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EVS Sports Announces Street Glove Line

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Check out EVS Sport's New Street Glove line.

H-D Sponsors Mert Lawwill MHoF Recognition

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Harley-Davidson is the presenting sponsor of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame's recognition of Mert Lawwill, who will be honored during the induction ceremony November 16, 2012 at the Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas.

KTM Presenting Sponsor for MHoF Induction

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
KTM has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony scheduled for November 16, 2012 at the Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas.

2012 WSBK Organizer and Media Awards

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Infront Motor Sports announced that the Donington Park circuit in the United Kingdom was the winner of the 2012 Superbike Organizer Award.

Ducati Confirms Carlos Checa for 2013

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Ducati has confirmed that Carlos Checa will pilot an 1199 Panigale for the 2013 World Superbike season, but has cut ties with Althea Racing.

Moto Celebs at Progressive MC Show in Atlanta

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A number of motorcycle celebrities are set to appear at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Atlanta, Georgia including Ricky Carmichael, Ashley Fiolek, Kevin Schwantz, Colin Edwards and many more.

Leatt Neck Brace Patent Upheld by EPO

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The European Patent Office recently upheld Leatt's patent for one of its neck brace designs.

Cycle News Issue 43 Available

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The October 30, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Harley Team Clinches NHRA Title

Monday, October 29, 2012
Ed Krawiec notched another win to his credit at the recent Big O Tires NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas, leaving only his teammate, Andrew Hines, still in contention for the title with one round remaining.

Interview with Marc Marquez

Monday, October 29, 2012
Moto2 World Champion Marc Marquez recently sat down to talk about his title-winning season and what he expects from the premier-class in 2013.

Crutchlow Thrilled with Australian Podium

Monday, October 29, 2012
Tech 3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow ended a disappointing run of bad luck with his second career MotoGP podium, this time at Phillip Island.

Early PI Mistake Ends Pedrosa’s Title Bid

Monday, October 29, 2012
Dani Pedrosa desperately needed points at Phillip Island to sustain his title fight, but the Repsol Honda pilot scored zero with an early DNF.

Eurosport and Infront Extend WSBK Partnership

Monday, October 29, 2012
The Eurosport Group and Infront Sports & Media have extended their partnership of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship through 2015, with new exclusivities in four markets.

Lorenzo Celebrates Second MotoGP Crown

Monday, October 29, 2012
Stoner was unassailable at Phillip Island, but it was no matter for Jorge Lorenzo, who secured his second MotoGP title at the Australian Grand Prix.

Stoner Makes It Super Six at Phillip Island

Monday, October 29, 2012
Casey Stoner’s swan song at his home Australian circuit sees the reigning MotoGP champion completely dominant at Phillip Island.

Valentino Rossi Outpaced at Phillip Island

Monday, October 29, 2012
The season finale at Valencia can’t come soon enough for Valentino Rossi, who’s Ducati disappointment continues at Phillip Island with another lackluster finish.

Jules Cluzel to FIXI Crescent Suzuki in 2013

Monday, October 29, 2012
French rider Jules Cluzel has joined with FIXI Crescent Suzuki to contest the 2013 World Superbike season in the premier-class.

2012 Kawasaki ZX-14R Drag Bike Project

Monday, October 29, 2012
MotoUSA turns a stock 2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R into a better drag racing weapon with easy to install bolt-on modifications. We put our ZX Drag Bike Project to the test at our local Friday Night Drags to see if our work payed off.

Katsuyuki Nakasuga in for Spies at Valencia

Monday, October 29, 2012
Japanese Yamaha test rider Katsuyuki Nakasuga has been chosen to step in for Ben Spies in the final round of the 2012 MotoGP season at Valencia.

MotoGP Phillip Island Results 2012

Sunday, October 28, 2012
The incident-packed race at Phillip Island saw local hero Casey Stoner prevail in commanding fashion and his teammate, Dani Pedrosa, lose hope of winning this year's title.

MotoGP Phillip Island Qualifying 2012

Saturday, October 27, 2012
Local rider Casey Stoner continued to dominate at Phillip Island through qualifying, appearing to be uncatchable. Randy de Puniet also shined, earning one of the best CRT qualifying positions ever.

Salt Addiction: Red Hat Diaries

Friday, October 26, 2012
Land speed racer Rocky Robinson returns to explain the history of "Red Hat" club and profiles some of its members in his newest installment of Salt Addiction.

John McGuinness TT Legend Book in Stock

Friday, October 26, 2012
The stunning and intimate portrait of Isle of Man TT legend John McGuinness is in stock now and ready for immediate shipping.

Buy Motorcycle Parade Laps for WERA

Friday, October 26, 2012
Motorcycle parade laps are available for the 40th annual WERA Grand National finals at the Barber Motorsports Park.

MotoGP Phillip Island Friday 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012
Casey Stoner put in a strong showing for his home crowd at Phillip Island during MotoGP free practice sessions, outpacing his teammate Dani Pedrosa and current championship points leader Jorge Lorenzo.

CVMA Round 5 Racing Results from Chuckwalla

Friday, October 26, 2012
This past weekend marked the fifth round of the California-based CVMA motorcycle road racing series held at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway.

2012 Yamaha Laguna Seca Ride Day

Friday, October 26, 2012
Yamaha invites MotoUSA out to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for its Second Annual Customer Appreciation Track Day, and to sample a GYTR-prepped R1 Superbike.

Valerie Thompson to Appear at SEMA Show

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Five-time Land Speed Motorcycle record holder Valerie Thompson is to appear at the SEMA Show with Martech Quality Air Breathing Systems.

Ben Spies Shoulder Surgery a Success

Thursday, October 25, 2012
MotoGP rider Ben Spies undergoes successful surgery in the USA.

Chris Carr, JD Beach at American Supercamp

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Chris Carr, JD Beach to be featured guest instructors for the Harrington, Delaware camps with American Supercamp.

2013 Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Following the announcement that the Circuit of The Americas will host the first U.S. round of the 2013 MotoGP Championship in April, its name has been confirmed as the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas.

MotoGP Phillip Island Preview 2012

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
MotoGP riders will soon head into the penultimate round of the season, the Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island. Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo are still battling for the title and Casey Stoner will look to post a top result in the final home race of his career.

2012 TT Races Continue the Economic Climb

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
2012 TT races continues the upward trend of economic contribution, commercial revenues and international awareness.

14th Annual MIC Event to Connect and Engage

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
14th Annual MIC Communications Symposium offers industry information, workshops, thought-provoking presenters and more.

Sofuoglu and Foret with Kawasaki in 2013

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Kenan Sofuoglu and Fabien Foret have announced plans to remain with Kawasaki Racing for the 2013 World Supersport Championship season.

Cycle News Issue 42 Available

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The October 23, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

40th Annual WERA Grand National Finals

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The 40th Annual WERA Grand National Finals will be in Leeds AL on October 25th.

Phoenix and San Diego Rides Nets $120,000

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Phoenix and San Diego Ride for Kids events exceed $120,000.

Pro Nitrous Quarter Mile Shootout

Monday, October 22, 2012
Manufacturers and others in the Pro Modified motorcycle industry have banded together to bring the Pro Nitrous Quarter Mile Shootout to the South Georgia Motorsports Park November 9-11, 2012.

Ezpeleta & Rossi on Proposed Rules

Monday, October 22, 2012
MotoGP boss Carmelo Ezpeleta continues to press his case for comprehensive MotoGP rules changes, with Valentino Rossi commenting on the need to differentiate MotoGP from WSB.

Lorenzo Escapes Title Disaster at Sepang

Monday, October 22, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo luckily escapes Sepang with a 23-point lead in the MotoGP series, while Tech 3 satellite rider Cal Crutchlow is less fortunate.

Pedrosa Reverses Fortunes in the Wet

Monday, October 22, 2012
Notorious for his poor performances in wet conditions, Dani Pedrosa reverses his fortunes with a masterful win at Sepang, while teammate Casey Stoner returns to the podium.

Valentino Rossi Backs Sepang Stoppage

Monday, October 22, 2012
Valentino Rossi comments on the decision of Race Direction to stop the Malaysian Grand Prix owing to monsoon conditions. Yamaha also confirms The Doctor’s return to the M1 will include his long-time crew.

TTXGP World Final at Daytona Results 2012

Monday, October 22, 2012
Former MotorcycleUSA contributing editor, Steve Atlas, made history during the 2012 TTXGP World Final at Daytona International Speedway.

STM: European Grand Tour Thoughts

Monday, October 22, 2012
Our man Melling weighs in on the troubling future for motorcycling and its aging demographic during a grand European tour.

IMS Nationwide Tour Kicks Off in Atlanta

Monday, October 22, 2012
The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows Nationwide tour kicks off in Atlanta.

Marco Melandri's Tour of Germany

Monday, October 22, 2012
BMW Motorrad's Marco Melandri took a recent tour of Germany, making stops at BMW's Prototype Mechanical Machining department in Munich and then taking to the track at Hockenheimring to run demo laps aboard the S1000RR.

Ben Spies Out for Phillip Island

Monday, October 22, 2012
During trackside medical evaluation it appeared Ben Spies suffered no serious injuries after his high-side at Sepang, but further tests revealed a number of issues that will force him to sit out the upcoming round at Phillip Island.

MotoGP Sepang Results 2012

Sunday, October 21, 2012
Heavy rain ended the MotoGP contest at Sepang early as visibility was dangerously low and standing water was developing at various points over the circuit. A number crashes resulted before officials red flagged the event.

MotoGP Sepang Qualifying 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012
The battle between Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa continued through qualifying at Sepang in the Malaysian Grand Prix, with both riders posting some of the fastest laps ever recorded at the circuit.

Daytona Hosts TTXGP Electric Motorcycle Race

Friday, October 19, 2012
During the upcoming Fall Cycle Scene event, Daytona International Speedway will host its first ever TTXGP electric motorcycle Race.

Record-Breaking CBR600RR at SEMA Show

Friday, October 19, 2012
Cathy Butler's ACAT Global Honda CBR600RR, which set a new land speed record in 2007 for gasoline-powered 650cc motorcycles at the Bonneville Salt Flats, will be on display during the SEMA show in Las Vegas October 30-November 2, 2012.

IoM Government Renames Manx Grand Prix

Friday, October 19, 2012
The Isle of Man government confirms the identity of the new Festival of Motorcycling for 2013.

MotoGP Sepang Friday 2012

Friday, October 19, 2012
MotoGP Free Practice at Sepang in Malaysia was disrupted by an afternoon rain storm which left half the track drenched. Riders were able to take advantage of dry conditions in the morning, Repsol Honda riders Dani Pedrosa and Casey Stoner leading the way.

MHoF Advance Tickets Price Deadline Coming

Friday, October 19, 2012
Advance ticket price deadline approaching for AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legends Weekend in Las Vegas.

Kawasaki Motors Corp U.S.A. Sponsors MHoF

Friday, October 19, 2012
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. supports the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony as the dinner sponsor.

K-Tech Teams with EDR Performance

Thursday, October 18, 2012
K-Tech Suspension adds EDR Performance to a growing list Of service centers.

Troy Corser BMW World Superbike Interview 2

Thursday, October 18, 2012
Find out BMW Brand Ambassador and two-time World Superbike champ Troy Corser’s opinion on the state of road racing in this interview.

2013 WSBK Season Starts with Aragon Test

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Recent testing by a number of teams at Motorland Aragon marked the official start of the 2013 World Superbike season.

2013 World Superbike Regulation Update

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The Superbike Commission recently met and agreed to a number of modifications to the regulations of World Superbike, World Supersport and FIM Superstock.

MotoGP Sepang Preview 2012

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
MotoGP heads to the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang, the site where Marco Simoncelli lost his life in 2011. Riders have only three rounds remaining in the season to make a push for overall points, with Jorge Lorenzo still leading the way.

YCRS Announces 2013 Schedule

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Yamaha Champions Riding School announces the 2013 schedule. Learn from the best and be a faster, safer rider.

MotoGP 2013 Calendar Update

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
MotoGP officials released an updated version of the 2013 calendar, which includes a new stop at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas on April 21, 2013.

Cycle News Issue 41 Available

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The October 16, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Dainese Scarpa Technical Sneaker Review

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Dainese aims to lure fashion conscience motorcyclists with its Scarpa Technical Sneaker.

STM: MotoGP, Without the Emotion

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Ranting about Grand Prix motorcycle racing comes natural to Mr. Melling. So did you think he’d stay silent about the MotoGP/World Superbike union under Bridgepoint? Get ready for the unified World Championship.

Crutchlow’s Podium Run, Out of Gas

Monday, October 15, 2012
Tech 3 Yamaha’s Cal Crutchlow had another MotoGP podium finish in his sights at Motegi, until the British rider ran out of gas.

Lorenzo Concedes Motegi Victory

Monday, October 15, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo still holds an imposing points lead over rival Dani Pedrosa but the 2010 MotoGP champion concedes victory was impossible at the recent Japanese GP.

Motegi Seventh Best Possible Says Rossi

Monday, October 15, 2012
The disappointing lame duck rounds for Valentino Rossi continue, with The Doctor admitting seventh was his best possible result at Motegi.

Re-Signed Bautista Nabs Motegi Rostrum

Monday, October 15, 2012
Alvaro Bautista celebrates retaining his Gresini Honda ride with an unexpected podium finish at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit – the first-ever all Spanish podium in the premier class.

Stoner Tires During Motegi Return

Monday, October 15, 2012
Reigning MotoGP champ Casey Stoner marked his return from injury with a fifth-place result at Motegi, but lacked the strength to challenge the leaders.

2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R First Ride

Monday, October 15, 2012
After a 10-year hiatus Kawasaki brings back its 636-powered Ninja ZX-6R. But will it be enough to jumpstart the middleweight sportbike market? Road Test Editor Adam Waheed calls it from California’s Thunderhill Raceway.

Guintoli WSB Suzuki Deal Falls Through

Monday, October 15, 2012
Sylvain Guintoli had signed to ride with FIXI Crescent Suzuki for the 2013 World Superbike season, but in light of a late offer from a rival team has broken his commitment to the Suzuki squad.

GP Commission Issues Changes for 2013

Sunday, October 14, 2012
The Grand Prix Commission recently met during the MotoGP round at Motegi and agreed on changes to qualifying procedures in 2013 as well as a change to the definition of "season."

MotoGP Motegi Results 2012

Sunday, October 14, 2012
Dani Pedrosa continued to ride in prime form at Motegi, Round 15 of the 2012 MotoGP season, while Jorge Lorenzo maintained a steady pace to protect his points lead.

MotoGP Motegi Qualifying 2012

Saturday, October 13, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa earned front row starts in MotoGP qualifying at Motegi, posting their fastest laps late in the session and breaking a pole record in the process.

Aprilia Offers SBK Title Promo for RSV4

Friday, October 12, 2012
Aprilia USA celebrates the World Superbike Championship with a special RSV4 Sales Event.

"Tribute to Joan Lascorz" Helmet Auction

Friday, October 12, 2012
Tom Sykes' "Tribute to Joan Lascorz" helmet, which he wore during the final World Superbike round of 2012 at Magny-Cours, is going up for auction with proceeds going to help Lascorz in his recovery.

MotoGP Motegi Friday 2012

Friday, October 12, 2012
MotoGP riders were greeted with ideal conditions at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Japan during Friday's practice sessions.

12 New Red Bull MotoGP Rookies for 2013

Thursday, October 11, 2012
After three days of selection events, the Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup has invited 12 young riders to join the Cup in 2013.

John Hensley's 'Chronicles of a Club Racer II'

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Chronicles of a Club Racer:'The Artistry of a Thing' follows Hensley as he sits down with some of the top motorcycle racers on the planet to listen to them speak about the love and drive they feel toward their craft.

Perry King to Host MHoF Induction Ceremony

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Perry King is to emcee the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by KTM.

Backmarker: Cannonball Run 2012

Thursday, October 11, 2012
The Cannonball Run returns in 2012, featuring vintage motorcycles crossing the country, and our Backmarker shadows the ride as it meanders through Sturgis.

MotoGP Motegi Preview 2012

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Dani Pedrosa will fight to score another race win and further close the points gap on Jorge Lorenzo in Round 15 at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Japan.

8th Annual Barber Vintage Festival to Kick Off

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The 8th Annual Barber Vintage Festival kicks off on October 12.

Cycle News Issue 40 Available

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The October 9, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

2013 World Superbike Provisional Calendar

Monday, October 8, 2012
World Superbike officials recently released the provisional calendar for the 2013 WSBK season.

World Superbike Magny Cours Insider 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012
Biaggi’s second World Superbike title is claimed by the slimmest of margins, as the 2012 World Superbike campaign concludes at Magny Cours. Our Insider reports from France.

M1 Auctioning Steve Rapp's Bell Helmet

Monday, October 8, 2012
Race for Life: M1 PowerSports is to auction off Steve Rapp's Big Kahuna Bell helmet to raise funds for a local child battling Leukemia.

SuperBike New Orleans Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, October 7, 2012
AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike Race 2 at New Orleans Motorsports Park was action and incident packed, with a number of riders falling out of competition before the checkers.

SportBike New Orleans Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, October 7, 2012
Martin Cardenas and Cameron Beaubier went down to the wire in AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike Race 2 at New Orleans Motorsports Park, with a final lap pass deciding the race winner.

SuperSport New Orleans Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, October 7, 2012
Garrett Gerloff ended the 2012 AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport season with a strong performance ahead of Hayden Gillim and James Rispoli in Race 2 at New Orleans Motorsports Park.

XR1200 New Orleans Results 2012

Sunday, October 7, 2012
A final lap move by Tyler O'Hara changed the outcome of the final AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 race of the season at New Orleans Motorsports Park.

World Supersport Magny-Cours Results 2012

Sunday, October 7, 2012
Jules Cluzel put in a commanding World Supersport performance in front of his home crowd at Magny-Cours, avoiding the turmoil in the battle for third between Kenan Sofuoglu and Dan Linfoot.

John Hopkins Out for 2013

Sunday, October 7, 2012
John Hopkins has decided to sit out the 2013 World Superbike season to help regain full physical fitness and reexamine his goals in professional motorcycle racing.

WorldSBK Magny-Cours Results 2012

Sunday, October 7, 2012
The 2012 eni FIM World Superbike title battle came down to the final laps of Race 2 at Magny-Cours, with the eventual champion claiming an advantage of just half a point.

Camier Signs with Suzuki for 2013

Saturday, October 6, 2012
Leon Camier has signed on to ride with FIXI Crescent Suzuki in the 2013 World Superbike Championship.

SuperBike New Orleans Race 1 Results 2012

Saturday, October 6, 2012
Josh Hayes was a force in AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike Race 1 at NOLA Motorsports Park, leaving a number of riders to battle for second place.

SportBike New Orleans Race 1 Results 2012

Saturday, October 6, 2012
An early red flag took two front-runners out of competition in AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike Race 1 at New Orleans Motorsports Park, leaving Martin Cardenas and Cameron Beaubier to battle for the front.

SuperSport New Orleans Race 1 2012

Saturday, October 6, 2012
Red flags marked the start and finish of AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport Race 1 at New Orleans Motorsports Park, but that didn't stop Hayden Gillim from putting in one of his best performances of the season.

WorldSBK Magny-Cours Superpole 2012

Saturday, October 6, 2012
Max Biaggi was left with a small hill to climb after the Tissot-Superpole sessions at Magny-Cours if he's to protect his World Superbike points lead from Tom Sykes and Marco Melandri.

Hopkins Out for WSBK Magny-Cours

Saturday, October 6, 2012
Due to injuries sustained earlier in the season, John Hopkins will sit out the final round of the 2012 World Superbike season at Magny-Cours.

Chronicles of a Club Racer in LA Film Festival

Friday, October 5, 2012
Internet-based motorcycle publication Motorcycle USA is pleased to announce that the first installment of its Chronicles of a Club Racer video series will be featured in this year’s Los Angeles Motorcycle Film Festival.

Revive Your Ride! Giveaway Promotion Starts

Friday, October 5, 2012
Revive Your Ride! Year-End Giveaway promotion starts November 1st.

AMA Pro Racing New Orleans Friday 2012

Friday, October 5, 2012
The final round of 2012 AMA Pro Road Racing got underway at New Orleans Motorsports Park with qualifying sessions for SuperBike, Daytona SportBike and SuperSport on Friday.

Ride for Kids in Las Vegas raises $59,000

Friday, October 5, 2012
Ride for Kids in Las Vegas raises $59,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

WorldSBK Magny-Cours Friday 2012

Friday, October 5, 2012
Tom Sykes started the weekend at Magny-Cours strong, posting top times in qualifying and looking hungry for a shot at the 2012 World Superbike title.

Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans Commercial

Friday, October 5, 2012
M1 PowerSports Video: Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans Commercial.

FIXI Continues as Suzuki WSBK Title Sponsor

Friday, October 5, 2012
FIXI has signed on to continue it's commitment as the Crescent Suzuki team's title sponsor for the 2013 World Superbike season.

PowersportsU Launches at Intermot Show

Friday, October 5, 2012
PowersportsU goes viral as PSU/EU launches at the Intermot Tradeshow in Cologne Germany.

KTM is Now Presenting Sponsor of AMA MHoF

Friday, October 5, 2012
KTM signs on as presenting sponsor of AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Troy Corser BMW World Superbike Interview

Friday, October 5, 2012
Legendary motorcycle road racer, Troy Corser, gives insight on how the BMW S1000RR racebike was developed and shares his opinion on former competitors Marco Melandri and Leon Haslam in this multi-part interview.

AMA News and Notes October 2012

Thursday, October 4, 2012
American Motorcyclist Association brings you the next edition of News and Notes for October 2012.

Triumph Big Kahuna NOLA Teaser Video

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans at NOLA Motorsports Park Teaser Video.

45th Annual AMA Congress Convenes

Thursday, October 4, 2012
The 2012 American Motorcyclist Association convened for its 45th annual meeting on October 4-6, 2012 to consider, debate and vote on changes to rules and regulations governing AMA-sanctioned sporting events.

Big Blue Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Research

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Big Blue goes pink for Breast Cancer Research as Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha “gears” up for NOLA.

Backmarker: Bridgepoint’s Messy Marriage

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Bridgepoint Capital shook up the motorcycle racing scene with its acquisition of the MotoGP and World Superbike series. Now with news of a further merger of the two premier road racing series, our Backmarker weighs in.

Rider Insurance Supports Cancer Awareness

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Rider Insurance is launching its “Check Your Headlights” campaign to help raise awareness for breast cancer.

Suzuki Launches “Millionth Edition” GSX-R1000

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Suzuki unveils a commemorative GSX-R1000 to celebrate the one millionth GSX-R to roll off the production line.

JT Nesbitt Rises: Glory be American Superbikes

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Motorcycle design savante JT Nesbitt returns after an eight-year hiatus with his sights set on restoring glory to the American superbike with his Bienville Legacy Project.

Thompson Captures Two Land Speed Records

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Valerie Thompson captures two new land speed records at ECTA’s Throttle Nation Top Speed Challenge.

DIS Schedule of Activities at Fall Cycle Scene

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
On and off the track, DIS boasts a busy schedule of activities during the Fall Cycle Scene at the Daytona International Speedway.

Research Results Unveiled at MSF Conference

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is to unveil groundbreaking research results at the 2013 International Safety Conference in Florida.

Galfer USA Taking 2013 Sponsor Applications

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Galfer USA is now accepting sponsorship applications for the 2013 racing year.

Motorcycle Superstore Sales to Benefit BCRF

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Motorcycle-Superstore.com joins Tucker Rocky in honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Brocha and Vigil to Perform at Vintage Festival

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Professional motorcycle stunt riders Nick 'Apex' Brocha and Ernie 'EDub' Vigil are coming back to Barber Motorsports Park for the Barber Vintage Festival.

Casey Stoner to Race Motegi

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
After missing the last three MotoGP races due to injury, two-time world champion Casey Stoner returns to action in Japan.

World SBK Magny-Cours Preview 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Riders are gearing up for the final round of the 2012 eni FIM World Superbike Championship at Magny-Cours with the 2012 Superbike title still undecided.

COTA Texas MotoGP Round Set for April 2013

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Still mired in legal dispute, the Texas MotoGP event at Circuit of the Americas has been set for April 19-21.

M1 PowerSports SuperKart Challenge at NOLA

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
M1 PowerSports SuperKart Challenge with AMA Pro Riders is set to kick-off Triumph Big Kahuna New Orleans at NOLA Motorsports Park.

EPA Failed to Respond by E15 Fuel Deadline

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
EPA fails to meet a deadline in response to congressional letter seeking answers on the four-gallon minimum fuel mandate.

Cycle News Issue 39 Available

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The October 2, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

2013 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC First Look

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Aprilia upgrades its championship-winning RSV4 sportbike with ABS, more power and better brakes for 2013.

Corey Alexander Injured, Out for NOLA

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Corey Alexander recently suffered a broken tibia and fibula in his right leg during training and will miss the final round of the 2012 AMA Pro Road Racing series at NOLA Motorsports Park.

Tsujikawa Joins Advanstar Powersports

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Tigra Tsujikawa joins Advanstar Powersports Group, the industry leader brings 14 years of experience to Progressive International Motorcycle Shows and Dealer Expo.

2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale RS13 First Look

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Ducati announces its intention to sell a World Superbike racing version of its 1199 Panigale sportbike.

Bridgepoint Brings Together GP and WSBK

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Bridgepoint, owner of MotoGP and World Superbike, has announced that the two racing series' will come together under a single umbrella organization.

2013 BMW HP4 Pricing Announced

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
BMW Motorrad announced pricing for the 2013 S1000 HP4 at the Intermot Show in Cologne, Germany.

Crutchlow Misses Aragon Podium on Final Lap

Monday, October 1, 2012
Cal Crutchlow narrowly missed the chance to add another podium finish to his 2012 MotoGP season, falling short of teammate Andrea Dovizioso by a slim margin.

Lorenzo Content with Second at Aragon

Monday, October 1, 2012
Title front-runner Jorge Lorenzo was content to settle for second at Aragon, looking to keep his points lead intact for the home stretch.

Schwantz Plays Down 2014 Suzuki GP Rumors

Monday, October 1, 2012
1993 world champion Kevin Schwantz played down rumors that he will spearhead Suzuki's return to MotoGP in 2014.

Team Bosses Happy Spies Staying in GP

Monday, October 1, 2012
Two men that are happy to see American Ben Spies sticking with MotoGP are his current and former Yamaha bosses, Massimo Meregalli and Herve Poncharal.

Valentino Rossi Rues First Lap Error at Aragon

Monday, October 1, 2012
Valentino Rossi’s Ducati disappointment continues, with The Doctor’s chances at Aragon spoiled by a first-lap mistake that forced him to climb back from dead last.

Victorious Pedrosa Not Counting on Support

Monday, October 1, 2012
Victorious at Aragon, Dani Pedrosa is not counting on support from his Repsol Honda teammate Casey Stoner during the closing rounds of the 2012 MotoGP title fight.

Herrin Injured, Possibly Out for NOLA

Monday, October 1, 2012
Josh Herrin of Monster Energy Graves Yamaha injured his shoulder over the weekend and may not be fit to compete in the final round of AMA Pro Road Racing at NOLA Motorspots Park in New Orleans.