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2012 Motorcycle Sales Up 2.8% Through Q2

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The MIC estimates through the first half of 2012 are in with sales of new motorcycles reporting a 2.8% increase from 2011.

YCRS Ienatsch at Sound Rider Rally

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
YCRS lead instructor Nick Ienatsch is to speak at the Sound Rider Rally, where you can enjoy beautiful scenery and learn from the best.

Dunkin’ Donuts Joins Miami AMA Pro Event

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Racing Runs on Dunkin': Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins Join M1 PowerSports for Triumph Big Kahuna Miami AMA Pro Nationals.

2012 XDL Championship Series Opening Round

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The Motul Drift Battles, K&N Circle Challenges and Yamaha Generators Wheelie Races are back as the 2012 XDL Championship Series gets underway.

Interview with Dani Pedrosa

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa discusses the 2012 MotoGP season so far, his RC213V's performance, and sharing the track with CRT machines.

Cycle News Issue 30 Available

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The July 31, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Knoxville and Kansas City riders raise $101,000

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Ride for Kids events in Knoxville and Kansas City combined to raise $101,155 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) on July 29.

American SuperBike Laguna Seca Results 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012
AMA Superbike motorcycle racing results from northern California’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

MotoGP Laguna Seca Results 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Did Jorge Lorenzo’s pole position translate into a race win? Find out in the MotoGP race results Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California.

FIM e-Power TTX Laguna Seca Results 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Michael Barnes continued to top the timesheet in FIM e-Power TTX racing at Laguna Seca, taking the win in Sunday's race.

Daytona SportBike Laguna Seca Results 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Motorcycle road racing results from the AMA Daytona SportBike class at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Suzuka 8 Hour Results 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Many of the top teams faced extreme challenges in the Suzuka 8 Hour World Endurance Championship race, opening the door for the F.C.C TSR Honda team and World Superbike rider Jonathan Rea to take home the win.

FIM e-Power TTX Laguna Seca Qualifying 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Results from Saturday E-Power electric motorcycle racing qualifying from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

AMA SuperSport Laguna Seca Results 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Motorcycle road racing results from the Motorcycle-Superstore.com AMA SuperSport class at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Laguna Seca MotoGP Qualifying Results 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Saturday MotoGP motorcycle road racing qualifying results from California’s Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

AMA Pro Racing Laguna Seca Saturday 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012
AMA riders hit the track for qualifying on Saturday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Laguna Seca MotoGP Free Practice 3 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012
The third and final MotoGP Free Practice results from Laguna Seca.

Suzuka 8 Hour Qualifying Results 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Results from qualifying for the Suzuka 8 Hour endurance race held in Japan.

AMA and GEICO Insurance Partnership

Friday, July 27, 2012
AMA and GEICO insurance reach an partnership agreement for the 2012 and beyond Pro Road Racing series.

Laguna Seca MotoGP Practice Results 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012
Find out Friday Free Practice 1 and 2 MotoGP results from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

AMA Pro Racing Laguna Seca Friday 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012
The AMA Pro Racing crew splits time with the MotoGP paddock as Friday practice sessions get underway at Laguna Seca.

Charity Auction for Racer Truslow

Friday, July 27, 2012
Charity auction to honor an injured young motorcycle racer where you can bid on a two-day school at the Yamaha Champions Riding School.

MotoGP Laguna Seca Free Practice 1 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa leads the MotoGP field as the 2012 Laguna Seca US Grand Prix gets underway with Free Practice 1.

Bazzaz Release Principia Dynamometer Line

Friday, July 27, 2012
Bazzaz announces the release of its Principia line of Dynamometers.

Hayden Signs MotoGP Extension with Ducati

Friday, July 27, 2012
Ducati announces a one-year extension with American rider Nicky Haydne just minutes before the action is slated to begin at Laguna Seca.

Saddlemen Seat Available for BMW GS

Friday, July 27, 2012
New Saddlemen Adventure Track Seats for 2012 BMW R1200GS.

Jimmy Ellis to AMA Hall of Fame

Thursday, July 26, 2012
1975 AMA Supercross Champion Jimmy Ellis to be inducted into AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

Bell Helmets Exhibit Prizes at Laguna USGP

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Race fans will vie for big prizes and virtual glory at Bell's interactive U.S. MotoGP experience.

RoadRace Factory Lists August School Dates

Thursday, July 26, 2012
August school dates announced for RoadRace Factory and American Supercamp in two Colorado locations. School dates include ladies only, combined courses and road racing enthusiasts.

Geoff May Launches American Roadracer Brand

Thursday, July 26, 2012
AMA Pro Racing competitor Geoff May will launch the American Roadracer brand at Laguna Seca.

Jardine GP1-R for 2011-12 GSX-R600/750

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Jardine Performance Products now shipping GP1-R full exhaust system for 2011 - 2012 Suzuki GSX-R 600/750.

Laguna Seca USGP MotoGP Preview 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
MotoGP and the AMA road race series intersect at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for this summer’s Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix.

Ticket Giveaway on Facebook for Miami & NOLA

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
M1 PowerSports begins daily AMA Pro Ticket Giveaway on Facebook for the Triumph Big Kahuna Miami and New Orleans Nationals.

World's First Solar-Powered SuperBike

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Barracuda Networks teamed up with Lightning Motorcycles to put the world's first solar-powered SuperBike to the track in the FIM e-Power TTXGP at Laguna Seca.

Yamaha MotoGP Riders: "Challenger Accepted"

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Ahead of the U.S. GP at Laguna Seca, Yamaha riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies, along with Tech 3's Andrea Dovizioso and Cal Crutchlow, got to take part in a commemorative video, each with his own Hemi-powered Dodge Challenger.

Simoncelli Foundation Receives Gilera RSA 250

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Marco Simoncelli's 2008 World Championship winning Gilera RSA 250 was recently presented to the Marco Simoncelli Foundation. Marco's father, Paolo, was on hand to accept his son's bike.

Accident Scene Management Course at IWMC

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference to include an Accident Scene Management Course.

AMA Pro Racing Laguna Seca Preview 2012

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
AMA Pro Racing heads to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix, a dual series event with MotoGP.

Ben Spies to Leave Yamaha

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Ben Spies recently announced, via Twitter, that he will be leaving Yamaha Factory Racing after the 2012 season. Whether he remains in MotoGP or heads elsewhere remains uncertain.

Cycle News Issue 29 Available

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The July 24, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Fox Motion Elite Shoe Review

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Motorcycling and actions sports apparel brand, Fox, continues to expand into the casual and active wear scenes with its new Fox Racing Motion-Elite Shoes.

Nicky Hayden at Dainese Store San Francisco

Monday, July 23, 2012
Nicky Hayden will be making a stop at the Ducati Store in San Francisco on his way to Laguna Seca. The Kentucky Kid will take part in a short interview, followed by Q & A and an autograph session.

World Superbike Brno Insider 2012

Monday, July 23, 2012
This week our World Superbike Insider reports from Brno, where points leader Max Biaggi was off the pace. SBK news off the track heats up as well, with one rider canned and the 2013 schedule taking shape.

AMA Pro Road Racing Tickets on Sale Now

Monday, July 23, 2012
Tickets for the final five rounds of the 2012 AMA Pro Road Racing season are now available.

2013 MV Agusta F3 First Ride

Monday, July 23, 2012
Legendary Italian motorcycle brand, MV Agusta, releases its F3 supersport in the U.S. and we test ride it in this sportbike review.

XR1200 Indianapolis Airdate & Expanded Purse

Monday, July 23, 2012
AMA Pro Racing recently announced the Speed TV airdate and expanded purse for the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 doubleheader at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Ride for Kids Mourns Loss of Dianne Traynor

Monday, July 23, 2012
Dianne Traynor, co-founder of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and the Ride For Kids motorcycle charity program, passed away Friday, July 20th, 2012 after a long illness.

Jardine GP1 Exhaust for 2012 Sportbikes

Monday, July 23, 2012
Jardine Performance Products launches the new GP1 Exhaust System applications for 2012 models.

World Supersport Brno Results 2012

Sunday, July 22, 2012
The World Supersport race at Brno was cut short after a red flag late in the race, just one of a number of red flags thrown during the contest. Fabien Foret bested Kenan Sofuoglu in a tense battle for the win.

World Superbike Brno Results 2012

Sunday, July 22, 2012
A late race battle for first in Race 1 at Brno saw Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea fighting for the lead, then Rea went down and opened the door for Marco Melandri to make a push for the front.

World Superbike Brno Superpole 2012

Saturday, July 21, 2012
Rain cut the World Superbike Brno Superpole from three knockout sessions to two. Max Biaggi continues to struggle, missing out on Superpole 2, leaving Tom Sykes and Carlos Checa to battle out front for the top time.

Attack Performance CRT Takes on MotoGP

Friday, July 20, 2012
AMA Pro Racing team owner Richard Stanboli spearheads an audacious racing project from his Attack Performance shop – building a MotoGP racebike from scratch.

MCSS Joins Action at Laguna Seca

Friday, July 20, 2012
Motorcycle-Superstore.com will be at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for another epic Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix and Round Eight of the AMA Pro Road series. The Motorcycle-Superstore.com booth will feature custom bikes by Roland Sands Designs, the infamous Dunk Tank and lots of Swag for the fans.

California, Illinois Against Checkpoint Laws

Friday, July 20, 2012
California and Illinois recently took a stand against motorcycle-only checkpoints, enacting laws to ban and/or restrict the practice.

World Superbike Brno Friday 2012

Friday, July 20, 2012
World Superbike Round 9 kicked off at Brno under grey skies that, during the afternoon timed session, turned to rain. Most teams still have plenty of work to do in order to be ready for Sunday's races.

Supplemental HOF Vote for Nobby Clark

Thursday, July 19, 2012
The AMA Hall of Fame saga for Derek ‘Nobby’ Clark continues, with the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation conducting a supplemental vote for the inclusion.

XDL Releases Queen Mary Motorcycle Video

Thursday, July 19, 2012
For the first time ever, motorcycles are being ridden on the Queen Mary in Long Beach in a ground-breaking video created by the XDL Championship Series.

Dunlop Races New KR449 Slick at Mid-Ohio

Thursday, July 19, 2012
Dunlop makes history at Mid-Ohio AMA Pro Road Race National with KR449 rear slicks.

Salt Addiction: The Big 5-0

Thursday, July 19, 2012
Celebrating Salt Addiction post number 50, the world’s fastest rider, Rocky Robinson, reflects on the ride so far.

World Superbike Brno Preview 2012

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The FIM World Superbike Championship returns for Round 9 at Brno. Max Biaggi remains the points leader, with Marco Melandri and Jonathan Rea trailing close behind.

Win Motorcycle Superstore Indy GP Experience

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Motorcycle-Superstore.com is sending two lucky motorcycle racing fans to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this August for the ultimate Red Bull Indianapolis GP experience.

Ohlins Offers Quarterly ‘Performance’ E-Zine

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Öhlins Racing AB, Sweden, launches a “Performance” Quarterly Webzine.

J&P Supports National Motorcycle Museum

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
J&P Cycles helps to support the National Motorcycle Museum through regular donations and collaborative work.

Kushitani Creates BMW Motorcycle Jacket

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
BMW Motorrad USA teams up with Kushitani to create a second generation line of premier motorsports jackets.

Cycle News Issue 28 Available

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The July 17, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

New Motorcycle Drift Contest by Motul & XDL

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Motul and XDL Championship Series create a new motorcycle drift competition.

Melling Makes Sense of MotoGP

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Our man Melling is at it again, poking another sharp editorial stick in the eye of Dorna and its CRT plans for MotoGP.

MotoGP Mugello Test 2012

Monday, July 16, 2012
MotoGP riders spent one extra day in Italy to test at Mugello during the third in-season test of the year, hoping to find that extra something to take to Round 10 at Laguna Seca.

After Mugello, Crutchlow Still Awaits Ducati

Monday, July 16, 2012
Running to another top six finish with Tech 3 Yamaha at Mugello, Cal Crutchlow still waits for Ducati on his official contract for 2013.

Lorenzo Tightens Title Grip at Mugello

Monday, July 16, 2012
It was another tale of two Factory Yamahas at Mugello, with Jorge Lorenzo tightening his grip on the 2012 crown while Ben Spies suffered another setback.

MotoGP Aliens on Marquez’ MotoGP Future

Monday, July 16, 2012
Marc Marquez is officially headed to MotoGP for 2013 on the factory Repsol Honda, and three of the four aliens comment on the rookies chances in the premier class.

Rossi on Mugello Result and Ducati Future

Monday, July 16, 2012
Valentino Rossi recorded one of his more impressive results with Ducati with a fifth-place finish at Mugello, but The Doctor’s future is far from certain.

Stoner Loses Ground in Italy, Critiques CRT

Monday, July 16, 2012
Casey Stoner lost more ground in his title defense at Mugello, with the Australian also sounding off on the CRT performance disparities after an incident in practice.

BMW Realigns World Superbike Effort

Monday, July 16, 2012
BMW Motorrad recently announced plans to realign its World Superbike factory team in 2013, turning full responsibility over to BMW Motorrad Italia.

Watch Laguna Seca USGP from Yamaha Chalet

Monday, July 16, 2012
Watch the Red Bull U.S.G.P. at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca from a Yamaha Chalet.

SuperBike Mid-Ohio Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012
Roger Hayden had one of his best races of the season in AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike, contending with points leader Josh Hayes for the win in Race 2 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

SportBike Mid-Ohio Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012
After AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike riders returned from a mid-race red flag in Race 2, it was anyone's guess who would take the checkers among the six battling out front.

SuperSport Mid-Ohio Race 2 Results

Sunday, July 15, 2012
A red flag mid-race stalled the AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport Race 2 action at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, but once restarted, the battle raged for podium position.

XR1200 Mid-Ohio Results 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012
Tyler O'Hara, Michael Barnes and Kyle Wyman returned to battle at the front of the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 pack at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

MotoGP Mugello Results 2012

Sunday, July 15, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo got out front early and didn't look back at Mugello in Round 9 of the 2012 MotoGP season. Dani Pedrosa and Andrea Dovizioso battled for the number two spot.

SuperBike Mid-Ohio Race 1 Results 2012

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Josh Hayes slipped from the front for a moment, but quickly regained his lead position in Race 1 of AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

SportBike Mid-Ohio Race 1 Results

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Dane Westby and Martin Cardenas battled up to the final turns for the lead in Race 1 of AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike in Ohio.

SuperSport Mid-Ohio Race 1 Results

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Dustin Dominguez got off to a bad start, but quickly recovered to battle with James Rispoli for the win in Race 1 of AMA Pro Motorcyc-Superstore.com SuperSport at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

MotoGP Mugello Qualifying 2012

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo battled out front for the fastest time in qualifying at Mugello and Hector Barbera makes his first appearance on the front row this season.

MHOF Clarifies Reversal of Nobby Clark Nod

Friday, July 13, 2012
Statement and review of the 2012 Hall of Fame induction class.

AMA Pro Racing Mid-Ohio Friday 2012

Friday, July 13, 2012
AMA Pro Road Racing opened Round 7 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Friday with practice and qualifying for SuperBike, SportBike and SuperSport classes.

MotoGP Mugello Friday Practice 2012

Friday, July 13, 2012
The 2012 MotoGP season hits the half-way mark with Round 9 at Mugello. Practice sessions wrapped with championship points leader Jorge Lorenzo out front, but a determined pack of riders followed the Mallorcan just fractions of a second behind.

AMA Pro Racing Mid-Ohio Preview 2012

Thursday, July 12, 2012
Josh Hayes looks for more SuperBike wins as the Graves Yamaha rider leads the AMA Pro Racing paddock into Round 7 at Mid-Ohio.

Ducati North America Posts New Sales Record

Thursday, July 12, 2012
Sales at Ducati North America reached a new 12-month high, surpassing the previous record set in 2007, with 10,094 new motorcycles delivered.

Repsol Honda Confirms Marquez and Pedrosa

Thursday, July 12, 2012
Honda Racing announces Marc Marquez will join long-time Repsol rider Dani Pedrosa on the factory squad for the 2013-2014 MotoGP seasons.

Self Killers Industries Joins XDL Championship

Thursday, July 12, 2012
Self Killers Industries joins XDL Championship Series as an official partner.

AMA News and Notes August 2012

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The American Motorcycle Association brings you the next edidtion of AMA News and Notes for August 2012.

Saddlemen Seats for Ducati Sportbikes

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
New Saddlemen Performance Seat Fitments for Ducati 848/848S/1098/1098S/1198/1198S

YCRS Announces a 2012 Women's School

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Yamaha Champions Riding School announces 2012 Women's School.

IMS Teams with Dealer Expo at Indy

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Advanstar launches a new Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Indianapolis alongside the Dealer Expo.

Valerie Thompson Sets New Land Speed Record

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Valerie Thompson set a new land speed record in the PP-1000 Production motorcycle class, hitting a top speed of 197.46 mph at the ECTA Ohio Mile event.

Racing 905 Sponsors XDL Sickest Trick

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Racing 905 steps up as the new Title Sponsor of the XDL Championship Series’ Sickest Trick Competition.

Cycle News Issue 27 Available

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The July 10, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Fast by Gast WPGC Bike Fest July 21-22

Monday, July 9, 2012
The MIROCK Superbike Series heads to Maryland International Raceway for the Fast by Gast WPGC Bike Fest July 21-22, 2012.

Honda WSBK Team to Open Brno Garage

Monday, July 9, 2012
The Honda World Superbike Team is set to erect a pit display system in its Brno garage so Honda owners have a chance to go behind the scenes.

Pedrosa Relieved by Sachsenring Win

Monday, July 9, 2012
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa finds relief in his Sachsenring MotoGP win, the Spaniard breaking his long-running victory drought.

Rossi Satisfied with Sachsenring Sixth

Monday, July 9, 2012
Amidst rumors of his future with Ducati, Valentino Rossi claims to be satisfied with its best dry result of the year at Sachsenring – a sixth-place finish.

Lorenzo’s Fortunes Improve at German GP

Monday, July 9, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo’s title fortunes improved at Sachsenring, despite tire troubles that kept him from fighting for the win. Meanwhile, tire woes continue to dog teammate Ben Spies.

2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R First Look

Monday, July 9, 2012
Kawasaki arms its 2013 Ninja ZX-10R with an Ohlins electronic steering damper as standard fitment.

Bridgestone Explains Assen Tire Issues

Monday, July 9, 2012
Tire wear has proven a critical factor in MotoGP races this year, including issues at Assen. Bridgestone has revealed results of its analysis of those Assen tire troubles.

Change of Machinery Possible for Edwards

Monday, July 9, 2012
Although finishing once again in the points, for the first time since Qatar, Colin Edwards arrived at Germany with rumors of a machinery switch for the Forward Racing CRT project.

MotoGP Sachsenring Results 2012

Sunday, July 8, 2012
Repsol Honda fight for another 1-2 MotoGP finish at Sachsenring in Round 8 of the 2012 World Championship, but a final lap crash spells disaster for one rider.

MotoGP Sachsenring Qualifying 2012

Saturday, July 7, 2012
In the final minutes of qualifying at Sachsenring for Round 8 of the MotoGP World Championship, no less than seven different riders held pole position before the end.

2012 Barber Vintage Festival Tickets on Sale

Friday, July 6, 2012
Tickets are on sale for the 2012 Barber Vintage Festival presented by the Triumph Dealers of North America at Barber Motorsports Park.

MotoGP Sachsenring Friday Practice 2012

Friday, July 6, 2012
Fluctuating weather gave MotoGP riders the chance to practice at Sachsenring in both wet and dry conditions as they prepare for the German Grand Prix, Round 8 of the 2012 World Championship.

NEXX Go Ben Truslow Fundraiser for Laguna

Friday, July 6, 2012
Injured WERA racer Ben Truslow is fighting his way back to recovery after serious injury in a Las Vegas race. NEXX helmets and the Truslow family are teaming up with a charity fundraiser.

Gerloff Cleared to Race Graves Yamaha

Thursday, July 5, 2012
Garrett Gerloff has been cleared to begin riding again for the Yamaha Extended Service/Graves/Yamaha.

PJ Jacobsen Gets Tyco Suzuki BSB Ride

Thursday, July 5, 2012
PJ Jacobsen joins Josh Brokes and Alastair Seeley and the rest of the Tyco Suzuki team at Oulton BSB.

Sofuoglu Penalty Not Enough Says PTR Boss

Thursday, July 5, 2012
Outspoken Performance Technical Racing boss Simon Buckmaster publicly criticizes World Supersport points leader Kenan Sofuoglu’s recent penalty at Aragon.

Backmarker: Motorcyclepedia Museum

Thursday, July 5, 2012
This month our Backmarker tells the backstory of the Motorcyclepedia museum, run by the father/son team of Gerald and Ted Doering.

MotoGP Sachsenring Preview 2012

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Heading into the German Grand Prix at Sachsenring, Round 8 of the 2012 MotoGP season, Casey Stoner and Jorge Lorenzo are tied for the overall lead.

Alpinestars Tech Base Layer Review

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
After upgrading from sweaty T-shirt to Alpinestars Tech Base Layer, Mr. Melling can now wriggle out of his leathers without cardiac difficulties. Read why.

Cycle News Issue 26 Available

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The July 3, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

World Superbike Aragon Test 2012

Monday, July 2, 2012
World Superbike test the new 17-inch wheels and tires at Aragon following Round 8.

World Superbike Aragon Insider 2012

Monday, July 2, 2012
Max Biaggi and Marco Melandri split the Aragon wins once again, but Aprilia men Eugene Laverty and Chaz Davies make things interesting. Our Insider also dishes on 2013 silly season rumors in the SBK paddock.

Assen MotoGP: Stoner Leads Repsol 1-2

Monday, July 2, 2012
Casey Stoner led the victory 1-2 Repsol Honda charge, as the Australian outlasted teammate Dani Pedrosa for the win. But our Insider reports the reigning champ’s weekend was far from easy.

Crutchlow on Assen TT & His GP Future

Monday, July 2, 2012
Caught up in the first-corner melee at Assen, Cal Crutchlow is left to wonder on what might have been – a podium finish at the Dutch TT. The British rider also sounds off on his 2013 plans.

Lorenzo and Bautista on Assen TT Collision

Monday, July 2, 2012
The first corner incident involving Alvaro Bautista and Jorge Lorenzo has momentous championship implications, with Lorenzo losing not only his 25-point lead, but a new engine as well. The riders respond.

Nicky Hayden Uncertain of Ducati future

Monday, July 2, 2012
One rider that appears out of the MotoGP loop right now is American Nicky Hayden, with the 2006 MotoGP champ still looking for a 2013 ride.

Spies Rues Tire Problem that Cost Podium

Monday, July 2, 2012
Casey Stoner and Valentino Rossi weren’t the only riders griping about their Bridgestones at Assen, with Ben Spies losing a podium spot owing to chunking of his rear in the closing laps.

Tire Woes Hamper Rossi at Assen TT

Monday, July 2, 2012
Tire woes spoiled Valentino Rossi’s race at the Dutch TT, but the misfortune at Assen doesn’t remedy the Ducati’s troubles – with The Doctor demanding a clear development plan from Ducati.

Corser Rides R 90 S at Goodwood

Monday, July 2, 2012
BMW Motorrad brand ambassador Troy Corser raced the 1976 BMW R 90 S at the “Goodwood Festival of Speed".

Bautista Penalized for Assen Incident

Monday, July 2, 2012
San Carlo Honda Gresini's Alvaro Bautista will start from last place at Sachsenring after receiving a penalty for reckless riding at the Assen TT where he took out Yamaha Factory Racing's Jorge Lorenzo.

HOF Removes Derek Clark from 2012 Nominees

Monday, July 2, 2012
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame announces a change to the 2012 induction class.

World Superbike Aragon Results 2012

Sunday, July 1, 2012
The races in World Superbike at Aragon were heated battles for podium position, with fractions of a second separating the final finishing positions in both contests.

World Supersport Aragon Results 2012

Sunday, July 1, 2012
A red flag delay after the warm-up lap, a penalty issued against Kenan Sofuoglu for agressive riding and a number of crashes marked World Supersport action at Aragon.