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MotoGP Aragon Results 2012

Sunday, September 30, 2012
Under sunny skies, MotoGP riders faced off in the race at Aragon with Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa battling at the head of the pack.

Kawasaki Times Square Takeover in Photos

Saturday, September 29, 2012
Kawasaki thinks outside the box and presents its Ninja sportbikes to a broader audience in Times Square.

MotoGP Aragon Qualifying 2012

Saturday, September 29, 2012
Dry conditions finally greeted MotoGP riders at Aragon during Saturday's qualifying session with Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa and Cal Crutchlow battling to the final minutes for pole position.

CVMA Round 4 Racing Results from Chuckwalla

Friday, September 28, 2012
After nearly a four month summer break, Chuckwalla Valley Raceway’s CVMA motorcycle racing series returned to action last weekend in Southern California

MotoGP Aragon Friday 2012

Friday, September 28, 2012
A number of MotoGP riders opted to sit out the first free practice session at Aragon due to mixed conditions on track. By the afternoon the rain had drenched the circuit and teams worked to dial-in wet weather set-ups.

Marco Melandri Injury Update 2012

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
After returning home, injured BMW Motorrad factory rider Marco Melandri underwent further examinations in Italy.

Steve Rapp Scores Podium at Homestead-Miami

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Round 11 of the AMA Pro Road Racing in Miami produced an exciting weekend of racing and a second-place podium finish for Steve Rapp and his Attack Performance/ Motorcycle-Superstore.com/ LeoVince SuperBike team.

Bill Dixon Wins Record 4th Straight XDL Cup

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Luke Emmons breaks into the world elite and Bill Dixon wins a record fourth straight XDL Cup title.

Magneti Marelli ECU Available to GP Teams

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Magneti Marelli will give MotoGP premier-class competitors the option to utilize the Italian company’s Electronic Control System on their racing machines from 2013.

BMW Motorrad Envoy Corser Visits Oktoberfest

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
BMW Motorrad Ambassador Troy Corser visits Oktoberfest.

Salt Addiction: Get Ready and Wait

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Ack Attack sits out this year's Cook Shootout due to poor salt conditions. While visiting the salt during the Bub Speed Trials, we pay a visit to the Black and White and the 1st Annual Motorcycle Legends night.

Cycle News Issue 38 Available

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The September 25, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

DC-Area Ride for Kids Raises $141,000

Monday, September 24, 2012
The Baltimore/Washington D.C. are Ride for Kids raises a total of $141,000.

2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 First Ride

Monday, September 24, 2012
Kawasaki responds to its entry-level sportbike challenge from Honda and Motorcycle USA takes the new Ninja 300 for a first ride evaluation.

Dirt Digits Backgrounds for Sportbikes Review

Monday, September 24, 2012
In addition to making custom backgrounds for dirt bikes Dirt Digits can create graphics for sportbikes and racing applications.

Cornerspin's 1.5 School for Advanced Training

Monday, September 24, 2012
The Cornerspin 1.5 school continues building the learning pyramid students start at Cornerspin: Roadracing in the Dirt.

Thunderfest 2012 - A Record Breaking Success

Monday, September 24, 2012
Record breaking entries and a large, enthusiastiac crowd made Thunderfest 2012 a resounding success.

World Superbike Portimao Insider 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012
The penultimate World Superbike round of 2012 at Portimao was packed with unexpected twists, from challenging weather conditions, multiple-rider crashes and a number of mechanical failures.

American SuperBike Miami Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Josh Hayes claims his third consecutive American SuperBike title with style, the Graves Yamaha rider taking the Sunday win at Miami.

Daytona SportBike Miami Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Jake Gagne and the Road Race Factory Yamaha squad secured their first Daytona SportBike victory, taking the Race 2 win at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

SuperSport Miami Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012
James Rispoli took the SuperSport victory in a red-flag shortened Sunday race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

XR1200 Miami Results 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012
AMA veteran Michael Barnes earns his second XR1200 win of the 2012 season with a last lap drive at Miami Homestead.

World Supersport Portimao Results 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Though he didn't take the win, Kenan Sofouglu sealed up the 2012 World Supersport title at Portimao.

World Superbike Portimao Results 2012

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Conditons on track forced officials to red flag World Superbike Race 1 at Portimao, though luckily most riders were able to line up for the restart. Conditions improved for Race 2, though the contest was no less dramatic.

SuperBike Miami Race 1 Results 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Josh Hayes' 2012 race win streak was ended in AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike Race 1 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, with Roger Hayden earning top honors for the first time this season.

Daytona SportBike Miami Race 1 Results 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Cameron Beaubier and Martin Cardenas went head-to-head in the battle for the AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike Race 1 win at Homestead-Miami Raceway.

Honda WSBK Announces Changes for 2013

Saturday, September 22, 2012
The Honda World Superbike and World Supersport teams are preparing for some big changes, including new rider line-ups and a new title sponsor for 2013.

SuperSport Miami Race 1 Results 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012
The fight for the front raged in AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport Race 1 at the Triumph Big Kahuna event in Miami, with five riders contending for the top spot through much of the contest.

World Superbike Portimao Superpole 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Kawasaki's Tom Sykes continued to dominate World Superbike Superpole, taking his eighth pole position of the season at Portimao.

Homestead-Miami SuperBike Qualifying 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012
Roger Hayden broke Josh Hayes streak of qualifying poles with a hot lap at Homestead-Miami Speedway on his National Guard Jordan Suzuki.

2013 World Superbike Adds Laguna Seca, Jerez

Friday, September 21, 2012
Infront Motor Sports announced it has reached a three-year deal to bring World Superbike racing to both Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and Jerez de la Frontera, starting in 2013.

World Superbike Portimao Friday 2012

Friday, September 21, 2012
BMW's Marco Melandri and Kawasaki's Tom Sykes are both within reach of the 2012 World Superbike title, and both posted top times during Friday's practice and qualifying sessions at Portimao.

World Superbike Portimao Preview 2012

Thursday, September 20, 2012
The 2012 eni FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the penultimate round of the season at Portimao on Friday and the battle for this year’s title is far from decided.

Capirossi Posts 2013 MotoGP Calendar

Thursday, September 20, 2012
Former MotoGP racer Loris Capirossi posted up a list of the provisional 2013 MotoGP Calendar today on his Twitter account.

Tyco Suzuki Re-Signs Josh Brookes for 2013

Thursday, September 20, 2012
Tyco Suzuki re-signs Josh Brookes for 2013 British Superbike Championship series.

AMA Road Racing Athletes Talk Helmet Safety

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Top GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing athletes are to visit the Miami High School to talk about helmet safety.

Triumph Big Kahuna Miami Video Sweepstakes

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
RoadRace Factory and M1 PowerSports announce "Be a Pro GoPro Challenge" Fan Video Sweepstakes for Triumph Big Kahuna Miami AMA Pro Nationals.

Cycle News Issue 37 Available

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The September 18, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Zero Motorcycles Sponsors AMA MHoF Rings

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Zero Motorcycles sponsors the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame rings for the class of 2012.

Cal Crutchlow Blows Golden Podium Chance

Monday, September 17, 2012
Cal Crutchlow blew a great chance to claim a second successive MotoGP rostrum after he crashed out of contention on Lap 5 in Misano.

Jonathan Rea Encouraged by HRC Debut

Monday, September 17, 2012
Jonathan Rea took heart from an encouraging debut MotoGP weekend in Misano after he qualified and finished inside the top 10 on Casey Stoner’s factory Honda RC213V.

Lorenzo and Pedrosa Reflect on Title Twist

Monday, September 17, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo took a giant step towards claiming a second MotoGP world title in Misano after main rival Dani Pedrosa’s championship hopes suffered a huge blow.

Rossi and Bautista Remember Simoncelli

Monday, September 17, 2012
Valentino Rossi and Alvaro Bautista dedicated their brilliant podium finishes in the Misano Grand Prix to late Italian star Marco Simoncelli.

Hines Tops Krawiec in Harley Final at Charlotte

Monday, September 17, 2012
Andrew Hines tops Ed Krawiec in the All-Harley final at Charolette.

DJ Irie to Perform at Triumph Big Kahuna Miami

Monday, September 17, 2012
DJ Irie is slated to perform this weekend at M1 PowerSports' Triumph Big Kahuna AMA Pro Nationals at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Josh Waters Wins Australian SBK Title

Monday, September 17, 2012
Josh Waters recently earned his second Australian Superbike Championship at Queensland Raceway's final round of the 2012 season.

Philadelphia & Tulsa Rides Raise PBTF Money

Monday, September 17, 2012
Philadelphia and Tulsa rides raise more than $106,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

MotoGP Misano Results 2012

Sunday, September 16, 2012
An incident packed MotoGP race at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli saw Valentino Rossi post one of his best results ever on the Ducati in dry conditions and yet another shift in overall points balance.

MotoGP Misano Qualifying 2012

Saturday, September 15, 2012
Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo went head-to-head for the top time in MotoGP qualifying at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli in the first dry session of the weekend.

KTM/HMC Factory Team Returns in 2013

Friday, September 14, 2012
KTM Motorsports and HMC Racing will once again partner as the KTM/HMC Factory Superbike Race Team in AMA Pro SuperBike Racing for 2013.

Dunlop Introduces the KR451 Road Race Tire

Friday, September 14, 2012
Dunlop recently announced the new KR451 road race tire, an asymmetric, bi-directional multi-compound rear slick.

Moto-Electra in IOM Clean Tech Road Show

Friday, September 14, 2012
Moto-Electra will include its electric motorcycle in the Isle of Man Clean Tech Road Show, and will be the first ride equipped with an iPad-based messaging solution from IceWarp.

Chinese Motorcycle Industry Sluggish in 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012
Reports for the first half of 2012 show the Chinese motorcycle industry show output and sales at six year low.

MotoGP Misano Friday 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012
MotoGP riders faced a frustrating first day at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli as precarious weather forced many to stay inside.

M1 PowerSports Pre-Event Promotions Begin

Friday, September 14, 2012
M1 PowerSports’ pre-event promotions with Geico Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing riders begin Friday for the Triumph Big Kahuna Miami.

Marco Simoncelli Honored at Misano

Friday, September 14, 2012
In the lead-up to MotoGP action at the newly named Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, riders from all classes gathered to honor the memory of "SuperSic."

Matco Tools Cancer Awareness Campaign

Friday, September 14, 2012
Matco Tools launches a nationwide Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness.

Kevin Schwantz Responds to COTA

Friday, September 14, 2012
Kevin Schwantz recently responded to Circuit of the Americas' (COTA) claim that he never had an agreement to conduct a MotoGP race at its facility.

Vemar Helmets Now Accepting 2013 Resumes

Friday, September 14, 2012
Vemar helmets is now accepting resumes for the 2013 season.

2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R First Look

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Kawasaki brings back a cult classic with its 636cc engine-powered Ninja ZX-6R.

Motorcycle Accident App from Law Tigers

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Law Tigers launches a free mobile app with useful Ffatures for motorcyclists.

Tommy Hayden to Miss Miami Round

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Injuries force Tommy Hayden to sit out for the next AMA Pro Road Racing round.

2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 First Look

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Kawasaki releases information on its new 300cc entry-level sportbike.

Triumph Big Kahuna Miami Event Schedule

Thursday, September 13, 2012
The entertainment filled event schedule and fan track map for the Triumph Big Kahuna Miami at Homestead-Miami Speedway has been released by M1 PowerSports.

Luke Emmons Extends XDL Championship

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Three seconds saves Bill Dixon from disaster and Luke Emmons extends the championship showdown to the XDL finals.

MotoGP Misano Preview 2012

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The battle for the MotoGP points lead is heating up between Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa. Will the Repsol rider be able to close the gap on Lorenzo at Misano?

Ben Spies Stays in MotoGP with Pramac Ducati

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
After a tumultuous year with factory Yamaha and rumors of a return to World Superbike, Ben Spies stays in MotoGP inking a deal with Pramac Ducati.

Dorna Responds to Schwantz COTA Lawsuit

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
In the wake of Kevin Schwantz’s lawsuit against the Circuit of the Americas, MotoGP rights holder Dorna has issued a statement clarifying its position in the matter.

Take the No Texting While Driving Pledge

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
As part of it's "It Can Wait" campaign, AT&T is asking drivers to take the no texting while driving pledge to help make the roadways safer for everyone.

Honda’s Ray Blank Announces Retirement

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Senior Vice President of the American Honda Motorcycle Division, Ray Blank, will retire from his post effective October 1, 2012.

Boone, Legere, & Teal to Announce Big Kahuna

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The three-person announcer team for Triumph Big Kahuna Miami & New Orleans is to include Barry Boone, Dano Legere and Danielle Teal.

Cycle News Issue 36 Available

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The September 11, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

OGIO Accepting 2013 Rider Applications

Monday, September 10, 2012
OGIO is now accepting rider support applications for the 2013 season.

Schwantz Sues Circuit of the Americas

Monday, September 10, 2012
The troubled Texas MotoGP race finds more controversy, as Kevin Schwantz sues the Circuit of the Americas (COTA).

Motorcycle Officer in Obama Motorcade Killed

Monday, September 10, 2012
A motorcycle officer attempting to shut down an on-ramp for President Obama's motorcade was struck and killed by a pick-up truck yesterday as the president was en route to a campaign stop.

Ladies Only Trackday at Barber

Monday, September 10, 2012
Sportbike Track Girl announces an all-female track day as the 'Ladies First' is presented by Big #1 Motorsports.

Hines Wins First U.S. National at Indy

Monday, September 10, 2012
Andrew Hines got his first win NHRA U.S. Nationals win at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis aboard his Harley-Davidson V-Rod.

Sept. 9 Ride for Kids Events Top $192,000

Monday, September 10, 2012
Sept. 9 Ride for Kids events top $192,000 in Puget Sound, Washington, Birmingham, Alabama and Indianapolis, Indiana.

2013 BMW S1000RR HP4 First Ride

Monday, September 10, 2012
BMW hops up its S1000RR HP4 superbike with some fresh racing hard parts and electronics to boost performance and control. MotoUSA reports from the test ride in Jerez, Spain.

World Superbike Nurburgring Insider 2012

Monday, September 10, 2012
Melandri stumbles, Biaggi regains the World Superbike points lead and WSB rookie Chaz Davies has a banner weekend. Our Insider reports from Germany’s Nurburgring.

WEC Le Mans 24 Hour Results 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012
The Suzuki Endurance Racing Team won the 2012 World Endurance Championship with their second-place finish at the Le Mans 24-Hour race.

SuperBike New Jersey Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012
Josh Hayes was the rider to beat in AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike Race 2 at New Jersey Motorsports Park, and the battle raged between a number of riders as they gave chase to the Mississippi native.

SportBike New Jersey Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012
AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike Race 2 at New Jersey Motorsports Park went down to the wire with Martin Cardenas, Dane Westby and Bobby Fong battling for the lead right to the finish.

SuperSport New Jersey Race 2 Results 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012
A red flag ended AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport Race 2 at New Jersey Motorsports Park with four laps to go, while Dustin Dominguez and James Rispoli were locked in battle out front.

XR1200 New Jersey Results 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012
The AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Race at New Jersey Motorsports Park was a tense battle that went down to the wire with one rider scoring his first victory of the season.

Chaz Davies to BMW Motorrad in 2013

Sunday, September 9, 2012
BMW Motorrad recently announced that Chaz Davies will join Marco Melandri on the 2013 BMW Motorrad World Superbike team.

World Supersport Nurburgring Results 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012
Kenan Sofuoglu extended his points lead after a commanding performance in World Supersport at Nurburgring, and with just two rounds remaining, the Turkish rider is looking to be on his way to a third title.

World Superbike Nurburgring Results 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012
The World Superbike round at Nurburgring became one of the most dramatic of the season, shifting the points balance between Max Biaggi and Marco Melandri once again.

SuperBike New Jersey Race 1 Results 2012

Saturday, September 8, 2012
The battle for second once again raged in AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike as Josh Hayes ran away with the Race 1 win at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

SportBike New Jersey Race 1 Results 2012

Saturday, September 8, 2012
An extraordinary battle between a number of riders in AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike Race 1 at New Jersey Motorsports Park left the final finishing order in question until the final lap.

SuperSport New Jersey Race 1 Results 2012

Saturday, September 8, 2012
James Rispoli and Dustin Dominguez battled for the front in AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport at New Jersey Motorsports Park until a mid-race drastically changed the running order.

World Superbike Nurburgring Superpole 2012

Saturday, September 8, 2012
Max Biaggi, Marco Melandri and Tom Sykes battled for the top time in World Superbike Superpole action at Nurburgring.

Alpinestars Crew Shoes Review

Friday, September 7, 2012
Our vintage racer turns to Alpinestars for a footwear fashion transfusion. Read more in Mr. Melling’s Alpinestars Crew Shoes product review.

John Hensley's "Chronicles of a Club Racer"

Friday, September 7, 2012
John Hensley combines his love of story-telling and motorcycle racing in "Chronicles of a Club Racer." Check out the series debut as Hensley revives his racing spirit.

AMA Pro Racing New Jersey Friday 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012
AMA Pro Road Racing got underway at New Jersey Motorsports Park with practice and qualifying sessions for National Guard SuperBike, Daytona SportBike and Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport.

NOLA Motorsports Park Great Form After Storm

Friday, September 7, 2012
AMA Pro Racing report NOLA Motorsports Park is in great condition despite the recent storms.

New Contour+2 Camera to Launch

Friday, September 7, 2012
The new Contour+2 Camera offers a new perspective in an action video with a new data feature to enhance Facebook sharing.

World Superbike Nurburgring Friday 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012
World Superbike action got underway at Nurburgring in dry conditions. Carlos Checa and his teammate Davide Giugliano topped the timesheets in practice and qualifying while Sam Lowes dominated in Supersport.

Roger Hayden at NJMP Penguin School

Friday, September 7, 2012
Roger Lee Hayden to be a featured riding coach at the Penguin Roadracing School's 'Ride with the Stars' track day event.

Backmarker: Café Culture

Thursday, September 6, 2012
While at the 'Meet at the Ace' concours and vintage road ride at America's Car Museum, our Backmarker discovered, to his delight, that Café Culture is growing here in the States.

Sena Reveals Half-Helmet Bluetooth System

Thursday, September 6, 2012
A first look at Sena's much anticipated Bluetooth stereo headset & intercom for motorcycle & scooter half helmets.

Barber Museum Motorcycle Tag Reward Day

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Barber Museum Motorcycle Tag Reward Day allows you to take a parade lap on track with Alabama Barber Museum license plate tag.

AMA Pro Racing New Jersey Preview 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
AMA Pro Road Racing returns to battle at New Jersey Motorsports Park September 7-9, 2012 with National Guard SuperBike, Daytona SportBike and Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport back on track after an extended summer break.

MotoGP Aragon Private Test 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The Repsol Honda, Yamaha Factory and LCR Honda teams recently finished two days of private testing at the Aragon circuit in Spain.

World Superbike Nurburgring Preview 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The 2012 eni FIM World Superbike Championship heads to Germany for Round 12 at Nürburgring where Marco Melandri will try to extend his points lead over rival Max Biaggi.

S1000RR Sets Record at BUB Speed Trials

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
New world and national records for BMW motorcycles as Andy Sills and Erin Hunter pilot the BMW S 1000 RR to new heights at Bonneville.

AMA News and Notes September 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The American Motorcycle Association brings you the next edidtion of AMA News and Notes for September 2012.

New Classic TT Race Proposals for Isle of Man

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The Isle of Man Government Department of Economic Development publishes proposals for new Classic TT Races.

2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Revealed in Europe

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Kawasaki Europed broke wraps on the new 2013 Ninja 300, its revised 296cc Parallel Twin good for a claimed 39 bhp. Rider aids like a slipper clutch and optional ABS are part of the new Ninja package, too.

American Supercamp Joins Vancouver Classes

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
American Supercamp to combine racer & non-racer classes for September 15, 16 school in Vancouver, WA.

Jason Britton Added to Big Kahuna Nationals

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Jason Britton and Team No Limit Motorcycles stunt shows have been added to the Triumph Big Kahuna events in Miami and New Orleans.

Memorable Motorcycle: Honda RS125R

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Our vintage expert gets to sample the latest in cutting edge Grand Prix technology, taking a spin on a Honda RS125R kitted out for rising British racing star Joe Francis.

Repsol Edition 2013 Honda CBR250R

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
A Repsol color-scheme will be available on the 2013 Honda CBR250R, which after a few cosmetic upgrades, remains the same lightweight, small displacement package as before.

Marty Smith to Receive Edison Dye Award

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
AMA's first 125cc motocross champion, Marty Smith, has been chosen to receive the 16th Annual Edison Dye Motocross Lifetime Achievement Award.

Surfboard Trophies for Big Kahuna Nationals

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
M1 Powersports, Motorcycle-Superstore.com and Roland Sands teamed up to design the surfboard trophies for the upcoming Triumph Big Kahuna Nationals in Miami and New Orleans.