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Broken Spoke Preps for Laconia 2012

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Broken Spoke Saloon is gearing up for Laconia Bike Motorcycle Week 2012, just added live in concert is John Cafferty.

Italian Quake Halts Ducati Production

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit the Emilia Romagna region of Northern Italy on Tuesday and Ducati production came to a halt in Bologna as the Italian manufacturer assess the damage.

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum to Expand Land

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum expansion is in full swing as it has signed a purchase agreement to buy land directly to the East of the current museum location.

GNC Springfield Mile Results 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The top five GNC Expert Twin riders were nearly shoulder-to-shoulder coming across the finish line at the Springfield Mile.

GNC Springfield TT Results 2012

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The Grand National Championship Expert Singles headed to Illinois for the Springfield TT and Henry Wiles was presided out front once again.

Harley-Davidson Sportster Exhaust Shootout

Monday, May 28, 2012
Motorcycle USA samples a quartet of aftermarket slip-on exhausts on the shop Harley-Davidson Sportster. See where they rank in our first motorcycle exhaust pipe shootout.

Rod Bush to be Inducted into MoHF

Friday, May 25, 2012
Rod Bush will be inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame as part of the 2012 AMA Legends Weekend at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 16-17.

AMA Gives Thanks this Memorial Day

Friday, May 25, 2012
The American Motorcyclist Association expresses its deepest gratitude to those in America's armed forces, and citizens, who've given their lives in service to their country.

Tsunami Motorcycle Goes to H-D Museum

Friday, May 25, 2012
A Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was recovered off the coast of British Columbia after drifting for more than a year after the 2011 Japanese Tsunami will be preserved by the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee as a memorial to the tragedy.

AMA Honors Racing Pioneer Mary McGee

Friday, May 25, 2012
The AMA will honor motorcycle racing pioneer Mary McGee at the 2012 AMA International Women and Motorcycling Conference in Carson City, Nevada on July 26-29th.

Guy Wins Motorcycle USA Custom Honda Fury

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Motorcycle USA is pleased to announce Guy Fernandez of Berthoud, Colorado, as the lucky winner of our custom 2011 Honda Fury giveaway, held in conjunction with the Ultimate Custom Bike Show series.

Active Duty Military Discount for Springfield TT

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
This Memorial Day Weekend, the legend of Springfield continues. The IMDA presents three exciting days of flat track racing .

Motorcyclist Fatalities Did Not Increase in 2011

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
According to a preliminary report by the Governors Highway Safety Association, motorcyclist fatalities for 2011 will be about the same as they were for 2010.

Tennessee, Louisiana Raise $132,000 for PBTF

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Middle Tennessee, Louisiana riders raise $132,000 for PBTF.

Winners Announced in Ride For Kids Drawing

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Two bikes make winners twice as happy in the 2012 Ride for Kids motorcycle drawing.

AMA Members Get Sam’s Club Benefits

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
AMA members enjoy special savings at Sam's Club with a new member benefit.

Hollywood Stars at Biker Belles Charity Ride

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The Biker Belles Charity Ride attracts Hollywood stars during the 2012 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Cycle News Issue 20 Available

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The May 22, 2012 digital edition of Cycle News is available online and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Shinya Kimura to Premier New Bikes in LA

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Shinya Kimura is set to premier two of his custom built bikes at the LA Calendar Motorcycle Show on Sunday July 22nd, 2012.

MSF's Dr. Ochs VP of Training Systems

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Motorcycle Safety Foundation promotes Dr. Ray Ochs to Vice President of Training Systems. Ochs is lauded for leadership and ingenuity in motorcycle safety training.

AMA Pro Flat Track Memorial Day Spectacular

Monday, May 21, 2012
AMA Pro Flat Track screams into Springfield for a Memorial Day Spectacular that has the Springfield TT on Saturday, May 26; and Twins Roll Out for Springfield Mile on Sunday, May 27th.

Peter Makris Memorial Ride & Run at Laconia

Monday, May 21, 2012
The 6th Annual Peter Makris Memorial Ride & Run June 9, 2012 will be the official kick-off for Laconia Motorcycle Week.

2012 Women’s Cruiser Shootout

Monday, May 21, 2012
Motorcycle USA gathers four female-friendly cruiser motorcycles, and then asks five women riders to rank ‘em. Read more in the 2012 Women’s Cruiser Shootout.

Ride Annie Ride Event Returns June 2

Friday, May 18, 2012
The world's fastest rider and MCUSA correspondent, Rocky Robinson, announces the return of the Ride Annie Ride charity event, which will take place June 2, 2012. The proceeds of Ride Annie Ride benefit bone cancer victims and their families.

Black Lightening at National MC Museum

Friday, May 18, 2012
A Jeff Decker designed Vincent Black Lightening is the newest addition to the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.

AMA National Convention at Lake George NY

Friday, May 18, 2012
AMA National Convention comes to Lake George, N.Y., June 4-9.

Sena Supports Motorcycle Safety Awareness

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Sena supports Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the Bluetooth innovator reminds drivers and riders to stay safe and avoid unnecessary distractions.

Dr. Frazier: The Missing Link

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Dr. Gregory Frazier returns to the island of Mindoro in the Philippines to conquer an adventure ride he once had to abandon.

Icon Elsinore Motorcycle Boots Review

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Blending motocross styling in a motorcycle boot built for the street, we've been wearing the Icon Elsinore Boots over the last few months to see how they handle the abuse of miles in the saddle.

Roland Sands Design Assault Jacket Debuts

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Roland Sands Design 'Assaults' the status quo with the wool/leather hybrid jacket that is now available.

Sons of Anarchy Visit Marines on USO Tour

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Sons of Anarchy actors Ron Perlman, Theo Rossi and Dayton Callie brought cheer to Marines and their families stationed in California while on a USO Tour.

Tribute Custom Bikes for Rolling Thunder

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Rolling Thunder’s 25th Anniversary tribute custom motorcycles are ready for unveiling.

Kawasaki Demo Days at 2012 AMA IWMC

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Kawasaki Good Times Street Demo Days are headed for the sixth AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference.

NMM Vintage Rally 2012 June 1-3

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The Vintage Rally 2012 at the National Motorcycle Museum features a bike show, swap meet, vintage motorcycling panel discussions, and eve a pro hillclimb competition.

H-D Launches a Power Trip Sweepstakes

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Harley-Davidson has launched a Power Trip Sweepstakes so Harley riders can win a trip of a lifetime and share it with a non-Harley riding friend.

Kymco USA Demos Headed to AMA IWMC

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
KYMCO USA demo fleet is headed to AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference.

Lucas Oil Sponsors AMA Pro Flat Track

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
AMA Pro Racing and Lucas Oil announces the AMA Pro Flat Track sponsorship, and MAVTV is designated as a TV broadcast partner for the 2012 season.

2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe First Ride

Monday, May 14, 2012
The 2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe, Star Motorcycles big bagger with a fork-mounted fairing and a potent powerplant, returns for its third rendition with improved resources for riders.

Demo a 2012 Harley-Davidson

Friday, May 11, 2012
Harley-Davidson dealers around the country will be offering Dealer Demo Events where riders will have the chance to take a free test ride.

Val Thompson to Present Viper at Mecum's

Friday, May 11, 2012
Valerie Thompson is to rresent a Black Diamond Edition Viper Diamondback, the World’s Fastest Production V-Twin Supercruiser, at Mecum’s 25th Original Spring Classic.

Be a World Superbike VIP and Help the Kids

Friday, May 11, 2012
Miller Motorsports Park is offering Ride for Kids supporters a great deal on a VIP Ticket package for World Superbike weekend, May 26-28.

Joe Nichols to Perform at Broken Spoke

Friday, May 11, 2012
Country star Joe Nichols will perform Wed., Aug. 8 at the Broken Spoke Campground at Sturgis.

New Trike and Batwing Parts from Kuryakyn

Friday, May 11, 2012
Kuryakyn has come out with new parts for trikes.

AMA Adds Seminars to the 2012 AMA IWMC

Thursday, May 10, 2012
AMA announces additional seminars for 2012 AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference.

Houston’s 20th Ride for Kids Tops $321,000

Thursday, May 10, 2012
Motorcyclists’ hearts are as big as the Lone Star State—just ask any of the 13 young brain tumor survivors who attended Houstons Ride for Kids.

Bonhams Stafford Motorcycle Auction Record

Thursday, May 10, 2012
A 1934 Brough Superior 996cc SS100, previously forming part of the Murray Motorcycle Museum collection in the Isle of Man, sold for an impressive $394,108 at Bonhams’ Sale.

May 6th Ride for Kids Events Total $301,000

Thursday, May 10, 2012
May 6th Ride for Kids events total $301,000.

Jay Allen Road Show At Sturgis 2012

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Jay Allen, creator of the Broken Spoke Saloon announces a new venture at Sturgis.

2012 Quail Motorcycle Gathering Review

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Vintage motorcycles drummed to life and rumbled through Carmel Valley, then headed to the Quail Lodge for a concours the next day at the budding affair known as the Quail Motorcycle Gathering.

AMA News and Notes June 2012

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
AMA News & Notes is a monthly publication designed to inform motorcyclists of rights-related issues and events around the world.

Cycle News Issue 18 Available

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The May 8, 2012 digital edition of Cycle News is available online and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Survey Says Drivers Ignorant of Lane Splitting

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
A new survey from the California Office of Traffic Safety shows that nearly half of California drivers are unaware that lane-splitting is legal, with 7% admitting to trying to prevent it.

AMA on Motorcycle Awareness Month

Monday, May 7, 2012
The American Motorcyclist Association urges extra precautions during May, the Motorcycle Awareness Month.

Early Signup Deadline Extended for IWMC

Monday, May 7, 2012
Early registration deadline has been extended for the AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference.

AMA Online Survey for Women Motorcyclists

Monday, May 7, 2012
American Motorcyclist Association online survey gives voice to women motorcyclists.

KTM Sponsors Project K Flat Track Team

Friday, May 4, 2012
KTM announces 2012 Waters Autobody/Project K Racing AMA Flat Track Expert Twins Sponsorship.

Sturgis Buffalo Chip Challege Bike Completed

Friday, May 4, 2012
Buffalo Chip Challenge Custom Motorcycle Build has been completed by Sturgis High School students.

Cycle News is Back, so is Motocross Cat

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Cycle News is back… and so is Motocross Cat! The retro classic commemorative t-shirt is now available.

Backmarker: Misadventure Riding

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Our Backmarker relates the tale of two riders who head south on a pair of old Hondas with little more than their wrenching skills and adventurous spirit as guides

Stratoliner Deluxe Auction to Feed the Kids

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Star Touring and Riding is putting up a custom Stratoliner Deluxe for auction with proceeds to benefit the Feed the Children Charity.

2012 Harley-Davidson Seventy-Two First Ride

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
We were kickin' it old school as we cruised around Bike Week on the 2012 Harley Seventy-Two, the latest Sportster with throwback styling including a peanut tank, spoke wheels, whitewalls, and mini-apes.

6th International Female Ride Day Friday

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Harley-Davidson and Motoress founder Vicki Gray encourage women motorcyclists to get out and ride Friday, May 4 during the sixth annual International Female Ride Day.

Bikers-Are You Protected?

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Attorney Michael H. Rosenzweig outlines important information regarding motorcycle insurance, safety and what to do after an accident.