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JDR KTM Gets New 2013 Sponsor: Go Rhino

Thursday, January 31, 2013
The JDR/J-Star/KTM crew has announced a new partnership with Go Rhino through the end of the 2013 Supercross season.

Anaheim 3 Supercross Preview 2013

Thursday, January 31, 2013
The Monster Energy AMA Supercross championship returns to Anaheim for the third and final time in 2013, a round that could prove to be a turning point in the overall standings.

Mammoth Motocross Joins AMA Amateur MX

Thursday, January 31, 2013
The Mammoth Motocross joins the AMA amateur motocross schedule in 2013 and will feature the AMA King of the West title.

Roger DeCoster Extends Contract to 2016

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Roger DeCoster, Team Manager of the Red Bull KTM effort in Supercross and Motocross, has extended his contract through 2016.

AMA Dirt Track Championship in Springfield, Ill

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Springfield, Illinois is set to host the AMA Dirt Track Grand Championships on May 28-31.

BMW Sells Husqvarna to KTM CEO

Thursday, January 31, 2013
It has been confirmed that BMW Motorrad plans to sell Husqvarna to Pierer Industrie AG, a company owned by current KTM CEO Stefan Pierer.

2013 BMW R1200GS First Ride

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Redesigned from top to bottom, the 2013 BMW R1200GS takes a great bike and makes it even better. We flew to South Africa to get our hands on the Beemer for some GS adventuring.

Product Peek: Asterisk Cyto Cell

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Check out the all-new Cyto Cell entry-level knee brace from Asterisk.

Gate Drops for MX for Children 2013 Fundraiser

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Gate drops for MX for Children 2013 Fundraising opportunities as the top race teams participate in the Jackpot Challenge North American Fundraiser.

Breaking Down the New AMSOIL Arenacross

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
AMSOIL Arenacross Notebook, breaking down the new AMSOIL Arenacross.

H-D Increases Flat Track Contingency Purse

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Harley-Davidson has increased the AMA Pro Flat Track contingency purse for riders competing on Harley-Davidson motorcycles in the AMA Pro Grand National Twins class during the 2013 season.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 4 Available

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The January 29, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Oakland Supercross Insider 2013

Monday, January 28, 2013
Find out what happend at the Oakland, California round of the 2013 Monster Energy Supercross series in the Bay Area.

Caselli Helps Injured Rider at Lucerne Valley

Monday, January 28, 2013
In the opening round of the 2013 AMA National Hare and Hound Series in Lucerne Valley, FMF/KTM rider Kurt Caselli stopped a mid-race charge to help a fellow competitor who had broken his leg.

Casey Stoner Announces Move to V8 Supercars

Monday, January 28, 2013
Former MotoGP star Casey Stoner joins the V8 Supercar ranks, contesting the 2013 Dunlop Series for Red Bull and Triple Eight Racing in Australia.

Tulsa Arenacross Saturday Results 2013

Sunday, January 27, 2013
Ricky Carmichael was the guest of honor during the Arenacross round in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where Tyler Bowers earned another trip to the top-step.

Oakland 450 Supercross Results 2013

Sunday, January 27, 2013
The top 450 riders made their way to Oakland, California for Round 4 of the Monster Energy Supercross series. Read the race results here.

Oakland 250 Supercross Results 2013

Sunday, January 27, 2013
The 250 Supercross class made its way to the Bay Area for Round 4 of the Monster Energy Supercross series in Oakland, California. Read the results here.

Jake Canada Supercross Interview 2013

Friday, January 25, 2013
After a fifth place finish at Anaheim 2 in the 250 Supercross class we catch up with MotoConcepts Smartop Racing’s Jake Canada and talk about his 2013 season so far.

AMA Members Receive Discount PIMS Tickets

Friday, January 25, 2013
AMA members receive a 25 percent ticket discount on Progressive International Motorcycle Shows.

AMA Vintage Hare Scrambles 2013 Schedule

Friday, January 25, 2013
AMA announces the AMA Vintage Motocross and AMA Vintage Hare Scrambles National Championship Series.

Oakland Supercross Preview 2013

Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Monster Energy Supercross series heads to northern California’s Oakland Coliseum for Round 4. Who will come out on top? MotoUSA breaks it down in this motorcycle racing preview.

L&Mc Racing Pulls Plug on 2013 Racing Efforts

Thursday, January 24, 2013
L&Mc Racing announced it is pulling the plug on its racing efforts for the 2013 race season effective immediately.

AMA Adds Big Sky Amateur Nationals to Roster

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
American Motorcyclist Association adds AMA Big Sky Amateur National Off-Road Championship to 2013 schedule.

John Penton Film Reaches Funding Goal

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The second attempt to raise funds for a film on the life and accomplishments of John Penton has surpassed its funding goal by over $10,000 dollars.

Motojournalist Kevin Ash Killed at Press Event

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
It is with heavy hearts that we report respected motojournalist Kevin Ash was killed in an accident during a press launch in South Africa.

Polaris RZRs Shine in Dakar Rally 2013

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Polaris RZR XP proved to be an excellent ride for Willy Alcaraz and others during the 2013 Dakar Rally in only the second year that the model has contested the race.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 3 Available

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The January 22, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Anaheim 2 Supercross in Photos 2013

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Check out some of our favorite photos as well as some insider photos from Round 3 of the Monster Energy Supercross Series at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.

AMA Banquet Honors National Champions

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The American Motorcyclist Association gave honors to a host of AMA champions from all motorcycle racing disciplines at a banquet held in Columbus, Ohio.

Peoria WORCS Results 2013

Monday, January 21, 2013
Riders faced a two-hour long single race in the opening of the 2013 WORCS season in Peoria, Arizona and Taylor Robert showed hasn't lost an ounce of the speed that won him the 2012 title.

Anaheim 2 Supercross Insider 2013

Monday, January 21, 2013
Get the inside scoop on what really happened at this past weekend's Supercross race, the second of three stops at Angel's Stadium in Anaheim, California.

Leatt Headquarters Tour

Monday, January 21, 2013
Leatt invited MotoUSA to tour its South African Headquarters to learn more about the importance of wearing a neck brace.

Oakley Airbrake MX Goggle First Look

Monday, January 21, 2013
Oakley aims to increase rider vision and optical clarity through clever engineering with its latest Airbrake MX motocross and off-road riding goggle.

Grand Rapids Arenacross Day 2 Results 2013

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Arenacross action continued Saturday in Grand Rapids and Tyler Bowers continued his winning ways, earning the top spot in both mains.

Anaheim 2 450 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, January 19, 2013
450 SX riders returned to Anaheim for the second round of bar-banging action in Angel Stadium. Davi Millsaps worked to repeat his season opening race win, but was frustrated by Ryan Villopoto and Trey Canard.

Anaheim 2 250 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Monster Energy AMA Supercross returned to Anaheim for the second of three rounds of the 2013 season, and the battle for the front became a face-off between three riders who are all vying for the overall points lead.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 14 Results

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Stage 14 marked the final contest of the 2013 Dakar Rally, and though competition was fierce for the stage win no one could move past KTM's Cyril Despres in the general classification.

Grand Rapids Arenacross Friday Results 2013

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Arenacross stopped in Grand Rapids for the third round of the 2013 season, with Tyler Bowers setting the pace in Van Andel Arena.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 13 Results

Friday, January 18, 2013
Following Stage 13 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, Cyril Despres has a new rider pushing against his overall lead as they prepare for a final day of racing in Stage 14.

Wayne Rooney to Sell Diamond-Encrusted Bike

Friday, January 18, 2013
Custom made diamond-encrusted motorcycyle designed by Manchester United Footballer Wayne Rooney up for sale at Bonhams.

Anaheim 2 Supercross Preview 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Anaheim 2 is just days away and the Monster Energy AMA Supercross season remains wide open for riders looking to contend for the 2013 title.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 12 Results

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Riders made their way back to the Atacama Desert in Stage 12 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, which, for one rider, marked his first stage win of this year's contest.

Bolt Motorcycle Hardware Backs Weston Peick

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Bolt Motorcycle Hardware is supporting Weston Peick for the 2013 Supercross season.

Motorcycle Safety Foundation 40th Anniversary

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Motorcycle Safety Foundation celebrates a milestone anniversary.

MSF Wants Papers for Safety Conference

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Motorcycle Safety Foundation calls for papers for 2013 ifz/MSF International Motorcycle Safety Conference in Florida.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 11 Results

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Riders were forced to navigate the difficult South American terrain once again in Stage 11 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, giving American rider Kurt Caselli another opportunity to shine.

LeoVince Unites Brands for 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
LeoVince has a new look for 2013 as it is uniting all brands and now debuts a new logo.

Scott Russell to Host AMA MHoF Breakfast

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
'Mr. Daytona' Scott Russell is to headline the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Breakfast at Daytona, presented by Motul, during Bike Week.

Zero Offers Trade-In Bonus for New Customers

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Zero Motorcycles is offering a trade-in bonus of $2500 dollars to new customers who are looking to switch from a combustion engine to electric.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 10 Results

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Cyril Despres and Joan Barreda went head-to-head in a battle for the lead in Stage 10 of the 2013 Dakar Rally.

Phoenix 250 Supercross Insider 2013

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Martin Davalos was the talk of the evening coming back from a heinous crash to finish third in the 250SX Supercross class from Phoenix.

Celebs, Champions and Machines at NY IMS

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Celebs, champions and the machines that move them at the New York Motorcycle Show.

GNCC Awards Racers, Sponsors at Banquet

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
GNCC awards top racers and sponsors at the 2012 banquet.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 2 Available

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The January 15, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

KTM NA Renews GE Customer Financing

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
GE Capital and KTM North America cxtend Consumer Financing Program.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 9 Results

Monday, January 14, 2013
Riders had to dodge livestock and wild animals through the first portion of Stage 9 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, causing some to lose immense amounts of time overall.

Phoenix 450 Supercross Insider 2013

Monday, January 14, 2013
Learn what really happened in the 450SX class in this Monster Energy AMA Supercross Insider report from Phoenix’s Chase Field.

Baltimore Arenacross Saturday Results 2013

Monday, January 14, 2013
Arenacross action continued for the second night in Baltimore, with a new rider to reach the top of the podium and plenty of bar-banging action.

The Tough One Results 2013

Monday, January 14, 2013
Hard Enduro riders squared off in the Welsh countryside for the ninth Tough One competition, facing unruly obstacles over the three-hour race.

MUD - FIM MX to Enter American Arenas

Monday, January 14, 2013
MUD-FIM Motocross World Championship to enter the North and South American arenas.

AMA Youth Hare & Hound to Award Nat'l Titles

Monday, January 14, 2013
AMA Youth Hare & Hound National Championship Series will award national titles to youth desert racers.

AMA Vintage Dirt Track at 2013 Bike Week

Monday, January 14, 2013
AMA Vintage Dirt Track National Championship Series kicks off during Bike Week.

Phoenix 450 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, January 12, 2013
Despite heavy pressure from some of the best riders in the field, Justin Barica reached a personal and professional milestone in 450 Supercross at Phoenix.

Phoenix 250 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, January 12, 2013
The Monster Energy AMA Supercross season continued with Round 2 in Phoenix. Eli Tomac and Martin Davalos battled hard for the front, though a final lap pass changed the finishing order.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 8 Results

Saturday, January 12, 2013
Heavy rain forced the cancellation of the first timed special of Stage 8 of the 2013 Dakar Rally. Riders resumed competition in the second timed section, a navigation nightmare leading into previously unexplored areas of Argentina.

Baltimore Arenacross Friday Results 2013

Saturday, January 12, 2013
The 2013 Arenacross season continued in Baltimore, with Tyler Bowers extending his points lead after a commanding performance on Friday night.

Phoenix Supercross Preview 2013

Friday, January 11, 2013
This weekend the Monster Energy Supercross show visits Phoenix, Arizona’s Chase Field for the second race of the 2013 season.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 7 Results

Friday, January 11, 2013
American Kurt Caselli made a push for the front in Stage 7 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, a marathon sprint where riders were forced to deal with any issues on course alone, without the help of their crews.

Fox Shox Digital Pump Review

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Find out what we thought about Fox Racing Shox's High Pressure Digital Pump as we use it on our 2013 Honda CRF450R and Kawasaki KX450F.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 6 Results

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Riders faces an especially long test in Stage 6 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, leaving the coast of Chile for the first taste of the Andes Mountains.

Renthal Extends Relationship with JGRMX

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Renthal is extending the partnership they have with Toyota Yamaha JGRMX.

KTM Touts 2012 as Record Year

Thursday, January 10, 2013
KTM North America Inc. leaves 2012 with record success.

2012 SCORE Awards Night Live DIRTnews.com

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Sal Fish’s historic 2012 SCORE Awards night to air live via webcast at both score-international.com and DIRTnewz.com.

Anaheim 1 Supercross in Photos 2013

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Check out some of the cool photos shot by our photographers at Round 1 of the 2013 Monster Energy Supercross Series.

Dr Frazier Plans 'Round the World Ride

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Dr. Frazier is resolved to attempt another ride around the world, starting with an extended trek across the United States.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 5 Results

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Contestants in the 2013 Dakar Rally left the immense sand dunes of previous stages behind for a quick, rocky ride through southern Peru in Stage 5.

Loretta Lynn's Removed from GNCC Schedule

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Loretta Lynn's has been removed from the 2013 GNCC schedule, while round 11 will now be held in western PA.

Bowers Leads AMSOIL Arenacross to Baltimore

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
After a strong opening weekend, Tyler Bowers leads in the AMSOIL Arenacross as they head into Baltimore.

Dirt Track Heroes Exhibit at National Museum

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
A Dirt Track Heroes exhibit is to open at the National Motorcycle Museum in Animosa Iowa to honor the dirt track heroes.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 1 Available

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The January 8, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

James Stewart Tweets He'll Race in Phoenix

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Yoshimura Suzuki rider James Stewart, who injured his knee in practice at A1,tweeted that he will be racing in this weekend's Monster Energy Supercross round in Phoenix.

2013 Christini AWD Motorcycles First Look

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Christini adds one new model to their all-wheel drive line-up for 2013, the Christini AWD 450 Enduro, as well as a host of upgrades to the existing models.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 4 Results

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The overall lead changed hands once again following a technically difficult Stage 4, which took riders on a long journey from Nazca to Arequipa.

James Stewart and Troy Lee Introduce Seven

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Two-time Supercross champ James Stewart and Troy Lee Designs are teaming up for a new design and branding collaboration coined Seven.

Tune-In Alert: Tucson Half-Mile on MAVTV

Monday, January 7, 2013
Tune-In Alert: Tucson Half-Mile airs Thursday (Jan. 10th) on MAVTV.

Law Stalls Military Expansion into JV OHV Area

Monday, January 7, 2013
A recent law puts a hold on spending and imposes a 90-day deadline for the military to report to Congress how expansion of the Marine base at Twentynine Palms would affect off-highway riding at Johnson Valley OHV Area.

Zero MC Eligible for 10% Fed Tax Credit

Monday, January 7, 2013
Zero's complete 2013 line of motorcycles are eligible for a 10-percent federal tax credit for plug-in vehicles.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 3 Results

Monday, January 7, 2013
Stage 3 of the 2013 Dakar Rally was a difficult trek south over mountainous sand dunes, full of steep altitude changes and plenty of dust. Navigation and mechanical issues proved to be a deciding factor in changes to the overall lead.

Anaheim 1 Supercross Insider 2013

Monday, January 7, 2013
Find out what went down at round one of the 2013 Monster Energy Supercross Series at Angel Stadium in Anaheim.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 2 Results

Sunday, January 6, 2013
Navigation challenges cost a number of top riders precious time in Stage 2 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, but also opened the door for others to challenge for the overall lead.

Worcester Arenacross Saturday Results 2013

Sunday, January 6, 2013
Defending Arenacross champion Tyler Bowers maintained his blistering pace through both Main Events in Worcester during action on Saturday, giving him the early overall points lead.

Anaheim 1 450 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, January 5, 2013
Following a disappointing start, favorites Ryan Villlopoto and James Stewart were left well outside the top-three in the first 450 SX showdown of the 2013 Monster Energy Supercross season, leaving room for Davi Millsaps to take the lead.

Anaheim 1 250 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, January 5, 2013
The first 250SX West race of 2013 at Angel Stadium started with a major pile-up off the start which saw some favorites relegated to the back, and giving other riders a clear line to victory.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 1 Results

Saturday, January 5, 2013
The short first stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally saw a number of South American riders earn top-10 finishes.

Worcester Arenacross Friday Results 2013

Saturday, January 5, 2013
The 2013 Arenacross season got underway with a new format and plenty of intense action in Worcester, Massachusetts.

2013 Anaheim 1 Supercross Press Conference

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Some of the major contenders in the 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross championship sat down for a press conference ahead of the season opener at Anaheim.

Giant Loop Offers Lifetime Warranty

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Giant Loop extends the Limited Lifetime Warranty to their line of motorcycle saddlebags, tank bags, and soft luggage as their Made-In-USA quality exceeds expectations.

FLY Racing Presents the "FLY Wall"

Thursday, January 3, 2013
FLY Racing has developed a unique way for riders all over the globe to share their photos using FLY gear: the FLY Wall.

Born Free USA to Raffle New Harley-Davidson

Thursday, January 3, 2013
An April 2013 fundraiser in Sacramento CA for Born Free USA will feature a raffle for a new Harley-Davidson and benefit wildlife conservation.

James Stewart Ready for Anaheim

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Yoshimura Suzuki's James Stewart is healthy and excited to start the 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season at Anaheim.

Three Rider Lineup for Babbits Kawasaki AX

Thursday, January 3, 2013
With reigning champion Tyler Bowers leading the way, Babbitt’s Kawasaki presents a three-rider lineup for the 2013 AMSOIL Arenacross Season.

Huge Crowd Likely for SCORE Awards Night

Thursday, January 3, 2013
A huge crowd is anticipated as the original SCORE is remembered and the new SCORE is introduced at the SCORE Awards night in SoCal.

Ryan Dungey AMA Supercross Interview 2013

Thursday, January 3, 2013
KTM's Ryan Dungey talks shop as the start of the 2013 Monster Energy Supercross season is only a few days away.

AMA News and Notes January 2013

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Stay up to date on the motorcycle industry news and legal issues from around the country with AMA News and Notes in this January 2013 edition.

Backmarker: Return of MC Print?

Thursday, January 3, 2013
This month our Backmarker examines the changing editorial landscape of motorcycle journalism. Could there be a resurgence of print media in this digital age?

2013 Supercross Season Preview

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season is set to be one of the most competitive in the history of the sport, with multiple title winners vying for race wins over 17 rounds of bar-banging action.

Loretta Lynn's 2013 Supplemental Rules

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The 2013 Loretta Lynn's National Classes and Supplemental Rules have been posted.

AMSOIL Arenacross Back in Worcester, MA

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The 2013 AMSOIL Arenacross season kicks off on Friday with the first visit to Worcester in eight seasons.

AMSOIL Arenacross, Ricky Carmichael Alliance

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
AMSOIL Arenacross forges an alliance with five-time Monster Energy Supercross champion Ricky Carmichael.