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VholdR Changes Name to Contour

Tuesday, July 27, 2010
VholdR, the iconic wearable HD camcorder brand, has announced that it is officially changing its name to Contour.

Los Angeles Coliseum to Host X Games 16

Friday, July 16, 2010
The 16th edition of X Games is rapidly approaching and this summers event will see a venue shift from the Home Depot Center near Long Beach to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in the heart of Los Angeles, California.

McGrath Takes Podium at TORC Opener

Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Seven-time AMA Supercross Champion Jeremy McGrath, took home his first podium of the 2010 off road truck racing season on Saturday, June 19th at the series opener of the Traxxas TORC Series

Carlsbad USGP:1980 Makes Debut in Denver

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
A third movie premiere happens June 24th at the Landmark Mayan Theatre in Denver, Colorado hosted by former motocross national and world champion, Chuck Sun.

My Funkin Race – Fan Report

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
This week's fan report comes from the 2010 Funky Chicken Hare Scramble, where Yamaha racer Chris Johnson rode against some big name off-road racers.

Don Castro Inducted into AMA Hall of Fame

Monday, June 14, 2010
AMA has announced that dirt-track racer Don Castro will be the fourth member of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2010.

Clark Collins to be Inducted into Hall of Fame

Sunday, June 13, 2010
The American Motorcyclist Association has announced that Clark Collins, founder of BlueRibbon Coalition, will be indicted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Las Vegas this November.

Father & Son Dirt Track Ride - Fan Report

Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Our weekly Motorcycle USA Fan Report comes from Guy T. Storrs as he shares his son Theo's first time out on the track with his Yamaha PW-50.

Racer X App Now Available in iTunes App Store

Thursday, May 27, 2010
Filter Publications is pleased to announce the arrival of the new Racer X App, available now in the iTunes App Store. The free app is designed to make reading, watching, and listening to Racer X Online’s motocross-industry-leading content.

FMF Racing Launches New Website

Wednesday, May 26, 2010
FMF Racing launches their new website and will be selecting prize winners from the first 500 subscribers today.

MotorcycleUSA.com Introduces Fantasy MX

Tuesday, May 11, 2010
MotorcyleUSA.com’s Fantasy Motocross 2010 allows players to choose both 450 and 250 class racing, read supporting rider bios, create custom leagues and play multiple teams - all for free!

Danny Magoo Chandler Dies at Age 50

Thursday, May 6, 2010
Danny "Magoo" Chandler, 50, died on May 4, 2010. His death was a result of illness related to paralysis.

2010 North Idaho Selkirks Rally Notice

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Check out this new motorcycle rally in North Idaho. The Rally is a benefit for RiderDown Foundation and features three different motorcycle tours for street bikes, dirt bikes and dual sport motorcycles.

American Beta to Distribute Beta Trial Bikes

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
American Beta has acquired the distribution rights for Beta Trials bikes in the US market adding the line to their already popular RR Enduro and RS Dual Sport lineup.

SCORE to Assist Relief Efforts for Baja Quake

Friday, April 16, 2010
In the wake of the devestation left by the earthquake in Baja Mexico, SCORE International's Sal Fish plans relief efforts which include donations and a collection drive.

Australasian Safari Selects USA Ambassador

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
The Australasian Safari is expanding to better service the growing interest coming from America. In 2010, we will be announcing Safari Ambassadors to be the conduit to the Safari Office and a local point of contact for international competitors.

Burkhart Racing Offers Supermoto School

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Supermoto racers interested in training with Mark Burkhart, owner of the Burkhart Racing Team can sign up now. Mark Burkhart will lead the supermoto training classes on April 8, 2010 at Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino in Primm, Nevada.

Baja Unlimited Show to Air on Outdoor Channel

Friday, March 26, 2010
SCORE International in association with Aura360 and Outdoor Channel announced plans today to air a series of 13 original 30-minute episodes based around the legendary SCORE Desert Racing Series events on the majestic Baja California peninsula in Mexico.

Ward Becomes Rider Liason for AMA Racing

Saturday, March 20, 2010
Motorcycle Hall of Famer Jeff Ward is joining the AMA Pro Racing family to serve as a rider liason for upcoming events.

2008 Yamaha WR250R - Fan Report

Tuesday, March 16, 2010
This week's Motorcycle-USA.com fan report from P.J. Huffman is about his passion for dirt riding with his 2008 Yamaha WR250R.