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2011 Motorcycle Gift Guide: Dirt Gear

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
To set our readers up for success while off-roading, MCUSA has compiled a list of the industry's top dirt gear in our 2011 Motorcycle Gift Guide to Dirt Gear.

Graham Jarvis Wins Roof of Africa Enduro

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Graham Jarvis etched his name into the mountains of Lesotho by winning the legendary 2011 Roof of Africa event during his first time out.

2012 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Schedule

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
MX Sports Pro Racing Announces 2012 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Schedule.

Dream Pavilion Bikes on Display at IMS Tour

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Dream Pavilion of industry's most coveted bikes to be showcased during Progressive International Motorcycle Shows 2011-2012 Tour. Totalling nearly a quarter of a million dollars in value, the Dream Pavilion hosts unique and exotic motorcycles.

2011 Motorcycle Holiday Gift Guide: Boots

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Keeping you balanced and upright, motorcycle boots often get overlooked. That's why MCUSA has provided readers with some of the best tested footwear in the 2011 Motorcycle Holiday Gift Guide to Boots.

Two-Wheeled Art Displayed at MHoF

Monday, November 28, 2011
Master bike restorers, collectors display two-wheeled art at Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave Mungenast Memorial Concours d'Elegance.

2011 Motorcycle Holiday Gift Guide: Jackets

Monday, November 28, 2011
In honor of Cyber Monday and the upcoming holidays, we present a breakdown of some of the best threads our editors have sampled in the Motorcycle Holiday Gift Guide to Jackets.

2011 Motorcycle Gift Guide: Dirt Helmets

Saturday, November 26, 2011
Running low on gift ideas for a dirt bike enthusiast? MotoUSA has been busy testing its latest stockpile of off-road goodies and has just the answer in its Motorcycle Gift Guide to Dirt Helmets.

2011 Motorcycle Gift Guide: Street Helmets

Friday, November 25, 2011
Curious what helmets MCUSA has come to love over the riding season? Check out our Motorcycle Gift Guide to Street Helmets.

2011 Yamaha YZ125 SRA Grand Prix Race Test

Friday, November 25, 2011
Yamaha is one of the few motorcycle brands to still offer a 125cc two-stroke dirt bike. Is it an ancient relic or a fun, cheap way to get into racing? Road Test Editor Adam Waheed decides.

Atlas Neck Brace Product Peek

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Atlas Brace Technologies has announced the release of its new Atlas Neck Brace, which features three-axis adjustability and an open-ended rear design.

Mishimoto X-Braced Radiator Review

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
We put Mishimoto's strength and cooling claims to the test by swapping out our previous unit with a patented X-Braced radiator.

Ben Townley to Race in Australia for 2012

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Ben Townley has announced he will be racing full-time in the Australian MX Nationals in 2012 with Carlton Dry Honda Thor Racing.

Pro Moto Billet Spark Arrestor End Cap Review

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Making your dirt bike legal for off-road riding can be an expensive hassle. Pro Moto Billet makes a simple spark arrestor for stock exhausts and also lowers decibels.

2012 AMA Supercross T.V. Broadcast Dates

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Feld Motor Sports has announced that the 2012 AMA Supercross series will feature 11 live broadcasts on SPEED TV in addition to a Supercross Preview Show on December 25th.

Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park Grand Opening

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park is bringing MX action back to Lake Elsinore with their grand opening on December 3rd and 4th at its all-new facility.

Reed Takes Victory at Genoa Supercross

Monday, November 21, 2011
The 2011 Genoa Supercross was dominated by Chad Reed, who clenched the overall despite pressure from American Justin Barcia.

2012 Amateur MX Schedule Announced

Monday, November 21, 2011
Tentative area qualifier and regional championship schedules have been announced for the 2012 Amateur National Motocross Championship.

AMA Inducts Motorcycling Greats into MHoF

Monday, November 21, 2011
AMA Visa Card Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by KTM, inducts five motorcycling greats.

Du Pont Museum Collection Off to Auction

Monday, November 21, 2011
The 50-motorcycle strong family trove to be featured at Bonhams Las Vegas Sale in January.

2012 Husqvarna TE511 vs 2012 Beta 520 RS

Monday, November 21, 2011
Motorcycle USA takes two big-bore European dual sports up into the hills for a comparison review of the 2012 Husqvarna TE511 and Beta 520 RS.

EnduroCross Las Vegas Results 2011

Sunday, November 20, 2011
Taddy Blazusiak snagged both main events in Las Vegas over the weekend to secure a perfect season in the 2011 EnduroCross series.

2011 SCORE Baja 1000 Race Results

Sunday, November 20, 2011
Kendall Norman, Quinn Cody and newcomer Logan Holiday of JCR Honda have won the motorcycle class at the 2011 SCORE Tecate Baja 1000.

Husqvarna's Interview With Mandi Mastin

Saturday, November 19, 2011
Husqvarna's Mandi Mastin continues to dominate the National Enduro scene, and plans to keep her championship streak alive.

2011 Powerline GNCC to Air on Versus

Friday, November 18, 2011
Tune-In Alert: Watch GNCC Bike Coverage From Powerline Park This Sunday on Versus.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week – Nov 18, 2011

Friday, November 18, 2011
This Friday's Photo of the Week is a simple yet stunning image from Motorcycle USA Forums User MDavis. Check out the photo and get another moto-photo tip from JDawg.

2011 AMA Pro Motocross Official Review DVD

Thursday, November 17, 2011
The 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Official Review released on DVD.

2012 GNCC Schedule Announced

Thursday, November 17, 2011
Racer Productions is pleased to announce the 2012 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series dates.

2011 EnduroCross Vegas Preview

Thursday, November 17, 2011
Women’s class, Amateur Grand Championships, Junior Championship and the quest for a perfect season.

Darryn Durham Injures Wrist in SX Practice

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki's newest member, Darryn Durham, suffered a small wrist fracture while practicing for the 2012 AMA Supercross Championship.

Lockstraps Third Generation Locking Tie Downs

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Lockstraps launches there new third generation locking tie down straps with new heat treated thicker steel and improved combination lock caribiners.

Bel-Ray Lubricants Number 1 Fan Contest

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Bel-Ray Company, the leading USA-based lubrication manufacturing company is pleased to announce the introduction of their Number 1 Fan contest.

2011 Baja 1000 Preview

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Pre-race festivities for the 2011 Baja 1000 competition kick off Wednesday with more than 275 entries from 34 states and 16 different countries.

Baja Designs Night Race Back For Las Vegas

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Baja Designs night race back for Las Vegas EnduroCross A tribute to the Baja 1000 and other Endurance events.

2011 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Fact Sheet

Monday, November 14, 2011
The 44th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 Desert Race, the final round in the 2011 SCORE Desert Series, kicks off on November 16th in Ensenada. Rider and class details are provided for racers and fans.

2012 MiniMotoSX Returns to Orleans Arena

Monday, November 14, 2011
The MiniMotoSX team (MMSX) wants to address some concerns and questions regarding the 2012 event. Please allow us to provide an honest explanation on why the event will be back at the Orleans Arena and held on Sunday, May 6th.

Nick Burson is the U.S. Desert Racing Champ

Monday, November 14, 2011
Nick Burson's fifth-consecutive USDR title added to the decorated off-road rider's wall of accomplishments.

Top National Numbers Announced for GNCC

Monday, November 14, 2011
Borich and Mullins Earn Top National Numbers in GNCC Racing.

Tortelli/KTM 2012 Motocross Training Camps

Monday, November 14, 2011
World Champ Sebastien Tortelli offers one-week programs and VIP KTM Supercross experience.

New TV Partnership for AMA Motocross

Monday, November 14, 2011
The Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship and NBC Sports Group have announced a new television distribution partnership for the upcoming season.

AMA News and Notes December 2011

Monday, November 14, 2011
AMA News & Notes is a monthly publication compiled and edited by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Government Relations Department. Designed to inform motorcyclists of rights-related issues and events around the world.

Madison AMA Arenacross Results 2012

Sunday, November 13, 2011
Tyler Bowers led a Kawasaki sweep of the podium during the final night in Madison, Wisconsin as the 2012 AMA Arenacross Championship begins to heat up.

Jeff Gibson Lands Second Win in Arenacross

Saturday, November 12, 2011
FMF Power/Poynt TUF Honda’s Jeff Gibson led all 25 laps on Friday night inside the Alliant Energy Center in Wisconsin to claim his second win of the season in the 2012 AMA Arenacross Championship.

2011 GNCC Championships Announced

Saturday, November 12, 2011
The GNCC series announces the 2011 champions throughout various classes, including Charlie Mullins' first-ever XC1 title and Steward Baylor Jr.'s undefeated season in the XC2 division.

Notre Dame Shamrock Helmets by TLD

Friday, November 11, 2011
Notre Dame's Fighting Irish will sport custom football helmets for the Shamrock Series game this weekend that are designed and painted by Troy Lee Designs.

Tortelli Announces MX Training Camp

Friday, November 11, 2011
World Motocross champion Sebastien Tortelli has announced the return of the 2012 Sebastien Tortelli Champ Factory Motocross School.

AMA Arenacross Notebook: 2012 First Quarter

Friday, November 11, 2011
AMA Arenacross series notebook: Wrapping up the first quarter of the 2012 season.

Matrix Concepts Lineup of 1.7 Cleaner Products

Friday, November 11, 2011
Matrix Concepts announces new division and worldwide launch of 1.7 Cleaning Solutions.

Dr Frazier: Extreme ADV Rider Secrets Part 2

Friday, November 11, 2011
Our globetrotting motorcyclist follows his first installment of extreme adventure rider secrets with a breakdown of his time-tested equipment and riding gear.

Effort Needed to Save Trail Program

Friday, November 11, 2011
The AMA is urging OHV enthusiasts to contact their local representatives in order to preserve funding for the Recreational Trails Program.

U.S. Senate Votes on Proposal for Trail Funding

Thursday, November 10, 2011
The U.S. Senate will vote on a bill that would end the dedicated funding for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), which is considered to be one of the most important and beneficial laws for off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders ever passed by Congress.

Interior Dept to Block Public OHV Land Access

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Access to certain public land in nine states could be lost to motorcyclists, bicyclists and others under a massive land-use designation proposal submitted to Congress on Nov. 10.

Hart & Lee Top 2011 GNCC Youth Class

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Hart and Lee top the 2011 GNCC Yourth Championships as America's fastest young woods racers complete another strong season.

2012 KTM Freeride E First Look

Thursday, November 10, 2011
KTM has released details on its first electric off-road motorcycle. Read on for more information on the KTM Freeride E.

JT Racing Classic Gear Review

Thursday, November 10, 2011
We take a step back in time with JT Racing's new set of retro-themed motocross gear. The racing apparel blends iconic styling with modern technology.

Backmarker: John Stein

Thursday, November 10, 2011
This month our Backmarker correspondent sticks with drag racing, speaking with author John Stein, who penned a history of the sport.

James Stewart Takes Plea Deal

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
James Stewart pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge associated with his March 2011 arrest for impersonating a law enforcement officer.

AMA Announces Awards Nominees for 2011

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
AMA announces awards nominees for 2011 AMA Visa Card from Capital One Racing championship banquet.

AMA Arenacross Interviews Jeff Gibson

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
AMA Arenacross Series Interview of the week: FMF Power/Poynt TUF Honda's Jeff Gibson.

White & Phillips to Host AMA Racing Banquet

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Two well-known motorsports announcers, Greg White and Ashley Phillips, are teaming up to emcee the 2011 AMA Visa Card from Capital One Racing Championship Banquet.

LeoVince Offers Discontinued Products Website

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Just in time for the holidays, LeoVince USA will be launching a brand new website dedicated to closeout LeoVince products. Standard prices will start at 35% off retail with even better deals on some products

2012 Arenacross Madison Preview

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
AMA Arenacross series championship taking shape heading into third round from Madison. Two nights of action slated at Alliant Energy Center.

2012 EnduroCross Schedule Confirmed

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
The 2012 EnduroCross schedule has been confirmed kicking off on Friday during Supercross weekend in Las Vegas and adding a new event in Sacramento.

Chad Reed and TwoTwo Stay with Honda

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
After putting together a very successful Supercross and motocross seasons this year, Chad Reed and TwoTwo Motorsports has elected to continue its relationship with American Honda.

KTM's Kurt Caselli Crowned WORCS Champion

Monday, November 7, 2011
Factory FMF/KTM rider Kurt Caselli clinched his third career WORCS Championship title in the first of two motos at the final round of the WORCS held at Speed World Motorsport Park while his teammate, Mike Brown, also celebrated by taking the moto win.

Jeff Gibson Emerges Victorious in Arenacross

Monday, November 7, 2011
FMF Power/Poynt TUF Honda’s Jeff Gibson, grabbed his first win of the 2012 season in the premier Arenacross class, while Motocross Ministries Kawasaki’s Michael McDade, stole the Arenacross Lites class victory with a last-lap pass.

Tyler Bowers Wins Two-in-a-Row in Arenacross

Monday, November 7, 2011
The opening night of the AMA Arenacross Series round from Baltimore’s 1st Mariner Arena was greeted by an excited crowd who cheered on the stars of the sport, as they waged battle on the first of two evenings of racing.

Charlie Mullins Captures XC1 Championship

Monday, November 7, 2011
Charlie Mullins conquers Parts Unlimited Loretta Lynn's GNCC to capture first-ever XC1 Championship.

Whibley Tops an Epic Race at Loretta Lynn's

Monday, November 7, 2011
Paul Whibley tops an epic Friday Race at the Parts Unlimited Loretta Lynn's GNCC.

Freegun Underwear Backs Women's Finals

Monday, November 7, 2011
Top female riders will be back with their own class as Freegun Underwear stepped up to provide the purse for the Women's class for the Las Vegas Final.

Loretta Lynn’s GNCC Results 2011

Monday, November 7, 2011
Charlie Mullins won his first-ever XC1 Championship after conquering the final round of the 2011 GNCC series at Loretta Lynn's Ranch.

10 Rounds of 2012 AMA Rekluse Enduro Series

Monday, November 7, 2011
2012 AMA Rekluse National Enduro Championship Series, presented by Moose Racing, features 10 rounds.

Trail Funding Program in Jeopardy

Sunday, November 6, 2011
A United States Senate committee has issued a proposal to end the Recreational Trails Program which helps maintain trails throughout the country.

Freestyle Motocross Rider Jim McNeil Dies

Sunday, November 6, 2011
Freestyle motocross rider Jim McNeil passed away today. The 32-year-old rider from Phoenix, Arizona was practicing for a freestyle dirt bike exhibition during the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.

Baltimore AMA Arenacross Results 2012

Sunday, November 6, 2011
FMF Power/Poynt TUF Honda’s Jeff Gibson nabbed his first win in the 2012 AMA Arenacross Championship during night two in Baltimore.

Tyler Bowers Takes Opening Win in Baltimore

Saturday, November 5, 2011
Tyler Bowers takes back to back wins in the 2012 AMA Arenacross Championship after defeating Josh Demuth during the opening night in Baltimore.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week – Nov, 4, 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011
November 4th's MotoUSA Photo of the Week is a close up of a well used Yamaha by Skyhawk04kilo. Check out the latest image and upload your own to win!

Brian Deegan Unveils Mulisha Monster Truck

Friday, November 4, 2011
Metal Mulisha member Brian Deegan made a surprise announcement by unveiling his new Metal Mulisha Monster Truck.

2012 Indoor Dirt Track Series Schedule

Friday, November 4, 2011
The AMA has released the schedule for the 2012 AMA Indoor Dirt Track National Championship Series, which will include eight rounds beginning November 12th.

Surprise WORCS Results 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011
FMF/KTM's Kurt Caselli clenched his third WORCS Championship in 2011 after battling with Destry Abbott in the final round at Speed World in Surprise, Arizona.

Baltimore Arenacross Preview 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011
The 2012 AMA Arenacross series is blasting into Baltimore's 1st Mariner Arena on Saturday night with reigning champion Tyler Bowers controlling the field ahead of Josh Demuth.

AMA Arenacross Interview: Chad Johnson

Friday, November 4, 2011
After suffering a crash during the first round of the 2012 AMA Arenacross series, Monster Energy/AMSOIL Kawasaki's Chad Johnson looks to bounce back in Baltimore.

Bowers Has Advantage in 2012 Arenacross

Friday, November 4, 2011
After winning the opening round of the 2012 AMA Arenacross Championship in Iowa, Tyler Bowers is now taking the fight to Baltimore.

2012 KTM Off-Road Team Lineup

Friday, November 4, 2011
After being the most successful off-road team during the 2011 season, the Factory FMF/KTM Racing Team will remain unchanged for 2012.

Three-Way GNCC Battle Ends at Loretta Lynn's

Friday, November 4, 2011
Three-way championship battle culminates this weekend at Loretta Lynn's GNCC with Mullins as he sets out for his first-ever XC1 Pro Championship.

2012 Honda CRF150R Expert Review

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
We further evaluate the 2012 Honda CRF150R at a variety of motocross tracks and off-road riding in California and Oregon to get a better feel for the revised mini racer.

Supermoto Racing Returns to San Mateo

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
AMA Supermoto racing action will return to northern California during the Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the San Mateo County Event Center.