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Pirelli Announces Green Project

Tuesday, February 10, 2009
In the never-ending effort to help the environment, Pirelli Tire has joined the worldwide conservation movement with its “Pirelli Goes Green Project.”

FMX Jeremy Lusk Dies in Costa Rica

Tuesday, February 10, 2009
It is with the greatest sadness that we report... Jeremy Lusk passed away at approximately 11:03 PM PST.

FMX Rider Lusk in Critical Condition

Sunday, February 8, 2009
Freestyle Motocross star Jeremy Lusk suffers hoffic crash at X-Knights in Costa Rica.

OHV Groups Challenge GAO Land Use Survey

Thursday, February 5, 2009
Nine OHV groups are contesting the findings of a Government Accountability Office survey of federal land managers.

Lead Ban Stops Youth ATV and Motorcycle Sales

Monday, February 2, 2009
A new law is going to impact the youth motorcycle and ATV market when a lead ban goes into effect on February 10. Motorcycle dealers won't be able to sell bikes or parts for children under 12.

Pastrana's Nitro Circus Gets MTV Series

Thursday, January 29, 2009
MTV thought that Travis Pastrana and his Nitro Circus crew were just crazy and entertaining enough to deserve their own TV show that will debut in February.

Kawasaki Dirt Riders Gather at Corporate HQ

Thursday, January 22, 2009
Kawasaki's supercross, off-road, and ATV teams came together last Thursday to celebrate all things dirt. A total of 18 riders were present to show their appreciation to the employees.

MX Sports Acquires WMA

Monday, January 12, 2009
MX Sports announced that it has acquired the Women's Motocross Association and it will be added as a third class to the 2009 Pro Motocross Championship.

Motorcyclists Blocked from Public Lands

Friday, January 9, 2009
The U.S. Senate is poised to act as early as Sunday on a massive package of public lands bills that would shut motorcyclists out of more than 1 million acres without adequate public comment.

Narayana Receives Mickey Thompson Award

Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Selvaraj Narayana, Director of Logistics & Operations for KTM India, was presented the Mickey Thompson Award of Excellence at the opening round of the 2009 Supercross at Angel Stadium.

FMF Leads In OHV Exhaust Sound Education

Tuesday, January 6, 2009
The world's leading aftermarket performance motorcycle exhaust manufacturer is announcing its continuing commitment to the sport through rider education and new product development.

Glen Helen Open New Year's for MX Practice

Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Glen Helen Raceway will be open on New Year’s Day for MX Practice.

Amador's 10 Recreation Predictions for '09

Monday, December 29, 2008
Don Amador takes some time out of his busy schedule to make a few predictions about the course of motorized recreation in the new year.

Convert Your KTM Into a Factory Bike

Tuesday, December 23, 2008
It is the first time for the KTM Austria Motorsport Division to offer exclusive Factory-SXS-Kits with high-end RACE components for ambitious owners of KTM four-stroke SX bikes.

Millen to Ring in 2009 with Truck Backflip

Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Rhys Millen’s much anticipated attempt to backflip an off-road truck at Red Bull: New Year. No Limits. has been confirmed. Robbie Maddison will also be jumping his bike more than 120 feet high.

Wahoos Tacos Wins Baja Charity Award

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Johnny Campbell was on hand at Sundays Baja Charity Run II Celebration to hand out the 1x Baja Charity Award. Winning the award for 2008 was Wahoo's Fish Taco.

Trampas Parker Offers Motocross School

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
For the first time motocross riders will be able to attend a training school at the tracks where the Amateur Nationals are held, headed up by two time Motocross World Champion and Hall of Famer Trampas Parker.

Tahoe National Forest Travel Plan Deadline

Monday, December 15, 2008
The BRC is asking off-road enthusiasts to send a comment letter to the Tahoe National Forest Travel Plan DEIS before the December 26, 2008 deadline to help adjust some planned changes that are harmful to off-road riders.

BMW To Provide Off-Road Training Center

Monday, December 15, 2008
BMW Motorrad has selected RawHyde Adventures, of Castaic, CA to serve as one of nine factory-authorized off-road training centers worldwide.

Test 2009 KTMs at Perris Raceway

Wednesday, December 10, 2008
KTM will be hosting 2009 dirt bike demos rides at Perris Raceway December 10th and 12th.