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2011 WORCS Primm Results

Monday, February 28, 2011
Privateer rider Bobby Garrison swept both days in Round 2 of the 2011 WORCS Championship as the series made its way into Primm, Nevada.

2011 AMA Supercross Atlanta Insider

Monday, February 28, 2011
The 2011 AMA Supercross Championship takes an aggressive turn in Atlanta as TwoTwo Motorsports' Chad Reed and San Manuel Yamaha's James Stewart rekindle their rivalry.

2011 AMA Arenacross Sacramento Results

Monday, February 28, 2011
Babbitt’s Monster Energy/TiLUBE Kawasaki's Tyler Bowers nabbed his fourth consecutive Arenacross victory in Sacramento on Saturday after dominating the 25-lap main.

2011 MiniMoto SX Track Revealed

Monday, February 28, 2011
A new MiniMoto SX track map has been released for the South Point Arena, which offers a larger floor and more obstacles for riders in the 2011 Minimoto SX series.

2011 GNCC Fantasy Racing League Returns

Sunday, February 27, 2011
The GNCC Fantasy League has returned for 2011 with registration now open and a chance to win a grand prize of a 2011 Yamaha TTR-110.

2011 Daytona SX Track Under Construction

Sunday, February 27, 2011
For the fourth consecutive year Ricky Carmichael has designed the Daytona Supercross circuit which will challenge riders as the series moves into Florida.

Riders Requested at Wild Lands Policy Meeting

Sunday, February 27, 2011
AMA compels riders to attend an oversight hearing on March 1st about the 'Wild Lands' land-use policy that could close millions of acres of federal land to OHV riders.

2011 AMA Supercross Atlanta Results

Saturday, February 26, 2011
The 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series exploded into the east with fireworks as multiple crashes paved the way for race winners in Atlanta's Georgia Dome.

135,000 Lead Ban Letters Delivered to Congress

Friday, February 25, 2011
The Motorcycle Industry Council delivered more than 3,000 letters to Congress signed by motorcycle industry professionals that have had their livelihoods impacted by the lead content provisions of the CPSIA.

'11 AMA Arenacross Series Enters Second Half

Friday, February 25, 2011
The 2011 AMA Arenacross series is preparing to enter its second half as Kawasaki's Tyler Bowers leads the series by 12 points ahead of Honda's Jeff Gibson.

2011 San Diego Supercross Fan Report

Friday, February 25, 2011
A family hits up the Supercross scene in San Diego with hopes of seeing their favorite rider make the podium.

Riders Oppose GA Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Thursday, February 24, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association is urging riders nationwide to contact Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to urge him to stop the Georgia State Patrol from conducting any motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints.

Nathan Woods Benefit Ride Day at Glen Helen

Thursday, February 24, 2011
The dirt bike community celebrates the life of off-road motorcycle racer Nathan Woods at Glen Helen Raceway.

2011 AMA Arenacross Sacramento Preview

Thursday, February 24, 2011
The 2011 AMA Arenacross Series hit the halfway point last weekend in Reno and makes its way to Sacramento California, which will conclude Arenacross' two-week western swing.

What !f DVD Peek

Thursday, February 24, 2011
Red Tide Pictures releases What !f, the newest off-road film that features stars like Kurt Caselli, Russell Bobbitt and Kyle Redmond.

Memorable Motorcycles: Bultaco 400 Pursang

Thursday, February 24, 2011
The Bultaco 400 Pursang will always be an unsung hero for the manufacturer because despite its potential, ill-timing of its development and internal politics doomed it from the start.

Congress to Hold Hearing on Wild Lands Policy

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources will hold an oversight hearing on March 1 entitled "The Impact of the Administration's Wild Lands Order on Jobs and Economic Growth."

Spoken Wheel: Rise up Racing Fans!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Off with their heads! The fan rises like the Phoenix from the ashes! Is it time to know what's going on - from the other side of the fence! Class warfare - Is 'Super' the most abused noun ever?

2011 AMA Supercross Atlanta Preview

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
AMA Supercross heads to the ATL for Round 8 of the 450 class and Round 2 of the Eastern Region Supercross Lites.

2011 Husqvarna TXC449 First Ride

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Equipped with Husky's 2011 TXC449 our dirt junkie hits the open stretches of the Mojave Desert for a full assessment of the new build.

MSF Motorcyclist Naturalistic Study Under Way

Monday, February 21, 2011
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study is progressing on schedule, according to key milestone accomplishments.

2011 250 Motocross Shootout

Monday, February 21, 2011
Five bikes come into the 2011 250 Motocross Shootout to see which one reigns supreme in the Lites division. Some bikes are all new and others have barely been touched; which takes the title in 2011?

2011 AMA Supercross San Diego Insider

Monday, February 21, 2011
Find out what happened at the San Diego Supercross dirt bike races inside Qualcomm Stadium.

2011 AMA Arenacross Reno Results

Sunday, February 20, 2011
Kawasaki's Tyle Bowers led a sweep of the Arenacross series in Reno after winning both nights during Round 7 of the 2011 AMA Arenacross Championship.

2011 AMA Supercross San Diego Results

Saturday, February 19, 2011
It was a wet and wild round for the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series in San Diego as riders posted grueling laps against Qualcomm Stadium's brutal track conditions.

Tyler Bowers Hooks Friday Night Win in Reno

Saturday, February 19, 2011
Tyler Bowers achieved his fourth victory of the 2011 AMA Arenacross Championship on Friday night in Reno ahead of Honda's Cole Siebler and Jeff Gibson.

Right Rider Access Fund to Protect OHV Trails

Friday, February 18, 2011
The Right Rider Access Fund, a charitable community benefit organization, was unveiled today. Its mission is to promote the safe and responsible use of off-highway vehicles (OHVs) and to preserve riders’ access to appropriate lands.

Arenacross Interview of the Week: Cole Siebler

Friday, February 18, 2011
From privateer to factory ride, Cole Siebler is pursuing his dream aboard TUF Honda in the 2011 AMA Arenacross Championship.

'11 Breast Cancer Awareness Auction Continues

Friday, February 18, 2011
Fundraising for breast cancer awareness has continued long after the 2011 Pink-themed Monster Energy AMA Supercross event at Angel Stadium.

Georges Jobe to be Honored at Nor Cal Classic

Friday, February 18, 2011
Brad Lackey will be honoring five-time World Champion, Georges Jobe, at his sixth annual Nor Cal Classic Legends of Motocross National during the 2011 West Coast Moto Jam on May 13-15.

Kawasaki Riders Return West for San Diego SX

Friday, February 18, 2011
Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki's Josh Hansen, Broc Tickle and Tyla Rattray will be returning to California for Round 7 of the 2011 Supercross series at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium.

Ken Roczen's Plans for Remaining 2011 Season

Friday, February 18, 2011
Following the recent success of 16-year-old Ken Roczen in the 2011 AMA Supercross series, the German rider announces his plans for the remaining season.

In the Saddle with Kawasaki's Josh Hansen

Friday, February 18, 2011
Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki's Josh Hansen provides a look at his background and talks about his current success in the 2011 AMA Supercross Lites Championship.

Kids Just Want to Ride Act Gaining Momentum

Friday, February 18, 2011
A total of 37 federal lawmakers have stamped their approval on the Kids Just Want to Ride Act, which seeks to exempt kids' off-highway vehicles from the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.

FMF Racing Partners Up With Active 8 Racing

Friday, February 18, 2011
FMF Racing is proud to announce the alliance with Active 8 Racing making FMF the official exhaust supplier for the Active 8 Pro SX and MX support Semi.

AMA Urges Lead Law Exemption to Congress

Friday, February 18, 2011
In written comments submitted for a congressional hearing held on Feb. 17, the AMA asked lawmakers to exempt kid-sized OHVs from the "lead law".

AMA Announces 2011 Flat Track Numbers

Friday, February 18, 2011
AMA Pro Racing has released the Expert Grand National Number list for 2011. The list features new numbers for twelve riders. The most obvious change has defending Grand National Champion Jake Johnson exchanging his #5 for the coveted #1.

2011 AMA Arenacross Reno Preview

Friday, February 18, 2011
As the 2011 AMA Arenacross Championship nears the halfway point Kawasaki's Tyler Bowers leads the field coming into Reno by just two points over Honda's Jeff Gibson.

2011 AMA Supercross San Diego Press Day

Friday, February 18, 2011
See pictures inside Qualcomm Stadium for press day prior to the San Diego Monster Energy Supercross motorcycle race.

2011 Dealer Expo Takes Over Indianapolis

Thursday, February 17, 2011
2011 Dealer Expo event offers new features, media preview and expanded education programs for a more valuable guest experience at Indiana Convention Center February 18-20.

Study Claims Helmets Reduce Spinal Injury

Thursday, February 17, 2011
A recent study from Johns Hopkins has linked motorcycle helmet use to a reduced incident of spinal injury.

Final Push to Stop Youth OHV Lead Ban

Thursday, February 17, 2011
Two years of persistent efforts have driven Congress to action. On February 17, the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade will hold a hearing to review the CPSIA.

Josh Grant Injury Update: ACL Surgery

Thursday, February 17, 2011
American Honda's Josh Grant underwent knew surgery to repair his ACL, putting him out of racing until early summer.

2011 AMA Supercross San Diego Preview

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Monster Energy AMA Supercross heads to San Diego for another West Coast event and one final chance for the Lites riders to make a statement before the break.

Congress to Hold Hearing on OHV Lead Law

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
A U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled, "A Review of CPSIA and CPSC Resources." The hearing will examine the unintended consequences of recent consumer product safety laws.

2010 Suzuki RM-Z250 Yoshimura Project Bike

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Yoshimura transforms MotoUSA's 2010 Suzuki RM-Z250 into a full fledged motocross racing machine; find out how our Suzuki RM-Z250 project dirt bike performs on the track.

Oregon Legislators Look to Amend Helmet Law

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Oregon legislators are contemplating passing a bill that will allow riders 21 and over to choose whether or not they want to wear a motorcycle helmet.

Motorcycle USA Releases Ride Guide

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Motorcycle-USA has officially released Motorcycle Ride Guide, which allows users a tool to find new and existing riding destinations and upload information about their own personal favorites.

Nico Izzi & Levi Kilbarger Sign with O’Neal MX

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
O’Neal Racing has signed Supercross rookie Nico Izzi and his teammate, Levi Kilbarger, with both riders racing under the newly formed Kilbarger Racing team in the East Coast Supercross and outdoor Motocross Championships.

Study Proves Off-Road Knee Braces Effective

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
A new study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine targets the effectiveness of off-road motorcycle knee braces.

2011 AMA Arenacross Louisville Results

Monday, February 14, 2011
Kawasaki's Tyler Bowers snagged his third win of 2011 while Honda's Austin Coon earned his first career victory in Louisville during Round 6 of the 2011 AMA Arenacross series.

2011 Hare and Hound Round 2 Results

Monday, February 14, 2011
FMF/KTM's Kurt Caselli dominated the second round of the 2011 AMA Hare and Hound Championship after finishing eight minutes ahead of David Pearson.

2011 World Extreme Enduro Hell’s Gate Results

Monday, February 14, 2011
For the second year in a row only two riders could muster the strength to finish the Hell's Gate competition in Italy. Read on to see who won and who else completed the greuling contest.

2011 AMA Supercross Houston Insider

Monday, February 14, 2011
Let's break down the racing at Round 6 of the 2011 AMA Supercross series in Houston, including Trey Canard's triumph, James Stewart's mechanical problem and Malcolm Stewart's debut performance.

2011 AMA Supercross Houston Results

Saturday, February 12, 2011
Round 6 of the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship featured some of the closest racing yet and the debut of James Stewart's brother, Malcolm. Read on for a complete breakdown of Houston's unforgettable Supercross race.

Team Jimmy Weinert Ready for East Supercross

Saturday, February 12, 2011
Scorpion’s VX-24 helmet heads Up the list of personal Sponsors as Jimmy Weinert’s team prepares to race the first round of the East Coast Supercross series in Houston, Texas.

Consistency Proving Key in 2011 Arenacross

Friday, February 11, 2011
Making its return to the Freedom Hall in Louisville for the first time since 2009, the 2011 AMA Arenacross Championship is heating up with just three points separating Jeff Gibson and Tyler Bowers.

Lyle Lovett & Kevin Schwantz Star in PSA

Friday, February 11, 2011
Lyle Lovett and Kevin Schwantz have taken part in a public service announcement for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation to assist children with brain tumors.

2011 MX for Children Jackpot Challenge

Friday, February 11, 2011
MX for Children has announced the inaugural MX for Children Jackpot Challenge, which rewards top fundraisers with a VIP trip for two to the Monster Energy AMA Supercross round in Las Vegas.

2011 AMA Arenacross Tyler Bowers Interview

Friday, February 11, 2011
Babbitt’s Monster Energy/TiLUBE Kawasaki rider Tyler Bowers is one of the fastest riders in the 2011 AMA Arenacross series and recently sat down to chat about his current season.

2011 AMA Arenacross Louisville Preview

Friday, February 11, 2011
A battle between Honda's Jeff Gibson and Kawasaki's Tyler Bowers is taking shape as the 2011 AMA Arenacross series heads to Louisville for Round 6.

Ken Roczen to Race KTM 350 SX-F in Houston SX

Thursday, February 10, 2011
The talented young German rider Ken Roczen will step up to the Supercross class in Houston, competing aboard the KTM 350 SX-F.

2011 AMA Supercross Houston Preview

Thursday, February 10, 2011
The 2011 AMA Supercross series prepares for Round 6 at Houston's Reliant Stadium as Malcolm Stewart and the East Coast Lites division anxiously await the first race of the season.

2011 KTM 450 SX-F Race Test

Thursday, February 10, 2011
Follow along as MotoUSA races KTM’s 450 SX-F motocross bike at A Day in the Dirt Motocross Grand Prix race at Pala Raceway.

International Motorcycle Show Enters Chicago

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Progressive International Motorcycle Show rolls into Chicago’s Donald E. Stephens Convention Center this weekend presenting hundreds of new motorcycles, Billy Ray Cyrus appearance, Jason Britton Stunt Show, custom bike competition and more.

Dr. Frazier's Globe Killer KLR Part 2

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
This month our adventurer completes his globe killer KLR project and discusses his 10,000-mile trek with a Kawasaki KLR650, including improvements made a match-up with BMW's F800GS.

Idle Chat: Taylor Robert

Monday, February 7, 2011
Monster Energy Kawasaki's Taylor Robert missed the entire 2010 WORCS Championship due to injury, but is determined for a strong comeback in 2011.

2011 Indoor Enduro Round 2 Results

Monday, February 7, 2011
KTM's Taddy Blazusiak won three finals in Round 2 in Barcelona while teammate, David Knight, scored a 2-3-2 result aboard the new KTM 350 EXC-F Factory bike.

2011 AMA Arenacross Toledo Results

Monday, February 7, 2011
TUF Honda’s Cole Siebler earned his first career Arenacross victory on Saturday night in Toledo ahead of Tyler Bowers and Jeff Gibson.

2011 AMA Supercross Anaheim II Insider

Monday, February 7, 2011
Find out what happend at the Monster Energy AMA Anaheim II Supercross races that took place at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California.

Ashley Fiolek Renews with Honda for 2011

Monday, February 7, 2011
Ashley Fiolek has extended her contract with American Honda Racing for the 2011 Women's Motocross Championship.

2011 AMA Supercross Anaheim II Results

Saturday, February 5, 2011
Round 5 of the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship saw one rider smoke the entire field. Read on to see who took top honors at Anaheim 2 and to see the rest of the finishing order.

AMA Supercross Goes Pink at Anaheim II

Saturday, February 5, 2011
2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross sports a pink-themed event supporting breast cancer awareness for the second year in a row during Round 5 of the series at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, California.

Fabien Izoird to Ride Jake Weimer's Kawasaki

Saturday, February 5, 2011
Monster Energy Kawasaki has announced Fabien Izoird as the interim rider for Jake Weimer, who broke his arm in December while preparing for AMA Supercross.

Tyler Bowers Takes First Win in Toledo

Saturday, February 5, 2011
Monster Energy/TiLUBE Kawasaki's Tyler Bowers snared the first victory on Friday during the inaugural AMA Arenacross race at Toledo’s Huntington Center.

Vets and Youth Converge in AMA Arenacross

Friday, February 4, 2011
The 2011 Arenacross Championship is closer than ever as the series returns to Ohio for Round 5 with a diverse group of talented riders.

Miss Arenacross Lindsey Scheltema Interview

Friday, February 4, 2011
Third-year spokesmodel and currently Miss Arenacross for the 2011 AMA Arenacross Championship, Lindsey Scheltema sits down to chat about her experience in the series so far and what she's looking forward to this season.

IMS Products Remembers Nathan Woods

Friday, February 4, 2011
IMS Products expresses its condolences to the family and friends of Nathan Woods, and remembers the champion as a longtime friend and partner.

Fandango Tank Bag by Giant Loop

Friday, February 4, 2011
Giant Loop is now offering the Fandango Tank Bag Harness alone, which allows owners to quickly and easily move a single bag between two motorcycles.

Thumper Racing/Hot Cams CRF300R Project

Friday, February 4, 2011
Thumper Racing and Hot Cams team up to give our 2010 Honda CRF250R a big power boost. We let the reigning FPMX champion take it for a spin to see if going big is the right way to go.

Giffords Remains Motorcycle Caucus Co-Chair

Thursday, February 3, 2011
The Congressional Motorcycle Caucus has been formally recognized by the new Congress, with Representative Gabrielle Giffords remaining co-chair.

Nathan Woods Benefit Ride Day at Glen Helen

Thursday, February 3, 2011
Come out to Glen Helen Raceway on Febrary 23 to support fallen rider Nathan Woods and his family.

Phoenix Hosts Inaugural Checkered Flag Run

Thursday, February 3, 2011
Arizona Welcomes Multi-Cultural Motorcycle Event Weekend with the Launch of the ‘Checkered Flag Run’ at Phoenix International Raceway on February 25-27th featuring a motorcycle ride to NASCAR race, bike Show Competition, celebrity appearances and special entertainment celebrating Black History Month.

Backroad Ramblings: Winter Survival Secrets

Thursday, February 3, 2011
In this month's edition of Backroad Ramblings our freelancer endures another winter without motorcycles by bumming a ride off his neighbor.

FMF Soft Touch Tie Downs Review

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
We put FMF Racing’s soft touch tie downs to the test and run them through endless use, hauling both dirt and street bikes in the Motorcycle-USA.com Sprinter van.

Dan Johnsen Appointed AMA Flat Track Director

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
AMA Pro Racing announces the appointment of Dan Johnsen as Director of Flat Track for the AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Series.

Simo Kirssi Joins Husqvarna for 2011 GNCC

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Husqvarna's factory-backed effort will return to the 2011 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series under new management and has signed Finland native Simo Kirssi for 2011 as an XC1 competitor.

2011 Racer TV Schedule Announced

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Motorsports fans are set for an exciting new show in 2011 with the expansion of Racer TV, creating a year-long program block combining coverage several racing series including GNCC, ATVMX and AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship.

CPSC Delays OHV Lead Ban Enforcement

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
The CPSC has voted to delay enforcement of portions of the controversial OHV "lead law" that would have banned the sale of kids' dirtbikes and ATVs.

2011 AMA Supercross Anaheim II Preview

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
The AMA Supercross Championship returns to Anaheim as the rivalry between Yamaha's James Stewart and Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto heats up.

American Beta Hires Murphree and Cozza

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Former Flat Tracker Johnny Murphree comes on board with American Beta along with new parts manager, Mike Cozza.

Arenacross Month at Motorcycle Hall of Fame

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
The Motorcycle Hall of Fame offers free admission to AMA Arenacross fans who present a ticket stub from the February races in Ohio and Kentucky.

2011 KTM 250 XC-F First Ride

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
MCUSA inspects KTM's recent addition to the quarter-liter class - the 2011 250 XC-F. See how the petite off-roader stacked up as we took it for an introductory spin in Southern California.

Moose Racing Says Goodbye to Nathan Woods

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Parts Unlimited and Moose Racing offer sincere condolences to the family of Nathan Woods and wave goodbye to the winningest rider in WORCS history.

Nathan Woods Memorial Fund

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
After sustaining fatal injuries during practice in the opening WORCS round The RiderDown Foundation has opened a Nathan Woods memorial fund, which will benefit Woods' wife and two sons.