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AMA Urges Bill Support of E15 Federal Analysis

Thursday, February 28, 2013
AMA is urging for support of the bill to require a federal agency to seek independent scientific analysis on the effects of 15 percent ethanol.

10th KTM Adventure Rider Rally Date Released

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
KTM announces the 10th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally 2013 in Steamboat Springs Colorado.

AMA Tells Congress More E15 Study Needed

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
American Motorcyclist Association tells Congress that more E15 study is needed.

2013 Arenacross Kansas City Round Heats Up

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The highly competitive Race to the Championship enters the penultimate round of the 2013 season in Kansas City.

CA Lane Splitting Restriction Bill Withdrawn

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
California lawmaker withdraws the bill that would have restricted lane-splitting by motorcyclists.

New SCORE Key Staff in Place for March Race

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Roger Norman announces additional key staff appointments for his new SCORE International.

PBTF Joanne Salcido New VP of Research

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
PBTF names Joanne Salcido VP of Medical Research and Family Support.

MUD - FIM MX Available in North, Latin America

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
MUD - FIM Motocross World Championship is available today in North America and Latin America.

KTM Announces Amateur MX Trackside Support

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
KTM announces the Amateur Motocross Trackside support schedule.

Toyota Extends TV Agreement with Team Lucas

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Toyota expands the motorsports & TV agreement with Team Lucas for the 5th year.

J&P Cycles Sponsors Flat Track 2013

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
J&P Cycles has been named the Presenting Sponsor of AMA Pro Flat Track and Title Sponsor of J&P Cycles Pro Singles Division.

OMA Nationals Tuscumbia Results 2013

Monday, February 25, 2013
Husaberg Factory rider Russell Bobbitt and KTM's Kailub Russell battled for the win in the 2013 OMA Nationals season opener in Tuscumbia, Alabama.

Robby Bell's BITD Laughlin Report 2013

Monday, February 25, 2013
Robby Bell and David Pearson teamed up to tackle the Best In The Desert Laughlin U.S. Hare Scrambles event in Laughlin, Nevada and they proved to be a very tough pair to beat.

Witcita Arenacross Saturday Results 2013

Monday, February 25, 2013
Tyler Bowers reclaimed the top spot in the Race to the Championship following his overall Arenacross class victory in Wichita.

Ever Ride Over a Dam? Bull Shoals Dam Route

Monday, February 25, 2013
Ever ride over a dam? Try the scenic Bull Shoals Dam motorcycle route.

Zero Motorcycles Reveals iPhone, Android App

Monday, February 25, 2013
Zero Motorcycles releases its first ever motorcycle iPhone and Android app.

Atlanta 450 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, February 23, 2013
450 Supercross action in Atlanta was close right to the checkers, with James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto and Davi Millsaps fighting for the best spot on the rostrum.

Atlanta 250 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, February 23, 2013
250 Supercross action in Atlanta boiled down to the start, with the holeshot winner holding steady to the checkers and frustrating Dean Wilson's attempt at a second straight victory.

Analysis of 2012 Chinese Motorcycle Industry

Friday, February 22, 2013
A summary analysis of the Chinese government’s reckoning of its domestic motorcycle industry, which sees even the big players struggling – while joint ventures and trikes show room for growth.

Maggie McNally AMA Chair Board of Directors

Friday, February 22, 2013
Maggie McNally has been elected chair of AMA Board Of Directors.

MCSS Bell Helmet Program Returns in 2013

Friday, February 22, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore.com and Bell Helmets have teamed up once again to give select athletes Motorcycle-Superstore branded Bell Helmets in all of their races, making them eligible for more than $600,000 in bonus awards.

Sidi Crossfire 2 SRS Review

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Sidi's newest and most expensive boot is the Crossfire 2 SRS. Is the lofty price tag worth it? Read on to find out.

Backmarker: Mike "Fass Mikey" Vils

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Our Backmarker catches up with Mike "Fass Mikey" Vils, who has painted race bikes for legends, missile launchers for the government, and he even gave Gary Nixon's Suzuki a pair of pink nipples.

2013 BMW R1200GS Priced at $15,800

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
BMW announces surprising prices for its much-anticipated 2013 R1200GS – with the base $15,800 MSRP $350 less than its predecessor.

Post-Dallas Interview with James Stewart

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The 2013 Monster Energy Supercross season has not gone as expected for Yoshimura Suzuki's James Stewart and the recent round in Dallas was no exception. Hear what Bubba has to say about the disappointing race in Texas in this exclusive interview.

Robby Bell's Gary Jones GP Report 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013
Robby Bell swept both motos in the REM MX on Saturday and then went on to contest the Gary Jones Grand Prix on Sunday, a two-hour long pro race that yielded some intense racing action.

Cherokee National Enduro Results 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013
The first round of the 2013 AMA Rekluse National Enduro Series put riders to the test in Greensboro, Georgia in the Cherokee National.

Hell's Gate Hard Enduro Results 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013
The 2013 Hell's Gate Hard Enduro saw riders face treacherous Italian mountains covered in snow, but they proved no match for Husaberg's Graham Jarvis.

Little Rock Arenacross Saturday Results 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013
The inaugural "Race to the Championship" kicked off during the AMSOIL Arenacross round in Little Rock, with Maxxis rider Zach Ames putting in a strong performance.

Robby Bell Races REM MX at Glen Helen

Monday, February 18, 2013
Following the cancellation of the Adelanto GP pro race, Robby Bell decided to ride in the Glen Helen REM MX for a bit of training.

Dallas 450 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, February 16, 2013
450 SX riders squared-off in Dallas for the seventh round of the 2013 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season. Ryan Villopoto and Davi Millsaps kept things lively out front while plenty of mid-pack action kept the finishing order in question to the checkers.

Dallas 250 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, February 16, 2013
Dallas marked the first round for the 2013 250 SX East riders in this year's Monster Energy AMA Supercross championship. Dean Wilson returned to the action and proved to be a force on the track.

Arenacross Notebook Breaking Down the Race

Friday, February 15, 2013
AMSOIL Arenacross Notebook: Breaking down the race to the championship.

Oakley Partners with KTM Junior Supercross

Friday, February 15, 2013
Oakley prtners with the Junior Supercross Challenge Program and Red Bull KTM Factory Team.

RacerTV Launches Online Broadcast Network

Friday, February 15, 2013
RacerTV launches an expanded motorsports online broadcast network and live streaming platform.

Robby Bell Drew First SCORE Motorcycle Start

Friday, February 15, 2013
Robby Bell in Motorcycles draws first start spot for MasterCraft Safety Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250.

Strider Adventure Zone Stops at RCSX Daytona

Friday, February 15, 2013
Strider Adventure Zone Makes Pit Stop At Monster Energy Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross.

KTM Hires New Dealer Development Specialist

Thursday, February 14, 2013
KTM hires Jim McKenna as the new Dealer Development Specialist.

KTM MX Fan Experience Schedule Announced

Thursday, February 14, 2013
The KTM MX Fan Experience schedule has been announced for 2013.

Dr. Frazier's Globe Killer KLR650 Part 4

Thursday, February 14, 2013
Dr. Frazier reaches 30,000 miles on his KLR650 and takes some time to give his bike some well needed maintenance after a number of North American rides.

Utopia Worldwide Signs Jason Lawrence

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Utopia Worldwide has signed Jason Lawrence to its team.

Race to the Championship Begin in Little Rock

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
AMSOIL Arenacross’ Race to the Championship begins this weekend in Little Rock.

Robby Bell's Primm WORCS Report 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Robby Bell provides race coverage from Round 2 of WORCS in Primm, Nevada where he battled hard to score his first WORCS win.

Husaberg Extreme Team Jarvis Interview

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Graham Jarvis is interviewed on Hell's Gate and the King of the Motos event.

MIC Swells Membership to Powersports Dealers

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Motorcycle Industry Council expands membership to powersports dealers.

Suzuki Camp Carmichael Returns in 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Ricky Carmichael University returns to Europe, while adding an all-new venue to the 2013 lineup.

2013 Beta Dealer Ride Day

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
MotoUSA joined Beta Motorcycles and its dealers for a quick ride on several 2013 models. Read on to find out our quick impressions of the 2013 300 RR, 498 RR and 520 RS.

KTM Posts Contingency for RC Daytona SX

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
KTM posts over $12,000 in contingency for the 4th Annual Monster Energy Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross.

New Interchangeable Ohlins Steering Damper

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Ohlins has released a newly interchangeable off road steering damper so you can take the stability with you.

New 2013 Zero Police and Security Motorcycles

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Zero Motorcycles announces the all new Zero Police and Security motorcycles.

EPA Wants Seperate E10 Pumps at Stations

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Federal agency wants separate E10 fuel pumps at certain gas stations that sell E15 ethanol-gasoline blend.

Progressive IMS to Invade Indianapolis

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Progressive International Motorcycle Shows to invade Indianapolis.

Halbert Hurt, Out for Daytona Flat Track Opener

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Sammy Halbert, a perennial title contender in AMA Pro Flat Track, injured his knee at an indoor short track and will miss the flat track season opener in Daytona as a result.

ARRA Available at Indy Dealer Expo for Public

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Americans for Responsible Recreational Access urges Indy Dealer Expo attendees to sign up to help protect access.

Free Motorcycle Helmet Laws App Aids Bikers

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Free motorcycle Helmet Laws App aids bikers on road trips.

Bowers Grabs Eighth Overall Arenacross Win

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Bowers grabs his eighth overall victory as the Race to the Championship Field is set in Wilkes-Barre.

San Diego Supercross Insider 2013

Monday, February 11, 2013
Find out what happened Saturday night as the 2013 Monster Energy Supercross series made its final California stop this year in San Diego.

San Diego 450 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, February 9, 2013
Battles raged throughout the top-seven riders in 450 SX action in San Diego, though at the end of the night Davi Millsaps was able to protect his points advantage despite heavy pressure all around.

San Diego 250 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, February 9, 2013
The 250 SX Western Regional riders lined up for the final time until April 20, 2013 in San Diego, with Eli Tomac and Ken Roczen battling hard for the lead.

New American Motocross Championship Union

Friday, February 8, 2013
MX Sports announces American Motocross Championships alliance.

Live Drawing for SCORE 250 Starting Position

Friday, February 8, 2013
The live drawing for starting positions will be on Feb. 13 at SCORE-San Diego for the 27th MasterCraft Safety Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250.

Unadilla Announces 2013 MX Rewind for June

Friday, February 8, 2013
Unadilla announces the 2013 MX Rewind set for June 12-14.

SEMA Message: Save Johnson Valley OHV

Thursday, February 7, 2013
SEMA Hammers message: Save Johnson Valley OHV Recreation Area.

Backmarker: "Dharma Bum" Locke McCorkle

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Channeling his inner Kerouac, Motorcycle USA's Backmarer, Mark Gardiner, profiles the man who served as inspiration for Sean Monahan in "Dharma Bums," Locke McCorkle

AMSOIL Signs Multi-Year Deal with GNCC

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Racer Productions Announces New Title Sponsor for 2013 AMSOIL GNCC Series.

Jason Lawrence Returning to Racing 2013

Thursday, February 7, 2013
We headed out to Pala Raceway to try and get the inside scoop on Jason Lawrence's return to racing as he prepares himself for the 2013 AMA Outdoor Motocross Championship.

Supercross Champion Ryan Villopoto on CBS

Thursday, February 7, 2013
See the story behind the back-to-back Monster Energy Supercross Champion Ryan Villopoto this Sunday on CBS.

Kawasaki Supports Daytona Amateur SX

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Kawasaki has announced its support of the fourth annual Monster Energy Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross Championship.

AMA Unhappy with Babbitt’s Comments

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
American Motorcyclist Association disappointed by Bruce Babbitt comments.

AMSOIL Arenacross Back East For Round Six

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
AMSOIL Arenacross returns east for sixth round action from Wilkes-Barre PA.

Michelin Unveils New Multipurpose Tire

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Michelin unveils a new multipurpose tire for the big trail motorcycles.

Steele and Caselli Special Guests on 'Dirt Live'

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Colorful vet Cameron Steele and KTM’s Kurt Caselli will be special guests Tuesday on Roger Norman’s ‘Dirt Live’ internet broadcast.

6D ATR-1 Off-Road Helmet First Look

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Southern California start-up, 6D aims to push helmet safety technology with the introduction of its ATR-1 off-road helmet.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 5 Available

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The February 5, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Zero Motorcycles Rolls Out New Website

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Zero Motorcycles rolls out the new website as the 2013 models hit dealerships.

MCSS Rider Bash Wins Round 1 of Big 6 GP

Monday, February 4, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore.com rider, Elizabeth Bash, earned the top-spot in the women's class at Honolulu Raceway Park in the opening round of the Big 6 Grand Prix

MCSS Holeshot Sponsor Daytona Amateur SX

Monday, February 4, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore.com returns as holeshot sponsor of the Daytona Amateur Supercross Championship in 2013.

2012 US Motorcycle Sales Tally 452,386

Monday, February 4, 2013
The Motorcycle Industry Council reports 452,386 motorcycles sold for 2012 from its reporting brands, up 2.6% from the previous calendar year.

Anaheim 3 Supercross Insider 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013
Get the inside scoop on what happened at Round 5 of the Monster Energy Supercross series as it invaded Angel Stadium for the third and final time in 2013.

MCSS Rider Cody Webb "King of Motos"

Monday, February 4, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore.com rider Cody Webb became the 2013 King of Motos after taking victory in the 160-mile extreme enduro.

Cedar Park Arenacross Saturday Results 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013
Babbit's Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Tyler Bowers continued to dominate the AMSOIL Arenacross series with two commanding rides during the second night of competition at the Cedar Park Center.

Emig Brand Ambassador for ODI

Monday, February 4, 2013
ODI welcomes Jeff Emig as a Brand Ambassador to their Marketing Team.

Anaheim 3 450 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, February 2, 2013
Red Bull KTM's Ryan Dungey almost didn't make the main, but once there was locked in battle for the lead at Anaheim 3 in one of the most heated Supercross contests so far in 2013.

Anaheim 3 250 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, February 2, 2013
250 SX action was intense at Angel Stadium, with rookie Joey Savatgy earning the holeshot, but having to fight back the advances of Ken Roczen, Martin Davalos and Eli Tomac.

Cedar Park Arenacross Friday Results 2013

Saturday, February 2, 2013
Tyler Bowers continued his domination of the 2013 AMSOIL Arenacross season during the first night of competition at the Cedar Park Center.

Bowers Leads AMSOIL Arenacross into Texas

Friday, February 1, 2013
Tyler Bowers leads AMSOIL Arenacross into Texas for the fifth round from the Cedar Park Center.

Arenacross Interview with Tyler Bowers

Friday, February 1, 2013
AMSOIL Arenacross class points leader, Tyler Bowers, answers questions about the current season and how he's acclimated to the new race format.

AMA News and Notes February 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013
American Motorcyclist Association keeps you updated on the legal issues surrounding the motorcycle industry with AMA News and Notes in this February 2013 edition.

Update to Primm WORCS Race Schedule 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013
Changes have been made for the Primm, Nevada round of the 2013 WORCS race schedule to allow riders to race both days and avoid back-to-back races.

Zero Motorcycles Names Top Dealer of 2012

Friday, February 1, 2013
Zero Motorcycles has named its top dealer of 2012, and the honor goes to Hollywood Electrics for the second year in a row.

'12 Ride for Kids Cancer Fight Raised 3.8 Million

Friday, February 1, 2013
Ride for Kids fights childhood brain tumors by raising $3.8 million in 2012.

Bowers Leads AMSOIL Arenacross into Texas

Friday, February 1, 2013
Tyler Bowers leads AMSOIL Arenacross into Texas for the fifth round from the Cedar Park Center.