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X Games 18 Speed & Style Results

Saturday, June 30, 2012
Two top contenders battled for the gold in Moto X Speed and Style on Saturday in X Games 18.

X Games 18 Moto X Women's Results

Saturday, June 30, 2012
Vicki Golden returned to the X Games to defend her gold medal in Moto X Women's Racing against some of the top riders in Women's Motocross.

X Games 18 Moto X Best Trick Results 2012

Saturday, June 30, 2012
After landing the first front-flip in competition last year, Jackson Strong had a lot to prove coming into X Games 18 Moto X Best Trick, and he delivered.

X Games 18 Moto X Step Up Results 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012
The 2011 winning height in Moto X Step Up was decimated in 2012 during X Games 18 in Los Angeles. Brian Deegan, Matt Buyten and Ronnie Renner pushed the sport's limits in a battle for the gold.

X Games 18 Moto X Best Whip Results 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012
Jeremy "Twitch" Stenberg took home his second consecutive gold medal in Moto X Best Whip Friday in X Games 18 at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

RTP Funding Saved in Congressional Bill

Friday, June 29, 2012
The Federal Recreational Trails Program was included in a recent transportation bill approved by Congress on June 29, 2012. The measure now heads to President Obama to be signed into law.

Women’s Moto X Profile Vicki Golden

Friday, June 29, 2012
Vicki Golden came in as an underdog in Women's Moto X during the 2011 X Games and shocked everyone by taking home the gold. This privateer heads back to defend her title on June 30, 2012 in X Games 18.

Brett Metcalfe Out for the Season

Friday, June 29, 2012
Brett Metcalfe sustained injuries in practice at Glen Helen Raceway which required surgery and the Yoshimura Suzuki rider is now out for the rest of the 2012 season.

Sardinia Rally Results 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012
The 2012 Sardinia Rally, Round 3 of the Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, is in the books and KTM riders dominated the final podium.

Hour of GNCC Racing on NBC Sports Network

Friday, June 29, 2012
One full hour of GNCC Racing is to air on July 1 on NBC Sports Network.

X Games 18 Moto X Freestyle Results 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012
Taka Higashino became the first rider to land a Rock Solid Double Grab in competition during Moto X Freestyle at X Games 18 in Los Angeles.

Zero Motorcycles Releases "Going Electric"

Thursday, June 28, 2012
Zero Motorcycles announced the release of "Going Electric" – an indepth look at the evolving world of electric motorcycles. The all-new educational pamphlet is a collection of data points and information to provide readers with up-to-date information on electric motorcycles.

2013 Suzuki RM-Z450 & RM-Z250 First Look

Thursday, June 28, 2012
Suzuki adds the Separate Function Fork to its 2013 RM-Z450 and 2013 RM-Z250 motocross bikes along with several other changes.

AMA Flat Track Returns to Pomona

Thursday, June 28, 2012
AMA Pro Grand National Flat Track finals return to Los Angeles.

Enter to Win The Motorcycle Book Giveaway

Thursday, June 28, 2012
Motorcycle USA and DK Publishing are giving away copies of the new book, Motorcycle: The Definitive Visual History with the grand prize winner scoring a $300 Harley-Davidson gift card as well.

2012 ISDE Team USA Announced

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
AMA announces the U.S. team members for the 2012 International Six Days Enduro.

AMA Pro Racing Springfield Mile on NBC Sports

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
AMA Pro Racing announces the broadcast date for the Springfield Mile on NBC Sports and encourages fans to watch the AMA Pro Flat Track riders take to the legendary Springfield Mile.

Husqvarna with Strong Team for X Games 18

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Husqvarna has assembled a team of four riders from four different countries to compete in the Moto X Enduro X event during X Games 18 in Los Angeles.

Cycle News Issue 25 Available

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The June 26, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Renthal Offers Mobile App Via iTunes

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Renthal mobile app by Pixelmags is now available through iTunes.

AMA Women and Motorcycling Conference

Monday, June 25, 2012
The Motorcycle Industry Council is set to host a reception and luncheon during the AMA International Women and Motorcycling Conference in Carson City, Nevada on Thursday, July 26, 2012.

AMA Flat Track Lima Preview 2012

Monday, June 25, 2012
The AMA Pro Flat Track roars into Lima for the 29th running of the Ohio Grand National as the excitement builds around the unique pea gravel Ohio Half-Mile.

Pala Raceway to Host WORCS Rnd 8

Monday, June 25, 2012
Worcs bikes comes to Pala Raceway for Round 8 of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC World Off-Road Championship Series.

Snowshoe GNCC Results 2012

Monday, June 25, 2012
Rory Mead scored his second victory of the 2012 season at the Motosport.com Showshoe GNCC in some of the most difficult terrain West Virginia has to offer.

2013 Husqvarna Dirt Models First Look

Friday, June 22, 2012
Husqvarna gives us a look at the 2013 dirt bike models that will be available in North America. The lineup includes motocross, cross-country and dual sport motorcycles.

TV Package for EnduroCross 2012

Friday, June 22, 2012
There will be extensive TV exposure for Geico EnduroCross on Lucas Motorsports Hour and ESPN X Games coverage.

Ridge Runner National Hillclimb Results 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012
Redmann takes third AMA Pro Hillclimb victory of 2012 with Ridge Runner National win in Canaan, New Hampshire.

50 US House Members Oppose Checkpoints

Thursday, June 21, 2012
50 U.S. lawmakers oppose motorcycle-only checkpoints.

Snowshoe GNCC Preview 2012

Thursday, June 21, 2012
Whibley and Russell battle for top spot at Snowshoe GNCC.

X Games LA 2012 Enduro X Invited Riders

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Nine riders earn the last invitations to X Games Enduro X and now thirty men and ten women invites have been confirmed.

Electric Zero XU Used in MSF Training

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Zero Motorcycles becomes the first electric motorcycle manufacturer to be utilized in Motorcycle Safety Foundation training programs.

Chinese Motorcycle OEMs Consolidate

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
A market analyst for the Chinese powersports industry notes one of the major trends of the many Chinese motorcycle manufacturers, consolidation.

Cycle News Issue 24 Available

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The June 19, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Yamaha PDX-11 Speaker System Review

Monday, June 18, 2012
We took advantage of Yamaha's musical side to spruce up our garage when it's time to wrench on dirt bikes and ATVs.

Inyan Kara National Enduro Results 2012

Monday, June 18, 2012
Factory Husaberg rider Mike Lafferty notched his 70th career win after winning Round 6 of the AMA National Enduro Series at Inyan Kara.

Roeseler, Smith and Robert on Montana Ride

Monday, June 18, 2012
The Third Annual Rocky Mountain Road Trip 2012 will allow you to ride with Malcolm Smith, JN Roberts and 13 time Baja 1000 Champion Larry Roeseler.

Red Bull Romaniacs Day 3 and 4 Results 2012

Monday, June 18, 2012
The 2012 Red Bull Romaniacs wrapped with Graham Jarvis earning his third overall win, tying the record held by Cyril Despres, and KTM's Jonny Walker became youngest rider to earn a Romaniacs podium.

2013 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride

Sunday, June 17, 2012
Kawasaki builds on its winning platform with sweeping changes for the 2013 KX250F. We sampled the new motocross bike for two days at the Millville National track.

Budds Creek 450 Motocross Results 2012

Saturday, June 16, 2012
Ryan Dungey extended his points lead at the Red Bull Budds Creek National to 54 over Mike Alessi. James Stewart did not line up for Round 5 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Budds Creek 250 Motocross Results 2012

Saturday, June 16, 2012
Justin Barcia and Blake Baggett split wins in the 250 Red Bull Budds Creek National, Round 5 of the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Red Bull Romaniacs Prolog Results 2012

Friday, June 15, 2012
Sibiu Romania was where the action took place for the 2012 Red Bull Romaniacs Hard Enduro qualifying stage.

Red Bull Romaniacs Day 1 and 2 Results 2012

Friday, June 15, 2012
The Red Bull Romaniacs Enduro Rally, a demanding four-day off-road motorcycle race tests the limits of both man and machine. Graham Jarvis holds steady out front after two days of competition.

Kawasaki Sponsors AMA Touring Series

Friday, June 15, 2012
Announcing the AMA Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero Premier Touring Series and the AMA Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero Flash Tours on Facebook.

MIC Touts June 18 Ride to Work Day

Friday, June 15, 2012
Motorcyclists nationwide can celebrate Ride To Work Day on Monday June 18. The Motorcycle Industry encourages all riders to gear up and get riding.

ADV Americas Ride – Rio Finale

Friday, June 15, 2012
Our English adventurer concludes his epic 15-country Adventure Across the Americas trek, riding through Brazil to his Rio de Janeiro finale.

MIC Claims OHV Generated $646 Billion

Friday, June 15, 2012
Motorcycle Industry Council & Associations Participate in Study Showing Outdoor Recreation to be $646 Billion Industry Nationwide.

The John Penton Story Film Needs Help

Thursday, June 14, 2012
The new film about John Penton and the birth of KTM motorcycles will be narrated by Grammy Award-winning artist Lyle Lovett - if funding goal is reached by June 23rd, 2012!

2012 Baja 1000 Live Start Draw on Oct 6

Thursday, June 14, 2012
Live start draw for the 45th anniversary of Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 is to be held October 6 in SCOREville at Off-Road Expo in Pomona.

EVS CTR Cooling Vest Review

Thursday, June 14, 2012
The EVS CTR Cooling Vest helps you stay cool when you’re riding off-road during the warm summer motorcycling season.

AMA Welcomes Wellard Support for ISDE

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
American Motorcyclist Association welcomes Wellard support for U.S. ISDE teams.

Dr. Frazier: Adventure Envelope and Risk

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Dr. Gregory Frazier finds adventure on the back roads of Arizona and an unexpected spill leaves a bad taste in our adventure expert's mouth.

Budds Creek Motocross Preview 2012

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
450 and 250 Motocross riders head to Budds Creek in Southern Maryland for Round 5 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

Derek 'Nobby' Clark Inducted into AMA MHoF

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Prolific world championship winning tuner Derek 'Nobby' Clark inducted into AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

Second Annual Hoh Rainforest Ride

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Sign-up for the second annual Hoh Rainforest Ride scheduled for August 24-26, 2012 hosted by AltRider.

$138,000 Raised in Ohio and Colorado for PBTF

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Ride for Kids events in Ohio and Colorado raise $138,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Cycle News Issue 23 Available

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The June 12, 2012 digital edition of Cycle News is available online and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

AMA News and Notes July 2012

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
AMA News & Notes is a monthly publication designed to inform motorcyclists of rights-related issues and events around the world.

Motorcycle-Superstore Loretta's Contingency

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Motorcycle-Superstore.com has announced that it will post over $60,000 in contingency for racers who have qualified for the 2012 Red Bull Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurrican Hills.

Erzberg Rodeo 2012 Results

Monday, June 11, 2012
Off-road riders returned to Austria’s Iron Giant Sunday to test their skill in the 18th Erzberg Rodeo. Billed as one of the toughest enduro races in the world, only seven riders offically completed the 2012 race.

EnduroCross Sacramento Results 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012
Sacramento, California hosted Round 2 of the Geico AMA EnduroCross Championship and after the dust settled, it was KTM's Taddy Blazusiak on top.

I-96 Dropped from Flat Track Calendar

Sunday, June 10, 2012
AMA officials recently reported that Round 7 of the 2012 AMA Pro Flat Track series at I-96 Speedway has been cancelled.

High Point 250 Motocross Results 2012

Saturday, June 9, 2012
Geico Honda was in position to score the top podium steps in 250 Moto 1 at High Point, but Blake Baggett disrupted the party with another come-from-behind podium. Moto 2 saw even more drama as multiple last-minute passes changed the finishing order.

High Point 450 Motocross Results 2012

Saturday, June 9, 2012
Ryan Dungey scored big at High Point, extending his points lead. James Stewart got in the mix for Moto 1 but sat Moto 2 out due to his wrist injury.

High Point Women's Motocross Results 2012

Saturday, June 9, 2012
Women's Motocross kicked off at the FMF High Point National in Moto 1 with a new winner atop the podium, but Moto 2 saw Jessica Patterson regain the top step.

High Point Motocross Statistical Report 2012

Friday, June 8, 2012
Get all the information about the FMF High Point National, Round 4 of the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

High Point Motocross Notes 2012

Friday, June 8, 2012
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship heads to High Point for Round 4 of the 2012 season, the first East Coast National on schedule.

Zero Partners with etnies

Friday, June 8, 2012
Zero Motorcycles recently announced its new partnership with etnies. The etnies 2012 Zero X will be displayed during stops on the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

ADV Americas Ride – Chile to Brazil

Friday, June 8, 2012
Our British adventure rider takes readers down the slither of Chile across the Andes into Argentina and Uruguay before crossing into the 15th country our his journey, Brazil.

James Stewart to Race High Point

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Yoshimura Suzuki writer James Stewart confirms via Twitter that he will return to race at High Point Motocross

Geoff Aaron Back to Sacramento EX

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Geoff Aaron is back for the Sacramento EnduroCross as a shoulder injury kept him out of the Las Vegas opener.

Diamondback Motocross Opens in NY

Thursday, June 7, 2012
The new Diamondback Motocross track is back and ready to race.

Motocross Privateer Files - Thunder Valley

Thursday, June 7, 2012
After surviving the heat in Freestone, our Motocross privateer heads north for Colorado’s Thunder Valley for more Motocross mayhem.

Bipartisan Bid to End Motorcycle Checkpoints

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Bipartisan congressional letter seeks to end federal funding of motorcycle-only checkpoints.

JR Addison Wins '12 AMA Dirt Horizon Award

Thursday, June 7, 2012
JR Addison wins 2012 AMA Dirt Track Horizon Award.

MIC Do The Ride Thing Video Contest

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Digital buttons help spread the news about the 'Do The Ride Thing' video contest.

Kurt Caselli Opts for Knee Surgery

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Factory FMF/KTM rider Kurt Caselli will undergo knee surgery this week and return to racing after the summer break.

Zero Motorcycles Featured at Indy

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Indianapolis Motor Speedway featured cutting-edge all electric motorcycles during the historic 'Month of May' festivities.

Backmarker: Flat Track's Willie McCoy

Thursday, June 7, 2012
The Specialist: At an age when most racers have hung up their leathers, Grand National part-timer Willie McCoy’s just started winning.

12 AMA Regionals for Loretta Lynns

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Regional championship action is setting the field for the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship.

Kawasaki Leads GEICO EnduroCross Series

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Kawasaki leads Geico EnduroCross Manufacturers Championship. One-Two finish at the Vegas opener gets Kawasaki off to a good start.

Sacramento EnduroCross Track Revealed

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Geico AMA EnduroCross makes its first ever visit to Northern California on June 9, 2012 at the Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento. The track map for the event was recently revealed to the public.

Cycle News Issue 22 Available

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
The June 5, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Motorcyclists Bring $262,715 to Ride for Kids

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Motorcyclists bring $262,715 to three Ride for Kids events.

AMA MHoF Wants Help for My Hall of Fame

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame supporters are invited to participate in the My Hall of Fame project.

Holger Mohr Joins MAG

Monday, June 4, 2012
Motorsport Aftermarket Group adds Motorcycle Industry Leader Holger Mohr to the team.

Virginia City Street Party Planned for IWMC

Monday, June 4, 2012
Virginia City street party planned for AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference.

CMRC Works to Save Johnson Valley OHV

Monday, June 4, 2012
California Motorized Recreation Council generates big congressional impact in attempt to save 160,000 acre Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Area.

Women’s MX Sue Fish Inducted into HOF

Monday, June 4, 2012
Pioneering female motocross racer Sue Fish is to be inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

SCORE Baja 500 Results 2012

Sunday, June 3, 2012
Robby Bell's Kawasaki team broke a 15-year Honda winning streak, taking the overall motorcycle win at the 2012 Baja 500.

Thunder Valley WMX Results 2012

Saturday, June 2, 2012
Women's Motocross travelled to Lakewood, Colorado for the third round of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship racing. Thunder Valley saw Jessica Patterson extend her points lead.

Thunder Valley 250 Motocross Results 2012

Saturday, June 2, 2012
Thunder Valley played host to the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series and produced the third overall winner in the first three rounds.

Thunder Valley 450 Motocross Results 2012

Saturday, June 2, 2012
Pro Motocross headed to Thunder Valley in Lakewood, Colorado for Round 3 championship series and left with a major shift in the 450 class standings.

Thunder Valley Motocross Notes 2012

Friday, June 1, 2012
All you need to know about the upcoming Toyota Thunder Valley National is right here. Hear what riders have to say as they prepare for Round 3 of the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Series.

Thunder Valley Motocross Stat Report 2012

Friday, June 1, 2012
Get your facts straight on the Toyota Thunder Valley National at Thunder Valley MX Park in Lakewood, Colorado.

Cycle News Issue 21 Available

Friday, June 1, 2012
The May 30, 2012 digital edition of Cycle News is available online and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Win a Trip to Steel City Motocross Round

Friday, June 1, 2012
Pirelli Tires is offering one lucky fan the chance to win a trip to Round 11 of the 2012 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Series at Steel City Raceway.