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X Games 17 Enduro X Men’s Results

Sunday, July 31, 2011
Taddy Blazusiak put his EnduroCross skills to good use Sunday night during the Men's Enduro X competition.

X Games 17 Enduro X Women’s Results

Sunday, July 31, 2011
Maria Forsberg emerged from the wreckage of dozens of crashes for the gold medal in the first ever Enduro X Women's event at X Games 17.

X Games 17 Moto X Speed & Style Results

Saturday, July 30, 2011
Nate Adams pulled in his second gold of X Games 17 at the Staples Center with a strong performance in the Moto X Speed and Style event.

X Games 17 Moto X Women's Results

Saturday, July 30, 2011
Vicki Golden triumphed in the Moto X Women's race to claim her first ever X Games gold medal.

X Games 17 Moto X Freestyle Results

Friday, July 29, 2011
Nate Adams took gold in the Moto X Freestyle competition at X Games 17 while making use of the 360 twist and his trademark rigor mortis trick.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week – July 29, 2011

Friday, July 29, 2011
While Justin is off shooting crazy bastards at X Games 17 the rest of us get to sift through the Photos of the Week forum and give some of the older submissions a chance at redemption.

Loretta Lynn's Prepares for 2011 Amateur MX

Friday, July 29, 2011
The AMA congratulates the nearly 1,500 qualifiers who've earned a start at the world's premier amateur motocross event.

2011 Loretta Lynn's Special Events

Friday, July 29, 2011
The nation's fastest amateur motocross riders lay it all on the line at the legendary Loretta Lynn Ranch, several special events will generate some excitement of their own at the 2011 Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship.

Riders Rumble Through Woods for MDA

Friday, July 29, 2011
The Muscular Dystrophy Association kicks off the Tomahawk Fall Ride with the 2nd Annual Rumble Through The Woods Friday, September 16 2011.

2011 Yamaha YZ250 SRA Grand Prix Race Test

Friday, July 29, 2011
We race the Yamaha YZ250 to see how the last remaining Japanese two-stroke performs out on track.

X Games 17 Moto X Best Trick Results

Thursday, July 28, 2011
The first front flip was landed at the X Games by Jackson Strong for the gold during the 2011 Moto X Best Trick competition.

X Games 17 Moto X Best Whip Results 2011

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Six riders filled the air with a variety of whip styles during the X Games 17 Moto X Best Whip category.

X Games 17 Moto X Step Up Results

Thursday, July 28, 2011
For the second year in a row Matt Buyten snagged the gold medal in the X Games 17 Moto X Step Up competition while breaking the previous record by two feet.

Robbie Maddison Out for Moto X Comps

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Robbie Maddison has compressed vertebrae which have forced him to withdraw from Moto X Best Trick and Moto X Freestyle at X Games 17.

Local Communities Should Decide Land Use

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Supporters of H.R. 1581 the Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011 -- told U.S. lawmakers that the bill would allow local communities to decide the proper uses of 43 million acres of protected public land.

X Games 17 Preview

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
This Thursday marks the start of X Games 17 and a fresh onslaught of dirt bike awesomeness. J-Dawg brings you up to speed on what's going down for the next four days at the Staples Center.

AMA Pro Flat Track Returns to Sacramento Mile

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
After a decade away, the roars of AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Flat Track racing will again be heard at the prestigious Sacramento Mile, when the championship returns to the Cal Expo Fair July 30 2011.

David Bailey Joins JT Racing USA

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
JT Racing has made quite an impact in motocross racing. From the '70s to the '90s athletes wearing the iconic JT brand were recognized as the best of the best, and within that select community, David Bailey was considered to be in a class his own.

BIG SKY XC Family Racing Weekend

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
The 3rd annual KLIM Big Sky XC is scheduled for August 27-28 2011. Located at the renowned Big Sky Ski and Summer Resort in Southwestern Montana, the race is defined by its challenging alpine courses, dramatic views, and proximity to amenities.

2012 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
MotoUSA tests the 2012 Kawasaki KX250F at The Ranch motocross facility in Southern California. Find out how the new dual fuel injections performs in this first ride review.

Travis Pastrana Talks X Games 17

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Travis Pastrana explains how he plans to tackle freestyle motocross, NASCAR and rally racing all in one weekend.

2012 Thor Motocross Flux Riding Gear Peek

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Off-road motorcycle riding gear brand Thor unveils its updated Flux dirt bike gear for 2012.

Vicki Golden X Games Interview

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Vicki Golden checks in before heading to the X Games where she will compete in Women's Moto X and Women's Enduro X.

National Titles Won at 2011 AMA Vintage Races

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Three riders rose to the top of the ranks, earning AMA Racing Vintage Grand Champion honors at the AMA Racing Vintage Grand Championships July 22-24 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

Washougal AMA Pro Motocross Insider 2011

Monday, July 25, 2011
With home advantage Monster Energy Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto took over the lead in the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship as competition prepares for the final four rounds.

2011 Beta 400 RR First Ride

Monday, July 25, 2011
MotoUSA gets a chance to test something out of the ordinary and the 2011 Beta 400 RR is a unique enduro dirt bike. We rode the Beta around the trails of Southern Oregon.

Trey Canard Injury Update

Monday, July 25, 2011
Honda's Trey Canard has once again broken his femur in a crash at the Washougal National.

Lake Odessa Half Mile Results 2011

Sunday, July 24, 2011
With Jared Mees posting another victory at the I-96 Speedway in Michigan the 2011 AMA Pro Flat Track Championship has squeezed tighter as it enters its second half.

AMA 250 Motocross Washougal Results 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011
The 250 class was another Pro Circuit affair and the front-running trio swapped positions on Washougal's difficult track.

AMA 450 Motocross Washougal Results 2011

Saturday, July 23, 2011
Chad Reed fell out of the championship lead but the on-track battle was as heated as ever when the 450 class took to the famed Washougal Motocross Park.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - July 22, 2011

Friday, July 22, 2011
Colorado Randy's photograph of his FZ1 posed at Mary's Lake in Colorado is the MotoUSA Photo of the Week for July 22nd. J-Dawg's moto-photo tip is a simple method for making your shots larger than life.

Fiolek Fired Up for X Games 17

Friday, July 22, 2011
Red Bull factory Honda rider Ashley Fiolek, the reigning X Games gold medalist, is looking to fatten up her trophy collection with another Moto X victory.

Kane Friesen at AMA Vintage Days

Friday, July 22, 2011
Kane 'Insane' Friesen and his thrilling street extreme stunt riding will be entertaining at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days featuring Kawasaki, Marque of the Year, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, July 22-24.

X Games 17 Moto X Schedule Released

Friday, July 22, 2011
The Moto X events are coming, and this year they're all in one place, and taking place on all four days of X Games 17.

2011 Q2 Motorcycle Sales Flatten

Friday, July 22, 2011
Motorcycle sales hold steady with 2010 numbers through the second quarter, as the 7.2% gain in Q1 drops to 1.7% in June.

Backmarker: Flat Tracker Jason Griffin

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Jason Griffin may be an arm down on his competition, but the Carolina racer hits the AMA Flat Track circuits with plenty of heart.

Brainerd Added to 2011 Flat Track Schedule

Thursday, July 21, 2011
The State of Minnesota's budget woes doomed the Minnesota Mile but North Central Speedway in Brainerd, Minnesota stepped forward to claim the September 24 2011 date.

California OHV Leadership in State Capital

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Off-highway vehicle leadership discuss continued reallocation of California's OHMVR trust fund monies what options OHV leaders should consider to fill a potential shortfall in the more than 85 million dollar annual operating budget required to maintain the state's OHMVR program.

EVS Sports 100 Days - 100 Helmets Giveaway

Thursday, July 21, 2011
EVS Sports is giving away 100 helmets in 100 days starting July 18 through October 25, 2011.

Justin Brayton Fights for RC Hard Charger Award

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Following a full day of racing across three classes of competition, Muscle Milk/Toyota/JGR's Justin Brayton was awarded for his resilient ride in the opening moto of the 450 Class, resulting in this week's Ricky Carmichael Hard Charger Award.

2003 Honda CR125 - Craigslist Killer Project

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
MotoUSA teams up with Jay Clark Enterprises to purchase a bike from Craigslist and turn it into a modern moto weapon. We put a 2003 Honda CR125 against the 2011 Yamaha YZ125 to find out.

Zero Motorcycles Showcased at Laguna Seca

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in electric motorcycle technology, today announced it will be in attendance for its third consecutive year at the 2011 MotoGP at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

EVS R4 Neck Brace Prototype Review

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
We got our hands on a prototype of the EVS R4 neck brace for a first test before you can buy it. Check out what we think of the newest brace in EVS line-up.

Millville AMA Pro Motocross Insider 2011

Monday, July 18, 2011
Lucky and thankful to be alive, TwoTwo Motorsports' Chad Reed talks about one of the scariest moments of his career in our 2011 AMA Motocross Millville insider.

2011 Red Bull X-Fighters Madrid in Photos

Monday, July 18, 2011
See photos and images from the Madrid, Spain round of the Red Bull X-Fighters.

Shoei Donates Helmets to NMSF

Monday, July 18, 2011
The National Motorcycle Safety Fund’s Board of Trustees and the entire staff of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, wish to express their deepest and sincerest gratitude to Shoei Co., Ltd. for its extremely generous donation.

Aermacchi/H-D Heads to AMA Vintage Days

Monday, July 18, 2011
An Aermacchi/Harley-Davidson motorcycle will be on display at this year's AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days featuring Kawasaki, Marque of the Year as a championship winning RR 250 at the July 22-24 event at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

Red Bull X-Fighters Madrid Results 2011

Monday, July 18, 2011
Spaniard Dany Torres won the Red Bull X-Fighters Madrid round last weekend in Spain.

Red Bull Romaniacs Prologue Results 2011

Sunday, July 17, 2011
Thunderstorms kicked off the 2011 Red Bull Romaniacs event in Sibiu as Graham Jarvis dominated the prologue event.

Latvia FIM Motocross Results 2011

Sunday, July 17, 2011
KTM's Antonio Cairoli snagged the double victory in the MX1 class at the Latvian Grand Prix with Ken Roczen also putting KTM on the top step in the MX2 division.

AMA Pro WMX Millville Results 2011

Saturday, July 16, 2011
The 2011 WMX Championship edged a little closer after Millville as Honda's Ashley Fiolek and Star Racing Yamaha's Jessica Patterson remain the women to beat.

AMA 250 MX Millville Results 2011

Saturday, July 16, 2011
Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki teammates Tyla Rattray and Blake Baggett went head to head at Millville during the Spring Creek National.

AMA 450 MX Millville Results 2011

Saturday, July 16, 2011
Humid conditions and some scary moments were on hand for the 450 class at Millville as the 2011 AMA Motocross Championship was pushed even closer.

Pourcel Pulls out of Latvian Grand Prix

Friday, July 15, 2011
Team Monster Energy CLS Kawasaki Pro Circuit rider Christophe Pourcel will sit out Round 10 of the World Cahmpionships to work on bike set-up.

2011 Triple Crown of Offshore Race 2

Friday, July 15, 2011
Climb on as MotoUSA tries their hand at Round 2 of the 2011 Triple Crown of Offshore Race from Dana Point to Catalina and back.

Millville AMA Motocross Preview 2011

Friday, July 15, 2011
After a week off the AMA Pro Motocross racing series continues for Round 7 at Millville, Minnesota. Ryan Dungey looks for a home-track advantage while the 250 riders are seeing nothing but green.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - July 15, 2011

Friday, July 15, 2011
The MotoUSA Photo of the Week winner for July 15 is Wisart, who is now a two-time winner. Our resident photo guru Justin Dawes drops some science in his weekly moto-photo tip.

Kevin Walker Arrested in Tennessee

Thursday, July 14, 2011
Yamaha rider Kevin Walker was arrested in Tennessee this week for placing a video camera in a residential bathroom.

Dr. Frazier: Adventurers to 'Girdle the Globe'

Thursday, July 14, 2011
In honor of the first motorcycle adventurists who traveled the globe in 1913, the Clancy Centenary Ride for 2012-2013 has been organized by Irish travelers Feargal O’Neill and Joe Walsh.

Fly Racing Canard and Short Replica Helmets

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Fly Racing introduces new Andrew Short and Trey Canard replica helmets available in three colorways this mid-August 2011.

Teutschenthal FIM Motocross Results 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011
Honda's Evgeny Bobryshev secured his maiden Grand Prix victory in Germany after dominating both motos at Teutschenthal.

John Penton GNCC Results 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011
Round 9 of the 2011 GNCC Championship in Millfield, Ohio went down to the wire with Paul Whibley claiming his third win of the season in dramatic fashion.

Hangerstown Half Mile Results 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011
Kenny Coolbeth Jr. snared the victory at the Hangerstown Half Mile in front of a crowded grand stand in Maryland.

2011 Kawasaki Jet Ski 800 SX-R First Ride

Friday, July 8, 2011
We test drive Kawasaki’s 800 SX-R stand-up Jet Ski before it is laid to rest forever in this personal watercraft review.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - July 8, 2011

Friday, July 8, 2011
This Friday's Photo of the Week is a killer action photo of Dean Wilson from forum user Spudrace. Check out his awesome photo and get this week's moto-photo tip.

Challenge of Champions to be in San Felipe

Friday, July 8, 2011
SCORE International confirmed today that the next race of five-race 2011 SCORE Desert Series will be the new Tecate SCORE San Felipe Challenge of Champions to be held Sept. 9-11 in San Felipe, Baja, California, Mexico.

AMA Racing Adds Classes, Enhances Track

Thursday, July 7, 2011
AMA Racing, is bringing a number of enhancements to the motocross track for the AMA Racing Vintage Grand Championships during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.

AMA Flat Track Honors Henry Wiles

Thursday, July 7, 2011
AMA Racing Dirt Track Grand Championships will crown the best amateur racers in short-track, TT, half-mile and mile amateur dirt-track competition.

2012 Beta Dirt Bikes First Look

Thursday, July 7, 2011
Small Italian company, Beta, unveils its 2012 line of four-stroke enduro bikes. This includes the 350 RR, 400 RR, 450RR and 498 RR which all feature new upgrades.

No FIM USGP Motocross in 2012

Thursday, July 7, 2011
The FIM World Motocross Championship will not be coming to America in 2012 according to the 2012 FIM provisional calendar. The USGP at Glen Helen has been a mediocre success at best in the past two years.

Yoshimura RS-4 Comp Slip-On Exhaust Review

Thursday, July 7, 2011
We test Yoshimura’s latest RS-4 slip-on style exhaust for the new generation Yamaha YZ450F dirt bike. Find out how this muffler performs in this gear review.

Ryan Villopoto Wins RC Hard Charger Award

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The halfway point of the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship from RedBud featured an exciting day of action across all three classes of competition.

2012 KTM 500 XC-W First Ride

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Our off-road specialist tests the merit of KTM's 500 XC-W by taking it through a round of the AMA National Enduro series in Wyoming.

2012 KTM XC-W Model Lineup

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
KTM prepares to release its newest fleet of orange off-road toys, including seven new XC-W model dirt bikes and two new EXC designs.

Vicki Golden Red Bud WMX Report

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
MotoUSA.com Langston Motorsports Kawasaki rider Vicki Golden gives a quick rundown on her race at Red Bud where she finished fourth overall.

Uddevalla FIM Motocross Results 2011

Monday, July 4, 2011
Steven Frossard and Ken Roczen controlled the field at the Swedish GP during Round 8 of the 2011 FIM Motocross Championship.

Red Bud AMA Pro Motocross Insider 2011

Sunday, July 3, 2011
TwoTwo Motorsports' Chad Reed is put to the test in Round 6 of the 2011 AMA Motocross Championship and comes out smiling at Red Bud.

AMA Pro WMX Red Bud Results 2011

Saturday, July 2, 2011
Round 4 of the 2011 Motorcycle-Superstore.com WMX Championship at Red Bud was a sweep with one rider gaining an advantage heading into the second half of the season.

AMA 450 MX Red Bud Results 2011

Saturday, July 2, 2011
It was a tough day at Red Bud over Fourth of July weekend as the 2011 AMA Motocross Championship met in Michigan under triple digits temperatures.

AMA 250 MX Red Bud Results 2011

Saturday, July 2, 2011
Pro Circuit Kawasaki stood above the rest at Red Bud after one of team green's aces hooked two more moto wins in Round 6 of the 250 AMA Motocross Championship.

Motorcycle-Superstore.com Supports EnduroX

Friday, July 1, 2011
Motorcycle-Superstore.com adds more incentive to fight for the win in Endurocross by offering a $300 Motorcycle-Superstore.com gift card to each winner in the Amateur, Vet and TrialsCross classes.

James Stewart Enters Monster Energy Cup

Friday, July 1, 2011
San Manuel Yamaha rider James Stewart sets his sights on the 1 million dollar payday by entering the inaugural Monster Energy Cup at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on October 15.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - July 1, 2011

Friday, July 1, 2011
This Friday's Photo of the Week comes to us from BaasPro and his GoPro helemt camera. Take a look at how wide-angle lenses can add a wide-open feel to your moto-photos.