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2013 Motorcycle Sales Thru Q2 Down 5.2%

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Year-to-date motorcycle sales are down 5.2% thru the end of Q2, though the second quarter sales have rebounded from a sluggish Q1 start.

Loretta Lynn Motocross - Tuesday 2013

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Racing kicked-off at the 2013 Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn's Tuesday with a full day of competition.

2013 Honda CRF450R Project Bike

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Find out how MotoUSA's long-term CRF450R performs as it racks up time on the clock riding on trails, tracks and desert.

Nissin ABS Defect Prompts Bike Recalls

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
At least four manufacturers have issued recalls for motorcycles sourcing Nissin ABS units that may have production defects.

MCSS's Ty Tremaine WIll Debut at X Games

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore.com's Ty Tremaine is eager to make his mark on X Games.

2014 AMSOIL Arenacross Schedule Announced

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Feld Motor Sports announces the 2014 AMSOIL Arenacross schedule.

Rattlesnake National Enduro Results 2013

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Series points leader Charlie Mullins fell short of the win at the 2013 Rattlesnake National Enduro, opening the door for an all Husaberg podium.

Yamaha Introduces Support Program bLU cRU

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Introducing Yamaha bLU cRU!

AMA Flat Track Sacramento Mile Results 2013

Monday, July 29, 2013
Heated battles marked both the GNC Expert Twins and Pro Singles classes at the 2013 AMA Pro Flat Track presented by J&P Cycles event at the Sacramento Mile.

MCSS Holeshot Recap: Spring Creek 2013

Monday, July 29, 2013
James Stewart took the outright lead in the 450 Motorcycle-Superstore.com Holeshot Championship at Spring Creek while Wil Hahn extended his already impressive lead in the 250 class.

Spring Creek 450 Motocross Results 2013

Saturday, July 27, 2013
James Stewart gets back on top with an overall 450 MX victory at Spring Creek, while Ryan Villopoto stumbles and gives ground to Ryan Dungey in the title points.

Spring Creek 250 Motocross Results 2013

Saturday, July 27, 2013
Eli Tomac extends his points lead in the 250 MX ranks with a 1-1 result at Spring Creek.

JT Racing on Alessi Washougal Incident

Friday, July 26, 2013
Sponsor JT Racing discusses the Washougal incident and subsequent penalties for its rider Mike Alessi.

J&P Cycles Gives $35,000 to Camp Courageous

Friday, July 26, 2013
J&P Cycles donates $35,000 to Camp Courageous of Iowa.

Motorcycle-Superstore.com at Loretta Lynn's

Friday, July 26, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore.com a big part of this year's Loretta Lynn's.

MIC on CARB OHV Evaporative Emissions

Friday, July 26, 2013
The California Air Resources Board has adopted regulations to control evaporative emissions from a variety of off-highway vehicles.

2013 AIMExpo Tickets Now on Sale

Friday, July 26, 2013
Tickets for the 2013 AIMExpo in Orlando, Florida are now on sale.

2013 Flat Track Continues at Sacramento Mile

Friday, July 26, 2013
Round 5 of the 2013 AMA Pro Flat Track presented by J&P Cycles heads to Northern California for one of the biggest races of the year, the Sacramento Mile.

LV One Exhaust for BMW R12000GS Available

Friday, July 26, 2013
LeoVince USA introduces LV One for the 2013 BMW R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure.

AMA Pro Sacramento Mile Live Streaming Video

Thursday, July 25, 2013
The AMA Pro Sacramento Mile is to feature premium access to live streaming video.

AIMExpo Signs 250th Exhibitor: GoPro

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
The 2013 American International Motorcycle Expo has signed its 250th exibitor, GoPro.

AMA Congratulates Vintage MX Champions

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
AMA congratulates the pions in AMA Vintage Motocross and Hare Scrambles National Championship Series, presented by JT Racing.

Sena Technology Joins as Newest MIC Member

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Sena Technologies Inc. becomes the newest member of the Motorcycle Industry Council.

Ryan Haddock: A Privateer's Life on the Road

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore.com's Haddock: A privateer's life on the road.

AMA Motocross Spring Creek Preview 2013

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Riders in the 450 and 250 classes head to Spring Creek for Round 9 of the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

1190 Adventure Demos at KTM Rider Rally

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
KTM 1190 Adventure Demos held at the 10th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally.

Red Bull AMA Amateur MX to Air Live on NBC

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship to air live on NBC as part of the Red Bull Signature Series.

Zero Motorcycles Wins eSuperstock Award

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Zero Motorcycles wins an eSuperstock Production Award at the 2013 Laguna Seca MotoGP.

Alessi & MCR Team Fined for Misconduct

Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Jeff Alessi, Tony Alessi, Mike Alessi and Team Motoconcepts Racing have been punished following a laser light incident during the 2013 AMA Pro Motocross stop at Washougal.

MCSS Holeshot Recap: Washougal 2013

Monday, July 22, 2013
Four riders earned points in the 2013 Motorcycle-Superstore.com Holeshot Championship at the recent Lucas Oil Pro Motocross stop at Washougal MX Park.

Washougal 250 Motocross Results 2013

Saturday, July 20, 2013
Eli Tomac got the start he was looking for in 250 Moto 1 at Washougal, turning his early advantage to an insurmountable gap.

Washougal 450 Motocross Results 2013

Saturday, July 20, 2013
Ryan Dungey and Ryan Villopoto were well ahead of the pack battling for the 450 Moto 1 win at Washougal, and the two went head-to-head again in Moto 2. Who walked away with the overall victory in Washington?

Nuclear Cowboyz 14-City 2014 Tour

Thursday, July 18, 2013
The Nuclear Cowboyz will storm into 2014 with a 14-city tour with multi-time X Games medalists, stunts by Shaolin Kung Fu Warriors and a new storyline.

Backmarker: Ernst Degner and MZ Secrets

Thursday, July 18, 2013
MotoUSA's Backmarker shares the story of Ernst Degner, an East German motorcycle racer and engineer that defected from the MZ Grand Prix team and Communism in 1961.

AMA Motocross Washougal Preview 2013

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross makes its annual trip to the Pacific Northwest for Round 8 at Washougal.

Motorcycle Superstore Retail at Laguna Seca

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore is heading to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, opening an on-site retail booth at the track from Friday through Sunday.

Help Us Improve MotorcycleUSA

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
MotorcycleUSA would like to hear your opinions on the site's content as well as about the type of motorcycle you ride, the accessories you use and the gear you have in our 2013 readership survey.

Schultz is Royal Purple's Latest Outperformer

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Mike Schultz lost much of his leg in a SnoCross accident in 2008. Since then he's developed the MotoKnee and has made a triumphant return to competition. For that and more, he's Royal Purple's latest "Outperformer."

Northern IN Motorcyclists Top $52,000 for Cure

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Northern Indiana motorcyclists top $52,000 for Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Get Tickets for the 2013 Barber Vintage Festival

Monday, July 15, 2013
Tickets for the 9th annual Barber Vintage Festival presented by the Triumph Dealers of America will go on sale July 17th, 2013.

Memorable Motorcycle: Honda CT90

Monday, July 15, 2013
Our man Melling looks at the development of Honda's CT90, a leap forward in the world of all-purpose utilitarian vehicles and a very memorable motorcycle.

Carmichael, Hamel, Others in 2013 AMA MHoF

Friday, July 12, 2013
Carmichael, Hamel, McDonald, Renfrow and Traynors compose the AMA Motorcycle Hall Of Fame Class of 2013.

Ride for Kids Co-Founders Voted to AMA MHoF

Friday, July 12, 2013
Ride for Kids, PBTF Co-Founders have been elected into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

AMA Pro Flat Track at Grays Harbor Canceled

Thursday, July 11, 2013
AMA Pro Flat Track presented by J&P Cycles at Grays Harbor Raceway has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Dr. Frazier: Clancy Ride US Part 2

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Dr. Frazier and his Clancy Centenary Ride Team continue their journey across the United States, riding from the flat lands of Sacramento to the Adventurers Club in Chicago.

Baker, Isennock Make History at Hagerstown

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Baker, Isennock make AMA Pro Flat Track presented by J&P Cycles history at Hagerstown Half-Mile.

"Big Sid" Biberman to be Honored at Barrington

Thursday, July 11, 2013
"Big Sid" Biberman will be honored with a special award on July 14, 2013 at the Barrington Concours d'Elegance.

Motorcycle Manufacturer Website Survey

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Make your voice heard by the OEMs by participating in an anonymous motorcycle manufacturer survey.

Leatt Debuts 2014 Gear Lineup

Thursday, July 11, 2013
Innovators in the field of rider safety, Leatt introduces its latest safety gear for the 2014 model line – including the Fusion Vest 2.0 Junior for younger riders.

SJSU Campus Police Using Zero Motorcycles

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
San Jose State University campus police are utilizing two Zero Motorcycle Police models for their campus patrol.

2014 Honda CRF125F First Look

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
The 2014 Honda CRF125F is an all-new model in Honda's off-road lineup for 2014. It will also be available in a Big Wheel version for larger riders.

Ronnie Renner Raising the Bar in Atlanta

Monday, July 8, 2013
Ronnie Renner will hold a Step Up exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia on July 26-27, 2013.

2014 Kawasaki KX85 & KX100 First Look

Monday, July 8, 2013
Kawasaki has unveiled the new 2014 KX85 and 2014 KX100. Both machines boast major upgrades and changes from the previous models.

2014 Yamaha YZ450F First Ride

Monday, July 8, 2013
Yamaha looks to improve its lot in the 450 motocross ranks with a significant revamp of its YZ450F. MotoUSA tester Chris See puts it through the First Ride paces at Zaca Station.

Red Bull Romaniacs Results 2013

Monday, July 8, 2013
Navigational errors and extraordinarily difficult terrain made the 2013 Red Bull Romaniacs extreme enduro one of the toughest races around, but one rider was unfazed and earned a commanding victory.

AMA Pro Flat Track Hagerstown Results 2013

Sunday, July 7, 2013
AMA Pro Flat Track 2013 returned to action at the Hagerstown Half-Mile.

Four Riders Score MCSS Points at RedBud 2013

Sunday, July 7, 2013
Four riders earned points in the Motorcycle-Superstore.com Holeshot Championship at RedBud.

RedBud 250 Motocross Results 2013

Saturday, July 6, 2013
GEICO Honda's Eli Tomac put in a faultless performance in 250 Moto 1 at RedBud and was forced to battle back after an early crash in Moto 2, relinquishing his chance at the overall to Ken Roczen.

RedBud 450 Motocross Results 2013

Saturday, July 6, 2013
Ryan Villopoto was a force to be reckoned with at RedBud, gapping the field in both motos and gaining significant ground in the championship points tally.

MCSS Holeshot Championship Up For Grabs

Friday, July 5, 2013
Even though half the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series in the books, there's no runaway favorite in the Motorcycle Superstore Holeshot Championship.

MCSS Rider Lanza in Juab Extreme Enduro

Friday, July 5, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore.com-backed rider Jamie Lanza entered the Juab Extreme Enduro in Utah not knowing what to expect, but ended the event atop the podium.

Tomac and Hahn Move to 450 Class in 2014

Friday, July 5, 2013
GEICO Honda riders Eli Tomac and Wil Hahn will move up to the 450cc ranks for the 2014 AMA Supercross season and beyond.

Backmarker: Roger Willis & The Nazi TT

Thursday, July 4, 2013
Our Backmarker chats with IOM TT author Roger Willis, who relates the strange story of the TT trophies’ six-year absence and the post-war return from Nazi Germany.

Legends and Heroes to Honor Kirk Bigelow

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Legends and Heroes to honor Michigan MX Champ, Kirk Bigelow.

AMA Congratulate Mammoth Motocross Racers

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
AMA congratulates racers at The Mammoth Motocross finale.

Update: Lima Half-Mile Canceled & Refunds

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
A heavy rain storm over the night caused the Lima Half-Mile to be cancelled for safety reasons.

The Snowshoe GNCC Results 2013

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Russell captures another Victory at AMSOIL Snowshoe GNCC.

Pro Hillclimb All Start Challenge Sweep in NH

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Koester, Dunbar take the All Start Challenge Sweep at the AMA Pro Hillclimb Round 3.

2014 BMW F800GS Adventure First Ride

Monday, July 1, 2013
BMW has bestowed the F800GS with the Adventure treatment, and it may just be the best GS model out there for hardcore dirt exploration. Check out what we thought of the 2014 BMW F800GS Adventure.