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Race Tech to Supprt StormLakeHonda.com

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Race Tech is ramping up their Rider Support Program for 2012, and is proud to announce they will be supporting StormLakeHonda.com’s amateur support efforts.

Steel City AMA Pro Motocross Preview 2011

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
The 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship reaches its penultimate round with Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto eyeing his second title of the year.

2012 Husqvarna Motocross Lineup

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Husqvarna is shedding light on its 2012 line of Motocross bikes, which feature BMW-inspired updates for more power and durability.

Rory Sullivan Big Sky XC Interview

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
MotoUSA catches up with the winner of the 2011 Big Sky XC off-road race, Rory Sullivan. Hear what this challenging course was like from his perspective in this racing interview.

Past, Present, Future Represented at MMP

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
The sixth annual Bike Fest will take place at Miller Motorsports Park this weekend, September 2-4, giving motorcycle enthusiasts a unique opportunity to scan the entire spectrum of two-wheeled technology.

Indy EnduroCross Results 2011

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak maintained his perfect season after nailing Round 3 of the 2011 AMA EnduroCross Championship in Indianapolis.

NC and MI Raise More Than $180,000

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Motorcyclists brought $180,681 in donations to Ride for Kids events in Asheville, N.C., and Ann Arbor, Mich.

Southwick AMA Pro Motocross Insider 2011

Monday, August 29, 2011
Rockstar Makita Suzuki's Ryan Dungey turned upset into triumph at the Southwick National while performing one of the most memorable comebacks in Motocross.

Kuryakyn Racing Pays for Child's Wish

Monday, August 29, 2011
The Racing for a Wish Kuryakyn Race Team is proud to announce they have committed to fully fund a child's wish for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado.

2011 Big Sky XC Results

Sunday, August 28, 2011
Rory Sullivan takes the final round of the AMA Western Hare Scrambles with a win at the Big Sky XC.

AMA Pro WMX Southwick Results 2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011
Women's motocross action returned at Southwick with the girls braving troubling weather and track conditions during Round 6 of the 2011 WMX Championship.

AMA 250 Motocross Southwick Results 2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011
Pro Circuit Kawasaki had its perfect season in the 250 championship crushed at the sands of Southwick as rain and a bit of bad luck led to some dramatic moments.

AMA 450 Motocross Southwick Results 2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011
The 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship encountered the roughest track conditions of the season at Southwick as Hurricane Irene moved into the region.

2011 Big Sky XC Preview

Saturday, August 27, 2011
MotoUSA arrived at the Big Sky XC race in Big Sky, Montana as the destination for our Adventure Touring Shootout. Take a look at this unique off-road race.

Join the 500th Ride for Kids on Sept. 25

Friday, August 26, 2011
We'll celebrate the 500th event in our history on Sunday, Sept. 25 in Ellicott City, Md. This ride benefits the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, a nonprofit organization that funds medical research and family support programs.

MSF Launches Motorcycling Naturalistic Study

Friday, August 26, 2011
The first rider participating in the first-ever MSF 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study rode off with a fully instrumented, data-logging bike from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.

2012 Husqvarna TE Lineup

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Husqvarna continues to update its stockpile for 2012 with revisions to its dual-sport models, including the TE310 and the big bore TE511.

3 Rivers Jet Ski Adventure Ride

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Our off-roader gets a break from the country's heat wave by joining The 3 Rivers Run charity ride armed with a Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra 300LX.

2012 Oakley MX Goggles Peek

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Oakley releases its 2012 line of motocross and off-road motorcycling goggles.

Southwick AMA Motocross Preview 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship dumps the clutch and rockets into its final three rounds of the season beginning at the sands of Southwick.

Thor Motocross Phase Gear Review

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Thor Motocross' Phase Gear is an affordable option for riders on a budget, but we found that the features and quality are anything but budget. Take a look at what we thought of this jersey and pant combo.

2011 ISDE Colton Udall Interview

Monday, August 22, 2011
Colton Udall sits down for a chat about his first ever experience in the 2011 International Six Days Enduro contest.

Winchester FIM Motocross Results 2011

Monday, August 22, 2011
Antonio Cairoli and Ken Rozen posted two more victories in the 2011 FIM Motocross Championship as the series visited Great Britain.

Washougal WORCS Results 2011

Monday, August 22, 2011
KTM's Kurt Caselli pulled off the double victory in Round 7 of the 2011 WORCS Championship at Washougal to strengthen his lead in the series.

Peoria TT Flat Track Results 2011

Monday, August 22, 2011
For the seventh consecutive year Henry Wiles posted the victory at the Peoria TT following tremendous difficulties with his bike.

Toni Bou Wins Motegi Trials Event

Saturday, August 20, 2011
Repsol Honda riders Toni Bou and Takahisa Fujinami both made it on the podium in the first day of the World Trials competition in Motegi.

Traxxas Named Newest Motocross Sponsor

Friday, August 19, 2011
MX Sports Pro Racing has announced Traxxas as the newest sponsor of the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship.

Dianna Dahlgren is Miss Supercross 2012

Friday, August 19, 2011
Feld Motor Sports announced today that Dianna Dahlgren who served as Miss Supercross for the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, will return as Miss Supercross for the 2012 season.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - August 19, 2011

Friday, August 19, 2011
This Friday's MotoUSA Photo of the Week is a black and white beauty from Motorcycle USA Forums user slr. Check out his desert monsoon landscape and get another moto-photo tip from JDawg.

Cyril Despres Wins Dos Sertoes Rally

Friday, August 19, 2011
KTM's Cyril Despres won the 19th edition of the Dos Sertoes Rally in Brazil, taking the victory in the 10-day event by just over two minutes.

Indy Mile Flat Track Event Cancelled

Friday, August 19, 2011
As a result of the tragic stage collapse that took place at the Indiana State Fair, Round 15 of the 2011 AMA Flat Track Championship has been cancelled.

AMA and OEMs Talk Lead Ban Exemption

Thursday, August 18, 2011
For off-highway vehicle (OHV) manufacturers, dealers and others already suffering because of the nation's flagging economy, a new law that repeals a de facto ban on the sale of kids' OHVs is welcomed news.

Dean Wilson Joins Monster Energy Cup

Thursday, August 18, 2011
Feld Motor Sports announced today that Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Dean Wilson of Menifee, Calif., will race the inaugural Monster Energy Cup at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on October 15.

KTM’s Andrew Short Out with Injury

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Andrew Short will miss the remaining rounds of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship with two broken elbows and a broken wrist sustained while training for the Red Bull KTM team.

Everett EnduroCross Results 2011

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
KTM's Taddy Blazusiak nabbed his second victory of the 2011 AMA EnduroCross Championship this past weekend in Washington.

AMA Racing Hillclimb Crown National Champs

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) congratulates the national champions who ruled the Devil's Staircase at the 2011 AMA Racing Hillclimb Grand Championships in Oregonia, Ohio, Aug. 13-14.

James Rispoli, Dennis Noyes Pit Pass Radio

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Tonight's Show is Dedicated to the Memory of Francesco Quinn a Movie Celebrity Who Supported Motorcycling Throughout his Career.

Peoria TT Flat Track Preview 2011

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The 2011 AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Flat Track Championship heads to Peoria Race Park as the battle for the title rages on.

AMA Announces 2011 U.S. MXoN Team

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
The AMA has announced the members of the U.S. team that will compete at the 2011 FIM Motocross of Nations this September in Saint Jean D'Angely, France.

Families Thrilled New Law Legalizes Kids OHV

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
With the overturning of a federal law that created a de facto ban on the sale of kid's off-highway vehicles (OHVs), the real winners are the families and children who enjoy responsible motorized recreation.

Unadilla AMA Pro Motocross Insider 2011

Monday, August 15, 2011
Round 9 of the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship witnessed some surprising performances by newcomers as Kawasaki riders extended their lead.

2011 Surfercross in Photos

Monday, August 15, 2011
The 13th Annual Surfercross combined the the talents of professional motocross racers and surfers in a fun-filled two-day event.Check out the results and photos.

AMA congratulates U.S. World Trophy Team

Monday, August 15, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association congratulates the 28 riders who made the trek to the 2011 International Six Days Enduro in Kotka-Hamina, Finland, Aug. 8-13.

2012 Husqvarna TXC Lineup

Monday, August 15, 2011
Husqvarna releases a preview of its 2012 cross-country line with the all new TXC310 included.

2012 Suzuki RM-Z250 First Ride

Monday, August 15, 2011
MotoUSA threw a leg over the virtually unchanged 2012 Suzuki RM-Z250 at Pala Raceway for a first ride. Find out if it's still competitive in this review.

2012 Suzuki RM-Z450 First Ride

Monday, August 15, 2011
With two AMA Championships in 2011, Suzuki has elected to not revise the RM-Z450 for 2012. Find out what we thought about the 2012 RM-Z in this first ride.

AMA 250 Motocross Unadilla Results 2011

Saturday, August 13, 2011
One rider finally snagged the overall victory in the 250 AMA Motocross Championship as the series visited the Big Apple.

AMA 450 Motocross Unadilla Results 2011

Saturday, August 13, 2011
Round 9 of AMA Pro Motocross gave the advantage to one rider in the championship as the series hit the east coast at Unadilla on Saturday.

Obama Signs Lead Law Exemption Bill

Saturday, August 13, 2011
President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that allows the sale of kids' off-highway vehicles.

2011 ISDE Finland Day 6 Results

Saturday, August 13, 2011
Finland wrapped up the 2011 ISDE conpetition with another solid performance on the final day, taking the win by more than 30 minutes ahead of Spain.

2012 Honda CRF450R First Ride

Friday, August 12, 2011
Honda continues to refine its 450-class motocross bike and the ’12 Honda CRF450R is better than ever. Learn what it’s like to ride in this dirt bike review.

2011 ISDE Finland Day 5 Results

Friday, August 12, 2011
Riders were happy to finally see some sunshine on Day 5 at the 2011 ISDE in Finland. Team USA is looking at a podium in the World Trophy standings and individual competitors have just one more day to make an impact.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - August 12, 2011

Friday, August 12, 2011
This Friday's MotoUSA Photo of the Week is a refreshing scene from the Arizona Desert, and JDawg gives you some tips on keeping your cameras clean.

Unadilla AMA Motocross Preview 2011

Friday, August 12, 2011
The 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship returns this weekend with Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto leading the pack into the Unadilla National in New York.

2011 ISDE Finland Day 4 Results

Thursday, August 11, 2011
ISDE competitors were greeted with the longest day yet in the 2011 International Six Days Enduro in Finland. Kurt Caselli had a standout day for Team USA.

Justin Barcia to Fill in for Injured Trey Canard

Thursday, August 11, 2011
Honda is pleased to announce that GEICO Honda rider Justin Barcia will ride for the American Honda Racing team and race a factory Honda-prepared CRF450R at the remaining four rounds in the 2011 AMA Motocross Championship.

AMA News and Notes September 2011

Thursday, August 11, 2011
American Motorcyclist Association brings you the next edition of News and Notes for September 2011.

Super-Mini Class Riders Announced

Thursday, August 11, 2011
Feld Motor Sports announced today, the Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s, the top-15 finishing riders from the Super-Mini class have earned a spot in the prestigious Super-Mini class at the Monster Energy Cup.

Dr. Frazier: Ho Chi Minh Jungle Expedition

Thursday, August 11, 2011
This month Dr. G relates his latest travels to Vietnam, taking roads less traveled on a Ho Chi Minh jungle expedition.

2011 ISDE Finland Day 3 Results

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
The 86th International Six Days Enduro held in Finland reaches the halfway mark as riders continue to battle the time checks and wet conditions.

Francesco Quinn: 1963-2011

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Actor and prominent motorcycle enthusiast Francesco Quinn has died at the age of 48 from an apparent heart attack.

AMA State Championship Motocross Heats Up

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to recognize two premier motocross events in the state of Texas this fall.

Bonhams Pre-War British Motorcycles

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Three distinct British motorcycles from pre-war days headline the entry for Bonhams sale at the National Motor Museum’s Beaulieu Autojumble held on the 10th September.

Mike Brown & Elena Myers on Pit Pass Radio

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
WORCS / Endurocross racer Mike Brown and AMA Supersport Racer Elena Myers will be two of the featured guests on Pit Pass Radio, other guests include: Kyle Cunningham, Jere Swarr, and Tyler O'Hara.

Zero Offers Financing at Dealerships

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in electric motorcycle technology, is proud to announce new consumer financing options are now available for the entire 2011 Zero Motorcycles line-up.

2011 ISDE Finland Day 2 Results

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Finland continued pulling ahead on Day 2 of the 2011 ISDE competition as the U.S. remains more than 20 minutes behind the leaders in third.

Loket FIM Motocross Results 2011

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Clement Desalle obtained his fourth victory of the 2011 FIM Motocross Championship in the Czech Republic but still remains more than 40 points behind in the series.

Japanese and Italian Motorcycles at Bonhams

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
A wonderful selection of classic Italian and Japanese motorcycles are among the highlights of Bonhams annual sale at the Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show in Stafford on 16th October 2011.

Mecum Brings 200 Collector Motorcycles

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Mecum Auctions will sell nearly 200 motorcycles on the auction block during their upcoming event in Monterey, Aug. 18-20, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa on the Del Monte Golf Course.

Red Bull X-Fighters 2011 World Tour Poland

Monday, August 8, 2011
Nate Adams came up with big tricks in Poland to win Round 5 of the 2011 Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour.

2011 ISDE Finland Day 1 Results

Monday, August 8, 2011
Finland took an early lead on home soil in the 2011 International Six Days Enduro competition as Eero Remes snagged six stage victories.

2012 Beta 350RR First Ride

Monday, August 8, 2011
MotoUSA got a chance to ride the soon to be released 2012 Beta 350 RR in the hills of Central California. Read on to see what we thought of this mid-sized Italian off-roader.

Del Mar Celebration of the Motorcycle Returns

Monday, August 8, 2011
Relive the roar, the rumble, the richness of history at Celebration of the Motorcycle as it returns to the Del Mar Race Track Paddock for 2011.

Castle Rock Flat Track Results 2011

Monday, August 8, 2011
Sammy Halbert takes the lead in the 2011 Flat Track Championship following a dominating performance at his home track in Washington.

Alpinestars Fall 2011 Off-Road Collection

Monday, August 8, 2011
Alpinestars' reveals their new / updated offroad motorcycle gear for Fall 2011; featuring Tech 8 Light Boot and the new Venture Jacket for enduro riders. Get all the details on A-stars' new line of dirt protection and apparel.

2012 Suzuki DR-Z125 First Look

Sunday, August 7, 2011
Suzuki expands its 2012 lineup with the introduction of the DR-Z125 trail bike with motocross-inspired looks.

2011 Loretta Lynn Amateur MX - Saturday

Sunday, August 7, 2011
The 2011 Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn Ranch came to a close Saturday with multiple classes taking the fight into the last moto.

2011 Loretta Lynn MX - Saturday Video Recap

Sunday, August 7, 2011
2011 Amateur National Motocross racing at Loretta Lynn Ranch has come to a close after some spectacular racing on the final day of competition.

2011 Kenda Tennessee Knockout Approaching

Saturday, August 6, 2011
KTM has confirmed Taddy Blazusiak and Mike Brown will both compete in the first annual Kenda Tennessee Knockout competition on August 28th.

2011 Loretta Lynn Amateur MX - Friday

Saturday, August 6, 2011
A total of 16 champions were crowned on Friday at the Loretta Lynn Ranch as final motos produced some tense moments in the amateur series.

2011 Loretta Lynn MX - Friday Video Recap

Saturday, August 6, 2011
Day 4 brought lower temps and championship trophies as the first titles were dished out at the 2011 Loretta Lynn's Nationals on Friday.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - August 5, 2011

Friday, August 5, 2011
This Friday's MotoUSA Photo of the Week has some high flying freesyle action, and J-Dawg gives a photo tip concerning white balance.

Shane Watts – Dirt Wise School

Friday, August 5, 2011
MotoUSA gets off-road riding tips from one of the all-time greats. Shane Watts puts us to the test with a two-day hardcore seminar at his Dirt Wise Academy of Off-Road Riding.

2011 Loretta Lynn Amateur MX - Thursday

Friday, August 5, 2011
The race for championships at the Loretta Lynn's Nationals started heating up Thursday after the majority of second motos wrapped up.

2011 Loretta Lynn MX - Thursday Video Recap

Friday, August 5, 2011
The Loretta Lynn's National Motocross Championships completed another day of racing on Thursday after rain broke up the dry spell in Tennessee.

2011 Loretta Lynn Amateur MX - Wednesday

Thursday, August 4, 2011
Wednesday marked day two of racing at the 2011 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship. The racing is getting more intense and much, much hotter with temps reaching 93. Find out if the racers could handle the heat.

Spy Optic Klutch Goggle Review

Thursday, August 4, 2011
Spy has some of the coolest looking goggles on the market. We put a pair of Klutch goggles to the test to see if they perform as well.

Backmarker: Mert Lawwill

Thursday, August 4, 2011
Our Backmarker chats with racing legend Mert Lawwill and how one famous friend, Steve McQueen, provided a helping hand after an accident.

2011 Loretta Lynn MX - Wednesday Video Recap

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Wednesday featured another batch of amateur racing and started the second round of motos. With every class now posting results, check out the video recap to see how things are shaping up at Loretta's ranch.

2011 Loretta Lynn MX - Tuesday Video Recap

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Check out all the action from the first day of the 2011 Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn’s in the MX Sports center tuesday recap video.

2011 Loretta Lynn Amateur MX - Tuesday

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Day one of the 2011 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn’s is in the books. A few early wins have set the stage for their next race with riders looking to sweep the podium for their class.

Kevin Windham to Compete in Las Vegas

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Feld Motor Sports announced today that GEICO Honda’s Kevin Windham, 33, of Centerville, Miss., will compete at this year’s inaugural Monster Energy Cup race set to take place October 15 from Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium.

X Games 17 in Photos

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Take a look at our favorite motorcycle racing photos and pictures from X Games 17 from Los Angeles, California.

Roger DeCoster Being Honored at Ceremony

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
On November 18 2011, Roger DeCoster will be honored as a Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend. His name is practically synonymous with the sport of motocross, and he is generally recognized as the best-known MX racer in the first 50 years of the sport.

Senate Passes OHV Exemption - Onto President

Monday, August 1, 2011
A bill to exempt children's dirt bikes and ATVs from the CPSIA lead law passed the Senate today. H.R. 2715 is headed to the President to be signed into effect and remove OHVs from the lead ban.

Lommel FIM Motocross Results 2011

Monday, August 1, 2011
Round 11 of the 2011 FIM Motocross Championship saw Antonio Cairoli score another double victory ahead of the field in Belgium.

Bill Passed Exempt Kids' OHV Lead Law

Monday, August 1, 2011
The U.S. House has approved legislation by a vote of 421-2 to exempt kids' off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the lead law that essentially bans the sale of those machines at the end of the year, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.

Sacramento Mile Flat Track Results 2011

Monday, August 1, 2011
Flat track racing returned to Sacramento, California, after a 12-year hiatus and the sell-out crowd was treated to some tight racing action on the Cal Expo mile.