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Articles for Sportbike Trackday Features

Superbike-Coach Akkaya's American Dream

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Former pro motorcycle road racer gave up a comfortable living in Germany to pursue the 'American Dream' and now teaches others to be better riders at the riding school he founded, Superbike-Coach.

Women’s Yamaha Champions Riding School

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Interested in becoming a better, safer motorcycle rider? Yamaha’s Champion School shares the fundamentals of sport and track day riding as our female contributing editor finds out in this trackday school review.

Motorcycle Xcitement Trackday Review

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Motorcycle Xcitement offers Mid-Atlantic riders one of the easiest ways to get their motorcycles on the race track.

Ben Younger Track Experiment Part 3

Monday, November 8, 2010
Screenwriter/director Ben Younger presents Part 3 of his track odyssey, complete with important riding lessons and some final mods which turn the Suzuki into a track-eating machine.

Ben Younger Track Experiment Part 2

Monday, August 30, 2010
Our Hollywood insider, Ben Younger, delivers Part 2 of his track experiment – adding suspension and further performance mods in the quest for lowered laptimes.

Ben Younger Makes Friends with the Track

Thursday, July 8, 2010
Hollywood writer/director Ben Younger takes to the track to discover what gives sportbike riders the most bang for the buck in the quest for lowered lap times.

Yamaha Champions Riding School

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Watch and learn. The Yamaha Champions Riding School gives students essential riding skills and the chance to utilize a world-class racing facility.

Cornerspin: Getting Roadracing Dirty

Wednesday, December 30, 2009
The secret to better road racing is to be found in the dirt. Or so says Aaron Stevenson, with his Cornerspin School.

Catalyst Reaction Suspension School

Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Kenny goes back to school at Thunderhill Raceway, learning the black art of motorcycle suspension tuning in Dave Moss’ Catalyst Reaction Suspension Tuning class.

Kawasaki Ultimate Motorcycle Adventure

Tuesday, June 30, 2009
MotoUSA Magazine and Kawasaki give one lucky reader the motorcycle adventure opportunity of a lifetime. Read our winner's motorcycle riding tale here.

Trackdays No Longer for Men Only

Tuesday, December 9, 2008
As the number of women motorcyclists grows, so does the number of them that are taking it to the track to fill their need for speed.

Freddie Spencer Riding School

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Follow along as MotorcycleUSA goes back to school. Fast Freddie Spencer High Performance Riding School that is at the newly built Miller Motorsports Park near Salt Lake City, Utah.

Riding Laguna Seca With Red Shift

Thursday, September 13, 2007
Two weeks after the MotoGP and AMA Superbike races, we ride Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with Red Shift, a California-based trackday provider.

Review Of SoCal Track Days

Friday, January 12, 2007
This group of fast riders brings a new spin on the traditional trackday format, letting experienced pilots be in control of their own schedule.

Doug Chandler Performance Motorcycle School

Thursday, November 9, 2006
Ken samples three-time AMA Superbike champion Doug Chandler's Performance Motorcycle School.

Review Zoom Zoom Trackdays

Friday, October 27, 2006
In a time when track days are becoming increasingly popular with riders of all sorts, it's not the decision to go to the track that's tough, but when.