Dear Mr. France

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Mr France, it’s time to show the privateers a little love so we can fill that American Superbike grid! Dear Mr. France, Your friendly neighborhood scribe and former part-time professional racer Steve Atlas here. This letter goes out to the Jim France of the famous France NASCAR family. Please throw American Superbike a bone and […]

Tell Us About Your Busa or K1300!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

MotoUSA is putting out a casting call for reader’s stories about the Suzuki Hayabusa and BMW K1300S for an upcoming story. Reader’s Write In: BMW K1300S; Suzuki GSX-R1300 Hayabusa MotoUSA is looking for firsthand experiences with a couple of today’s latest Hypersorts bikes in which we are currently testing, But it’s you, the real owners […]

Rossi Drives Formula 1 Car

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Valentino Rossi started the first of two days of Formula 1 testing for Ferrari today in Barcelona, Spain. It was a gift to the motorcycle racer for winning his ninth Grand Prix championship. Here’s a quick video of him spinning in the wet, as conditions early on were damp. It dried later in the day […]

What a Supercross Season!

Monday, January 18, 2010

Minnesotan Dungey (top) leads the series, while favorites Reed (middle) and Stewart (bottom) find themselves playing a serious game of catch-up! Your friendly scribe Steve-O here and for once I’m not writing about road racing… This time it’s Supercross that’s got my fingers tapping the keypad. And what a SX season it has been through the first two […]

Canadian Road Race Champ Loses Ride

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Six-time Canadian champ Jordan Szoke (107) left without a ride for 2010? Due to tough economic times, Kawasaki Canada’s road race team has let go six-time and currently defending Canadian Superbike Champion Jordan Szoke. This comes as a surprise move, shortly after the team being outsourced to Competition Systems. It’s said Szoke had agreed to ride a […]

Rossi Sick But Will Still Test Formula 1 Ferrari

Friday, January 15, 2010

Rossi (left) was let is out of the hospital after a small scare and is now on the way to test a Ferrari Formula 1 car in Spain once again. Oh what a life… Reports from around the industry have nine-time Grand Prix champion and current Fiat Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi being recently admitted into a […]

Langston Bikes Stolen

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Help find two of Grant Langston’s priceless championship-winning bikes, which were stolen from his shop in Perris, California. Help find two priceless stolen motorcycles and aid multi-time former AMA Motocross and Supercross Champion Grant Langston. The following is from Langston Motorsports… Saturday 01/09/10 at 3.51am Langston Motorsports in Perris Southern California was broken into. Surveillance […]

Vote for Valentino Rossi! Hurry!

Friday, January 8, 2010

Vote for Rossi! Your friendly Editor Steve-O here trying to get all you motorcycle people to rally on behalf of road racing great Valentino Rossi! ESPN is conducting a Driver of the Decade online vote right now. It ends tonight at 10 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. West Coast. Currently F-1 driver Michael Schumacher is leading Vale, but by […]

Bimota Moto2 Racer in Action

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Here is a first look at the new Bimota Moto2 bike getting put through the paces in pre-season testing. No word yet on who the development rider is in this video or who their official riders for the year will be, but the new machine definitely looks well-sorted in this clip. The series kicks off […]

Mick Doohan’s Motocoaster

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Check out the latest in rollercoaster design. It’s called the Motocoaster and it’s at the Australian theme park Dreamworld. Judging by the video one sits in the hunched-over sportbike position and is then held in by a restraint over one’s back. The bikes appear to be based off the previous generation Honda CBR1000RR looks-wise, which […]