December 23rd, 2011
Beginning January 1, 2012, the new American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) racing rules go into effect for amateur racers. The American Motorcyclist Association has released the new rulebook that covers amateur, standard, Pro-Am, and youth racing.
December 22nd, 2011
With several models and price ranges to choose from, Can-Am introduced it's 2012 lineup. Four touring models and two sportier versions will be available. Prices vary from $15,499 for the Spyder RS to $28,899 for the fully loaded Spyder RT unlimited.
December 20th, 2011
The American Motorcycle Association (AMA) released a statement regarding the National Traffic Safety Board's (NTSB) recent recommendation regarding banning the use of call phones while operating a motor vehicle.
December 19th, 2011
Popular Mechanics has been around for just about as long as the motorcycle itself. Motorcycles, being of interest to the mechanically-minded, have long been a feature of the magazine. Articles such as “Jay Leno's Garage” have featured classic motorcycles, but one of the most anticipated articles of the year for riders is the best buys list.
December 18th, 2011
When customizing your motorcycle, I have found that the small things people do to their bike really make it theirs. From the simplest things such as aftermarket grips to a completely custom engraved bike, a riders imagination is the only limit.
December 18th, 2011
“Paving the Way – The Women of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame” is the upcoming exhibit at Sturgis's Buffalo Chip. The exhibit is a partnership between the Buffalo Chip and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame, and will open during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in 2012.
December 17th, 2011
The 2012 BMW G650GS SERTAO looks like a return to the popular Dakar model of adventure motorcycle. A closer inspection reveals that there have been a few updates to the design, leading to improved off-road abilities.
December 16th, 2011
What motorcycle would Lisbeth Salander from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ride? Justin Kell of Glory Motor Works, the Los Angeles builder who was tasked with creating the motorcycle for the upcoming film, decided on a vintage Honda CB350.
December 15th, 2011
Matt Levatich, Harley Davidson's chief operating officer, said the company will offer bikes that are more physically and financially accessible at the Reuters Global Manufacturing and Transportation Summit this week. Increasing market share in emerging markets seems to be the goal.
December 14th, 2011
Despite a down market globally, Triumph Motorcycles Group announced an increase in revenue and unit sales for the first half of 2011. Operating profits also increased for the motorcycle manufacturer.