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KTM Announces Range Of Engines From 600cc to 800cc

While the plans to build a new range of middleweight V-twin engines for KTM motorcycles might have been expected, the decision is still a shocker to some in the industry. According to Motorcycle News, KTM announced it would in fact release a 600cc engine and an 800cc engine to go along with its other models. The range of V-twin engines fill in the gap of KTM's motorcycles that go from smaller 200cc engines to their 1,000cc models. Stefan … [Read More...]

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Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Episode 3: Dr. D Engine Relocation Kit

Traction is the key to winning motorcycle races. It doesn’t matter why type of racing you do (quarter mile, MotoGP, or motocross) anytime you lose traction you are losing speed or the potential for speed. In addition, poor traction also results in poor handling which as many know can lead to disastrous results. Traction is extremely important in motocross racing, obviously you are already competing in slippery conditions (loose dirt, mud, … [Read More...]

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First Look: 2016 Yamaha R-Spec Side-by-Side

Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., today introduced the Wolverine R-Spec, an all-new Side-by-Side (SxS)  vehicle that sets a new standard in off-road capability and class-leading comfort. “The all-new Wolverine will extend Yamaha’s Side-by-Side line into the recreation segment creating a new level of durability, quality, handling and superior off-road capabilities not yet seen in the off-road industry,” said Mike Martinez, Yamaha’s Recreational … [Read More...]

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Icon 1000 Prep Boots Hit The Market

The Icon 1000 motorcycle gear apparel line continues to be at the forefront of high-quality and well-designed accessories for serious riders. Recently, Icon released its 1000 Prep Boots, which, much like the Icon 1000 full-hood jacket, these boots are made to last through any sort of climate. According to Motorcycle Gear, the 1000 Prep Boots are constructed with long-lasting and tough leather that includes a leather 12-inch top grain upper … [Read More...]

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2015 AMA Supercross Anaheim 2 Race Results

Roczen Stays Undefeated At Anaheim In 2015 With Second Win Of Monster Energy Supercross Season Cooper Webb Goes Back-to-Back in 250SX Class to Grab Points Lead In front of 40,718 Southern California fans, Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, made its second of three visits to Angel Stadium on Saturday night on its […]

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MotoAmerica Race License Processing Available

KTM RC Cup Schedule Announced The American Motorcyclist Association has opened the license application process for all MotoAmerica-eligible road-racing classes. MotoAmerica is the new home of the AMA Superbike Series. Riders can submit their license applications through the AMA website at www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Racing/RoadRacing/RoadRacingLicense.aspx, which also includes AMA/FIM North America road-racing license criteria and national number procedures. […]

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Russian Startup Helmet Company Receives Grant To Improve Its Design

The future of full-faced motorcycle helmets could be something out of science fiction novels, but a Russian startup is trying to get its futuristic gear on the market as soon as possible. According to Tech … [Read More...]

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Wrap Up Of Stage Seven Results For The 2015 Dakar Rally

On Jan. 11, competitors in the 2015 Dakar Rally were right back at it in the seventh stage, which spread across 445 miles from Iquique, Chile, to Uyuni, Bolivia, Ultimate Motorcycling reported. The day … [Read More...]

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ChapMoto Pro Works Part 1: Improving Power Delivery on a 2015 Yamaha YZ 450F

In a previous post we discussed our new Chaparral Pro Works Program in which Supercross/motocross industry veteran, Larry Brooks, will show the ins and outs of modding a stock dirt bike into a finely tuned … [Read More...]

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Motorcycle World Seeing More Female Riders

While most people envision the roar of a motorcycle and expect to see a male rider on the saddle, more female riders are disproving the gender stereotype. According to the Long Beach Press-Telegram, several … [Read More...]