Moto Guzzi shows off California, V7 Scrambler

Moto Guzzi, the motorcycle arm of Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio, recently made a surprise unveiling of two new models: the California and V7 Scrambler. The company isn’t particularly well-known stateside, but is quite successful in Europe. Still, a number of Moto Guzzi products are available for purchase in the U.S. One such bike is the […]

Lead law activists score victory

Activists who are fighting against the lead law restrictions imposed on kids’ motorcycles and ATVs have won a temporary victory, as the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has elected to delay enforcement of the law until the facts can be ascertained. The CPSC approved the delay by a 4-1 vote after many in the motorcycle […]

Federal safety agency grants reprieve to kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has voted to delay enforcement of portions of the controversial “lead law” that would have banned the sale of kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Feb. 1, the CPSC voted 4-1 to delay enforcement until Dec. 31 of the independent laboratory testing […]

Stoner looks good in testing

Casey Stoner started off 2011 on the right foot by posting the fastest time at the first official test of the MotoGP season, edging out defending champion Jorge Lorenzo. Stoner, making his debut for Repsol Honda, was able to top the 17-rider field by posting a time of 2:01.574 on the track at Kuala Lumpur, […]

Checkered Flag Run comes to Phoenix

Fans of motorsports won’t want to miss the upcoming Checkered Flag Run Weekend in Phoenix, Arizona, as the event combines a traditional bike show with all the excitement of a live NASCAR event. This year’s event is hosted by the Second II None Motorcycle Club of Phoenix and will take place at the Talking Stick […]