2011 Atlanta AMA Supercross Results

2011 AMA / FIM World Championship Supercross series round 8, Atlanta, GA race results/recap: Acerbis’ Ryan Villopoto Wins Atlanta Supercross Acerbis-backed Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto took the win in one of the most epic races to take place in the past two decades of Supercross History. Red Bull KTM’s and Acerbis-backed Andrew Short took […]

Superpole Success Sees Second Row Start for Laverty and Melandri at Phillip Island

Yamaha World Superbike Team riders Eugene Laverty and Marco Melandri experienced their first ever Superpole shoot-out this afternoon at the Phillip Island International circuit in Australia. The adrenalin fuelled short ‘qualifying heats’ quickly sort the fastest riders from the pack to decide the grid line up for Sunday’s two World Superbike races, the first of […]

Michigan Bikers want to repeal helmet law

Currently, Michigan requires all motorcyclists to wear a helmet when riding their bike. However, several local riders are looking to change that rule, according to the Livingston Daily. The American Bikers Aiming Towards Education of Michigan organization are hoping House Bill 4008 will be passed. The new rule would make it legal for bikers over […]

Harley-Davidson announces new Blackline bike

Despite being negatively impacted by the poor economy, Harley-Davidson plans to offer its customers a rare midyear bike called the Blackline. The vehicle will replace the automaker’s defunct Night Train, according to the LA Times. The 2011 motorcycle’s wheelbase is 66.5 inches and the saddle height is a low 24 inches. A classic spoke wheel […]

Carlos Checa earns pole position

Earlier this week, veteran Carlos Checa rode his Althea Ducati at the Phillip Island Test and beat out Sylvain Guintoli and teammate Jakub Smrz to come out on top. His winning streak continued when he placed first again in the qualifying round, earning the pole position for the World Superbike Championship opener this weekend, according […]