Off-highway riders urged to attend congressional hearing on controversial ‘Wild Lands’ policy

A key U.S. House committee will hold a hearing March 1 on the Department of the Interior’s controversial “Wild Lands” land-use policy that could close millions of acres of federal land to responsible motorized recreation with no public input, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The AMA urges all concerned riders to contact their federal […]

Riders asked to oppose Georgia motorcycle-only checkpoints

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is urging riders nationwide to contact Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to urge him to stop the Georgia State Patrol from conducting any motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints. Tens of thousands of motorcyclists from around the nation could be subject to Georgia motorcycle-only checkpoints if those checkpoints are in place before, during and […]

Strong Performances for Spies and Lorenzo on Day Two at Sepang

The second day of the three day test at Sepang saw Yamaha Factory Racing riders Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo again testing in sweltering conditions with track temperatures soaring through the day. Despite the heat it was straight down to business, both riders breaking under the 2.01 second laps swiftly. Texan factory newcomer Spies again […]

Repsol Hondas claim the top three spots in Sepang

Repsol Honda riders placed in the top three on the second day of the Sepang Circuit in Malaysia, according to Cycle News. Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa came in first and second respectively and set a new record for the fastest lap ever at the track, the news source reported. “We tested a lot of […]

Russell Bobbitt wins OMA Opener

Despite placing first in the sixth round of the OMA Winter Nationals, held at the Seven Springs Lodge, Russell Bobbitt had a difficult time beating out three-time and defending series champion Paul Whibley, according to Cycle News. Throughout the race the Am-Pro/FMF Yamaha rider was on Bobbitt’s heels, only inches away from moving up and […]