Lorenzo and Spies Complete First Day of Practice at Jerez

Round two of the 2011 MotoGP Championship got underway at Jerez today with Yamaha Factory Racing riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies getting their first European track time of the season. Reigning World Champion Lorenzo spent the two free practice sessions testing a new set up for the circuit, improving from the mornings fifth place […]

World First Front Flip 360

Mark Monea landed the first motorcycle 360 front flip in front of an audience during the first stop of the Nitro Circus Live Australian Regional Tour. Monea was formerly a mechanic for X Games 16 gold medal winner Cam Sinclair. The 360-twist just happened while attempting to bring the bike around and just felt natural […]

“Kids Just Want To Ride” Amendment Introduced in Senate

The motorsports community has gotten one step closer to their goal of overturning an overly restrictive law that would prevent the use of lead-based components in children’s products. The initial intent behind 2008′s Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) is admirable: stop lead from getting into the hands of children. Unfortunately, senators and representatives who […]

Shift’s Street Division to Close

It appears that a popular manufacturer of motorcycle apparel may be shutting down one of its major divisions, after giving the motorcycle community little to no warning that it was in any kind of economic trouble. Shift Racing, which is owned by Fox Racing, was created in 1997 in order to tap into the burgeoning […]