Veteran McCoy Gets Emotional Win At Age 41

Willie McCoy leading the AMA Pro Racing Grand National Mile - Photo: Dave Hoenig

In what Cycle News called “one of the most surprising and unlikely victories in the history of AMA Grand National racing,” veteran racer Willie McCoy won the famous Labor Day Weekend Springfield Mile, beating racers half his age as he claimed his first national win in his 23-year professional career. McCoy, still racing at age […]

Alexah Pearson Earns First WMX Career Podium

Three KTM’s in Top Ten in WMX Class KTM rider Alexah Pearson earned her first career podium at the sixth round of the AMA Pro Women’s Motocross Championship held at the MX-338 race course in Southwick, MA. Her teammate, Sarah Whitmore, finished 4th and KTM support rider Jacqueline Strong finished 9th to place three KTM […]

IIHS Calls For Mandatory Motorcycle Helmet Laws

The IIHS is a non-profit organization funded by insurance companies and dedicated to cutting down on accidents. The group is highly-regarded for their “top safety picks” in both the automotive and motorcycle worlds (although they have faced some criticism from the American Motorcyclist Association in the past). The IIHS recently submitted a report to the […]

Obama Signs Lead Law-Exemption Bill for Kids’ Off-Highway Vehicles

In a victory for families who enjoy responsible motorized recreation, President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to allow the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) to continue, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Aug. 12, Obama signed into law H.R. 2715, introduced by Reps. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) and G.K. Butterfield […]

Honda Promotes Barcia to 450cc Class

Honda has announced that 250cc rider Justin Barcia will be stepping up to the 450 class to fill in for injured riders Josh Grant and Trey Canard. Big Red has had a number of problems with injuries this season, and they had to bring in Kevin Windham to fill in for their two sidelined riders. […]