February is AMA Arenacross month at Motorcycle Hall of Fame

The Motorcycle Hall of Fame is recognizing the enthusiastic, grassroots passion of fans of AMA Arenacross this February by offering free admission to visitors who present a ticket stub from the Feb. 4-6 event in Toledo, Ohio, or the Feb. 12-13 event in Louisville, Ky. “AMA Arenacross is woven into the fabric of American motocross,” […]

‘Lead law’ reprieve for kids dirtbikes up for a vote

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is poised to vote on a staff recommendation to delay enforcement of parts of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008, or “lead law,” the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Specifically, the staff suggests that CPSC commissioners delay enforcing the testing and certification requirements for kids’ dirtbikes […]

Bill introduced to exempt kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles from federal ‘lead law’

With the deadline fast approaching that would effectively ban the sale of kids’ dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) has introduced legislation to end the ban, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Jan. 25, Rehberg introduced H.R. 412, the Kids Just Want to Ride Act, which would exempt kids’ off-highway […]

A Buyer’s Guide to 1000cc Sportbikes

The motorcycling community is large and diverse, with various riders asking different things of their bike. Some prefer models suited for long road trips, some want a comfortable commuting bike, while others simply want a motorcycle that looks great -but for riders who favor performance above all else, nothing tops a 1000cc sportbike. For the […]

Motocycle Hall of Fame adds nine

The Motorcycle Hall of Fame has nine new members after the induction ceremony held this weekend at the AMA Legends and Champions Weekend in Las Vegas. Eyvind Boyeson, Don Castro, Larry Coleman, Clark Collins, David Emde, Mitch Payton, Bruce Ogilvie and John and Rita Gregory were all added in a ceremony honoring the heritage of […]