Rossi impresses in Ducati testing

Valentino Rossi isn’t officially a member of the Ducati factory team just yet, but Yamaha gave the rider permission to test with the Ducati team this past weekend at Valencia. And if the initial word out of the Italian camp is any indication, Rossi is looking to be a great fit for the team. Per […]

Billy Joel opens Long Island motorcycle shop

Singer-songwriter and avid motorcycle fan Billy Joel has opened his own motorcycle store in Oyster Bay, New York, on Long Island. Joel told Newsday that his new shop, 20th Century Cycles, will mainly focus on custom bikes, but will also offer a range of motorcycle accessories and parts that will let bikers build their dream […]

Brookes Joins Relentless by TAS Suzuki

Relentless by TAS Suzuki is delighted to announce Josh Brookes as their first major signing for the 2011 British Superbike Championship, with the Australian set to make his first appearance in their distinctive black and white livery at a European test in early December. The 27-year-old New South Wales rider finished this season’s British Superbike […]

KTM reveals street bike line

KTM has announced its new street bike lineup for 2011, with eight new or updated models slated for release next year. The company recently unveiled the new designs for 2011 models of the 1190 RC8 R, 990 Adventure R, 990 Adventure, 990 SMT, 990 SMR, 690 Enduro R, 530 EXC and 450 EXC. Most of […]

Reed will go it alone in 2011

Chad Reed, a rider who has won multiple world championships, has announced that he will be going it alone in the 2011 AMA Supercross season by deciding to start his own motorsports team rather than rely on a sponsor. The Australian rider will take his place on the starting grid in the 2011 season under […]