Lone Star Rally draws 400,000

The annual Lone Star Rally drew an estimated 400,000 riders to the island of Galveston in Texas, making it one of the largest gatherings in the event’s history. Event organizers said they were slightly surprised by the turnout, considering that attendance has been down at other motorcycle events across the country. “The rally was incredible […]

Suzuki cuts team to one rider

Suzuki has announced that it will only enter one rider in the 2011 MotoGP series, bucking most manufacturers’ strategy of fielding a two-man team. Racer Loris Capirossi left the team for Pramac Ducati at the end of the season, fueling speculation that Rizla Suzuki would be in the market for a new rider. But the […]

Yamaha MotoGP team announces new manager

Yamaha rider Ben Spies will be reunited with team manager Massimo “Maio” Meregalli, as the Italian has announced that he’ll be making the switch from the Superbike World Championship to MotoGP. Spies and Meregalli teamed up to take home to the Superbike World Championship in 2009. Afterwards, Spies moved on to MotoGP, while Meregalli remained […]

New York rider beats DMV in court

A Queensbury, New York, man has finally been reunited with his vintage motorcycle after more than a year of legal battles. Mike Willig, owner of the Adirondack Seafood restaurant, had his 1981 Harley Davidson chopper seized by the New York Department of Motor Vehicles after the agency claimed that his Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) was […]

New 2011 models for Husqvarna

Husqvarna has unveiled its 2011 lineup of motorcycles, featuring a number of changes to existing models and two new bikes that racing fans are sure to be interested in. The two new bikes for Husqvarna are the SMR449 and SMR511, which the company describes as “supermoto” models. Supermoto combines motocross and road racing into one […]