Bostrom has close call during race

AMA Superbike rider Eric Bostrom had a close call in this weekend’s final race of the season at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, after a crash left him with a serious wound. Bostrom and Suzuki’s Brett McCormick were fighting for fifth place when both went down in what seemed like a routine crash. Yet […]

Novelty helmets don’t protect

Bikers have heard for years about the importance of wearing a motorcycle helmet when they ride, but some may not know the limited protection that some helmets offer. So-called “novelty helmets” have been cited as providing little protection in serious crashes. According to the Statesville Record and Landmark, police and transportation officials have said that […]

Leaked Gixxer sketch hits the Internet

Despite the company’s success in AMA motorsports events, Suzuki fans have had little to cheer about as of late, as the company held off on importing any models to the states in the midst of the economic recession. Meanwhile, the company’s GSX-R (“Gixxer”) series of bikes, once considered to be one of the top sports […]

Hayes, Hayden prepare for weekend showdown

With the final race of the AMA season set to kick off this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park just outside of Birmingham, only two riders could possibly walk away with the championship in the competitive superbike division. After a season’s worth of racing, the showdown is set for the two top riders: Josh Hayes and […]

Farm Safety Week focuses on ATVs

The National Educational Center for Agricultural Safety kicked off its annual Farm Safety awareness campaign this week, with seven days dedicated to educating the public about the dangers of working on farms. As ATVs become more and more popular on farms for both work and recreation, the group decided to focus this year’s efforts on […]