Hayes cruises to superbike championship

Josh Hayes is the new AMA Superbike Champion after two races closed out the 2010 season. Hayes entered the weekend with a 22 point lead over Tommy Hayden, who would have needed more than a little luck to close the gap on the points leader. On Saturday, the two battled at the top of the […]

USA takes home Motocross des Nations title

The American team of Ryan Dungey, Trey Canard and Andrew Short were able to best some stiff international competition on their way to earning the country’s sixth straight Motocross des Nations title. Dungey won the first race of the day in a match which saw Canard crash and only manage twelfth. The second race saw […]

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 […]