Economic Issues Focus of Annual MIC Meeting

The Motorcycle Industry Council conducted its members-only annual meeting in Indianapolis today in conjunction with the 2010 Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo. “The MIC best serves its membership by serving the marketplace,” said MIC President Tim Buche. “And right now that means promoting initiatives that focus on current and prospective motorcyclists, implementing programs like Revive […]

Motorcycle Gloves Buyer’s Guide

An important factor guiding glove designers when building a motorcycle glove is the protection the glove will provide for the specific task asked of it. Comfort and durability are equally important factors. All gloves are designed with these main aspects as a guide, however gloves are then further specialized to meet the needs of the […]

Yamaha Partners with DC Shoes

Yamaha Motor Corporation is pleased to announce today an exciting new partnership with the iconic skateboarding and action sports brand, DC. This bold new partnership will see Yamaha support DC’s new motocross training facility “MotoTF”, at Pala Raceway in Southern California with new YZ and TT-R Motocross and off road machines including the ground breaking new […]

Pro Circuit & Kawasaki Form ’10 FIM MX Team

Pro Circuit Team CLS Kawasaki reached a deal and joined forces for the 2010 MX2 World Championship. Both Steven Frossard and Jeremy van Horebeek will line up aboard a Kawasaki Pro Circuit KX250F. A dream came true for both riders, who will be able to battle for the World title next season as the Pro […]

VW Buys 20 Percent of Suzuki

News service Reuters reported that Volkswagen, the No.1 carmaker in Europe, has agreed to buy a 1/5 stake in Suzuki Motor Corp. for $2.5 billion. VW and Suzuki plan to jointly develop vehicles for emerging markets and aim to challenge the global leader in vehicle production, Toyota Motor Co. The move gives Volkswagen a stronger presence […]