Obama raises questions about the fate of riding on public land

In a proclamation declaring September 2010 as “National Wilderness Month,” President Barack Obama extolled the virtues of federal Wilderness. The proclamation raises concerns indicating that the administration may press to close off more public land to responsible motorized recreation, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The president noted in the proclamation that last year he […]

Yamaha signs Eugene Laverty to complete 2011 World Superbike Team

Yamaha has signed a contract with current World Supersport title contender Eugene Laverty to join the Yamaha Sterilgarda World Superbike Team on the YZF-R1 alongside MotoGP rider Marco Melandri for the 2011 season. 24 yr old Laverty from Northern Ireland is a proven racer, having come second to Yamaha’s reigning World Supersport Champion Cal Crutchlow […]

Landsdale Bike Night celebrates 15th anniversary

Lansdale Bike Night, a massive gathering of bikers and their rides, is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year as an estimated 80,000 enthusiasts will descend on the small town of Lansdale, Pennsylvania. The event’s coordinators, Blue Comet Motorcycle Club, claim that the event is the largest one-day motorcycle event on the East Coast. Although rain […]

Captain America to ride vintage motorcycle in film

James Bond helped make stylish sport cars like Aston Martins famous when he used them on the big screen, but when Captain America debuts next year, he’ll be trading in four wheels for two. According to London’s Daily Mail, the new Captain America film was caught shooting around the British countryside and witnesses reported Cap […]

Another win for Bryan Smith and Kawasaki

Bryan Smith repeated his performance from last week as he guided Kawasaki to its second win in a row in the AMA Pro Grand National Championship. Like last week’s race at Indianapolis, the contest at the Illinois State Fairgrounds came down to the wire as Smith narrowly edged Chris Carr again by just 48 thousandths […]