American takes Dakar stage

America hasn’t had a strong showing at this year’s Dakar rally, as much of the race has been dominated by Spaniard Marc Coma and Frenchman Cyril Despres. But the U.S. got a small victory today when American Jonah Street was able to take home the fastest time in the ninth stage of the rally. Street […]

New leader in Dakar

The Dakar rally has crossed from Argentina to Chile, and with the change in country comes a change at the top, as Marc Coma has overtaken Cyril Despres for first place on the overall leaderboard. Despres opened the Dakar Rally by winning the first two stages, and – for a brief moment – it looked […]

Dakar Rally kicks off – but not in Dakar

The first major motorsports event of 2011 is underway, as the 2011 Dakar Rally opened the new year with a massive race across South America. This famous road rally is in its 33rd year, although the past three races has seen a radical change in venue. The race originally started in Paris, France, with the […]

Motorcycle Battery Basics

The commercial use of the lead acid battery is over 100 years old. The same chemical principal that is being used to store energy in your battery of today, is basically the same as when our Great Grandparents used the first batteries on their original Ford Model T’s. What exactly is a motorcycle battery anyway? […]

KTM Signs Andrew Short for 2011 Season

KTM, the brand that dominated the 2010 MX World Championships has announced at its headquarters in Mattighofen, Austria that it has secured the services of American racer Andrew Short for the Red Bull KTM factory team to compete in the 2011 AMA Supercross and Motocross Series. Short, who raced as a winning member of the […]