The beginning of May marks the start of the AMA’s annual Motorcycle Awareness Month. This is the latest effort aiming to increase the safety of motorcyclists on public roads, working to inform drivers about the presence of riders and the best habits that can result in a better experience for all. “Motorcycle Awareness Month serves [...]
The Michael Jordan Motorsports (MJM) team is in the midst of competing for the 2013 AMA Superbike Championship, and when they take to the track, fans may notice that their motorcycles have a certain flair. In honor of the team’s 10th anniversary, the Suzuki GSX-R1000‘s used by riders Danny Eslick and Roger Lee Hayden will [...]
Motorcyclists often encounter problems at red lights. Traffic sensors can pick up the presence of cars and trucks waiting at red lights with ease, but lighter, more compact bikes can occasionally be overlooked. To combat this problem, Paul Schumacher, a Nebraska state senator, has proposed a bill that would allow motorcyclists who have waited more than [...]
Fans of vintage motorcycles are in luck, as two new vintage motorsports series will make an appearance in the summer of 2013. Joining the ranks of the AMA Vintage Dirt Track National Championship, the AMA Vintage Motocross and AMA Vintage Hare Scrambles National Championship Series herald the return of classic bikes competing in motocross races and [...]
The Springfield Mile may have been the premiere motorsports event at the Illinois State Fairgrounds this weekend, but the short track races saw a thrilling come-from-behind win by Kawasaki rider Henry Wiles.
Heavy rains wreaked havoc on the course at the Illinois State Fairgrounds this past weekend, forcing multiple delays of the Springfield short track motorcycle races.
Every sport has its own special signature event. For AMA Pro racing, some may argue that it’s the Springfield Mile.
Motorsports aficionados will have the choice of 13 cities to attend the 2012-2013 International Motorcycle Show produced by Advanstar Communications, creator of the world’s largest and longest-running powersports show tour.
Motorcycle-only checkpoints are a hot topic in the rider community, as some states have used these roadside set-ups to slow down motorcycles while letting cars pass through.
Some 50 U.S. House members have signed onto a bill that would bar the U.S. transportation secretary from providing funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The measure, H.R. 904 authored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), would prohibit the transportation secretary from providing grants or any funds to a state, county, town, township, [...]