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 […]

A Buyer’s Guide to 1000cc Sportbikes

The motorcycling community is large and diverse, with various riders asking different things of their bike. Some prefer models suited for long road trips, some want a comfortable commuting bike, while others simply want a motorcycle that looks great -but for riders who favor performance above all else, nothing tops a 1000cc sportbike. For the […]

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 […]