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 […]

RPM/KTM’s Martinez Wins Female Rider of the Year Award

RPM/KTM rider and reigning WORCS Women’s Champion, Kacy Martinez, was awarded the AMA Racing Female Rider of the Year Award during the 2009 AMA Banquet at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The 19 year-old WORCS Champion, had quite a successful year landing on the podium 7 times, 2 of which were class […]

Kids Named 2009 AMA Motorcyclist of the Year

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) today announced the 2009 AMA Motorcyclist of the Year with a departure: This year’s recipients are a group, rather than an individual. The winners? Kids who ride motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). America’s youngest riders were at the center of the biggest story of the year in 2009, as the […]