Successful shoulder surgery for Melandri

Yamaha Factory World Superbike Team’s new recruit for the 2011 series, Marco Melandri, underwent minor and completely successful surgery on his right shoulder yesterday (Thursday 23rd December) and expects to be fully fit for the works squad’s next test at the Portimao circuit in Portugal on January 26th. The 28 year old, a former Grand […]

Future Supercross and Motocross stars will battle for points and purse at 2011 AMA Racing Pro/Am events

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce the 2010 AMA Racing Pro/Am motocross schedule. These events are where dreams begin for amateur racers, and where they earn the credentials to line up at an AMA Supercross or AMA Pro Racing Motocross event. “Our Pro/Am competitors race at these premier tracks for the points, […]

Pedrosa launches charity children’s book

Many professional riders engage in a variety of promotional activities during the offseason. Dani Pedrosa decided to spend his time off helping to launch a children’s book, which was recently released in Spain just in time for Christmas. The book, entitled “Two Elves for Dani Pedrosa,” combines fantasy with reality as it tells the tale […]

AMA reveals Pro/Am schedule

Watching the established stars of the motorsports world is fun, but there’s nothing quite like tracking the progression of a young rider all the way from amateur level up to the championship. That’s where the AMA Pro/Am competition comes in. The AMA recently announced the schedule for the 2011 season, and it’s shaping up to […]

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? […]