Dozens of federal lawmakers oppose new ‘Wild Lands’ land-use policy

Nearly 60 federal lawmakers have joined forces to ask Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to withdraw a recent order creating a new land-use designation that could bar responsible off-highway riding from public land, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. In a letter dated Jan. 28, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), the outgoing chairman of the […]

‘Lead law’ reprieve for kids dirtbikes up for a vote

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is poised to vote on a staff recommendation to delay enforcement of parts of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008, or “lead law,” the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Specifically, the staff suggests that CPSC commissioners delay enforcing the testing and certification requirements for kids’ dirtbikes […]

Glen Helen Raceway to offer “Ride Days”

California riders looking for some new terrain to tear up might want to call in sick Friday, as January 28th will be the first Glen Helen Ride Day. The Glen Helen Raceway in Southern California will be hosting an all-day event featuring one of the most legendary names in racing, Gary Jones. Jones has designed […]

Caselli feels the agony of defeat

The trials of endurance racing can take their toll on both racer and bike, as KTM Factory Off-Road racer Kurt Caselli found out in the opening round of the AMA National Hare & Hound Championship Series. Caselli jumped out to an early lead and didn’t look like he would relinquish it as he was well […]

Seely earns first win

Cole Seely was able to notch the first win of his Supercross career, winning the Supercross Lites class at the LA Supercross event in Dodger Stadium. The win was also the first for his team, Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oil/Red Bull Honda, since they made the switch from Supermoto in 2008. Since making the switch, the […]