Vintage motorcycle museum opens along Route 66

Many in the motorcycle community don’t actually purchase bikes in order to ride them, but to instead showcase them as part of a collection. Unfortunately, few of those collections are ever made available to the public. Two enthusiasts from Warwick, Oklahoma, are looking to change that. The Oklahoman reports that Gerald Tims and Jerry Ries […]

Paris Hilton to fund MotoGP team

Paris Hilton, the controversial heiress, actress and celebutante, has announced that she will be lending her name and a bit of her wealth to a new motorcycle team venture in MotoGP. Hilton is a spokesperson for SuperMartxe VIP, a company that promotes parties across Spain. Supermartxe already owns a racing team, but the company recently […]

Chris Carr announces retirement

Motorcycle legend Chris Carr has announced his retirement from racing at the end of the 2011 season – though he hasn’t ruled out the possibility of a few sporadic runs in the future. The 43-year-old rider broke onto the AMA racing scene in 1985, winning the Rookie of the Year Award. He went on to […]

AMA announces 2011 AMA Racing West Hare Scrambles Championship Series schedule

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) announced today the 2011 schedule for some of the most exciting off-road motorcycle racing in the western United States: the AMA Racing West Hare Scrambles Championship Series. The series awards AMA No. 1 plates across a range of age, skill and displacement classes to some of the country’s fastest woods […]

Electric bike to challenge gas-powered rivals

After being excluded from electric motorcycle competitions like FIM and TTXGP, Swigz.com Pro Racing team owner and racer Chip Yates says he’ll be testing his electric-powered machine against gas-powered bikes in the WERA Pirelli Sportsman Series Twin Superbikes class. The showdown will take place on January 9th at the Auto Club Speedway in California, where […]