Kawasaki Ninja “sales hold” lifted

Kawasaki’s highly-anticipated 2011 Ninja ZX-10R hit a bump in the road shortly after its release when engineers found a potentially hazardous problem that needed to be corrected immediately. In early December, dubbing the move a “technical hold,” the Japanese manufacturer delayed the release of the bike, pulled models out of motorcycle stores and recalled the […]

Ducati 848 Evo is a nice superbike compromise

Experienced riders who love to race will likely eventually want to invest in a superbike. However, these models can be so expensive that making that purchase can be tough to do. Enter the Ducati 848 Evo. At $13,000, the 848 is not a cheap ride by any means. But it is when compared to some […]

NTSB Urging Mandatory Motorcycle Helmet Laws

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is advocating universal motorcycle helmet laws for all riders in all states. Of the 47 states that currently have motorcycle helmet laws, 27 require helmets only for certain riders — usually those under 18. Washington, D.C. and 20 states require helmets for all motorcycle riders. Previously, Florida legislation required […]

Stewart heads formidable Yamaha wing in ’11 AMA-SX

Less than three weeks remain to the start of the seventeen-round 2011 Monster Energy AMA-Supercross and FIM Supercross World Championship in Los Angeles and Yamaha can look to perhaps their strongest ever line-up in the immensely popular off-road discipline. 2009 Supercross Champion James Stewart recently inked a two-year contract with stay with his LandM Racing […]

Ryan Dungey named Cycle News Rider of the Year

After a whirlwind season, 450cc rookie Ryan Dungey has been named the Rider of the Year by Cycle News. Despite only being 20 years old, Dungey’s resume reads like that of riders twice his age. In 2009, captured the championship in the lower classes of supercross and motocross, but expectations were somewhat low for his […]