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 […]

2011 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero – A Cowboy’s Ride

Kawasaki has been paying close attention to the trends developing in motorcycle fashion. The chrome movement of the last ten years was murdered in the Vulcan 1700 line with the new blacked-out bagger, the 2011 Vaquero. The Vaquero sports an abbreviated fairing, much like the Voyager’s – chopped low, stretched wide with 1950′s hot rod […]

Metcalfe Joins Rockstar Makita Suzuki for 2011

Brett Metcalfe is joining the Rockstar Makita Suzuki team for the 2011 AMA Supercross Championships racing the fuel-injected RM-Z450. Metcalfe impressed in 2010 with his strong finish in the AMA Pro Motocross series with results as high as second place at the final race of the season at Pala Raceway. He ended the series as […]

Scooter popularity leads to parking trouble at college

The explosive popularity of scooters at the University of Georgia (UGA) campus in Athens has led to some issues between riders and campus administrators. According to the Athens Banner-Herald, nearly all those who ride scooters on campus agree that parking is scarce, as the scooters have become a popular choice among students for getting around […]

EU proposes new motorcycle laws

The European Commission, which is the European Union’s legislative body, is currently considering new laws that would force motorcycle companies to reduce emissions and install safety features on all bikes. According to Reuters, the new law would force motorcycles to adopt anti-lock braking systems, daytime headlights and cleaner engines by 2013. While the law would […]