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? […]

BMW Motorcycles to Offer SIRIUS as Standard Equipment on Model Year 2011 Radio Equipped Motorcycles

BMW Motorcycles and SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that beginning with January 2011 production, BMW Motorcycles will offer SIRIUS as standard equipment on new radio-equipped Model Year 2011 R 1200 RT, K 1600 GT, and K 1600 GTL Touring Motorcycles. BMW Motorcycle will include an introductory one-year subscription to the “SIRIUS Everything” package […]

Mission R takes green technology to the limit

Slowly but surely, electric motorcycle manufacturers are closing the gap on the powerful specs of gas-powered bikes. Considering the new Mission R recently unveiled by San Francisco-based Mission Motors, that gap might be at its narrowest point yet. The new Mission R won’t be available in motorcycle stores anytime soon, as the company developed the […]