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 […]

Buttrick Wins Final National Enduro

FMF/KTM rider Cory Buttrick won the final round of the AMA National Enduro Series marking his second win of the season. The 19 year-old FMF/KTM factory rider has put in multiple impressive rides this season to land on the podium 7 times. His consistent top finishes and powerful win at the final round awarded the […]

Webb and Carmichael Head Up Suzuki Racing Efforts

Off-road racing legend Mike Webb will be leading Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s 2011 Championship efforts as Team Manager for both the AMA Supercross and AMA Pro Motocross series with support from Ricky Carmichael. Webb has been a staple in off-road racing for nearly three decades and is currently at the helm of the 2010 GNCC off-road […]

Yamaha confirms Lorenzo for two more years

Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd is delighted to announce that it has reached an agreement with Jorge Lorenzo whereby the Spaniard will remain with the factory for the next two years. 23-year-old Lorenzo, who joined Yamaha in 2008, has won an impressive seven races so far this season and is on target to take his first […]

Lawmakers Urge Suspension of Motorcycle Only Checkpoints

Federal lawmakers have sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood asking him to suspend a grant program that provides money for law enforcement agencies to set up motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. In a letter dated Sept. 30, House members told LaHood that safety-related funds would be better spent […]