Virginia Bans Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Although motorcycle-only checkpoints are not all that uncommon across the country, the legality of these stops has been called into question in numerous states. The American Motorcyclist Association recently revealed that Virginia is the latest state to ban the practice. At rallies and rides across the country, police have sought to promote safety by setting […]

New Virginia Law Bars Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

In a victory for motorcyclists, Virginia is the latest state to bar motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Feb. 28, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed into law H.B. 187, which was introduced by Delegate C. Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah). The new law, which takes effect July 1, prohibits law enforcement agencies from establishing […]

Paolo Flammini Speaks On Tension Between MotoGP, World Superbike

The world of motorsports promoting is a complicated one, and for evidence of that look no further than the World Superbike and MotoGP series. These two competitions are similar in many regards, but were considered to be entirely separate for years, as the barrier to entry for MotoGP meant that only the very top riders […]

Saddlemen Sponsors New AMA Rookie Of The Year Award

Thanks to a new deal with Saddlemen, AMA has announced the return of the Rookie of the Year program to its AMA Pro Road Racing and AMA Pro Flat Track competitions, reports Cycle News. Saddlemen, which makes motorcycle seats and accessories, will be putting up $5,000 for the winner of the award. All riders in […]

Max Biaggi Wins First World Superbike Race Of The Year

Defending champion Carlos Checa got off to a bad start in the opening World Superbike race, but was able to bounce back in the second round with a victory at Philip Island, Australia. In the first race of the weekend, Checa quickly passed early leader Tom Sykes and was in control of the race by […]