US House Bill Has Trails Funding, No Money For Motorcycle Checkpoints

Renewed funding for motorized trails and a ban on funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints are included in a major federal transportation bill being considered by a key U.S. House committee, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is expected to vote Feb. 2 on a transportation funding authorization bill — H.R. […]

Will The CRTs Be Competitive?

With the many changes coming to MotoGP this year, one question on every fan’s mind is just how competitive the Claiming Rules Teams (CRTs) will be. Their bikes don’t have the money of a full factory behind them, but there’s no doubt that they’re still formidable models. Fans got to see just how fast the […]

Andrea Dovizioso Is Now In Sidi Boots!

Sidi Vortice boots with the Italian pilot from Team Tech 3 Yamaha Andrea Dovizioso has officially joined the stables of Sidi champions. The Italian rider recently visited the Sidi headquarters in Maser (Treviso) Italy before taking off for the Malaysian circuit in Sepang, where he’ll face his first tests on his new official Yamaha supplied […]

Virginia Considering Motorcycle-Only Checkpoint Ban

Several states have attempted to set up motorcycle-only checkpoints in order to perform safety checks, but the legality of solely ticketing motorcyclists has been disputed. Virginia now finds itself at the center of controversy after the state allegedly singled out riders during the Virginia Beach Bike Classic. Matt Danielson, counsel to the Virginia Coalition of […]

Carmelo Ezpeleta Pushes Forward With MotoGP Changes, Despite Manufacturer Resistance

Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta is responsible for MotoGP, which can make him a target of criticism. One controversial move instituted by Dorna and Ezpeleta is the introduction of new Claiming Rule Teams (CRTs) to the field for the 2012 season. The goal is to make the racing more interesting and allow for a larger grid, […]