Power Outage Shortens MotoGP Practice Session

MotoGP riders had a shortened practice session ahead of this weekend’s Aragon Grand Prix in Spain, due to a power outage that meant bikers could only get in one run. However, that one test showed that hometown favorite Dani Pedrosa may be out in front when the race kicks off on Sunday. Pedrosa already holds […]

Bikers To Ride Cross-Country For 9/11 Victims

Ken Nacke and his brother Louis always talked about hitting the road on their motorcycles and seeing the country together. “We always wanted to see Mount Rushmore, Yosemite, Yellowstone,” Ken told the San Francisco Examiner. “That kind of stuff is what we planned to do.” Unfortunately for Ken, his brother died before the trip could […]

MotoGP Racers May Skip Motegi Race

MotoGP riders held an impromptu meeting over the weekend to discuss the potential ramifications of skipping the upcoming Japanese Grand Prix in October against the wishes of race officials. Nearly all the racers gathered at Valentino Rossi’s motorhome inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway paddock. Rossi has been the most outspoken rider when it comes to […]

IIHS Calls For Mandatory Motorcycle Helmet Laws

The IIHS is a non-profit organization funded by insurance companies and dedicated to cutting down on accidents. The group is highly-regarded for their “top safety picks” in both the automotive and motorcycle worlds (although they have faced some criticism from the American Motorcyclist Association in the past). The IIHS recently submitted a report to the […]

Honda Weighs Future of Dovizioso, Simoncelli

Honda will be making a decision on the future of their factory racing team by the next MotoGP race in Indianapolis, reports Yahoo! Sports. Last month, it was reported that Honda would likely be reducing their budget next year, possibly cutting down to just two factory bikes. Honda currently fields three riders on their factory […]