Anti-Lock Brakes Coming to More Vehicles

Anti-lock brakes (ABS) are pretty much a standard feature on all automotive models by now, but they haven’t caught on as much with motorcycles. Indeed, the safety movement seems to have bypassed two-wheeled vehicles completely, the Wall Street Journal reports. While drivers and automakers want their cars as safe as possible, many riders are campaigning […]

Italians Do Well in Mugello Test

Even in a highly technical sport such as motorcycle racing, sometimes psychology can have an advantage – specifically in the area of home-track advantage. Italian riders did well during the initial testing at Italy’s Mugello track, with Marco Simoncelli topping the standings. Fellow Italian Andrea Dovizioso also did very well, ranking third overall. Of course, […]

Pedrosa to Return This Weekend

Dani Pedrosa has announced that after missing more than a month of time, he’ll be back for this weekend’s MotoGP race in Mugello, Italy. The Repsol Honda rider suffered a broken collarbone after a controversial clash with Marco Simoncelli. He was originally slated to miss two races at most, but complications forced him to undergo […]

Ben Spies Gets First Win Ever in Assen

One of the reasons that many fans tune into racing are the magic moments. Undeniably, one of these happened over the weekend as American Ben Spies got his first official MotoGP win at Assen in the Netherlands. Spies, racing in special livery for Yamaha’s 50th anniversary, was able to take advantage of some early chaos […]

Get Ready for Summer – Warm Weather Gear

There’s No Bad Weather. Just Bad Clothing. That’s a line I use when referring to my childhood spent enjoying Minnesota winters. It applies to summer weather, too. Especially for powersports enthusiasts. We love summer. We wait most of the year for the long hours of sunlight and the opportunity to enjoy our ATVs, UTVs, and […]