Sixteen Teams Apply for 2012 MotoGP

MotoGP looks to be on the verge of a major change for next season, as multiple teams have expressed interest in joining the premier racing series for 2012. IRTA and Dorna, two of the organizations that run MotoGP, recently began accepting applications for additions to the grid in 2012. A total of 16 teams submitted […]

Federal Lawmakers Oppose State Lobbying by Safety Agency

U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and his colleagues introduced House Resolution 239 on May 2 to retain the ban on state and local lobbying by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The bi-partisan resolution instead urges the agency to focus on motorcycle crash prevention as the first step […]

GSX-R600 Sets the Pace on the Track

Suzuki’s all new 2011-Model GSX-R600 has been proving itself on race tracks world-wide in the hands of Team Suzuki riders as well as on the road with Suzuki owners and world media. Fast becoming a firm favourite with the motorcycle press globally, the GSX-R600 has been setting the pace in the British, American and Australian […]

Shorai Battery – Help Your Bike Shed Some Pounds

You spend all kinds of money on weight-saving goodies for your motorcycle, then eat a giant breakfast burrito with extra cheese prior to your ride. A contradiction, perhaps. Well, order up a large side of home fries because we just saved you another four pounds, maybe more. It’s not a new diet plan. It’s the […]

Motorcycle Fatalities Decline in 2010

Motorcycle fatalities declined 2 percent in 2010, giving riders hope that bike safety is improving after years of trouble. For eleven straight years, fatalities increased annually as local, state and federal governments attempted to curb the rate of motorcycle deaths and accidents. Then in 2009, there was a massive 16 percent decline in deaths. While […]