Husqvarna celebrates 50 years of race winning heritage by being named 2010 "Marque Of The Year" at the 19th Annual AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days. Recognized as the world’s largest gathering of vintage motorcycle enthusiasts the event takes place July 9-11 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio and attracts tens of thousands of fans of all ages, eras and brands.
When was the last time you were overtaken with pure unbridled motorcycle excitement? Overcome in a state of complete rapture? Do you remember the bike that evoked the reaction? I do, it was the first off-road motorcycle I ever laid eyes on, and I didn’t even know how to ride one at the time. Flash forward to the 2009 Husaberg FE 450, and I can truly say déjà vu.
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that the Motorcyclists’ Confederation of Canada (MCC) will organize the Friday evening, Aug. 21, International Street Party at the 2009 AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference, presented by Harley-Davidson and Buell. The conference will take place Aug. 19-22 in Keystone, Colo., and is the fifth gathering that the AMA has organized since 1997.
The evening will feature live entertainment, a riding apparel show and a bike show.
Ultimate MotorCycling Feb/Mar 2009 Issue (Motorcycle Magazine) on Newsstands Febuary 17, 2009.
It’s the time of the year when awards are handed out-the Academy Awards’ Oscars, the Golden Globes-and Ultimate MotorCycling has its annual motorcycle Achievement in Design Awards (AiDA).
Heikki Mikkola Motorcycle Replica
The sixties were drawing to a close when promoter Edison Dye trespassed on American Hare Scrambles with a form of off-road racing he imported from Europe. Dye had convinced a number of European riders to cross the pond and compete in an exhibition series to introduce the sport to America. The sport was called Motocross and dirt biking would never again be the same Stateside. (Click image to enlarge)
At the beginning of the 20th century, there were literally hundreds of companies around the world building motor-cycles, all vying to capitalize on the burgeoning new industry of powered, two-wheel transportation.