Yearly Archives: 2010

  • 2011 Dakar Rally… Final Prep

    2011 Dakar Rally… Final Prep

    2011 Dakar Rally

    407 racers and crew will take the starter’s orders for the 2011 Dakar Argentina Chile, which begins tomorrow with a starting ceremony at the foot of the Obelisk in Buenos Aires, followed by a warm-up stage to Victoria, before a first timed stage on Sunday morning.


  • KTM Motorcycles Eye 10th Dakar Win

    KTM Motorcycles Eye 10th Dakar Win

    2011 Dakar Rally

    When riders take of on the first day of the 2011 Dakar Rally on the morning of Jan. 1, 2011, KTM will be going for the brand’s tenth title in this, the world’s toughest rally.

    Spearheading the attack for the Austrian sports motorcycle manufacturer will be two teams: one led by Dakar titleholder Cyril Despres and the other by arch rival Marc Coma.


  • 2011 Dakar Rally | Tech Inspection

    2011 Dakar Rally | Tech Inspection

    2011 Dakar Rally

    The revving of motorcycle engines and multi-colored bodywork took over La Rural for the start of technical inspection which all vehicles must undergo. The motorcycle riders and Dakar Argentina Chile crews also took their bow, albeit partially.


  • Road Racer X Ceases Publication

    Road Racer X Ceases Publication

    Motorcycle Industry News

    After eight years of publication, Road Racer X has folded. The magazine, which was dedicated to road-racing motorcycles, was published six times a year. Along with the magazine, the Road Racer X website will also cease to update content.


  • Team Aprilia Giofil Set for 2011 Dakar

    Team Aprilia Giofil Set for 2011 Dakar

    2011 Dakar Prep

    Here we are! After some days of frantic preparation, now everything is set for the start of the third Dakar in South America, and the second for Team Aprilia Giofil.

    On Thursday, the team was introduced in the conference room of La Rural, the center of the Dakar Village that receives all the preliminary phase of the race.


  • 2011 Kymco Quannon 150 | Review

    2011 Kymco Quannon 150 | Review

    2011 Quannon 150

    A trip to India will tell you one thing for sure – Indians take their 150 sport motorcycles seriously. As trick as some of these bikes are, none of the 150s find their way to America. But there is a single exception – the Kymco Quannon 150.


  • Honda Motorcycles Global Production

    Honda Motorcycles Global Production

    Honda History

    Long-time Honda motorcycle fans may likely recall that American Honda first opened its doors way back in 1959. Here’s a tougher Honda trivia question: When and where did Honda first produce motorcycles outside of Japan?


  • 2011 Triumph Thruxton | Preview

    2011 Triumph Thruxton | Preview

    2011 Thruxton

    Inspired by the Bonneville-based cafe racers of the 1960s and named after the Hampshire racetrack where Triumph enjoyed so much success, the 2011 Thruxton is Triumph’s sportiest classic motorcycle and a cafe bike for the real connoisseur.



  • 2011 Honda CBR 250 R | Preview Video

    2011 Honda CBR 250 R | Preview Video

    2011 Honda CBR250R

    The world of smaller-displacement sportbikes is going to change in 2011, as Honda releases its CBR 250 R stateside.

    The lightweight CBR250R sportbike features the attractive styling of its older brothers, but is aimed at new riders.



  • K-Tech Partners with Ferracci Ducati

    K-Tech Partners with Ferracci Ducati

    2011 AMA Daytona Sportbike

    Orient Express of Brentwood New York, the official U.S. importer and distributor of K-Tech Suspension components from the U.K., is pleased to announce continued support of Celtic/Fast By Ferracci Racing over the 2011 AMA Pro Racing Daytona Sportbike season.


  • Marc Coma & Team Prep for 2011 Dakar

    Marc Coma & Team Prep for 2011 Dakar

    2011 Dakar

    For the third consecutive year, the Dakar will go through Argentina and Chile, covering 9,500 kilometers, 5,000 of them timed.

    With this kind of challenge, the Repsol motorcycle Dakar team is making all last-minute preparations for the event set to start this Saturday, Jan. 1, and run until Jan. 16.


  • Carmichael Amateur SX Returns to Daytona

    Carmichael Amateur SX Returns to Daytona

    2011 Amateur Supercross

    The second-annual Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross Championship will take place on Sunday, March 6, at the Daytona International Speedway, following the Daytona Pro Supercross event, says MX Sports, producers of the AMA Amateur Motocross Championships.


  • DC Shoes Inks AMA Arenacross Deal

    DC Shoes Inks AMA Arenacross Deal

    2011 Arenacross

    The AMA Arenacross Series has a new sponsor going into 2011. The famed DC Shoes out of Huntington Beach, Calif., inked a 3-year deal as the official and exclusive footwear sponsor of the AMA Arenacross Series, which begins Jan. 8, 2011 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla.


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