Jason Pridmore officially returned to the Michael Jordan Motorsports (MJM) family during Round 1 of the AMA Pro Racing Superbike Series at Daytona International Speedway. In conjunction with Jason Pridmore's Star Motorcycle School and the National Guard, Pridmore will be providing exclusive on-track experiences for members of the media and other select guests at each round of the AMA Pro Racing Superbike Series with the National Guard Jordan Suzuki Racing Experience.
Recording artist and NHRA spokes-singer Krista Marie has connected with Harley-Davidson motorcycles and Screamin' Eagle racing in support of Harley-Davidson's efforts to encourage women to ride.
Krista will be riding her 2009 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle when she participates in International Female Ride Day on May 1 in Milwaukee.
Allstate announced it is partnering with Dave Perewitz, one of the top bike builders in the country and an icon in the motorcycle industry, for its 2009 Mobile Garage Tour. Perewitz will hit the kickstand and join Allstate at select motorcycle rallies throughout 2009 to talk bike with his fellow cyclists and discuss the best ways to help keep riders and their bikes protected.
The California Motorcyclist Safety Program (CMSP) has launched a significantly enhanced version of its website, www.ca-msp.org. The CMSP is a motorcyclist-funded, state-operated program administered by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) under contract with the California Highway Patrol (CHP).
At the Mugello 2008 Grand Prix race, Valentino wore a helmet that left everyone on hand speechless.
Some of the biggest stars of Supercross and leaders in the powersports industry are calling for action in two new videos targeting the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act that has banned the sale of youth-model motorcycles and ATVs.
"I understand what they're trying to do, but they're doing it in the wrong way," said Supercross and motocross champion James Stewart. "It's not saving anyone, it's hurting everyone."
Having surrendered the AMA 600cc Supersport title in 2008, Kawasaki is clearly anxious to get it back. The previous Ninja iteration was a good machine, but the all-new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R is in a different league altogether, as we found out at Autopolis--Kawasaki's spectacular racetrack just outside Kumamoto, Japan.
When handed the keys to the 2009 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R, (aka ZX600R9F, as it's called in the lab), a sudden inspiration to take risks beyond my comfort level stirred within. Upon first glance, this bike immediately satiated my cravings for something stylish and fresh.
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The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) today announced its recognition of the Kevin Schwantz School, making it the first outside training curriculum to receive this distinction by the MSF. Founded by 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz in 2001, the school has recently relocated to the Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.
The MMI/Jeremy McGrath Scholarship was designed for individuals who have a passion for working on motorcycles to submit an application and two-minute DVD expressing why they should receive the scholarship. This is the first year that three individuals will share $20,000 to apply to their program of choice at MMI campuses in Phoenix, Ariz.
1. Get Trained and Licensed - Take an MSF RiderCourse and get licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Visit www.msf-usa.org or call (800) 446-9227.
In addition to the designation, H.R. 269 highlights several safety measures for motorcyclists, including the voluntary use of helmets and other protective gear, avoiding riding while under the influence of alcohol, and getting proper training and licensing before operating a motorcycle on public roads.