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AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days welcomes precision riding team

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that the Ride Like a Pro precision riding team will perform at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this July 24-26 as part of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.

"AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is known for one of the broadest schedules of motorcycling-related activities anywhere, from our massive swap meet to seminars to bike shows to vintage racing," said Tigra Tsujikawa, AMA special events manager.

Morbidelli V8

Morbidelli V8 | Motorcycle Feature

90-degree Longitudinal 32-valve Engine 

By any estimation, Giancarlo Morbidelli dreamed in epic proportions. A self-made businessman with a passion for motorcycles, he used his entrepreneurial spoils to finance a race team and achieved impressive results: His race bikes won three consecutive 125cc world titles in the mid-1970s, a coveted 250cc title in 1977, and another 125cc championship the following year.

Jorge Lorenzo MotoGP | Exclusive

Lorenzo Interview

Jorge Lorenzo, one of MotoGP's most exciting racers, stopped in at the D-Store in San Francisco prior to the 2009 Laguna Seca motorcycle race. Thanks to his Dainese sponsors we had a chance to grab an exclusive interview with the young Yahama Factory MotoGP racer.

2010 Ducati 848 Nicky Hayden | Video Interview

Stars and Stripes

Click video to see Nicky Hayden discuss his new 2010 Ducati Limited Edition 848 at the behind the scenes photoshoot prior to the Laguna Seca race.

Rossi wins Yahama Champions Superkarts exhibition

MotoGP World Championship leader Valentino Rossi made an early foray onto the Laguna Seca tarmac today, taking part in a Superkart exhibition alongside fellow Yamaha legends Kenny Roberts, Eddie Lawson and Wayne Rainey. The foursome made four laps in Superkarts powered by a specially-prepared Yamaha TZ 250 engines, which lap the 3.601km California circuit just a couple of seconds slower than the MotoGP bikes.

The Italian and the three Americans hold an impressive 18 Grand Prix World Championship titles between them, including three each for Yamaha.

Art weets motorcycles for Charity in Los Angeles

A display of fine art, inspired by passion's urgency, themed through the medium of motorcycling, and realized on the objects of road racing culture (a motorcycle, helmets and apparel), opens to the public noon, Sunday, July 12, at the SURU Gallery in Los Angeles, California.

The show, entitled Celeritas (Latin for Speed, like in accelerate.), features helmets, apparel, and a 2009 Suzuki Hayabusa, each painted by one of 14 trend-setting fine artist, helmet artist Troy Lee, musician/artist Joe Hahn, and welder/biker-cum-risk-taker Jesse James.

Exclusive Supercross tickets available to Cross Club

Feld Motor Sports announced today that Cross Club members will once again have the exclusive opportunity to purchase tickets to the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, for two days prior to the July 29 public national on-sale. The exclusive Cross Club on-sale will take place July 27-28.

ATV Safety Institute announces youth online safety courses

The ATV Safety Institute has unveiled a suite of free interactive online safety courses on its website to enhance the total learning experience for all-terrain vehicle enthusiasts so that they can enjoy safe, fun-filled riding experiences.

The ASI ATV Safety Online courses are custom designed for each specific adult, teen (12-15 years old) and youth (6-11 years old) audience. The adult e-course also includes tips and advice for parents and guardians to coach and supervise youth throughout their ongoing learning process.

Ultimate Motorcycling Ducati 1098 Special - left profile

Ultimate Motorcycling Ducati 1098 Special Custom Motorcycle

Ultimate MotorCycling Special

Maybe you're too young. Or perhaps you are not intimately acquainted with automotive racing history. Whatever the reason, if dark and light blue stripes with red fail to make your heart go pitter-patter, you might miss the inspiration for the Ultimate MotorCycling Ducati 1098 Special.

2009 Ride to Work Day | Video

Ride to Work

Click video to learn more about the 2009 Ride to Work Day. On June 15, 2009, the Motorcycle Industry Council celebrated the 18th annual Ride To Work Day by hosting a rally at its Irvine, California office. Motorcyclists describe why they prefer commuting to work by motorcycle.

Why do you ride to work? Tell us in a video response!

Palmgren to join AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that National-winning dirt-track racer and successful tuner Chuck Palmgren is the next member of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2009. Palmgren -- who won multiple Mile events as a racer and earned a reputation as one of racing's leading tuners later in his career -- will be among the motorcycling heroes honored at the 2009 induction ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas this Dec.

Pajama Band joins LA Calendar Motorcycle Show

In a never ending quest to provide wholesome family entertainment, promoting quality artistic expression and enhancing the cultural experience and education of it's visitors, the 18th annual LA Calendar Motorcycle Show Weekend is excited to announce the addition of Pajama Band to the performance lineup of its 2-Day Calendar Girl Music Festival.

2nd Annual H.O.G. Million Mile Monday | Video

Monday June 29th

Click video to learn about the first H.O.G. Million Mile Monday in 2008. This year's event is on Monday, June 29th. The 2009 goal? 5,000,000 miles. There is nothing to sign-up for, just ride - ride to work, at lunch, around the block, or even take the whole day off to ride.

Yamaha Champions Riding School off to fast start

The inaugural Yamaha Champions Riding School at Miller Motorsports Park concluded Thursday afternoon, June 4. The graduates of the school's first class were greatly improved and more confident riders than when they arrived Wednesday morning.

"These past two days have made such a difference in my riding," said first-time student Doug Thayer. "I have been to riding schools, had one-on-one days with instructors and read a lot of information about riding, but these guys made it easier to understand and put to use.

2010 MotoCzysz | Electric Race Motorcycle

The Future of Motorcycling is Now

The charismatic Michael Czysz, creator of the gorgeous MotoCzysz C1 American MotoGP motorcycle contender regrettably never realized his dream of competing at the highest level of motorcycle racing.

However the C1's legacy is some 20 or so motorcycle patents that came from both the radical rolling chassis and the ground-breaking engine, effectively turning Moto Czysz into an intellectual property rights company.