Dunlop Launches Interactive Monthly Motorcycle Newsletter.
Dunlop Download is an innovative monthly newsletter that is available free of charge at www.dunlopmotorcycle.com. The January issue of the newsletter contains electronic reprints of magazine articles, a digital press kit featuring Dunlop's all-new Geomax line of motocross tires, photo galleries from the Supercross season and the Daytona Dunlop tire test, plus embedded videos featuring insight into Supercross racing and more.
In the custom motorcycle realm-renowned for heated verbal jousts and inflated egos-Roland Sands (the 33-year old former roadracing champion) quietly goes about his business, detouring from conventional thinking and cross-breeding contrasting genres of motorcycling in one wonderfully strange metallurgical two-wheel marriage after another.
Oakley Extends Partnership as MotoGP Sunglasses Supplier.
Thanks to an extension of their agreement with Dorna Sports, Oakley is pleased to announce that the brand will continue to be the official sunglasses supplier for the 2009 and 2010 MotoGP World Championship seasons.
Victory Motorcycles supports the 2nd annual Broc Glover's Breathe Easy Ride Against Cystic Fibrosis.
Many motorcycle industry celebrities and racing heroes will travel in style aboard new Victory Motorcycles as part of Broc Glover's Breathe Easy Ride starting in Temecula, California on March 29th, 2009. The ride raises both awareness and funds to help find a cure for cystic fibrosis (CF) a life-shortening ailment described as the most lethal of genetic diseases.
Once again in 2009, the Ducati Riding Experience offers prestigious Ducati riding courses to all dedicated motorcycle fans. Participants can improve their riding technique or perhaps ride a motorcycle for the very first time with courses taking place at important international racetracks and instruction provided by a team of professional riders and highly qualified experts.
It is not ready for the United States yet, but the all-new 2009 BMW S 1000 RR motorcycle, destined for World SuperBike, is rolling off the assembly line in Germany.
New Training Facility.
TCX Boots, premium on- and off-road motorcycle footwear imported from Italy by Helmet House, is sponsoring MotoVentures, a premier dirt-oriented touring, adventure, and training company based in Southern California.
Off-Road Racer, Supercrosser.
One might not expect a supercross-based bike to make a great woods machine, but KTM has pulled that trick off with the 250 XC-F. Utilizing KTM’s outstanding SX-F chassis and DOHC, 4-valve, e-start motor, the XC-F works as both a single-track race bike, as well as a high-end trail bike.
Max Biaggi Comments.
Every once in a while, we wait with anticipation for the arrival of a new motorcycle that exceeds our performance and design expectations. Something exotic that blankets you with intoxicating looks; something new that fills the air with a slightly different reverberating sound. So we wait patiently for information on the new Aprilia RSV4 Factory that is poised to enter World Superbike in 2009, and apparently also released to the public in the near future (2010?).
Click video to see Yamaha insiders explain the all-new 2009 Yamaha YZF-R1. Many of the advanced features of the new R1 have been derived from MotoGP racing technology.
Just released from AGV (now part of Dainese) is the latest Valentino Rossi-replica helmet. The helmet that Rossi helped design includes his iconic sun and moon graphics on AGV's latest and most technologically advanced racing helmet.
It was Count Domenico Agusta's obsessive policy to keep the secrets of his racing machines well hidden; many bikes suffered the ignominy of destruction, while others were interred beneath his airstrip's runway.
Although not intended to cover motorcycle racing as broadly as the iconic ‘On Any Sunday’, ‘Faster’ and ‘The Doctor, The Tornado & The Kentucky Kid’ (DTK) DVDs certainly appeal to the dedicated MotoGP race fan and interested onlooker.
Michael Toschi, designer of high-end leather apparel and footwear, just happens to have 11 years of motorcycle racing experience under his belt.
Monster Motorcycle Contest
The arrival of the new Monster 1100 S is finally here. And as part of National Premier week, from January 9th through Janury 16th, a select number of dealers have been lured by Ducati into customizing a Monster for a national contest.