Articles Posted in the " Los Angeles " Category

  • Los Angeles: Supercross Returns Home

    Los Angeles: Supercross Returns Home

    LA Supercross

    The AMA Supercross returns to Los Angeles, for the first time since the SX series left the Coliseum, for the inaugural Monster Energy motorcycle racing event at Dodger Stadium.

    The term "Supercross" was coined as the event name for the first organized motocross race that was successfully held inside a stadium in the United States.


  • AMA Supercross: Stewart Grabs 3rd at A1

    AMA Supercross: Stewart Grabs 3rd at A1

    2011 AMA Supercross

    The 2011 AMA Supercross series (also an FIM World Championship) got underway in front of a capacity crowd at the Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Los Angeles, on Saturday with Yamaha LandM San Manuel rider James Stewart taking third position on his YZ450F.


  • Ducati Grid Girls Need Your Help!

    Ducati Grid Girls Need Your Help!

    Playboy Playmates

    FastDates.com Calendar Kittens and Playboy Playmates Jaime Edmonson (Miss January 2010) and Heather Rae Young (Miss February 2010) are in the running this month of January for the coveted title of Playmate of the Year.

    They need your voting support now to come out on top with the coveted Bunny title as well.


  • Dianna Dahlgren: New Miss Supercross

    Dianna Dahlgren: New Miss Supercross

    AMA Supercross

    With only four days left till the gate drops at Anaheim’s Angel Stadium for the highly anticipated 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season, Feld Motor Sports announced Tuesday that Dianna Dahlgren of Los Angeles, Calif., will fulfill the role of Miss Supercross throughout the 17-race season.


  • 2011 Supercross: Stewart Heads Yamaha

    2011 Supercross: Stewart Heads Yamaha

    2011 AMA Supercross

    When the 2011 AMA Supercross season kicks off in two weeks in Los Angeles, Yamaha will be seeking their 12th title in the premier SX class since the creation of the championship as an AMA sanctioned series in 1974 (when they were the inaugural champions thanks to Dutchman Pierre Karsmakers).


  • Zero Motorcycles at the Go Green Expo

    Zero Motorcycles at the Go Green Expo

    Zero Motorcycles will be displaying its all-electric 2009 Zero S supermoto at this weekend’s Go Green Expo in Los Angeles. Focused on showcasing the latest in green companies and their products, the Go Green Expo allows consumers to see environmentally friendly goods and services they can use in everyday life.

    Along with the zero emissions Zero S supermoto, the show will also feature panels and discussions that include actors and environmental activists Ed Begley, Jr. and Mariel Hemingway.


  • Stewart to Anaheim Supercross opener

    Stewart to Anaheim Supercross opener

    This weekend the sensational show that is the AMA Supercross/FIM Supercross World Championship gets underway at its spiritual home of the Angel Stadium, Anaheim in Los Angeles for its 37th edition. The first visit of three to the venue in the 17-race 2010 schedule will see defending champion James Stewart of the L and M Team wield the new Yamaha YZ450F into its maiden major international campaign.


  • 2009 Honda ST1300 ABS | Motorcycle Review

    2009 Honda ST1300 ABS | Motorcycle Review

    The Red Velvet Cupcake

    With a V4 that is as smooth as a premium red velvet cupcake from Jamaica’s Cakes in Los Angeles, the venerable 2009 Honda ST1300 returns for a seventh year (eight, if you’re counting in Euros), and it proves that a classic recipe remains tasty over time.



  • Radio Show: Electric Motorcycles and more

    Radio Show: Electric Motorcycles and more

    The economy is still struggling, gas prices are climbing and some experts say that the earth is warming because of fossil fuel usage. As motorcyclists, we’ve long understood that not hauling around 3000 pounds of useless (and empty) cage everywhere we go makes no sense. We see the benefits of this missing weight every time we swing a leg over a $12,000 motorcycle that accelerates faster, gets better fuel economy and takes up less space than any of those rolling barges that are using up our highway space.


  • Tuff Hook | Motorcycle Cargo Management

    Tuff Hook | Motorcycle Cargo Management

    Motorcycle Tie-Down

    As much as we prefer to ride our motorcycles to whatever destination we have in mind, it is certainly not a practical option for those of us who own race bikes and dirt bikes. Securing our bikes in the bed of a truck is always a challenge, particularly when two motorcycles are involved.


  • Test ride an electric motorcycle

    Test ride an electric motorcycle

    Be one of the first to test ride the all-new fully electric motorcycle, the Zero S, this Sunday, October 18, 2009! Zero Motorcycles will be offering demo rides from 8am to 6pm at Hollywood Electrics. Electric motorcycle demos will be available by appointment only and begin at 8am every hour on the hour with refreshments offered all day.


  • AMA Women & Motorcycling Conference | Day 9

    AMA Women & Motorcycling Conference | Day 9

    Day 9 – Another Night in Colorado

    This morning we all felt melancholy as we said our goodbyes and packed up our stuff once again. Guzzi Alice and I had planned to ride to Aspen for lunch and then see how far we could get before supper. Instead, we realized we had way too much writing to do (we are both covering the event) and spending the day playing in the mountains would not help us accomplish that.


  • Alpinestars: 1st “back to school” parking lot sale

    Alpinestars: 1st “back to school” parking lot sale

    Southern California motorcyclists take note. The word on the street is that Alpinestars will be holding a 1st Annual “Back to School” parking lot sale on Saturday, August 15th. So if you live in Southern California, and are in the market for some new motorcycle apparel, we understand there will be some great items included in the sale.


  • The dangers of cell phone use while driving

    The dangers of cell phone use while driving

    Tony Anschutz is on a mission to save lives. On August 17 Tony will begin a solo, two-month, 16,000-mile motorcycle adventure to raise awareness about the dangers of cell phone use while driving – a behavior that causes 636,000 crashes and 2,600 deaths annually. Tony’s "Ride the Americas" trip will take him through North American crossroads and big cities, where he will stop to meet people and advance the National Safety Council’s call for a nationwide ban on cell phone use while driving.

    For Tony, the mission is personal.


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