Master Bike Builders
The International Master Bike Builders Association announces the formation of the newest regional Division, IMBBA USA.
The USA division will be managed by IMBBA board member and Master Judge Freddie Arnold who will oversee membership and bike show management / judging in the United States.
H-D Military Motorcycles
In 1916, the United States was embroiled in a conflict with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. A series of skirmishes left U.S. Army troops, under the leadership of General "Black Jack" Pershing, chasing Villa and his men along the U.S.-Mexican border.
1887 to 2010
Triumph Motorcycles is the British motorcycle marquee that produces a wide range of sport, cruiser and touring motorcycles that are all designed to provide outstanding motorcycling experiences.
First established in 1902 and now located in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England, Triumph has set the pace with many historical motorcycles.
About half of all motorcycle crashes in the United States involve another motor vehicle. In many cases, the driver of the other vehicle never saw the motorcycle rider-or didn’t see him or her until it was too late. However, in a multi-vehicle crash, both drivers share responsibility.
Motorcycle Pass Transponder Holder is an innovative new product created by a motorcyclist with toll way safety in mind. Motorcycle Pass easily and securely attaches with one-bolt mounting to any handle bar or windshield, keeping the transponder firmly in place and allowing the rider to focus on the road and surrounding traffic. It’s available in 3 metal finishes, seamlessly matching the look and feel of any bike.
Triumph Motorcycles has declared the company’s continued gains in market share and year-end increase in sales were a successful conclusion to a very challenging 2009, which also marked the 15th anniversary that Triumph returned to North America.
Triumph has consistently gained market share in the United States every year for the past five years according to the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC). The sustained growth makes Triumph one of the fastest growing motorcycle manufacturers in country and one of only two marques that never lost market share in that time period.
1190 RC8 Limited Editions
KTM North America unveiled the two newest street models, the 2010 KTM 1190 RC8 R IDM Red Bull and 2010 KTM 1190 RC8 R Akrapovic Limited Editions, at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show December 4-6 at the Long Beach Convention Center.
After receiving positive reviews from the media following the successful launch at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in November, KTM is proud to show the bikes to the public during the Southern California IMS Tour.
AXO Street Gear
AXO America is proud to introduce to the United States its new line of waterproof touring apparel. AXO is expanding its presence in the USA road motorcycle market and will now be offering two different options of highly innovative touring pants and jackets to coincide with the current release of the Q series line of boots.
AMA Pro Racing officials announced today the 2010 race schedule for the AMA Pro Superbike Championship that will see the series visit the foremost road courses in the United States. SPEED will once again serve as AMA Pro’s broadcast partner.
The 2010 Superbike schedule will feature the two premier classes competing in nine confirmed events in key markets across the country. Negotiations are ongoing for a 10th race. Those details will be released in the near future.
For the second consecutive year, TEC-Cycles in Riverside is the title sponsor of the TEC-Cycles.com Southern California Trials Association Championship Series. One of the best attended observed trials series in the United States, events are held from just north of the Mexican border to the Sierra Nevada Mountains above Bakersfield, California.
On Friday, 32 female breast cancer survivors from the United States, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada and Australia, departed Marina De Rey on a 900-mile, 9-day motorcycle journey up the famed Pacific Coast Highway to prove that breast cancer can’t defeat the human spirit. Dubbed Amazon Heart Thunder, the fifth anniversary of the ride also challenges the participants to raise funds for breast cancer charities and as of today, they’ve raised $63,000.
All across the Country, events are being held in October as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Join us for this inspiring Color Tour to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about the disease, and to help raise money for research. To date this event has helped raise nearly $9,000 for Breast Cancer Research.
When: October 3, 2009
Where: First Kicks Cycle Works, 260 East Main Street, Kingsley Michigan
Time: Registration 11:00 Ride Starts 1:00 PM
John Hopkins suffered a severe head trauma when he came down in a horrific way on the opening lap of the first superbike race at the Nurburgring. Initial scans in the local hospital showed no serious injuries, but further examination in the United States revealed that John had suffered a severe head trauma, as well as wrist, shoulder and hip injuries.
John Hopkins has successfully undergone surgery in the United States, but will be forced out of action for at least eight weeks, which brings a premature end to the unfortunate American’s first season in the World Superbike Championship.
Baja 500 Winnner
Fresh off a win in the Baja 500 and FIM World Enduro podium finishes, Beta is taking things to the next level for 2010 with engines designed and built in-house, bolted into an all-new chassis.
More technical details and other information about the revamped 2010 Beta RR model lineup will be released in the coming weeks when American Beta launches a major update of its website, AmericanBeta.com. These next-generation Betas are scheduled to hit showroom floors in December.