The 2011 World Supersport grid will feature riders from 16 different nationalities, but no Americans. There has always been a high-level of global interest in the series, and this year 29 World Supersport riders from various countries will compete at 12 rounds (WSS will not run at the US round of World Superbike at Miller Motorsports Park).
A recent survey carried out by the University of Strathclyde in cooperation with motorcycle accessories manufacturer Scottoiler analyzed the stereotype of motorcyclists amongst white-collar workers. In total over a hundred bikers from the US, UK and Germany took part in the survey.
Ultimate SBK Vacation
The HANNspree Superbike World Championship (WSBK) visits the US only once in 2010, over Memorial Day Weekend at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah. Now you can transform "the race of the year" into "your racing experience of a lifetime!"
The Ultimate MotorCycling Experience at the 2010 Miller World Superbike event will not only provide VIP guests with excellent accommodations and access at Miller Motorsports Park throughout the race weekend, but VIP guests will also get to:
Click video to see the new Honda NT700V. The 2010 NT700V, brought over from Europe, is the latest and maybe only true lightweight touring motorcycle in the US market. The V-twin looks to also serve double duty as the perfect choice as a motorcycle daily commuter.
In Powersports News this last month, Miller Motorsports Park has information about the best possible way to start the summer motorcycle season in 2010… The incredible 2.83 mile-long, 16 turn Tooele, UT track is hosting the sole US appearance of the HANNspree Superbike World Championship on Memorial Day Weekend, and they are giving fans two great ways to watch the races!
The SBK Grandstand Weekend ticket gets you a seat in the stands each day that allows you to see 90 percent of the course and a pit pass to go check out the coolest production-based hardware on the planet.
The 9th Annual V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati was deemed a success from all- exhibitors, press and most importantly the dealers. In 2010 the V-Twin Expo will celebrate its 10th Anniversary. Please mark your calendars to join the celebration February 6, 7 and 8th, 2010 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati.
The V-Twin Expo hosts over 370 exhibitors and thousands of v-twin dealers in Cincinnati. The V-Twin Expo remains the one show to attend for v-twin dealers.
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.
AMA Vintage Days
Click video to see more about AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days. The AMA motorcycling event is held at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio and is the premier US celebration of classic motorcycles and the riders who love them. It features off-road and track motorcycle racing, one of the world’s largest vintage motorcycle swap meets, bike shows and seminars dedicated the vintage motorcycling lifestyle. Check out these highlights from the 2009 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days..
Exclusive BMW Interview
Ultimate MotorCycling recently attended the world launch of BMW’s new 2010 S 1000 RR superbike at Circuit Portimao, Portugal [first riding impression coming soon with a full test in the next issue of the magazine] and had a chance to sit down with Pieter de Waal, Vice President, BMW Motorrad USA. Pieter is an avid motorcyclist and originally a native of South Africa.
Ducati North America is excited to announce the "No Sleep ‘Til Spring" finance promotion, an exciting offering to get motorcyclists on Ducatis without spending a cent until Spring 2010.
The new program offers an exciting opportunity: zero down, zero interest and zero payments until April 2010, enabling the new owner to ride care free until spring.
The program covers the following Ducati models:
>> 2009 Ducati Sport 1000 Biposto
>> 2009 Ducati Monster 1100 and 1100 S
>> 2010 Ducati Streetfighter and Streetfighter S
New 2010 Ducati Models
Finally unveiled, world preview of the new and eagerly anticipated 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200. Also new for 2010: new "Corse" livery for the 1198, two new 2010 Ducati Hypermotard 1000EVO models and technical advances in the 2010 Ducati Monster family.