Building a Bobber? Check out these very cool, nostalgic "old school" style Bobbed fenders. Manufactured right here in the US of A by Paughco, they reflect the company’s tradition for precision fit and superior quality.
Paughco Bobbed Front Fenders are specially designed for use with Paughco and early OEM springers with brackets repositioned for correct clearance and Bobbed look. Bobber Rear Fenders come pre-cut with that early style rounded design for an unmistakable Bobbed appearance.
Alpinestars have just released the Scout, ($279.95); a tall, all season, multi-purpose riding boot that’s suitable for both dual-sport touring bikes or sportbikes.
Constructed with full-grain leather and bonded with a waterproof membrane, the Scout is a fully watertight boot. Coupled with that, the stitched sole has been engineered for exceptional grip on slippery surfaces.
MV Agusta’s Future
With the recent announcement that Harley-Davidson is folding Buell, it would be easy to slip past the news that Harley-Davidson also wants to divest itself of MV Agusta too. It’s interesting that Buell was not considered a saleable asset, yet MV Agusta is.
Zero Motorcycles today announced that it is the first and only electric motorcycle company to achieve three major milestones. They have passed both the US and Canadian safety standards and attained a ‘Certificate of Conformity’ from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As a result, buyers of the Zero S and Zero DS can now benefit from major government incentives. They can also feel confident in the motorcycles’ superior engineering and environmental benefits.
First run in 1916, Pikes Peak is the second oldest motorsports race in the US, behind the Indy 500. July 19th 2009 marked the 87th running of the "Race to the Clouds".
Greg Tracy blasted up the 2009 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to take the win in the 1200cc class onboard his Touratech equipped BMW HP2. Greg handily beat the competition covering the 12.42 mile course in 12:29 with an average speed of 59.7 MPH.
Dainese, the premium motorcycle apparel manufacturer, is introducing a national summer holiday sale in August 2009.
For the first time in the US, the traditional Italian Holiday period is celebrated with a clearance sale on all discontinued items from the previous collection.
The sale starts August 1, 2009 at all authorized Dainese dealers for the entire month.
BMW Motorrad USA has announced that the long-awaited S 1000 RR sport bike – expected to arrive in U.S. dealerships in December — will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $13,800. A Pre-Sale Program is currently under way through December 31, 2009 to ensure that interested customers can secure themselves a place in line when the bike arrives in US dealerships in early 2010.
The Fiat Yamaha Team arrives in the United States this week in stunning form with Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo lying first and second in the championship, separated by just five points. Rossi, who clinched his 100th career victory in Assen on Sunday, has three wins to his name so far and Lorenzo has two, while both riders have finished on the podium in six out of seven races this season to leave Fiat Yamaha leading the Teams’ standings and Yamaha the Manufacturers’.
AGV Sports Group, Inc., one of the oldest-owned and operated apparel companies in the motorcycle industry, is announcing that a long term and exclusive licensing agreement has been signed with El Cajon based Motonation. AGV Sport and Motonation believe that this strategic alliance and partnership will benefit both companies and allow for rapid development of new products for the US market.
AGV Sport believed strongly that Motonation was the right choice for the future of this historic brand and to extend its 25 year commitment to producing technically superior products.
The 2009 season has kicked-off in a glorious way for the Stiggy Racing Superbike squad in their debut year of World Superbike racing, with Leon Haslam taking an incredible third place on the rostrum in his maiden faring for the team at Phillip Island four months ago.
Fourteen races in, Haslam has achieved far more aboard his Stiggy Racing Honda than the team had anticipated at the start of the season, and established himself as the revelation of the series.
Zero Carbon Electric Motorcycles
The electric bikes competing in the TTXGP, the world’s first zero carbon eGrandPrix, have completed the race. In the BEST BUY PRO Class, UK/India-based team Agni with rider Rob Barber secured first place with a time of 25mins 53secs and an average speed of 87.434mph. In the OPEN class US based electric motorsport secured the win with rider Chris Heath secured first place with a time of 34mins 17secs and an average speed of 66.022 mph.
The previous 16 Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, races this season, set the stage for this weekend’s 17th and final event of the season at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium where the AMA Supercross class champion will be crowned tomorrow night. To preview tomorrow night’s race, reigning AMA Supercross class champion Chad Reed spoke at a pre-race press conference to discuss this epic championship and the controversy that surrounds it.
Current AMA Supercross class points leader James Stewart declined the opportunity to attend today’s press conference.
Prostate cancer strikes one of every six men. According to the National Cancer Society, almost 29,000 men, like Dan Fogelberg, die each year from prostate cancer in 2008, many because they simply did not know in time for effective treatment.
Prostate Cancer Awareness Project (PCaAP) President Robert Hess announced today that he personally will ride across the US and back by motorcycle to raise awareness of the critical importance of annual testing in reducing the annual prostate cancer death toll.
2009 AMA Sponsored Racers by Dainese and AGV USA.
Dainese and AGV USA introduce AMA Sponsored Racers competing in the 2009 season with the same gear that has followed Moto GP World Champion Valentino Rossi for all his career.
For 2009, Dainese and AGV USA based in Orange County, CA, have a line up that enhances the strong commitment that links the Italian apparel and helmet company to the motorcycle racing scene in the US.