Vespa Saint Laurent X Announced

Vespa goes extra fashionable with new collectible scooter

Vespa’s Primavera 125 is already an attractive scooter, but if you’re a hardcore fashionista, there’s now a high-end version entering production in a collaboration with a Parisian style house. The Saint Laurent X Vespa is currently on display in Paris at the Colette store, where shoppers can observe the bike’s matt black paint, special badging […]

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Yamaha Announces Supersport Team And YZF-R3 Support Program For MotoAmerica Championship

Yamaha has announced plans for its Supersport team and its support program for the 2018 MotoAmerica racing season. JD Beach, the 2015 Supersport champ, will continue aboard the Monster Energy/Yamaha Extended Service (Y.E.S.)/Graves/Yamaha Supersport team, while his 2017 teammate, Garrett Gerloff, has moved up to Yamaha’s Superbike squad. A replacement Supersport rider hasn’t been announced. […]

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KTM Announces 2018 U.S. Supercross Team

KTM today announced its factory-sponsored riders for the 2018 season of AMA Supercross. Joining the reigning SX champ, Marvin Musquin, on the 450cc Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team squad will be Broc Tickle, the 250 SX West champion from 2011 who has also previously scored podiums in both the Supercross and Pro Motocross series […]

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Adventure Motorcyclist Travel Book: Journey to the End of the World

Beautiful pics from former MO staffer Fonzie

If you’ve been reading MO for more than a couple of years, you’ll fondly remember our former coworker Alfonse Palaima. Fonzie left us to pursue a freelance career, and his latest publishing project is this lushly illustrated book that chronicles an 11,000-mile journey along the vertical length of South America from Colombia to Argentina, culminating […]

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Pirelli Test Riders Climb To More Than 17,000 Ft.

Here’s a fun way for a tire company to create an interesting press release: Send out your test riders to India’s Himalayan mountain range to take on the 17,582-foot Khardung La Pass mountain pass, one of the highest in the world. It doesn’t hurt when one of your riders is Salvo Pennisi (pictured in the […]

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Camp At the Isle Of Man With Metzeler

I can tell you from personal experience that attending the epic Isle Of Man TT races is one of the most incredible motorcycle experiences you can be a part of. The entire island in the Irish Sea is dominated by motorbikes and moto fans, making these races around the 37.7-mile mile public-roads course unlike anything […]

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Jared Mees Wins American Flat Track Finale

The season-ending race of the American Flat Track series went down last weekend in Perris, California. Jared Mees, riding an Indian FTR750 put on a clinic by leading the race from the start and taking the win. Jeffrey Carver Jr. took the runner-up spot on a Harley XR750.  Roadracer JD Beach made a last-lap pass […]

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Travis Pastrana Lands First Barge-to-Barge Motorcycle Backflip

Action-sports icon Travis Pastrana accomplishes yet another world’s-first stunt on a motorcycle. He lands a backflip after jumping from one barge to another on the river Thames in London, England, a trick once attempted by Mike Metzger in 2006 that resulted in a fractured vertebra. Pastrana also pulled off a barge jump seven years ago […]

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