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Bayliss Breaks Leg in Sacramento Mile Crash

Lead Photo by: AMA Pro Racing/Brian J Nelson Former World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss suffered a serious crash during a semi-final race for the Sacramento Mile. Bayliss was competing in his second AMA Flat Track race on a Lloyd Brothers Ducati racebike when he crashed into the air fence on Turn 3, suffering a fractured […]

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KTM RC 390 Cup Kicks Off With 27 Entries!

The inaugural 2015 KTM RC Cup took place this weekend at the historic 4.048 mile Road America racetrack in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin at the MotoAmerica Series event and featured an impressive 27 entries. Gage McAllister of Lincoln, California’s secured an early season lead by claiming a double victory in the five-event race series. The series, conducted on spec KTM RC 390 race bikes, is designed to […]

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TE Connectivity Produces Fully-Functional 3D-Printed Motorcycle

Swiss firm TE Connectivity (formerly Tyco Electronics Ltd.) has produced what it claims to be the world’s first fully-operational 3D-printed motorcycle. The motorcycle made its public debut last month in Long Beach, Calif., at Rapid 2015, a showcase of 3D printing technology. The claim itself is a bit misleading, as several key parts such as […]

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EPA Proposes Increased Biofuel Standards That May Harm Motorcycles

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its latest proposed Renewable Fuel Standard that would increase the levels of biofuels including higher-ethanol fuel blends such as E15. Under the proposed standard, renewable fuel levels would increase from 15.93 billion gallons set in 2014 to 17.40 billion gallons by 2016. While the 15% ethanol, 85% gasoline blend […]

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D|air Armor From Dainese

D|air Armor is an undergarment for racing suits, featuring an integrated D|air airbag. The undergarment’s back protector houses the entire protection system – electronics, gas generator, wiring, battery and GPS. The “open platform” airbag system utilizes the same technology used by all official Dainese riders, but will be available to all World Championship-level riders. D|air Armor is not yet […]

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AB51 To Formally Legalize Lane-Splitting

Like the Golden State Warriors, California motorcyclists are poised for a long-awaited, huge win. If all goes well, the passage of California Assembly Bill 51 will soon elevate lane-splitting from the legally tolerated purgatory in which it now exists to a bona fide state law. AB51 was introduced December 1, 2014 by Assemblymen Bill Quirk […]

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Vetter Fuel Economy Challenge At Vintage Motorcycle Days

On Sunday, July 12, motorcyclists will demonstrate the efficiency and functionality of their machines by competing in the Craig Vetter Fuel Economy Challenge during AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Vetter will compete in the challenge and invites all motorcyclists to join him in the 77-mile ride from the Mid-Ohio race track […]

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2015 Laconia Motorcycle Week

The 2015 Laconia Rally kicks off with the 9th annual Peter Makris Memorial Run on Saturday morning, June 13 with kickstands up at 11 AM for a State Police escorted, ‘feet-up’ ride around Lake Winnipesaukee, followed by an all-day party at the NASWA Resort. The other charity rides throughout the week include The Mae West Memorial […]

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