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Simon Andrews Dies in North West 200 Crash

Tue, 20 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700

British racer Simon Andrews succumbed to injuries suffered in a high-speed crash during 2014 North West 200 street race in Northern Ireland. The Penz13.com BMW racer passed away May 19 at the age of 29. “In such moments I have no words.

HeliBars Installation Service Will Be Half Price At The Americade Rally

Tue, 20 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700

HeliBars, one of the leaders in replacement motorcycle handlebars and riser systems, is pleased to announce that installation labor of its innovative, patented products will be just $100–half price–during the Americade rally, in Lake George, New York from June 2nd to 6th. Americade attendees will have their new HeliBars installed and custom-tailored during the rally by factory certified HeliBars installer, Sportline Power Products, in nearby Queensbury. The shop will have on hand a wide selection of Heli comfort kits, headlined by the just-released Luxury Sport Touring Horizon handlebars for Honda Goldwings and F6Bs.

Retro-Styled Dual Sport Revealed in Honda Patent Application

Thu, 15 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700

A newly-published patent application reveals Honda is working on a retro-styled dual sport. The application, filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, reveals a streetbike with round headlight and mirrors but with hand guards, wire spokes and a high-rising exhaust suggesting some off-road capability.

Honda Re-Signs Marc Marquez Through 2016 MotoGP Season

Wed, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Marc Marquez has signed a contract extension with Honda Racing Corporation that will see the reigning MotoGP champion stay with the manufacturer through the end of the 2016 season. “We are very satisfied to have reached an agreement to keep Marc in the team for a further two seasons,” says Shuhei Nakamoto, executive vice president of HRC. “Of course, as Honda, we wanted to keep Marc in our family, and he also wanted to stay with us so … it was natural to renew the contract even if it is very early in the season!

A Dizzying Lap Of Imola + Video

Wed, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Nilox, the action camera sponsor for World Superbike, makes it a point to film an on-board lap of each track on the calendar before each race weekend. A few weeks ago we brought you footage of Giuliano Rovelli lapping a Honda CBR1000RR SP around Assen. This week Rovelli is back, this time aboard a Kawasaki ZX-10R, giving us a rapid tour of Imola, the track made famous by the tragic passing of Formula 1 legend Ayrton Senna 20 years ago, and also by the legendary battle between Troy Bayliss and Colin Edwards in 2002 which decided the championship.

Continental Tire Rules The Vintage Racing Circuit

Thu, 08 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Continental’s Road Attack 2 Classic Race tires offer racers a modern high-performance tire in sizes suitable for classic machines. The Road Attack 2 Classic Race tires features contemporary components like high-performance compounds, radial construction, a multi-compound tread design, and other modern technologies not found in other tires designed for classic bikes. Proof of the tires’ performance is evidenced by victories around the world during the 2013 season.

Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free): A New E-book By Dain Gingerelli

Wed, 07 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Care to lap a race track alongside racing legends Kenny Roberts, Eddie Lawson, Bubba Shobert and other greats? Curious about what really takes place during a new-motorcycle test session? Want to know how those cool action photos you see in the magazines are created? All this and a whole lot more is within the digital pages of Dain Gingerelli’s new tome; Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free).

2014 AMA Supercross – Las Vegas Results

Mon, 05 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Ryan Villopoto capped off his fourth-consecutive AMA Supercross championship with an impressive victory at the season finale at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. The Monster Energy Kawasaki rider clinched the title at last week’s New Jersey round so he didn’t have to prove anything in Vegas. But he did, leading all 20 laps and winning by nearly 14 seconds.

2014 AMA Supercross Season Wrap-Up

Mon, 05 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700

With the AMA Supercross season now over, the American Motorcyclist Association congratulates the three riders who claimed AMA No. 1 plates during the 2014 AMA Supercross season — Ryan Villopoto, 450SX champion; Justin Bogle, 250SX East champion; and Jason Anderson, 250SX West champion. Ryan Villopoto, from Seattle, Wash., locked up his fourth straight AMA Supercross premier class title in the series’ penultimate round, clinching at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Arai Helmet Sponsoring Upcoming Superbike Shootout Race Weekends

Thu, 01 May 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Arai Helmet has thrown its proverbial hat in the ring by signing up to sponsor the next two events of the new GEICO Motorcycle Superbike Shootout Presented by Yamaha. In addition, Arai has been named the official helmet of the series. The Arai Pacific Nationals will be hosted by the AFM next weekend, May 3-4, at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California.