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Luis Fonsi x Alex Vega Custom Slingshot – Video

March 30, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Luis Fonsi x Alex Vega Custom Slingshot – Video

When you think of Miami what comes to mind? Exotic cars, beaches, and a great nightlife. Luis Fonsi, singer/songwriter best known for his 2017 hit song “Despacito”, calls it home. He recently set out on […]

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AMA Pro Flat Track Rookie Class of ’79 and Friends To Raffle 2018 Indian Scout Bobber to Raise Money to Aid and Support Injured Flat Track Racers

March 30, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on AMA Pro Flat Track Rookie Class of ’79 and Friends To Raffle 2018 Indian Scout Bobber to Raise Money to Aid and Support Injured Flat Track Racers

SPRINGFIELD, IL (March 28, 2018) – AMA Pro Flat Track Rookie Class of ’79 and Friends, a non-profit charity created to aid injured flat track racers, today announced the raffle of a 2018 Indian Scout […]

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Touching Base With Tristan Charboneau

March 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Touching Base With Tristan Charboneau

Considering America is a hotbed of motocross, it is surprising that not many Americans make the journey over to Europe to test their skills against the best in the world. It has been more than […]

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SUZUKI AND YOSHIMURA CELEBRATE 40-YEARS TOGETHER

March 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI AND YOSHIMURA CELEBRATE 40-YEARS TOGETHER

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 27. The 2018 racing season will not only see Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Racing team back on track to defend its MotoAmerica Superbike Championship, it also marks the 40th anniversary […]

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Febvre Tied For Third in Spain

March 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Febvre Tied For Third in Spain

In front of an extremely energetic Spanish crowd at the Red Sand MX track, located in the region of Valencia, Spain, round three of the MXGP World Championship saw Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Romain […]

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Mahias Sets the Bar in Buriram on Friday

March 27, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mahias Sets the Bar in Buriram on Friday

GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team’s Lucas Mahias continued where he had left off in Phillip Island on Friday for Round 2 of the 2018 FIM Supersport World Championship in Buriram, Thailand. The reigning WorldSSP Champion […]

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2018 ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING ENDURO TEAM

March 27, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING ENDURO TEAM

Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to release imagery and video of the 2018 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team that will compete in the World Enduro Super Series, featuring official team riders Graham Jarvis, Colton Haaker, […]

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SUZUKI ECSTAR IN ACTION – QATAR MotoGP VIDEO

March 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ECSTAR IN ACTION – QATAR MotoGP VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 24. Join Team SUZUKI ECSTAR at the opening round of the 2018 MotoGP season at Losail International Circuit in Qatar on March 18th in this new production with on-track […]

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HILL OUT OF INDIANAPOLIS SUPERCROSS

March 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HILL OUT OF INDIANAPOLIS SUPERCROSS

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 24. Autotrader/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing’s Justin Hill will not be racing in the 250 East/ West Showdown at the AMA/ FIM World Supercross event at Lucas Oil Stadium […]

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Pata Yamaha Battle Back in Buriram Race 1

March 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Battle Back in Buriram Race 1

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team fought hard in the hot and humid conditions at the Chang International Circuit during Race 1 on Saturday for Round 2 of the 2018 Motul FIM Superbike World Championship […]

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Mahias: “The more relaxed I am, the faster I am!”

March 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mahias: “The more relaxed I am, the faster I am!”

GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team’s Lucas Mahias fulfilled a lifelong dream by being crowned the 2017 FIM Supersport World Champion under the floodlights in Qatar after a sensationally dramatic season finale. Determined not to rest […]

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BMW Motorrad rider equipment highlights for 2018

March 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Motorrad rider equipment highlights for 2018

Munich. Even a very long winter with icy temperatures can’t change one thing: the growing sense of anticipation as the 2018 motorcycling season gets closer and closer. Man and machine can hardly wait to get […]

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BMW Motorrad under new leadership

March 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Motorrad under new leadership

Munich. On 1 May 2018 Dr Markus Schramm will take over as director of BMW Motorrad. He will succeed Stephan Schaller, who left the BMW Group at the end of February 2018 to head up […]

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KYMCO Unveils ‘Ionex’ at Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2018

March 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on KYMCO Unveils ‘Ionex’ at Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2018

MUMBAI and TOKYO, March 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Launching a Game-Changing Electric Scooter Solution That Eliminates All Barriers to Go Green KYMCO unveils Ionex at Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2018, marking the beginning of a new […]

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KYMCO Launches Noodoe Navigation at Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2018

March 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on KYMCO Launches Noodoe Navigation at Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2018

Pioneering a Rider-Centric Approach in Navigation, Noodoe Navigation Allows the Riders to Focus on the RoadTOKYO, March 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — At Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2018, KYMCO launches Noodoe Navigation, a revolutionary navigation experience designed […]

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New BMW Motorrad BoxerCup starts in 2018

March 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New BMW Motorrad BoxerCup starts in 2018

Munich. From 2001 to 2004, the international BMW Motorrad BoxerCup thrilled spectators at the MotoGPTM, the Superbike World Championship & ca. Now, BMW Motorrad is bringing the Boxer engine back to motorsport. The new BMW […]

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Yamaha Riders Set for a Sunny Spanish Grand Prix

March 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha Riders Set for a Sunny Spanish Grand Prix

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Team‘s Romain Febvre and Jeremy Van Horebeek, and Wilvo Yamaha Official MXGP‘s Jeremy Seewer and Shaun Simpson, are ready to tackle new horizons with the third round of the 2018 […]

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DOUBLE PODIUM FOR WATERS & SUZUKI AT GOULBURN SBK

March 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on DOUBLE PODIUM FOR WATERS & SUZUKI AT GOULBURN SBK

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 19. Josh Waters – GSX-R1000 – 3rd-3rd Markus Chiodo – GSX-R1000 – DNF-18th Defending Australian Superbike Champion Josh Waters scored a double podium position aboard his Team Suzuki ECSTAR […]

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SUZUKI GSX-R1000 WINS NEW ZEALAND SBK CHAMPIONSHIP

March 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI GSX-R1000 WINS NEW ZEALAND SBK CHAMPIONSHIP

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 19. Sloan Frost – GSX-R1000 – 1st overall Daniel Mettam – GSX-R1000 – 3rd overall Sloan Frost clinched the 2018 New Zealand Superbike Championship aboard his Suzuki GSX-R1000 after […]

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Rossi’s Persistence Delivers Podium Result in Doha

March 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rossi’s Persistence Delivers Podium Result in Doha

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi landed his first podium finish of the 2018 MotoGP season with a strong third place at the Losail International Circuit. Maverick Viñales also battled for all he was worth and […]

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GAUTIER PAULIN ON THE PODIUM AT MXGP OF EUROPE

March 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GAUTIER PAULIN ON THE PODIUM AT MXGP OF EUROPE

Making the most of a tough round two of the 2018 Motocross World Championship at the iconic sandy track of Valkenswaard, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Gautier Paulin secured third overall in the MXGP class. […]

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SECOND ROW FOR ALEX RINS IN QATAR QUALIFYING

March 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SECOND ROW FOR ALEX RINS IN QATAR QUALIFYING

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 17. Alex Rins: 6th – 1:54.339 (+ 0.659) Andrea Iannone: 11th – 1:54.619 (+ 0.939) • Tricky conditions in early sessions • Alex Rins on second row for tomorrow’s […]

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SHINING START FOR SUZUKI ECSTAR ON DAY 1 IN QATAR

March 17, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SHINING START FOR SUZUKI ECSTAR ON DAY 1 IN QATAR

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 16. Alex Rins: 3rd – 1:54.458 (+ 0.097) Andrea Iannone: 5th – 1:55.816 (+ 0.480) • Alex Rins battling for top spot throughout FP2. • Andrea Iannone consistently quick […]

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SUZUKI READY FOR AUSTRALIAN SBK 2ND ROUND

March 17, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI READY FOR AUSTRALIAN SBK 2ND ROUND

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 15. The 2018 Australian Superbike Championship heads to Goulburn, New South Wales this weekend with defending ASBK Champion Josh Waters and newcomer Markus Chiodo aboard the Suzuki ECSTAR GSX-R1000 […]

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JACK DANIEL’S INDIAN SCOUT BOBBER SELLS OUT IN 10 MINS

March 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on JACK DANIEL’S INDIAN SCOUT BOBBER SELLS OUT IN 10 MINS

MINNEAPOLIS (March 14, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle and Jack Daniel’s, along with Klock Werks Kustom Cycles, announced the 2018 Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Scout Bobber reached pre-order capacity. Indian Motorcycle dealers began accepting orders […]

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Yamaha and Rossi Confirm Two-Year Contract Extension

March 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha and Rossi Confirm Two-Year Contract Extension

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. is delighted to announce that it will continue its strong relationship with nine-time World Champion and living MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi, having signed a new two-year agreement. Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. […]

Total Motorcycle Employs Artificial Intelligence

Total Motorcycle Employs Artificial Intelligence

March 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle Employs Artificial Intelligence

With the addition of Artificial Intelligence, Total Motorcycle is now (most likely) the most advanced motorcycle site in the world. Over the past 8 months TMW has evolved significantly. Full device responsiveness, latest WordPress templates, […]

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2018 DAYTONA TT Preview

March 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 DAYTONA TT Preview

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 13, 2018) – Following months of build-up, the 2018 American Flat Track season opener is at last just days away with the impending arrival of Thursday, March 15’s Bigger, Better, and […]

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TOP 6 FOR PEICK AND PETERS AT DAYTONA SX

March 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TOP 6 FOR PEICK AND PETERS AT DAYTONA SX

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 12. Weston Peick – 450 Class – 6th Kyle Peters – 250 Class – 6th Malcolm Stewart – 450 Class – 16th Jimmy Decotis – 250 Class – 21st […]

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HUSQVARNA VITPILEN AND SVARTPILEN MODELS NOW AVAILABLE

March 12, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HUSQVARNA VITPILEN AND SVARTPILEN MODELS NOW AVAILABLE

WHILE THE SOPHISTICATED VITPILEN 401 & SVARTPILEN 401 ARE ALREADY AVAILABLE AT EUROPEAN DEALER FLOORS, THE PROGRESSIVE VITPILEN 701 WILL ARRIVE BY THE END OF MARCH Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to announce the availability of […]

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AUTOTRADER YOSHIMURA SUZUKI 6th – DECOTIS UPDATE

March 12, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on AUTOTRADER YOSHIMURA SUZUKI 6th – DECOTIS UPDATE

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 11. Autotrader/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing riders Weston Peick and Kyle Peters both put in solid sixth-placed finishes in yesterday’s AMA/ FIM Daytona Supercross in Florida in the 450 […]

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Team MotoX Racing Unveil 2018 WorldSSP300 Team

March 12, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Team MotoX Racing Unveil 2018 WorldSSP300 Team

Team MotoX Racing officially launched their 2018 FIM Supersport 300 World Championship campaign by unveiling the rider that will spearhead their title challenge onboard the Yamaha YZF-R3 in the highly competitive class at the Moto […]

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Yamaha bLU cRU Champion JD Beach Set to Race DAYTONA TT

March 12, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha bLU cRU Champion JD Beach Set to Race DAYTONA TT

Philpot, Ky. (March 9, 2018) – Donning his steel shoe and throwing his leg over the #95 G&G Racing/Rickdiculous/Team95/Yamaha FZ-07 flat tracker, 2015 MotoAmerica Supersport Champion JD Beach will compete in the AFT Twins presented […]

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TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR QATAR MotoGP TEST VIDEO

March 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR QATAR MotoGP TEST VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 9. Suzuki Motor Corporation has today released a new video following three positive days of testing with Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins at Losail International Circuit, Qatar earlier this […]

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Rekluse Returns as Official Clutch of American Flat Track

March 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rekluse Returns as Official Clutch of American Flat Track

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 8, 2018) – American Flat Track and Rekluse have reached an agreement expanding their existing partnership for the 2018 season, naming Rekluse – the industry leader in clutch performance technology – […]

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Harley-Davidson Enters Second Year as Official Motorcycle of AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines

March 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Harley-Davidson Enters Second Year as Official Motorcycle of AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 8, 2018) – American Flat Track and Harley-Davidson® Motor Company are excited to announce details of their 2018 sponsorship and enhancements to their coordinated marketing efforts. Through the strategic alliance, the companies […]

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Indian Motorcycle Names Ola Stenegard Director of Product Design

March 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Indian Motorcycle Names Ola Stenegard Director of Product Design

MINNEAPOLIS, (March 8, 2018) – Indian Motorcycle Company today announced the hiring of motorcycle industry design veteran Ola Stenegard as its Director of Product Design. Stenegard brings Indian nearly two decades of product-design experience, a life-long passion […]

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Custom Motorcycles Hit the Road as J&P Cycles’ 2018 Mobile Tour Rolls into Daytona Beach

March 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Custom Motorcycles Hit the Road as J&P Cycles’ 2018 Mobile Tour Rolls into Daytona Beach

The motorcycle customization experience will make stops at the Iowa Rally and Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary celebration. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — J&P Cycles, the world’s largest retailer of motorcycle parts and accessories, announced […]

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Revival Cycles Presents The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

March 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Revival Cycles Presents The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show is coming back to Austin on April 20-22. See original artwork, one-of-a-kind handbuilt machines and custom rides—including BMW Motorrad bikes—from the best builders and craftsmen in the business. You may get […]

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SUZUKI 1-2-3 IN NEW ZEALAND SUPERBIKES

March 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI 1-2-3 IN NEW ZEALAND SUPERBIKES

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 6. Scott Moir – GSX-R1000 – 1st Sloan Frost – GSX-R1000 – 2nd Daniel Mettam – GSX-R1000 – 3rd Suzuki GSX-R1000 machines dominated the third round of the New […]

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Pure&Crafted presented by BMW Motorrad 2018: On the road

March 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pure&Crafted presented by BMW Motorrad 2018: On the road

After three successful and sold-out Berlin summer weekends, the Pure&Crafted Festival is taking a creative break in 2018. With the support of BMW Motorrad, the Pure&Crafted family is pursuing new international paths instead to seek […]

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THOMAS KJER-OLSEN SECURES RUNNER-UP RESULT IN ARGENTINA

March 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on THOMAS KJER-OLSEN SECURES RUNNER-UP RESULT IN ARGENTINA

Putting in two committed performances at the Neuquén track in Argentina, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Thomas Kjer-Olsen has started the 2018 FIM Motocross World Championship with a solid runner-up overall result in the highly-competitive […]

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Testing Continues for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP in Qatar

March 2, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Testing Continues for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP in Qatar

Today the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team completed the second of the three test days at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar. Riders Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi continued to prepare for the 2018 racing season […]

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IANNONE LEADS SECOND DAY IN QATAR, RINS IN TOP 5

March 2, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on IANNONE LEADS SECOND DAY IN QATAR, RINS IN TOP 5

Team Suzuki Press Office – March 2nd. Andrea Iannone: 1st – 1:54.586 Alex Rins: 5th – 1:54.967 (+ 0.381) • Blistering pace from Andrea Iannone at the top. • Consistency and confidence continues for Alex […]

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Movistar Yamaha Get Testing Underway in Qatar

March 2, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha Get Testing Underway in Qatar

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi completed the first day of pre-season testing at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar this evening, finishing in first and seventh place respectively. Viñales was the first […]

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Motocross may not be an appropriate sport for all participants

March 2, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Motocross may not be an appropriate sport for all participants

New article highlights common motocross injuries and important safety measures ROSEMONT, Ill., March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Motocross is a popular sport involving racers on motorized bikes traveling over rough natural or simulated terrain at […]

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON INVESTS IN ALTA MOTORS; ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE DEVELOPMENT

March 1, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HARLEY-DAVIDSON INVESTS IN ALTA MOTORS; ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE DEVELOPMENT

Collaboration Will Advance Application of EV Motorcycle Technology and Expand Electric Motorcycle Marketplace Combining Instant Torque and Quick Acceleration with Intuitive and Dynamic Motorcycle Design MILWAUKEE (March 1, 2018) – Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announced […]

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INDIAN MOTORCYCLE STORMS DAYTONA BIKE WEEK WITH DEMOS, DISPLAYS, CUSTOMS BUILDS & EXCLUSIVE EVENTS

March 1, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on INDIAN MOTORCYCLE STORMS DAYTONA BIKE WEEK WITH DEMOS, DISPLAYS, CUSTOMS BUILDS & EXCLUSIVE EVENTS

Indian’s 2018 Model Lineup and Custom Bike Displays Highlight Indian Motorcycle Activations at Daytona Bike Week MINNEAPOLIS (February 28, 2018) — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced a Daytona Bike Week lineup of […]