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INDIAN MOTORCYCLE RACING’S 2019 CONTINGENCY PROGRAM OFFERS $18,500 PER RACE & $25,000 CHAMPIONSHIP BONUS

January 31, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on INDIAN MOTORCYCLE RACING’S 2019 CONTINGENCY PROGRAM OFFERS $18,500 PER RACE & $25,000 CHAMPIONSHIP BONUS

Indian Maintains Aggressive Contingency after 2018 Single-Season Privateer Payout Record of Nearly $150,000                                 MINNEAPOLIS (January 30, 2019) – Indian Motorcycle Racing, the back-to-back reigning American Flat Track Manufacturer’s Champion, today announced its 2019 contingency program. […]

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Bautista and Davies wrap up two further days of testing at Portimão with the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team

January 30, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Bautista and Davies wrap up two further days of testing at Portimão with the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team

Álvaro Bautista and Chaz Davies, the two Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team riders, have concluded two days of winter testing at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve circuit in Portimão.After last weeks’ test at Jerez, this […]

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2019 Colorado Motorcycle Expo – Feb 2-3, 2019

January 29, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2019 Colorado Motorcycle Expo – Feb 2-3, 2019

Just a few days left until the 41st Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo Feb. 2-3, 2019 at the National Western Complex!  We’ve got the country’s Largest Indoor Motorcycle Swap Meet with nearly 800 Booths, combined with one of the […]

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Honda Solidifies 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program

January 29, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Honda Solidifies 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 28, 2019) – Honda announced today its 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program totaling $79,050 – offering Honda-mounted athletes 16% more in payouts than 2018.   The per-race and championship contingency payouts […]

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Lowes Leads the Way For Yamaha in Portimão

January 29, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Lowes Leads the Way For Yamaha in Portimão

It was Alex Lowes who once again led the Yamaha charge in Portugal, with the 28-year-old Briton continuing his impressive form to finish the two-days of testing second on the timesheet. After a difficult opening […]

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Barcia and Plessinger Fight for Points At Oakland

January 28, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Barcia and Plessinger Fight for Points At Oakland

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing Team’s Justin Barcia and Aaron Plessinger made the best of a difficult night at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum to score valuable points at round four of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross […]

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ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING’S MICHAEL MOSIMAN CAPTURES CAREER-BEST FINISH WITH SEVENTH PLACE AT OAKLAND SX

January 28, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING’S MICHAEL MOSIMAN CAPTURES CAREER-BEST FINISH WITH SEVENTH PLACE AT OAKLAND SX

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Michael Mosiman earned a career-best finish of seventh place on Saturday with a solid performance in the 250SX West class at Round 4 of the 2019 AMA Supercross World Championship […]

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COLTON HAAKER WINS SUPERENDURO ROUND THREE

January 28, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on COLTON HAAKER WINS SUPERENDURO ROUND THREE

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Colton Haaker has delivered a winning performance at round three of the FIM SuperEnduro World Championship in Madrid, Spain to move to the top of the series standings. Adding to […]

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Yamaha Announces 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program

January 25, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha Announces 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 24, 2019) – Yamaha announced today its 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program totaling $440,500 – the largest contingency announcement for the 2019 season thus far.   The per-race contingency payouts are […]

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Kawasaki Confirms 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program

January 24, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Kawasaki Confirms 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 23, 2019) – Kawasaki announced today its 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program totaling $424,850 – boasting a 19% increase over its 2018 program.   The per-race and championship contingency payouts are available […]

Gear Talk 3 - Long Distance Riding 10 Tips for Success

Gear Talk 3 – Long Distance Riding 10 Tips for Success

January 22, 2019 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on Gear Talk 3 – Long Distance Riding 10 Tips for Success

If you’re reading this, you’re most likely in the beginning stages of planning a long-distance ride. Congratulations! Long distance riding is one of the most rewarding things you can do with your bike. It’s surreal […]

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The 2019 Mission Winnow Ducati team presented at Neuchâtel

January 19, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on The 2019 Mission Winnow Ducati team presented at Neuchâtel

PMI President Science and Innovation Miroslaw Zielinski: “The team’s determination to improve race after race and to continuously push the boundaries of technology perfectly exemplify Mission Winnow” Ducati Motor Holding CEO Claudio Domenicali: “We want […]

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Introducing the new 425hp V8 2019 Yamaha F375 XTO

January 19, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Introducing the new 425hp V8 2019 Yamaha F375 XTO

Yamaha’s astonishing 425hp V8 XTO, launched only a few months ago, set new standards that got the world talking – not just by harnessing previously unreachable technologies, but by enhancing the user experience in ways […]

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DUCATI LAUNCHES 2019 “READY FOR RED” CROSS-COUNTRY TOUR

January 18, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on DUCATI LAUNCHES 2019 “READY FOR RED” CROSS-COUNTRY TOUR

Mountain View, Calif. (January 16, 2019) – Beginning this Friday, January 18, Ducati North America will be hitting the road with a distinctive selection of their 2019 models, including the world’s most powerful production motorcycle, […]

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BMW Group Classic at Rétromobile 2019 in Paris

January 18, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Group Classic at Rétromobile 2019 in Paris

Munich/Paris. Paris will become the city of love for classic cars for five days. At the Rétromobile 2019 exhibition, fans and potential purchasers of classic cars and motorcycles will find everything their hearts desire from […]

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2019 AMA Pro Hillclimb Schedule Released

January 16, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2019 AMA Pro Hillclimb Schedule Released

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 15, 2019) – AMA Pro Hillclimb is pleased to announce its 2019 event schedule. The season will host a total of eight events, including two highly-anticipated returns to Laconia, NH and Spring […]

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ANDREW SHORT CLAIMS TOP SIX RESULT ON STAGE SEVEN OF DAKAR

January 15, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ANDREW SHORT CLAIMS TOP SIX RESULT ON STAGE SEVEN OF DAKAR

In what was yet another challenging day of racing at this year’s Dakar Rally, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team riders Andrew Short and Pablo Quintanilla enjoyed strong performances during Monday’s stage seven of the […]

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2019 BMW model spring updates

January 15, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2019 BMW model spring updates

Munich. BMW will introduce a wave of enticing additions to standard specification and broaden the array of options available ex-factory in spring 2019, delivering a further boost to driving pleasure and individuality in many of […]

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PABLO QUINTANILLA WINS STAGE SIX OF DAKAR RALLY

January 14, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on PABLO QUINTANILLA WINS STAGE SIX OF DAKAR RALLY

Claiming his first individual stage victory at this year’s Dakar Rally, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing rider Pablo Quintanilla has retaken the lead of the event’s provisional overall standings. Securing a solid eighth place result […]

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MARTENS FINISHES FIGHTING SECOND AT GURP TT

January 14, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MARTENS FINISHES FIGHTING SECOND AT GURP TT

ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING STAR PLACES CLOSE RUNNER-UP AT FIFTH STOP OF CHAMPIONNAT DE FRANCE DES SABLES Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Yentel Martens has secured a strong runner-up result at round five of […]

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DAVIDE BRIVIO MotoGP 2018 SEASON REVIEW

January 13, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on DAVIDE BRIVIO MotoGP 2018 SEASON REVIEW

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 13. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR Team Manager Davide Brivio talks about an outstanding 2018 season that netted a total of nine podium finishes for the team and the GSX-RR. Before […]

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ANDREW SHORT CLAIMS CAREER BEST RESULT ON STAGE FIVE OF DAKAR

January 12, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ANDREW SHORT CLAIMS CAREER BEST RESULT ON STAGE FIVE OF DAKAR

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Andrew Short has earned an impressive top-five result on stage five of the 2019 Dakar Rally – the American’s second participation in the world’s most demanding rally. Following a well-calculated […]

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STROUD DOMINATES NEW ZEALAND GIXXER CUP

January 11, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on STROUD DOMINATES NEW ZEALAND GIXXER CUP

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 11 Jesse Stroud – Suzuki GSX150F – 1 – 1 The Stroud name has long been associated with motorcycling glory in New Zealand with Andrew Stroud a record nine-time […]

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Van Beveren Earns Top Five Result On Dakar’s Stage Four

January 11, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Van Beveren Earns Top Five Result On Dakar’s Stage Four

Continuing their battles in the Peruvian countryside for a fourth consecutive day, Adrien Van Beveren and Xavier de Soultrait have both enjoyed strong performances during Thursday’s stage four of the Dakar Rally. Reaching the halfway […]

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PABLO QUINTANILLA SECOND OVERALL AFTER STAGE FOUR OF DAKAR

January 11, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on PABLO QUINTANILLA SECOND OVERALL AFTER STAGE FOUR OF DAKAR

Successfully battling his way through a tough stage four of the 2019 Dakar Rally, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Pablo Quintanilla is holding on to a strong runner-up position in the event’s provisional overall standings. […]

2019 Calgary Motorcycle Show - TMW Reviews

2019 Calgary Motorcycle Show – TMW Reviews

January 10, 2019 Bruce Ross Comments Off on 2019 Calgary Motorcycle Show – TMW Reviews

Total Motorcycle reviewer, Bruce Ross, was at the 2019 Calgary Motorcycle Show to cover the first 2019 motorcycle show for our readers! Exciting new 2019 motorcycles, major manufacturers, stunt shows and vendors galore make this […]

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PABLO QUINTANILLA TAKES CONTROL AT 2019 DAKAR RALLY

January 10, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on PABLO QUINTANILLA TAKES CONTROL AT 2019 DAKAR RALLY

Pablo Quintanilla has delivered the goods on Wednesday’s stage three of the Dakar Rally. Securing a close runner-up result on the day’s timed special stage, the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing rider is now the […]

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Van Beveren Fourth On Dakar Rally’s Opening Stage

January 8, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Van Beveren Fourth On Dakar Rally’s Opening Stage

Getting their 2019 Dakar Rally campaigns underway today in Peru, all four Yamalube Yamaha Rally riders have completed the event’s opening stage without any issues. Spearheading the team’s efforts in the dunes of South America, […]

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COLTON HAAKER FINISHES THIRD AT SUPERENDURO GERMANY

January 7, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on COLTON HAAKER FINISHES THIRD AT SUPERENDURO GERMANY

ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING ENJOY PODIUM FINISH AT ROUND TWO OF SUPERENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Colton Haaker maintains his top three position in the 2019 FIM SuperEnduro World Championship following a third-place overall result at […]

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GROOMBRIDGE SET FOR 2019 NEW ZEALAND SBK DEBUT

January 7, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GROOMBRIDGE SET FOR 2019 NEW ZEALAND SBK DEBUT

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 5. Suzuki motocross and enduro rider Brad Groombridge makes his appearance in this weekend’s opening round of the 2019 New Zealand Superbike Championship aboard a GSX-R1000 at Mike Pero […]

Happy New Year 2019!

Happy New Year 2019!

January 1, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Happy New Year 2019!

A very happy new year to all our visitors, members, site supporters and contributors! My wish is that 2019 brings joy, happiness and success to each and everyone of you! Thank you for your continued […]