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2016 U.S. Trial des Nations Team Announced

The 2016 U.S. Trial des Nations teams will travel to France to compete against the best trials riders in the world on Sept. 11. The event is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme, and the U.S. teams are organized by the American Motorcyclist Association and the North American Trials Council.

Custom Builders to Display Motorcycles at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Six premier custom motorcycle builders will provide a modern touch to AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, as they display some of their best designs along Builders’ Row at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, July 8-10.

Danny Gray Motorcycle Seats: Design Your Own

For the last decade and until recently, Danny Gray has built Harley-Davidson’s custom seat program while manufacturing and distributing its Danny Gray core brand of V-Twin seats. Danny Gray is now launching a dealer direct Danny Gray custom seat program for Harley-Davidson motorcycles called Design Your Own.

Michelin Claims Overall Motorcycle Win at SCORE Baja 500

The rock, silt and extreme heat took its toll on many riders at the 48th SCORE Baja 500 in Ensenada, Mexico. While others faltered, the Ox Motorsports team of Colton Udall and Mark Samuels, rode their Honda CRF450X, strapped with a combination of MICHELIN Desert Race and MICHELIN Starcross 5 tires, to an unofficial win in the overall motorcycle class.

Urban Gear

Porsche Taylor, founder and editor of Black Girls Ride Magazine, epitomizes the urban rider. Her definition of good urban riding gear, like mine, is motorcycle apparel that is at once protective while it can easily be worn in other settings as she moves about her daily life.

Jug Smuggler

This product allows adventure motorcyclists to carry a necessity such as water on their motorcycle through areas where it may not be readily available. Jug Smuggler was developed by David Ollila of Marquette, Michigan.

Pro Pad Inc. Flag Mount Accessories

Pro Pad Inc. added more ways to customize flag mounts for motorcycles. Several new flags have been added in both the 6” x 9” and 10” x 15” sizes. Also, new options are available in the decorative flag pole toppers, including a lighted topper for added style and safety.

Something Old, Something Borrowed

In the real world not everyone can afford to pony up the dough for a brand new motorcycle. However, powersports dealers nationwide have been putting more and more emphasis on used vehicle sales, offering consumers an option for a great quality motorcycle or powersport unit at a lower price point. This is where powersports auctions come into play.

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering to Honor Reg Pridmore as Legend of the Sport

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering will honor three-time AMA Superbike National Champion Reg Pridmore as its “Legend of the Sport.” Each year The Quail Motorcycle Gathering recognizes a “Legend of the Sport” for achievements in racing and contributions to the sport of motorcycling.

Ford Sensor Technology Applied to Motorcycles

Ford is expanding its use of sensor technology to motorcycles, allowing researchers and programers to better understand how cars, bikes and other modes of transportation in combination can create new mobility solutions and help make people’s lives better.

Erik Buell Racing Will Go to Auction a Second Time

After an initial auction where a New Jersey buyer was unable to close on Erik Buell Racing, the motorcycle company will head to the auction block again on Dec. 10. Bruce Belfer, CEO of Atlantic Metals Group LLC, had the highest bid for the company in August.

Giant Loop Stainless Steel Quick Mounts

First developed for Giant Loop’s Snow line of snowmobile and snow bike tunnel bags, the adventure proof packing and gear systems innovator has crossed over the new GL Mounts to its Moto line, with a more refined version that bolts onto motorcycles to create handy soft luggage mounts.