Archive for April, 2009

Buell Teams with Sportbike Track Time for Track Day Programs

Apr 28, 2009 View Comments by

Buell Motorcycle Company and Sportbike Track Time announced an agreement to partner for a series of enhanced motorcycle track days at select racetrack venues during the 2009 riding season.

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Ride To Work Day 2009 Expected To Be Bigger Than Ever

Apr 27, 2009 View Comments by

This year’s eighteenth commuting demonstration event, to be held on Monday June 15th , is expected to double the number of riders on the road, according to Ride to Work, a non-profit advocacy organization. On Ride To Work Day, the practical side of riding becomes more visible as a larger number of America’s 8,000,000 cycles and scooters head out to the job place.

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Baja Ace Bruce Oglivie Passes Away

Apr 27, 2009 View Comments by

Bruce Ogilvie passed away on April 13, 2009 after a two-year battle with cancer. Ogilvie fought the disease the same way he raced motorcycles all his life: with everything he had.

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EagleRider Now Renting GPS Navigation Units

Apr 27, 2009 View Comments by

EagleRider now has Garmin GPS navigation units available for any motorcycle or scooter rental and Guided or Self-Drive tours. These GPS navigation units provide riders with access to the most up-to-date street maps and the ability to upload pre-planned vacations directly into the GPS unit. All EagleRider Self-Drive tours will now have day-to-day traveling routes uploaded directly into the GPS unit, making it a more memorable tour for the customer.

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The Aprilia Adventure Heads Cross-Country

Apr 26, 2009 View Comments by

Following the successful launch and fast sell-out of the Aprilia Adventure ride experience during this year’s Daytona Bike Week, Aprilia USA has added several additional dates to the program. Enthusiasts will now be able to reserve a full hour of seat time to evaluate and enjoy the latest Aprilia motorcycles on the best regional roads. Participants even take home some special mementos of the experience.

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Congress Votes To Close More Than 2 Million Acres Nationwide To Off-Highway Vehicles

Apr 04, 2009 View Comments by

By a 285-to-140 vote, U.S. House members on March 25 approved a bill that closes more than 2 million acres of public land nationwide to off-highway motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and all other motorized vehicles, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.

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HSTA Is Now MSTA

Apr 03, 2009 View Comments by

Why would the oldest sport touring enthusiast’s organization in the nation, the Honda Sport Touring Association (HSTA), change its name?

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Mission Possible

Apr 01, 2009 View Comments by

The Mission is not over yet! There’s still time to enter the drawing for this incredible machine, a stock CBR1000RR donated by American Honda and transformed by custom builder Roland Sands. All proceeds benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF).

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