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THE SKY RACING TEAM VR46 AT X FACTOR FOR THE UNVEILING OF THE 2018 LIVERIES

Published on December 15, 2017 under Blog
THE SKY RACING TEAM VR46 AT X FACTOR FOR THE UNVEILING OF THE 2018 LIVERIES
Milan, December 14, 2017 - From the track to the X Factor stage. As usual, the riders of the Sky Racing Team VR46 have taken part in the final of the popular talent show. This night during the event, Francesco Bagnaia, Luca Marini, Nicolò Bulega and Dennis Foggia have unveiled the liveries of the 2018 season live broadcast on Sky Uno HD. The Team, born in 2014, thanks to the collaboration between Sky and Valentino Rossi to support the young Italian talents of motorcycling, is projected to the next season between innovations and confirmations, with four riders in two categories: in…
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2018 FIM International Six Days Enduro Dates Changed

Published on December 15, 2017 under Blog
2018 FIM International Six Days Enduro Dates Changed
Location of event remains the same PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The 2018 FIM International Six Days Enduro, originally scheduled for Oct. 22-27 in Viña del Mar, Chile, has been rescheduled to Nov. 12-17 at the same location. The International Six Days Enduro is the world's largest annual off-road motorcycle competition. Since 1913, countries have sent their best off-road racers to exotic locations around the world to be tested on everything from sandy beaches, to rocky crevices, to deep woods and motocross tracks for the event's top prize: the ISDE World Trophy. Each year, countries from all over the world send teams…
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Superprestigio Flat Track Spectacular to be Live Streamed on FansChoice.tv

Published on December 13, 2017 under Blog
Superprestigio Flat Track Spectacular to be Live Streamed on FansChoice.tv
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 13, 2017) – U.S. fans looking to experience this year’s Superprestigio flat track extravaganza in real time from Barcelona, Spain, on Saturday, December 16, 2017 are in luck, as the entire afternoon and evening’s festivities will be live streamed on FansChoice.tv. The racing begins with a riders’ presentation at 12:00 p.m. ET (9:00 a.m. PT), with heat races beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. PT), last chance qualifiers beginning at 1:20 p.m. ET (10:20 a.m. PT), and the first of three final events (in three different classes) beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. PT).…
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KTM AMA National Adventure Riding Series schedule released for 2018

Published on December 13, 2017 under Blog
KTM AMA National Adventure Riding Series schedule released for 2018
Twenty opportunities to get out and ride PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Adventure motorcycle riding continues to command the attention of American motorcyclists with new models and new opportunities to explore the unknown from coast to coast. And the best rides and routes can be found on the KTM AMA National Adventure Riding Series 2018 schedule that the American Motorcyclist Association announced today. AMA Recreational Riding Manager Heather Wilson said that the series has served a number of adventure motorcyclists since its inception in 2007, and is continuing that tradition for 2018. "Many men and women are upgrading to larger, yet more…
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Bruce Brown, AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Member, Passes

Published on December 11, 2017 under Blog
Bruce Brown, AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Member, Passes
Moviemaker produced classic 'On Any Sunday'   PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Legendary filmmaker Bruce Brown, who produced the classic motorcycling movie "On Any Sunday," died Sunday, Dec. 10. He was 80. "Bruce Brown's influence on motorcycling in the 1970s was profound," said American Motorcyclist Association President and CEO Rob Dingman. "'On Any Sunday' highlighted the unique talents needed for different forms of racing and showcased the fun that people find in motorcycling." Mr. Brown's early acclaim resulted from his groundbreaking surfing movie, "Endless Summer," which was released in 1966. "On Any Sunday," released in 1971, helped spur the explosive growth of…
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AMA Snow Bike Series to Award AMA National Championships for the First Time in 2018

Published on December 7, 2017 under Blog
AMA Snow Bike Series to Award AMA National Championships for the First Time in 2018
Seven-round series to kick off Dec. 9 PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- After much success in its inaugural year sanctioning with the American Motorcyclist Association, the AMA Championship Snow Bike Series will be recognized as an AMA National Championship series in 2018, and will award AMA National No. 1 plates to the top finisher of each national class at the end of the seven-round series. "We are excited to continue working with R & R Promotions to provide an AMA National Championship series for snow bike racers in 2018," AMA Motocross Manager Ricky Rickords said. "The expansion of snow bike racing during the…
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Compass Expeditions 103 day Asian Overland Expedition

Published on December 7, 2017 under Born To Ride
Compass Expeditions 103 day Asian Overland Expedition
103-day Asian Overland Expedition by Compass Expeditions Compass Expeditions is excited to announce its newest addition to its major expedition program, the Asian Overland Expedition. “Due to public demand we have created this new exciting 103-day expedition that begins in Darwin and ends in Beijing”, says co-­‐founder Mick McDonald. “We have many clients who have done all of our major expeditions, some doing the same expedition twice, and it was with these people in mind we have decided to launch this new amazing expedition that traverses two hemispheres and promises to become one of our most epic journeys”, continues Mick.…
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Krista Grotte … Nation’s Fire

Published on December 6, 2017 under Born To Ride
Krista Grotte … Nation’s Fire
Tell us about this movie? It doesn’t seem to be just a biker movie? Nation's Fire is an Action/Drama that is very, very different than the stereotypical biker movie. Biker movies are most notably celebrated or de-celebrated as exploitation films, and this is where Nation's Fire is different. We have the action, drama, deaths, killings, drugs, and good vs evil; however, there are many elements in this movie that give it a beating heart. We all can relate to the struggles the characters face in this movie; whether you’re a diehard biker or have no clue what a "cc" is,…
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Harley-Davidson Posts Largest Contingency Package in American Flat Track History

Published on December 5, 2017 under Blog
Harley-Davidson Posts Largest Contingency Package in American Flat Track History
$562,500 up for grabs by riders on XG750R and XR750 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2017) – Harley-Davidson announced today its 2018 American Flat Track Contingency Program totaling $562,500 – the largest contingency posting in the 65-year history of the sport. The contingency payouts are available exclusively to privateer riders mounted on either Harley-Davidson XG750R or XR750 machines. A total of $31,250 will be offered by Harley-Davidson at each of the 18 American Flat Track rounds in 2018. The contingency payout is structured as follows: 1. $10,000 2. $8,000 3. $6,000 4. $2,000 5. $1,500 6. $1,250 7. $1,000 8.…
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AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championship Schedule Announced for 2018

Published on December 5, 2017 under Blog
AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championship Schedule Announced for 2018
Riders compete to qualify for finals in Las Vegas PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Amateur racers have their chance to qualify to compete in the 2018 AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championship in Las Vegas on May 4-6, 2018, by competing in any of the 11 AMA amateur Arenacross racing events early in 2018. The qualifying events will take place across 11 states, where the top finishers at each event earn points toward their chance to compete in the AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championship in Las Vegas. The winner of each class at the final round in Las Vegas is awarded an AMA…
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