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Polen and Ferracci Mark 20th Anniversary

Polen won the 1991 WSBK Championship, riding a Ducati 888 for Fast By Ferracci. Polen won 17 of 26 races that season to win the championship, his first of two consecutive titles.

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Yamaha Announces AMA Road Racing Teams

The manufacturer announced October 2009 it would not run a factory team in the 2010 AMA Pro Road Racing season. Instead, Yamaha will be represented by four teams, the championship winning Graves Motorsports team, the Pat Clark Motorsports Team, Team Project 1 Atlanta and Team MPH Racing.

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AMA-SX: 2010 San Diego Results

Rain showers created slippery conditions in Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., with Dungey an unfortunate victim. The Rockstar Makita Suzuki rider hit a slick spot in the first corner and crashed, taking down several other racers.

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Isle of Man Explains TTXGP Split

According to the statement by the Isle of Mans Department of Tourism and Leisure, which oversees the famed TT races, it was the TTXGP which decided not to participate in the 2010 event. Negotiations between the DTL and the TTXGP began in July following the 2009 event. The DTL says a deal in principle was in place in September but a formal proposal with a financial support package sent in October was rejected by the TTXGP.

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American Chopper Canceled

The reality series following the Teutul family and the Orange County Choppers workshop will air its final episode Feb. 11. The series debuted in 2003 on the Discovery Channel before moving to TLC in 2007.

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TTXGP to Race at Road America

The Elkhart Lake, Wis., circuit will be the final event announced for the TTXGPs eGrandPrix North American Championship. The Road America race will be held June 3-6, coinciding with a scheduled AMA Pro Road Racing Round.

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2010 MV Agusta F4 in Production

First introduced at the 2009 EICMA show in Milan, Italy, the 2010 MV Agusta F4 is ready for delivery to early pre-orders.

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Insurance Refunds for Massachusetts Bikers

State Attorney General Martha Coakley announced settlement agreements with Safety Insurance Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance Company over allegations the companies overcharged customers.

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Top Four 2009 AMA-SX Racers All Injured

The Honda Red Bull racer sustained a lower leg injury during the Feb. 6 AMA Supercross main event in San Diego, Calif. Short was examined over the weekend and is expected to be sidelined for approximately six weeks.

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Hyosung Finds Racing Success

A fuel injected engine arrived over the short winter break and spirits were high that the new powerplant would help propel the team to the top step of the podium. However, as with most new projects, you have to jump a few hurdles to get to the finish line and this one was no different. It requires many additional components to switch from a carbureted engine to a fuel injected engine and as the first race weekend of the year drew near it became apparent that the swap would not be done in time. Undeterred the team went into the weekend knowing they would give it their all and hope for the best, after all it is a new year!

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KTM 350SX-F Victorious in First Competition

Riding the new fuel-injected 350cc KTM machine against 450cc competition, Cairoli took the first two finals with a third-place finish in the third to clinch the overall victory.

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Powerlet Introduces IPhone Charger
Motorcyclists can now enjoy total freedom on the open road
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AMA Pro Racing Names New Race Director

A 25-year veteran of motorcycle racing, McGrath recently headed Buell s research and development team, and had previously worked as a crew chief for American Honda. McGrath has also worked for Dunlop and Vance & Hines.

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FB Corse Officially Launches MotoGP Team

After a protracted John Hopkins soap opera, almost mythical three-cylinder MotoGP bike, and postponed team launch, it would be easy to question whether FB Corse would fulfill its intent to race in MotoGP.

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2010 Cycle World IMS Comes to Chicago

Chicago locals will be treated to an up-close look at hundreds of the latest motorcycles under one roof and access to the best on-site show discounts on apparel, gear accessories and more, said Group Show Director Jeff DEntremont. In addition to checking out all the latest motorcycles, gear and accessories, the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows is the best place to get a deal on the great place to spend the day hanging out and taking in bikes with thousands of local riders.

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Smith Named 2010 AMA VMD Grand Marshal

The off-road racing champion and star of On Any Sunday is an apt choice for Grand Marshal, given his history with the 2010 events Marque of the Year, Husqvarna. Smith was brought on by Husqvarna importer Edison Dye to race the Swedish-made machine.

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Currently deployed with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, Cady, 24, of Colorado Springs, Colo., is due to return to the States in the summer. Upon his return, Cady will be presented with a Harley-Davidson motorcycle of his choice by supermodel Marissa Miller. Cady will also receive free Riders Edge motorcycle training and a trip for himself and three friends to attend an Ultimate Fighting championship event.

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AMA Expands "Think. Ride." Campaign

The AMA has released new audio, print and online resources to its Think. Ride. public service announcement campaign. The new materials supplement the campaign, announced in October 2009 and featuring AMA Board of Directors member and actor Perry King.

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AMA-SX: 2010 Anaheim III Results

The Monster Energy Kawasaki rider took the early lead with the holeshot never gave it up, handily winning Anaheim III in Angel Stadium.

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Nick Anglada Originals Signs With Bazzaz

I am very excited to work with Bazzaz, said Nick Anglada, owner of Nick Anglada Originals. They stand for the same thing Nick Anglada Originals stands for and that is attention to detail resulting in extraordinary performance.

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New Rules for 1000cc-era MotoGP Class

In December 2009, the FIMs Grand Prix Commission previously approved the switch to 1,000cc engines with a limit of four cylinders and a maximum bore of 81 mm. The new regulations, defined during a meeting Feb. 17, further defined the technical regulations for the 2012 MotoGP season.

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AMA Updates Board Membership Rules

As ratified during a meeting Feb. 13 in Indianapolis, the 12-member AMA Board of Directors will reduce the number of corporate-elected members to four from six. The reduction opens up two positions that will become at-large member positions. Under the new code, corporate members will no longer control half of the AMA Board of Directors. The other six positions will continue to be filled by individual, regionally elected members.

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MMP Plans Big Weekend for 2010 WSBK Round

We are very excited about this years event, says John Larson, senior vice president and general manager of Miller Motorsports Park. We have added a significant amount of entertainment to complement the outstanding racing provided by the HANNspree FIM Superbike World Championship. This will be the biggest international sporting event in Utah since the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and the beginning of a Memorial Day weekend tradition for families throughout Utah and the United States to enjoy.

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Pegram Racing Club Announced

The Ducati North America supported race team is forming the exclusive Pegram Racing Club for the 2010 AMA Pro Racing season.

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Aprilia RSV4 Engine Replacements Begin

According to Aprilia USA, certified technicians are expected to complete all work on customer-owned RSV4 sportbikes within two to three weeks. Aprilia and parent company Piaggio, announced a full engine recall for the RSV4 R and RSV4 Factory in late January.

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Kawasaki Moto-marathon Deemed a Success

The dirt bike training sessions took place Feb. 12 at Kawasaki Motors Corp., .U.S.A. headquarters in Irvine, Calif., ahead of the Anaheim III AMA Supercross round. The event included five classes of 15 riders through the day, with all 75 spots being filled within five hours of the marathons announcement.

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Minn. Selects Kymco for Training Program

Kymco vehicles were selected for the Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Program after a bidding process that evaluated quality, performance and price.

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MotoCzysz to Race 2010 TT Zero

The Portland-based manufacturer competed in the 2009 zero-emissions race on the Isle of Man, and is one of the first to enter the TT Zero after the Isle of Man TTs split with TTXGP.

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AMA-SX: 2010 Indianapolis Results

The Monster Energy Kawasaki racer almost didnt make it to the main event, crashing out of his heat race. Villopoto managed to get in through the last chance qualifier before 60,019 fans at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Work Begins on Daytona SX Track

Construction has already begun on the legendary tri-oval on the Daytona Supercross By Honda course, which was designed by five-time Daytona Supercross By Honda champion Ricky Carmichael for the third consecutive year.  Mark Burnett, a three-time National champion, is once again building the course.

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A member of the AMA Board for 25 years before his resignation November 2007, Smilie pleaded guilty to felony counts of grand theft by deception and of receiving stolen property. Smilie was sentenced in Fairfield County court Feb. 22 to eight months in prison and two years probation for receiving stolen property. Smilie was also sentenced to three years in prison for grand theft, but that sentence was suspended in lieu of two years of community control and a $1,000 fine.

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Triumph to Add Seven Models by 2012

The planned product expansion was announced at Triumph s U.S. Dealer Conference. Triumph Motorcycles North America also announced the pending sale of its 100,000th motorcycle since returning to North America 15 years ago.

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Scorpion Goes Hollywood With New Helmet

The Hollywood helmet is more than just another pretty face, however. Starting with a proven Snell/DOT-approved fiberglass/Kevlar matrix shell, Scorpions engineers put their thinking caps on to take a top-rated lid and make it even better. Although the external shell went through extensive wind tunnel testing to achieve minimal headshake at max speeds, it is the depth of character that counts when it comes to the Hollywoods performance, such as the state-of-the-art dual density EPS liner designed to absorb maximum energy should this rising star take a fall.

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BikeBandit.com Releases IPhone App

After identifying an increasing volume of mobile traffic, we wanted to make it easier for our customers to be able to access BikeBandit.com anywhere, said Ken Wahlster, CEO of BikeBandit.com. Following an extensive research and development process we came up with this one-of-a-kind application which will greatly aid iPhone users in looking for motorcycle parts.

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Bazzaz to Sponsor Pair of AMA Race Teams

Ammar Bazzaz, president and CEO of Bazzaz states, 2010 is already shaping up to be a very exciting year for us at Bazzaz. It is with great enthusiasm that we announce our new technical partnership with M4 Monster Energy Suzuki and RoadracingWorld.com Suzuki, with highly respected riders John Hopkins, Chris Ulrich and Martin Cardenas. Racing and the requisite development of technology is at the core of our company. The addition of M4 Monster Energy Suzuki and RoadracingWorld.com Suzuki to our portfolio of technological partners is not only commensurate with our technology development philosophy, but it indicative of our growth as a company. We look forward to supporting these teams for 2010 and beyond.

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AMA Flat Track Gets Airfence Barriers

The IMDA is donating 46 sections of Airfence barriers to the Roadracing World Action Fund which will assign them to AMA Pro Racing for use during the 2010 AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Championship. The 30-foot barriers act as energy-absorption barriers, protecting riders from hitting hard objects such as the track walls in a crash.

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Swedish Team Enters TT Zero

The Swedish Electric Racing Team (SERT) announced its entry in the TT Zero, a clean emissions motorcycle class in the 2010 Isle of Man TT.

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2010 Yamaha Super Tenere Unveiled
Yamaha Motor Europe has unveiled the new 2010 XT1200Z Super Tenere adventure tourer
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Leslie Porterfield at AMA HoF Breakfast

The 2008 AMA Racing Female Athlete of the Year, Porterfield holds two FIM world records: 232.522 mph in the 2,000cc Turbocharged category and 192.930 mph in the Production class. At the 2009 BUB Speed Trials, Porterfield was given the TOP Speed of the Meet award, topping all other riders with a speed of 240.382 mph.

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KTM to Make Isle of Man TT Debut

The Austrian manufacturer has never taken part in the legendary road racing event. Best known for its off-road models, KTM has been increasing their road racing efforts in recent years, and taking part in the Isle of Man TT seems like an obvious next step.

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WSBK: 2010 Season Preview

The Phillip Island grid will include 24 riders on superbikes from seven manufacturers: Aprilia, BMW, Ducati, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha.

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Agni Motors Commits to TTXGP

Agni Motors set the fastest lap time at the TTXGPs inaugural event on the Isle of Man in 2009, averaging 87.4 mph on the 37.75 mile course with the Agni X01 motorcycle.

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Former Buell Engineer Joins Zero Motorcycles

Askenazi has 14 years of experience in the motorcycle industry, recently holding the position of senior director of analysis, test and engineering process with Buell.

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2010 Cycle World IMS Comes to Daytona

We are pleased to be returning as part of the historic Daytona Bike Week after a five year hiatus, said Group Show Director Jeff DEntremont. Daytona Bike Week is legendary with the biking community and we are thrilled to be able to bring all that the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows can offer to Bike Week attendees for free this year making it a great addition to all the Bike Week action.

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2010 Zero Motorcycles Lineup at Daytona IMS

Daytona Bike Week marks the first time consumers and media will be able to see all four of Zero Motorcycles' new 2010 products. The world debut of four motorcycles marks another monumental advancement for Zero Motorcycles as being the first and only electric motorcycle company to bring four products to market. The week-long event will serve as the backdrop for the next generation of electric motorcycle technology to media and consumers, where the entire line of models will be available for demo rides and viewing at the booth and demo course at the Cycle World International Motorcycle Show inside the Ocean Center.

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WSBK: 2010 Phillip Island Results
The 2010 World Superbike Championship is off to a thrilling start.
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AMA-SX: 2010 Atlanta Results

The Rockstar Makita Suzuki racer was tied for the point lead with Monster Enerrgy Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto when the series arrived at the Georgia Dome, but Villopoto held the advantage in wins.

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Triumph Hosts Autograph Session at Daytona

DiSalvo will be at the Triumph Demo Truck to meet with fans and sign autographs on Friday, March 5 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. The Triumph Demo Trucks are located behind turn 4 at the Daytona International Speedway.

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Dairyland Cycle Insurance Continues Race Support

Our relationship with Liberty Waves Racing in 2009 was a great success, says Vinnie Garth, Dairyland Cycle marketing manager. The racing teams passion and hard work created a lot of exposure and positive news for Dairyland Cycle and were looking forward to seeing what Eric and his team can do this year.

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Vance & Hines XR1200 Series Added to AMA Schedule

According to organizers, this series aims to provide Harley-Davidson owners, dealers and enthusiasts a chance to join the action at selected AMA Pro Road Racing weekends throughout the country.

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2010 Zero Motorcycles Lineup Announced

With the original Zero X, motocrosser Zero MX, Zero S streetbike and dual sport Zero DS, Zero is the only electric motorcycle manufacturer with four different models.

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AMA-SX: 2010 Daytona Results

Racing on the Ricky Carmichael-designed track on the Daytona International Speedway tri-oval, Villopoto jumped out in front at the start of the main event, only to have a red flag force a re-start. After the racers lined up at the starting gate again, the Monster Energy Kawasaki racer had another strong start, claiming the holeshot. Villopoto would hold onto that advantage to lead every lap and withstood a late effort by Ryan Dungey for the win.

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AMA Sportbike: 2010 Daytona 200 Results
Josh Herrin earned his first Daytona 200 victory, after falling just half a second short in 2009
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AMA Superbike: 2010 Daytona Results

For a change, it wasnt Mladins former team Rockstar Makita Suzuki that came out on top but the National Guard Jordan Suzuki team with Jake Zemke sweeping both races in the 2010 AMA American Superbike season opener.

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Michelin Introduces Power Pure Tires

According to Michelin, Power Pure tires weighs two pounds less than Bridgestones BT-016, Dunlops Sportmax Qualifier II, Metzelers Sportrec M3 and Pirellis Diablo Rosso tires. Michelin claims saving two pounds from tires offers the same advantage as reducing the weight of wheels by six pounds or brake discs by eight pounds because of inertia.

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The German manufacturer last entered an official team in the TT in the late 1970s. BMW first competed in the 1937 Isle of Man TT and has claimed 30 wins, mostly in the sidecar class.

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Royal Enfield Launches Demo Tour

The Royal Enfield Experience will help introduce consumers to the Royal Enfield Bullet line of motorcycles as well as the brands long history. Each stop will include a 45-minute ride and discussions with local dealers and Royal Enfield USA management.

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TTXGP Moves Electric Car Race

Originally scheduled for June 4-6 in Paris, France, the EMXGP will now take place Oct. 16-17 in Barcelona, Spain, to complement the Zero Carbon Transport Conference, Oct. 19-20. The event will feature electric cars racing on city roads. The originally scheduled event was also supposed to feature an exhibition on zero-emission motorcycles, and that is likely still on the agenda as the TTXGP Grand Final is set for Oct. 23-24 in nearby Albacete, Spain.

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MIC Directors Re-elected

The MICs board of directors consists of 12 members, five representing the aftermarket and allied trades and seven representing motorcycle manufacturers and distributors. The membership voted for candidates by mail and electronic ballet. Accounting firm Hall & Jones tabulated the votes.

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