OMRRA Round 1, Portland International Raceway, April 21st and 22nd: Saturday, Novice 5 (1000cc): Resulted in a DNF due to a cracked piston. The race started off well, moving from 6th on the grid to 1st before turn one! By the second lap I could feel the power dropping off slightly on the straights and […]
Many people think of Memorial Day as a day of grilling out, parades, and the unofficial first day of summer. While all of that is true, Memorial Day is also a time to pay respect to the fallen men and women of our armed services. Motorcycle riders from groups such as the American Legion Riders, Patriot […]
Chances are that if you are riding a motorcycle on the street, you have gone through some sort of motorcycle training class. While the Basic Rider Course offered by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation is a great place to start, everything that you learn will begin to fade without practice. Knowledge is perishable. The MSF suggests that […]
A friendly reminder from our friends at the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.
Just when you thought the Sacramento Bike Nights couldn’t get any better, Cycle Gear partnered up with a cornucopia of vendors and special guests. Riders scheduled to appear are: Davi Milsaps and Kyle Chisholm. Whats that? You want to talk to some vendors as well? OK, how does this list strike you. Metal Mulisha, O’Nea,l FMF, GoPro, MSR, Answer, ProTaper, Motorex, Red Bull, Dunlop, 100% Goggles, and Leo Vince Really? You want more? How […]
The 2012 West Coast Moto Jam has come and gone. Cycle Gear was fortunate to have a photographer with access to the track and hot pits allowing us a glimpse into the inner workings of an AMA Pro Racing Event. For those that have not checked their DVRs, don’t worry. No spoilers ahead, only photos!
Sofia”CandyStripes” Amadio Hometown: Feasterville,PA (airforce brat; born in Ogden UT but grew up in PA) Age: 33 Racing blindsided me… I got into motorcycles to abate my 60 mile daily round trip, but discovered a passion I never thought could exist. Commuting lead to group rides which led to canyons which brought me to the track […]
Rickey Gadson is the most accomplished professional drag racer in AMA Prostar Drag Racing history and nine times World Champion. Cycle Gear was able to talk with the Speed and Strength sponsored rider and owner of the Rickey Gadson Sportbike Drag Racing School recently about his career, gear, and going fast. (CG) How did you […]
Everybody that rides has one weather condition that they dislike more than others. Most of us can agree that a warm summer day is ideal, but from there it seems that peoples opinions change. For some it is rain that ruins the ride, for others it is cold weather. The combination of cold weather and […]
Bike night s take many forms, but are always focused on one thing… Motorcycles. Long before I started working for Cycle Gear, I met weekly with a group of friends at a local pizza place. The usual suspects would always be there, rain or shine, and we would welcome anyone in that rode, wanted to […]