Category: Motocross

Motocross and Movie Legend Sue Fish To Be Inducted to the AMA Hall of Fame

The American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Hall of Fame will induct pioneering female motocross racer Sue Fish, the 1976 and 1977 Women’s National Motocross Champion, into the Hall of Fame as part of the 2012 AMA Legends Weekend at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada in November. “Sue Fish...

The History Channel Takes You Through the Evolution of Motorcycles

Did you know that in 1999, Harley-Davidson finally sprinted past Honda to become the best-selling motorcycle on the American market? If not, then put Motorcycles (Modern Marvels: Season 5, Episode 28, Nov. 1999) –  on your must-watch list. It’s a History Channel documentary about the cultural, technological and artistic story of...

This Motorcycle Race Is For Mad Dogs Only

  Billed as “the world’s toughest Extreme Enduro Rallye,” preparations for the Red Bull Romaniacs are already under way. The line-up of this brutal off-road features some of the biggest names and toughest off-road riders the sport has ever seen. We’re talking Knighter, Taddy, Jarvis. Overseeing the madness is entirely...

It Looks Like a Digital Camera On Wheels But I Want This Electric Motorcycle From OSSA

It looks like some sort of digital movie camera on two wheels, and that’s not completely surprising or inappropriate as the original Ossa company was begun in 1924 to make movie projectors for the burgeoning market in Spain. Inspired by the famous Ossa monocasco bike ridden by Santiago Herrero, this...

Rick Carmody Discovers the Joys of Catalina Island on a 1974 Honda Elsinore

Back December 2010, the Catalina Grand Prix was held for the first time in over 50 years. The most decorated motorcycle racers from around the world were invited to compete on the pristine terrain – untouched for decades – of Catalina Island off the California coast. Accomplished road racer Rick...

No, no, no…Video Of A Lunatic Mountain Motorcycle Ride

I’m always blown away by what some people will do on a motorcycle. Riders will climb the highest mountain, ride across the top of a stadium, make bone-jarring jumps over impossibly long gaps, rip across the desert with nary a soul within a hundred miles of them and take their...