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Long Live Two-Strokes! Husqvarna Unveil TC300 To Compete In New Two-Stroke Series

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 -0700

Husqvarna, which was recently acquired by, and will act as a sister company to, KTM has not given up on two-stroke technology, despite the four-stroke revolution practically overcoming the rest of motorcycling. In fact, Husqvarna is committed to advancing two-stroke technology with the introduction of its latest motorcycle, the TC300. Designed to compete in the newly formed European Motocross 300cc two-stroke championship, the TC300 is a TC250 two-stroke, upgraded to 300cc with accessories soon to be available from the Husky Power range of special parts.

Enduro Legend Juha Salminen Announces Retirement

Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700

Finnish racer Juha Salminen announced his retirement from racing at the end of the 2013 World Enduro Championship, capping off a career that included 13 world championships and a record 96 World Enduro Championship wins. Only the great Giacomo Agostini holds more individual motorcycle racing world titles than Salminen with 15. “Enduro as a sport has given me a lot, but now it is time to move on to new challenges.

2013 Husqvarna CR125, WR125, WR250 and WR300 Recalled for Throttle Malfunctions

Tue, 13 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700

The Consumer Public Safety Commission announced a recall for the 2013 Husqvarna CR125, WR125, WR250 and WR300 off-road models because of a problem with the throttle cable. According to the CPSC, the throttle cables on the affected units may malfunction, causing the rider to lose control of the motorcycle’s speed, posing a crash hazard. No further details about the problem were announced by the CPSC, but a similar recall on the same models was announced for Australia in May.

Honoring Moto Pioneer Pat Maroney

Fri, 09 Aug 2013 00:00:00 -0700

This weekend, during the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross races at Unadilla, the Legends and Heroes of Motocross tour will honor former pro motocross local, Pat Maroney. A meet and greet autograph signing with the champ will also take place at the Legends and Heroes tour display after the first rounds of the 250 and 450 events. Maroney, born in 1958, began riding a Briggs & Stratton on his father’s farm at the age of four. His riding ability was realized at the local Northeast racetracks where he began winning every.

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days A Rousing Success

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700

AMA members and motorcyclists from across the country celebrated the people, machines and sport of motorcycling at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring the riders and champions of Husqvarna, over the July 19-21 weekend. The annual gathering of tens of thousands of motorcycling enthusiasts participated in vintage racing, took in numerous bike shows, met their motorcycling heroes, purchased vintage parts and motorcycles in the massive swap meet, spent time with old friends, and met new ones, all at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The AMA and the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation, which oversees the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, extend their appreciation to AMA members, racers, enthusiasts, collectors, restorers, fans, clubs, companies and others who supported the three-day celebration of motorcycling’s history and heroes.

Massive Motorcycle Swap Meet Coming to AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days July 19-21

Tue, 09 Jul 2013 00:00:00 -0700

Few things rev up true motorcyclists like an amazing vintage bike or that elusive factory part that they pick up for a great price. On July 19-21, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days will host one of the largest vintage motorcycle swap meets in the world at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, as hundreds of vendors and thousands of buyers converge at the largest celebration of motorcycle heritage in the US. “For many attendees, the swap meet is the top draw at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days,” said AMA Vice President of Operations Jeff Massey.

2014 Husaberg Lineup Announced – Final Edition Before Husqvarna Merger

Thu, 23 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700

Husaberg may soon be no more, but that hasn’t stopped the Austria-based Swedish brand from unveiling its 2014 lineup of seven models. News broke last week of plans to reunite Husaberg with Husqvarna, to be known as Husqvarna Sportmotorcycle GmbH as of October 2013, making lineup of of seven off-road bikes including both two- and four-stroke models the final traces of the Husaberg as an independent brand. These 2014 models will also give us some indication of what to expect from the new Husqvarna models.

Reunited: Husqvarna and Husaberg Merge

Thu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700

When Pierer Industrie AG purchased Husqvarna from BMW in January, it was obvious some major changes were on their way. Pierer Industries AG is owned by Stefan Pierer, who happens to be chief executive officer of KTM, which also happens to be the parent company of Husaberg. That’s three European motorcycle manufacturers with strong off-road lineages in the same family.

Mark Blackwell Recognized as AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend

Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700

American motocross pioneer, race team manager and motorcycle industry executive Mark Blackwell is getting another honor: being recognized as an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend. Blackwell, who was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2000, will be feted alongside the 2013 induction class during AMA Legends Weekend, Oct. 18-19 at the Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino in Las Vegas.

What’s New With CRP Electric Motorcycles?

Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700

CRP, the Italian company who made a splash last year when it announced it would make a production electric motorcycle, has been strangely quiet lately. With no news coming from the team in Modena, Italy, we wondered, what’s CRP been up to lately? While not much has been said publicly for months, CRP has been working feverishly behind the scenes to strengthen its staff.