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Jess Thomas: Back on the Saddle

| 6 September 2017 11:21 am
Jess Thomas: Back on the Saddle

Rider Update: Jess Thomas By Jess Thomas SEPT. 4, 2017 This is a follow-up background story to the announcement last week of my new speed record at El Mirage Dry Lake: 111.733 mph in the 650cc Modified Production Vintage Gas class on a stripped-down 1954 Triumph T110. I started land-speed racing again last fall after […]

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Trailblazers Announce Inductees to Hall of Fame Class of 2017

| 19 August 2017 9:17 am
Trailblazers Announce Inductees to Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Trailblazers Motorcycle Club Board Meeting: Motorcycle Safety Foundation Headquarters Story and Photos by Howie Zechner IRVINE, CA, AUG. 17, 2017 Trailblazers Motorcycle Club officials held a special meeting at Motorcycle Safety Foundation headquarters in Irvine, California, on August 17, 2017. Its purpose was to make one of the hardest decisions the Trailblazers’ board of directors […]

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RoadRace Factory Race Report from Sonoma Raceway: “It felt like we had an entire zoo on our back!”

| 17 August 2017 11:33 am
RoadRace Factory Race Report from Sonoma Raceway: “It felt like we had an entire zoo on our back!”

MotoAmerica Championship Series Round 7: Sonoma Raceway Courtesy of RoadRace Factory Photos by GeoCrash Photography SONOMA, CA, AUG. 11-13, 2017 MotoAmerica brought the National Series back to famous Northern California circuit Sonoma Raceway for the first time since 2012. The beautiful track, situated in the foothills of Wine Country, is a rider favorite, and this […]

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CFTA Carson City Round Coming Up This Weekend!

| 15 August 2017 3:56 pm
CFTA Carson City Round Coming Up This Weekend!

CFTA/ AMA Western Flat Track Pro/AM Championship Round 7: Fuji Park Courtesy of the California Flat Track Association CARSON CITY, NV, AUG. 15, 2017 Round seven of the CFTA/ AMA Western Flat Track Pro/Am Championship will be held at Fuji Park in Carson City, Nevada, on Saturday, August 19. The Women’s All-Star Invitational purse will […]

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Notes from the Jake Rowland ISDE Fund Raiser

| 14 August 2017 1:53 pm
Notes from the Jake Rowland ISDE Fund Raiser

Jake Rowland ISDE Fund Raiser Wade Farm Story and Photos by Kurt Bauer/Dirtbauer.com CAMPBELLSBURG, IN, JULY 29-30, 2017 Jacob Rowland is headed to France to race the International Six Day Enduro – “The Olympics of Motorcycle Racing.” Support Jake and Team USA on Saturday, July 29, and Sunday, July 30. This event was sanctioned by […]

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Cool August Nights – Hot Racing!

| 1 August 2017 12:56 pm
Cool August Nights – Hot Racing!

CFTA/ AMA Western Flat Track Championship Round 6: The Inaugural Humboldt Half Mile at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds Courtesy of the California Flat Track Association FERNDALE, CA, JULY 28, 2017 The inaugural Humboldt Half Mile will take place on August 5 at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds in Ferndale, California. It will feature a purse of […]

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What Lies Between: Remembering John Farmer

| 15 July 2017 4:00 pm
What Lies Between: Remembering John Farmer

Remembering John Farmer Story and Photos by Rodney Rutherford QUAIL VALLEY, CA, JULY 13, 2017 The rigid and restless vigor to go after what one wants, in the spirit of words and actions that drive the gears of the sustainability of the land to which many people from other nations will do anything to journey […]

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A Response Regarding Flat Track in California

| 14 July 2017 10:50 am
A Response Regarding Flat Track in California

Flat Track CA, JULY 14, 2017 On June 7, Today’s Cycle Coverage posted a CFTA California Flat Track Association Update titled “Thanks Be to Thee, American Mile Participants!” that included a section titled “This Ain’t No Way to Grow the Sport.” This is a response we received… Editor We, the obvious intended recipients of a […]

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Skip Van Leeuwen Interview

| 30 June 2017 4:45 pm
Skip Van Leeuwen Interview

Skip Van Leeuwen on Ridin’ So Cal Courtesy of Sammy Tanner/ Arai Helmets and Sabrina Sanchez/ Southern California Motorcycles BREA, CA, JUNE 29, 2017 Skip Van Leeuwen, National number 59, passed away on June 21, 2017, after a long fight with cancer. This is an interview that Tom Hicks conducted with Van Leeuwen on the […]

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Report from Mecum’s Classic Motorcycle Auction

| 20 June 2017 12:09 pm
Report from Mecum’s Classic Motorcycle Auction

Mecum’s Classic Motorcycle Auction South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa’s Exhibit Hall By Dave Destler Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News LAS VEGAS, NV, JUNE 2-3, 2017 The auction was held at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa. This was the first time the event was held in June. On Thursday night, there was a […]

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RoadRace Factory Race Report from Road America

| 7 June 2017 3:19 pm
RoadRace Factory Race Report from Road America

MotoAmerica 2017 Round 4: Road America Courtesy of RoadRace Factory Photos by GeoCrash Photography ELKHART LAKE, WI, JUNE 2-4, 2017 Road America – “The National Park of Speed” – was the setting for the fourth round of the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship. The only way to really understand the grand scale of the track is to […]

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Snapshots from the Trailblazers Awards Banquet

| 9 May 2017 3:09 pm
Snapshots from the Trailblazers Awards Banquet

Trailblazers Awards Banquet Carson Center Story and Photos by Howie Zechner CARSON, CA, APR. 22, 2017 A huge success by any standard, once again the 73rd annual Trailblazers Awards Banquet did not disappoint. Of course, what’s not to like? Well organized and open to all in every two-wheel discipline, this perennial event marks the beginning […]

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How to Give your Motorcycle Helmet a Safety Inspection

| 5 May 2017 11:04 am
How to Give your Motorcycle Helmet a Safety Inspection

How To: Give your Motorcycle Helmet a Safety Inspection Courtesy of Randy Kremlacek/CFTA California Flat Track Association Photos by Julia LaPalme MAY 4, 2017 The helmet is your most important piece of safety equipment. Is it up to the task of protecting your head? Age, damage and wear can all affect your lid’s ability to […]

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Trailblazers Banquet Review

| 3 May 2017 10:33 am
Trailblazers Banquet Review

Trailblazers Motorcycle Club Awards Banquet: Carson Center By Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News CARSON, CA, APR. 22, 2017 Whew! Another banquet has come and gone, and after a short break we will start working on the next one! The weather was great and the turnout was big. Tom White and his number-one assistant, Brian Farnsworth, did a […]

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Snapshots from the Tom Cates Memorial Bike Show

| 1 May 2017 9:41 am
Snapshots from the Tom Cates Memorial Bike Show

Tom Cates Memorial Bike Show Carson Center Story and Photos by Howie Zechner CARSON, CA, APR. 22, 2017 We all know that everyone who is anyone in the two-wheel world attends the annual Trailblazers Motorcycle Club banquet in Carson, California. The gold standard of motorcycle social events, this is where legends are honored, the fallen […]

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Patience Requested…

| 24 April 2017 2:07 pm
Patience Requested…

United States Motorcycle Corps Charities Submitted by Judy Case APR. 24, 2017 This photo was submitted by a reader of Today’s Cycle Coverage, and we thought it should be shared…

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