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Your First Track Day: 5 Things You Should And Shouldnt Do

Congratulations! You’ve decided to do your first track day. Welcome to what will likely be your next addiction. Riding on the racetrack is a ton of fun and allows you to explore your limits in a much safer environment than the street. Your friends and riding buddies have probably told you this before, and we’re guessing it’s why you’ve decided to sign up for your first outing. You’re understandably excited, and probably nervous, too. Don’t worry, your friendly MO staff are here to help.

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Indian Files Trademarks for Scout Rogue

Indian Motorcycle has filed trademark applications in multiple markets for “Scout Rogue,” suggesting a new Scout variant is in the works.

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2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350 First Look

Everybody wants to win the heritage war, including Royal Enfield, who claim they’re the oldest motorcycle marque out there in continuous production – since 1901. Does it matter that about half those years were in India? I guess it shouldn’t. Do car manufacturers battle it out to be the oldest?

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2021 KTM 1290 Super Duke RR First Look

KTM is taking its flagship naked bike to the next level with a limited edition 2021 1290 Super Duke RR. KTM will produce only 500 units of the Super Duke RR, but haven’t confirmed whether it will be offered in North America.

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2021 Moto Guzzi V7 Review – First Ride

Rizoma Presents: The Stealth Mirror

From the brand that has brought you some of the most innovative aftermarket accessories for your motorcycle, Rizoma has done it again. Taking inspiration from the world of aeronautics and merging it with its massive racing experience, Rizoma has created a supersport mirror unlike any other – the Stealth.

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Church of MO: 2001 KTM Roll-Out

Rather hard to believe that KTM didn’t build its first street motorcycle until 1996 – the Duke 620. Since then, the Austrians have built so many excellent Dukes, RC sportbikes, and great adventure motorcycles it’s hard to remember the time before. Today we look back 20 years to when the orange brand decided to make a push into the world of motocross. It took them a while to get there, but they did achieve three Supercross titles in a row with Ryan Dungey, 2015 through 2017. An Easter reading from the book of Kato.

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Motorcycle First Aid: What You Need To Know

The first thing you need to know is that we are not trained professionals. The second thing you need to know is that we’re not trained medical professionals either. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, we wanted to put together a basic overview of what a macro look at motorcycle-specific first aid and best safety practices might entail. We won’t be touching topics like, how to clean wounds, how to splint a leg, or how to reattach an appendage. I mean, yea, we’ve seen Frankenstien, we could probably stitch someone back together. Seems easy enough, but we’ll leave that to the pros and mad scientists. 

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2021 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone First Ride Review

A successful retro standard motorcycle balances nostalgia and performance, style and rideability. Now, 54 years after the first V7 and 13 years after the first modern recreation, Moto Guzzi has released the fourth generation of that modern iteration of the V7 with an all-new engine and chassis. With iconic styling and all of the quirks and character that Guzzi is known for, the nostalgia is there. But has the classic-styled bike’s performance been updated enough to stay competitive with this quickly growing genre of motorcycles?

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Honda Patents Grom-style Electric Minibike

Will we see an electric Honda fun bike in 2022? If so, it could look something like this concept seen in recent patents.

Will we see an electric Honda fun bike in 2022? If so, it could look something like this concept seen in recent patents. (Japanese Patent Office/)

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A New Suzuki GSX-S1000 Is Coming in Less Than Three Weeks

Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 197 – Doha GP

Help Wanted – Marketing Representative

This is an exciting new opportunity to represent a new company that will be coming in GNCC very soon. This candidate needs to be available all weekend at every GNCC. The candidate(s) will represent the company at or near our front gate and distribute promotional materials.

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Tuesday Toolbox: Jonathan Johnson

Repetition breeds success. Trust the process. Stay on your grind. Pick whatever cliché you want, they all seem to apply to this week’s featured rider, and for good reason. Jonathan Johnson may come off as all business, but make no mistake, he’s figured out what it takes to win. In fact, he’s the only rider at the Pro or Pro-Am level (Bike or ATV) to remain undefeated after four rounds of racing.

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