Happenings

Upcoming Local Events

Posted on: January 24th, 2015 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

2015 is underway and the local events calendar is slowly starting to fill up. That means it’s time to emerge from your holiday-induced hibernation, join up with other riders and get out into the phenomenal weather! Here are a few of our favorite events coming up, but you can see many other events listed on the Road Rider events […]

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Farewell,Texas Tornado

Posted on: August 12th, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

After an incredible pro career spanning over two decades, Colin Edwards said his farewells to MotoGP on Sunday at the Indianapolis Grand Prix. News of Edwards’ retirement came earlier this year when he announced at the Circuit of the Americas round in Austin, Texas that 2014 would be his last year on a MotoGP bike. […]

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CHP Lane Splitting Guidelines Disappear

Posted on: July 26th, 2014 by Road Rider MCA 2 Comments

Two weeks ago, the California Highway Patrol’s Lane Splitting Guidelines quietly disappeared from the CHP website and literature. Published in early 2013, the Guidelines were hailed by many supporters of lane splitting, as well as by some lane splitting opponents, for providing motorcyclists AND motorists some measure of guidance on safe and respectful lane splitting. […]

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This Weekend: World Superbike at Mazda Raceway

Posted on: July 7th, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

eni FIM Superbike World Championship Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca July 11-13, 2014 Monterey will host the World Superbike Championship’s only US stop this weekend, and in typical Superbike fashion, it is sure to be a weekend full of exciting, close racing. The three day event will also pack in AMA supporting races, including AMA Pro […]

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The End of Big Racing At Laguna Seca? Not So Fast

Posted on: June 23rd, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

With the World Superbike race weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca less than a month away, it’s worth reminding everyone that MotoGP will not be returning to Laguna Seca this year. But the disappointing end of MotoGP racing at Laguna Seca was not the end of the track’s life as a prominent and internationally-beloved motorcycle […]

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Thunderhill West Open For Business

Posted on: June 6th, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

The much-anticipated Thunderhill West track extension is now open for business. Select track days this summer will give riders access to the new 1.9-mile section or even the full 4.8 miles that include the original ‘east’ track and the new T-hill West section. Check out the Thunderhill track days on our events calendar or contact […]

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Improve Your Skills for Motorcycle Safety Month

Posted on: May 20th, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month! That means all month long agencies and organizations nationwide are promoting motorcycle awareness to car drivers and safe riding practices to motorcyclists. We know car drivers have a big part to play in reducing the number of motorcycle accidents, but as motorcyclists, we have to do our part every […]

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The Truth About Hearing Damage

Posted on: March 23rd, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

“Have you heard about hearing damage?” “Have I heard about what?” “Have you heard about HEARING DAMAGE?” “Have I heard WHAT?” “HEARING DAMAGE!!!!” Ok, so you’ve probably heard about hearing damage among riders, but maybe those gentle words of warning fell on deaf ears. Maybe you think you’re in the clear because you wear a […]

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Pre-Season Crash Course: MotoGP 2014

Posted on: March 18th, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

It’s going to be a wild, weird ride this season in MotoGP. Oh my, where to begin. Open Class Unveiled First off, the CRT (Claim Rule Team) class has been trashed, revamped, and renamed. Under the CRT rules, independent teams were allowed to continue development throughout the season, have larger fuel tanks, and use 12 […]

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New to the US, new to Road Rider: Kabuto Helmets of Japan

Posted on: March 5th, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

Kabuto FF-5V Kabuto’s top-of-the-line race helmet looks sharp, but its aggressive looks aren’t just for show. First-rate ventilation and high-speed stability make it the chosen helmet of many of Japan’s top professional riders. The FF-5V is Snell-certified, made in Japan, and comes with a Pinlock® shield and visor. Click here for a complete description of […]

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