| Jan 3, 2015
| 10:59 PM
Ryan Villopoto, the champion of supercross for the last four years, was back aboard his Kawasaki motorcycle at the sport's season opener Saturday night at Angel Stadium.
But Villopoto's single lap was only ceremonial, because he plans to race overseas...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 4:39 PM
The supercross season opens Saturday night at its usual first stop, Angel Stadium, but the outlook for the sport's championship is decidedly unusual this year.
After winning the supercross title for four consecutive years, Ryan Villopoto is racing...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Two-time supercross champion James Stewart was suspended from competition after failing a drug test earlier this year, the International Motorcycling Federation, or FIM, said Wednesday.
Stewart and his team, Chino-based Yoshimura Suzuki Racing,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:14 AM
She’s a mother of three, a Girl Scout leader and a college administrator with a Ph.D., but her hobby is taking an unusual sport by storm.
In her spare time, Columbia resident Amanda Knapp, 36, changes from her dress clothes to her jumpsuit,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To make his Oscar-nominated 1971 motorcycle documentary, "On Any Sunday," Bruce Brown went to the most famous Hollywood motorcyclist of the era, Steve McQueen.
Brown wanted the King of Cool to be in his film. More important, he needed the actor to...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Motorcycles of all shapes, sizes and velocities speed around the track -- and, quite often, through the air -- in "On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter," director Dana Brown's effusive valentine to two-wheeled motorized transport in all its incarnations....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:06 AM
The second American International Motorcycle Expo comes to Orlando for four days and will include 500 exhibitors this year, an increase of 30 percent from last year's inaugural event.
The show, which will feature the North American debuts of several new...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:18 PM
The season finale of the AMA Pro Flat Track motorcycle-racing series is scheduled Saturday night at the L.A. County Fairplex in Pomona.
The series consists of 16 races during the year on flat dirt tracks, as opposed to the curvy, hilly tracks used in...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The motocross season opens Saturday in San Bernardino, but off-road motorcycle racing's biggest star, Ryan Villopoto, will be on the sidelines.
The Red Bull Glen Helen National, at Glen Helen Raceway, is the opening event of the 12-round Lucas Oil Pro...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Ryan Villopoto was battling for his first supercross title in mid-2011 when he suffered a broken right leg during a race in St. Louis, abruptly ending his season.
But after multiple surgeries and physical therapy on the leg, Villopoto returned in 2012...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Who could resist the indomitable forces of nostalgia unleashed last Friday in a triple-whammy of motorized romance?
One item in The Morning Call was a picture spread on the Wheels of Time Cruise Night in Macungie's Memorial Park. That event, on the...