Honda-LogoTORRANCE, Calif. — Achieving a milestone more than 65 years in the making, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced production of its 300-millionth motorcycle. The milestone bike is a Honda Gold Wing produced at the company’s Kumamoto Factory in Japan.  Honda will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Gold Wing in 2015.

Honda began mass production of motorcycles in Japan in 1949 when it built the Honda 98cc Dream Type-D.  Today, Honda produces motorcycles, ATVs and side-by-sides at 32 plants in 22 countries, including two plants in North America.

“This incredible milestone is the result of the millions of customers who have placed their trust in Honda and we would like to thank all of our customers, associates, dealers and community partners in North America for helping make it possible,” said Bob Gurga, Vice President and Manager of Motorcycle Division for American Honda. “Now, we are focused on the future and the ways that we can harness the challenging spirit of Honda associates to create new joy for Honda customers.”

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Boise, ID
– FLY Racing and Mad Skills Motocross 2 (iOS/Android) have joined forces to bring you the first-ever FLY Racing MX World Series! The gate drops on this three-round, three-week event this Thursday, November 27, and runs through Wednesday, December 17.

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Drake Off Road is proud to announce the release of its new Billet Fuel Doors finished in all black for 2007-14 Jeep Wranglers. These new fuel door assemblies feature precision CNC machined closures with a smooth hinge mechanism and a strong magnetic retainer for easy opening and closing.

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Steven Eugenio and navigator Steve Covey came away with the 2014 Tecate SCORE Trophy Truck Championship and the Overall Points Championship in their first full season in Trophy Truck.

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Monroe, Mich.
– DynoMax has added a new universal part number to the drone-free DynoMax VT muffler series. The new configuration – ideal for trucks, larger sport utility vehicles and custom fabricated systems – includes DynoMax VT patented valve technology and an innovative, high-flow stainless steel performance design.

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El Cajon, Calif.
– In one of the most grueling SCORE International Baja 1000 races to date Rob MacCachren’s  #11 FOX-equipped Trophy Truck was first to cross the 1275-mile race’s finish line.  Sharing driving duties from Ensenada to La Paz with Andy McMillin, the team conquered the hurricane-ravaged Baja terrain and bested over 200 competitors. With a total time of 22 hours, 31 minutes and 28 seconds, the team claimed victory nearly 29 minutes ahead of the next finisher.

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Long Beach, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014  – The Rancho brand has released a new larger RS5000X™ shock series that helps deliver precisely controlled off-road performance to lifted trucks and sport utility vehicles found around the globe. The new RS5000X shock series includes Cross-Tuned Technology, a new, unique valve design that allows for increased control and consistent ride profile with a larger shock body.

Mickey-Thompson-Logo-2-12-13STOW, OH – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels’ new Baja MTZP3 tire has earned two 2014 SEMA Global Media Awards.

After reviewing more than 2,000 products at this year’s SEMA Show, journalist Mikhail Lastochkin of The Russian Federation’s Polny Privod 4×4 Magazine and journalist Perry Mack of Canada’s 4WDrive Magazine selected the Baja MTZP3 for these unique awards.

“The Baja MTZP3 is an incredible mud-terrain tire, and we were so pleased that it was selected by industry journalists to receive these special awards,” stated Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “This tire delivers rugged style, reliable performance in a variety of terrains, longer tread life and responsive handling on the street.

Honda-LogoTORRANCE, Calif. – American Honda today thanked Jeremy McGrath for his many years representing the brand while racing and riding Honda CR and CRF machinery.

When he rode for Team Honda during his racing career, Jeremy McGrath won four-consecutive premier-class AMA Supercross titles from 1993 to 1996. He also earned the premier-class AMA Motocross crown in 1995 aboard a Honda, as well as the ’91 and ’92 AMA 125 West Supercross championships. After moving on to race for other manufacturers and eventually retiring from professional supercross and motocross racing in 2003, McGrath rode Hondas in Supermoto competition for a time and has served as an ambassador for the brand and a test rider for the factory motocross team.

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The Baja 1000 is the ultimate test for manufacturers of all disciplines in desert off-road racing.  Whether it be suspension components, engines, transmissions or full on racecar builders, a win at the legendary Baja 1000 will boast you to the top of the game.  In just over twenty-four hours, Justin Davis hammered his #185 JIMCO Truggy through the toughest race, both physically and mentally, in North America from Ensenada to La Paz to take the win in Class 1 (5th Overall).