A motorcycle racer is born

Elena Myers Press & Events

Willow Springs Raceway, April 2002: This is where my racing career began. I was an 8-year-old girl with a need for speed and a competitive spirit.

I was fell in love with speed from the moment I rode my first roller coaster at Marine World in Vallejo, CA. I was thrilled by the feeling of the wind in my hair, the g-forces throwing me back into my seat, and the adrenaline rush. It didn’t matter if I had to get back in line by myself, I just wanted to keep going and going.

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Ten pro tips to prepare for riding season

Elena Myers Press & Events

We made it! It’s almost springtime and that means it’s almost riding season! If you’re anything like me, you’re probably really excited at the prospect of riding in the next month or so. Now is the perfect time to start getting your motorcycle, your riding equipment and yourself prepared for that first ride. Here are some pro tips to get everything ready to go.

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Daytona Dreams Come True

McGraw Powersports Press & Events

If you’ve never been to the world-famous Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, you have to put it on your bucket list! The massive grandstands, the 31-degree bankings that look almost like a wall, and the smell of gasoline in the air speak to all the legendary races have taken place there over the past fifty-odd years.

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These 3 exercises will help you have crazy fun riding your motorcycle

McGraw Powersports Press & Events

If you think about how professional athletes train, you would probably imagine it involves a lot of practice in their sport. If you’re a marathon runner, for example, training consists of running, as well as some leg strength and flexibility exercises. Soccer players practice techniques and drills with their team several times a week, as well as running and a variety of other exercises.

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Life Lessons I’ve Learned On a Motorcycle

McGraw Powersports Press & Events

Some my life’s greatest moments so far are those I spent on a motorcycle. Just me and the machine. The adrenaline, the speed, the sense of freedom – that’s what I lived for. Every second on a bike was filled with that rush.

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How to make the most of a track day

McGraw Powersports Press & Events

As a beginner at my local go-kart track and safety was always important to me. You can see me here riding with a full leather suit, gloves, boots and an Arai helmet on. Even at low speeds, my gear saved me countless times In my previous post, I wrote about what a track day is: Simply the best way for …

Meet Ameen Sajjadi of Meen Motorsports

McGraw Powersports Press & Events

Ameen Sajjadi with MotoAmerica Superstock 1000 champion and Meen Motorsport racer Josh Herrin. Ameen Sajjadi has been in the motorcycle industry for almost a decade. He is the owner of Meen Motorsports, a motorcycle shop based out of Valencia, California, and the owner of a professional motorcycle road racing team that competes in MotoAmerica, a U.S. racing series. Meen has …

7 Pro Tips for Winter Motorcycle Riding

McGraw Powersports Press & Events

ELENA MYERS FOCUSES WHILE RACING ON A WET TRACK AT MOTOAMERICA ATLANTA IN 2015. Winter is upon us, bringing inclement weather in most of the northern hemisphere. I know many folks have already stored their bikes away for the winter, especially those in the northern-most states of the US and Canada. But, there are places where you can enjoy riding …