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  • Kawasaki Ninja 250SL Z250SL and Z300 prices confirmed

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    27 Feb 2015 | 2:10 am
    Ninja 250SL - £3,849 Z250SL - £3,649 Z300 - £4,349 KAWASAKI has confirmed UK prices for its new Ninja 250SL, Z250SL and Z300.Essentially faired and unfaired versions of the same machine, the Ninja 250SL and Z250SL cost £3,849 and £3,649 respectively.Kawasaki has also quietly dropped the price of the Ninja 300 ABS from £5,200 to £4,899.The 250s produce 28hp and 16.7lbft, and will make more budget-focused alternatives to the Ninja 300 and new Z300.The Z300 is Kawasaki’s naked version of the Ninja 300, using the same frame and 296cc parallel-twin engine.It…
  • Kawasaki service history goes digital

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    27 Feb 2015 | 4:38 am
    EVERY new Kawasaki from next month will come with a free USB stick to store the bike’s service history and other notes.The ‘History Key’ supplements the written service book and will come as part of the initial free membership of the Kawasaki Riders Club.Computerised service histories are already widely used in the car and bike industries, with a central database accessible to dealers.Kawasaki's new key will let customers add notes too. Kawasaki’s Mark Spiller explained: 'The basic idea came about as a result of one of our regular dealer…
  • Top Internet Motorcycle Stories - 27 February 2015

    Bikes in the Fast Lane - Daily Motorcycle News
    Mike Werner
    27 Feb 2015 | 8:00 am
    Slowly but surely edging towards spring, but too slow for my taste. Still bloody cold and wet riding. But at least it gives me time to read motorcycle related articles on the internet. Here are a few I have been reading over the last week that you may have missed. - Buffett Buys Biker Company (CNN Money) - Alpinestars Logan Motorbike Jacket Review (The Telegraph) - Intense Tech Turns Motorcycles Superbikes (Wired) - Why Is Suzuki Helping Fund This Chinese Ducati Knockoff? (.Jalopnik Lanesplitter) - Meet the Eccentric Riders of Shanghai’s Motorcycle Sidecar Subculture (Wired) ...
  • The Kneeslider Garage Evolves

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    Paul Crowe
    16 Feb 2015 | 9:11 am
    Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Sub zero weather isn't bad if you're busy in the garage and for the past few weeks, I've been assembling and mounting new cabinets in the workshop, rearranging and sorting things and, in general trying to put everything in it's proper place. There's still a lot of work to do, […]
  • Legends and Heroes Celebrates Ricky Johnson

    Motorcycle USA Article Headlines Headlines Homepage
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:49 am
    The Legends and Heroes Tour celebrates Ricky Johnson at Atlanta Supercross.
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  • Top Internet Motorcycle Stories - 27 February 2015

    Mike Werner
    27 Feb 2015 | 8:00 am
    Slowly but surely edging towards spring, but too slow for my taste. Still bloody cold and wet riding. But at least it gives me time to read motorcycle related articles on the internet. Here are a few I have been reading over the last week that you may have missed. - Buffett Buys Biker Company (CNN Money) - Alpinestars Logan Motorbike Jacket Review (The Telegraph) - Intense Tech Turns Motorcycles Superbikes (Wired) - Why Is Suzuki Helping Fund This Chinese Ducati Knockoff? (.Jalopnik Lanesplitter) - Meet the Eccentric Riders of Shanghai’s Motorcycle Sidecar Subculture (Wired) ...
  • Review: 2015 Piaggio MP3 500 ABS ASR - The Ultimate Evolution?

    David Morcrette 
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:00 am
    #Review #Piaggio #MP3 - A detailed review from a top French web site of the 2015 Piaggio MP3 500 ABS ASR - The Ultimate Evolution? ...
  • BMW To Make Motorcycle For New Star Wars Movie?

    Mike Werner
    26 Feb 2015 | 10:00 pm
    #Funny #BMW #StarWars - From this photo it looks like BMW might just be making the motorcycles to be used in the new Star Wars. And if they aren't, they should.... ...
  • Video: Your Hood Is Not A Race Circuit

    Mike Werner
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:00 am
    #France #Safety #Ghetto - In French low-income housing projects, like anywhere else in the world, kids are bored and do dangerous things, like racing motorcycles in the streets. One city in France attacked the problem by asking the kids themselves to make a video for their own safety. The result is actually quite good and clear. ...
  • Honda’s New and Beautiful Scrambler

    Mike Werner
    26 Feb 2015 | 4:00 am
    #Honda #Scrambler - Is this Honda's new Scrambler? Is Honda jumping on the Scrambler retro bandwagon? ...
 
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  • The Kneeslider Garage Evolves

    Paul Crowe
    16 Feb 2015 | 9:11 am
    Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Sub zero weather isn't bad if you're busy in the garage and for the past few weeks, I've been assembling and mounting new cabinets in the workshop, rearranging and sorting things and, in general trying to put everything in it's proper place. There's still a lot of work to do, […]
  • Time for New Knowledge New Skills and a New Course

    Paul Crowe
    4 Feb 2015 | 8:00 am
    Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - You may have noticed, I’ve been writing a lot less, in fact, I haven’t written for quite some time. Perhaps you poked The Kneeslider link in your browser checking for signs of life and wondered, “Is there a pulse?” and gone away still unsure. Well, I’ve been wondering myself. A […]
  • Drysdale Dryvtech Hydraulic 2 Wheel Steer and 2 Wheel Drive Motorcycle

    Paul Crowe
    2 Dec 2014 | 9:39 am
    Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Here's an early (1990) build from the master builder down under. Ian Drysdale conjured up this interesting bike utilizing hydraulic drive on both wheels and, just for good measure, hydraulic steering on both wheels, as well. Powered by a 2 stroke engine, Ian named this the Drysdale Dryvtech 2x2x2. Ian […]
  • Building Model Formula One Racers from Cereal Boxes and Paper

    Paul Crowe
    2 Dec 2014 | 8:09 am
    Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - When Paul Bischof was eight years old he got a paper model kit from his dad. After building it he continued with a few more, but then he thought he would like to build models of his own design. That was some years ago, he's now up to about 45 […]
  • The Story Behind Kevin DeShazer’s 3 Cylinder Radial Engine

    Paul Crowe
    21 Nov 2014 | 2:46 am
    Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Original article from: TheKneeslider.com - Recently we put up a couple of photos of Keven DeShazer's three cylinder radial, a fascinating mix of motorcycle and aero engines combined into his own unique design. There was no way I was going to let this go without finding out more about it and I asked Kevin if […]
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  • Kawasaki service history goes digital

    Visordown News
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:38 am
    EVERY new Kawasaki from next month will come with a free USB stick to store the bike’s service history and other notes.The ‘History Key’ supplements the written service book and will come as part of the initial free membership of the Kawasaki Riders Club.Computerised service histories are already widely used in the car and bike industries, with a central database accessible to dealers.Kawasaki's new key will let customers add notes too. Kawasaki’s Mark Spiller explained: 'The basic idea came about as a result of one of our regular dealer…
  • Victory Magnum X1 revealed

    Visordown News
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:47 am
    SUBTLE. Restrained. Understated. These words are just some of the words that have never been used to describe the Victory Magnum. But in a week the firm is going to launch an even more extreme version called the Magnum X-1.The normal Magnum bagger already sports a 21-inch front wheel and oxymoronic 'custom' paint as standard, including schemes such as 'Plasma Lime and Silver', boldly experimenting with the boundary between flamboyant and garish. So when the firm started to tease the fact it would be launching the higher-spec Magnum X-1 at the Full Moon Saloon Launch…
  • New range of Irishbuilt electric bikes

    Visordown News
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:26 am
    A RANGE of new Irish-built electric bikes is due to be unveiled at a motorcycle show in Dublin today, including a sports bike with a claimed range of up to 136 miles.The ‘racing sport inspired’ Volt 220 – presumably taking its name from its maximum range of 220km - is good for 60mph according to the Wexford-based manufacturer.It’s due to be unveiled alongside three scooters: the Volt 90, described as a ‘modern maxi scooter’; the Volt 70, which is a ‘modern commuting scooter’; and the City 60, a ‘fun electric scooter for city…
  • Kawasaki Ninja 250SL Z250SL and Z300 prices confirmed

    Visordown News
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:10 am
    Ninja 250SL - £3,849 Z250SL - £3,649 Z300 - £4,349 KAWASAKI has confirmed UK prices for its new Ninja 250SL, Z250SL and Z300.Essentially faired and unfaired versions of the same machine, the Ninja 250SL and Z250SL cost £3,849 and £3,649 respectively.Kawasaki has also quietly dropped the price of the Ninja 300 ABS from £5,200 to £4,899.The 250s produce 28hp and 16.7lbft, and will make more budget-focused alternatives to the Ninja 300 and new Z300.The Z300 is Kawasaki’s naked version of the Ninja 300, using the same frame and 296cc parallel-twin engine.It…
  • Caption that WARNING THIS MOTORCYCLE IS PROTECTED BY oh I cant be arsed

    Visordown
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:52 pm
    SOME riders will stop at almost nothing to prevent theft; they do almost nothing, then stop.Your funniest caption below, please.Sign up for Visordown's weekly newsletter, Bugsplat, to get the best motorcycle news, road tests and features plus exclusive competitions and offers direct to your inbox. Register as a Visordown member here and tick the box for Bugsplat in your newsletter settings here. Related Content Caption that: The crash bung firm was determined to outdo the competition Caption that: The Hare Scramble wasn't the same after sponsorship cuts Caption that:…
 
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  • Top 5 Yamaha XJR1300 Customs

    Chris Hunter
    28 Feb 2015 | 9:01 am
    The big news on the custom scene right now is the launch of the revised Yamaha XJR1300. The old bruiser has been revitalized and repackaged into two variants: a standard version with wide bars and a seat big enough for two, and a Racer with clip-ons, a small fairing and front fender, and a solo seat. There was never anything wrong with the ‘old’ XJR1300, but there’s plenty to like about the new one (below). The styling has been tidied up, with a slimmer tank that exposes more of the engine. Handling is good, with fully adjustable suspension and Öhlins shocks. Build quality is flawless,…
  • Yamaha DT250 by One Down Four Up

    Wesley Reyneke
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:01 am
    Every year, hundreds of custom motorcycle lovers descend on Portland, Oregon, for the One Motorcycle Show. This year Wayne Corbett and Gabrielle Jones of One Down Four Up made the trip, and left with a trophy. They trekked north from their headquarters in Redding, California, to show off Gabrielle’s new ride: this stunning 1975 Yamaha DT250. “We originally bought the bike for Gabrielle to turn into her daily driver,” explains Wayne. “But we sat on it for about a year, waiting to find the right inspiration.” “Then we ran into an old flat track racer around town. He let us dig…
  • Happy Landings: Clockwork’s CB750 custom

    Wesley Reyneke
    24 Feb 2015 | 9:01 am
    Samuel Guertin used to spend his days wrenching on choppers—the kind that fly. But after a decade working as a helicopter mechanic, he decided that customizing cars and bikes was more fulfilling. So he changed his flight path and Clockwork Motorcycles was born, with a base in the countryside half an hour east of Montréal, Canada. This CB750 custom is called Fury, and it’s Clockwork’s fourth build. “When I found the donor—a 1971 model—it was pretty funny to look at,” explains Samuel. “It was a weird, failed attempt at a gothic bobber-slash-chopper. It deserved better…
  • Bonneville Performance Triumph Street Tracker

    Chris Hunter
    23 Feb 2015 | 9:01 am
    The custom motorcycle scene is a fascinating but often uneasy battle between form and function. Occasionally the two worlds collide in spectacular style—and that’s what happens when you buy a Triumph street tracker from Florida-based Bonneville Performance. Owner Bill Gately also runs an AMA Pro Flat Track team, which is sponsored by Triumph. So he knows how to make a bike go very fast. For between $24,000 and $26,500, Bill will sell you one of his road-legal Street Trackers, with your choice of setup and performance package. Yes, it’s Ducati Panigale money—but it’s also money…
  • Indy Mile: Gasolina’s custom SR400 Tracker

    Wesley Reyneke
    21 Feb 2015 | 9:01 am
    In Melbourne, Australia—on the Yarra River’s shorefront—you’ll find an outfit called Gasolina. It’s an unusual but very appealing business: a restaurant-cum-motorcycle design studio that doubles up as an event venue. A few months ago, Gasolina played host to Yamaha Australia when they relaunched the SR400. The Yamaha guys must have had a good time, because shortly afterwards they delivered a fresh SR400 to Gasolina’s chief designer, Carl Cerra. Carl has twenty years in automotive design under his belt, so he was the perfect candidate to pen some custom designs for the SR.
 
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  • Win Dumb and Dumber To

    Web Staff
    17 Feb 2015 | 7:29 am
    We like sharing stuff with our fans… and we don’t mean things that require a trip to the doctor for a prescription… not that we have those things…just saying if we did, we wouldn’t share them with you…unless we got drunk and you took advantage of us..and well,… you know.. anyway.. here’s your chance to win something that won’t require a trip to the free clinic… click this link to register http://prmo.me/0l635M TweetThe post Win Dumb and Dumber To appeared first on USRiderNews.
  • Go Pro Mount Made in USA

    Web Staff
    9 Dec 2014 | 6:54 am
    The GoPro is arguably the most flexible camera on the market. Now it’s time for a motorcycle MOUNT as flexible as the camera – and a classy look that is unmatched by other mounts! Tons o’ Angle Options: We’ve designed the GoPro mount with up to FIVE swivel and pivot points. You can literally mount this anywhere and get the angle you want! Three Height Options: While we’re being uber-flexible with the angles, how about more height options? Choose from a “shortie” (for those who want to keep the camera close to the mounting location), a “medium” of 5 inch and a “tall”…
  • IT’S MORE FUN WITH THREE!

    Web Staff
    28 Nov 2014 | 8:14 am
    When someone tells you that prejudice is dead, stop right then and produce a copy of this editorial. (btw you should keep a copy of each one that I write…it’s sorta mandatory) Not only is prejudice alive, it’s so pervasive that we almost don’t recognize it when it appears. Before you get the wrong idea, I’m not referring to the kind of prejudice that attracts Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton wannabe’s…. I’m talking about the “it’s not a motorcycle” prejudice that is rampant in our lifestyle. Just to be clear, I’m no genius, (despite having once outscored a member of…
  • HOLY HOG! THE VATICAN TO AUCTION THE POPE’S SOFTAIL

    Web Staff
    26 Nov 2014 | 7:24 am
    A Harley-Davidson motorcycle blessed with the signature of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and later received by Pope Francis, is to be sold for charity at Bonhams 5 February Paris Sale. The motorcycle is to be offered as part of Bonhams Grand Palais auction, entered at no reserve, with an estimate of €15,000-25,000 (£11,700-19,600). In a special countdown to Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary celebrations, two commemorative motorcycle petrol tanks were presented to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. These were signed, and returned to the motorcycle legends US headquarters where they were mounted…
  • Rudest drivers are from Idaho, Washington, D.C., and New York, says Insure.com survey

    Web Staff
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:36 am
    A new survey reveals contempt among states for others’ driving habits. Sept. 15, 2014 (Foster City, Calif.) – Drivers from Idaho, Washington, D.C. and New York have been judged to be the rudest drivers, according to a survey by Insure.com, an independent consumer insurance information website. Also judged to be quite rude are drivers from Wyoming, Massachusetts, Vermont and Delaware. Here’s how the top 10 rudest drivers rank, based on a survey of 2,000 licensed drivers nationwide: Idaho Washington, D.C. New York Wyoming Massachusetts Delaware (tie) Vermont (tie) New Jersey Nevada Utah…
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  • Watch This Drunk Driver Crash into a Snowbank and Fly off an On-ramp

    Tywin Pham
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:00 am
    You read it right, the guy flies off an on-ramp. This is what happens when you drink and drive, one moment you're the "best intoxicated driver in the world," the next you find yourself flying off the road and pile-driving your car into the ground below. While we're on the subject of car-flight, let's talk car jumps for a second. What does one need in order to catapult a car and defy the laws of gravity? Momentum, a ramp, and a whole lot of brass. This man had the perfect formula: maniacal speed, a snowbank ramp, and liquid courage. Put all of that together and you have a cringeworthy and…
  • Royal Enfield Tailgunner Interceptor is Sheer Awesomeness Personified

    Sanjoy Alexander
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:50 pm
    As of late, Royal Enfield has been in the news for all the good reasons. The Indian owned British-marque is grabbing the limelight and chewing into newsprint for their massive expansion plans, and of course, for their exciting launches up ahead. However, now we have got a hold of a piece of news that speaks of an all-original 1A Interceptor bike from the 1960’s. To the uninitiated, the Interceptor was made by Royal Enfield from 1960 to 1970 and during that period they even tinkered with the powerplant—kicking it up to a 750cc unit. The 1A Interceptor was launched back in 1967 and is still…
  • Life, Family and Motorcycles - Cycle Therapy

    Matt Miller
    26 Feb 2015 | 4:14 am
    “You ride a Harley for the sound,” my father would say to me when I was six, as he’d throttle the engine of his 1974 Kawasaki KZ 400. READ MORE:  The Risks of Not Riding a Motorcycle | RideApart Cycle Therapy I’d be standing behind the bike, playing in the warmth of the exhaust and asking him to throttle the engine again. He’d pull the clutch and stomp the shifter into first with a loud, abrupt clunk. The rumble of the engine would deepen as he’d engage the gear, lift his feet to the pegs and take off down the street—the bike getting louder as he’d accelerate, shift,…
  • These Mexican Moto Police Officers Are Gun Wielding Maniacs, on Harley-Davidsons

    Anthony Alaniz
    26 Feb 2015 | 1:46 am
    I don’t speak Spanish particularly well, at least not the sort of Spanish you’d want your grandmother to hear, but they say speech is only a part of communicating. This video of some acrobatic police officers in Mexico transcends the language barrier with a dab badassery and a heap of stupidity. Moto Police Add some south-of-the-boarder culture with motorcycles and you can write your own Erik Estrada joke. READ MORE: What Zombies and Guns Have to do With Motorcycle Gear Icon | RideApart The video description, translated by Facebook, says, “For those who say that you cannot handle and…
  • Yamaha Piano Designers Create "Root" Concept Motorbike

    Sanjoy Alexander
    26 Feb 2015 | 1:00 am
    The 9th Edition of the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2015 (a prestigious design exhibition in France) is coming up and Yamaha is going in with a rather odd entry this time. Instead of getting their bike design team deployed on the project, Yamaha decided to do something outright eccentric. One day, the chap in charge of assigning the team picked himself up during the board meeting and said, “Hey, don’t we have a couple of boffins who design pianos and guitars? How about we get them to design a bike?” And the rest of the suits in the room nodded in agreement. READ…
 
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  • 30 Year of VMAX: JvB-moto celebrates with Yard Built INFRARED

    Sameer Kumar
    19 Feb 2015 | 9:25 pm
    This JvB-moto special takes us back to the mid-1980s and the original Yamaha V-Max...First introduced in 1985, the mighty Yamaha VMAX is 30 years old in 2015. To celebrate, Yamaha have collaborated with JvB-moto to create a tribute to the iconic machine. Cologne-based JvB-moto’s Jens vom Brauck's vision for the VMAX Yard Built special was to transform the stock VMAX into a radical dragster-meets-café racer, exaggerating its brutal power and including styling cues from the 1985 original.New bits on the JvB-moto VMAX include a custom-made aluminium mudguard at the front, which sits below…
  • 2015 Yamaha VMAX Carbon launched

    Sameer Kumar
    8 Feb 2015 | 8:56 pm
    200bhp V4 engine, a bunch of carbonfibre bits and Mad Max issue styling; That's the 2015 Yamaha VMAX CarbonYamaha have launched the special edition VMAX Carbon for 2015, with the dragster-inspired machine fitted with carbonfibre front and rear fenders, carbon side covers and a set of Akrapovic slip-on mufflers. The VMAX’s 1679cc, 200-horsepower V4 engine, aluminium diamond-type twin spar chassis, suspension and shaft drive system remain unchanged. The standard VMAX will still be available alongside the Carbon edition, albeit at a reduced price. Read more »
  • Moto Guzzi customs at Verona Motor Bike Expo: Official high-res pics

    Sameer Kumar
    24 Jan 2015 | 11:02 pm
    Here are official high-res pics of the customised Moto Guzzis shown at the Motor Bike Expo in Verona, Italy
  • Ducati Scrambler customs shown at Motor Bike Expo in Verona

    Sameer Kumar
    23 Jan 2015 | 9:15 pm
    The Hondo Grattan, S.C.R., and Scratch, three unique takes on the Ducati Scrambler... Motorcycle custom shops, Deus Ex Machina, Officine Mermaid and Mr. Martini have created three customised versions of the new Ducati Scrambler - the Full Throttle, Urban Enduro and Classic - which are now being shown at the Motor Bike Expo in Verona, Itay."The main focus is on the aluminium bodywork, with a single-piece tail, number-plate support and a headlight inspired by speedway bikes. An asymmetric mudguard completes the project, together with lots of little details such as the positioning of the…
  • Ducati 1299 Panigale S clocks 1’55”3 at Mugello

    Sameer Kumar
    9 Jan 2015 | 7:44 pm
    With 205bhp from its (very) Superquadro V-twin, the 1299 Panigale S is a force to reckon withOfficial Ducati test rider and DRE instructor, Alessandro Valia recently clocked a lap time of 1'55"3 at the Mugello circuit, aboard the 2015 Ducati 1299 Panigale S. "With the new Panigale 1299, I expected an increase in performance but the final result has surpassed those expectations. During my first test of the 1299 Panigale S on the Mugello circuit, I managed to obtain a best lap time of 1'55"3, which is really incredible for a production bike with lights, turn signals, and…
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  • Book Giveaway - Leanings 3 On the Road and in the Garage with Cycle Worlds's Peter Egan

    IHG
    6 Feb 2015 | 3:55 pm
    I am giving away this hardcover copy of Leanings 3 - On the Road and in the Garage with Cycle World's Peter Egan.  Please send an email to motorcyclesandskulls@yahoo.com if you are interested in receiving this book.  I will have a drawing from the names received on March 1, 2015.
  • I Can't Believe It's Over! Farewell Sons of Anarchy!!

    IHG
    16 Jan 2015 | 9:57 pm
    I've been a die hard Sons of Anarchy fan for the past 7 seasons.  I cried like a baby watching Jax Teller ride to his death.  I really am going to miss the anticipation of a new season come fall 2015. My fascination with the outlaw culture sucked me into this brilliant show.  I loved characters and I hated characters.  Each one of them added something special to the tangled web that they lived in.  I would be lying if I said my favorite wasn't Jax.  Charlie Hunnam really made me believe that Jax was the real deal and not just a character.  I thank God for…
  • Merry Christmas

    IHG
    24 Dec 2014 | 12:07 pm
    Hi All!  I know the posting was very sparse this past year and I hope to pick it up in 2015.  Wishing all of you a Very Merry Christmas!Painting by Dyke Roskelley
  • Garage-Girls announces 2014 Ultimate Biker Makeover winner sponsored by GEICO Motorcycle

    IHG
    7 Oct 2014 | 5:07 pm
    (Mitchell,SD) September 24, 2014 – Garage-Girls recently announced that Chris Gibbany of Harrison, Arkansas, is the winner of its 2014 Ultimate Biker Makeover, sponsored by GEICO Motorcycle.  Gibbany was among 84 contestants who sent in a 600-word essay describing why they are most in need of a Garage-Girls Ultimate Biker Makeover. Her essay touched upon her sacrifices and commitment to “hunker down” and put herself through school in order to open new career opportunities.“We received more submissions for the Garage-Girls Ultimate Biker Makeover Contest than for any other…
  • Modern Day Easy Riders

    IHG
    16 Jul 2014 | 9:24 pm
    I found this amazing video while checking out the blog Kemosabe and The Lodge.  These modern day Easy Riders live lives that most of us just dream about.  While we are working our 40, 50, 60 hour work weeks, this band of gypsies are living out the dream.  Check out Marching to the Sea.  It will make you want to ditch your 8 - 5 gig and take off on the open road to wherever your two wheels lead you.
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  • Bagaimana Cara Menurunkan Kadar Asam Urat Secara Alami

    fembi hesiandra
    6 Feb 2015 | 6:09 am
    Kadar asam urat yang selalu tinggi dan hanya turun ketika Anda minum obat? Mungkin Anda bisa mencoba cara menurunkan kadar asam urat secara alami berikut ini.Seperti halnya dengan sebagian besar penyakit lain, sakit asam urat juga merupakan hasil dari gaya hidup tidak sehat dan diet yang tidak direncanakan. Untuk mengurangi kadar asam urat Anda, Anda harus memeriksa konsumsi makanan Anda secara keseluruhan. Berikut adalah 5 cara mudah yang dapat membantu Anda:Minum setidaknya 8-10 gelas air setiap hari. Minum air pada interval membuat tubuh Anda terhidrasi sehingga kristal asam urat tidak…
  • Obat Tradisional Asam Urat Ampuh

    fembi hesiandra
    6 Feb 2015 | 6:06 am
    Obat tradisional asam urat - Penyakit Asam Urat adalah jenis arthritis yang dapat mempengaruhi bagian-bagian tubuh yang berbeda seperti telinga, sendi kecil di tangan, pergelangan tangan, pergelangan kaki atau lutut. Gejala asam urat termasuk nyeri akut, pembengkakan, nyeri intens dan peradangan pada sendi.Penyebab pasti asam urat tidak diketahui, tetapi jumlah tinggi asam urat dalam tubuh adalah salah satu alasan. Beberapa kemungkinan penyebab lain adalah genetika, konsumsi alkohol yang berlebihan, kurangnya latihan fisik, asupan protein yang berlebihan dan terlalu banyak stres.Penyakit Asam…
  • Penyebab Asam Urat

    fembi hesiandra
    6 Feb 2015 | 5:48 am
    Penyakit asam urat ini disebabkan oleh penumpukan zat asam urat dalam darah. Asam urat adalah produk limbah yang terbentuk ketika tubuh memecah bahan kimia dalam sel-sel yang dikenal sebagai purin. Kebanyakan asam urat akan dibuang dari tubuh melalui ginjal. Sejumlah kecil dikeluarkan melalui sistem pencernaan. Penyebab asam urat dijabarkan di bawah ini.Kristal natriumAsam urat biasanya tetap dilarutkan dalam darah dan melewati ginjal menjadi urin Anda sehingga dapat keluar dari tubuh Anda.Jika Anda memproduksi terlalu banyak asam urat atau mengeluarkan terlalu sedikit ketika buang air kecil,…
  • Obat Tradisional Kanker Kelenjar Getah Bening

    fembi hesiandra
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:21 am
    Apa itu Kanker Kelenjar Getah BeningPenyakit kanker kelenjar getah bening merupakan salah satu penyakit yang memang mematikan yang biasa juga disebut dengan kanker getah bening, dan kanker tersebut merupakan salah satu jenis kanker yang ganas sehingga bisa mengancam nyawa manusia. Oleh karena itu penyakit kanker kelenjar getah bening harus segera diatasi dengan menkonsumsi obat tradisional kanker kelenjar getah bening karena jika tidak diatasi dengan baik maka nantinya akan membuat nyawa terancam. Penyakit kanker kelenjar getah bening sendiri memang bisa menyerang siapapun, oleh karena itu…
  • Penyebab Kanker Kelenjar Getah Bening Non Hodgkins

    fembi hesiandra
    26 Jan 2015 | 12:18 am
    Dokter tidak yakin apa yang menjadi penyebab kanker kelenjar getah bening non-Hodgkin. Limfoma Non-Hodgkin terjadi ketika tubuh Anda memproduksi terlalu banyak limfosit - sejenis sel darah putih. Biasanya, limfosit melalui siklus hidup yang dapat diprediksi. Limfosit lama mati, dan tubuh Anda menciptakan yang baru untuk menggantikan mereka. Dalam limfoma atau kanker kelenjar getah bening non-Hodgkin, limfosit Anda tidak mati, tapi terus tumbuh dan membelah. Sehingga membuat kelebihan pasokan limfosit ke kelenjar getah bening Anda, menyebabkan mereka membengkak. Limfoma Non-Hodgkin dapat…
 
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  • Brake Calipers By Roland Sands Design

    Cyril Huze
    28 Feb 2015 | 6:15 am
    Roland Sands Design (RSD) has taken the best of brake caliper technology, high quality precision machining and trademark RSD styling to create the next step up in braking power for your V-Twin. With GP racing architecture and weight distribution, the extra rigidity... This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more!
  • Buffalo Chip To Become A New South Dakota Municipality On May 7, 2015?

    Cyril Huze
    28 Feb 2015 | 6:12 am
    The Buffalo Chip is one step closer to becoming the newest municipality in South Dakota. The Meade County Commission today accepted the petition presented by registered voters for incorporation. The registered voters and founding members of Buffalo Chip, SD will vote in an... This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more!
  • The Main 2015 Daytona Bike Week Bike Show Events

    Cyril Huze
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:10 am
    March 6-7-8, 2015. International Swap Meet And Bike Show. At the Eustis, Florida Lake County Fairgrounds and Convention Center 2102 County Road 452, Eustis, Florida. Antique factory bikes with original paint, vintage restorations, antique racing and touring machines,... This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more!
  • Victory Motorcycles To Introduce The Magnum X-1 In Daytona Beach Saturday March 7th. Exclusive Party With Multi-Platinum Hard Rock Band Godsmack.

    Cyril Huze
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:00 am
    Victory Motorcycles will rock Bike Week 2015 in Daytona Beach with the newest member of its Bagger family – the Magnum X-1 – the baddest, loudest Victory Bagger yet during an exclusive party featuring multi-platinum hard rock titans Godsmack. Join Victory Saturday night,... This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more!
  • New Daymaker LED Headlamps For The Harley-Davidson Dyna Fat Bob Model.

    Cyril Huze
    26 Feb 2015 | 6:30 am
    The Harley-Davidson Dyna Fat Bob FXDF has a very distinctive look with its Twin-Lamp system. And now you can replace it with a brilliant Fat Bob Daymaker LED Lamps Kit (P/N 67700260 Chrome, P/N 67700261 Black; $799.95) designed expressly for the Fat Bob motorcycle dual... This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more!
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  • Lunchtime Errands

    Charlie6
    24 Feb 2015 | 2:14 pm
    Scarlett, my 2014 URAL Patrol Sidecar Rig and I took advantage of a gorgeous day here in the Metro Denver area.  Though the snow remains still covering grassy areas, the roads were just mostly wet to dry due to the bright sunshine we got today.More snow forecast for the next couple of days so we headed out during the lunch hour to run some errands.As I reached the junction of Orchard and Parker Road, I stopped for a few minutes to get these shots of Mount Evans from the southern end of Cherry Creek Park.After dropping off the paperwork for the tax accountant, we rode over to the parking…
  • Not Quite the Snow-apocalyse Here, yet.

    Charlie6
    22 Feb 2015 | 12:26 pm
    The storm system forecasted for us here in the Metro Denver area had everyone talking about the "snow-apocalypse".  Some of us, a bit more jaded due to the regular over-hyping of these events, had our doubts.Yesterday in the early afternoon, I went out for a small bit of riding and was quite disappointed with the amount of snow to be had:The dirt roads of the  ranching neighborhood I like to go to for pictures coated poor Scarlett in icy mud and I had to hose her down when I got her home.Of course, about an hour after I got home, it started snowing in earnest and we all held out…
  • Review: The North45 Face Mask

    Charlie6
    20 Feb 2015 | 10:00 am
    In my continued search for ways to deal with how glasses and visors fog up on you while motorcycling in cold weather, I stumbled upon the North45 face mask for skiers using goggles.Now, they don't market this product for motorcycle riders but I thought it might work; so I asked the manufacturer for a review face mask and he happily obliged.Please see their website for full details and other pics on how the mask works for skiers wearing goggles.  LINKRegular readers known, that I wear glasses and have been using a Skidoo Snowmobile Helmet with accompanying face mask when temperatures are…
  • Communispace is recruiting Riders!

    Charlie6
    17 Feb 2015 | 6:21 pm
    I was recently contacted by Kasey, a consultant with Communispace, an outfit who's forte is the creation/facilitating of private and focused online discussion communities.What makes them different from say the myriad of brand-specific online discussion forums that exists on the Internet you ask?  While they do seem to use the regular mechanisms such as discussion threads, surveys and such, they're different in that they coordinate/facilitate the participation of business leaders in the focus industry.For instance, in my case, Kasey was inviting me try out for a slot in a motorcycle…
  • The 2015 Elephant Ride

    Charlie6
    15 Feb 2015 | 5:24 pm
    Today, four URAL Sidecar Rigs attempted to reach the gate about three miles from the summit of Guanella Pass.  An annual event since 1989 I think, held on the Sunday of the second full weekend of February, the Elephant Ride is an attempt to ride on the snow-packed packed road from Grant, CO to the gate barring further access to the summit,  in Winter.The challenge is you see, is negotiating what is usually several miles of snow-covered, uphill sloping roadway, crossing the "big drift" of snow and getting one's picture taken at the gate.This year?  Not a lot of snow but there…
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  • THE PARIS SCENE: RETROMOBILE AND GRAND PALAIS

    The Vintagent
    17 Feb 2015 | 9:31 am
    Special to TheVintagent.com by Francois-Marie Dumas:A nice display!  A 'Roman Holiday' poster with the early Vespa 98, ca 1946.  As timeless as the film...Retromobile: For its 40th birthday this year, Rétromobile, which has presented some fantastic exhibitions in the past, seems to have forgotten about motorcycles completely, with only a few examples hidden between the cars.  As late as 2011, terrific motorcycle displays dotted this enormous show, and made the trip worthwhile for hardcore vintage riders.  There are still a few bikes on display in the stalls, and…
  • KENJI EKUAN, VMAX DESIGNER

    The Vintagent
    11 Feb 2015 | 10:24 am
    Kenji Ekuan, industrial designer, and head of GK Design GroupAs a child, he wandered the streets of his native Hiroshima just after the nuclear devastation, and spoke of hearing the voices of 'mangled streetcars, bicycles and other objects', lamenting they could no longer be used.  After his father died from radiation poisoning, Kenji Ekuan became a monk, but changed course to become the most celebrated industrial designer in Japan. He graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 1955, and set up his own design business in 1957. Regarding 'futuristic' design,…
  • REPLICATING 'OLD BILL'

    The Vintagent
    10 Feb 2015 | 12:58 pm
    BS Allen with his Brough Superior 'Old Bill' replica, with twin-cam JAP 980cc SV engine, and little else!I recently posted a compelling photo of 'BS Allen' from 1923 (on my Facebook site), beside a replica of George Brough's infamous sprinter 'Old Bill'.  I hadn't realized Brough Superior had built replicas of George's personal testbed/winning sprinter, but of course, GB would sell a bike to anyone willing to pay, in any specification they chose! BS Allen as Royal Flying Corps pilot in WW1Dave Clark of the Brough Superior Club saw my post, and filled in a few details:  "Brian…
  • SHOOTING THE 'ARROW'

    The Vintagent
    6 Feb 2015 | 11:43 pm
    The front half of the streamlining of the Indian 'Arrow' in 1937 at BonnevilleWhile Burt Munro's 'world's fastest Indian' is the most famous record-breaker to use Springfield iron as its base, it certainly wasn't the only Indian used in land speed record attempts.  Let's not forget that the first-ever certified absolute motorcycle world speed record was set by Gene Walker on his 994cc Indian, at Daytona Beach in 1920.  While he 'only' recorded a 2-way average of 104.21mph (167.56kph), this was faster than anyone else had done under the watchful eyes of a neutral (ish) sanctioning…
  • 'STORY OF THE CHOPPER' EXHIBIT - BIKES WANTED!

    The Vintagent
    27 Jan 2015 | 7:35 am
    Fat chance finding the Kenny Howard Indian he modified in 1946, the grand-daddy of all choppers...but we can ask!I'm working with Mark Mederski and John Parham at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa, to curate an exhibit illustrating the development of early American custom motorcycles, up to and including the chopper itself.  The exhibition is based on my new book 'The Chopper; the Real Story' (Gestalten), to set the story straight on the history of American custom motorcycles. We're looking for ORIGINAL, built in the period examples of:1920s/30s Cut-Downs1930s/40s…
 
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  • MXGP: Perfect Night For Max Nagl

    28 Feb 2015 | 3:30 pm
    The much-anticipated MXGP season got underway under the lights in Losail, Qatar and taking the win in dominating fashion was Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing's Max Nagl. Nagl's big win was perhaps a bit unexpected, as the pre-season hype was all about the face-off between eight-time World Champion Antonio Cairoli and four-time AMA Supercross Champion Ryan Villipoto.
  • Victory Motorcycles to Rock Daytona Bike Week

    28 Feb 2015 | 11:20 am
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  • Bob Weaver Yamaha Wins Star Motorcycles 'Battle Of The Bolts'

    28 Feb 2015 | 9:15 am
    February 27, 2015 - The Bolt, like all Star Motorcycles, was designed and engineered for easy personalization and customization, and the mantra, "We build it, you make it your own" could not be more true to form. To help people see how unique the Bolt can be, and how easy it is for owners to personalize it, Star Motorcycles created the "Battle of the Bolts" contest where dealers across the country competed against each other in building the coolest custom Bolts on the planet.
  • The Wall Street Journal: Keanu Reeves's excellent motorcycle adventure

    28 Feb 2015 | 8:16 am
    In acting class it's called space work, a sort of pantomime to create the illusion of handling an object that isn't there, like smoking an invisible cigarette. Keanu Reeves resorts to space work when he describes his new motorcycle, putting his fists out and sitting on a low-slung imaginary saddle while leaning hard into the Malibu Canyon hairpin that never seems far from his mind.
  • Re: Ready to race: Sacha Lakic's CX500

    28 Feb 2015 | 4:06 am
    Who'd have thought that the humble Honda CX500 would one day join the CB750 and SR500 as a staple of custom builders? The poor man's Guzzi-once loved only by despatch riders-has fast become the sweetheart of the custom world. The CX500 works best when builders manage to straighten out its awkward lines.
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  • Indian Motorcycle Announces The 2016 Chief Dark Horse - Forbes

    Google Inc.
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:31 pm
    Hindustan TimesIndian Motorcycle Announces The 2016 Chief Dark HorseForbesContinuing its resurgence under owner Polaris Industries, Indian Motorcycle has just announced another variant on the Chief platform to join the lineup for 2016. Called the “Chief Dark Horse,” the new model will start at $16,999 when it reaches Indian launches Chief Dark HorseHindustan Timesall 3 news articles »
  • Skully, Maker Of A Google Glass-Like Motorcycle Helmet, Raises $11 Million - Forbes

    Google Inc.
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:54 am
    ForbesSkully, Maker Of A Google Glass-Like Motorcycle Helmet, Raises $11 MillionForbesSkully, the maker of a Google Glass-like augmented reality motorcycle helmet, has raised $11 million in a Series A venture capital raise. That money is on top of the money it already raised from its hugely popular Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign last Smart Motorcycle Helmet Maker Skully Lands $11 Million In Series A To Start TechCrunchSkully Scores $11M in Series A Round for Smart Motorcycle HelmetFox BusinessHigh-Tech Motorcycle Helmet Skully Gets $11 Million in FundingBloombergWall Street Journal (blog)all…
  • Well-known teacher killed in motorcycle crash - KCCI Des Moines

    Google Inc.
    23 Feb 2015 | 10:00 am
    DesMoinesRegister.comWell-known teacher killed in motorcycle crashKCCI Des MoinesWe're learning more tonight about a deadly motorcycle accident that killed two people Saturday afternoon. The crash happened on Highway 28 just south of the Highway 5 bypass. The Iowa State Patrol today released the names of the two victims as ...Warren County motorcycle crash victims identifiedDesMoinesRegister.comTwo killed in motorcycle crash south of Des MoinesKCRGTwo dead following evening motorcycle crashKIMT 3whotv.com -kwwl.comall 18 news articles »
  • Harley Davidson Invites Riders to Help Shape its First Electric Motorcycle - NDTVAuto.com

    Google Inc.
    24 Feb 2015 | 4:48 am
    NDTVAuto.comHarley Davidson Invites Riders to Help Shape its First Electric MotorcycleNDTVAuto.comIn one-of-its kind initiative, Harley Davidson has announced to invite riders around the world to help shape its first electric motorcycle - the Project LiveWire. It will be done under the company's Project LiveWire Experience tour that will cover Harley-Davidson driving Project LiveWire around the globeMilwaukee Business JournalHarley-Davidson Project LIVEWIRE Goes InternationalCycleworldH-D LiveWire Tour Goes International in 2015MotorcycleUSA.comall 22 news articles »
  • Woman dies after test-driving, crashing motorcycle at Carrollton dealership - Dallas Morning News (blog)

    Google Inc.
    22 Feb 2015 | 8:16 am
    Woman dies after test-driving, crashing motorcycle at Carrollton dealershipDallas Morning News (blog)An Arlington woman died Saturday after she crashed a motorcycle that she was test-driving at a Carrollton dealership. Police say Sherry Gutkowski, 43, was riding the motorcycle in a private parking lot adjacent to a motorcycle dealership. The parking Texas Woman Dies When Motorcycle Crashes During Test DriveKWTXArlington woman dead after test-driving, crashing motorcycleMonitorall 14 news articles »
 
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  • Cairoli and Herlings go wide open at the opener

    admin
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:52 pm
    Mud, speed and intensity are three important elements to a good race. Throw in at least twenty of the world’s best MXGP riders and another handful or two of mega talented MX2 riders, with the addition of an amazing floodlit track surrounded by impeccable facilities and you’ll have one of the best off-road sporting events the world has ever seen. You’ll also have something that simulates the season opener to the 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship which took place last night at the amazing man-made motocross circuit of Losail, Qatar, where Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Antonio…
  • 2015 FIM Sidecar World Championship – Calendar

    admin
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:04 am
    The event at Spa has not been confirmed and has been replaced by a round in Brands Hatch (Great Britain) during the BSB round on 19 July. The CCR has approved the following final calendar: Date Country Circuit 12 April Great Britain Donington Park 18 April France Le Mans 20-21June Croatia Grobnik-Rijeka (2 Races) 28June Hungary Pannonia Ring 19 July Great Britain Brands Hatch 02 August The Netherlands Assen 22-23 August Germany Oschersleben (2 Races) 19 September France Paul Ricard-Le Castellet The post 2015 FIM Sidecar World Championship – Calendar appeared first on Superbike News.
  • MotoAmerica Announces TV Talent

    admin
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:10 am
    MotoAmerica, the new home of AMA Superbike racing, has announced its lineup of talent for CBS Sports Network’s coverage of the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Series. The team will be led by veteran race caller Jonathan Green, who will be joined in the booth by analyst and two-time World Superbike Champion Colin Edwards. Noted motorsports TV personality Cristy Lee will round out the trio as pit reporter for the nine-round series that gets started at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, April 10-12. The team will be led by broadcasting veteran Green, one of…
  • The FIM CEV Repsol: still making champions

    admin
    26 Feb 2015 | 4:41 am
    With two of the three official tests of the 2015 Moto3™ World Championship completed, Fabio Quartararo looks set to be a candidate for the top positions this season. The reigning FIM CEV Repsol Moto3™ champion is showing the dominating style and skills that brought him the honours last season. During the first official test at the Circuit of Valencia the Frenchman posted the fastest lap, and was logged as the fastest rider in the opening test of the season. A few days later at the Circuit of Jerez the Repsol rider – not content just to repeat the same feat – posted a record…
  • Marquez finishes ahead of rivals after Sepang 2 test

    admin
    25 Feb 2015 | 4:08 am
    After 3 days of intense testing, it was reigning MotoGP™ champion Marc Marquez who laid down the early marker for the rest of the paddock. Photos courtesy of www.motogp.com The weather has played a major part in each team’s testing plans, with the searing heat during the day meaning that realistically riders could only really set flying laps within a small time frame when the sun wasn’t at its peak. Most teams focused on developing the bike and finding their riders ideal set ups over the first two days, while today provided a chance for the teams to show their true pace this…
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  • *NIB* A STAR SMX PLUS boots..

    okie
    28 Feb 2015 | 8:20 pm
    New in box & never ridden in. (only tried on) Black non vented 45-10.5 $290 obo shipped US. (msrp $369)
  • Break issues - '06 636

    highflyer_i469
    28 Feb 2015 | 7:31 pm
    I've having issues with my breaks, both front and rear and am looking for thoughts on path forward. Bike is a '06 Ninja 636, stock brakes, lines, calipers. Bike has about 27K miles on it, a number of track days from a few years ago when i got out to the track (ran fast intermediate/slow expert level). This last year, i've barely gotten out to ride. however, i have noticed t hat if the bike sits without being ridden, after about a week, both the front and rear brakes are squishy and need to be bled. i can bleed the brakes, and all is well. if i ride every couple days, the brakes seem to stay…
  • The guy to watch on WSBK 2015

    R1Fast
    28 Feb 2015 | 11:48 am
    Although he may be on a slow bike this year, keep your eye on VDM!! He'll be on Yamaha in a year or 2, lol. Attachment 238409 Attached Images  
  • AGV Corsa Valentino Rossi WISH Limited Edition Helmet

    motowheels
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:53 pm
    Combines the performance of the Pista GP with road features such as adjustable air vents, variable aerodynamics with a removable spoiler, and increased comfort AGV Corsa Valentino Rossi WISH Limited Edition Helmet Pricing: $999.95 VALENTINO ROSSI LIMITED EDITION - WISH Valentino Rossi's Corsa “Wish” helmet pays tribute to his late friend and fellow racer Marco Simoncelli At the official test in Sepang , Valentino Rossi amazed everyone with a brand new helmet for the first laps of 2014. As usual "The Doctor"showed no lack of originality never ceasing to surprise us with his…
  • Welcome back to SBN!

    R1Fast
    27 Feb 2015 | 6:33 pm
    Check in / Sign In. - R1Fast = Glen
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  • Revved up and rolling

    27 Feb 2015 | 4:45 pm
    IN A blur of leather and chrome, thousands of Harleys roared into Tamworth yesterday ahead of the Harley Owners Group's 24th national rally. PUMPED: Don Vuletcic, from the Harley Owners Group, is just one of 2000 motorbike enthusiasts expected to roll into Tamworth for a national rally.
  • Appleton Harley Davidson earns green certification

    26 Feb 2015 | 3:37 pm
    Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Chief of Staff Charlie Gentry, Chamber of Commerce Director Melinda Shepard, and CMC Green Certification Steering Committee Members Stephen James and Daryl Prater attended their green ribbon-cutting. "The hardest part was getting these men on board, Suiter joked.
  • Kansas City Cross-Cultural Harley Clips

    26 Feb 2015 | 5:18 am
    We try not to post many marketing clips but Harley-Davidson motorcycles are today's iconic exceptions and these Kansas City videos are exceptionally well done. Here's a look at Kansas City clips that reveal motorcycle appreciation spanning across demographic lines: Check white biker night .
  • Republicans seek the perfect date (read: candidate) for 2016

    26 Feb 2015 | 2:13 am
    In this Dec. 17, 2014, file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Let's say that America has given you the job of picking the perfect candidate for president.
  • Sturgis museum announces hall of fame inductees

    24 Feb 2015 | 9:11 pm
    The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame announced the 2015 inductees into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame and the Freedom Fighters Hall of Fame. Eight people are being recognized for their "long term positive impact" on the motorcycle community, according to a release from the museum.
 
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  • The Premiere Napa Valley Wine-Barrel Auction Sets a New Sale Record

    Kelli White
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
    On February 21, Premiere Napa Valley’s annual barrel auction raked in $6 million in total (an average of $286 per bottle), surpassing last year’s record-setting sum of $5.9 million and making it the event’s most successful sale to date. Following a walk-around tasting, dozens of buyers from some of the top retail and restaurant outlets in the world vied for the 225 small lots of wine, all of which were created exclusively for the event. The highest overall bidder was Total Wine & More, an independent retai...
  • Richard Mille Debuts the Tourbillon Fleur Women’s Watch

    John Lyon
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:00 am
    Presented this year at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, the Richard Mille RM 19-02 Tourbillon Fleur is a women’s tourbillon with an artistic twist. Positioned on the dial at 7 o’clock is a representation of a magnolia composed of five 18-karat-white-gold petals hand painted purple. Every 5 minutes, these petals open to reveal the watch’s beating flying tourbillon—a version of the complication that is supported by only a lower bridge. As the petals open, the tourbillon—which is set with seven rub...
  • A Tweak to Fat Metabolism May Prevent Heart Disease

    27 Feb 2015 | 12:00 am
    Molecular inhibitor represents new treatment target for drugs to halt atherosclerosis Working with mice and rabbits, Johns Hopkins scientists have found a way to block abnormal cholesterol production, transport and breakdown, successfully preventing the development of atherosclerosis, the main cause of heart attacks and strokes and the number-one cause of death among humans. The condition develops when fat builds inside blood vessels over time and renders them stiff, narrowed and hardened, greatly reducing ...
  • A League of Your Own

    26 Feb 2015 | 12:00 am
    Is play part of your plan for health? Leisure activities, particularly group activities, are a vital part of keeping adults healthy in mind and body, says Jeremy Barron, M.D., medical director of the Beacham Center for Geriatric Medicine at Johns Hopkins. But according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, time spent on leisure and sports activities over the weekend peaks in our late teens and then diminishes as adult responsibilities monopolize our free time.   To help make play a priority in your life a...
  • Unsung Cells Double the Benefits of a New Osteoporosis Drug

    25 Feb 2015 | 12:00 am
    Experiments in mice with a bone disorder similar to that in women after menopause show that a scientifically overlooked group of cells are likely crucial to the process of bone loss caused by the disorder, according to Johns Hopkins researchers. Their discovery, they say, not only raises the research profile of the cells, called preosteoclasts, but also explains the success and activity of an experimental osteoporosis drug with promising results in phase III clinical trials. A summary of their work was publish...
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  • The American Motorcycle Girls 1900 to 1950

    Fuzzygalore
    28 Feb 2015 | 5:02 am
    For my birthday this year, I received the most fabulous book from my equally fabulous friend Ally. Check this out: The American Motorcycle Girls 1900 to 1950 A photographic history of early women motorcyclists by Cristine Sommer Simmons. Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU, sweet Ally. You are a doll. Perusing through the photographs in the 200+ pages of this book really sets my imagination on fire. We can pat ourselves on the back for being brave new generation of women motorcyclists but we need to respect our history.  A proper curtsy is due to the ladies who paved the way for us back to the…
  • Cabin Fever: This Is The Time When Trips Are Born

    Fuzzygalore
    25 Feb 2015 | 3:36 pm
    For the first time in what seems like eons, I noticed that it was light out at 6:30 this morning. And as I walked the dog in the evening, it was still light out at 5:30. Just that little bit of sunshine made me feel hopeful. While scrolling through my Facebook feed, I noticed a photo post from Wayne, the all around good dude at America Rides Maps. He was talking about having cabin fever and how “this is the time trips are born.” Ain’t that the truth? As it turns out, I have been having a recurring daydream for a couple weeks now. I was just telling my mom…
  • A Motorcyclist’s Lament: It Has Been A Long Winter

    Fuzzygalore
    24 Feb 2015 | 12:24 am
    After all the snow melts and the salt and sand are washed away from the roads, I hope that I remember how to work this thing! Sitting on it and making vroom vroom noises is getting old.
  • Everyone Should Sleep in a Castle at Least Once

    Fuzzygalore
    23 Feb 2015 | 9:25 am
    No Moto Content: This weekend we decided to see how the other half lives and booked a room at Oheka Castle here on Long Island. This lovely grand home is still the owners private residence though it houses 30+ hotel rooms and suites. Me? Sleeping in a castle? Crazy. Sometimes I feel that I am out of my element in luxurious places or partaking in glamorous things. I’m convinced this idea of unworthiness is a residue of growing up in a low economic rung. One day someone will come bounding out of a broom closet shouting “imposter!” only to pull me out of view with a giant…
  • Hello, My Name is Fuzzygalore – Girlie Motorcycle Blogger

    Fuzzygalore
    21 Feb 2015 | 6:30 pm
    Following up on the post The Voices of the Motorcycle Blogging Community, last Friday while sunbeaming outside with my dog Lilo, I sat around talking to myself. If you’re a long time reader you probably realize that I’m camera shy and that I don’t often appear in photos on my own damn blog. On top of being camera shy, I feel like I am a terrible conversationalist so making a video was an interesting process. Even so, I found it strangely therapeutic. So, for better or worse – this is the voice of the person you’re reading here. I’ll go ahead and crawl…
 
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    XS650 Chopper

  • Hell Mutt

    Ted
    23 Feb 2015 | 3:20 pm
    Juan – 83 special .I put this together last summer. It took a while but  worth it. This thing is awesome to ride.s xs650..
  • Uk bobber

    Ted
    23 Feb 2015 | 3:18 pm
    Built by me and my big Bruv. Engine fully rebuilt thanks to mikes xs in the USA. Plus exhaust from pandamonium choppers again in the USA. ( where would we Continue Reading →
  • Jerry Luke – 1981 XS650

    Ted
    19 Feb 2015 | 4:32 pm
    Jerry Luke – Been working on the bike on and off for the last two years some more wiring and she will be done. TC brothers Hard tail & forward controls, Continue Reading →
  • Back From The Grave

    Ted
    15 Feb 2015 | 4:04 pm
    Ross Jackson – So the bike is a 1977 xs650 that was brought over from the USA in packed shipping container, it was a total basket case none runner but Continue Reading →
  • 83 Bobber bdeltorre

    Ted
    9 Feb 2015 | 2:33 pm
    Brian – One weekend while searching on craigslist i found a diamond in the rough….. an 83 Heritage special hiding under a front deck of a home north of Pittsburgh. I Continue Reading →
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  • 102 Million Mobile Purchases in 2014 & 54 Other Mobile Stats You Need to Know

    26 Feb 2015 | 9:19 am
    Welcome to the mobile generation!  Heidi Cohen, author of Actionable Marketing Guide, a website dedicated to simplifying tactical marketing tips, has put together a great guide to help us all embrace the new mobile generation. Her article, "55 US Mobile Facts Every Marketer Needs for 2015," will help you see this as the year your inventory goes past just being digital. It’s time to make it mobile! From Cohen’s article, it’s clear to see that mobile is here to stay. Those not embracing the mobile movement risk being left behind. It's time to unchain yourself from the desktop and…
  • $17.7 Billion Spent on Mobile Advertising in 2014

    29 Jan 2015 | 8:33 am
    What You Need to KnowThe amount of advertising dollars that are spent on mobile advertising is growing!Consumers turn to mobile before any other information source and ensuring your inventory has gone mobile is key to continuing to grow your budget!Go mobile now!The Future of Mobile Advertising10% of 2014's advertising budget was spent on mobileThis is the first time mobile advertising spend has surpassed newspapers, TV, & radio$17.7 billion spent on mobile advertising in 2014Up from $7 billion (2013)Mobile advertising will top $42 billion in 2018!43% growth…
  • 12 Days of Christmas, Motorcycle Edition

    16 Dec 2014 | 8:10 am
    We know the orginal by heart and sing it every year, but have you heard CycleTrader.com’s rendition of The 12 Days of Christmas, Motorcycle Edition?  It’ll get you ready to rock this holiday season!On the first day of Christmas, a true friend gave to me:1 AMA Membership (Free roadside assistance + discounts and a motorcycle magazine subscription!) On the second day of Christmas, a true friend gave to me:2 BikeMaster Oil Filters (Gotta keep your ride purring like new)On the third day of Christmas, a true friend gave to me:3 Harley Windshielder Gauntlet Gloves (You always misplace…
  • The Hottest of the Hot

    24 Nov 2014 | 12:34 pm
    Dealernews recently released the best of the best dealers in the entire nation in their 23rd annual Top 100 Dealer Awards! To earn a position on this list is no small feat!  The winners of this annual competition must strive to lead the powersports industry through the best promotion of the industry.  The kings of the powersports achieve this through:         Retail design and…
  • Comparison: 2014 BMW F 800 GS vs. 2014 Triumph Tiger 800 XC: Variations on a Theme

    23 Oct 2014 | 9:38 am
    This article is published with the permission of RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine. It is not for sale or redistribution. RoadRUNNER is a bimonthly motorcycle touring magazine packed with exciting travel articles, splendid photography, maps and GPS files. Subscriptions are available online (www.roadrunner.travel), or by calling (866) 343-7623The spicy flavor of this British-born, massaged sportbike machine delivers tons of passion from each twist of the wrist, but the BMW’s practical and concise demeanor also delivers in predictable and repeatable ways. Many ask the same…
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  • Why Suzuki Burgman200 very hard to compete??…..

    IWB
    7 Feb 2015 | 11:00 pm
    As we all know, Suzuki Indonesia has struggled to gain popularity as well as its market share for its maxi scooter, Burgman 200. It seems like the Burgman 200 won’t be able to survive in 150 ~ 250 cc maxi scooter battle in Indonesian market. It’s withered before even got the chance to show its existence….. Suzuki’s production capacity is still below its other Japanese counterparts. And in Burgman’s case, Suzuki still imports it from Thailand which implies to its higher price tag due to the CBU’s higher tax charge. Burgman ‘s not so competitive price…
  • Honda Canada sales increased rapidly….!!

    IWB
    4 Feb 2015 | 11:00 pm
    Honda once again become the market leader in Canada. After nearly 7 years not being able to do so now they managed to increase its market share to 20 percent. Great … Honda once again occupy the top position in the Canadian market, reclaim the honor for the first time in seven years. Take control nearly 20% of the market share, Honda Canada sold 10,930 motorcycles in 2014, 10% more than its nearest competitor ….. In addition to the overall award, Honda became the market leader for sales of the type of off-road motorcycles, dualsport and street sport category for 2014. The…
  • Counter Steering, Buat Touring dan Trackday Sih Oke, Buat Harian??

    MMBlog
    4 Feb 2015 | 5:00 pm
    Sahabat IMN yang luar biasa, riding adalah bagian dari hidup para bikers. Riding juga macem-macem, ada yang hanya berdasarkan insting, dan ada juga yang full pake teknik. Nah, salah satu teknik riding, tepatnya teknik belok yang bener-bener memudahkan itu adalah counter steering. MMBlog yakin, sebenernya temen-temen udah sering banget kok ngelakuin counter steering, Cuma sering gak nyadar aja. Jadi gini Sob, IMHO counter steering adalah sebuah teknik sederhana buat belok yang mana apabila kita ingin belok ke kiri, maka setang kiri cukup kita dorong ke depan (agak sedikit ke kanan dan menekuk…
  • Helm AGV Valentino Rossi Khusus Sepang 1 MotoGP winter Test 2015

    TMCBlog
    4 Feb 2015 | 12:00 am
    Bro sekalian, sobat IMN yang fantastis . .. hari ini gong test pramusim/ winter test MotoGP 2015 dimulai dan Valentino Rossi lagi lagi membuat kejutan, bukan hanya memperlihatkan laptime yang cukp fantastik, vale juga memperlihatkan helmAGV  Pista motif terbarunya. Helmnya sendiri berwarna Kuning stabilo Cerah dengan motif batik dengan karakter bulir bulir kristal salju dan rusa kutub kalo menurut saya . . .lengkap dengan Nomor 46 berwarna Biru dongker gelap . . . bagaimana menurutmu bro . ..  keren banget ya kolaborasi bisnis antara Rossi dan AGV . . . tau aja kalo superstar, special event…
  • Bagi lady biker….motor juga bisa dijadikan sebagai sarana show off??

    IWB
    3 Feb 2015 | 11:00 pm
    Helm dicopot ditenteng ditangan. Rambut panjangnya tergerai terbang saat angin menerpa. Doi tidak perduli walau jalanan ramai dan berbahaya…helm tersebut tetap tidak dikenakan. Nihilnya petugas membuat doi makin pede. Tidak hanya itu….angin yang kencang ternyata tidak membuatnya risih. Dengan baju ala kadar cenderung terbuka mempertontonkan lekuk body….indikasi jelas, lady biker ini memang ingin diperhatikan… Bagi para ABG….mungkin kondisi tersebut akan menarik perhatian. Dengan memakai celana pendek plus pamer muka….ajang show off berhasil dilakukan.
 
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  • Colder Than a Set of Steel Balls

    13 Feb 2015 | 1:37 pm
    Yeah, that's right...I said steel balls. I awoke today to a low temp of 18 degrees.  Tonight it is said to be much colder. Single digits. I knows it's only February. I'm looking toward about... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    12 Feb 2015 | 1:43 pm
    "Time Has Come Today" I don't have an idea why I have not come back here for almost a year.  It's not because I'm truly busy. I just seem to have lost the flavor for my writing.  I'm not... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • Sideburn and Helmet Stories in Pangi Valley.

    26 Feb 2015 | 8:36 pm
    Yeah you read it right! Sideburn Magazine and Helmet Stories are riding through the brilliant Pangi Valley in September 2015. Check out the itinerary and start planning now. There are only 13... Cogito, Ergo Zoom
  • The ZMR Wanderers 3rd Ride

    23 Feb 2015 | 8:21 pm
    The Third ride took us North. We started our ride out of the capital and headed out to the lower Himlayas to Renuka Lake and then proceeded to get tremendously lost while riding some country back... Cogito, Ergo Zoom
  • The Ride Back from IBW

    23 Feb 2015 | 8:09 am
    We left Goa as the sun came up and rode out to Amboli Ghat and onwards to Nipani and then followed NH 4 all the way down to Mumbai.  The Indian Scout ate up the kilometres without missing a beat... Cogito, Ergo Zoom
  • Sunset ride

    19 Feb 2015 | 9:53 pm
    Riding down Amboli Ghat with the setting sun peaking through the forest was a a great end to a brilliant day of riding. The Indian Scout what a bike! Cogito, Ergo Zoom
  • The open road

    19 Feb 2015 | 1:29 am
    The Indian Scout is loving NH 4 and munching down the miles. Cogito, Ergo Zoom
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  • 6D Helmets 2015 Racer Support Program

    17 Feb 2015 | 6:44 pm
    Courtesy of 6D HelmetsBrea, Ca - 6D Helmets is pleased to announce the return of the 6D Flight Crew Racer Support Program for 2015! This program is activated exclusively through 6D “Flight Crew” dealers. Athletes today are going faster and flying further than ever and are in need of better brain protection. 6D’s revolutionary ODS technology provides a vastly superior protection system to the athlete that no other helmet design can offer. The 6D Flight Crew program is designed to help out the racer that is competing week in and week out at both the local and national level. How “Flight…
  • Motorcycle Superstore EnduroCross Bell Helmet Program

    17 Feb 2015 | 6:43 pm
    Courtesy of Motorcycle SuperstoreMEDFORD, Ore – Motorcycle Superstore announces their Bell Helmet Contingency Support Program now includes the 2015 GEICO EnduroCross series. To qualify for the contingency, racers must purchase and wear the Motorcycle Superstore/Bell Moto9 Carbon custom designed helmet, available only through the Motorcycle Superstore Rider Support application program. They will need to fill out the application and submit it for approval. This is the same helmet worn by National EnduroCross Champion Cody Webb. Interested applicants can apply online by clicking here.
  • Blue Buffalo/Slater Skins/Yamaha Team to Make Debut at Dallas SX

    12 Feb 2015 | 5:26 pm
    Courtesy of Slater Skins The BLUE Buffalo / Slater Skins / Yamaha Team is set to debut this weekend in Arlington, TX (AT&T Stadium) for round #7 of the AMA Monster Energy Supercross Series. Utilizing the 2015 YZ Slater Skins & Shields, the team will feature an unprecedented 2-3 feet of advertising space on each side of the bike (one-piece side panel) as well as 30 inches across the handlebar area (one-piece number plate / hand guards) for maximum Blue Buffalo Co. and Yamaha Motor Corp., USA visibility. This team is a must see! SRP International (www.srpinternational.com) is proud to…
  • AMA Area Qualifiers Begin This Weekend

    12 Feb 2015 | 5:21 pm
    Courtesy of AMAPICKERINGTON, Ohio -- This weekend, the first American Motorcyclist Association Area Qualifiers of the 2015 season take place, and the motocross journey of a lifetime will begin for many AMA members. The AMA Area Qualifiers are the first step to earning a spot at the gate at the 2015 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship. The top riders from each area will advance to compete at 12 AMA Regional Championships. From there, they can advance to the July 26 to Aug. 1 national event in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. The two-day events this weekend are in Buckeye,…
  • American Honda Announces 2015 Contingency Program

    11 Feb 2015 | 4:39 pm
    Courtesy of American HondaTORRANCE, Calif., February 11, 2015 - Demonstrating its commitment to supporting motorcycle racing in the USA, American Honda today announced the continuation of the Red Riders Rewards program for 2015, with more than $6 million in earnings available to racers? an increase of $1 million. Through the Red Riders Rewards program, Honda riders are given the opportunity to earn payouts across the country, at more than 1,500 races. Specialties covered include motocross, off-road, dirt track, ATV and road racing. "We're happy to announce this continuation and expansion of…
 
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    Motorcycle Jackets, Helmets and Gear Reviews

  • Klim Badlands Hi-Viz: Be Seen Adventuring

    28 Feb 2015 | 9:05 pm
    The best just keeps on getting better. Most of you adventurers out there are likely already familiar with the Klim Badlands jacket. The Badlands is known for being one of the most popular and capable jackets out there for hardcore adventure riders, whether you are covering some serious miles on the highway or trekking off road into the wilderness. Traditionally available in black or gray, Klim has listened to customer suggestions and has released the Badlands jacket that we all know and love in Hi-Vis Yellow.The Klim Badlands Hi-Vis jacket is everything you know and love about the Badlands,…
  • Klim Torrent GTX Overpants: ADV-Tough, Every Day

    28 Feb 2015 | 9:04 pm
    Most of you adventure-types are undoubtedly familiar with Klim and their bombproof adventure gear. The stuff they make is about as high-quality as it gets, although not everything is necessarily practical for everyday use. Well, for all you adventurous commuters out there, Klim has a new overpant for you. Say hello to the new Klim Torrent Overpants.The Torrent Gore-Tex Overpants combine the convenience of an overpant with the rugged construction and protection that we all expect from Klim. Don’t feel like fully gearing up, but don’t want to compromise protection? Look no further. The…
  • Klim K Fifty 1 Jeans: Technical Commuting from Klim

    28 Feb 2015 | 9:03 pm
    Matt Gear Geek Follow Me on G+From the brand that is known for gear such as the Badlands Pro or the Adventure Rally, now comes technical gear for the street touring and commuting market. Just like Klim’s other offerings, they did not spare any technicality with the K Fifty 1 Jeans either. If you are looking for a denim pant that is protective and designed by an American company, look no further!The Klim K Fifty 1 Jeans are made from Cordura denim and feature Kevlar throughout the slide zones. Now that we have abrasion covered, lets look at impact protection. Of course Klim decided to go…
  • Klim Latitude Jacket and Pants: Redux

    28 Feb 2015 | 9:02 pm
    Andy Gear Geek Follow Me on G+Anddd they have done it again. While the entirety of the adventure touring / dual sporting world is still lusting over Klim’s original Latitude Misano, they went ahead and engineered a new piece for 2015. Still bearing a similar name, the Latitude Jacket and Pants retain all of the same function as before, albeit with a revised style and flare.I am sure you already know about the Gore-Tex Performance shell that the original Latitude Misano was equipped with so I will not bore you with the features which remained the same. On the new Klim Latitude Pants, we are…
  • Klim Apex Hi-Viz Jacket: Life at the Top

    28 Feb 2015 | 9:01 pm
    Tony Content Coordinator Follow Me on G+The climb to the top ain’t easy. Once you get there, you gotta hang on tight and continue to fight to keep your place. Welcome to life at the apex.The new Klim Apex Hi-Viz Jacket is one of the ones the few to reach this proverbial poll position and it shows no signs of letting go any time soon. Built from the best to be the best, when rocking out this Hi-Viz edition, there is not a place on the jacket that has not been expertly designed, crafted, tested, and implemented during construction. From the D3O compliment of armor to keep you safe, to the…
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    LeatherUp Blog

  • It’s Time To Get Rid Of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

    Vic Paulson
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:48 am
    Whether it is because you live in, have ridden in, or plan to ride in a state that has mandatory motorcycle-only checkpoints or just want to help end the discrimination against those of us who ride on two wheels, here is an opportunity to let your voice be heard. Earlier this year, the [...] Related posts: Helmetless motorcyclist dies from head injury when protesting helmet laws Lawsuit Against Nevada Over Helmet Law Enforcement Sturgis 2012 Legends Ride Photos (August 6, 2012)
  • The “Hurt Report”

    Vic Paulson
    16 Feb 2015 | 10:00 am
    “Hurt Report” (“Motorcycle Accident Cause Factors and Identification of Countermeasures” Technical Report) In 1981, Harry Hurt (the primary researcher and the name the report is often referred to as) and his colleagues at the University of Southern California published their findings in a study commissioned by the US Department of Transportation’s National Highway [...] Related posts: “Motorcycle Helmet Effectiveness Revisited” Study by the NHTSA New Government Study Shows No Progress in Reducing Motorcyclist Deaths in U.S. Why Ride Motorcycles with ABS
  • “Flying Merkel” Motorcycles

    Noah Matthews
    10 Feb 2015 | 10:53 am
    You have probably seen a picture of, or maybe have even been lucky enough to see in person, one of the existing orange, antique “Flying Merkel” motorcycles. If you haven’t, here is a picture of the bike and some history of the motorcycle company. The start of Merkel motorcycles was in 1902 when [...] Related posts: Rare Vintage Motorcycles at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum (Part 2) Photos of Rare Vintage Motorcycles at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum (Part 1) Stolen Rare Vintage Motorcycles Worth $1.5 million
  • “Motorcycle Helmet Effectiveness Revisited” Study by the NHTSA

    Travis Johnson
    2 Feb 2015 | 10:45 am
    First, let me be clear, I believe that riders should be able to choose whether they wear a helmet or not. Next, I am also not advocating the use or non-use of helmets, but just presenting results from a study done by the NHTSA’s National Center for Statistics and Analysis. This NHTSA study [...] Related posts: New Government Study Shows No Progress in Reducing Motorcyclist Deaths in U.S. HJC RP-Max Modular Helmet – New for 2012 Review of the All New 2012 Arai XD-4 Dual-Sport Helmet
  • Top Motorcycles of 2014

    Travis Johnson
    1 Dec 2014 | 10:34 am
    2014 has been an amazing year for new bikes. We saw a lot of upgraded classics, as well as brand new models. The problem is, with so many kick ass new bikes, it’s hard narrowing it down to the best of the best, but we gave it a shot anyway. So here is our pics [...] Related posts: Rare Vintage Motorcycles at the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum (Part 2) Kawasaki Unveils More 2013 Bikes: ZX-6R (636) and Ninja 300 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 – First Ride Review
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    Everyday Riding

  • Motorcycle Garage Organization

    Chris Luhman
    22 Feb 2015 | 10:44 am
    Over the last year, I have been working to reduce the amount of stuff I have. One of the ways I do that is to look at things I have not been using. This sounds easy, but seems hard for some reason. It feels easy to ignore things. The old “out of sight out of mind” line seems appropriate. I have five bikes in the garage and now two cars. Moving vehicles around can be a bit tricky! The motorcycle high jack shown below is one of those things I bought and thought I would get a lot of use out of. I’ve had it for a couple years now, and I think I only managed to use it twice. I’ve been…
  • Video: Sunrise in Playa del Carmen Mexico

    Chris Luhman
    13 Feb 2015 | 9:42 pm
    Here is a quick time-lapse video of one of the sunrises I enjoyed while I was in Mexico. I rode a motorcycle while I was there too, so hopefully I will get that content processed and posted soon as well. Enjoy! Video: Time-lapse Sunrise: Playa del Carmen, Mexico Written by Chrisluhman for Everyday Riding. All rights reserved.
  • Motorcycle Parking and Tabs

    Chris Luhman
    2 Feb 2015 | 7:00 am
    I switched jobs a few months ago, so my motorcycle parking has been up in the air. It wasn’t an issue since I have only been able to drive to work. It seems things are finally working themselves out for the best! I am hopefully to be able to ride to work soon, and the parking people finally found a place for me to park at my new ramp. It’s enclosed (no rain, wind, or snow) which is a major plus. It looks to be a double-wide parking stall in the back of the ramp. It took them a few months to get back to me because they forgot they had this spot. Apparently, no one had asked for…
  • Winter Motorcycle Ride on My SV650

    Chris Luhman
    19 Jan 2015 | 5:08 pm
    This winter has been a strange one. First it’s cold around –15F then 35F then back down to –10F and back up to 40F again. I’m not complaining. The warmer temps and lighter snow have been very pleasant. Last year’s winter was brutal compared to this year’s winter. I took the SV650 out for a short ride since the temps were around 40F. I tried to get near some of the frozen lakes, but the parking lots near them were full of thick ice and hard pack snow. I don’t like riding on either of those two surfaces, so I found one that was only marginally covered. I rode for about an hour.
  • Christmas Eve Ride on SV650

    Chris Luhman
    24 Dec 2014 | 2:55 pm
    This week has been unseasonably warm. Today, it was 37F! I was lucky enough to be able to take the SV650 out for a ride. It felt amazing to be back on two wheels. The visceral feeling as I rolled on the throttle. The exhilaration! It felt like flying very close to the ground. All my senses were awake and present. Wow, I missed this bike so much! I rode around for just over twenty miles. It flew by. I visited all the twisty roads near my house and several of the lakes. I’m amazed how nice it was to ride again. The roads were mostly dry and some of the grass is even starting to get green. I…
 
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    RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine

  • Guy’s Night Out, Literally

    Steve Mauk
    28 Feb 2015 | 2:00 am
    Last spring, my wife made her annual trip to Florida with her sister and I was left with the tantalizing list of options that confront married folk when their spouses are away. Being alone once in a while is good, but the typical tug of war over what to do with my time began immediately. […]
  • Motorcycles and GPS: Satellite Navigation Part 2

    RoadRUNNER
    27 Feb 2015 | 10:56 am
    Ad Hoc Navigation The next step in navigation is to be able to travel from the current point to some other point. That is, we expect the satellite receiver to handle an ad hoc navigation command: “I’m here, but I want to go there, somehow.” But, how does the receiver know where “there” is? And […]
  • John Flores to Teach Motorcycle Photography Class at the Touring Weekend

    RoadRUNNER
    27 Feb 2015 | 7:52 am
    If you are the kind of person that always has a camera on their packing list, you may want to consider this hands-on introduction to the world of motorcycle photography exclusive to the 2015 Touring Weekend. The class will be lead by longtime RoadRUNNER photojournalist and author of the eBook Ten Tips: Motorcycle Travel Photos, […]
  • Tour of the Week: Florida Panhandle Tour

    RoadRUNNER
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:00 am
    Each week RoadRUNNER Magazine is releasing a “Tour of the Week” from our extensive archives. The tour article, along with downloadable maps and GPS files, will be available for free, but only for a week! This week’s Florida Panhandle Tour comes from the May/June 2005 issue.
  • The 2015 Americade Rally

    RoadRUNNER
    26 Feb 2015 | 2:00 am
    Since the first Americade Rally in 1983, the event has grown into the largest gathering of motorcycle touring enthusiasts in the country drawing 50,000 riders from all over the U.S., Canada, and the world. The rally is held in Lake George, NY, the first week of June every year, falling June 1-6 in 2015. The […]
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    Return of the Cafe Racers

  • Plasma Customs BMW R65

    Geoff Baldwin
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:26 pm
    Every so often a custom motorcycle appears in my inbox that is so unique it stops me in my tracks. In a world where everyone wants to be unique and to stand out it's amazing how many copycat or "influenced" builds are being completed, so to have something really different appear is a special treat. What makes this particular build even more unique, and is perhaps the reason it's so different, is that it was built by a guy who usually turn spanners on pedal powered bikes. Venetian Alessandro Rorato of Plasma Custom Cycles is a design schooled, two wheeled enthusiast with a…
  • iPhone 6 Champion Deluxe

    Geoff Baldwin
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:26 pm
    If you're looking to protect your iPhone 6 with a case that professes your love of classic custom motorcycles and hot rods check out these 'Champion Deluxe' cases from 100mph. Designed to look just like Firestone's classic tread pattern the cases are constructed from hard wearing, protective silicone that'll keep your brittle iPhone 6 clean and safe. Along one edge you'll find the CHAMPION DELUXE text, just like you'd find on the tires. The tread even has the mold knobs you'd find on new tyres which will wear down slowly over time! The cases sell for $19.95…
  • Busch and Busch Yamaha DT400 enduro

    Geoff Baldwin
    25 Feb 2015 | 4:45 am
    No sooner had the doors of the 2015 One Motorcycle Show closed for another year, than the brothers Busch and Busch hit me up with their contribution to the show. The Busch portfolio is a mix of custom v-twin beasts and retro off road classics and it was the the venerable Yamaha DT400 that became the focus of their latest project. While it may look very little like Yamaha had originally conceived it the brothers paid careful attention to making sure this DT400 was as functional as it is good looking.Read more »Return of the Cafe…
  • 2015 Yamaha XJR1300 Racer

    Geoff Baldwin
    23 Feb 2015 | 2:02 am
    I've been covering the Yamaha Yardbuilt series of custom bikes for some time now and have really enjoyed the projects they've collaborated on. If you follow Return of the Cafe Racers on Instagram you may have noticed that I was recently invited by Yamaha to attend the global launch of the 2015 Yamaha XJR1300 Racer in Sydney. The XJR1300 Racer is Yamaha's newest addition to its "Sport Heritage" series where it joins the SR400 and the XV950 'Bolt'. The XJR1300 Racer is a variation of the standard XJR1300 with design features inspired by current trends is the…
  • Icon 1000 New Jack and Old Ghost

    Return of the Cafe Racers
    16 Feb 2015 | 5:31 am
    My favourite ongoing series of custom motorcycle builds has just added 2 new "Retrograde Engineered" beasts to their line up. The Icon 1000 "New Jack" and "Old Ghost' have been unveiled at the 2015 One Motorcycle Show in Portland and they're making eighties motorcycle styling cool again. Based on two of the most iconic sports bikes of their time, the Suzuki Katana and the Kawasaki GPZ900R Ninja each of the bikes are packed with highly functional custom tweaks, cool design upgrades and the usual spattering of Icon tongue in cheek humour.Read more »Return of…
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  • Runway Models in Helmets

    YouMotorcycle
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:20 am
    The 30th edition of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid ran from February 6th to February 11th, 2015. According to the experts: The Spanish capital wore its winter style well during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid, where the response to near-freezing temperatures was a quirky array of fur jackets, vests and biker looks. Black was the color ... The post Runway Models in Helmets appeared first on YouMotorcycle.
  • Who is Victoria Merideth?

    YouMotorcycle
    24 Feb 2015 | 4:10 am
    On Wednesday we showed you pictures of the lovely Victoria Merideth, a twenty year old motocross lover wanting a build a career in power sports. Let’s face it, the sport, the lifestyle, and the industry are all in need of more women. We’ve said it time and again, when women get involved in power sports, we ... The post Who is Victoria Merideth? appeared first on YouMotorcycle.
  • You Ride It!

    Michael Scott
    21 Feb 2015 | 4:00 am
    A little 10-year-old girl was walking home, alone, from school one day, when a big man on a black motorcycle pulls up beside her. After following along for a while, he turns to her and asks, “Hey there little girl, do you want to go for a ride?” “NO!” says the little girl as she ... The post You Ride It! appeared first on YouMotorcycle.
  • Victoria Merideth: Calling All Extreme Sports Modeling Agencies

    YouMotorcycle
    18 Feb 2015 | 4:00 am
    You meet the coolest people on Twitter. Case in point: Meet Victoria Merideth, the twenty year old dirt bike rider from Sierra Vista, Arizona. If you’re a straight male motorcyclist, checking out the media Victoria has posted on her Twitter will set heart a flutter. We’re not sure why she doesn’t have more followers, but ... The post Victoria Merideth: Calling All Extreme Sports Modeling Agencies appeared first on YouMotorcycle.
  • Toyota i-Road: Why I Hate and Love it at the Same Time

    Wobblycat
    15 Feb 2015 | 3:10 pm
    With 3 wheels, the Toyota i-Road is a zero-emission, electric combination motorcycle and car. Toyota is trying to create a new niche they call “urban mobility”, combining “the convenience of a motorbike and comfort and stability of a car.” If you can imagine a motorcycle with doors, a roof and a steering wheel, you pretty ... The post Toyota i-Road: Why I Hate and Love it at the Same Time appeared first on YouMotorcycle.
 
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    Arizona Motorcycle Accident Blog

  • Gilbert Motorcycle Lawyers Discuss Crash Facts You Need to Know Now

    Breyer Law Offices
    24 Feb 2015 | 1:58 pm
    Being involved in a Gilbert motorcycle crash can be a terrifying experience, especially if you come out with serious injuries. If you’ve recently experienced a collision and are wondering what you need to do to recover, here are some things that you need to know right now. You’re not alone. It may seem like a lie right now, and you probably feel very much alone and afraid, but you are not the only motorcycle rider who has ever been hit by another motor vehicle. There may even be another motorcyclist in the hospital at the same time as you. There are two things to keep in mind in the…
  • Do I Need an Attorney after a Tucson Motorcycle Collision?

    Breyer Law Offices
    17 Feb 2015 | 2:27 pm
    If you’ve recently been involved in a crash in Tucson while riding your motorcycle, chances are you’ve sustained considerable damages. For most bikers, recovery isn’t something that happens overnight. In fact, for the majority of injury victims, recovery can take months, even years. And that means a great deal of stress for you and your family as you try to wade through the mess that your lives have become. Depending on the severity of your accident and the accompanying injuries, you may need help from an attorney. Here are some ways you can know now if you might need professional help…
  • How to Instantly Improve Your Mesa Motorcycle Safety

    Breyer Law Offices
    11 Feb 2015 | 1:57 pm
    As a motorcycle rider, you know that one of the best ways to instantly improve your mood and reduce your stress is to head out on your bike. But just as you are making yourself feel better, you’re also increasing your risk of adding stress and injury to your life by being involved in a Mesa motorcycle accident. Sometimes it’s difficult to put safety at the top of your mind when you want to put your relaxation above everything else. But if you make these small adjustments, you can infinitely increase your safety, lower your injury and collision risks, and give yourself more time, and many…
  • Are You a Victim of Your Own Glendale Motorcycle Injury Prevention Tactics?

    Breyer Law Offices
    9 Feb 2015 | 2:03 pm
    We all want to think that we know how best to protect ourselves from being injured in an auto accident, and if you’re a biker, then you know that you believe you can take care of yourself on the road to prevent a motorcycle injury. But the fact of the matter is that your own thoughts about safety could actually be increasing your risk. Here are some of the best things you can think about when you’re out on the road and that you have probably put out of your mind in the past. Never give other motorists too much credit. One of the biggest causes of accidents involving motorcycle riders is…
  • 4 Things that Really Great Paradise Valley Motorcycle Crash Attorneys Do

    Breyer Law Offices
    3 Feb 2015 | 2:08 pm
    Being involved in a Paradise motorcycle collision isn’t something you think about until it happens to you. In fact, you don’t even consider the fact that you are at risk for being injured or killed every time you get on your bike. It’s hard to think about because it isn’t pleasant to think about, and when other people bring up the risk, they usually blame the things you do, or the fact that you are a motorcyclist for the risk in the first place. A skilled attorney with a background in handling motorcycle cases won’t do that because they know there’s more to every accident than…
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  • Waspcam Action Cameras: A New Alternative

    Ryan
    23 Feb 2015 | 1:33 pm
    Action cameras and the brand GoPro have just about become synonymous at this point, but they certainly are not the only option to capture your adventures.  One new competitor that is working their way onto the scene is the Canada-based Waspcam.  Waspcam action cameras have set themselves up with a product that can seriously rival the powerhouse GoPro, or at the least provide another option for active people looking for cameras. With their slogan “Prove It,” Waspcam is aiming to provide cameras for everyone; from the weekend warrior all the way to the professionals.  And with that goal,…
  • Reduce Rear Collisions With Vololights

    Ryan
    17 Feb 2015 | 1:19 pm
    Every so often, we get a fresh motorcycle product that does something completely new.  That’s the case with Vololights license plate lights and the Vololights module.  Vololights illuminate on their own during any type of deceleration, even if the brakes are left untouched.  The goal is to increase following distances and to help prevent rear end collisions by drivers who are not paying close enough attention to the motorcycle in front of them. Being seen is a growing concern for many riders today.  No, it’s not because they have some complex about needing attention.  It’s about…
  • Keep Your Cool With Ice Scratchers

    Ryan
    4 Feb 2015 | 12:48 pm
    Here in the Midwest, the snow pack is pretty disappointing so far and even non-existent in some areas.  We got spoiled from last year’s amazing snow totals.  It was the best snowmobile riding that we have had in recent years.  In contrast, this year there are many sleds that still have yet to hit the trails and we are already half way through the season.  But with that said, there is still some riding to be had! There are still places where we can bring our sleds to ride, or you might even be one of the lucky ones to have enough snow to ride on where you live.  In either case, you…
  • GMAX Helmets: More for Less

    Ryan
    2 Feb 2015 | 1:26 pm
    Yes, you can spend a small fortune and get a premium helmet with all of the bells and whistles.  But then again, you can spend a lot less and still get a premium helmet that checks all of the boxes that you need from a helmet.  GMAX helmets have set their sights on becoming the top choice in the latter category. There are many value conscious riders out there that look for the gear that will give them the most bang for their buck.  Often these are beginner or casual riders, but a growing number of experienced riders are joining in on the value hunt as well with the prices of machines and…
  • Ride Casual With Speed And Strength Hoodies & Shirts

    Ryan
    27 Jan 2015 | 9:17 am
    Casually styled riding gear has become a hot section of motorcycle apparel in the past few years.  From riding jeans and pants to armored hoodies and reinforced shirts, the selections are certainly growing.  Speed and Strength was one of the early adopters of casual looking motorcycle gear and now they have even more options with their Spring 2015 lineup.  Both men and women will have their choice of protective casual apparel that crosses a few different styles. We’ve seen from Speed and Strength’s Fall release that they want to provide gear for all niches of riding.  Their armored…
 
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  • Motorcyclists’ Guide to beat the Winter Blues

    admin
    3 Feb 2015 | 10:52 am
    Got the winter blues? Do you find yourself daydreaming about when you can go riding again? Here are our 10 tips to make the wait until spring a little easier. by Mark DT   Living in the cold north ain’t easy for a motorcyclist. Winters can be very long.  Between shovelling the driveway and dealing with CNN’s latest snowpocalypse type coverage of the weather, it is easy to forget about your motorcycle parked in the garage under a cover. Yet your motorcycle jacket reminds you each time you reach into the closet for your heavy winter coat of better days ahead. If you…
  • Vancouver Motorcycle Show 2015

    admin
    23 Jan 2015 | 8:38 pm
    Best pictures we’ve taken today from the Vancouver Motorcycle show.   Anne and I just returned from the Vancouver Motorcycle show held at the Tradex in nearby Abbotsford, BC.  Lots of interesting new motorcycles were on hand to check out.  My favourites were the new H2R from Kawasaki, the custom shop 750’s on hand from Harley Davidson, and of course anything Triumph. Pictures matter more than words at these show so please enjoy the gallery and post any comments below.  All photo’s were taken with an iPhone 6.  Click on any picture to enlarge.  …
  • Honda recall of 126,000 motorcycles

    admin
    6 Sep 2014 | 1:36 pm
    You may meet the nicest people on a Honda, but if you ride GL-1800, you might need to get your brakes inspected by the dealer.   A new Honda recall is affecting owners of 2001-2010 and 2012 GL-1800 motorcycles.  A letter explaining a potential problem with their rear brake and the resulting recall work required to identify and fix the problem is being sent by Honda to all owners.  This is the second recall for the same problem with this particular motorcycle.  The first recall occurred in December 2011.  If you own one of these motorcycles please realize that this is a new recall…
  • Save up to 80% off on motorcycle magazines

    admin
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:19 pm
    Cycle World, Motorcyclist, Motorcycle Consumer News, Rider plus others at massive discounts.   by Mark DT   Part of t why I started this motorcycle blog is that I am known to my friends to be exceedingly frugal.  Others may use the term cheap, but I disagree as cheapskates skip on quality, while frugal individuals will go out of their way to avoid paying a penny more for a quality item. [pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”27%”] How about Cycle World magazine for only $1.00 per issue or Motorcyclist for only…
  • The Four Coolest Motorcycle Helmets

    admin
    5 Aug 2014 | 1:32 pm
    Time for a new motorcycle helmet?  Check these four out.   Submitted By Steve H of Helmethelp.com   For the most part, motorcycle helmets all look the same. Beside a few different features here and there, the average person wouldn’t be able to tell the difference between an Arai helmet and a Shoei helmet. Well that is definitely not the case with these motorcycle helmets. Below are 4 of the coolest motorcycle helmets out there today. Not only are they cool but they are street legal too, so you can actually wear them when riding. All have very unique features and are sure to…
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  • Go Ape Crazy: South Dakota Governor Pulls Down Ape Hanger Law

    Eric Ellis
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:25 pm
    You can now fly your hands as high as you want while riding your motorcycle in South Dakota. State Governor, Dennis Daugaard, has signed off on Senate Bill 85 striking down SD codified law 32-20-3, which made it a petty offense to operate a motorcycle with handlebars that put the grips at or above shoulder height. The signing of SB 85 allows riders to roll with 16-inch ape hangers, 20-inch apes, or whatever size handlebars they want without worrying about getting hounded by law enforcement. Ape hanger enthusiasts owe a big thank you to ABATE of South Dakota which was the primary force pushing…
  • Get Legit: How to Make a Dirt Bike Street Legal

    Eric Ellis
    25 Feb 2015 | 3:30 pm
    The adventure touring motorcycle segment has had its hand on the throttle as of late with more and more people realizing the fun they can have by splitting their riding time between on and off-road riding. While bikes like the KTM 1190 Adventure, Yamaha Super Tenere, and Suzuki V-Strom 1000 are pretty awesome, they are also quite a bit heavier and bulkier than a dirt bike. Sure you may not want to take a 600 mile on/-off-road trip on your YZ 450, but wouldn’t it be great to make it street legal so you could bop around town? If your state will allow it, it’d probably be cheaper to add…
  • 2015 AMA Supercross Atlanta 1 Race Results

    The Dirt Bike Guy
    23 Feb 2015 | 3:11 pm
    Reed Races To First Supercross Win, Becomes Fifth Different Winner Of 2015 Photo: Simon Cudby For the first time in the 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, Discount Tire Racing/TwoTwo Motorsports’ Chad Reed won the 450SX Class Main Event at the Georgia Dome in front of 51,023 fans. Reed became the fifth different winner in eight races this season. Yamalube/Star Racing/Yamaha’s Jeremy Martin won the second Eastern Regional 250SX Class Main Event of his career. Reed earned the first SupercrossLive.com Holeshot Award of his 2015 season to begin the 450SX…
  • Ryan Villopoto’s Race to Capture MXGP Championship gets Improved Televised Coverage for US and Canadian Fans

    Eric Ellis
    18 Feb 2015 | 2:37 pm
    image: sxsnews.com Are you bummed that Ryan Villopoto isn’t contending the 2015 Supercross season and possibly a shot at another championship? Are you sad Villopoto announced this will be his last year racing? Are you happy that RV is racing the MXGP series for the 2015 season and has a very strong chance of finally bringing an MXGP championship back to America after 20 years? It’s all kind of bittersweet right? Well, the good news is—actually there’s two pieces of good news—the first is that CBS Sports Network recently announced that for 2015, American and Canadian motocross…
  • 2015 AMA Supercross Arlington Race Results

    TwoWheelMania
    16 Feb 2015 | 10:52 am
    KTM Sweeps Supercross Round 7 At Arlington Dungey Wins Second Monster Energy Supercross Race of Season, Leading KTM Sweep at AT&T Stadium Marvin Musquin Victorious in Eastern Regional 250SX Class Championship Opener Photo: Simon Cudby Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, hosted the seventh race of the 2015 season in front of 54,931 fans inside AT&T Stadium. It was a dominant night for Red Bull KTM, who not only grabbed the 450SX Class win with Ryan Dungey, his second of the year, but also the opening race of the Eastern Regional 250SX Class Championship with…
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  • mama tried videos

    Adrian S
    23 Feb 2015 | 4:44 am
    This show features 50+ motorcycles built by fabricators of all stripes- whether it be a flat-tracker, hill climber, chopper or bar hopper, Mama Tried was founded to bring together the many worlds of motorcycles, builders, fans and riders that exist throughout the heartland and beyond. Keeping the stoke going all winter long. and the more ... The post mama tried videos appeared first on bikerMetric.
  • custom honda cm450e by ackermann cycle performance

    Adrian S
    18 Feb 2015 | 5:40 pm
    bikerMetric: Howdy folks, how ’bout you guys go on and introduce yourselves. Ackermann Cycle Performance: We are ACP (Ackermann Cycle Performance), located in Hamilton Ontario Canada; about 1 **** outside of Toronto. We are a custom bike shop and we specialize in building un`ique machines for our customers. Our roots are in general motorcycle repair ... The post custom honda cm450e by ackermann cycle performance appeared first on bikerMetric.
  • jawa bobber by customstroy

    Adrian S
    14 Jan 2015 | 5:34 am
    After being featured last week, Dmitri is back to tell us more about custom metric motorcycle building in Ukraine, and about his “Wolf” build, a Jawa bobber by customstroy. “Lone Wolf” Custom Bobber Tech Data: year: 2014 fabrication: Customstroy (Odessa, Ukraine) engine type: Jawa-350 aircleaner cover: custom made pipes: custom made transmission: Jawa frame type: ... The post jawa bobber by customstroy appeared first on bikerMetric.
  • ural chopper by customstroy

    Adrian S
    11 Jan 2015 | 4:56 am
    Dmitri (Barada) lives in Odessa, Ukraine, ***** riding custom motorcycle builds is illegal. That hasn’t stopped Dmitri from building some wicked custom motorcycles like this custom Ural chopper. We’ll be featuring his work this week and next week. “Crow” Custom Motorcycle Tech Data: year: 2012 fabrication: Customstroy (Odessa, Ukraine) engine type: Ural, oppozite aircleaner cover: custom ... The post ural chopper by customstroy appeared first on bikerMetric.
  • valmobile foldaway motor scooter

    Adrian S
    8 Jan 2015 | 6:00 am
    The only briefcase I want. Check out this foldaway motor scooter. The post valmobile foldaway motor scooter appeared first on bikerMetric.
 
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  • Motorcycle Trailering Essentials

    admin
    2 Feb 2015 | 1:17 pm
    When riding on their motorcycles, many people use a pull behind motorcycle trailer. Although this is a pretty common sight, there are still a lot of questions being asked about these types of trailers. Are you one of the people that would like more information about theses pull behind trailers? If so, check out the answers to some of the frequently asked questions pertaining to these remarkable storage devices. 1. What is a Pull behind motorcycle trailer? At its foundational root, a pull behind motorcycle trailer is an aerodynamic trailer that can be pulled safely behind a specially modified…
  • The Building of Get Lost Trailers – Part 1

    admin
    19 Jun 2014 | 4:05 am
    This is a look at the beginning stages of the process of developing a brand and creating a product for the company I started called “Get Lost Trailers LLC.” I’m writing this and showing the steps that have gone and that I plan on completing down the track not only for you to get a peak behind the scenes and learn the amount of work that goes into a project like this. I also hope to build in some accountability that goes along with publicly displaying my current progress and the work the needs to be done. So in this article I want to show you: How the name of the company was…
  • A high quality motorcycle backpack that fits everything

    admin
    21 Apr 2014 | 6:15 am
    Short trips, heading out for the afternoon, and just dropping of a mother’s day gifts. Sometimes all I need is just to bring a few more “things” than can fit in my pockets along. Not enough to justify hooking up the trailer, but more than what can fit in a typical storage compartment on a motorcycle. (yeah, most of them that is zero.) Enter the Backpack This motorcycle backpack by Viking Bags just arrived a few days after placing the order, which is not too unusual to receive an order that quick – but always a welcomed surprise when you do. Being delighted by the…
  • Trailers, Trips, and Tips

    admin
    21 Mar 2014 | 12:28 pm
    We’ve all be riding or driving on the freeway when we see them. A big touring motorcycle towing a trailer behind it. Sometimes the trailer will have 2 wheels, sometimes it’ll be balancing on one. It’s definitely something that sticks with you. Who knew that motorcycles could pull trailers? Motorcycle Trailers have many different uses. Most of the time it’s for those occasions when you need to travel cross country with added luggage space. Other times, it can double as a camper for you to sleep inside. Lets be honest, Saddlebags and sissy bar bags aren’t for everyone. Let’s…
  • Essential Motorcycle Road Trips across the USA

    admin
    30 Dec 2013 | 6:53 am
    When I first got a motorcycle I’m not sure how old I was, or if I even had a license at the time. I just remember wheeling and dealing a few nice quads that I had at the time and wobbling out of the parking lot on my first two-wheeler. I almost ran into opposing traffic my first turn out, and by the time I got home, I was taking turns so wide that I ran 6ft through the neighbors front lawn. What a trip. After that, I started riding everywhere I could. Rain or shine, I was going to work, to visit family/friends, and out with friends to the bar. Man I thought I was cool doing that. I…
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  • Oil Drippings: Harley-Davidson, Event Dates

    Admin
    28 Feb 2015 | 8:11 am
    Harley-Davidson announced this week that it is going in a different direction in Canada, eliminating the middle man. Since 1973, Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada has been the exclusive distributor of Harley-Davidson products in the country. However, as early as the third quarter of 2015, Harley-Davidson plans to provide its products directly to dealers. Harley-Davidson says, “Canada remains […] The post Oil Drippings: Harley-Davidson, Event Dates appeared first on Ride CT & Ride New England.
  • Ducati “Junk Collector” Has Home Showroom

    Admin
    24 Feb 2015 | 3:01 pm
    SUFFIELD, CT – Motorcycle collector Paul Mancinone admits to having a problem. “I’m a junk collector. I can’t rid of anything. I get attached. It’s as simple as that,” he said. Fortunately, he has the space to indulge his addiction and the wallet to stock his collection with some sparkling and rare bikes that are […] The post Ducati “Junk Collector” Has Home Showroom appeared first on Ride CT & Ride New England.
  • Is Boot Protector Really Necessary?

    Admin
    24 Feb 2015 | 5:08 am
    Is this item really necessary? The Canadian website Town Moto describes its “Shifter Boot Protector” as “a simple solution to an age old problem.” It’s a leather strap with an elasticized band that “stops the toes of your boots from getting scuffed and marked up by your shifter.” For only $7.95, you can arrive at […] The post Is Boot Protector Really Necessary? appeared first on Ride CT & Ride New England.
  • Oil Drippings: Hamlin, Royal Enfield, PA Show

    Admin
    21 Feb 2015 | 2:59 am
    Here goes with more Oil Drippings: News and Opinion as well as links to stories from elsewhere. - What gives with Hamlin Cycles in Bethel, CT? It opened last April and became a Moto Guzzi dealer more than three months ago, but its bare-bones, amateurish website gives the impression of an apathetic business. Aside from a […] The post Oil Drippings: Hamlin, Royal Enfield, PA Show appeared first on Ride CT & Ride New England.
  • Reopening Closer For Point Lookout Inn

    Admin
    20 Feb 2015 | 10:51 am
    EAST WINDHAM, NY – Closed for more than two years, the hillside lodge and eatery on Route 23 that was previously known as Point Lookout Mountain Inn and Restaurant will soon reopen as Captain’s Inn Point Lookout. RIDE-CT / RIDE-New England stopped there in October 2012 (below picture) to enjoy the spectacular views and to […] The post Reopening Closer For Point Lookout Inn appeared first on Ride CT & Ride New England.
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  • Honda Rs250 NX5 - NXA, Leak Down Tester kits, for sale.

    Nick Prionas
    25 Feb 2015 | 8:57 am
    Leak Down tester kits for the Honda Rs250 bikes can now be purchased via my online store.The kit will fit all Honda Rs250 from 1993 up to 2009 models. The NF5 model will be added in the future or upon request.Price is at 85 Euro (WW posting costs included).
  • JHA PGMII for Honda Rs250 NXA

    Nick Prionas
    14 Feb 2015 | 7:28 am
    I was repairing a few PGM units for Yuri(IT) the other day and came across a unit that seems to be a JHA Kit part. I have repaired lots of PGM units for Honda Rs250 bikes though this one seems quite rare so I thought of sharing some pics.The code on the plastic cover is "NK4K" and I'm not sure I've seen this model again.On the top and on the aluminum side, "JHA-EA1" is engraved on it. 
  • Custom Leak Down Tester

    Nick Prionas
    11 Feb 2015 | 10:56 am
    I've just finished working on a custom leak down tester for Ryno(UK). The dimensions are the same as a Mikuni TMX38 carburetor, that Ryno uses in his Honda CR250 bike.
  • Κοπή Πίτας 2015 @ Εξάρχεια

    Nick Prionas
    2 Feb 2015 | 8:33 am
    Ετοιμάστε τις διχρονίλες και ελάτε να κόψουμε τη πίτα μας για το καλό του νέου έτους. Μπόλικη διχρονοκουβέντα και μπυροποσία, θα μας περιμένει στο Poderosa στα Εξάρχεια... ακολουθήστε το σύννεφο καπνού ή εναλλακτικά, τσεκάρετε τις λεπτομέρειες στο αφισάκι της εκδήλωσης. Περισσότερες λεπτομέρειες στο παρακάτω 
  • Rs125 NF4 by Trev45

    Nick Prionas
    10 Jan 2015 | 6:57 am
    Many thanks to Trev(OZ) for sharing a couple pics from one of his latest 125 rebuilds. It's always very encouraging & flattering seeing some of my work been used on an actual bike. Thank you all for your support, it's a great push to keep me trying to get better.
 
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  • Why You Shouldn’t Represent Yourself In A Personal Injury Claim

    Kevin Landry
    23 Feb 2015 | 11:07 am
    So you have been involved in an accident, there was property damage and you suffered some serious injuries. You have barely even recovered from the shock of the accident yet doctors, police officers and insurance companies are already bombarding you with tough questions about what happened. You realize you have spent so much money paying your hospital bill not to mention how much of your wages you have lost since the accident happened. You decide to pursue justice and file a personal injury lawsuit against the person responsible for your accident. But because your bank account balance…
  • What Happens At A Personal Injury Lawsuit Trial?

    Kevin Landry
    16 Feb 2015 | 11:40 am
    If you have filed a personal injury lawsuit, you might be wondering what happens at trial. A trial is the most high-profile phase of a personal injury case and in most instances, it never gets to that. Most injury claims are resolved before trial. When Should You File A Personal Injury Lawsuit? You should file a personal injury lawsuit when you and the insurance adjuster fail to come to a compromised settlement payment where you are both satisfied. Sometimes you may fail to reach a compromise when the negotiation process breaks down. Break down happens when the adjuster doesn’t think your…
  • What Are The Stages Of A Personal Injury Case

    Kevin Landry
    9 Feb 2015 | 10:57 am
    There are certain steps that you must take in a personal injury claim before you are eventually compensated. If you don’t know what these steps are, you might easily get confused. I have highlighted the stages of a personal injury case but before we get to that let’s discuss what makes a good case. What Makes A Good Personal Injury Case? Liability Must Be Clear If you want to build a strong case, it must be very clear who is liable for your injuries. In a product liability case, for example, it has to be very clear that the manufacturer produced a product with a defect. Damages You must…
  • 7 Steps For Negotiating A Personal Injury Claim

    Kevin Landry
    2 Feb 2015 | 11:12 am
    Part of filing a personal injury claim is negotiating. There are no compulsory rules that should be followed when negotiating a personal injury claim but there are some guidelines that you should follow if you want a positive outcome. What Should You Know About The Negotiation Process? The negotiation process isn’t something that you can rush…it requires adequate planning, persistence and patience. We advise all our clients to take their time in between offers and counteroffers because it’s a great opportunity to reflect on how the case is progressing so far. It’s very rare to make a…
  • Do You Want Compensation For Your Dog Bite Injuries? Then Read This

    Kevin Landry
    26 Jan 2015 | 5:12 am
    You have seriously been bitten by a dog and now you want to be compensated for your injuries. Who do you hold liable? How do you even assess liability? Two dog bite injuries can never be the same. Dog bite injuries are either minor or major and the answer as to who is liable may be straight forward or complex. Liability is not always easy to determine which is why it is good to talk to an experienced dog bite injury lawyer as soon as you get medical help. There are certain factors that need to be considered when assessing liability in a dog bite injury case but first let me explain the dog…
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  • The Peak District – Still a brilliant ride

    Dexter Scull
    27 Feb 2015 | 8:15 am
    Well, that’s a day well spent, riding some of my favourite roads in the Peak District. I do like the higher stuff – Woodhead Pass, Holme Moss, Snake Pass and the High Peak road. There are a lot of sections that have had 50mph limits slapped on them, but to be honest I wouldn’t want  [Read full post...] The post The Peak District – Still a brilliant ride appeared first on MotoGoLoco.
  • First Suit Sent Off

    Dexter Scull
    26 Feb 2015 | 2:15 am
    I’d bought TFLS (The Fair Lady Scully) a new textile suit on eBay last year, but she hasn’t been out on the bike in it yet – she’s something of a fair-weather pillion, after all. So I’m sending that off to Scrubbers Leathers to get it properly immaculate before my good lady wife puts it  [Read full post...] The post First Suit Sent Off appeared first on MotoGoLoco.
  • Kit Refresh – Scrubbers Leathers

    Dexter Scull
    25 Feb 2015 | 2:25 am
    Number One Son turned up at the house the other day in new leathers. Except… after about a minute I realized they weren’t new leathers. He’d sent them away to be cleaned and, now they were back, they’re like a new suit. He’d got his second-hand Wolf leathers suit off eBay back when he passed  [Read full post...] The post Kit Refresh – Scrubbers Leathers appeared first on MotoGoLoco.
  • Harry’s no closer

    Dexter Scull
    24 Feb 2015 | 5:50 am
    You may recall that my friend Hogsback Harry had decided to get a second bike for the summer’s planned Spain trip – but, being Harry, was expecting to find a mint, low-mile Pan European, recently serviced and with a full history and brand-new tyres, for less than £1500. You might not be entirely surprised to  [Read full post...] The post Harry’s no closer appeared first on MotoGoLoco.
  • For whom the bell tolls

    Dexter Scull
    23 Feb 2015 | 7:15 am
    Really struggling to get any proper work done today. I’m tight on time with the Sheffield trip looming, so I have to get a lot finished in the next few hour. But so far the doorbell has gone seven times. Already. Most days when I’m at home it doesn’t ring at all. And of course  [Read full post...] The post For whom the bell tolls appeared first on MotoGoLoco.
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  • Motorcycle Recall: ALL 2013 Can-Am Spyder RT for FIRE issues.

    warrenscottmassey
    27 Feb 2015 | 5:30 am
    In an earlier post I made mention of the fact that more than a few Spyder owners have had their bikes catch fire. Bombardier, the manufacture, has dealt with that issue in the past but are now doing it again. Bombardier has voluntarily reported to the US Government that all the 5165 Spyders WORLDWIDE built in 2013 have an issue where “Under very hot ambient conditions and low speed riding, the temperature in the engine compartment may rise and thereby increase the risk of a skin burn or a vehicle fire”. Bombardier has sent owners of the RT letters explaining the problem and informing them…
  • 2015 Timonium Motorcycle Show

    warrenscottmassey
    21 Feb 2015 | 9:32 am
    The number one thing that I noticed immediately was that attendance was up. I arrived about the same time as last year and was parked much further away. It was also easily noticeable that I was dodging more folks as I weaved around each of the displays. The second noticeable thing was the number of vendors and the addition of venues (Motorcycling Touring and Toy Hauler RVs). The people running the show really stepped up their game and I really enjoyed the new additions.  Here is a “small” list of the bike vendors in attendance. (I did not remember seeing BSA and URAL though,…
  • NO, FOR REAL…Want to make money while riding a Harley Davidson Motorcycle? (catch, you have to live in Europe).

    warrenscottmassey
    20 Feb 2015 | 5:03 pm
    What an AWESOME contest!  If your selected spend two months with a professional film crew traveling around Europe with food and lodging covered, plus 25,000 Euros, plus a Street Glide….. WOW. Like I said the catch is you have to live in Europe and have a full motorcycle license to enter the contest. This has been one of the few time I wish I lived in Europe!!! Click here for the website for the “GREATEST RIDE OF YOUR LIFE” contest.  COME ON HARLEY.. DO THIS HERE IN THE USA Some of the other rules for the contest: – Closing date for entries is Friday 20 March 2015 – The…
  • The DawgHouse Motorcycle Radio and Podcast (show #297)

    warrenscottmassey
    20 Feb 2015 | 6:44 am
    The DawgHouse Motorcycle Radio…The #1 Motorcycle Show in the US This week show was a bit out of the normal. Phil is still out (supporting his mom and dad) for a couple more weeks and with the bad weather here in in Northern Virginia we decided to do the show remotely. There was no live broadcast, it was about an hour long and we recorded via Skype so the quality is not as high as normal. Click this link to get to DAWGHOUSE MOTORCYCLE RADIO SHOW #297 This week we discussed: A man, struck way lane-splitting in the UK, was awarded $10 million. When love of motorcycling and love of your…
  • Year round motorcycle riding…not so much for 2015

    warrenscottmassey
    15 Feb 2015 | 1:19 pm
      The Grandsons out on the motorcycles Well I wrote to soon on my year round motorcycle riding accomplishment. In 2014 I was able to ride in every month of the year. Wellllllll 2015 is already finished for this effort. While there were a few days that were “reasonable” as far a riding here in Northern Virginia I had other priorities on those days and did not get out on two wheels. For example on January the first I could have rode in a “Polar Bear” ride with the NOVA MC but elected to spend it with my grandsons watching them learn to ride their new mini-bikes. It’s all about…
 
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    CV Performance: Latest News

  • Shed the winter blues and get your Harley ready for spring

    22 Feb 2015 | 4:55 pm
    Winter may still have a firm grip on parts of the country but riding season is just around the corner. Carburetor accelerator pump diaphragms and float needle valves typically suffer following a winter's hibernation or prolonged exposure to fuel additives. Now is the perfect time to start getting your bike in shape for your spring riding. We recommend cleaning out your fuel system if your bike has been in storage or not in regular service over the winter. This includes cleaning out the fuel valve filter, draining the tank of any old fuel or stabilzer, and for carburetor models a thorough…
  • High Flow Fuel Valves

    8 Jul 2014 | 3:31 am
    Providing an adequate supply of fuel to your stock, aftermarket, or well tuned carburetor is crucial to achieving maximum performance out of your Harley motorcycle. Stock petcock valves can be restrictive and starve the float bowl of the high flow requirement often needed during hard acceleration. Removing any restriction will guarantee that enough gas will be available when you actually need it. High Flow Fuel Valves from Accel are now available through CV Performance. These replacement petcock valves increase flow by up to 40% when combined with a 5/16 fuel hose and our…
  • Harley Carburetor Tuning 101: The 88 Sportster Needle

    30 May 2014 | 6:03 pm
    Harley tuners, mechanics, and those doing their own wrenching have long known about using the 1988 Sportster needle for tuning the Harley CV carburetor.  History Harley Davidson motorcycles have a long history of carburetors used on their models over the years, but none as popular as the CV carburetor. Introduced in 1988 on Sportster models to replace the Keihin "butterfly" carburetor, the CV also from Keihin introduced a vacuum actuated slide and needle to regulate fuel delivery. As engine loads change the slide moves up or down allowing the suspended needle to meter fuel passing around…
  • How Harley-Davidson V-Twin engines are made

    6 May 2014 | 10:00 am
    Here is an interesting video of how the v-twin engine is made in the Harley Davidson factory. It's amazing how easy this assembly seems when produced on an assembly line. Anyone who has ever built or rebuilt a Harley engine in their garage can appreciate how much more difficult this is when using standard shop tools and your bare hands.
  • Harley Brake Pad Replacement

    31 Mar 2014 | 10:00 am
    An often overlooked item when preparing for the spring riding season are brakes. Replacing your Harley brake pads will assure you have the stopping power for whatever the road throws at you.  Well maintained motorcycle brakes, especially on a heavy Harley-Davidson are crucial. At the first sign of major wear you should always service your brakes. Installing new brake pads can be a simple procedure when following the instructions in your service manual and is accomplished with basic tools. Be sure to "bed-in" new brake pads after installation for proper break in. Check out the following…
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  • AGV Announces the AGVisor, an LCD Visor Tinting System

    EBF
    28 Feb 2015 | 4:28 pm
    Finding a way to shield your eyes from the strong glare of the sun hasn’t always been a simple process. The simplest no doubt is wearing sunglasses, but they don’t always fit well inside a helmet (or they constantly need adjusting while riding, meaning you need to flip the visor up to do so). Some helmets include a flip down visor, but there has been some concern (without any factual evidence, mind you) that making room for a flip down visor comprises helmet safety. Of course, you could always carry both a tinted and clear visor, but that’s probably the worst solution of…
  • Motorcycle Crash Pushes Femur Into Rider’s Scrotum (NSFW)

    EBF
    27 Feb 2015 | 7:25 pm
    Reading that headline will no doubt make every human beings with XY chromsones to become tearful. Look at the pictures below though and you’ll probably turn into a sobbing mess. This accident is so horrible that even I, a horribly saracstic and insensitive human being can’t make light of this. Here’s the report from the The New England Journal of Medicine: A 33-year-old man was admitted to the emergency department after a motorcycle accident. Clinical examination of the intubated patient showed a hard, swollen, bluish scrotum and an externally rotated and slightly shortened…
  • Honda CB1100 Scramber, Yes Please

    EBF
    27 Feb 2015 | 3:49 pm
    A scrambler type motorcycle derived from the Honda CB1100? Yes, please. We’ve made no secret of our lust for the new the Ducati Scrambler and even more so for the Husqvarna 401 Svartpilen and 401 Vitpilen concepts. But we’d like more of them in various shapes, sizes and capacities. Alas, this beautiful machine you see below is not a production model from Honda but a build by French dealer CBO. First spotted on Motorbiker, this gorgeous machine takes the rather plain looking Honda roadster into a desirable take on the cafe/retro racer scene. Of course, with the donor bike…
  • Hero Motorcycles – Watch This Space

    EBF
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:33 pm
    There’s a strong possibility that you may never have heard of Hero Motorcycles, an Indian motorcycle company. Perhaps if you’re a fan of Erik Buell Racing you’ll know more about them as they own 49.2% of Buell’s latest venture. But fast forward to five years in the future and we guarantee you’ll be not only know all about Hero Motorcycles, there’s every chance you might own and ride one. Just to give you some perspective on how big Hero is, in the time period between 1 July 2013 and 30 June 2014, they sold 6,245,960 motorcycles – that’s tirple…
  • Immerse Yourself In the New Yamaha R1M

    EBF
    26 Feb 2015 | 1:04 am
    It’s now just weeks until the first batch of brand new Yamaha R1’s hit the dealerships. If you’ve put down a deposit then good for you because so far the feedback on the machine has been nothing but positive. But if you’re still sitting on the fence (or just really enjoy watching a fast motorcycle go fast) then check out this video from Yamaha. Taken from onboard a lap at the Sugo circuit in Japan, it’s actually a great demonstration of how technologically advanced the new R1M is. Everything that you see on the video is courtesy of the R1M’s onboard…
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  • Go onboard with the new Yamaha R1

    Ed Sterling
    19 Feb 2015 | 3:08 am
    With the world’s motorcycling press currently descending on Eastern Creek for the track launch of the new Yamaha R1, the Japanese manufacturer has released this onboard video to build a bit of hype, just incase you forgot about 2015’s oddest looking litre superbike. Thankfully, this isn’t just a straight up onboard video, there’s an overlay […]
  • Royal Enfield speeds up expansion

    Ed Sterling
    18 Feb 2015 | 12:56 pm
    Royal Enfield has announced it will invest five billion rupees (£51.4million) into expanding during 2015, including building two new factories. One of the new factories will be in Leicestershire, while the second will be built in the South Indian city of Chennai Royal Enfield chief executive Siddhartha Lal said: “With a view to become the […]
  • A naked Kawasaki H2R looks as mental as it sounds

    Ed Sterling
    28 Jan 2015 | 1:00 pm
    What’s dafter than a 988cc supercharged Kawasaki sportsbike pumping out 296bhp? A 988cc, 296bhp supercharged Kawasaki with no fairing, wind protection, and upright bars, that’s what. This is a bike that has a tail piece designed to hold you in place while the acceleration tries to tear the skin from your face, it’s not like […]
  • Front End Chatter Podcast #24

    James Morgan
    25 Jan 2015 | 11:56 am
      Episode 24 of Front End Chatter does not, sadly, contain Kiefer Sutherland defending the world from a series of increasingly improbable terrorists. Instead, Simon and Martin discuss: – The two-week, 5000-mile Dakar Rally compressed into 10 minutes – A pre-pre-season preview, as MotoGP prepares to start testing, World Superbikes prepares to start racing, and […]
  • Is this the new Marquez?

    John Stephens
    24 Jan 2015 | 7:51 am
    It barely seems like last yesterday that we were all talking about Marc Marquez being the ‘one to watch’ on the MotoGP grid. But already people are looking towards the future, and the next, possible MotoGP star. Could this little, 10-year old dude from Spain be it? The latest ‘future superstar’ being touted for great things is […]
 
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    Guided Motorbike Tours

  • How to Fix A Motorcycle Puncture

    gmt
    28 Feb 2015 | 7:39 am
    One of the most inconvenient occurrences in a Motorcyclists life is experiencing a flat tyre or blow out.  Here’s how to stop your knickers getting in a twist…  Most of us at some time or another would have been riding or are about to go riding and end up discovering that we have a flat […]
  • Towing And Recovering A Motorcycle

    gmt
    28 Feb 2015 | 3:15 am
    There may come a time when you and a companion end up in a situation whereby you have become “unstuck” and you are unable, due to weight or other factors, man handle the bike out of the dirt or a rut and back onto the track. If you’re fortunate to have a companion with you, […]
  • 20mph Speed Limit in London

    gmt
    25 Feb 2015 | 2:32 am
    London bikers beware: Police are being deployed in significant numbers to enforce the 20mph zone in force within the City of London. The zone – ranging from Chancery Lane in the West to Aldgate in the East and Cannon Street in the South to Barbican in the North, plus the bridges approaching the zone – […]
  • Adventure Motorcycle Off Road Course

    gmt
    22 Feb 2015 | 2:16 am
    Adventure motorcycles are becoming increasingly more and more popular thanks to the likes of Charley Boorman and Ewan Mcgregor to name but a few. Although they’ve been around for years it’s only the last decade or so that they’ve really taken off and become ever more appealing to explorative Motorcyclists and touring riders So what […]
  • Royal Enfield To Open Factory In The UK 2015

    gmt
    18 Feb 2015 | 9:31 am
    ROYAL Enfield is to open a new factory in Leicestershire as part of plans to meet rising global demand for its originally British-made bikes.   The Indian-based company aims to spend 5bn Indian rupees (£52m) on expansion plans, including a new factory in the UK by the end of 2015. A second new factory is to […]
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  • Mercedes AMG C63 S will make its way to India with a twin-turbo V8 (503 HP) engine

    Eshwar Prasad
    28 Feb 2015 | 11:49 pm
    German auto giant Mercedes will be bringing in the AMG C63 S to battle it out with the BMW M3. With a car that`s stunning to look at and capable of giving sports cars a tough fight on the race track, Mercedes has a winner on its hands. Mercedes Benz will be launching the AMG C63 S in India during the third quarter of this year. The car will be brought to Indian via the CBU route and will compete with the likes of the BMW M3. Expect the car to be priced around the 1.3 crore mark mainly due to the heavy import duty. Mercedes plans to launch a bevy of models this year and the AMG C63 is going to…
  • British Star Daniel Craig suffers a minor injury while shooting a chase sequence in the Aston Martin DB10

    Eshwar Prasad
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:22 pm
    The Aston Martin DB 10 looks fantastic. But what it lacks is enough headroom which was discovered by 007 actor Daniel Craig. The actor is part of the 24th 007 movie Spectre and was injured while shooting for a scene in the DB10. A midnight chase sequence was being shot in Rome with the DB10 being tailed by a Jaguar XC-75 driven by latest Bond villain Dave Bautista, when the stuntman behind the wheel accidentally hit a pothole which caused Daniel Craig to hit his head on the car`s interior. The British actor was checked by a medic on the film-set, and he continued shooting as no serious…
  • Range Rover Evoque 2016 model revealed, to be powered by a new diesel engine

    Eshwar Prasad
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:54 am
    Range Rover has unveiled the new 2016 Evoque. The car, which came with an exorbitant price tag, was a huge success in the country. The success can be credited to the cars intricate design and salient features. This is the smallest SUV to come out of the Range Rover stable, aimed to please a younger consumer base. The 2016 model will make its first public appearance at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Though at first glance, the car looks more or less the same, a lot of changes have been made on the outside as well as on the inside. The car sports a new aggressive looking front bumper and…
  • Bidding adieu to the Bugatti Veyron

    Eshwar Prasad
    26 Feb 2015 | 1:57 am
    It has been 10 years since the Bugatti Veyron entered our lives, and after making 450 of these masterpieces, the company has ended the production. Bugatti Veyron made its way into the automotive space way before it began production.  The car was the brainchild of Bugatti, and was under development since 1996, when VW bought over the company. The final design was agreed upon in 2001, four years before the car hit production. Its claim to fame was that it was the fastest production road car, and only 300 of them would ever be made. The company finished selling its 300th car in 2011, and due to…
  • Nissan showcases its concept “Sway”, could be the new Micra?

    Eshwar Prasad
    25 Feb 2015 | 11:44 pm
    The 2015 Geneva car show will feature a lot of new concepts, most of which will hit production in the following year. Nissan has given a teaser of what it will show at the auto show. The concept will be called the “Sway” and will most likely be the Micra replacement. The car has been developed using the same design philosophy that was used in the development of the Juke and Qashqai. Nissan had announced that they were looking into a radical makeover of their hatchback portfolio, and the concept car would most probably replace the Micra in as soon as 18 months. Andy Palmer, who was the…
 
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