I write stuff. A lot of it is about cars and motorcycles.

2008 December 02

KTM: 2-Wheel Drive Patent

Via RILYSI, it looks like KTM, the respected  Austrian Motorcycle manufacturer, has applied for a patent for a 2-Wheel drive, hybrid motorcycle.  Even more interesting is that they’ve apparently fast-tracked it to production sometime in the next 24 months.

The word is that it will have an Continue reading

More XR1200 Pics

The Kneeslider has some more pics of the new (to the US) harley Davidson XR1200 Sportster. I really like this one.

That’s an evilly bitchen’ looking motorscooter right there.

Modular Helmet Testing Results

I’m one of those people that needs to wear a modular (flip-up) helmet.  I have two of them, a Harley-Davidson Stealth, which is OK, and an HJC Sy-Max II, which I like a bit better for the lower wind noise.  Unfortunately, I have to wear glasses or contact Continue reading

Versys: 50-State Legal

Well, it only took two years after its introduction in the rest of the world, but the Kawasaki Versys is finally California-legal for the 2009 model year!

I’ll make a special trip to the dealership to take a look at this one.  Everything I’ve read about this bike is Continue reading