Monthly Archives: July 2009
For quite a while now Roehr Motorcycles has been readying themselves to build a single product. Their dream is to produce an American-made, 50-state legal, superbike that can compete with the best from Japan, Italy, and Germany. They’ve now moved one step closer to fulfilling that dream.… Continue reading
I went back to Biggs Harley today. I scheduled a test ride on the Buell 1125r for next Saturday. They did have a sales guy there who is familiar with Buells (he rides a Uly), so I was able to ask him some questions about the bike.
Just… Continue reading
Zero Motorcycle is just giddy with excitement, because they’ve released the DS, an all-electric, zero-emissions, dual-sport motorcycle. They Claim that it’s not only emissions free, but almost completely recycleable as well.
Powered by the most advanced drive train in the industry, the… Continue reading
I‘ve been looking at Buell’s web site since the new models were rolled out, and looking up some information on the 1125R. I’ve also been watching that young Eslick fellow sweep the Daytona races around the country.
So, I stopped off at Biggs Harley-Davidson today to look at… Continue reading
So, it’s about 6:45 this morning when I go out to get the bike out of the garage and head off to work. I put on all my gear, threw a leg over, turned the ignition key, and for a brief moment, while the key was turning between… Continue reading
Italian motorcycle designer Oberdan Bezzi is convinced that Ducati will be revealing a new scooter at the Milan EICMA Motorcycle show in November.
Oberdan thinks the motor will be an 850 and offer a multi-mode transmission like the Aprilia Mana. That’s not a bad assumption; I just had a… Continue reading
As I mentioned before, the economy isn’t good. And since motorcycles are a luxury good for most people, they are being hit especially hard. The MoCo had a 91% drop in profits last quarter, Suzuki’s sales numbers have collapsed…it’s bad all over. And I can prove… Continue reading
Some motorcycles are inherently uncomfortable. Some of them get uncomfortable as you age. Sometimes, if you really like a bike, you try to modify it to make it fit you better. The thing is, there is a right way to do this, and a wrong… Continue reading
In case you haven’t been keeping up with current events, things are slow in the economy. We went to the local mall Friday night to see about getting a part for our dishwasher, and the place was a ghost town. After finishing up at the mall, we… Continue reading
I‘ve spent some time going over the new 2010 Buell Motorcycles web site that was unveiled today. I can’t say as I like it much. And I don’t think much of the marketing effort they put into one of the main features on the new site, the co-called… Continue reading
The MoCo has released their 2010 model year line-up, and an expansive lineup it it is. For 2010, Harley-Davidson will carry 34 motorcycle models, including 9 new bikes. Below is a little taste of Milwaukee Goodness.