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

2009 December 16

BMW S1000RR: 200HP+?

Motorcycle Daily reports that the BMW S1000RR appears to be a real superbike.

Apparently, our Brit cousins at MCN strapped the S1000RR to a dyno, and got the HP/Torque results shown over at the right (click to enlarge).  The results show 183HP at the rear wheel with stock Continue reading

Electric Motorcycles Are Not Practical

Paul Crowe, over at the Kneeslider, addresses one of my personal hobby horses: electric motorcycles, and makes a key point.

The engineering expertise available today made short work of the obvious, designs began to make the bikes look good, powerful electric motors were built, the suspension is just adapted Continue reading

Light Holiday Posting

I‘m sorry that the posting has been so light here the last several days.  I haven’t gone away or lost interest or anything.  There just hasn’t been all that much to report that caught my eye.  I suppose it’s natural during the holidays for thoughts of Continue reading