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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Something’s Up at Ducati

Ducati Project 0803

This Ducati Project 0803 sketch purports to be from a North American Ducati dealer who got it straight from the horse's...uh...mouth.

There’s been a lot of talk of a new Ducati model coming up for 2011. Maybe a big, new Monster. Or something.  Apparently that talk has some basis… Continue reading

The Triumph Adventure Bike

For 2011, Triumph will be releasing at least one new adventure bike.  We have no idea what the specs are, although it seems that it will be using something smaller than the 1050cc triple in the Tiger, so, just as a guess, I’d imagine it will be based on… Continue reading

Suzuki Comes Back to the US for 2011

The bad economy and poor sales forecasts for 2010 led Suzuki to suspend sending any new 2010-model bikes to the US, in lieu of reducing the inventories of 2009 models.  But, this afternoon, Suzuki announced that, for 2011, they’ll be back on our shores, and they previewed the first… Continue reading

2011 Brammo Empulse

The motorcycle press is touting the newly announced 20100 Brammo Empulse, and electric motorcycle that is “revolutionary”, in that it has a 100-mile range and can exceed 100 MPH. Using a liquid-cooled, brushless AC motor, with an estimated output of50 hp and 59 ft-lbs torque, the power comes from three… Continue reading

I rode a lot today…

Even though today was a workday, I’ve spent about three hours on my FJR. I got to the office at about 7:15, after my 40-minute commute. Sauntered over to the microwave, and popped in some food. When it was done, I pulled it out…and spilled it on my thumb.

This… Continue reading

WANT!

BMW has announced two new motorcycles built on a brand new Inline-6 powerplant.  The K1600GT will presumably replace the K1300GT, while the K1600GTL will replace the K1200LT.

The powerplant is definitely the atttraction on these bikes. Weighing in at only 226 lbs, the motor puts out 160HP at 7,500… Continue reading

No, I’m not dead. Why do you ask?

It’s been a tough couple of months for me, schedule-wise.  That’s why the blogging has declined.  I really am trying to get back to the blog, and hopefully, my schedule will empty out a bit in the near future.

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