Monthly Archives: September 2010
The first–grainy, low-res images of the 2011 BMW K1600GTL have been leaked.
Being the flagship BMW tourers, it will have all sorts of goodies on it. Over and above the I-6 engine with 160HP and 129 ft-lbs of torque. … Continue reading
I guess now we’ll see if loud pipes really do save lives.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Senate Bill 435 yesterday that will authorize state law enforcement to ticket motorcyclists who have swapped out their stock pipes for an aftermarket exhaust. The new law will make it a crime to… Continue reading
The ambient air temperature on my ride home was 109°F according to the thermometer on my FJR this afternoon. My commute home felt like I was riding through a blow drier. I’ve had more fun rides, believe me.
Motorcycle USA runs a head-to-head adventurer tourer test between the BMX R1200GS, the new Ducati Multistrada 1200S, and the Triumph Tiger 1050, a bike that looks to be making an exit from the Triumph line-up this next year, with the advent of two brand new Triumph adventure bikes. Read… Continue reading
Triumph has released another video of its upcoming adventure bikes, giving us a bit more information about them, as well some better glimpses of what they’ll look like.
There will be two models–one focused on on-road adventuring, and one emphasizing off road capabilities.
For the past few months, MV fans have been waiting for something concrete about the new 675cc triple, the F3, from MV Agusta. There’s been lots of spy shots, though mostly those were of a bike with F4 fairings, preventing us from getting a good look at the bike’s… Continue reading
A British company is set to bring a brand new helmet concept to market. Called the Reevu MSX1, this new helmet allows the driver to see the road behind him through a small mirror inserted into the visor.
The mirror reflects the image of whatever is to… Continue reading
In the past three days, I’ve had to work 14 hours a day on a video project I was assigned. It’s been a nightmare. I’m punchy from lack of sleep. Thank goodness, the weekend’s over, and I can go back to a normal workday tomorrow.
Motorcycle.Com has collected a showcase containing ten of the oddest bikes you’ll ever see.
It was a big day for His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, as Ducati Holdings CEO Gabriele Del Torchio popped by the Pope’s residence at Castel Gandolfo to drop off two brand new Multistrada 1200s. Both bikes are nicely custom painted with the gold and white papal color scheme.
I guess the tough talk about scouting for new production locations worked.
Unions at Harley-Davidson Wisconsin factories have agreed to seven-year labor agreements that will keep the company’s production operations in The Motor Company’s home state. The new labor contracts, which call for a reduced workforce, will take effect… Continue reading