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Monthly Archives: March 2011

The naked bikes are back

The American love affair with motorcycles, such as it is, has not extended to the naked bikes in recent years.  They sell like hotcakes to our cousins across the pond, but in the US…not so much.  We like our cruisers and repli-racers and sport-tourers.

For the 2010 and… Continue reading

Slackernomics: Available for Kindle

The Kindle e-book Version of my book, Slackernomics: Basic Economics for People Who Think Economics is Boring,is now available on Amazon’s Kindle store here.

Another free WordPress motorcycle theme

THE BLUE AND THE GRAY

The Blue and The Gray WordPress Theme

The Blue and The Gray WordPress Theme

This theme was inspired by the first studio shots ever released of the Motus MST-01 sport-tourer. It also has the vertical menu system on the sidebar, instead of the horizontal one in the header.

2012 Motus MST-01 studio pics

Motus Motorcycles has released some high-resolution studio images of the new MST-01 sport-tourer. Thumbnails are below.

My own (temporary) ATK GT650R (Updated)

ATK CEO Frank White informs me that he is setting aside one of these for me to pick up on Saturday:

ATK GT650R

ATK GT650R

Except mine is red, i.e., the fast one. It looks like I’ll be driving up to Orange County first thing on Saturday to pick it up. … Continue reading

Motus Motorcycles MST-01 debuts

Motus MST-01

2012(?) Motus MST-01

Motus Motorcycles, an Alabama-based startup, has been working on a completely new, American-made, sport touring motorcycle.  We’ve seen glimpses of the engine, as well as artist concepts of the bike, but now, Motus has finally debuted the complete bike, in the flesh.

The MST-01 is built… Continue reading

I think I know what I want

2009 Buell 1125R Arctic White

2009 Buell 1125R, Arctic White

I’ve pretty much decided what bike I want for a used 2nd bike. That’s it right over there on the left.

I want the 2009 Buell 1125R, in Arctic White, with the blue screen and wheels. I don’t want the 2010, with ugly “R” on… Continue reading

It’s a Photoshop…but it’s a good Photoshop

Aprilia will be revealing a new bike as a successor to the Tuareg, called the Aprilia Caponord 1200. Essentially, it’s a bit of a worked over Dorsoduro 1200. There were some spy shots of the thing floating around yesterday, but..you know spy shots. They suck.
So, Moto-Infos.com got busy with… Continue reading

BMW K1600 GTL Review

Since I didn’t get invited to South Africa for the launch of BMW’s new Inline-6 touring bikes–and couldn’t afford to go if I did–I have to wait for another 2 months or so before I can even get a chance to look at one, much less ride one. Motorcycle.Com, on… Continue reading

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