Trying to design and build “green”, zero-emissions motorcycles is becoming sort of a big deal. There’s even an eGrandPrix going on at Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio this year. I don’t particularly have anything against the idea of zero-emissions, environmentally friendly motorcycles. Sooner or later, that’ll… Continue reading
“It’s the mo-o-o-0st wonderful ti-i-i-i-ime of the year!” It’s not Christmas, though. It’s the 90 days between now and October, when all of the bike manufacturers begin showing off the new year’s models. Old friends get a little facelift, and we get introduced to new models… Continue reading
The National Highway Transportation Safety Board has just released a survey on drunk/drugged driving in the US. Overall, the numbers look pretty good. The number of people driving under the influence continues to decline.
A new roadside survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirms a… Continue reading
Today, two of BMW’s top racers traded vehicles at the Nurburgring, to see how the other half lives. BMW’s Formula 1 race car driver Nick Heidfeld and Superbike rider Troy Corser switched vehicles for a day at the famous German track.
After riding the Superbike, Heifeld commented:
“I… Continue reading
A reader from South Africa–isn’t the web just amazing!–has sent in an interesting story about his horrific run of bad luck with the R1200RT, and he also asks me an interesting question. I thought I would address him in a new post instead of the comments.
I should have posted this earlier, but Chris Chornbe took a ride on the Harley XR1200 Sportster, and he gives a comprehensive report on the newest Sporty experience. He concludes:
This bike is best suited for those who want a Harley-Davidson branded motorcycle, yet also want a bike that… Continue reading
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