Viper Motorcycles has been trying to do two things. 1) Build a factory custom motorcycle that people want to buy, and 2) Get envionmental/emissions approval from the EPA–and CARB, in California–to actually sell that motorcycle. As of now, they’ve accomplished 50% of their goals.
John Silseth II, Viper… Continue reading
A Harley-Davidson dealer in Milwaukee has come up with an interesting promotional idea.
Milwaukee Harley-Davidson on the city’s northwest side is giving 100 shares of Harley stock to any customer who buys a 2008 model motorcycle and 50 shares with the purchase of a 2009 model.
I’m not sure… Continue reading
The american Motorcycle Association finally came out in opposition to the plans for imposing a 100% tariff on all European bikes imported to the US that have an engine displacement of 50cc-500cc.
The federal measure is designed as retaliation to the 27-member European Union’s continuing import ban on American beef… Continue reading
The Norton post about rotary-engined motorcycles got me thinking about motorcycle engines in general. There haven’t been a lot of rotary motorcycle engines–or car engines for that matter. Frankly, despite the valiant efforts of Mazda, the fact is that the Wankel engine has problems.
The seals at the three… Continue reading
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