Katanas in the Mist – Classic Endurance Racing at Spa

If you are one of those motorcycle enthusiasts that longs for the days back when men were men, and bikes were carbureted, then vintage endurance racing at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps should be right up your alley. Throw in a superb-looking Katana race bike, with Guy Martin at the helm, […] The post Katanas in the Mist – Classic Endurance Racing at Spa appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber. Katanas in the Mist – Classic Endurance Racing at Spa Source: asphaltandrubber

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Strider Inspiration Award Presented To David Drolc At Sturgis Hall Of Fame

We like what Strider is doing to get kids interested in two-wheeled activities. The Strider Inspiration Award and the story behind it show how much young lives can benefit from riding. Begin Press Release: Title Sponsor Strider Presents Inspiration Award at Sturgis Hall of Fame Breakfast Announces Strider Education Foundation Rapid City, SD (August 23, 2017) — Strider Bikes, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of children’s balance bikes, was the presenting sponsor for the 2017 Sturgis Museum Hall of Fame induction ceremonies held on August 9 in conjunction with…

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Dunlop Introduces New Harley-Davidson Tires for 2018

Dunlop, who has supplied Harley-Davidson tires since 1983, has released two new models for the Motor Co.’s 2018 model range.  Begin Press Release: The all-new D401T and D429 Expand the Dunlop® Harley-Davidson® Tire Series Buffalo, NY:  In 2017, Dunlop Motorcycles Tires achieved an amazing milestone; more than 10 million original equipment tires built in Dunlop’s Buffalo manufacturing plant have rolled off the Harley-Davidson assembly line since Dunlop became an original equipment supplier to Harley-Davidson in 1983. For the 2018 model year, even more Harley-Davidson motorcycles will be fitted with original-equipment…

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2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Stone Review

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III StoneEditor Score: 82.0%Engine 17.0/20Suspension/Handling 13.0/15 Transmission/Clutch 7.0/10Brakes 8.0/10 Instruments/Controls3.0/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 8.0/10 Appearance/Quality 9.0/10Desirability 8.0/10Value 9.0/10Overall Score82/100 After 50 years of production, an Italian classic much like Joe Pesci and Spaghetti O’s, the Moto Guzzi V7 Stone is now onto its third iteration of Guzzi’s most popular bike. Doses of change have come alongside the new roman numeral for this entry-level classic that remains a quality and affordable standard. With Moto Guzzi’s signature longitudinally mounted 744cc air-cooled powerplant protruding from its gills, wrapped in a classic-bike…

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Harley-Davidson blitz range with fleet of Milwaukee-Eight Softails

The cat is out of the bag, dealers will be looking at remaining 2017 stocks on showroom floors and potential owners will face their usual dilemma of whether to buy now or wait. There will be bargains to be had – although dealers have been winding down stocks of certain models for a couple of… Harley-Davidson blitz range with fleet of Milwaukee-Eight Softails Source: Motofire

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Recall: BMW Scooters

BMW Motorrad continues to catch the scrutiny of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, issuing today its fourth recall in less than one month’s time (see #1, #2, and #3). This round affects 37 units from BMW’s scooter lineup, specifically the 2017 BMW C650 GT and BMW C Evolution models, for […] The post Recall: BMW Scooters appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber. Recall: BMW Scooters Source: asphaltandrubber

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2018 Harley-Davidson Models. Death Of The Dyna Line-Up Merged Into 8 All-New Softail Models

To celebrate Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary year, the Motor Company is launching  a custom revolution: Eight all-new Softail® models that merge the hard-riding performance of the Dyna® line with the unparalleled custom look of the Softail line. It is Harley’s… This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more! 2018 Harley-Davidson Models. Death Of The Dyna Line-Up Merged Into 8 All-New Softail Models Source: Cyril Huze

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2017 Ulster Grand Prix by Diego Mola

PhotoGP contributor Diego Mola continues his coverage of Irish Road Racing, this time at the 2017 Ulster Grand Prix. This year’s UGP was notable for Dean Harrison recording a new lap record of 134.614mph and earning the title of the fastest road racer in the world. Peter Hickman won three races and was awarded Man of the Meeting. Above, Forest Dunn takes a moment before the Superbike race.   Dean Harrison on his way to a new lap record.   Peter Hickman   First lap, superstock race.   Dan Kneen…

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Dont Run From A Brazilian Motorcycle Cop

Brazilian motorcycle cops rule the streets. We’re not cool with that whole innocent bystanders getting injured (or T-boned) thing, but we do have to admit that these guys make Ponch & John look like new students in an MSF course. This compilation contains the ends of some of the craziest and most intense police chases we’ve ever seen, and it’s all done on small displacement thumpers and two-strokes! Don’t Run From A Brazilian Motorcycle Cop appeared first on Motorcycle.com. Dont Run From A Brazilian Motorcycle Cop Source: blog.motorcycle.com

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C-Seven: Deus nails the vintage Triumph bobber

We owe the Australian company Deus a lot of credit for kick starting the current custom boom. When Dare Jennings and his partners opened the doors of their converted Sydney warehouse, it was all about Yamaha SR conversions and Kawasaki W650s. These days, you’re just as likely to see a Harley Sportster or a Suzuki DR650 parked inside the cavernous store. And if you’re lucky, you might spot a vintage machine that’s been given the fastidious Deus custom treatment, like this 1969 Triumph TR6 hardtail called ‘C-Seven.’ It’s a style…

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