For reasons I haven’t really been able to ascertain (besides “why not?”), Marc Marquez just rode a MotoGP bike up Hahnenkamm mountain in the Alps.
Video Intermission – James May Reassembles a Honda Z50View Post
Monster Energy has just released the newest segment of the Doonies series, and it’s got the craziest vehicles yet. Don’t worry though, there’s still plenty of two wheelers getting huge air in the sand dunes of Glamis for you to enjoy.
A few months ago, BMW got some attention with their VISION NEXT 100 prototype, a two-wheeled look at what they thought would be coming in the next several generations of motorcycling. At CES this week, Honda’s stealing the show with the global debut of “Riding Assist” technology. Honda’s got decades of experience with advanced robotics (remember Asimo?) and they’re utilizing …
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Here’s a 40+ year old film about motorcycle safety. The most interesting (and painful) part is the crash testing done where a motorcycle t-bones a car.
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For reasons I don’t understand, someone made a cutaway from a BMW S1000RR engine – so you get to enjoy a valvetrain spinning at many thousands of RPM.
No, this has nothing to do with middle fingers – the motorcyclist in this video actually catches a parakeet that’s flying in the air.
In this video, GoPro shares the story of Reid Brown. Reid is the Off-Highway Vehicle specialist in the Tillamook District of the Tillamook State Forest in Oregon. Oh yeah, he was also a privateer competitor in the 2015 ISDE in Slovakia.
Here’s a cool short flick from January 1976 – it shows a R90/6 being born in Berlin. This originally aired on French television, which is why the audio is in…French. Even if you don’t understand the language, it’s still worth a view as you get to see the engine and wheels get put together, as well as some assembly line …
This week’s episode of Jay Leno’s Garage features one of the coolest motorcycles of the 60s (some people consider it the first superbike) – the Munch Mammut.
At this year’s AIMExpo show, 32 builders brought 40 bikes to compete for an automatic bid to the 2018 AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building in Germany. Here’s some images of the four class winners.
Contributor Ted C. just spent some time in Rome and was kind enough to share some of his favorite finds. Let’s see what he encountered! I wish Moto Morini sold bikes in the US still…