Reader Michael L sent over this video of a group of Minnesotans that don’t let winter get in the way of having fun on motorcycles. Watching this makes me want to ride a bike on ice. Hopefully it gets you in the same mood.
Video Intermission – Chris McNeil – ElementsView Post
1. I cannot believe the rider is able to land this. 2. He needs new spotters. 3. Again, I cannot believe the rider is able to land this.
A year ago, Indian created the Project Scout Contest. That pit Indian dealerships against each other to see who could build the best custom Scout. Now Indian’s doing the same thing with the Chieftain bagger. Builders have been working for the last 4 months, and now the builds are available for your judgment.
At CES last month, Honda debuted a self-balancing bike that utilizes their vast institutional knowledge of robotics. A stunter goofing around the ice has just shown them up – all you need is to crank up the idle speed!
Back in 2007, someone in Kansas picked up a CJ750 on eBay and had it shipped from China. He went from never having been on a motorcycle before to having to put one together (the engine was out of the frame when he received it). He originally built it as a WWII replica bike, but over the course of this …
Joe Popp describes himself as “a musician, composer, writer, studio designer, amplifier/effects builder, motorcyclist, and skateboarder.” Currently, he’s on a tour of the 48 contiguous states with his Honda VFR, performing concerts and meeting people along the way. Looks like he’s trying to create a show, as he recently released the pilot. It’s called Popp Over America, and it’s worth …
Well, it only goes up to 2006, and for some reason it skips from ’73 to ’90, but this is still a fun peek through the decades of Guzzi. The occasional text is in Italian but you can figure it out and there’s no voiceover to confuse you. Enjoy!
ICON Motorsports was founded in Portland, Oregon in 2002. The gear manufacturer was initially very popular with sportbike riders but have since expanded into an adventure focused line called Raiden. Over the years ICON has released several videos of riders having fun in their gear, and their video released today is no different. Join two riders on a 15 day, …
After reading my tale about LABV on a Ural, reader Robin M (the man behind the excellent site, Robin’s Classic Motorcycles) told me about Hubert Kriegel, a man who is now in his 13th year of a sidecar trip all around the world.
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 …