Several years ago, the Discovery Channel had a show called Twist the Throttle. Each episode of the series featured a different OEM – including Bimota, BMW, Ducati, Honda, Kawasaki, MV Agusta, Suzuki and Yamaha. Thanks to reader Tim S, I just discovered that the episodes are still online for your viewing pleasure.
The FIM Speedway Grand Prix 2017 season starts on April 29th, and they’ve just released a promotional video for the upcoming action. It’s what a promo video should be – short, exciting, and it makes you want to watch the racing!
Starting a motorcycle company right now is a tough economic proposition, but Keanu Reeves and ARCH motorcycles have been able to make it work so far. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Gard a couple of times, and he’s an incredibly nice guy – though I’m still waiting to try the bike out for myself! Gard and Keanu just took …
Paul Brace is a passionate motorcycle nut who also happens to be a Director at Eagle, manufacturer of the world’s best Jaguar E-Types. He maintains a personal collection of seventies superbikes called Proper Bikes – so enjoy this video tour of the decade’s best Japanese speedsters: the CB750, H2, Z1, CBX, etc.
Earlier this month, Walter Barlow visited Martin Moto for the 7th annual Modern Classic Show. He brought along his camera and in his words, thought you all “might enjoy some nostalgia induced endorphins.” I’m inclined to agree with him!
This one just makes me smile. Tima Kuleshov can’t get out of a van or wave goodbye properly but he’s having a hell of a time on two wheels. It’s awesome:
Here’s a look back at what sales films used to look like – I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! This was created sometime in the late 50s (at least 1958, as that’s when the Duo Glide was released). As it’s stated in the beginning…the new Harley-Davidsons are OUT OF THIS WORLD! The marketing copy is fantastic.
Surprisingly, it’s not me! Apparently, this all started when a motorcyclist in India parked in a ‘no parking’ area. As his bike was getting chained up to be towed, he tried to fight back by getting on the bike. That didn’t stop the tow truck driver.
Video Intermission – Bike-urious Tackles LABV 2016 with a Ural SidecarView Post
Video Intermission – Racing in Cocaine ValleyView Post
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Video Intermission – Chris McNeil – ElementsView Post
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.
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.