Honda wisely did not invite me to the US launch of the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP as I’m just not fast enough on the track to make use of something as purpose-built as this. But they were kind enough to lend me one to take to show off at my track day on Monday, so I’ll spin it up for a …
For 1979, Harley-Davidson updated the Sportster with a new frame and swingarm that was derived from the units in the limited-production XLCR. Other changes included cast iron valve guides and a disc brake in the rear.
Post Sale Update: This RC30 did not meet reserve at $77,100, however the high bidder and seller agreed on a price of $90,000 including buyer’s fees on Iconic Motorbike Auctions. Walter – this one’s for you! From the same seller as the 5-mile Suzuki GSX-R750RK and the 0-mile Honda RC45 comes this Honda RC30 with just 1.8 miles on the …
Suzuki’s just announced the “all-new” 2022 Hayabusa, but it doesn’t seem to be all that different from the current model. This example is VERY different, as it’s been turned into a Texas Mile racer that puts down 341 horsepower at the rear wheel on C16 fuel with 14 psi of boost – it’s able to hit 200 miles per hour …
Introduced in 1970, the Kawasaki Big Horn was Kawasaki’s response to the Yamaha RT-360.
A few weeks ago I shared an interesting side stand/center stand combination as part of a Guess That Bike post, and now we can take a better look at the whole machine. After many designs and iterations, Curtiss Motorcycles has announced their newest machine – the ONE. This week they updated their website, and now you can build your own. …
Come Ride With Me – Iconic Track Day Presented by MV Agusta 2/22View Post
Delivering Motorcycles in Baja – Day 4View Post
Last month we saw some great bikes – but did they sell? And if so, for how much?
Day 14 – July 5th, 2019 – Boston, Massachusetts to Brooklyn, New York?: ~250 miles BRAAAAAAAINS.
If you fancy yourself a creative type, Alpinestars has an interesting proposition – design a livery for their SM5 motocross helmet, and if they like it they’ll have Viscid Design make it a reality!
The MV Agustas of Moto Talbott MuseumView Post
As noted in my MV-focused tour of Moto Talbott, I’ve currently got the key to a MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso. You know the drill – what do you want to know about it?
November 2020 Result HighlightsView Post
Let’s start with the good news: the new Monster weighs just 416 pounds wet, a ~40 pound reduction from the current model. The 937cc Testastretta motor produces 111 horsepower and a healthy 69 lb-ft of torque (and desmo service intervals are up to 18,600 miles). The bad news: it doesn’t look like a Ducati, does it? Discuss!