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BSAOCSC – All British Run – April 27

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Reader Mike A. has just given me a heads up that I wanted to share with those of you in the Southern California area: On Sunday, April 27th, the BSA Owners Club of Southern California is honoring their founder Barry Smith with an “All British Run” at Hansen Dam. For more information, check out this flyer. And drop me a …

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Picture Intermission – Clubmans All British 2014 Award Winners

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Many moons ago, before I started bike-urious, I was still goofing around the internet constantly searching for interesting bike sites. One of my favorites is still “Craig’s Two Wheeled Toys“, the blog of a guy who’s got an incredible bike history and the patience to share his experiences with all kinds of different bikes. Though I highly recommend you check …

Video Intermission – 90 Years of BMW in 90 Seconds

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From Mike A., a reader with an incredible motorcycling history, comes a tip about this video recently published by BMW. As the German firm says, “Experience 90 years of passion, 90 years of innovation, 90 years of unstoppable performance…” It’s not a video I can embed, so head on over to BMW’s site to check it out.

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Video Intermission – BikeEXIF for Dummies

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I’ll start this off by saying I love BikeEXIF – I subscribe to their daily email and I link to them on my “Want More?” page. I guess anything successful is easy to make fun of, so here’s a laugh at the expense of sites like BikeEXIF that are instrumental in spreading the word about some of the world’s best …

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MotoGP Qatar

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I know I don’t cover motorcycle racing, but: 1.) MotoGP is back! 2.) This weekend’s MotoGP in Qatar was one of the better races in a while, especially with the battle between Marquez and Rossi in the last 2-3 laps. If you missed it and want to check it out, go to thelp2008 for the whole race in 720p! Whether …

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Blue Waves Motorcycle Rally

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Ever taken a trip to a remote national park and witnessed a law-breaker being chased by a ranger when the latter’s motorcycle breaks down? No? Well, Robert McIntosh did, and he immediately resolved to get new bikes over to the 15 rangers who currently share the responsibility of patrolling Lake Hovsgol (an area larger than Yellowstone National Park) with very …

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Red Bull Romaniacs Prologue

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Considered by many in the biz to be one of the 3 hardest Enduro Rally races in the world, the Red Bull Romaniacs happens every July in Romania – this year will mark the 11th running. Before the gnarly off-road race begins, they do a Prologue stage in the streets of Sibiu, Transylvania, which is absolutely incredible. Check out Jonny …

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Taking Off!

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Just a little heads up – this weekend I’ll be enjoying a few days of off-roading with MotoQuest and BMW Motorcycles of Long Beach. While this is good news for me, I won’t have internet access, so Bike-urious will be dormant until Monday. As always, thanks for your loyal readership. Enjoy your respective weekends! But I can’t leave you without …

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Blue Beauty – 1970 Norton Commando 750

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Post-Listing Update: This Commando did not have any takers at $8,200. The Norton Commando 750 was an instant classic, and for good reason. Here we’ve got an example in a lovely metal flake blue that you won’t see everyday. It’s had a recent engine rebuild, and comes with a rare John Player front fender, ’73 seat, and the other rarities …