In the 80s, new motorcycle sales were floundering due to a variety of factors – but this made it a buyer’s market for riders looking for used bikes. With that in mind, Bill Fowler started the Used Motorcycle Guide (UMG), a fascinating magazine I discovered while researching the Honda CD175 featured earlier this week.
Filed under “making bikers look good”, here’s a video of a lady saving a kitten from traffic in an intersection.
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Alright, I thought we were cute at the Beater Olympics for having a motorcycle limbo event, but Alan Birtwistle showed everyone how it’s done at this summer’s Dirt Quake in the UK:
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This year’s Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is over and done with, after 37,065 riders raised $2,275,816. Not bad! The ride was an international event but some videos have now emerged and what better city would there be to take a peek into than London?
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Petrolicious has been making some beautiful videos for a while now, but they rarely cover motorcycles. Here’s a welcome exception to the rule, and it’s all about a father-son bond that revolves around building things with wheels, especially bikes. It’s a great story, and I’m so jealous of this shop!
Video Intermission – Yamaha R1 60th AnniversaryView Post
Icon sure makes some weird videos, but you can’t deny the cinematography and the talent of their riders E-Dub and Apex. Enjoy.
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This past weekend, Team Obsolete exhibited a whole bunch of their bikes at Lime Rock Park Speedway. Jeff Z. of Moto Bellissima was there to check it out and took some great shots.
Back in February when I profiled reader Ted Clough, he noted that he was working on a 1966 Monza that he was going to convert into a special. Well, I just found out what the result was and I thought it was worth sharing – meet the mini Ducati Supersport!