New Sportster Model

HD introduced a cool new Sportster at the dealer show in Orlando called the “Nightster”. The name is a little cheesy, but the bike looks great. Super low seat and a blacked out look give it a very Mad Max look. You can check it out at Harley. From Harley: “The XL 1200N Nightster is a blacked-out street bike that continues a half century of Sportster tradition of innovative, fun and versatile motorcycles,” said Bill Davidson,... [Read More...]

New Moto Guzzi

Moto Guzzi is a brand you don’t hear much about in the US, but they produce some of the coolest bikes. WebBikeWorld has the details on the new 1200 Sport and if you are into the all around do everything street bike, you should take a look. Pretty bike with Italian soul and engineering. You can get everything from saddle bags to a racing kit for it, and the unique sideways mounted V-twin is a Moto Guzzi trademark. There is such a thing as a precise... [Read More...]

Very Cool Video Of Nürburgring

Here is a video of a BMW K1200S at Nürburgring- just a little Sunday afternoon ride! _uKsfo7z-To Autoblog also has this BMW produced video about the famed 15 mile Nürburgring race track linked and if you have 20 minutes to spare, it is well worth watching. It has some great footage including a 200mph run on the Autobahn in an M6. Bikes are as welcome as cars on the track, and it is soo cheap- 16 Euros to drive the track. This is on my “to... [Read More...]

2007 Victory

Victory announced 2 new models today, and they are to say the least “dramatic”. Motorcycle Daily has the press info and a few more pictures. I think the styling will be either love or hate, but if you want a big twin that doesn’t look like all the others, this might be your bike. Victory unveiled today two new, dramatically-styled, v-twin touring machines, the Victory Vision Street and Victory Vision Tour. Victory says both of these... [Read More...]

New MV Agusta F4CC

The New MV Agusta F4CC will debut this weekend at the Cycle World Show in NYC. Should be a good show. New Ducati 1098 and new MV Agusta… tastey. Also on display will be the world’s fastest production motorcycle, the 2007 MV Agusta F41000R that set land speed records at both Bonneville and Maxton, NC. Rider Roosevelt “Rosey” Lackey, who set these records in 2006, will be on hand throughout the weekend to greet enthusiasts and to sign autographs.  Read More →

Ducati Sales Up Also

Ducati North America has announced their 2006 figures, and sale were up 16% overall and a whopping 50% for Canada. As might be expected, the Monster line-up led the brand in sales with the S2R 1000 being the most popular Ducati. 2007 should be another great year with the introduction of the new 1098 Superbike. Beauty aside, the lower maintenance costs of the 07’s will help too. As much as everyone loves an Italian machine, the maintenance costs/schedule... [Read More...]

BMW sales way up for 2006

BMW posted strong sales for 2006 and even December, normally a slow month due to cold weather was up 36% over last year. They have a really nice line-up of bikes which is obviously helping. From a press release- Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 11, 2007… There may be a chill in the air, but sales of BMW motorcycles continue to be hot. Worldwide BMW motorcycle sales for December were up 36.8 percent over the same period the previous year, while... [Read More...]

Motorcycle Calendar

Motorcyclist has their year-long calendar of events on-line here. Lots of event info and race dates so you can program your tivo months in advance!  Read More →

Stewart wins in Anaheim

Stewart (Kawasaki) won the opening round of the AMA Supercross series as expected. Speed has all the coverage- To no one’s surprise, Monster Energy Kawasaki’s James Stewart, the man who supercross fans everywhere expect to fill the void left by Carmichael’s active retirement from supercross and motocross to pursue a career in NASCAR, grabbed the torch and ran with it, earning his 12th career win in the AMA’s premier supercross class. The 21-year-old... [Read More...]

Dakar Rally

Lots of good info over at Bikes in the Fast Lane on the Dakar Rally. Some great pictures and lots of coverage. It is worth the jump if rallies are your cup of tea. If not, check out the next post.  Read More →

Lots of new Stuff at Ducati

If you are looking for some new info/pictures/tech data on the new 1098, head on over to Ducati and watch the flash intro. Nicely done with some good wallpaper downloads. I’m looking forward to when I will get a chance to custom paint one of these!  Read More →

Triumph tops 10,000 for 2006

Triumph has released their 06 sales figures, and they are steadily growing with over 10,000 bikes sold this past year. With a very cool line-up of bikes that include everything from the 675 Sportbike to the retro style Thruxton and Bonneville, they have been growing every year. The Auto Channel has a good article about Triumph with a little bit of history about the famous brand- Triumph is one of the oldest and most famous names in motorcycling. The... [Read More...]

Happy New Year

Well, another year has come and gone- We had a lot of good times last year and with all the new bikes just around the corner, it looks like it will be another great year. Ride safe and have fun!    Read More →