Suzuki Giving Away GSXR1000’s !!!

Well, if you are Jay Leno. Hey Suzuki, What about the rest of us! Quit giving bikes to people who can buy your whole company and give them to the average guy. That will really get you some press. On a serious note, Leno is a great spokesman for motorcycles, riding and motorsports in general, so good for him! Make sure you visit his Garage for lots of cool video clips of his cars and bikes- he has some really nice stuff. From Suzuki’s Press Release- American... [Read More...]

Orange County Ducati Choppers?

Sounds crazy, but the press release says it all. I suspect that Ducati is very happy about getting their name and bikes in front of the cameras. But, I really don’t know if the Teutul’s are really “Ducatista” material. Time will tell. PRESS RELEASE: PREMIUM CUSTOM CHOPPER BRAND ‘ORANGE COUNTY CHOPPERS’ TO BUILD UPON SUCCESS WITH NEW DUCATI DEALERSHIP IN NEW YORK Custom Ducati Monster 1100 to be Unveiled at 10th... [Read More...]

Update on Youth Motorcycle Ban

I posted something about this a while back, but I really wanted to keep it front and center until congress does something about this absurd ban on motorcycles for kids. It is so ridiculous that only the government could have done it… The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) has effectively banned the sale of youth off-highway vehicles (OHVs) as of Feb. 10, 2009. The AMA is calling for action now to help reverse the potentially... [Read More...]

AMA Superbike Racing at Barber Motorsports Park

Honda Superbike Classic The next round of the AMA Superbike Series is at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, AL May 1-3. Barber is one of the really nice tracks for spectators and the facilities are top notch. I plan on being there to bring you some pictures and updates, but if you can make it, you will not be disappointed. I was there for the Superbike races last year as well as the excellent Vintage Days. Great time. If you want to schedule demo... [Read More...]

Zero Motorcycles New Electric Street Bike

Zero S Zero has introduced their new street legal electric motorcycle and it looks promising as an around town alternative to a scooter. At 228 lbs, with 62 lb-ft of torque, it should have really excellent (and entertaining) acceleration. With a 60 mile range and a 60 mph top speed, it will be limited to commuter or short ride duty. But, that is all a lot of people use their bike for. However, for someone like me who lives outside of Atlanta and... [Read More...]

Harley Dealer Offering a Return Program

883 All of the auto makers are jumping on the “lose your job, bring the car back” bandwagon and it has certainly helped Hyundai who is one of the few companies that hasn’t lost massive numbers in their sales. It is no secret that the motorcycle manufacturers are hurting in a bad way with Harley leading the pack. It is also no secret that Harley’s problem is that they would finance pretty much anyone with a pulse over the last... [Read More...]

Aprilia Demo Rides- Part 2

Aprilia 750 Aprilia’s demo rides at Daytona were such a complete success, that they are taking the show on the road to several other events this summer. That means that if you missed out in Daytona, you now have a second chance to get an extended ride on the Aprilia of your dreams. From their Press Release- NEW YORK, NY – April 3, 2009 – Following the successful launch and fast sell-out of the Aprilia Adventure ride experience during this... [Read More...]

SV650 Flat Track Edition

SV650 side view SV650 top view SV650 front view Well, that bike lasted all of 1 day after I finished it. I was hoping to keep it and ride it for a couple of months, but the first customer who saw it, bought it. He has a very sweet looking bike now! At any rate, here are a few Pictures of it in its finished state-  Read More →