Aprilia’s Spoof on BMW’s Tablecloth Trick

If you remember a couple of months ago, BMW’s S1000RR tablecloth trick video hit youtube and pretty much went viral. It was a very well done video. Well, Aprilia has answered with a video of their own and it is pretty funny. Watch it in HD if your computer can handle it.  Read More →

Ducati Monster 796

2011 Ducati Monster 796 This is not really new news, but still, it is worth heading over to Ducati’s website to check out their available colors and paint schemes. I’m really partial to the classic black and gold Darmah scheme but it looks terrible on the red frame. That bodywork really need to go on a black frame… or… on a gold frame! Click on the little color scheme icons and you can look at all the available colors. From... [Read More...]

Victory motorcycles cleaning out old inventory

Victory ad As you can see from the email ad I received from Victory, they are trying to get rid of old inventory- as in 2008-09 models that are dragging down their dealers. The problem with having lots of old inventory is that unless the manufacturer discounts it heavily in the form of rebates, etc, the dealers have no way to sell it. After all, if you have a choice between an 09 and an 2010 for essentially the same price, which would you take? When... [Read More...]

2011 Kawasaki ZX10R?

2011 ZX10R? Maybe… Since most of the Japanese manufacturers brought virtually no 2010 models into the US due to the recession and warehouses full of leftover 2008 and 09, we can only hope that they have been hard at work on some tasty new stuff to battle the likes of BMW and Aprilia who both introduced top of the line sport bikes this year. No mechanical details yet, but with the European competition, it better be good. In fact, the BMW is probably... [Read More...]

Ducati at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Ducati at Pikes Peak From Ducati- Follow the action on their blog page. Ducati returns to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb for an encore performance on June 27. The weapons of choice – a pair of all-new 2010 Multistrada 1200s! Partnering with Spider Grips, Ducati is fielding a two bike team, piloted by Greg Tracy and Alexander Smith. Both Tracy and Smith are no strangers to the race, having both competed in 2008 with Tracy taking... [Read More...]

ZZR600 finished

Just finished a 2007 ZZR600 that had some cosmetic damage. I painted the entire bike so that all the panels would have perfect color match. Details are on the Showroom page. If you are interested, email me off of the contact page. ZZR600  Read More →

Harley XR1200X is coming (staying) in America!

Harley XR1200X Harley-Davidson announced that the XR1200X Sportster, introduced in 2010 for export markets only, will be available through Harley-Davidson dealers in the United States as a 2011 model. The XR1200X is equipped with fully-adjustable Showa front and rear suspension components and can be dialed in to match rider weight, riding style and road conditions. The XR1200X combines this premium suspension with enhanced front brakes and a high-compression,... [Read More...]

A nice little stunt to end the day…

I’m not into the stunt riding stuff that much, but I have to admit that this is a great trick… Watch!  Read More →