Don’t drop it on the carpet! As the saying goes, there are two kinds of model builders: there are model builders, and then there’s this person. The picture you’re looking at is not some piece of latest state of the art nano technology, but a chain link for a 1/12th scale model motorcycle. Some people, … Continue reading That's not a model, that's an obsession!
What’s better than being 100 years old? Being 105, of course — and CMG has tickets for three lucky readers who will celebrate Harley-Davidson’s 105th birthday in style. Just send an e-mail to us, and we’ll draw three random winners (one for each city) for a pair of tickets for the city of your choice. … Continue reading CMG invites you to the party!
Steve Bond heads to California to check out their classic tourer – the Electra Glide, the “but I can’t be bothered to put me feet down at stops” Tri Glide and the new V-Rod member, the Muscle.
Lehman shows its arse end to Alberta Lehman Trikes, which was started in Alberta, has decided to close its only Canadian plant due to rising gas prices. Lehman, which is based in Spearfish, South Dakota, makes trike conversions for large touring-style motorcycles. Its Westlock plant, about 80 km north of Edmonton, makes fibreglass components. Lehman … Continue reading Out of Canada
High flying circus in Barrie A water park north of Toronto will host a motorcycle event Aug. 23-24 that will include the Wall of Death. Splash Canyon Resort in Barrie, Ontario, will bring in Garden Bros. Circus, an act that appears to rely at least as much on motorcycle stunts as on making captive African … Continue reading Wall of Death
Harley now owns the Mito125 Canadian Harley-Davidson reps says it’s too early to know what the purchase by Harley-Davidson of the MV Agusta Group will mean for motorcyclists in this country. H-D announced Aug. 8 that it has finalized its purchase of the privately-held Italian company. Harley bought 100 per cent of the MV Agusta … Continue reading Harley-Agusta deal final
El Bulli: yummy, pretentious You don’t often get to eat turtle dove with blackberry caviar and a side of carmelized trout roe on the wages of a Swiss motorcycle courier, but that’s the kind of gastronomic adventure 46-year-old Pascal Henry enjoyed moments before he became an international man of mystery. Henry skipped out on a … Continue reading Eat, drink, and be gone
Tomahawk knock-off autoblog.com On this auspicious and lucky day (08-08-08) in Beijing, Olympics fireworks rain from the smoggy skies, but elsewhere in China something "important" is actually happening. A Chinese company is building a knockoff 10-cylinder, Viper-engined Dodge Tomahawk that willl sell for the emininently reasonable price of $1,400, according to a report in autoblog.com. … Continue reading Tomahawk for cheap
MCN Presents: The Honda VFR-5 www.motorcyclenews.com A Honda VFR with a MotoGP-inspired five-cylinder, 1,000 cc motor, single-side swingarm with shaft drive, push-button gear changer, and two models: street-sport, and touring. That’s what Motorcycle News is suggesting we’ll see in 2009, and they’ve even got world exclusive pictures to prove it. But wait, there’s more … … Continue reading New Honda VFR, more er less
I c-r-r-r-ush your Honda Phantom! Early this month a British judge ordered the destruction of a motorcycle after its owner admitted to several speeding offences. The judge in Oxford, England, ordered 39-year-old Apollo Gasteratos to turn over his Honda Phantom after the rider was caught for the fifth time speeding on local roads. Gasteratos admitted … Continue reading We say: Destroy camera instead