Harley-Davidson’s website says this is "Check your helmet month," but features a photo of a group of riders who don’t all seem to be wearing the protective headgear. The photo promotes the new "dark" fashion in Harley motorcycles, and while four members of the group appear to have helmets on, two of them don’t. Of … Continue reading Chuck your helmet month
Bubble bursts at Harley www.harley-davidson.com Harley-Davidson says it will reduce shipments of new motorcycles by 27,000 in 2008, following a first quarter drop in profit of 2.5 per cent. In the U.S., H-D motorcycle sales fell 12.8 per cent in the quarter, and worldwide sales were down 5.6 per cent. The company will cut 730 … Continue reading Harley cutting jobs as profits drop
CMG will be moving servers on Friday (April 18th) and so we will be down for the day to ensure that we can do it quickly. We should be back up and running by the end of the day, but we’re giving ourselves the weekend just in case. So, be sure to check back on … Continue reading CMG server changeover
A Canadian motorcyclist plans to ride for 24 hours straight to raise money for the Alzheimer Society of Canada. Adam Glazer says he has been "riding and racing motorcycles" for about 27 years, and plans to name the 24-hour off-road ride "The 24 Hours I Will Never Forget." He’ll do it on a closed course … Continue reading A memorable ride
The Parry Sound, Ont., Sportbike rally, recently diagnosed with a serious case of death, has been restored to life — or will be, anyway — by none other than Lawrence Hacking, Canadian moto-journalist and Dakar rally afficionado. The 26th annual Sportbike Rally will be held July 4–6 at the Bobby Orr Community Centre in Parry … Continue reading Sportbike Rally revised
Meet the new K1000RS BMW has released official photos of its new Superbike, intended for World Superbike competition next year. The company wants to stand on podiums in its second year of WSB racing and win the championship in 2011. Meanwhile, they’ll be selling a road-legal version. BMW plans to build 1,000 for sale in … Continue reading BMW Superbike shown
Ride to Prudhoe Bay Aydres Adventures Ayres Adventures has thrown a nine-day Prudhoe Bay Excursion into a time slot between two Alaska rides, so while you’re enjoying the balmy air of the North, you can now go all the way to Prudhoe Bay. The Texas-based adventure touring company uses BMW GS motorcycles and tour support … Continue reading All the Way to Prudhoe Bay
World’s lightest Harley for sale Bonhams and Butterfields For sale: 1918 Harley-Davidson. One owner, lady driven, garage stored. Not that you’d notice it, since it’ll be competing for your attention with a 1913 Excelsior and motorcycles owned by famous people in the auction on May 3. And it’s a bicycle. Auctioneers Bonhams and Butterfields will … Continue reading Lady's H-D for sale
Pedrosa (2) takes an early lead Motogp.com Jorge Lorenzo continued his stunning pace in his first year of Moto GP with his third pole and third podium out of three races, this time claiming the top step at Estoril for his first win. Even in a sport renowned for swelled heads, this kid has a … Continue reading Lorenzo continues to impress
“Two Belgian Tourists and Two Yemeni Guides killed by Al-Qaeda”.
The news told the story of a convoy of five Land Cruisers in a remote but well-known tourist valley. The gunmen were hidden behind a parked Land Cruiser on the side of the road and as the convoy approached, they jumped out, spraying the first vehicle with automatic gunfire.