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.
Merritt, B.C., rider Luc Lacroix Steve Thornton/Merritt News photo In the wake of the murder of three children in Merritt, B.C., Harley rider Luc Lacroix has organized a motorcycle rally to help the family deal with the tragedy. Lacroix said the rally will raise money to help pay for the funerals. "The thought of having … Continue reading Biker helps after Merritt murders
RC8 at Valencia Porrozzi F. KTM is getting serious about road racing: in 250 GP racing the factory team has a strong presence, Mika Kallio having won the race last weekend at Valencia. The company has announced plans to enter a V-4-powered bike in the 2009 World Superbike series, and will be competing in the … Continue reading RC8 in first race
No bonus for CEO Ziemer this year, but Harley unions seem happy (ish). Unions representing about 2,200 workers in Wisconsin have signed four-year agreements with Harley-Davidson to settle their recent labour disputes. The company has individual labour agreements with the United Steelworkers and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in Milwaukee, and with … Continue reading Harley settle with unions
Harley riders head for the Best Western Best Western has teamed up with Harley-Davidson to lure riders into its hotels across North America. The company has agreed to offer special benefits, like lip balm, tar remover, wipe-down rags, and special parking, to motorcyclists who stay at Best Western hotels. "Best Western recognizes that Harley-Davidson and … Continue reading Harley riders get a room