The civilian targeted Bulldog uses the new ’08 KLR650 chassis. The U.S. company that plans to sell diesel-powered motorcycles has been diverted from their true calling by the so-called war on terror. Hayes Diversified Technologies makes diesel-engined motorcycles for the military, and has gotten so busy doing it that a commercial market diesel-bike, the Bulldog, … Continue reading Diesel shelved for terror
Motorcyclist-author Max Burns will talk about his writing, his adventures, and his books tonight at the Cheshire Cat Pub, 2193 Richardson Side Road in Carp, Ont. Things get rolling around 7 p.m. and Max will begin his presentation an hour later. He’ll have books on hand, so bring money. If you’re planning to attend, call … Continue reading Max makes public appearance
Superbike shown to dealers Aprilia showed its RSV 4 Superbike at the Piaggio Group Convention in Milan, Italy, late last week. More than 1,200 dealers were given a preview of the bike that the Veneto company plans to campaign in WSB next year. It’s powered by a four-cylinder, 1,000 cc 65-degree V that the company … Continue reading Aprilia Superbike shown
At a dealership near you Benelli Canada is using its dealer network, not the Internet site Kijiji, to sell motorcycles, according to Paul Moes, director of racing and promotions. A Kijiji ad for the Benelli line was put up by a dealer, but erroneously gave the impression that the importer was selling its bikes over … Continue reading Benelli not Kijiji
Like this, but a motorcycle absolutejackass.net It’s painful just to watch — we can’t imagine how Johnny Knoxville felt when the motorcycle actually landed on his groin. The impact tore his urethra and left him with a catheter installed for about two weeks of bed rest. Knoxville, star of the Jackass movies, was attempting to … Continue reading Johnny got a brand new bag
Too precious to lose Internet auction site eBay helped a Pennsylvania man find his motorcycle helmet after a thief clipped a cable securing it to his handlebars and made off with it. The lidless rider looked on eBay for a replacement helmet after the theft, and found something that seemed eerily familiar — and the … Continue reading Going, going … found!
Elie and Dillon Chappellaz with meltable motorcycle Photo by Sara Sutherland The problem with building a Harley-Davidson out of snow is that your bike won’t retain its value like the original product does. One sunny day, and it’s pretty well liquidated. That’s what Elie Chappellaz discovered after carving a replica Harley in Landmark, Manitoba. Even … Continue reading Short-lived Harley
Turban unravels helmet law flickr.com All he really needs is a DOT sticker for his turban. Or maybe a safety pin, if Crown counsel is to be believed. An Ontario Sikh is fighting the province’s helmet law and a $110 ticket he got two years ago for riding a motorcycle while wearing nothing on his … Continue reading Helmet case in court
Start at the show and end up at the bash … Coming to the Montreal Motorcycle Show? Well, if you’re there on Saturday the 23rd Feb, then you should make sure that the annual CMG pub bash is on your schedule for that evening! As per previous years we have secured the upstairs area … Continue reading Montreal Show pub night
Just in case you missed this when it first aired about a year or so ago, here’s the interview of Editor ‘arris by Dave Hatch that appeared on Motorcycle Experience. It’s a little dated now (sadly, Mr. Seck has left us for Pakistan), but a good excuse to waste five minutes. Okay, four minutes and … Continue reading 'arris interview on M.E.