A London, UK, man who made his bones on MP3 and Bluetooth accessories has turned his attention, and his millionaire status, toward clean speed – at the Isle of Man. Azhar Hussain, founder of Mavizen, says he wants to see "cutting-edge technology" tested in a top-flight race environment, so that "clean tech is delivered to … Continue reading My, that's a quiet race!
Whitehorse Press has made something of a specialty of publishing "motorcycle journey" books covering most of the U.S. but also including Mexico and some European destinations. They’ve now just released two updates to their collection: The Southwest (US) and The Alps and Beyond. THE SOUTHWEST Review by Larry Tate Marty Berke is a long-time touring … Continue reading Motorcycle Journeys new editions
2-stroke with "carb" problem A two-stroke engined blender we told you about recently has begun to feel gas pains — from the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The blender was investigated by a group of public servants in California and found to be a polluting device. A story on the Press-Enterprise newspaper’s website says an … Continue reading Smoggy blender in trouble
Rainy Sachsenring track Casey Stoner on his Marlboro Ducati continued his ominous form at the Sachsenring in Germany July 13, with his third pole and win in succession. That brings him just four points shy of Dani Pedrosa, the personality-challenged Repsol Honda rider crashing out all on his own after building a huge lead in … Continue reading Rain and Stoner dominate
Ride to Work Day is Wednesday, July 16. Motorcyclists are still a small minority of the traffic population, and can be put in danger by motorists who either don’t recognize us, or don’t like us. Riding to work on Wednesday helps show that motorcyclists are a growing portion of road users and that we are … Continue reading Show you care, ride to work
Harley-Davidson will pay about 70 million euros ($111 million Cdn) for the MV Agusta Group. The deal was announced this morning. The purchase will bring into the Harley family two lines of motorcycles: MV Agusta with its exotic high-perf F4-R and the 1078 Brutale RR, and Cagiva with a line of lightweight street bikes. The … Continue reading Harley buys Agusta
Rally winner Bobb Todd and CBR125 CMG reader Bobb Todd won the Lake Erie Loop rally recently. A ride that circumnavigates Lake Erie, the Loop typically brings in times of between 12 and about 20 hours, with riders using small bikes to go the 1,000-km distance. The rally was started in 2003 by a U.S. … Continue reading Bobb Todd beats Lake Erie
Editor ‘arris takes a Varadero for a 1500-km ride to the east coast and back, and has a go at some Quebec trails while he’s at it.
Hacking, left, shares a podium with Sukuki’s Spies and Mladin. AMA Superbike rider Jamie Hacking will get a seat on Kawasaki’s Moto GP bike at the Laguna Seca round. Hacking was picked to replace John Hopkins, who injured his left leg in a crash last month, on Kawasaki’s Moto GP team. He has three AMA … Continue reading Hacking gets Moto GP seat
Yeah, sure JP can handle a KTM, but can his arse? The Paris-Dacre Team CMG line up has gone through some final adjustments since the Algonquin two-day update. Uwe has opted out of the team and been replaced by veteran Team CMGer (as in the early Canadian Thunder series and then Supermotard), JP Schroeder. JP … Continue reading Team CMG update