Prince William is apparently already a skilled rider. The royal lads, Harry and William, will be crossing Africa on motorbikes to raise money for a charity that helps orphans and people with AIDS and HIV. Harry came up with the idea, which loosely copies what actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman did in the televised … Continue reading A long way across
Foreman with CAA service bike ST1300 A Honda Gold Wing with Canadian Auto Association markings and a towing attachment has been seen on the streets of Toronto recently, but don’t ask for a two-wheeled towtruck the next time your Chevy Tahoe breaks down. According to John Foreman, who tested the rig for the South Central … Continue reading Auto association tries 2 wheels
Team Bullett streamliner teambullett blog Land-speed record setter Cliff Gullett was killed in a 385 kmh (239 mph) crash on Wednesday at Bonneville Salt Flats. Gullett, who owns Team Bozeman Motorsports in Montana and was rider of the Costella-Gullett Motorcycle Streamliner, was performing a 500 cc class Streamliner speed trial when he lost control of … Continue reading Land-speed run ends in tragedy
Not quite this CBR1000RR An Alberta Honda rider was fined $12,000 in an Edson, Alberta, traffic court recently for speeding at twice-plus. The 34-year-old rider was nabbed on May 1 on the Yellowhead highway (16) between Edson and Hinton, Alberta, where the posted limit is only 110 kmh. He may not have had his reading … Continue reading $12,000 ticket to ride
Like this, with lights and licence I spent Tuesday at Shannonville with the BMW racing team, riding the bikes from 2007 and 2008. I know, I know — but somebody has to do it, and I metaphorically girded up my loins and headed out. The day was fun (and I understand that my colleague Steve … Continue reading Rumours of new BMW sport
Jorge Lorenzo leading Rossi Valentino Rossi is certainly famous for his riding ability, but he’s also well-known as a man expert in psychologically destroying his opponents. Tongues are wagging that this is what is happening to Ducati’s Casey Stoner, who for the second race in a row (at Misano in Italy) last weekend was fastest … Continue reading Rossi, the destroyer
Brett McCormick followed by Lacombe and Chris Peris The 2008 Parts Canada Superbike Series ended with some superb racing, although there were no great surprises in the final championship tallies. As expected, Jordan Szoke and his Kawasaki ZX-10R locked up his third consecutive Parts Canada Superbike championship, taking a well-judged sixth position to gather enough … Continue reading That's no. 5 for Szoke
Steve Bond heads down to California to check out Yamaha’s new V-Max. Does the new Max have what it takes to replace the old?
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CMG has a BW’s 125 for a few months. Editor ‘arris writes the first installment on how we’re finding Yamaha’s latest addition to the BW’s family.