Archive for December, 2009

Touring Lite

Dec 18, 2009 View Comments by

If the Gold Wing is a little too portly for your taste, then Honda’s newest lean machine may be just the thing.

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Three’s Got Company

Dec 17, 2009 View Comments by

The 2010 Can-Am Spyder roadster line-up now includes an all new touring model, the Spyder RT.

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The CrossBow Is On Target

Dec 16, 2009 View Comments by

Lehman Trikes unveiled its newest creation, the CrossBow, at The Annual Victory Dealer Meeting held this past summer in Wyoming, Minnesota.

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Bear Tracks

Dec 14, 2009 View Comments by

British ecologist and avid motorcyclist Chris Morgan is on a quest to save threatened bear populations around the world. The 39-year-old Morgan uses his Touratech TT-39 equipped BMW F 650 GS to navigate scores of incredibly rugged tracks in his attempt to reach some of the most remote bear habitats.

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Shoei RF-1100 Full-Face Helmet

Dec 12, 2009 View Comments by

Following its 2003 introduction, the RF-1000 soon became Shoei’s hottest-selling helmet. Boasting a slew of popular features and good value, it’s no surprise that it took the company’s engineers a while to improve upon it. That day has arrived with the introduction of Shoei’s all-new sport-touring lid, the RF-1100.

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Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca MotoGP

Dec 11, 2009 View Comments by

Though it violates an adventurer’s prescription for a life well lived, occasionally the destination is as important as the journey. Really.

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“Tail of the Dragon” Riders Take Note

Dec 10, 2009 View Comments by

Beginning next year, emergency help on the Swain County part of the route known as the “Tail of the Dragon” may take longer to arrive. Graham County is ending its ambulance service into Swain County to respond to wrecks on the well-known motorcycle route on U.S. 129.

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