Archive for June, 2011

GlobeRiders Africa Adventure DVD Now Available at Touratech-USA

Jun 29, 2011 View Comments by

Follow the GlobeRiders team on their new DVD documentary, Africa Adventure, recently released by Touratech. Coupled with expert filmmaking and captivating musical backdrops, the film takes you on an amazing 6,000-mile journey that immerses you in the beauty and local culture of South Africa, Swaziland, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zambia. But while beautiful, the terrain […]

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Dual Sport Ride to End Breast Cancer

Jun 28, 2011 View Comments by

Fourteen intrepid motorcyclists have signed on as members of the Dirt Brigade to ride Adventure for the Cures 2011. This second, of a planned ongoing series of mission based Adventure Riding tours, is one of two breast cancer fund raising programs hosted by the Women’s Motorcyclist Foundation with major support from Progressive Insurance. This summer’s […]

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2012 Suzuki V-Strom

Jun 27, 2011 View Comments by

Many V-Strom fans have been wondering about a new release for a long time. Well, friends, wait no more. Suzuki announced the arrival of the new 2012 DL650 V-Strom. Suzuki will only be importing the orange and also the black V-Strom models for 2012. The white models shown will not be available in the US. […]

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DUCATI WINS THE PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB

Jun 27, 2011 View Comments by

Carlin Dunne sets course record for motorcycles and leads a Ducati class victory in the race to the clouds Pikes Peak, CO (26 June 2011) – Carlin Dunne won the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb today on the Ducati Multistrada 1200, setting an all time motorcycle record and giving the Italian brand its second consecutive […]

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Showcase Your Motorcycle as Custom, Three-Dimensional Art

Jun 24, 2011 View Comments by

SpiritBikes presents a new, unique way to showcase your personal bike, as well as your passion for motorcycles. SpiritBikes captures the true essence of your motorcycle by transforming a flat photo of your bike into a three- dimensional piece of art that highlights the character and beauty of your favorite ride and preserves the memories […]

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Harley-Davidson Museum® Gets Ready to Open the Vault for Upcoming Summer Exhibit

Jun 17, 2011 View Comments by

From secret prototypes to century-old artifacts, exhibit will offer fascinating glimpse inside the Company’s Archives. MILWAUKEE (May 19, 2011) –With more than 108 years of history, Harley-Davidson is bound to have some interesting pieces buried deep in its Archives. Even the most dedicated motorcycle enthusiast is in for more than a few surprises when the […]

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Ride To Work Day – Monday, June 20th

Jun 16, 2011 View Comments by

Look for more motorcycles and scooters this year on June twentieth. The date marks the twentieth annual worldwide ‘Ride to Work Day’ event. An estimated one million riders become two-wheeled commuters on that day to help demonstrate that riding is an efficient, economical form of personal transportation. Participant-riders are of all ages, occupations and from […]

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Hoka Hey Winner Donates Half Million Dollar Motorcycle

Jun 14, 2011 View Comments by

Will Barclay gives away the motorcycle that won him a half million dollar purse.  His beloved Electra Glide (named Excalibur) brought him to victory in the 2010 Hoka Hey challenge.  He handed the keys to Mark Story the 2nd place Hoka Hey rider at the Harley Davidson Museum in Milwaukee on Friday June 3rd.  “Mark […]

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Ride the Southern Dozen

Jun 13, 2011 View Comments by

Johnson City has fast become a known hub for motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the country.  The Johnson City Convention & Visitors Bureau has mapped out 12 of the best rides in Johnson City and branded them “The Southern Dozen.”  Now, a chance is available to start a riding adventure that could result in prizes, […]

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2012 Victory Models

Jun 12, 2011 View Comments by

It’s a cold winter’s evening in New York City, but it’s actually cooler inside than out. Victory, a purveyor of sleek, cool motorcycles, is having a party for its latest creation in the dark, cool confines of Amsterdam Billiards in Greenwich Village. You can’t help but think of Paul Newman’s The Hustler as you walk […]

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Dainese Portland 2 Textile Jacket

Jun 11, 2011 View Comments by

A lot of motorcycle jackets make the wearer look like an overstuffed chair – bulky and semi-inflated. That’s not the case with Dainese’s Portland 2 textile jacket. This sporty jacket is constructed of stretchable Mugello fabric, which allows a snug fit that makes you look like you shed 30 pounds. Besides its sharp appearance the […]

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Tourmaster Caliber Pant

Jun 10, 2011 View Comments by

Cut from the same cloth as the GX Sport Series 2 jacket, the Tourmaster Caliber pant is a natural mate to the Cortech jacket. The Caliber pant, like the GX jacket, is constructed of 600 denier Carbolex®. Double-stitched ballistic polyester panels on the knee and saddle are abrasion resistant, while accordion-style flex panels at the […]

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Win a New Motorcycle!

Jun 10, 2011 View Comments by

A charity raffle is being held by the Lox Feliz Charter School for the Arts to raise money for the school. An elementary school where a child’s natural wonders and curiosity is enabled to flourish, Lox Feliz Charter School for the Arts was founded in 2006 by parents with a common vision. The school provides […]

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Harley-Davidson Introduces 2011 Blackline

Jun 09, 2011 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson’s new 2011 Blackline was also unveiled in New York. Blackline is a Softail-based cruiser with blacked-out styling, a new fuel tank, and drag-style handlebars. According to Harley-Davidson, the new Blackline is “A rebellious creation of the Dark Custom movement, the Blackline celebrates three fundamental elements of motorcycling: mechanical beauty, internal combustion and the long […]

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New Ducati DNA

Jun 09, 2011 View Comments by

Recently to emerge, the first spy photo of Ducati’s new 1199 superbike shows a rather unexpected turn from the classic Ducati look. Replacing the 1198, this new superbike is clearly driven by performance, not tradition. According to observations made by MCN, the not so Ducati-like 1199 appears to have a Frankenstein inspired mixture of parts, […]

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