Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R
Just yesterday my mind was wandering back to 2004 to my Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6RR racebike’s slipper clutch – a first at the time and considered to be high-technology. Today, I am focused on Kawasaki’s completely redesigned 2011 Ninja ZX-10R.
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has expressed concern to Gov. Bob McDonnell over a recent motorcycle-only checkpoint in northern Virginia, calling the stop "discriminatory."
Federal lawmakers have sent a bipartisan letter to the leadership of a key U.S. House committee to urge support for a bill that prohibits federal funding for motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.
Yamaha Supercross riders James Stewart and Kyle Regal visited the Brookhaven Boys & Girls Club on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 as part of the Team San Manuel Community Outreach Program.
Saturday night at the local watering hole with your riding buddies and you hear it before you see it, aggressive and moving fast. Creating as much attention as the bike is the lettering on the side, "Ducati Diavel".
Motorcycle Industry News
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AMA Flat Track
American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) amateur dirt-trackers will compete at half-mile and short-track venues, including the Daytona Flat Track Stadium’s world-class limestone oval, March 5-8 at the four-round 2011 AMA Racing Winter Dirt Track National Championships in Georgia and Florida.
V Star 950 Cruising
When something as basic as a fine work suit fits well, it is obvious. Everyone you meet can see it, and a well-tailored suit inspires confidence and breeds achievement. With the notable exception of the Talking Heads’ David Byrne in Stop Making Sense, few find success in a too-large, ill-fitting suit. The world of motorcycling is no different, of course, where finding the machine that fits you perfectly is the goal to pursue–larger is not always better. The Star V Star 950 is the perfect fit.
Indian, the name is still synonymous with motorcycles in the minds of many. Neale Bayly rides the newest iteration of this iconic brand in the August / September 2009 issue of Ultimate MotorCycling, and takes a look inside the new company building America’s latest cruiser. Also, Kelly Callan rides the backroads of Georgia on Star motorcycles’ latest touring bike, the V Star 950 Tourer.
At the other end of the speed spectrum we have Rocky Robinson’s personal chase for the land speed record. It’s a fascinating story, with pencil rolls and blocks of melting ice.