Scooters in the USA
The Piaggio Group, a leading manufacturer of scooters, is aggressively taking its argument for use of fuel-efficient scooters to the people, specifically, Americans.
Feld Motor Sports announced today that K&N Engineering inked a one-year deal to be the official and exclusive air & oil filter of the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season. The 2011 season marks the first year of this exciting partnership.
Just days ago, a bus driver was caught on video texting for six minutes before crashing into a sports utility vehicle that had stopped in traffic. The driver of the SUV suffered neck injuries, but luckily no one was killed due to the bus driver’s negligence. Caught Texting Video
Had it been a motorcycle the bus plowed into, the results might have been far more deadly. This is just one example of the inherent dangers motorcyclists face every day on the road – the danger of other motorists.
Appetite for speed.
When Ducati first unveiled its Multistrada in 2004, it was met with a kind of enthused skepticism. Many people did not know what to make of the tall, quirky, unconventional-looking motorcycle. Stylistically, it lacked the racing pedigree and sleek lines that imbued the other machines rolling out of the Bologna-based factory, which dutifully took its design cues from myriad road racing successes. Conversely, the Multistrada displayed the aggressive attitude of an off-road machine coupled with the street-smart aspects of the broadening upright/naked sector.