Norton Motorcycles US Production News
In late August, Norton Motorcycles reported its lineup of 916 Commando motorcycles successfully completed durability and emission testing at it
Roehr Motorcycles LLC has announce that the ROEHR 1250sc motorcycle is now certified by the California Air Research Board for sale in California. This follows the EPA 49 state certificate granted earlier this year.
Company president Walter Roehrich states, "It’s been a long process but we are now finally able to deliver bikes to our California customers. I’m sure they will agree with our 49 state customers, that it was well worth the wait."
2010 KLX250SF Preview
Based on Kawasaki’s KLX250S on/off-road bike, the new 2010 Kawasaki KLX250SF dials-up some on-road supermoto fun. It’s just a 250, but its fairly light weight 302-pounds means the Kawasaki KLX250SF may pack the sort of performance you’d expect from something bigger and more expensive. Few motorcycles – of any size or price – are capable of out-cornering a supermoto in this range.
Captain America Bike
As Godfather to the production chopper industry, Illusion Cycles is responsible for some of the most stylish yet brutally hard-core production choppers ever. In keeping with their flare for running on the edge, Rusty Coones and Rod Requejo, co-owners of Illusion, just announced the availability of a limited number of Captain America Commemorative choppers.
In response to a press release issued by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) as one of the effected parties, I feel compelled to comment to what was an inaccurate and very misleading press release issued by CARB.
In 2004 my dealership GP Motorcycles retailed some model year 2004 and 2005 Husqvarna off-road motorcycles. After the fact I learned that license plates had been issued for these units by the State of California Dept of Motor Vehicles. Questioning this after the first few plates were issued, I contacted DMV employees in charge of registrations.