Vintage Motorcycle Sales
Bonhams’ annual sale of Collectors’ Motorcycles and Related Memorabilia at The Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford on Easter Sunday, April 24, once more demonstrated the strength of the motorcycle market with a sales total of £2 million ($3.3 Million USD) and 93% of Lots sold (85% by value).
KTM SX-F 350 MX1 Report
Red Bull Teka KTM factory FIM motocross riders Tony Cairoli and Max Nagl rode two masterly motos on the deep and tricky sands of Valkenswaard in the Netherlands on Easter Monday to deliver two consecutive moto victories and finish the day 1-2 on the GP podium.
Moto Guzzi Norge 1200 GT8V
Five years have passed since I attended the original Moto Guzzi Norge 1200 launch in Mandello del Lario, Italy.
This time in the hills of Tuscany, Moto Guzzi has finally added the latest eight-valve engine to its 2011 Norge 1200, replacing the old four-valve version of the 90-degree transverse V-twin.
Electric Motorcycle Racing
On Thursday, April 7 at the Bobino Club in Milan, CRP Racing officially presents its electric racing motorcycle, the eCRP 1.4, the eco-friendly workhorse that will compete in the FIM e-Power and TTXGP with Alessandro Brannetti (# 44), the rider confirmed by the Italian team.
The presentation of Team Pedercini 2011 was held on 2nd April at the "L’altro io" Club, in Monzambano, Italy, near the beautiful Lake Garda.
It was a very nice event attended by a large public attendance including more than one hundred "Lucio Pedercini Fan Club" members.
Tony Cairoli and Max Nagl, Red Bull Teka KTM Factory Racing’s two MX1 contenders raced in Italy on Thursday in Round Two of the Italian National Championship and were up with the best to finish overall second and seventh in the Elite Class.
Alpinestars Street Wear Review
Alpinestars has always been known for its high performance protective gear for motorcycle and automotive racing, as well as other action sports.
Founded in 1963 by Sante Mazzarolo in Asolo, Italy, the company began by making hiking and ski boots, but soon turned its focus to making boots for motocross and then road racing.
The 2011 MotoGP season will be very important for Hiroshi Aoyama. This should be his comeback season.
In fact, in 2010, during his MotoGP season debut, after a few good first performances, the Japanese pilot broke his back in a horrible fall during the Great Britain Gran Prix and had to take a long break.
MX1 / MX2 Racing
The Red Bull Teka KTM Factory Racing team chose the first round of the Italian Championship at Ponte a Egola on Sunday to launch their 2011 competition season, a Motocross GP day that turned out to be a battle against the elements as much as the track.