Valentino Rossi Signs New 2 year deal!

The 9 time world champion has signed a new 2 year extension to stay with Yamaha through 2016.  Rossi had stated early this year he wanted to lock in the next 2 years with Yamaha and as long as he remained competitive he wanted to stay in MotoGP.  Rossi made the announcement on his official […]

Indian Demo Truck at Chesapeake Cycles.

This weekend I got to spend a lot of time on and around the new Indian motorcycles.  Riding several hundred miles of back roads, city, and interstates around Annapolis Maryland.  I sampled all three models giving me some great insight into their intended target.  I also met a ton of really great people and will […]

ADV Bike of the Week: KTM 1190 Adventure R

This weeks ADV pick is the KTM 1190 Adventure R.  In future weeks I hope to focus on readers rides and custom bikes but for now we will focus on what’s hot in the market.  KTM’s 1190 isn’t all new for 2014 but it was upgraded with Motorcycle Stability Control.  This new system from Bosch […]

Triumph North America CEO Leaves Company

Greg Heichelbech CEO of Triumph North America is out.  Just a month after receiving “Executive of the Year” honors someone else will be running the show.  COO Matt Sheahan and CFO Don Carleo are staying so there will be some continuity at the top. Currently Triumph North America are saying that Mr. Heichelbech has left […]

Victory’s New Cruiser?

The photo shows a new liquid cooled Victory equipped with a fender mounted sensor pack recording the performance parameters in some fairly nasty weather. Photo credit: MCN Victory has been rumored to be making a liquid cooled motorcycle for several months.  Design sketches were leaked initially. Eventually they were tied back to Victory designers as […]

Harley Davidson Livewire!

http://project.harley-davidson.com/en_US Why this is a big deal.  HD is the largest manufacturer to date to release a production electric bike.  Even though this is a pre-production test it is still monumental for the electric motorcycle industry. 

Interview with Motorcycle Radio host Kenn Blanchard

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kenn Blanchard for some Q&A about his current passion, Motorcycle Radio.  Kenn hosts the podcast talking about anything and everything to do with motorcycles.  There are interviews with riders, tech questions, events, and whatever else comes to Kenn’s mind popping up in his broadcasts.  His website […]

EBR Launches New 1190 SX

EBR today showed off the new 1190 SX. Details are sparse at the moment but it looks to be a nice package with the body work dropped off of the RX and not much else down graded. We will have to wait to see if engine performance is at the same level. Video added: Comment […]

#XGamesFlatTrack: The time is right.

This is an idea who’s time has come. Flat track is as American as apple pie, baseball, and arguing over the NFL draft. Titans of the motorcycling world got their start in flat track racing. Men with not only dirt track championships but multiple world titles in not just one but several classes. Men with […]