Last weekend the Motorcycle Wheelie World Championship/Top Speed took over runway 26 of the Elvington Airfield in North Yorkshire, UK, for two days of high octane antics. Riders from several countries competed for the fastest wheelie over a distance of 1 kilometer, as well as a standing mile top speed contest.
Some consider it to be a blatant display of anti-social behavior, while for others it’s a demonstration of skill, or just plain fun. Whichever way one choses to see it, the wheelie is a stunt so popular with motorcyclists that it has its own world championship.
The tenth edition of the Wheelie World Championship drew thousands of spectators … More
Here is a taste of what it is like to be at the Sturgis Rally. Every year this little town of Sturgis host this rally which has become a must attend or pilgrimage for all riders. This year marked the 75th year and 4 days before the rally the South Dakota town of 6,000 grew to 600,000 and before the rally is over attendance is expected to be well over 3 million. One of our favorite stops is at One Eyed Jacks on Main Street where some of the wildest fun atmosphere can be found.
Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) announced today its intention to discontinue its Marzocchi motor bike fork suspension business and its mountain bike business, and liquidate its Marzocchi operations.
These actions are subject to a consultation process with the employee representatives and in total would eliminate approximately 138 jobs.Tenneco currently employs 127 people at the Marzocchi plant in Bologna, Italy and an additional 11 people in its operations in North America and Taiwan.