The article, 10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Date a Motorcyclist caused quite a reaction, not just because of the suppository laxatives and not least from readers who disagreed. So, we thought we’d examine the topic from a different perspective. Would you believe we found an actual woman who rides motorcycles to write this one? — Ed.
I got a chuckle from last week’s “Ten Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Date a Motorcyclist”. But something in the satire made me feel…I don’t know…guilty for laughing. I mean, if you re-read the thing (and I think you should), you’ll see this is clearly a cry for help. First of all, the author uses the word “motorcyclist” to exclusively define the heterosexual male rider, so right there, you know he’s either ancient or been hiding under a rock. Either way, you shouldn’t laugh at these people. Secondly, the poor guy must be so beat down by … More
The first episode is all about the motorcycle— a custom built Kawasaki ZRX1224RR Superbike. The video gives viewers an inside look at the bike’s development, which combines high performance aftermarket parts with SBK Factory’s own in-house superbike engineering. SBK Factory owner and bike builder James Compton explains what went into putting together this “modern classic” superbike for rider Jake Holden to race up America’s mountain.
This episode, “Pikes Peak—The Race,” takes you behind-the-scenes with the team as they prepare for and race up America’s mountain—a 12.42-mile ride that climbs over 5,000 feet with 156 turns. Compton, SBK Factory founder and custom bike builder, teams up with his longtime friend and AMA Pro Road Racer Holden to race in the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. From practice, to qualifying, to the main event, watch as Holden and Compton test the limits of themselves and their pair of custom built SBK Factory ZRX1224RR Superbikes.
At the Javits Center in New York City, Indian displayed a version of its Chief Classic customized largely with Indian Motorcycle accessories. The stunning bike features, among many other details, a 23? front wheel held by a billet aluminum girder front end custom built by an Indian team. Here is the full press release from Indian on the “Big Chief Custom”.
Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today revealed a fully customized, Indian Chief Classic at the Indian Motorcycle display inside the International Motorcycle Show at the Javits Center in New York City. Conceptualized and designed by Indian Motorcycle’s Industrial Design team, the “Big Chief Custom” is … Pictures and more