Archive for the ‘Street Riding’ Category
The rebirth of Indian Motorcycles under the stewardship of Polaris Industries is the most significant industry development in years. Indian has been an iconic American brand for more than a century, and it still resonates among older motorcyclists.
Now with the weight of a well-capitalized, engineering-based company behind it, the latest Indians are poised for a successful resurrection. And unlike many of the pretenders … More
Surely, nearly everyone can agree that it takes more skills to ride a motorcycle than it does to drive a car. After all, a car will never tip over if you stick your foot in a patch of gravel, and they’re all but immune to collarbone-cracking high-sides.
“Okay, Cap’n Obvious,” you might jibe. “We already knew that.”
While this premise is quite evident, illustrating it clearly can be challenging. That’s why I was intrigued to read a review of Porsche’s scintillating new 918 and a tale from its track test … More
Jennifer Robertson is the fastest woman on a motorcycle in the world, but she could be even faster.
The Corpus Christi native set the world record for a female motorcycle rider in a standing mile, posting a top speed of 243.6 mph on a turbo-charged Suzuki Hayabusa at the fall 2012 Texas Mile in Beeville. The previous record was 243.5.
“Actually, I wasn’t full throttle … More
It’s lap 3 of the 2013 Monster Energy Supersport Race 2 – Michael Dunlop is holding second place on corrected time to Bruce Anstey but trailing John McGuinness and Cameron Donald on the road.
As he leaves the pits it’s clear Michael is on a mission to get himself on to the podium for the fourth time in a week.
Blasting down Bray Hill on the PTR tuned MD Racing CBR600RR Dunlop’s a man on the move.
With John and Cameron in his sights Michael’s in determined move – watch as he dices with these old TT hands and puts a silky move on them at Ramsey Hairpin.