Riding across America is the dream of many motorcyclists. The notion of traversing the U.S.A. on two wheels has a certain romantic aspect; 4000 miles unspooling before you like reels of an old, epic film. A lone rider and his/her machine, dusty and stoic, sharing tales of the road with strangers at every stop but never lingering in one place for more than a meal or a night’s sleep.
Unlike some things in life, the dream is not let down by the reality of actually doing it. Every ride across America is special – I’ve done it four times, and each trip provided unforgettable moments … More
Think the Harley-Davidson LiveWire project was just a stunt for shareholders? No one can say for certain, of course, but the Bar & Shield brand is continuing its search for experts in electric vehicle production…which we doubt anyone would have believed 10 years ago.
Right now Harley-Davidson has two positions posted on its career portal — a Staff Technical Engineer and a Advanced Manufacturing Project Engineer — both of which refer to an EV/Electrical project at Harley-Davidson.
As if that wasn’t enough … More
Lap times, heavy crashes, extreme riding on ice, awesome images, here is the final result of our match between a Porsche GT3RS (450 HP) and a Yamaha 1000 R1 (180 HP) on the replica (scale one) of the legendary 5.8 km Paul Ricard Track in Lapland by minus 25 degrees To win, the Porsche had 4 wheels, 450 horsepower and 2320 spikes. The R1 was counting on its lightness, its sharpest, 470 spikes and the “balls” of Serge Nuques to lean it to the maximum angle. The other equally tight match was between a Mitsubishi Evo 9 against a Yamaha 450 WRF
Most modern cars are capable of speeds that were unthinkable when the U.S. Highway System was first chartered. And while most mainstream cars are neutered by eco-friendly tires and plush suspensions, many enthusiast-oriented vehicles can very comfortably exceed posted speed limits, at a cost.
America may not have Germany’s autobahn, but a handful of states do boast higher-than-average speed limits and plenty of open space to take advantage of them. Planning a road trip out west? Check out these five states where you can open it up just a little bit more than usual … More