Institutional memory can be a funny thing. Sometimes short, sometimes selective, it always makes us wonder just how much effort was put in looking backwards before sending out press releases trumpeting a “first ever” product or event.
Case in point, the FIM has just announced the “first ever race for electric motocross bikes”: the E-MX. While we can understand the desire to unremember unaffiliated happenings, such as … More
Pro FMX Rider Ronnie Renner pays a visit to KTM’s headquarters in Mattighofen, Austria to test the new prototype “Freeride E” electric motorcycle. With the flip of a switch Ronnie and rider/filmer Steve Haughelstine quietly destroy KTM’s trackâ€”is this the future of freeride bikes? Ronnie pushes the Freeride E even further at the famous X Bowl Arena motocross track. See how it performs in some serious conditions.
This is the highlight reel for FFR from the Pike’s Peak Cycling Hill Climb 2012.Â
FFR won 1st and 2nd place with a NEW COURSE RECORD time of 23 minutes and 32 seconds. The Transition 422 Alpha (Ridden by Tommy) held an average speed of 31.6 mph, and the Transition 411 Hyperlite (Ridden by Jesse) averaged 30.2 mph.
The Pike’s Peak course for the Cycling Hill Climb is the same as the Auto Hill Climb this year: 12.42 miles, 7% average grade, 4,700 feet of elevation gain (ending at 14,110 feet), and 156 turns.
I live in California, home to all sorts of environmental nonsense. We couldnâ€™t build our house where we wanted to because of a tiny plant you can hardly see and a grasshopper that might â€“ just might â€“ live there.
It cost a fortune to replace our perfectly good septic system with a more environmentally friendly one to meet new codes. Weâ€™re just two people living on 10 acres. What do they think comes out of us, plastic?
You wouldnâ€™t believe how many hoops we had to jump through and environmental consultants and regulators we had to pay off. It was a real nightmareÂ Â …Â More
Well, that didn’t take long. Mere hours after laying off most of their employees, beleaguered Fisker Automotive was hit with a federal lawsuit from their now ex-workforce alleging that the company failed to give advance notice of the layoffs as required by law.
Automotive News reported this morning that Friday’s layoffs â€” which claimed a whopping 160Â Â …Â More