Laguna Seca To Go To International Speedway Corp.?

A recent post on the Monterey, CA Herald Newspaper’s website states that International Speedway Corporation is negotiating with Monterey County on a potential concession agreement to operate Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The article goes on to say, “On Monday (June 22), Monterey County officials confirmed they are in negotiations with the International Speedway Corporation on […]

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Victory Prototype Race Engine Revealed

Victory has released photos of a prototype racing engine to be used in the upcoming Pikes Peak Hill Climb (June 28). No specs were included, but the V-Twin is obviously a tweaked version of the 60-degree mill powering the Indian Scout that beat all comers in our Bout With The Scout shootout. The Scout we tested produced 83 hp and 62.5 lb-ft […]

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Vicki Golden Makes Supercross History

Suzuki RM-Z250 rider, Vicki Golden, will forever be in the history books as the first female rider to make the evening program at an AMA/FIM Supercross event. Golden made series history Saturday in Las Vegas at the final round of the 2015 FIM/AMA Supercross season in front of 35,241 fans at Sam Boyd Stadium. Golden, who made her […]

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CTEK Giving Away Battery Chargers and Maintainers

As we’ve written about in the past, CTEK battery chargers and maintainers have come in very handy for many motorcycle riders. While we’d have no problem recommending you spend your hard earned money on one, free is certainly better. For your chance to win some free CTEK goodies, head over to Facebook.com/SmarterCharger and enter the […]

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Electric Vehicle Tax Credits End Today

Two federal incentives aimed at increasing electric vehicle sales are set to end on January 1, 2014. The first provides a 30% tax credit (up to $1000) for individuals who install a high-speed electric vehicle charger in their homes. The second covers up to 10% of the cost of an electric motorcycle, up to $2500.

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2013 Long Beach International Motorcycle Show Report

Today the motorcycle press descended upon the Long Beach Convention Center to attend media day at the annual International Motorcycle Show. After feasting from a continental breakfast buffet the discerning journalists set to the task of reporting on the bounty of new model motorcycles – most of which has been previously showcased in our November […]

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Looking for a CBR250R or K1600GTL Forum?

Every year in the motorcycling world there are a few new motorcycles that gather the collective interest of enthusiasts across the country. This year those two models included the new entry-level sportbike from Honda, the CBR250R, and the new luxo-touring bike from BMW, the K1600GT and K1600GTL. While enthusiasts are gearing up for delivery of […]

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Shop Class as Soulcraft

Matthew Crawford is a practicing motorcycle mechanic out of Richmond,Virginia. He’s also an excellent writer who holds a philosophy degree from the prestigious University of Chicago. This unusual trifecta informs “Shop Class as Soulcraft: an Inquiry Into the Value of Work.” Anyone who’s changed their oil or timed a distributor (remember them?) will appreciate the […]

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