Canada Pension Plan Acquires 39 Percent of Dorna

In a report by the Vancouver Sun, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has announced it acquired 39 percent of Dorna Sports, the organizing arm of MotoGP. Dorna now also manages WSBK, as part of a deal announced October 3 by private equity firm Bridgepoint. The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) also invested $400 […]

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$1 Million Up For Grabs This Weekend At Monster Energy Cup; SPEED Channel Providing 3.5 hrs of TV Coverage – Video

Ryan  Villopoto is eager to repeat his $1 million win in 2011 at the 2012 Monster Energy Cup. The  Monster Energy Cup returns this Saturday, October 20, for its second year,  providing motocross and supercross pro riders a shot at the $250,000 purse, with the winner walking away with a $100,000 check. However, any rider […]

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RoboCop Remake Has RoboCop Riding A Motorcycle

The semi-futuristic 1987 film, “RoboCop,” starring actor Peter Weller, told the tale of fatally injured Detroit cop effectively resurrected to life, but in the form of mostly metal, cyborg-like being. RoboCop was the ultimate crime-fighting tool, and the public loved the premise of the movie to the tune of two sequels, lots of merchandising and […]

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Intermot 2012: 2013 Yamaha FZ8 Announced

Along with the announcement of the updated 2013 FJR1300A, Yamaha also announced that its naked middleweight roadster, the FZ8, has received a handful of updates for 2013. Key among the modest improvements is revised EFI programming for smoother, snappier throttle response, and front suspension is now full adjustability.

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Harley-Davidson and FX Kickoff Sons of Anarchy Season 5

The runaway hit television series about an outlaw biker gang with a heart, Sons of Anarchy, begins its fifth season tonight (Sept. 11) on FX at 10:00 p.m. EST/PST, and will air regularly on Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. Judging by the raw, unfettered material in this season’s first episode that premiered at the Westwood Village […]

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Official: Dovizioso and Ducati Ink Deal

Ducati announced today that it has reached an agreement with MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso that will see the 26-year-old Italian racing with Ducati in the 2013-14 seasons. Dovi, as he’s commonly referred to by fans, recently finished in third place at the Indianapolis GP on August 19. The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team rider currently sits in fourth […]

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Canadian Speeder’s Yamaha R1 Seen in Now-Famous YouTube Video Sold in Auction

The Vancouver Sun is reporting on its website today that the Yamaha R1 made famous in a YouTube video featuring the rider speeding along the Trans-Canada Highway was sold recently for $4,651 in an online auction. According to the Sun the auction was conducted by B.C.’s Civil Forfeiture Office, which can seize property believed to have been used for unlawful […]

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