The Great American Championship Motorcycle Hill Climb celebrates 91 years of up-hill history this weekend. For the greater part of a century riders have pitted themselves – and their machines – against physics and the all mighty hill. Modified motorcycles screaming “Yes, I Can!” with fully cranked wrists and open throttles spinning wildly up impossible terrain.
The few who make it look down on 420 feet of shale hill and near vertical climbs. For the greater sum of competitors it’s the inevitable fate of “what goes up, must come down”. Gravity grabs hold throwing rider and machine back to cold, hard earth. Continue Reading »
The 2009 MotoGP season keeps rolling along and we’re keeping up to pace. The Barcelona, Spain stop at Circuit de Catalunya has been wrapped up. Get the low-down of the finish-line frenzy from our MotoGP: 2009 Catalunya Results article. As far as the tracks of MotoGP go.. The Sidecar Blog has got your back, B. Track Facts will bring a quick look at each track of the ’09 MotoGP Season. Some of the things you can find from track facts are; a track map, an onboard lap video, track facts and links. Keep Reading, doit-doit.
In a recent Motorcycle.com Review, Tor Sagen took to Circuito de Cartagena [map] race-track on the 2009 Triumph Daytona 675. Photog’s Jason Critchell and Paul Barshon caught the action as Tor rocketed the machine around 3.506 km (2.179* Miles) of track. Luckily for us, some awesome shots were caught in the process. Keep reading for high resolution wallpaper images and a map of the track to boot. Continue Reading »