Thursday, February 28, 2013

2013 Honda F6B Review: Riding Honda's Stripped Down Gold Wing Bagger


Read everything there is to read on the new F6B Goldwing.

Then click here and help a poor guy out.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Top 10 Riding Tips for Noobs - Motorcycle.com News



I came across this posting and thought I'd pass it along as a useful reminder for all of us motorcyclists in the northern hemisphere waiting out the season to get back on the road.

I note some similarity with a similar post I made a few years back on riding tips for new riders: 9 Riding Tips on Road2Ride.com.

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Looking at the stats for Road2Ride.com



This is a snapshot of the visits this blog has received during the last 30 days from Jan 28, 2013 – Feb 26, 2013. I'm not sure what is most interesting:

  • China visits out pace all others combined by a factor of almost 3, or
  • Latvia visits are in the top 10

Harley-Davidson removes radios, music from York factory floor - The York Daily Record


How American is that?

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Oxford English Dictionary Amends Negative Definition of "Biker" - Motorcycle.com News


With the aging motorcyclist demographic, "long haired biker" might not be so negative...?

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Motorcycle helmet could become optional for adult riders in TN | The Tennessean | tennessean.com



I know all of the arguments about the benefits of wearing motorcycle helmets...
but I like the philosophical position that I should be able to make the decision to wear one or not.

I hope the legislators in TN make the right decision. Go TN! Go TN! Go TN


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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Top 10 Hipster Motorcycles - Motorcycle.com News


What the cool kids are riding now a days...

My favorites are 10, 7, 3, and 1. And a nod to the Triumph Bonneville.

Enjoy

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Monday, February 4, 2013

Bikes in the Fast Lane - Daily Motorcycle News


Rocket engine (no, not a jet turbine, a ROCKET!), 400mph, 7000 hp, uses 30-lb of fuel per second, goes a quarter of a mile before you need to fill up again.


Sold on eBay for $27K.

I've but one thing to say:

      Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha!

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Sunday, February 3, 2013

New Ducati dealership to open in Birmingham

To quote the article: “Ducati has got a lot of cache to the brand and I think it's a wonderful addition to Birmingham and a good fit,” Commissioner Tom McDaniel said in approving the dealership.

Yea Birmingham!

Saturday, February 2, 2013

2013 Honda Gold Wing F6B | First Ride - Motorcyclist magazine


The motorcycle press is beginning to report on the 2013 Goldwing "Bagger".
So, as a reminder, I direct you to an important page: Click here.

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