Another gorgeous Italian bike spotted in Williamsburg. This Aprila Tuono 1000 (Tuono is Thunder in Italian) is a rare find in these parts, but leave it to the ‘burg to attract those with the finger on the pulse… » Read more..
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Check out the video and see what it’s like to be on a bike racing the Isle of Man TT. Arguably the single most famous race in the world, and after watching the footage, you will be hard pressed to picture a more dangerous course… » Read more..
Although the norm around here is geared more toward style than going fast, the folks at Moto Preserve are always interested in the technology behind speed. Many of the members follow the MotoGP races, and have even flirted with the idea of vintage racing themselves. With the introduction of the first “sport bike” into the garage, the 1993 Yamaha FZR600, we finally have a bike that modern speed demons trace their heritage to…
The people over a motor sports apparel company Icon decided it was time to test, once and for all, which was faster in a “drift” race, a suped up Mazda RX-7 or a Kawasaki ZX-10 Ninja. The bike had been outfitter with an extended swingarm, making it easier to throw the back-end around. They set up for 2 competitions, first a race through some cones, the second a typical race around the track… » Read more..
There is an annual bike show in Milan, Italy that allows the visitors to take part in judging the best looking bike of the show. The EICMA 69th International Motorcycle Show is a 6 day event, attracting almost half a million visitors. This year, nearly 14,000 people voted to decide which scoot would take home the ‘best in show’ award among the new class of 2012. It would be easy to think that Italians voted for an Italian bike, but then you take a look at the new Ducati Panigale, and it all becomes clear… » Read more..