A (very) short movie about the latest bespoke Buell built from Woolie’s Workshop. A few cool images to encourage you to start building something…
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Probably the best marketing video of Harley-Davidson Motor Company in a very long time. Shot at the York Plant, Pennsylvania (Fabricates, paints and assembles Softail and Touring motorcycles for worldwide distribution. 3,106 employees)
How often a builder rides 1000 miles a newly built custom bike to deliver it to a client? Old Empire Motorcycles built “The Hunter”, a light weight bruiser genre-busting custom Honda CB250 Superdream and decides to ride it from the shop in Suffolk, Britain to the south of France where the client lives for a […]
Triumph is aggressively taking strides to reclaim it’s title of “World’s Fastest”. 2013 was another great year for Triumph North America with its race bikes competing in AMA Road Racing, AMA Flat track, FIM Land Speed Racing. A tribute to all the Triumph racers.
Such a treat for all of you that I have decided to replace my usual Monday morning bike feature with this great BBC documentary about the glory days of British motorcycling. From T.E. Lawrence to TT racing, from Ton Up boys to Mods and Rockers. It’s 1 hour long a(fast internet connection requred) and well […]
When a cop is caught red handed on a video, it’s usually not for drag racing his police motorcycle while on duty. The Alabama cop in question had to turn in his badge after a biker posted on YouTube a video whose footage show him drag racing the cop on his police Harley. At a […]
During the introduction of the new Harley Street 750 and 500 in Milan, 3 Street concept bikes build by 3 Harley-Davidson stylists were also unveiled. These models are not for sale and are used only for the purpose of demonstrating the customization possibilities of the Street using already available genuine Harley parts. Three style: Cafe […]
Yesterday evening November 4, 2013 in Milan, the new Harley-Davidson Street 750 and 500 reveal moment with Mark-Hans Richer, Harley-Davidson Chief Marketing Officer and Frank Savage, Styling Manager, brought the motorcycles into the public eye for the first time.
On October 2, 2013, I published the trailer of “Why We Ride” the new acclaimed documentary about the passion of all riders and the soul of their machines. The filmmakers just announced a creative concept in order to get the movie in the hands of the riders without the normal restrictions of Hollywood. The screening program, […]
Most of you heard about it. Many of you visited it in Los Angeles. It’s getting completely revitalized by Kohn Pedersen Fox and Associates. A preview.
The Motorcycle Stability Control (MSC) is a new form of technology intended to make motorcycles much more safer than when only equipped with ABS. It is conceived to prevent both wheels from slipping when the bike is leaning right or left and from righting when braking in a curve. During strong acceleration, the MSC system […]
On September 30, 2013 I featured a Harley Sportster Forty Eight built by a Brisbane, Australia based shop called Ellaspede Custom Motorcycles. Owners Steve Barry and Leo Yip want Ellaspede to be a hub for motorcycle culture and creativity. In one clip they document their lifestyle. Result is a very cool video that they wanted […]
Discovering the country from a recreational vehicle is a US tradition. A way to do it in style and luxury is the Bowlus Road Chief. I guess a strong competitor of the Airstream trailers, and even more exclusive because less seen. Particularity is its relatively light weight of 2800 lbs thanks to a welded tube […]
The tenacious men and women risking everything to get a world land speed record are a great source of inspiration for all of us. Because I know that you love to watch videos of LSR attempts, just out of the editing room, I publish the latest one shot last August during the BUB Speed Trials. […]
You already know that 8 of the new 2014 Harley-Davidson models (Rushmore Project) have been conceived to pass faster, stop quicker, see further at night, communicate better and offer a better music experience. For its new commercial Harley did some “crowd sourcing”, casting real-life riders through Twitter and asking them their favorite cover version of […]
The 2014 American motorcycles Motus MST and MSTR are undergoing their final validation in Utah, a State chosen for its range of altitudes, temperatures, surfaces, big-sky roads … and low risk of encounter with road law enforcement. Motus state the testing bikes have 30,000 miles under their tires and that so far it’s all good.
A new and extremely beautiful film about the passion of the riders and the soul of their machines. “Why We Ride” is the story of who we are, the dream, the discovery of a life outside the daily confinements and the sharing of our road experience with others. Once you let a motorcycle into your […]
The story. In upper Manhattan, NY one biker riding with a large group apparently cut a Range Rover driver off and slammed on the brakes. Consequently, the SUV hits the motorcycle rear tire. Driver stops and bikers start damaging the car. The driver speeds away, striking 3 motorcycles. A long chase begins on the West […]
What people hear and what you hear from the saddle when you ride are 2 very different sounds. A demo by S&S Cycle with their Race Tour Mufflers for Harley tourers.
Several times I have featured very cool bikes built by Australian shop Deus Customs. And now they have a new shop in Venice Beach, CA with Michael ‘Woolie’ Woolaway chosen to oversee the bike building. A visit and interview…
The Las Vegas based Hiro Koiso Racing team made a big comeback on the salts of Bonneville. It succeeded in getting 3 new land speed records to include 2 AMA national records – 3000-MPS-PBG class 210.646 mph (339.001 km/h)*, 3000-MPS-PBG class 214.342 mph (344.950 km/h)* and a FIM world record of 214.653mph (345.450 km/h)* in 3000cc partially streamlined class. […]