Via Michelin press release In 2014 Michelin will bring to market an all-new range of motorcycle tyres, available in three versions: the Michelin Pilot Road…
For those of us that have been riding motorcycles for a long time, it is easy to look back and see watershed moments in the…
Back in August of 2010, Brandon and I won a free track day at the Nashville Super-speedway with Sport Bike Track Time. At the time,…
Thanks to the Pseudo Moto group here in Nashville, there will be a screening of the new documentary film "Why We Ride" at the Bellevue…
A few months ago, I finally had to retire my Alpinestars Recon boots. Those boots had been my riding companions for nearly 6 years and…
Don't just sit around (like our friends in the photo) on New Year's day come January first, get out and ride in the cold and enjoy it! There are so far two Polar Bear rides scheduled for New year's Day.
The BMW club will be meeting at Puckett's in Franklin at 9:00 am for breakfast with a ride starting at 10:00 and running about three hours.
Columbia, TN will be the place for the 19th Annual Polar Bear Run benefiting the Maury County Veteran's Fund. Things will get started there at the Senior Citizens Building at 1020 Maury County Park Drive at 9:30 for registration with the first bike out at 11:00 am.
Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
SUMMARY: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 F 800 S and F 800 ST motorcycles manufactured August 2006 through January 2009. Due to incorrect tolerances, the rear wheel drive bearing and rear axle may wear.
Please contact your local dealer(s) for details on getting these recalls addressed.
It's that time of year where there are sales everywhere you turn. It can be hard to keep up with all the specials and sales events but out friends over at Cool Springs Powersports have made it easy to plan your buying attack with a listing of all their daily specials on their events calendar on their website. There are some pretty good special there too, for instance, today you can get a free quart of oil when purchasing three. That's of any oil and that's a sweet deal considering how much oil can cost these days (especially synthetic). Check out the calendar image at the right or just click here to see all the specials leading up to Christmas day.
- Via KTM's website
To mark the launch of the new KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R, KTM is giving four lucky winners the opportunity to spend a summer full of fun, pure action and extreme performance with the "Beast". For the coming year, they are seeking four keen motorcyclists who can show outstanding commitment to and enthusiasm for the new KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R in their field.
In order to meet all the requirements and apart from pure riding ability, they also need to demonstrate an unconditional passion for motorcycling, which they share with others. Offering four different setups, each winner should be able to romp around their individual playgrounds even better. Additionally, one of the four is going to keep his 1290 SUPER DUKE R. Apply now till December 31, 2013 for the adventure of a lifetime and be READY TO RACE!
Contest at www.1290superduker.com (Special #8)
A few months ago, I finally had to retire my Alpinestars Recon boots. Those boots had been my riding companions for nearly 6 years and over 40,000 miles. After a couple of repairs and being re-soled, I finally let them rest in peace this past Autumn. Since the Recons have been discontinued for quite some time the search was on to find their replacements.
Enter the Tourmaster Response 2.0 WP Road boots. These boots ticked a lot of the boxes that I was looking for in a pair of motorcycle boots. Are they perfect? No. Are they a good bargain (less than $100.00!!) for the rider who likes short boots? Check out the review over at webBikeWorld.com to find out. Below is a excerpt from my review posted over there.
- The Response 2.0 boots feel much like a hiking boot and they are pretty stiff out of the box. At first I didn’t find the boots very comfortable, but after a couple of weeks of wearing them on my commute they started to break in.
- Some waterproof boots can become uncomfortable over time, as they may not breathe very well, resulting in warm, sweaty feet. The Response 2.0 boots, however, do not suffer from this. Even wearing them all day long I don't notice any discomfort from excessive warmth or dampness.
Southern Woods Rider is proud to preset the 10th Annual Holiday Poker Run at Loretta Lynn's Ranch on Sunday December 15, 2013. All 4-wheel ATV and Dirt Bike riding responsible individuals and their families are invited to attend. Bring a New Toy Donation and Save Five Bucks on the Entry Fee!
Ride Fee $30.00
Ride Fee with New Toy $25.00 (PLEASE BRING A TOY!)
All Toys go to Davidson County Metro Police Christmas
Charities to be distributed to needy children. For more
information visit http://www.police.nashville.org
- Via EBR's Facebook posting
Here's an on-bike video to get your heart pumping and shake off the winter blahs! Mark Miller on the Spitlath Redmond EBR 1190RS at Macau.
Our friends over at MotorcycleDaily have put together a nice write up of their impressions of the 2013 Zero DS electric motorcycle. If you're interested in how practical and/or fun an electric bike might be, definitely check out their article.
- With the maximum speed test out of the way in our review on the S (about 95 mph) I moved on to range testing. We had already tested Zero’s highway claims on the S (70 miles at 70 miles per hour), so I chose to test claims for City mileage. Holding the bike at an average speed of 27 miles per hour without stopping, the bike will manage about 130 miles—slightly better than Zero’s claim of 126 miles. Bottom line is, What they say is what you get!