Saturday, February 27, 2010

Thursday, February 25, 2010

on any sunday

The one, the only.... Bruce Brown classic.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

V8 motorcycle

A really cool history of the Moto Guzzi V8 Grand Prix bike of 1955.

moto guzzi v8 grand prix bike

But not, as the coverage suggests, the only "futuristic" V8 bike in history.

In fact you have to go back another 50 years to 1907 and Glenn Curtiss' horribly dangerous looking land speed record bike to find the first V8 motorcycle.

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Friday, February 19, 2010

old drag bike

Why have I never heard of this game show before?

Oh that's right... I don't have a TV.

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Thursday, February 11, 2010

G450X Bimmer

Touratech G450X Supermoto
Touratech G450X Supermoto

Pieces to transform a BMW G450X.

Up close to a stock G450X, taking in it's lean, lithe form and intense detail of engineering - that's when I realized what this machine was about. Seeing it in the window of a dealership near Wall Street one night last Fall, I was transfixed. I imagined what it would be like as a Supermoto.

Imagination no longer necessary.

(The 2010 enduro is 49 state legal, on and off road... just add rims and tires and a big disk, baby.)

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