Autos: Motorcycles

Yamaha's Crossplane Crankshaft | Ask the Geek

Thursday  11:07,   03 november 2016
Sport Rider

Courtesy of Yamaha The Yamaha Super Ténéré crankshaft throws are 90 degrees apart for perfect secondary balance, but a primary imbalance results. Two balance shafts are used, spinning at the same speed as the crankshaft but in the opposite rotation. [...]

FLY Street Gear Tourist Helmet

Thursday  11:07,   03 november 2016
Baggers Mag

FLY Street Gear FLY Street Gear Tourist Helmet FLY Street Gear Tourist Helmet (flat black) All new from FLY, the Tourist open face helmet is packed full of features and accessories making it an excellent choice no matter what the season. From spring [...]

Why Do Cagers Hate Us!?

Thursday  11:07,   03 november 2016
Motorcycle Cruiser

Last week I was riding home from work at about 4:30pm in Southern California. Up until now in California, lane splitting has been neither legal nor illegal, but is a common practice and one that, if done safely, saves riders a lot of time and[...]

The Build

Thursday  11:07,   03 november 2016
Moto Intro

It turns out that the retro movement isn’t going anywhere. And for good reason - some are beautiful works of art and are resurrecting a level of craftsmanship we haven’t seen in a while. Robert Hoekman Jr’s “The Build” not only pays homage to some[...]

Watch Troy Corser Push a 1935 BMW RSS to Its Absolute Limit at Goodwood

Thursday  11:01,   03 november 2016
Cycle World

If you're a fan of those racers who push everything they ride to the absolute limit, then you're probably already a fan of Troy Corser. A two-time World Champion, Corser has raced everything from a Ducati 916 to an Aprilia RSV-Mille,[...]

Motorcycle gear—it’s between you and the road

Thursday  11:00,   03 november 2016
MSN

Motorcycle gear—it’s between you and the roadLive to Ride: My New Life on the[...]

Tips For Buying (or Selling) A Used Bike

Thursday  11:00,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

©Motorcyclist Is high mileage a deal-breaker for you? Before you say yes, take into consideration the bike's condition and model-year. Do the math! When shopping for a used bike, most buyers look at condition, price, and mileage. Conventional[...]

All About Motorcycle Chains, Belts, and Drive Shafts

Thursday  11:00,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

©Motorcyclist Anatomy of a Chain It appears pretty simple at first glance, but look closely and you’ll see your chain is composed of quite a few components, all of them carefully designed and precision made. Here are the parts of a modern sealed[...]

Movie Motorcycles

Thursday  11:00,   03 november 2016
Motorcycle Cruiser

Since the early days, motorcycles have been used in films as icons of freedom, rebellion, and sex. From the old Panhead chopper that Captain America rides in Easy Rider, to the H-D Fatboy in Terminator, we love seeing motorcycles in cinema! Whether[...]

BMW Unveils a Concept Motorcycle Fit for Batman

Thursday  11:00,   03 november 2016
Architectural Digest

Since its founding in 1916, BMW has forged a legendary path with such iconic cars as the M-series and the Roadster. Yet today they are making news for a different type of vehicle: a concept motorcycle. Dubbed the BMW Titan, this new model was[...]

Watch This Motorcycle's Wheel Pop Off Mid-Ride

Thursday  11:00,   03 november 2016
MSN

When “popping a wheelie” becomes a little too literal.Popping a wheelie on a motorcycle comes with a few inherent risks, but most of those can be more or less cancelled out through some basic safety measures: using a helmet, wearing a cycle jacket,[...]

I Miss My Moto Guzzi T3

Thursday  11:00,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

There’s nothing left of her but Whitworth wrenches, a few sockets, and one bad picture. A “hardship tour” to Korea meant a yearlong dry spell from riding, but I bought a sporterized Moto Guzzi T3 from an Oklahoma City dealer scant weeks after[...]

Triumph Shatters Landspeed Record

Thursday  10:57,   03 november 2016
Street Chopper

The Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner has become the world’s fastest ever Triumph by achieving a speed of 274.2 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats on 8 August 2016. Piloted by TT legend Guy Martin, the streamliner smashed the previous official Triumph[...]

Watch 1971's "Offerings to the God of Speed" -- Burt Munro's Bonneville Record set 49 Years ago Today

Thursday  10:56,   03 november 2016
HOT ROD

Watch 1971's "Offerings to the God of Speed" -- Burt Munro's Bonneville Record set 49 Years ago TodayMunro spent his days selling and repairing motorcycles, and spent his nights building them for land speed racing. He would make[...]

Craigslist Find: A Matchless Fixer Upper

Thursday  10:56,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

Craigslist Find: A Matchless Fixer UpperSure, this vintage British thumper could just as easily been found in Pennsylvania or Alabama, but it makes sense that it turned up on the west coast. I like to think whomever bought this bike new used it to[...]