April 19, 2014

Why We Ride- Own It, Be It

Why We Ride has created quite a stir.

If you've missed those grassroots showings around town here's your chance to watch it. The 89 minute documentary is now available on DVD and Amazon Instant Video. Directed by Bryan Carroll and features interviews with Kenny Roberts, Troy Lee, Arlen Ness, Keith Code, Brian Klock, Butch Baer, Melissa Paris, Valerie Thompson, Ted Simon and Dave Barr among many others.

The vivid photography and emotional interviews will stir the hearts of anyone who has ridden a motorcycle. We consider it required viewing.

March 17, 2014

eBay Motors Giveaway

You could win big in eBay's new Ultimate Motors Giveaway.

Now through April 11th you can enter for chances to win a 2014 Cadillac CTS Premium or an Indian Chief Classic motorcycle. Ten also-rans will receive $100 gift certificates just in time for riding season. It's easy, it's free and it's fun!

eBay Garage Ultimate Motors Giveaway

February 6, 2014

Holy Hawg

The Holy Harley-Davidson of Pope Francis was auctioned today in Paris.

The autographed papal two-wheeler was auctioned for charity. The anonymous buyer paid over $300,000!

January 24, 2014

Bluetooth Gloves Take Control

Gadget freaks rejoice! 

Though the luddites in the audience are probably going to exude a collective groan.

Riding gloves are the latest article of clothing to get a high tech makeover. A company called Bear Tek have created gloves that can interface via Wi-Fi and/or Bluetooth to control smartphones, music players- eventually even the motorcycle itself.

January 7, 2014

BMW Faces Up to Fuel Leak Issue

Over 50,000 BMW motorcycles have been recalled for a fuel leak issue that has been reported by owners since 2006. The recall affects most R and K model motorcycles manufactured from 2005 to 2011.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) launched an investigation in response to multiple consumer complaints of fuel leaks. BMW acknowledged some warranty claims had been filed and blamed the issue on "improper servicing techniques." Say that with a German accent for full effect.

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