May 30, 2012

Wash Both Sides: Lean Right

Most any cruiser rider will tell you they hate washing the left side of their bike.

Leaning your motorcycle to the right would be the solution to this problem. Yeah, right. Lean a 900 pound bagger over away from the kickstand? No way!

Lean-Right is a tool made especially for motorcycle owners. It hooks and unhooks to the bottom of your frame is seconds. Now your bike can be safely leaned to the right while you clean, polish and work on the left side of the bike. Nifty!

May 23, 2012

Transformed Ducati Multistrada

Are you a fan of the original Ducati Multistrada?

Yeah, me too. The new 1200 is righteously awesome but the original was, eh... not so much. The odd split fairing was just a little too wacky for my taste.

But Carlo Roscio of Northern Italy has taken a 2003 Multistrada and transformed it into a machine called the Biuta, and it is a beaut! Using an Ohlins suspension from a Honda he has morphed his Multi' into a naked streetfighter that will make anyone a fan.


More info (in Italian) and construction photos here...

May 16, 2012

Ride for Our Heroes

This event was added to our database by Jocelyn O'Briend.

Event Starts: 9/22/2012
Location: Devens, MA
The Ride for Our Heroes is a true motorcycle enthusiast event honoring our nation's service members, veterans and their families, while raising vital funds for the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program.

Riders are encouraged to make fundraising for the Home Base Program an important part of their event participation. Prizes will be awarded for reaching fundraising goals. Every dollar helps to make a difference in the lives of New England veterans and their families. The Ride features three starting points from locations throughout New England and will kick-off with an opening ceremony and acknowledgement of local military heroes.

The Ride concludes with the WZLX Ride for Our Heroes Party at Fort Devens in Devens, MA.

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Top o' the Rockies

This event was added to our database by David Adair.

Event Starts: 7/12/2012
Location: Paonia, CO
Sponsored by the BMW Motorcycle Club of Colorado #66 and featuring entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights, a complimentary dinner prepared by the great folks of Paonia, the American Legion beer garden, wine tours, door prizes, and plenty of food and merchandise vendors, you''re sure to enjoy this bit of small town Colorado. GPS coordinates: N38.86963 W107.59935

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May 15, 2012

Rally on the Road 66

This event was added to our database by Jerry Ries.

Event Starts: 6/09/2012
Location: Baxter Springs, KS
Ride Historic Route 66 from Baxter Springs KS to Seaba Station Motorcycle Museum, stopping in Tulsa Saturday night. Stopping at most all historic destinations along the way.

This is the 2nd running of the event, open to all bikes with a kick starter. Entrance fee $50.00 per person includes event shirt.

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May 14, 2012

Clever Tank Bag for Techies

Tank bags offer a convenient solution to transporting "stuff" when you're riding a motorcycle. Most offer easy on-easy off so you can just take it with when you reach your destination. A wide variety of sizes are available to suit most any rider's needs.

One of the coolest tank bags we've seen lately is the Rider GPS tank bag from Cycle Case. It's built with a GPS pocket in the flap with a clear window for easy viewing. At just under $50 it's a bargain.




Image courtesy Cycle Case.

May 11, 2012

Seaba Station Motorcycle Swap Meet

This event was added to our database by Jerry Ries.

Event Starts: 5/19/2012
Location: Warwick, OK
Come out to Seaba Station Motorcycle Museum May 19 & 20 and find those parts you have been needing.

Hours are 10 - 5 each day. No admission fee. Spots are still available if you have stuff to sell. 20 x 30 ft. space is $35 for both days and 15 x 20 ft. spaces are $10 per day. We are located 7 miles west of Chandler on Route 66.

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May 4, 2012

Envision the Electric Motorcycle

The Motorcycle as Art

Over the last few years the electric motorcycle has migrated from Toys 'R Us to a dealer's showroom near you. As these vehicles become more reality than fancy it's only right that some far-thinking souls start applying some out-of-the box design principles.

Terms like paradigm shift and reinvent get tossed around a lot.But does the motorcycle really need to be reinvented?

Take a look and see what you think...

Frog's Ultra-Cool Vision for What Electric Motorcycles Can Be

 

May 1, 2012

Bikes on eBay: 1905 Indian Prototype

We're a little late sharing this one- but I think you'll agree it's worth it!

This is a 1905 prototype of the first Indian motorcycle with a V-twin. This is serial number 366 and only two complete bikes were produced. They were used as testing prototypes and differ greatly from the production version Indian motorcycles.

Indian V-Twin Prototype


Obviously it's a fixer upper. But as the auctions states, this is "possibly the most significant Indian of all time." Right now the auction has one day to go, has not met reserve and the bids are over $70k!


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