The story of the American Superbike is written in the parlance of the four-cylinder, four-stroke, longitudinally-mounted engine and begins in 1909 with Percy Pierce. Son and heir to the Pierce automotive concern, young Percy was smitten with motorcycles and, upon … Continued
Shot by German motorcycle journalist Jochen Vorfelder, this is the first photo of the new liquid-cooled v-twin used in the KTM 1190 Adventure. Based on the RC8′s powerplant, the LC8 here develops 148bhp and 92lb/ft of torque.
Every September for the last three years, hundreds of mopeds have gathered in Switzerland to tackle the mountain passes there. This year’s Red Bull Alpenbrevet saw 770 entrants compete in the rally.
Last week, I went over the 2012 Motoczysz E1pc with Michael Czysz himself. I met him in Boston at the launch of SolidWorks 2013, which is the latest version of the software that Motoczysz uses to design their bikes and … Continued
According to Suzuki, this brand new Inazuma 250 is supposed to ignite ‘the spark for your inner engine.’ But how waterproof is that sparkling feeling on the first day of Japan’s rainy season? Suzuki’s new quarter liter, made in China, … Continued
I first met Wes when he moved into my house to live on my couch. He was a friend of my roommate’s and just needed a place to land while he looked for an apartment. Two things are obvious when you … Continued
Here’s a segment from American Top Gear in a format you might actually watch. In it, Ernie Vigil is tasked with out-drifting a Corvette Z06 driven by Tanner Foust. Yeah that seems like kind of a pointless contest to us … Continued