Watch as Honda tuner Al Lamb reaches a two-way average of 265mph aboard his heavily-modifed Honda CBR1000RR at the BUB Speed Trials, setting a new (still unratified) record as the fastest sit-on motorcycle in the world. More on Al, Bonneville … Continued
If you’re a regular HFL reader then you’re familiar with the Vanson AR2. Over the last year and a half that I’ve been wearing, it’s become utterly synonymous with who I am. There’s a good reason for that. I wear … Continued
There are two main technical advances on the 2013 Ducati Multistrada 1200. One is a package of upgrades to the engine, but the second is the real headline: “Skyhook” suspension, semi-active electronics have arrived in motorcycles.
“We want people to get their hands dirty again,” CCW founder Scott Colosimo told me over IM this morning. “We want people to beat this record. That’s why they’re publishing complete details of the work they carried out on one … Continued
Know what there’s not enough of these days? Large-capacity adventure tourers that are so heavy and so expensive you can’t take them within sight of dirt. Bikes like the Ducati Multistrada 1200, Kawasaki Versys 1000, Moto Guzzi Stelvio, Honda Crosstourer … Continued
No new Ducati models at Intermot this year (we’ll have to wait for EICMA for those new 820cc Hypers), but there are new colors for existing models. The Diavel gains striking red and blue versions with white stripes and wheels … Continued
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