Alpinestars CR-4 Gore-Tex XCR. Try saying that three times fast. The name may be overly complex and needlessly long, but the boots are simple and to the point. They combine motorcycle specific ankle protection, a steel and TPU (plastic) shank and ridged toe-box … Continued
The Erzberg Rodeo was something I’d only ever seen online, usually when searching for crazy crash videos or motorcycle madness so when I found out that the 2011 Red Bull Hare Scramble was on while I was in Europe on … Continued
If you’ve never heard of Kushitani, I can’t blame you. The small, high-end, Japanese brand isn’t carried by Parts Unlimited, Tucker Rocky or Western Powersports. Nor is it found in many retail shops. They’ve built their brand around understated organic … Continued
When it comes to superbikes, everyone appears to be very concerned with horsepower. Michael Czysz and Chip Yates go out of their way to make fantastic claims of over 200hp for their motorcycles. BMW claims the S1000RR makes 193 and … Continued
Widely considered the most difficult off-road race in the world, the Red Bull Hare Scramble is the closing event for the Erzberg Rodeo in Austria. Thousands of riders tackle a course through and around an abandoned quarry in the alps, … Continued
This video released by Relentless as a part of its “Short Stories” film competition is not what I expected from an energy drink company. Instead, it is quietly gorgeous, not so much a portrait of Relentless Suzuki’s team or its … Continued
On Sunday, Chip Yates rode his 240bhp electric superbike up Pikes Peak in 12:50.094, over four minutes faster than any other electric motorcycle and just 1:39 behind race winner Carlin Dunne’s Ducati Multistrada. Here’s video from that record-breaking climb.