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.
Hi, my name is Dave and I’m a concours-holic… Recovering, happy to say, but oh I had it bad, a certified carnauba-in-the-blood addict always with a Q-tip on hair-trigger, ready to banish that last offending fleck of dust. In the … Continued
Completing the 12.42-mile course in a record 11:11.32, Carlin Dunne has set a new all-time record for the Pikes Peak Hillclimb. The extraordinary thing is that this was Carlin’s first visit to The Race To The Clouds and he won … Continued
A certain smugness is unavoidable. Let the less enlightened suckle up to evil Big Oil’s fuel pumps while you glide silently by on your Zero DS, its battery pack brimming with electrons from an overnight charge that cost all of … Continued
I know Ducati owners have a reputation of being a bunch of rich assholes who ride their over-priced Italian bikes to a coffee shop on Sundays so they can hang out with other Ducati owners who are also wearing Puma … Continued
Who’s qualified to review a liter bike? Grant and I can ride them pretty hard on both road and track, take nice photos and write some nice words. Others can throw down impressive lap times. But no one, absolutely no … Continued
I’d heard of Boyko Racing’s mythical beast for weeks before actually seeing or riding it. Wes told me “it’s the fastest bike he’s ever ridden and Uncle Ted’s an ex-racer.” Ted himself told me that it’s got a 2mm overbore, … Continued