A long time ago, in a gallery far, far away, Stormtroopers spent their days off like anyone else on Tatooine, jumping MX bikes over the dunes and roughing up a few Jawas. Way more fun than any AT/AT.
From ratty old motorbikes built out of swap meet parts to well polished classic beauties, there’s a racing class for it in the Annual Hell On Wheels Moto Rally. Ever keen to have a go on anything with two wheels … Continued
The difference between a traditional front fork (left) and the new KYB PSF (right) is immediately obvious: no springs. Shifting both spring duties to compressed air allows a radical simplification of the fork mechanism, reducing parts count and, as a … Continued
Ever wondered how professional FMX athletes like Levi Sherwood get so and stay so good? Well, they’re not commuting to rented track once a week, for one. Most have purpose-built training facilities right at home. The best have the kind … Continued
Racing homologation births some pretty epic motorcycles. RC30, OW01, various “R” model Ducatis and now this 2012 KTM 450 SX-F Factory. Just 400 units will be sold in America in 2012, the minimum required to allow Ryan Dungey to campaign … Continued
You’ve seen slick, Red Bull-produced, slow-mo films of MotoGP racing, but did you know that the average rider could do the same with the latest generation of wearable HD cameras? This is an unusually involving, edge-of-the-seat ride through an amateur … Continued
Watching Bubba Stewart ride can be a bit overwhelming. The Supercross champ just seems to float where other riders bounce, getting his inside foot off the pegs and his butt forward to enter corners before he even lands. It’s like … Continued