In this installment of Drake’s Passage, the professional motorcycle dude visits Barcelona, takes his wife out for dinner, rides his first electric motorcycle, spouts some nonsense about battery pollution, then visits Toby Moody and Julian Ryder at Catalunya. Damn, Drake … Continued
Red Bull X-Fighters returns to America this weekend after a two week absence. The FMX event will take place at SoCal’s historic Glen Helen Raceway, which effectively birthed the sport as a spinoff of motocross racing. To promote the race, … Continued
With 9kWh in its battery pack, nearly twice the capacity of the Toyota Prius, the 2012 Zero DS is the fastest, longest-range electric motorcycle to ever enter production. 84mph top speed, 112-mile range. Is that enough to make it practical, … Continued
Take one FMX legend, feed him plenty of alcohol, put him on the back with one of Sao Paulo’s infamous Moto Boys and shake. Drake McElroy makes the kind of travel show we can get behind.
What’s former SBK and GP racer Simon Crafar have to say about performance-enhancing electronics like launch control and traction control? Well, so long as Suzuki’s paying him, they’re the antithesis of the two-wheeled experience. Agree? I know I can’t slide … Continued
Supermoto is a unique sport, combining the practice of dirt with the physics of street. That means extreme lean angles at the same time as huge slides. Here, a Red Epic-X is used to slow it down to 300fps, which … Continued
At just $3,195, both the Cleveland CycleWerks Misfit cafe racer and Heist bobber massively undercut almost every other new motorcycle available. At just 250cc, they’re also smaller than most bikes. Bargain or bogus? We take CCW CEO Scott Colosimo riding … Continued