So Jamie calls me one day and is all, “We’ve got an 1199 for a couple days, but it’s raining!” You’d think and Englishman could deal with that a little better, but I sent him a Butler Motorcycle Map and … Continued
Here’s a surprisingly beautiful video in which a KTM 350 Freeride and 300 EXC take to trails through their native Austria. Doubting the little Freeride’s capability, It seems to keep up with the race bike just fine.
Here, superstock racer Niccolò Canepa rides his Ducati 1199 Panigale around Spain’s Circuito de Jerez. That’s a smooth, flowing fast track, but damn if Canepa and the Ducati don’t make it look short, small and dramatic.
A unique event happened in Brazil over the weekend. Red Bull Cross Choice combined the typical Enduro format and terrain — this time hewn from a sugar cane field — with precipitous, low-speed obstacles more commonly tackled by trials bikes. … Continued
With 28 riders aged from 13 to 17 years old, from 14 countries, riding at speeds of up to 140mph at the same events as MotoGP, the Red Bull Rookies Cup has to be the most extreme, high profile children’s … Continued
Pulling onto a pier for a quick piece to camera, a French journalist from MotoJournal forgets just how wide the panniers are on that new 2013 Yamaha FJR1300. What happens next is sadly predictable when you combine heavy bikes, tall/narrow … Continued
A new addition to Team KTM, Francisco Lopez is hoping for better luck at this year’s Dakar. A consistent challenger for stage victories, he’s been plagued by seemingly ridiculous problems, even running into police trouble two years ago when he … Continued