Archive for April 2011

RioThe Movie and The Motorcycle Connection

      I took my nephew to see Rio yesterday. I always enjoy these types of animations, and Rio was no exception. It was wonderful. One of my favorite scenes was when Tulio and Linda jumped on a motorcycle and Tulio pretended he knew how to ride it, and ended up popping the clutch... Read more »

BMW Makes Antilock Brakes Standard On Motorcycles

  By Jonathan Welsh BMW AG says it will make anti-lock brakes standard equipment on all of its motorcycles for the 2012 model year. The German maker of cars and motorcycles began installing ABS on bikes in 1988 and for many years was the only mainstream bike maker company offering the feature on a range of... Read more »

Motorcycle Mondays are back for the 4th Year-2011

 I will be at German night with my BMW  Dakar.   Event Date:  Mon, 05/02/2011 Location:  Five Star Bar 1424 W. Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL See map: Google Maps This is the first Motorcycle Monday of our fourth year. May 2nd we celebrate the Motorcycles of Germany. Join the Chicago Region of the BMW Owners... Read more »
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Texas Lands MotoGP for 2013

  10-year Deal Signed for Austin’s Circuit of the AmericasTM Includes All Three Classes of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix   AUSTIN, Texas – April 12, 2011 – Dorna Sports, S.L., 3FourTexasMGP, L.L.C. and Full Throttle Productions, L.P. have signed a 10-year contract to bring MotoGP to the new Circuit of the... Read more »

New Illinois traffic law allows red light running by motorcycles

  Illinois Law Change – Motorcycles and Red Lights   This is in regards to traffic actuated signals (red light sensors). Often times, these signals do not pick up on motorcycles, scooters, or mopeds because they either do not weigh enough, or do not have enough metal to trigger the sensors. Here is the language:... Read more »
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Motorcycles On The Ocean Floor

Motorcycles On The Ocean Floor
Has anyone seen anything like this while diving? I wish I knew the story behind these motorcycles.

THE TRACK and why we don't go?

For a very long time, I have wondered, mused, pondered, and been flat amazed that bikers don’t go to the track as much as I would expect? In the good ol’ U.S.of A., motorcycle rideing is largely a leisure time activity. As such, I would surmise that we american bikers like to play with our bikes... Read more »