Archive for February 2010

Beyonce's Motorcycle Corset

The iconic creation in question is the eye-catching motorcycle corset and bustier featuring a motorcycle handle design at the front which was worn by a supermodel in the 1992 music video to George Michael’s hit Too Funky This corset was recreated especially for Beyonce Knowles by designer Thierry Mugler.                ... Read more »

New Motorcycle App For iPhone, the largest online source for motorcycle accessories and parts, will be launching their new iPhone app on Sunday, February 28, which allows users one-touch access to over 8 million motorcycle parts, and over 320,000 schematic parts diagrams for all major manufacturers dating back to 1941. “After identifying an increasing volume of mobile traffic, we... Read more »

Considering Doing A Track Day This Year? You Should...

    What if I took out the word track, and renamed it a continuous winding country road with no debris and no oncoming traffic day? Would you consider it then? That is pretty much what a track day offers, with a few other perks and guidelines. I try to encourage every rider I know... Read more »

Small Displacement Motorcycles and Scooters Make the World Go Round

As most of you may know, I like to travel a bit. My recent travels took me to South America (Argentina Uruguay and Chile). It did not take me long to realize that there were no motorcycles above 250cc’s anywhere to be found.  Of course I ran into the occasional motorcyclist who was touring the... Read more »

Strange Scooter Picture of the Week

Insurance Amnedment Added to Motorcycle Helmet Debate

How do you feel about this story? If you had a choice, would you rather wear a helmet or carry at least $1 million of insurance coverage for injuries? Lawmakers stopped short of a first-round vote Tuesday on whether to keep or repeal Nebraska’s requirement that motorcyclists wear helmets. Approval of an amendment suggest a vote... Read more »

BMW To Offer Motorcycle Training At 2010 Rally

Recently, the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America (MOA) created the Rider Performance University concept as a means of delivering rider education events to their members and the general motorcycling population.The rally will take place in Redmond Oregon, July 15-18. The classes that will be offered during the rally will include: Expericenced RiderCourse-Skills Plus Advanced RiderCourse-Sportbike Techniques SeasonedRider Workshop StreetSmart... Read more »

Around the World in 248 Days- by motorcycle

Oh, how I wish I could go on this trip. It’s being billed as the longest supported motorcycle expedition in the world. The 248-day journey will span 30 countries on five continents, taking riders from modern cities to remote villages, across five-lane interstates and narrow dirt tracks, from arid deserts to tropical rain forests, in... Read more »

Chicagoland Theatrical Premier of The Harbortown Bobber

Wanted to send the word out to our friends in the Chicagoland area about the Harbortown Bobber Theatrical screening at the classic Portage Theater on Thursday, Feb. 18th at 8pm. Afterparty at the Five Star Bar! Time: February 18, 2010 at 8pm to February 19, 2010 at 1amLocation: Portage TheaterStreet: 4050 North Milwaukee Ave.City/Town: Chicago,... Read more »

International Motorcycle Show Comes to Chicago

  Save the date. The Chicago IMS show will be at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont on February 11-13. It is a great way to spend a day, and is well worth the $15 admission fee. Among the hundreds of vendors, all the major manufacturers are present with their full line of current year motorcycles/scooters. This offers... Read more »