2015 Ural Sidecar Review: WWII Soviet Tech On (And Off) The Road Today

A sidecar isn’t like any other vehicle. The design dates back to pre-WWII technology sharing between the Nazis and Soviet Union and the bikes are still made in the same factory that was located out of bomber range way out on the Siberian steppe. This is what they’re like to ride today. » 6/23/15 4:39pm 6/23/15 4:39pm

Erik Buell Racing's Death Is All Your Fault

As you have likely heard by now, Erik Buell Racing is in receivership with no apparent hope for a bailout. For the second time in a decade Erik is facing the abyss, except this time he has $20 million dollars of debt hanging over his company’s head and his Hero MotoCorp investors have apparently washed their hands of… » 6/18/15 2:44pm 6/18/15 2:44pm

This Is What It Looks Like When You Hit A Curb At 160 MPH On A Bike

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the riders at the Isle of Man TT have some sort of obscene death wish. They drove ridiculously fast, on what are normally public roads, on just two wheels. I mean, just look at how little reaction time you have when you smack into a curb at 160 MPH.
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Poor Hapless Biker Watches His Bike Smushed By Student Driver 

Watch the biker’s hands here — they tell the whole story. From the initial shock and alarm to the helpless waving, to those final gesticulations of disappointed resignation. I mean, what can you do when a student driver cluelessly backs over your motorcycle? Not a hell of a lot, as Reddit user x_ing learned recently. » 6/08/15 7:30pm 6/08/15 7:30pm

Motorcyclists: Please Stop Being Sanctimonious Assholes

Riding a motorcycle is inherently dangerous. It’s just the cost of doing a thing we enjoy. Clueless, idiotic drivers texting and talking and generally (or literally) jerking off are part of the equation. It sucks. I know. But that doesn’t mean you’ve been deputized as The Enforcer. You’re not helping. And it’s time to… » 6/08/15 2:55pm 6/08/15 2:55pm

Magpul Is Bringing A One-Off EBR 1190RX Ronin Racer To Pikes Peak

We’ve said plenty about Magpul’s Ronin series, 47 custom bikes built from some of the last Buell 1125Rs in existence. But this one is special. Not only does it carry the distinction of being the first in the production series, it’s built off EBR’s latest superbike, and now it’s headed to Pikes Peak.
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Dainese Is Getting Serious About Bringing Airbags To The World

For over four years, Dainese has been offering its airbag-equipped racing suit in Europe, but it’s never been available in the States. That changes this September, when the first batch of D-Air suits land in the U.S., and Dainese is taking it a step further, opening its airbag tech to other companies. » 6/03/15 4:31pm 6/03/15 4:31pm