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Sunday Motorcycle Chain Links – The Best Motorcycle Stories From the Web

It’s Sunday and we’re in recovery mode from a weekend of excess. It might be a  couple days late, but we have managed to find the time to put together a page of our favorite stuff from the motorcycle blogging etherweb.You’re in good hands with this bunch of motorcycling devotees and so, on to some links to our favorite stuff from their sites.Enjoy…and give them some link love.

Buell Cafe Racer Makeover

What do you do with a half finished 2001 Buell X1 Lightning project bike? That was the question facing John Whitby when he saw it. His friend, Mark Blundell, runs a salvage yard in Canada where the owner brought the non running Buell to get it off his hands. When John and Mark later looked at the Buell, adding new plugs, a battery and some fuel, they had a runner, though still half way to somewhere only the previous owner could know…

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The Kneeslider

A Bike to Help Recapture the Drive In Movie Days

Motor racing has traditionally been the biggest influence on DP Custom bikes: their previous builds have sported the colors of Formula 1 and NASCAR cars. But this time, the Arizona company has turned to classic movies for inspiration. “We’ve enjoyed films like Two-Lane Blacktop and American Graffitifor years,” say the Del Prado brothers. “Both those movies feature Justin’s favorite car of all time—the ’55 Chevy…”

 

 

 

Bike EXIF

Awesome Motorcycle Photos From Bonneville Yearbook

IEvery year it takes 3 months to master photographer Scooter Grubb to sort, organize, upload several hundreds of his best photography on his website Scooter Shoots.

His 2011 Speed Trials Yearbook includes 336 images of bikes shot at full racing speed…

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Cyril Huze Post

A Dish Best Served Cold

“When I saw the scooter from a distance, I thought the owner had opted for an interesting paint job or stickers. But as I got closer, I noticed that all the words were things like ‘cheat’ and ‘liar’.”
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Visor Down

No Soup For You. French Say No Speedy Mopeds

If there’s one thing that bothers the daylights out of me is teenagers racing around on souped up mopeds. Many are 2-strokes, with their exhaust removed, and they race around town and villages, often with their helmets loose on their heads. … and the noise is ear splitting.

Many of these kids get involved in accidents…

 

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Bikes in the Fast Lane


Buying Your First Bike? The Women’s Guide to Motorcycle Insurance

Whether you ride a sport bike or an American cruiser, your insurance needs can get complicated.

We’re here to help you find the right motorcycle insurance, whatever you ride…

Tips for buying your motorcycle insurance, coverage you need:

  • Collision to pay for damage caused to your vehicle in an accident with another vehicle or any stationary object.
  • Comprehensive to cover such things as fire, hail, wind, vandalism, hitting an animal, etc.
  • Towing / Pickup
  • Medical payment or personal injury protection to cover the medical bills resulting from an accident.
  • Uninsured or underinsured motorist to protect us when the other driver is at-fault and does not have coverage or assets out of which your bills can be paid.