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The Last Great Leap Forward for Evel Knievel

Evel Knievel, the hard-living, booze swilling motorcycle daredevil whose jumps over Greyhound buses, tanks of live sharks and the Snake River Canyon in Idaho made him an international celebrity in the 1970s, died at the relatively ripe old age (at least for a man seemingly bent on spectacular, very public...

Motocross and Movie Legend Sue Fish To Be Inducted to the AMA Hall of Fame

The American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Hall of Fame will induct pioneering female motocross racer Sue Fish, the 1976 and 1977 Women’s National Motocross Champion, into the Hall of Fame as part of the 2012 AMA Legends Weekend at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada in November. “Sue Fish...

The Motorcycle as Objet D'art

More and more lately, the world is catching up to what we all know well; a motorcycle, at it’s most refined and realized, is an object of high art. The Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, IN,  is offering up a gallery exhibit  of sublime motorcycles. Assembled by curator White Wolf James,...

The Nine Greatest Places in the United States to Ride Your Motorcycle

I’ve ridden all around the country, and I tend to prefer the Midwest for the all-round combination of scenery and the rugged landscape, but these destinations have their own special thrills to offer and come highly recommended. 9. The Tail of the Dragon, this stretch of US 129 is the...