Category: Motorcycle News

Kings of the Road – Motorcycling As A Tactile Man-Machine Interface Event

Psychologist and researcher Bernt Spiegel, in his work for BMW, found that non-motorcyclists and neophyte riders usually share a fatalistic attitude. According to Spiegel, those groups see high speed riding as a kind of  “game of chicken or Russian roulette” and imagine that riders are engaged in a test of...

1905 Indian Single Camelback Bike Find of the Day

1905 Indian Single Camelback   This beautifully restored 1905 Indian Camel Back single cylinder motorcycle represents an superb example of Indian’s first model designs. It comes from the fifth year for Indian Motorcycle production, and if you find one in your dad’s barn, please let us know. We’d be happy...

Motorcycle Pond Scum

A Motorcycle That Nearly Does The Ton Running On Pond Scum

First Algae Fueled Motorcycle Speed Record    The university of San Diego owned US Track T-800CDI has used pond scum, well, make that algae, to fueled their motorcycle speed record-setting machine, and it moved out pretty good in achieving a respectable 96.2 miles per hour. The ‘Driving Innovation’ Team established...

One Awesome Triumph Bonneville Custom From Toro Meyer

It appears Chris  “Toro” Meyer, has had a wild ride through this life so far, and if all goes to plan, it’s going to get a lot wilder in the next year. Toro, aside from building this really fine Triumph Bonneville custom, The Bonneville Black, is planning to make a...

Keira Knightly Chanel Parfum and A Classic Ducati 750 SS

Keira Knightley will surely get a buzz going in this teaser for the new Chanel Coco Mademoiselle fragrance, but it’s the motorcycle she rides while shilling for the parfum that gets my heart racing. I know nothing of parfum, but this is how the flacks describe this particular fragrance: Sexy,...

Ron Finch Is the Antonio Gaudi of Grease and Gasoline

There are lots of folks who build custom motorcycles. Some of them are craftsman, some of them are hobbyists, some are visionaries but Ron Finch is an artist with a distinctly unique vision. Finch is, for lack of a more fitting metaphor, the Antonio Gaudi of Grease and Gasoline. Metalworker,...