Category: Motorcycle News

Kurt Sutter Takes A Real Walk on the Wild Side With New Documentary Series

Kurt Sutter, the man behind the creation of the FX Network series and biker drama Sons of Anarchy has unveiled his unscripted series on Discovery Channel which profiles the world’s most notorious gangs and crime families. Entitled Outlaw Empires, the series focuses on outsider organizations like the Crips street gang,...

He Rode His Harley Into Hell on 9-11 – The Bikeriders

FDNY veteran, William “Billie” Eisengrien, now 48 and in his 27th year with the department, remembers the morning of September 11, 2001 like it happened yesterday. On a bright and sunny day in New York City beneath blue skies, six of his friends and fellow firefighters were starting their regular...

1950 Nimbus Custom – Motorcycle Find of the Day

The only Danish motorcycle produced in large numbers, the Nimbus was and is a 750 cc ohc straight four engine sporting a relatively modest 22 bhp, moved along via shaft drive and held together with a rather elemental steel strip frame riveted together. Just 12,000 of these machines were built...

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...