Monthly Archives: June 2007

MotoBrief TV Launches

Yesterday, I posted the first episode of MotoBrief TV, a video podcast that’s going to follow the concept of — news for the passionate motorcyclist, with information on vintage bikes, maintenance, touring, gear, rallies and more. We’ll throw in … Continue reading

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Virgin Atlantic Supports Riders for Health

Sir Richard Branson delivered a batch of motorcycles this month to Kenya as part of its support of Riders for Health. He was joined by actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, who are also raising money for Riders for Health … Continue reading

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Moto Guzzi Wins Motociclismo 2007 Motorcycle of the Year

The Moto Guzzi Norge 1200 was voted number one in the Granturismo category by readers of Italian motorcycle magazine Motociclismo. Is this a big deal? A bunch of Italians voted an Italian motorcycle as the best? Actually, traditional GT favorites … Continue reading

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Kevin Schwantz Seeks to Manage MotoGP Team

The word’s out that 1993 MotoGP champion Kevin Schwantz wants back in the game. In a statement, Schwantz confirmed that he’s exploring management opportunities with the Suzuki team. Schwantz racked up 25 wins during his Grand Prix career and currently … Continue reading

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What's in Your Motorcycle Tool Kit?

The tool kits that come with motorcycles range from the fairly useful to the woefully inadequate. Most riders find they need to supplement their tool kit in some way — a couple extra tools, perhaps, or some small spare parts. … Continue reading

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Valentino Rossi Number 4 in Athlete Earnings

If you haven’t seen this yet, Valentino Rossi scored 4th place (down from number 2) in Sports Illustrated’s top 20 non-American athletes. Total earnings were $30 million, beating out soccer icon David Beckham by $300,000. This places the popular Italian … Continue reading

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Free "Stuntwars" DVD from BMW

BMW appears to be giving away free Stuntwars DVDs at part of a promotion of the F800S. The DVD features Chris Pfeiffer, who currently rides the F800S in street freestyle competitions.

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10 Great Motorcycle Rides

I guess Forbes Traveler is trying to be edgy. In between articles on first class travel to India and luxury beach destinations, they’ve put together a piece on America’s greatest motorcycling roads. The rides were compiled from recommendations from their … Continue reading

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Moto Guzzi Demo Fleet in Chicago This Weekend

Today is one of those days where I’m really missing Chicago. This weekend the Moto Guzzi demo fleet will be at Rosefarm Classics. The Rosefarm Classics website is one of those unfortunate sites that seem to exist soley to frustrate … Continue reading

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Chris Pfeiffer Appearing at US MotoGP

I’ve just noticed that insanely great freestyle rider Chris Pfeiffer will be appearing at Laguna Seca for the US MotoGP July 20-22. I really wish I was going to be at Laguna Seca. Pfeiffer does some incredible stuff. He started … Continue reading

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