Monthly Archives: August 2007

Is Your Motorcycle "Real?"

I had a discussion with a brand snob recently and apparently one of my motorcycles isn’t “real.” I was reminded of this exchange today when I saw an article on the AMA website about the 2008 Buell 1125R. It appears … Continue reading

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TomTom Rider 2nd Edition Released

I’ve wanted a GPS for a long time. The BMW GS mailing list discusses various models of Garmins all the time and they’ve created some serious lust in my heart. Now Engadget reports that TomTom has released the motorcycle-specific Rider … Continue reading

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International Motorcycling Federation Tours Indy Course

Sports Illustrated reports that the folks from Geneva visited Indianapolis last week to check out the construction of the brand new, 2.6 mile course that will host MotoGP race on September 14, 2008. The officials were reported to be happy … Continue reading

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Moto Guzzi Rally Flood

It’s been a busy week for me and I’m just now catching up on reports from last weekend. This forum thread has lots of pictures and discussion of the flooding that wiped out the Moto Guzzi national rally in SE … Continue reading

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New Diesel Motorcycle?

The Track Diesel Motorcycle looks interesting. The website is absolutely terrible — poorly designed with very limited information, referring you to a Dutch version of the site just to see the price of the bike — so it’s hard to … Continue reading

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Indiana Governor Promotes Motorcycle Awareness

While it seems far more common that elected officials take a swing at motorcycling, yesterday Governor Mitch Daniels led an ABATE of Indiana ride to promote motorcycle awareness. It’s awesome to see support like this, especially in light of people … Continue reading

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Chris Blais Injured

In some absolutely terrible news, reports have appeared on several motorcycling forums that Chris Blais was injured Sunday in a crash while preparing for the Vegas to Reno desert race. The story is that he caught a sharp bump in … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Meets iPod

How’d I miss this?! Steve Jobs has long touted the iPod’s integration with a wide range of cars. Now the new Victory Vision will support the iPod. Scott Bourne of The Apple Phone Show is reporting that the Victory Vision … Continue reading

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