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July 10, 2015

The Ducati „Ride a song” contest takes off

Ducati launches its Ride a Song contest and asks competition participants to propose the ideal motorcycle vacation paired with great music. The best “road trip” wins a Multistrada Experience, an exclusive opportunity to ride the new Multistrada 1200, and the chance to share this exciting experience with two friends. Read the full article »

July 9, 2015

Guy Martin will ride the Triumph Rocket III Streamliner in Bonneville

Triumph has confirmed its intention to break the motorcycle land speed record at the salt flats of Bonneville, USA, in August 2015. While the current record stands at 376.363 mph, the Triumph team is aiming to surpass that over the measured mile with the Triumph Rocket III Streamliner. The machine is powered by two 2.3 litre Triumph Rocket III engines, producing 1,000hp and it will be ridden by TT legend and adrenaline junkie Guy Martin. Read the full article »

July 8, 2015

Watch the world’s fastest Harley-Davidson Road Glide hitting 165mph – video

An Australian-prepped Harley-Davidson FLTRXS Road Glide Special was able to reach 165.1 miles per hour (265 km/h) at the 25th annual Dry Lakes Racers Australia (DLRA) Speed Week on the salt flats of Lake Gairdner in South Australia in March. That means that this bike is the world’s fastest naturally aspirated bagger under 2000cc. The bike is called the „Pepper” and it reached this speed with functional saddlebags! Read the full article »

June 30, 2015

Italian heritage – the history of Moto Guzzi

There are many things you probably don’t know about Moto Guzzi. For example, it’s Europe’s longest continually-running bike manufacturer. Or that the brand was founded by two WWI pilots and their mechanic. Or that they built the world’s first motorcycle-specific wind tunnel. Basically, Moto Guzzi was the Ferrari os motorcycle racing, a brand that was as successful on the racetrack as its counterpart from Maranello. Read the full article »

June 30, 2015

Petrolicious delivers video of the week about a 1968 Honda CB160 called Triple Nickel

Petrolicious has released its newest mini documentary about a 1968 Honda CB160 race bike nicknamed Triple Nickle. As always, the Petrolicious video has fantastic cinematography but the audio is just as perfect. If you like vintage racing motorcycles, click through and listen to that revving engine. Read the full article »

June 27, 2015

Watch Goodwood Festival of Speed live now

The Festival of Speed is the fastest motoring event in the world – You can watch it live & free on the Goodwood Dailymotion channel. A unique weekend that brings together an impossibly heady mix of cars, stars and motor sport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event anywhere. Click through to watch it now. Read the full article »

June 24, 2015

New show called OCC American Extreme featuring SOA’s Rusty Coones will premiere on A&E

American cable channel A&E will air a new series about motorcycles. The show is called OCC American Xtreme and it will further exploit the lifestyle of custom motorcycle builders features two well-known names in the chopper industry – Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers Fame and Rusty Coones of Sons of Anarchy fame. The 13-episode series is set to premier at 4 p.m. EST Aug. 22, 2015. Read the full article »

June 19, 2015

Swiss rider to break the „all continets” world record on a Victory Cross Country – video

A Swiss endurance rider is aiming to break the ‘all continents’ world circumnavigation record by motorcycle. Urs Pedraita is preparing to ride a Cross Country motorcycle around the world in the fastest time possible. He wants to ride over 100.000 km in just three weeks. Click through for more details and a video. Read the full article »

June 17, 2015

Storm – racing around the world in 80 days on the first ever electric touring motorcycle

A student team in Eindhoven, Holland last week unveiled the design of its electric touring motor cycle. With this motorcycle the university students intend to take part in the 80 Day Race around the world in 2016. The touring bike set to be the first ever electric touring motorcycle with an impressive range and a modular battery pack. According to the designers, the bike will have a range of 240 miles. Read the full article »

June 16, 2015

Book of the month: Racing the Gods – A Ducati Superbike Racer’s Autobiography

Paul Ritter's autobiography tells the story of the early days of Superbike racing. Ritter raced a Ducati 750SS and 900SS during the formative days of American Superbike racing. Paul shocked the racing community by winning the first AMA pro Superbike race he entered. His quick success, good nature, and competitive spirit made him one of racing's beloved characters. But the book is not just about a successful racing career, there is so much more in it. Read the full article »