Anytime anyone rags on one of Erik Buell’s motorcycles, I have to fight an overwhelming urge to pick them up and shake them. “Don’t you understand his story?!” I shout in my head. Not enough people do, so let’s fix that once and for all. It’ll make you appreciate the quirky, flawed genius of his motorcycles.
I was well into my third hour on the bike before I began calculating just what a disaster I’d gotten myself into.
The most fundamental item of motorcycle gear is also, frequently, the most misunderstood. Let’s clear up the conventional wisdom and marketing obfuscation, then put the best, safest helmet possible on your head.
Police in San Francisco this weekend arrested a bicyclist for attacking a ZipCar with a u-lock during a Critical Mass ride. Watch the below video of the attack, feel its seething and pointless rage, and witness what may be the most stereotypically San Franciscan crime of recent memory.
Rumors of an honest-to-god MotoGP bike for the street have been swirling for years. Imagine Red Bull making a Formula One car for the road and you can understand the level of anticipation. And, you can also imagine the level of embarrassment that would result in that vehicle flopping. Which Honda just did with the…
When riding a motorcycle, its normally assumed that you are invisible to every other driver on the road and a grain of salt must be taken when your path is violated. This biker just couldn't let it drop when his lane was breached by a white sedan and he paid the most hilarious and idiotic price.
BMW drivers parking like asshats is nothing new. But BMW drivers parking in the middle of the damn road makes for a perfect "Oh Shit!" storm for a rider and his Ariel Atom cohort.
Harry Houdini is alive, people. There's no other way to explain this car crash.
My friends and I rounded up four of the best modern classics we could find - a Ducati, a Triumph, a Moto Guzzi and a BMW - and hit the town.
Make sure your GoPro is secured the next time you hit the track, otherwise you might end up launching it at somebody at 160 miles an hour.
I keep going with these click-baitey headlines – but I'm always afraid that someday someone will release a video featuring the exact same car and/or bike, and it really will be More Beautiful.
You want the strangest things on two wheels? Well you've come to the right place.
Motorcycle riders say that their two-wheel machines represent a purer, more involved way of attaining speed than cars do. From that, you might think that motorcycles have had fewer weird experiments over the years than cars. You'd be wrong.
November is here, and that means nasty weather in a lot of places. Does that mean you should stop riding your motorcycle? No way, says Peter Black, The SV wrangler! You just have to do it right. Here are some tips.
A young motorcycle rider caught the tail end of a heated exchange between him and a Miami Beach police officer on video, where the cop says he'll "be fucking a bigger bitch" if the kid messes with him. Whatever that's supposed to mean.
Despite reports and rumors to the contrary, Ferrari officials say they plan to stick with making two-door sports cars and not branch out into the ultra-lucrative SUV and somewhat-lucrative motorcycle markets. Did anyone actually think they would?
The Lebanese Army recently took a page out of noted military theorist Evel Knievel's playbook in an effort to curb the two-wheeled capabilities of ISIS.
The other day I suggested that there needs to be a proper motorcycle shop in the city of Detroit. There isn't yet, but I discovered something else (better?) this weekend: A moped shop, dealing almost exclusively in classic models.
You can sense the horror here — a three-axle truck abruptly pulls out in front of you, before you have time to react. A moment later, you stand up alive. How did it happen?
It's hard to understand just how big, just how important, just how groundbreaking the British motorcycle industry was.