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Celebrity Donates Motorcycles To Veterans Charity

We wonder if Demi ever rode on the p-pad with Bruce on this bike?

His face is instantly recognizable and his support of veteran causes is well known. Now the last action hero, Bruce Willis is donating five of his motorcycles that will be auctioned online to benefit Boot Campaign. The auction started two… Continue Reading

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Triumph Recalls Daytona, Street Triple and Thunderbird Models For Wheel Bearing Problems

Triumph 675 front wheel

Triumph Motorcycles (Triumph) is recalling approx 250 2011-2012 Daytona 675 and Street Triple motorcycles and 2012 Thunderbird and Thunderbird Storm motorcycles.   The wheels were assembled with bearings of an unknown quality.  Wheel bearings of poor quality could fail unexpectedly,… Continue Reading

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No Surprise, Older Riders Wind Up in Hospital More Often After Crash

_a motorcycle rider

A study in the journal Injury Prevention  found motorcyclists over the age of 60 are three times more likely to be hospitalized after a crash than their younger counterparts. The study analysed data between 2001 to 2008 from the US National Electronic Injury… Continue Reading

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Hydrogen Peroxide Powered Rocket Motorcycle Sells On EBay

Even at 400 mph it's still not the fastest bike.  That record belongs to the Top Oil-Ack Attack Streamliner at just over 605 mph (set at Bonneville Salt Flats)

Glenn Brittian built a hydrogen peroxide powered rocket motorcycle that will reach 400 mph in the quarter mile and offered it for sale on Ebay for $27,000.   Gerd Habermann Racing brought it, but we don’t know the final purchase price.  While… Continue Reading

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KTM Owner Buys Husqvarna Motorcycles

Husqvarna motorcycles sold to KTM CEO

It’s being reported that BMW has divested itself of the Husqvarna motorcycle brand in a sale to Austrian company Pierer Industrie AG.   According to published reports, Pierer is owned by KTM CEO Stefan Pierer.  KTM is partly owned by an… Continue Reading