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Agni: Is This the future of Bike Racing?

Bikes

"The Lowdown Anglo-Indian company Agni manufactures DC motors in India that are used mainly to power go-karts for indoor tracks. "We entered the race to promote the motors," designer Cedric Lynch says. The TTX organizers put Agni in touch with "

Got Wood?

Bikes

" Over the weekend we had the good fortune to stumble upon some amazing ancient footage from the earliest days of American motorsport, thanks to a very interesting blogsite the Jockey Journal. Imagine the noise and the reverberation of those incredible "

Twin-Pot Dictatorships

Bikes

"Although Germany is not synonymous with passionate success in biking or motorsport, the fact is that motorcycle knowledge, know-how and technology introduced by German companies has been exported to every corner of the planet. We gathered together fifteen of the "

New Book on the Cult of Café Racer

Bikes Culture

" Of all the publishing houses dedicated to culture of cars and bikes, Veloce is surely the most prolific. This time, they've come up with something no bike obsessive and consumer of culture will be able to resist. Alastair Walker's book "

Buell: Harley Davidson Commits Infanticide

Bikes

" The message that Harley-Davidson killed its sporting sub brand Buell broke to shocked yank bike loving global community last week. In response, Harley CFO John Olin told the press recently "We have not quantified the benefits of increased focus on ["

Manx TT: Ten Things You (might not) Know

Bikes

"1. The Isle of Man TT began in 1907, after a law was cleared in 1904 that allowed roads to be closed for the Gordon Bennett car trials. 2. When the race first started practice sessions used to take place in the early morning "

Italian Motorcycles: Winds of Passion

Bikes

" Rich Beach explores the Italian penchant for two wheeled style Passion. Italians have it in spades. In fact, where we are all made of 3/4 water, the Italians are 75% pure passion. Passion flows through everything they do, from throwing a dish "

The Honda Motra

Bikes

" Is it just me, or does the idea of going hang gliding equipped with only a rugged little bike like the Honda Motra seem strangely appealing? Produced just between the years of 1982-1983, the cool little tough roader was amazingly "

Two Strokes and a Scandal

Bikes

" Anyone who has had the nerve-jangling, adrenalin inducing pleasure of twisting a fiery two stroke-driven bike through the power band will attest to the fact that the noble and threatened form is far superior to the relatively plodding four stroke. "

Mini Bikes

Bikes

"[gallery=63] In the whole panoply of titchy two wheelers, a rag tag coterie of machines that these days includes MX-style pit bikes, simple kids crossers and even full race-spec superbikes in miniature, the traditional lawnmower-engined, fat wheeled minis of the "

One Day You’ll Own a Yamaha

Bikes

"      In the protean cultural mass that was the mid seventies, the Yamaha Moto Bike was a classic bit of corporate kidsploitation. In Dogtown the Z-Boys were riding pools in long white tube socks in the first skateboarding "

Honda RC-166: Hailwood’s Hornet

Bikes

" If you're a lover of the classic and a have an inbred desire for things mechanical, the Honda RC 166 is a thing of true, timeless beauty. The inline six 250 was winner of 10 out of 10 races in the 1966 World Championships series "

The Cooling of the Classics

Bikes Culture

"A TONGUE-TIP TASTE OF CLASSIC BIKING: SAN FRANCISCO STYLE “The thing is with modern bikes, is they’ve got no soul.” Rob, proprietor of the Ace Cafe in San Francisco’s Mission district, presides over one of the hubs of "