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worldsbk.com Interesting facts about WSBK at Laguna Seca
The Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is back on the World Superbike calendar after eight years. The Californian venue hosted the series from 1995 to 2004 for an overall twenty races.
suzuki-racing.com Young Joins Fixi Crescent Suzuki At Laguna Wsb
AMA Superbike runner-up Blake Young will join the FIXI Crescent Suzuki team for the forthcoming eni FIM Superbike World Championship round at Laguna Seca in America as a replacement for the injured Leon Camier
worldsbk.com Fractured pelvis rules Carlos Checa out of the season
After a difficult weekend in Turkey during which Carlos Checa suffered a serious accident, the latest tests made by doctors in Spain have now revealed that the official rider for Team Ducati Alstare also has a fractured pelvis.
bikesportnews.com Eugene Laverty favourite for second Aspar MotoGP seat
He could partner Hayden in the premier class next year
motogp.com 37 teams and 55 riders sign up for 2014 Moto2? and Moto3?
Teams wishing to proceed with entries to the Moto2? and Moto3? World Championships of 2014 submitted their requests*
bbc.co.uk Alonso is McLaren's prime target
McLaren want Fernando Alonso, who raced for them in 2007, for next season and have made the Ferrari driver their prime target.
jamesallenonf1.com Alonso spells it out: No McLaren move
Fernando Alonso spoke out tonight about rumours in the F1 paddock that he is lining up to defect from Ferrari to McLaren next year.
pirelli.com 2013 Singapore Grand Prix ? Practice Sessions
*P ZERO RED SUPERSOFT OFF TO A FLYING START IN SINGAPORE The final street circuit of the season showcased Pirelli?s P Zero Red supersoft tyres and P Zero White medium during the opening two free practice*
f1times.com FP1: Hamilton goes quickest in Singapore
Lewis Hamilton led the opening practice for the Singapore Grand Prix, placing his Mercedes dominantly ahead of Red Bull's Mark Webber. The Briton was over three tenths quicker under the lights, whilst Webber's team-mate*
formual1.com Practice Two - Red Bull take control in Singapore
Red Bull stamped their authority on the 2013 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix weekend on Friday evening, as Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber dominated second practice. Neither Mercedes was able to get within a*
FIA.com Singapore Grand Rrix
Singapore Grand Prix preview
2013 Singapore Grand Prix
Thursday Press Conference Transcript
DRIVERS ? Adrian SUTIL (Force India), Nico HULKENBERG (Sauber), Valtteri
BOTTAS (Williams), Sergio PEREZ (McLaren), Kimi RAIKKONEN (Lotus), Nico
telegraph.comuk Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone's corruption trial to be further delayed, say German officials
German state prosecutors delay making a decision about whether or not Ecclestone should stand trial.*
BMW Motorrad France ready to race at Le Mans
The #99 S1000RR of BMW Motorrad France Team Thevent will start tomorrow?s 24 Heures Moto at Le Mans from fifth position on the grid.
fim-live.com Le Mans 24 Hours this week end: Casting changes ahead of this weekend's race
After a very eventful day of private practice in Le Mans and a number of withdrawals, several top teams have had to rejig their crews
fim-live.com BMW Motorrad France going all out for the win at Le Mans
BMW Motorrad France Team Thevent head into this weekend's 24 Heures Moto at Le Mans, the final round of the 2013 Endurance World Championship, with their sights set firmly on taking their first 24-hour race win
bikesportnews.com 2013 Le Mans 24-Hour: All Friday's qualifying times
All the times from today in La France
fim-live.com SERT takes pole position at 24 Hours of Le Mans
Ahead of Yamaha France GMT 94 Michelin Yamalube and SRC Kawasaki.Even without Anthony Delhalle, replaced by Alex Cudlin following an injury, the Suzuki Endurance Racing Team has confimred its pole positio
fim-live.com Top ten start for Honda TT Legend at Le Mans
The Honda TT Legends team will start the 2013 24 Heures Moto at Le Mans in the top ten following the second qualifying session at the legendary French circuit today.
On the Street
visordsown.com Top 10 things movies get wrong about motorcycles
motorcyclenews.com VIDEO: Goodwood Revival - Chad Races a Manx Norton 500
MCN took a trip to Goodwood Revival to sample the nostalgia of days gone by.... When gorgeous metal of both the four AND TWO WHEELED variety ruled the roads! Chad was racing a Manx Norton in the Barry Sheene Memorial Cu
dealernews.com New 'sweet home': Dealer Expo moves to Chicago's McCormick Place
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The Advanstar Powersports Group announces the Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo will be held Dec. 5-7, 2014, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill.
visordown.com Versus: Honda CBR500R vs Kawasaki Ninja 300
Are you looking at me? They?re both competent, sporty all-rounders, good for getting to work or getting a moderate shift on. They're both built to high-quality, Japanese*standards. They're both great looking. Only ?200 separates them
FWIW: BMW plans to expansion of its line under 500cc remains undefined. It will be entering into some interesting territory.
ridermagazine.com Royal Enfield launches new Continental GT caf? racer
According to Royal Enfield, the new Continental GT brings the core idea of the rocker sub-culture from the 1960s roaring into the 21st century with a motorcycle that is nimble with a lot of useable power and torque
visordown.com New Erik Buell Racing model to debut next month
Teaser shot uploaded on EBR Facebook page in July The 1190RS ERIK*Buell Racing is expected to unveil its next new model, the 1190RX, at a US bike show next month.*Little is known about the 1190RX.
visordown.com Sidecar sales booming. No, we hadn?t noticed either
NOTICED*the growing number of sidecar outfits on the road? No, neither have we. But apparently it?s happening.While the rest of the industry manages decline, British sidecar maker Watsonian has seen sales rise by a third
motorcycle-use.com Zero Motorcycles Commit to 'Drive the Dream'
Zero Motorcycles demonstrates electric vehicle commitment to California Governor Jerry Brown's "Drive the Dream" initiative.
visordown.com New: Touratech Ambato Exp tank bag for BMW R1200GS
TOURATECH*now makes an expandable tank bag to match BMW?s R1200GS in red and silver.The touring accessory firm?s "Ambato Exp" tank bag has been on sale for a month but until now only in black or black and white
canadianmotorcycleguide.com More to come from Ducati
Ducati CEO tells Bloomberg that his company is introducing four new motorcycles this year
rideapart.com How To Clean Your Motorcycle Leathers
TweetYour once pristine jacket, suit, pants or gloves look like they have been rolled in dirt, dragged up the road and then had an entire insect colony gound into them. Here?s how to clean your motorcycle leathers.*
2014 Can-Am Spyder RT Gets New Inline Triple
Can-Am swaps out its V-Twin for a new Rotax 1330 ACE Inline Triple, builds a new six-speed gearbox, reworks the chassis and adds an ECO mode on its 2014 Spyder RT luxury tourers.
NHTSA and BMW BMW ( 13V407000 )
Dated: SEP 10, 2013 BMW is recalling certain model year 2008 through 2010 528i, 535i, 550i, and M5 passenger cars manufactured from March 1, 2007, through December 31, 2009.*
The MotherShip PressClub
Celebrating a Trans Americas record achievement a decade ago
Ten years ago, on 22 September 2003, Kevin and Julia Sanders rolled into Ushuaia, after having ridden 16,974 miles (27,158 km) in 34 days and 23 hours through 14 countries, from above the arctic circle in Alaska down to the*
BMW Motorrad and Troy Corser right on track
One hundred and seventy four sports bike riders who made the journey to the Dijon-en-Prenois circuit in eastern France over the weekend of 13 to 15 September had a BMW Motorrad Track Day to remember, even sharing the*
BMW Motorrad celebrates a record five MCN Awards for 2013
BMW Motorrad is celebrating after being presented with a record five prestigious MCN Awards, the most the manufacturer has ever received in one year. Motorcycle News? Awards honoured BMW Motorrad?s leading role as*
BMW R 1200 GS named ?2013 Pirelli Bike of the Year? in South Africa
With just two months on the local market, the BMW R 1200 GS has been named the 2013 Pirelli Bike of The Year in South Africa. The announcement took place during the official opening of the AMID Motorcycle Lifestyle Show in*
OttoCar awards success for BMW Motorrad
BMW Motorrad was the proud recipient of several prestigious OttoCar trophies, which were presented during the 11th AutoVision and Multimedia Festival 2013 awards ceremony on 11 September during the International*
BMW Motorrad joins Ace Cafe as part of 90th anniversary celebrations
Hundreds of motorcyclists, including a host of classic BMW caf?-racer owners from across Europe, took part in the iconic Ace Caf? Reunion and the famous Brighton Burn-Up ride-out as part of the celebrations marking BMW*
BMW Boxers punch their way onto the custom scene at Glemseck
As BMW Motorrad continues its 90th anniversary celebrations, not many people could have predicted just how popular its older models have become within the custom and caf?-racer community
S 1000 RR captures five records at International Motorcycle Speed Trials
San Diego BMW Motorcycles took their BMW S 1000 RR to five records at the Bonneville Salt Flats during the International Motorcycle Speed Trials by BUB event, capitalizing on their momentum gained during the previous SCTA*
S 1000 RR tops 224 mph at Bonneville
Andy Sills of Hunter Sills Racing piloted a San Diego BMW Motorcycles-built BMW S 1000 RR during its debut appearance to an average speed of 224.190 miles per hour (358 km/h) across the timed mile on the Bonneville Salt Flats*
Charley Boorman completes epic American adventure on new R 1200 GS
Charley Boorman has completed an epic ten-week adventure, criss-crossing the United States of America on a BMW R 1200 GS adventure-sports motorcycle while filming his exciting new series Extreme Frontiers: USA
Canadian GS Trophy team for 2014 selected
After GS Challenges in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta, the final three team members have now been chosen to represent Canada in the forthcoming 2014 International GS Trophy competition, where teams from all over the*
BMW Motorrad Days Japan celebrates 10th anniversary
More than 4,000 motorcycling enthusiasts helped celebrate the 10th anniversary of BMW Motorrad Days in Japan, with a fantastic event held in the middle of the country at Hakuba, in the Nagano district. Despite heavy rain*
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gizmag.com HP Velotechnik has a new ride for all you recumbent mountain trikers
Germany's HP Velotechnik (HPV) is adding a new special edition off road trike to its Scorpion fs range that caters for riders who want to sit back and enjoy the forest scenery from a different perspective, while also promising to serve*
gizmag.com Review: i-H2GO hydrogen-powered remote-control car
At the end of last month, Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies began shipments of its latest hydrogen fuel cell-powered remote-control toy car, the i-H2GO. Like its predecessor, the H2GO, it runs on hydrogen obtained from user-supplied*
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