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    SBK Corser, Larsen re-united in World Superbike Evo effort
    The pair are putting the band back together...

    MotoGP History maker Marquez concludes 2013 on top
    This week's crucial Valencia MotoGP? test concluded on Wednesday afternoon with new World Champion Marc Marquez the top man again.After trying three different prototypes on Tuesday as he set the best time, Marquez worked on his 2014 bike on the final day of the test ? finishing at the head of the list of 14 riders present with a best lap of* First 2014 MotoGP Test Concludes
    MotoGP riders completed the first test ahead of the 2014 season after three days on track at Valencia. Pedrosa undergoes successful operation
    Dani Pedrosa has emerged from successful surgery in Barcelona, having elected to visit Dr. Xavier Mir directly from this week?s test session in Valencia. 'Faster is nearly impossible', says Ducati's Crutchlow
    After three days on the bike, he has found the limit Race Director Mike Webb Interview, Part 1: On Penalty Points, Precedent, Jerez, Sepang And Whether Motorcycle Racing Is A Contact Sport
    It has been a busy year for MotoGP Race Director Mike Webb. Since taking on the job of ensuring that MotoGP events take place safely and efficiently, stepping into the shoes vacated by Paul Butler at the start of the 2012 season,*

    VIDEO MotoGP? Workshop - Honda on role of sensors

    Formula One

    2013 United States Grand Prix
    Thursday Press Conference Transcript

    DRIVERS ? Pastor MALDONADO (Williams), Jules BIANCHI (Marussia), Paul DI
    RESTA (Force India), Esteban GUTIERREZ (Sauber), Sergio PEREZ (McLaren) Mercedes ? Hamilton chassis cracked Kevin Magnussen confirmed as McLaren Formula 1 race driver for 2014
    McLaren is pleased to announce that Kevin Magnussen will join Jenson Button as a McLaren Formula 1 race driver for 2014 ? Jenson?s fifth year* Kovalainen in for Raikkonen at Lotus
    Heikki Kovalainen replaces Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus for the rest of the season after Michael Schumacher declines the drive.

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    Cage and... Racer Franchitti forced to retire
    Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti retires on doctors' advice after being injured in a spectacular high-speed crash.

    VIDEO Where genius meets ridiculous - Red Bull Trolley Grand Prix 2013

    On the Street Fast Motorcycle Industry News
    Harley-Davidson Will Launch First The Street 750 In India. Not the Street 500. Without any given justification for this decision, Harley-Davidson India mentioned in its Facebook page that the Street 750 will be the first Street* BMW sales rising
    German manufacturer doing well, despite global financial slowdown. Learning to Ride: First Ride
    One of the best parts of learning to ride is actually logging some miles, and that first time on the road is an experience unlike any other. How To Pull A Bike Out Of Deep Gravel, Sand Or Mud
    TweetHere?s a problem I have to tackle pretty much every single day. My garage lies at the end of a narrow, two-car-long driveway covered in deep, deep gravel. Often, there?s no room to turn the bike around in the packed* Five Great Bikes That Are Made In India
    TweetThe 2014 Harley-Davidson Street 750 and 500 appear to be made in India and assembled in America. So what? The Subcontinent knows how to make a fantastic motorcycle. Here?s five great bikes that are made in India.* Dainese unveils new touring, sport and track gear
    MOLVENA, Italy ? Dainese has a long list of new riding gear that will be available in November, including options for touring, sport and track riding. The company has also teamed up with BMW to produce the DoubleR RaceAir*

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    Destination Canada for International GS Trophy 2014
    For the first time in its history, the 2014 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy will take place in the northern hemisphere, with 16 teams comprising participants from at least 18 nations set to rendezvous in Canada to contest...More

    BMW riders ready for action at Macau
    This weekend will see road racing, short circuit and endurance riders from across the world take to the grid at the 6.2km Guia street circuit for the 47th Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix. This exciting event takes place in November...More

    The birth of a legend
    At the time of the R 80 G/S launch in 1980, the idea of an all-terrain 800cc flat-twin was revolutionary, to say the least. Off-road motorcycles were rarely bigger than middleweight capacity and clearly defined in their specialised...More

    Cage World Report: Quanta wants to upgrade your Chevy Corvette to a hybrid
    Filed under: Hybrid, Chevrolet Imagine stuffing six Toyota Prius engines into a single Chevrolet Corvette. The fuel economy would probably suffer, but the car's pick-up sure would be impressive. And that's sort of what Maryland- SolarCity teams up with BMW BimmerFile ? cage news options & reviews that matter

    FWIW Brabham fan car
    Adrian Newey, genius. Gordon Murray, ?God?. Racing rules are very definitive so it takes brilliant and inventive minds to find loopholes. Newey has made a skill of it, as did Murray.

    TED: Stefan Larsson: What doctors can learn from each other - Stefan Larsson
    Different hospitals produce different results on different procedures. Only, patients don?t know that data,* The Power of Networks - Answer
    What can a network learn that an individual cannot?We asked this question because we believe that society is on the verge of an unprecedented era of learning. Humanity has always been hard-wired to accumulate knowledge,*

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    SBK FIM Press Release - WSBK WSS & STK1000 Regulation Changes for 2014
    The FIM, F?d?ration Internationale de Motociclisme, has issued a press release following the Superbike commission met at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit last 8 November, regarding the FIM Superbike and Supersport World*

    motomatterscom WSBK Rules Update: Testing Restricted, Superpole Scrapped, MotoGP Qualifying And Penalty Points Adopted
    The World Superbike championship remains in a state of flux Ducati announces its World Superbike program for 2014 MV Agusta back with Yakhnich
    Barcelona (Spain), Friday 15 November 2013 - After more than 37 years from the last World Championship win (G. Agostini, Nurburgring, 1976), MV Agusta makes its official comeback to international motorcycle racing. The iconic* Ducati & MV Agusta Ramping Up for WSBK
    Ducati and MV Agusta are ramping up efforts in the FIM Superbike World Championship for 2014 and beyond. Michel Fabrizio joins Team Grillini
    Team Grillini has signed a deal with Michel Fabrizio to race the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship in the newly-born Superbike EVO class. Fabrizio, multiple race winner in the series, will ride a ZX-10R EVO-spec*

    MotoGP Pedrosa upbeat following Thursday surgery
    Dani Pedrosa looks forward to his recuperation period, having undergone surgery in Barcelona on Thursday immediately after the MotoGP? test session in Valencia.

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    2013 United States Grand Prix - Friday Press Conference
    Transcript of the Friday press conference organised by the FIA

    SAT 16.11.13, 12:12AM
    TEAM REPRESENTATIVES ? Sam MICHAEL (McLaren), Rob WHITE (Renault Sport F1), Nick CHESTER (Lotus), Paddy LOWE (Mercedes), Adrian NEWEY (Red Bull Racing), James ALLISON (Ferrari) Selected team and driver quotes Friday analysis - Red Bull and Kovalainen star in Texas
    After delays because of fog which initially prevented the medical helicopter from landing, then a red flag period because the machine developed problems, FP1 saw Alonso, Button and Bottas setting the pace. By FP2,* Power Unit Turbo Talk Heats Up COTA Weekend
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer AUSTIN, Texas ? While Sebastian Vettel?s Formula One World Victory Tour continues through Circuit of The Americas this weekend, the sport?s technical directors are dickering* The Ten Most Ingenious F1 'Cheats' Ever
    There are many ways that teams 'cheat' in F1 in order to get ahead. Like ordering your driver into a wall, or blocking a corner "by accident." The best 'cheats' don't break the rules, but bend them using technological loopholes

    On the Street Watch Jeremy McWilliams Embarrass Some Journalists at the Track While on a KTM 1290 Super Duke R
    Judging from how the KTM 1290 Super Duke R stacks up against its competition (like the Aprilia Tuono V4* First look ? Polaris Sportsman WV850 HO
    FWIW: Look mom, no pneumatic tires Nelson Rigg UV-2000 ? Cover
    SANTA ANA, CA ? November 15, 2013 ? (Motor Sports Newswire) ? The Nelson Rigg UV-2000 ? Cover sets the standard for features and performance for riders needing only a protective half cover for their bikes. Ask RideApart: What Is The Best Performance Motorcycle For The Street
    TweetYou ask, the community answers. It?s Ask RideApart. This week: What is the best performance motorcycle for the street? Reader Kevin writes: ?What?s the best performance motorcycle for the street? Police officer resigns after drag race
    A US police officer has resigned after being caught on camera racing a member of the public from the lights.The incident happened in Montgomery, Alabama*last Sunday and was filmed by*Lawrence Spillers who*was waiting* Paul Teutul, Sr. - Fresh Start for OCC on CMT
    Orange County Choppers' Paul Teutul, Sr. is excited about OCC's move to CMT. Senior brings MotoUSA up to date on OCC's current direction in this interview*

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    Modern-day legends ? special collection by BMW Motorrad and Belstaff.
    Munich. Two tradition-steeped brands, two success stories, a single passion: BMW Motorrad and British luxury clothing company Belstaff stand for premium quality, ergonomic forms and distinctive design...More

    BMW Motorrad to attend the Milipol 2013. Visionary authority version of the C evolution to be launched.
    Munich. BMW Motorrad is to attend the 18th Milipol in Paris on 19-22 November 2013, where it will be displaying its range of authority vehicles and special-purpose equipment for authority riders....More

    Cage World Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW)'s bid to save its cars from potential extinction starts with hundreds of thousands of fine white strands snaking upwards in a production hall in rural Washington. Road-legal Batmobile replica up for auction
    Historics auction house in Surrey, UK, is listing a fully road-legal Batmobile for sale. It?s not an original ? the car is a replica of the vehicle used by Michael Keaton Make-A-Wish Helps Batkid Takes Over San Francisco With Lamborghinis
    Five year old Miles, a Leukemia survivor, is taking over a Gothamized San Francisco today as part of a Make A Wish campaign. And they've planned this correctly: The SF Batkid has multiple Lamborghinis at his disposal. This Map Will Show You Drunk Driving Limits All Over The World
    Do you live on Earth, drive a car, and occasionally drink? Then this map may be handy for you. It shows the blood alcohol level that each country uses to decide whether or not you're driving while you really shouldn't be BimmerFile ? cage news options & reviews that matter


    TED: Jane McGonigal: Massively multi-player? thumb-wrestling? - Jane McGonigal
    What happens when you get an entire audience to stand up and connect with one another?

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    SBK Pata Honda completes Aragon test
    Pata Honda completes Aragon test SBK*


    Formula 1 FIA post-qualifying press conference - United States
    Drivers: 1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing), 2 - Mark Webber (Red Bull Racing), 3 - Romain Grosjean (Lotus) Vettel seals pole position for US GP Selected team and driver quotes Qualifying Analysis, Austin set for a Red Bull showdown Vettel snatches pole from Webber
    Sebastian Vettel snatches pole position from team-mate Mark Webber with the last lap of qualifying at the US GP. Alonso suffering persistent headaches
    Fernando Alonso reveals he has been suffering from persistent headaches since his 150mph incident at the Abu Dhabi GP

    reuters. Com Motor racing-Perez not about to go quietly from McLaren
    AUSTIN, Texas, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Sergio Perez gave McLaren food for thought on Saturday after comfortably outqualifying team mate Jenson Button at the U.S. Grand Prix only days after being told he was being dropped at the* F1 discusses further cost cutting proposals
    Bernie Ecclestone, the FIA and the team principals of the Formula One teams are currently discussing a number of radical proposals that should see costs in F1 dramatically*

    VIDEO McLaren Day at Circuit of The Americas - Jay Leno's Garage

    Other Racing Kurt Caselli Dies During 2013 Baja 1000
    American KTM factory off-road racer Kurt Caselli has died during the 46th running of the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 off-road motorcycle race. KTM and the Baja 1000 Release More Info on Kurt Caselli
    Organizers of the*Baja 1000 and KTM Racing have both released press releases concerning the death of American racer Kurt Caselli, who unfortunately died today during the Baja 1000 race. While SCORE*

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    MotoGP Cervera celebrate Marquez
    For yet another year, thousands of fans take to the streets of Marc Marquez' home town to congratulate the MotoGP rookie title winner. The MotoGP World Championship concluded last weekend with the Valencian Grand Prix, and with a new title winner in Marc Marquez. His neighbours in Cervera, Lleida, took to the streets to celebrate upon the*

    Formula 1

    2013 United States Grand Prix
    Sunday Press Conference Transcript

    1 ? Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing)
    2 ? Romain GROSJEAN (Lotus)
    3 ? Mark WEBBER (Red Bull Racing)

    Session Classifications Race - selected team and driver quotes
    Sebastian Vettel on breaking yet another record; Romain Grosjean on being the meat in a Red Bull sandwich; Sergio Perez on a strong seventh place in front of so many of his countrymen; and Valtteri Bottas on scoring his first* 2013 United States Grand Prix ? Race
    Vettel wins in the United States with one pit stop Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel has taken his 12th win of the season and his first in the United States. The German chose a one-stop strategy, starting on the P Zero White medium* Vettel takes record eighth win in row
    Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel sets a new record for consecutive wins in a single season with victory in the United States Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel Q&A: We're on a phenomenal run
    With a dominant victory in the United States on Sunday, Sebastian Vettel broke yet another record, this time for consecutive race wins in one season. By claiming his eighth* Ferrari praise Alonso achievement
    Ferrari pay tribute to Fernando Alonso's "great achievement" in finishing second in the drivers' championship in their car. Motor racing-Grosjean blossoms into Lotus team leader
    AUSTIN, Texas, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Romain Grosjean was hailed as a future Lotus leader on Sunday after second place at the U.S. Grand Prix highlighted just how much progress the Frenchman has made since his 'first lap* Motor racing-Bottas scores first points for Williams
    AUSTIN, Texas, Nov 17 (Reuters) - After a weekend filled with accusations of favouritism and dirty tricks, Williams ended the U.S. Grand Prix on a high note with Finnish rookie Valtteri Bottas scoring his first Formula One*

    Other Racing KTM mourn Caselli
    KTM reports with great sadness that American KTM factory rider Kurt Caselli died as the result of injuries sustained in a crash while competing in the SCORE/Baja 1000 this weekend. Kurt, part of the Factory FMF/Bonanza Plumbing/KTM team competing in this desert race, was in a leading position when he suffered a crash that resulted in severe head*

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    SBK Pata Honda moving forward with WSBK and WSS teams
    The Pata Honda team has completed a successful two-day test at Motorland Aragon* Melandri and Baz work on at Aragon
    Last week's two-day test at MotorLand Aragon was a chance for many top teams of the eni FIM Superbike World Championshi

    MotoGP Dani Pedrosa discharged from hospital after successful collarbone surgery MotoGP: Valentino Rossi And Jeremy Burgess Don?t count Rossi out; he has surprised us before.
    As nearly everyone who cares about this sport already knows, Valentino Rossi has taken on a new crew* Stoner finally free

    VIDEO 2013 Suzuki MotoGP Team promotional video

    Formula One MST: Pirelli track preview: Brazilian Grand Prix
    It will be a busy Formula One season finale for Pirelli, who are not only bringing their hard ?orange? and medium ?white? compounds for this weekend?s Brazilian Grand Prix at* United States analysis, Vettel's eigth wonder Technical analysis of 2014 rules changes Teams to get two sets of '14 prototype tyres to try
    Formula 1 teams will get their first opportunity to test the new 2014 Pirelli tyres at the weekend after the Italian supplier gained the necessary permission to issue teams with a few sets each. With the new engine regulations resulting*

    VIDEO Colin Chapman and Lotus Alonso fears Red Bull domination
    Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso admits he is worried that Red Bull will continue to dominate Formula 1 in 2014 Formula One owners tell High Court: Bernie Ecclestone 'would be fired' if it were proven he committed a crime
    Motor racing: F1 owners tell High Court chief executive Bernie Ecclestone "would be fired" if it were proven he committed a crime. F1's stock market floatation plans put on hold
    It's been in the making for a number of years now, but it looks as though Formula 1's plans to float on the stock market won't happen any time soon. The sport has been embroiled*

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    MC MCCanney & Husqvarna SuperEnduro Junior World Championship leaders


    On the Street How to make a motorcycle survival kit Policy group recommends standard driver's license for three-wheeled Elio
    DETROIT, Mich. - The policy advising body AAMVA (American Association of Motor Vehicles Administration), is recommending the Elio be driven with a standard driver's license sans motorcycle endorsement, Elio Motors reported* Video: Proposed rule change could bring about new wave of 3-wheel EVs
    Filed under: Emerging Technologies, Legislation and Policy, USA, Videos Just what defines a three-wheeled vehicle? You'd think it would be the number of wheels, but the American Association of Motor Vehicle

    A copy of the report can be downloaded at the Solutions Best Practices page of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators website. Historic Ducatis Come Under The Hammer
    TweetA brand new, unused 1978 Ducati 900 NCR, similar to the one raced to victory by the legendary Mike Hailwood that same year in the Isle of Man TT, will come under the auctioneer?s hammer in Las Vegas in January. River Road Motorcycle Apparel Line
    River Road Press Release: River Road?s Apparel Line Continues to Grow with New Selections for 2014. RIVERROAD Race Vented Jacket: The essential leather jacket features a fully sleeved, removable liner for cooler* Harley-Davidson Adding 260 More Temporary Workers At Menomonee Falls And Tomahawk Plants
    After announcing last week that 400 part time workers were recruited at its York Vehicle Operations in Pennsylvania, Harley-Davidson is now announcing the hiring of 260 more temporary workers at its Menomonee Falls,* Brough Superior SS100 is Back and Brand New
    Original article from: - Original article from: - Among the long list of motorcycles introduced at EICMA, we just noticed one that slipped by at first, the brand new Brough Superior* New Halifax motorcycle show coming
    East coast show now occupies May time slot. Erik Buell Racing plans Canadian presence in 2014
    EBR looking to sign dealers in the new year, will also bring in Hero machines. How To Stay Alert On Long Motorcycle Rides
    TweetSo you know how to stay comfortable on long motorcycle rides, now, how about keeping your eyes open? Here?s how to stay alert on long motorcycle rides. Top 10 tourers under ?3,000
    CHECK out the pricier end of most firms? ranges and you?ll usually find that full-fat tourers feature heavily in the ?how much!? end of the spectrum.Usually packed with the latest technology along with luxury add-ons like heated grips,* Russell Sutton?s Honda 9 Cylinder Radial Engine Progress Report
    Original article from: - Original article from: - What could be better than a 9 cylinder radial engine? Why, a home built 9 cylinder radial, of course! Russell Sutton continues to*

    VIDEO 2014 new BMW S 1000 R action scenes


    NHTSA and URAL ( 13V507000 )
    Dated: OCT 04, 2013 Irbit Motorworks of America, Inc. (Irbit) is recalling certain model year 2012 Ural Gear-up, Patrol, Patrol T, Tourist, and Tourist T motorcycles with sidecars produced June 2, 2012, through October 2...

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    BMW Motorrad HP RaceSupport: Successful weekend at legendary Macau Grand Prix
    The experts of BMW Motorrad HP RaceSupport were in action in the Far East this weekend: at the famous Motorcycle Grand Prix in the streets of Macau. They were on site to support the BMW teams and riders who tackled the 47th...More

    Statement by Dr. Herbert Diess, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Development, at the Tokyo Motor Show 2013
    Statement Dr. Diess, Tokyo Motor Show...More

    Rolls-Royce Phantom Designer Honoured By Welsh Motoring Writers Group
    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce that Ian Cameron, the marque?s former Chief Designer, has been honoured with the Automotive Achievement Award by the Welsh Motoring Writers Group....More

    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Awarded ?British Luxury Brand? At Walpole Awards For Excellence
    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is delighted to announce that the company has been awarded the 2013 Walpole...More

    Cage World 2015 Chevy Colorado: This Is It
    The new Chevrolet Colorado is debuting at the LA Auto Show and will herald a new future of small-ish American trucks that we've all been begging for. BimmerFile ? cage news options & reviews that matter

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    You may have noticed that we enjoy our quadcopters here at Gizmag, from the GPS-equipped Phantom 2 Vision to the palm-sized 1SQ V-cam. Recently though, we had a chance to try out a somewhat unusual style of quad in the* Why mustard is good for you

    TED: Greg Asner: Ecology from the air - Greg Asner
    What are our forests really made of? From the air, ecologist Greg Asner uses a spectrometer and high-powered lasers to map nature in meticulous kaleidoscopic 3D detai

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    SBK Voltcom Group To Power Crescent Suzuki Wsb
    Crescent Racing has announced that the Voltcom Group will move from team partner to Title Sponsor for the English-based team's attack on the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World* Donington boss 'excited' at hosting sole UK WSBK round
    The Leicestershire track gets a May date in 2014


    24 Names on MotoGP's provisional entry list for 2014 Aprilia Details First Steps For MotoGP Return In 2016

    Formula One Gary Anderson's Brazilian GP set-up guide
    BBC F1's technical analyst Gary Anderson talks us through how the teams will approach the Brazilian Grand Prix Di Resta: Future is out of my hands
    Paul Di Resta admits his Formula 1 future is out of his hands as speculation mounts that he will be without a drive in 2014. Teams to trial 2014 tyres at Interlagos
    The final round of the 2013 Formula One season takes place at the iconic Interlagos circuit in Brazil this weekend, where Pirelli will bring the P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium tyres, along with 2014 prototype tyres* Lifting the lid on F1's inner workings
    Publicity-shy Formula 1 figure Donald Mackenzie comes forward during the court case of the sport's supremo Bernie Ecclestone

    On the Street Kawasaki shows variable-architecture three wheeler EV concept
    The once clear delineation between the car and motorcycle has become somewhat muddied in recent times with the emergence of an array of* Yamaha R25 revealed at last
    JUST days ago we questioned what had become of Yamaha?s plans to launch a new 250cc sports bike for the 2014 model range ? and now we have our answer.The firm has just unwrapped its new R25 concept bike* Kawasaki Debuts Supercharged Four-Cylinder Engine
    The start of the Tokyo Motor Show is today, if you haven?t already noticed, and it looks like the Japanese OEMs have saved their best models for the home court advantage this year, with all four of the Big Four having something* Schuberth Announces C3W Helmet Trade-Up Program
    Schuberth North America Press Release: Schuberth North America announces a "Trade-Up" program for the C3W women's helmet. Women riders (and passengers) can trade in an old helmet to receive $150 off a C3W Tips For Riding Safely On Wet Roads Tip #116 from the pages of The Total Motorcycling Manual
    We?ve talked elsewhere about how to stay dry on a bike. Now we?re going to talk about how to ride more safely when the road is wet. Your biggest issue is reduced traction. Painted lines, manhole covers, and metal bridge gratings* Yamaha Tokyo concepts
    Yamaha has unveiled five concept machines at the Tokyo motorcycle show in Japan; one a caf? racer version of the XV950, two electric bikes and an electric scooter. None of the four bikes being shown are anywhere near* 2014 Honda Valkyrie ? Your Valhalla of Power Cruisers?
    As our Bothan spies had predicted, Honda has unveiled a new power cruiser for the upcoming model year, the 2014 Honda Valkyrie. Thankfully dropping its F6C designation for the more iconic ?Valkyrie? name, Honda?s new machine* New Custom Harley Wheels By Misfit Industries. New 32″ Size Included?
    Misfit Industries has a new line of custom Harley Davidson wheels now available and in stock. This means when you order there is no waiting, the product ships immediately. Misfit Industries has teamed up with Mad Wheels* Royal Enfield Announces Motorcycle Sales Up 60% During 3rd Quarter 2013
    Royal Enfield, a motorcycle division of Eicher Motors, announced a better than expected 60% sales increase during 3rd quarter 2013 versus*year-ago quarter. Volume growth over the last five quarters has been in the 45-60%*

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    The new BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive.
    The BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive takes two-wheeled travel to a whole new level thanks to a 118 kW (160 hp) in-line six-cylinder engine that melds superlative power with...More

    Visionary authority version of the C evolution launched at Milipol 2013
    BMW Motorrad is the most experienced manufacturer of police motorcycles in the world, with its ?authority? machines on duty in more than 150 countries. The Milipol exhibition in Paris is the most important show in this field and...More

    Exhilarating final of the BMW S 1000 RR cup at Jerez
    As is tradition, the famous circuit of Jerez, otherwise known as the ?Cathedral? of motorcycle racing, hosted the final of the Spanish Easyrace S 1000 RR cup, attracting a grid full of riders to contest the second consecutive year of this...More

    25th anniversary of the K 1
    In the autumn of 1988 the doors of the IFMA major international motorcycle exhibition in Cologne opened and there on the BMW stand was the stunning K 1. In red and yellow graphics, with matching wheels and drive train...More

    Cage World SRT Unveils Limited Edition Anodized Carbon Viper GTS: 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show Jaguar prices F-Type coupe starting at $65,895
    Jaguar priced the base F-Type coupe at $65,895, including shipping -- $4,000 less than the convertible that went on sale in May. Tokyo: Toyota FV2 Concept is a single-seat mood ring for the road
    Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota, Design/Style Of all the vehicles Toyota brought to the Tokyo Motor Show, the FV2 might be the most creative. The minimalist single-seat concept is a glimpse at Toyota's*

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    Bemmer moto[thing we are not to talk about on the forum] from Timothy Tang Illustrations Trade pact would make the internet more expensive
    Last week Michael Froman, a US trade representative, took his son touring around the Paramount lot in Hollywood to visit a sound mixing stage, watch a movie and pose for happy snaps with company executives

    TED: Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins: Meet the robots for humanity - Henry Evans
    Paralyzed by a stroke, Henry Evans uses a telepresence robot to take the stage -- and show how new robotics, tweaked and personalized* Self-driving cars and autonomous robots: where to now?
    There isn?t a radio-control handset in sight as a nimble robot briskly weaves itself in and out of the confined tunnels of an underground mine. Powered by ultra-intelligent sensors, the robot intuitively moves and reacts to the changing*

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    SBK Laverty Makes Voltcom Crescent Suzuki Debut
    Voltcom Crescent Suzuki's Eugene Laverty will make his first appearance in Suzuki colours when he heads to the NEC in Birmingham, England on Saturday November 23rd. Silverstone drops WSBK round
    SILVERSTONE*will not*host a World Superbike round in 2014,*the circuit has announced.Since 2011 there have been two UK WSBK rounds, at*Donington Park and Silverstone.In that time, attendance*of the Silverstone round has*

    MotoGP Husqvarna Motorcycles enter 2014 Moto3 World Championship
    Husqvarna Motorcycles is pleased to announce their participation in the 2014 Moto3 World Championship, which starts in Doha, Qatar on March 23. The official team will be named Red Bull Husqvarna Factory Racing and directe Husqvarna To Race Rebadged KTM In Moto3 With Kent And Ajo
    A day after the provisional entry lists for the Grand Prix classes were released by the FIM, and there's one change already. Today, Husqvarna announced that they would be joining the Moto3 world championship, and fielding a*

    Formula One

    2013 Brazilian Grand Prix
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    DRIVERS ? Charles PIC (Caterham), Max CHILTON (Marussia), Giedo VAN DER
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    Circuit Data Bernie Ecclestone earmarks Red Bull's Christian Horner as his 'ideal' replacement at the top of Formula One
    Formula One: chief executive says he 'would be happy' if Red Bull principal Christian Horner followed him as the sport's supremo. Massa prepares for emotional Ferrari farewell
    Felipe Massa is preparing to race for Ferrari for the 139th and final time this weekend at his home race in Brazil (live on NBC from 11am), and he has spoken about his best and worst memories with the team today in Sao Paulo Alonso: 'Hulkenberg one of the best drivers'
    Fernando Alonso has come out in support of Nico Hulkenberg, claiming the German is amongst one of the best drivers on the current grid. Hulkenberg looks set to lose out on a top seat once again - amidst rumours the* Mark Webber bows out of Formula 1
    This Sunday in Brazil, Mark Webber bows out of F1, after a 12 year career featuring 215 Grands Prix starts and nine wins. He?d dearly love to make it ten, with a third victory at Interlagos, but F1 is an unsentimental business and* The 10 most beautiful Ferrari Formula 1 racers

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    IOMTT Press Release: The Manx Motor Cycle Club, organizers of the Manx Grand Prix, have announced the 2014 Race schedule for the event, which will be the 91st year since the race meeting's inception in 1923. The races form* Spies cracks the door on a return Biaggi to return to Aprila WSBK in 2014?

    Cage and... TUDOR Testing Ends With DeltaWing On Top At Daytona
    The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship?s November preseason testing seession concluded Wednesday at Daytona International Speedway, with six GTLM and 19 GTD teams taking laps in preparation for the season-opening*

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    If personal experience is anything to go by, Europeans love their scooters. One seems to zoom past every few seconds where I live, and a good many of those are three-wheelers from the likes of Peugeot and Piaggio. Yamaha is* Suzuki's Recursion ? a Buell by any other name
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    BMW launches new holiday gift ideas.
    Woodcliff Lake, N.J. ? November 21, 2013 . . . Just in time for the holidays new BMW lifestyle items have arrived, including apparel, accessories, shoes and many other stylish gift ideas. Impressing with superior functionality, high-tech...More

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    [url=[/url] Bridgestone's pedal-electric trike looks sharp, and might reach production
    When you think of Bridgestone, you probably think of tires. The fact is, though, the company also makes bicycles, golf equipment, and has tried its hand at motorcycles. Bridgestone designer Shungo Fujita decided to combine all

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    SBK Leonov eager to try the MV Agusta F3
    Vladimir Leonov has endured a challenging second year in the Supersport World Championship, due to a knee injury suffered in the opening round of 2013 at Phillip Island. The 26 year old from Moscow chose to avoid every*

    MotoGP Interviewed At The Sachsenring: Jeremy Burgess Speaks About Ducati, And Rossi's Return To The Yamaha
    Following Valentino Rossi's shocking decision to part ways with his long-term crew chief Jeremy Burgess, there has been much speculation about Rossi's reason for the split. Mick Fialkowski spoke to the experienced Australian*

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    Transcript of the Friday press conference organised by the FIA.

    TEAM REPRESENTATIVES ? Eric BOULLIER (Lotus), Stefano DOMENICALI (Ferrari), Ross BRAWN (Mercedes), John BOOTH (Marussia), Cyril ABITEBOUL (Caterham)

    Session Classifications Friday analysis - rain could help Rosberg topple Vettel
    Rain in both Friday sessions at Interlagos interrupted everyone's habitual set-up and dry tyre evaluation runs, but also hampered the intended running on Pirelli's prototype 2014 tyres. Each team had two sets per driver, but very few Friday practice - selected team and driver quotes
    Mercedes' Nico Rosberg on his table-topping performances in FP1 and FP2; Red Bull's Mark Webber on his final Friday of F1 action; Toro Rosso rookie Daniil Kvyat on his Christian Horner rejects Bernie Ecclestone in order to stay at Red Bull 'for foreseeable future'
    Christian Horner says he is staying with Red Bull "for the foreseeable future" after Bernie Ecclestone named him as his favoured successor.

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    MC 2013 FIM eRoadRacing World Cup Finale Cancelled
    Did you enjoy all our*FIM eRoadRacing World Cup coverage this year? No, you didn?t miss our postings, because we didn?t mention any of the rounds on A&R. You see, it is hard to get excited about the newly minted*eRoadRacin

    On the Street Discuss: There IS a conspiracy to end motorcycling
    INFAMY! infamy! They?ve got it in for me! So cried Frankie Howard in the TV comedy Up Pompeii and so think many bikers who see themselves as* Kawasaki Supercharged Inline Four at Tokyo
    Kawasaki reveals a supercharged Inline Four engine at the Tokyo Motor Show. MV Agusta Will Debut Two More Motorcycles in 2014
    MV Agusta had only a single new model to show at the 2013 EICMA show, its new sport-touring machine, the MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800. An important brand extension for the* Ducati North America launches eBay gear store
    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Ducati North America has launched an eBay store that fulfills genuine Ducati apparel and accessories through its certified retail partners, with the help of Shopatron. As one of Shopatron?s launch partners* How not to panic brake
    BOSCH'S*recently launched Motorcycle Stability Control system can stop you losing the front in corners. Unfortunately, this bloke*doesn't have it on his CBR250R.You've probably seen a video or two of crashes on this corner of* Top 10 most expensive production bikes
    THE term ?expensive? is so elastic that it?s hard to pin down exactly when anything crosses the line and becomes worthy of the term.An M&S smoked salmon sarnie might be expensive to some, while simply strolling around* Gear: Icon Variant Construct Helmet Review
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    Rolls-Royce Artistry: Bespoke Design And Bespoke Conversation In Beverly Hills At The Variety Studio
    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the world?s premiere super-luxury goods manufacturer, arrived in Los Angeles this week for the Variety Studio, the latest awards-season installment of annual video series from...More

    Cage World Fisker files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as part of sale to investor group
    Fisker Automotive, the dormant California-based maker of hybrid-electric sports cars, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Friday* Bridgestone's Futuristic Airless-Tires Are Almost Ready For Your Car
    Bridgestone continues to taunt us with its wonderful airless tires that promise enhanced durability, minimal maintenance, and the ability to never go flat. Previously, the tiremaker was only demonstrating smaller versions of the*

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    TED: Peter Doolittle: How your "working memory" makes sense of the world - Peter Doolittle
    "Life comes at us very quickly, and what we need to do is take that amorphous flow of experience and* Doctor Who memorabilia set to hit the auction block
    With the 50th anniversary of the "timeless" TV series Doctor Who taking place this weekend, Bonhams auction house in the UK has announced its upcoming sale of memorabilia from all five decades of the program. Zee.Aero's flying car concept would fit in a standard parking space
    Zee.Aero, a small company located near the GooglePlex, home to Google, is working on a flying car concept that can take off and land vertically using a plethora of small electric motors turning four-bladed propellers

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    SBK MV Agusta Reparto Corse ? Yakhnich Motorsport riders unveiled
    MV Agusta Reparto Corse - Yakhnich Motorsport has announced the riders' line-up for 2014. Vladimir Leonov has been confirmed after two years in World Supersport with Team Yakhnich. Foret to race Kawasaki in Superbike Evo class?
    It looks likely he will make a return to the big class Superbike Solution: Tom Sykes and Marcel Duinker?s Winning Formula How Tom Sykes and his crew chief, Marcel Duinker, turned Kawasaki?s ZX-10R into a world-championship winner.
    I was eager to attend Round 12 of the Superbike World Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca last fall because there would be an opportunity to meet Marcel Duinker, race engineer for Tom Sykes.

    MotoGP Doing more with less fuel: It's fun for HRC First Look: 2014 Honda RCV1000R ? Production MotoGP Racer
    TweetThe Honda RCV1000R has been designed for MotoGP?s new 2014 rules that will allow non-factory teams to run bikes to slightly different specification than the works teams.

    Formula One Q&A with Red Bull's Adrian Newey
    Whilst there's endless debate about who can be considered the best driver of Formula One's current generation, few would dispute that Adrian Newey is the greatest* F1: Five ways to revitalise Formula One following a fourth straight title for Sebastian Vettel
    1) Introduce a budget capRed Bull, for whom Sebastian Vettel cruised to the title with three races to spare, and the other top teams spend close to $300m annually on creating cars. The back-of-the-field teams spend $100m t David Coulthard: Six questions for 2014 grand prix season
    BBC pundit David Coulthard considers what effect the new regulations will have on next year's F1 racing

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    MC 2014 Dakar Rally route released
    Dakar Rally Route for 2014 * * * * * * * * PERU*is no longer part of the Dakar Rally route as of 2014 and has been replaced by Bolivia to form marathon stages for motorcycle competitors on the Salar de Uyuni - the world's largest salt*

    On the Street Energica. The First High-Performance Italian 100% Electric Superbike.
    A ?Green Dream? on 2 wheels, this electric bike built in Modena (the Italian Motor Valley), Energica is promoted as a machine with Superbike feelings offering thrill without compromising nature and the environment. U.S. manufacturing group plans to revive Benelli Motor Sports brand
    SIKESTON, Mo. ? An American manufacturing group is planning to bring new life to the long-dormant Benelli brand with an ATV and* Want To Build A Caf? Racer?
    It?s never a bad idea to start reading advice from those in the know. Written by well-known motorcycle and automotive author Doug Mitchel, How to Build a Caf? Racer starts with a history lesson British caf racer unveiled
    THIS single-cylinder caf? racer is one of the new bikes to be unveiled at this week?s NEC motorcycle show.The HMC (Herald Motor Company) Super Classic is a concept but we can expect a production version U.S. Motorcycle Thefts ? The Latest Report Results
    TweetAccording to the latest report issued by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, more than 46,000 motorcycles in the U.S. were reported stole in 2012 with more than 20% of those being Hondas. Here are the findings

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    RECALLs ?hlins extends recall of BMW steering damper kits
    HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. - ?hlins Racing AB has extended a June recall of BMW steering damper kits, saying more models are affected than initially thought. The company ?discovered that the safety issue of the possibility of*

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    Touring all inclusive: The K 1600 GTL Exclusive.
    When dynamic performance meets luxury, the result is always exclusive and sensational. BMW Motorrad presents the K 1600 GTL Exclusive -- a high-class touring bike that takes technology and visual styling to the extreme. This GTL makes all 6-cylinder dreams come true.*

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    FWIW Ten Ways To Make Racing Video Games More Realistic
    Racing games are not simulators in the same way Top Gear isn't exactly Motorweek. They're all about entertainment. But in case you want your next game to be a bit closer to reality, these ten things should be changed. "World's first" smartphone-controlled SmartPlane takes off
    Parrot's AR Drone quadcopter has been strutting its smartphone-controlled stuff for a few years now, but fixed wing remote controlled aircraft have been a little thinner on the ground ? and in the air.* DARPA Robotics Challenge trials to be held December 20-21
    The goal of DARPA's multi-year Robotics Challenge is to develop robots capable of reducing the danger of rescue and relief to victims and first responders alike. Why some kids can?t spell and why spelling tests won?t help
    A couple of years ago, early one morning, I received an SMS advising ?resadents to stay indoors because of a nearby insadent?. I was shocked by the spelling, as much as the message.

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    SBK Testing Round Up: Laverty Rides The Suzuki, Honda's Moto3 Bike Surfaces, Forward Head To Jerez
    It's been a busy time for motorcycle racing in the south of Spain. With the winter test ban about to commence, and now in force for both MotoGP and World Superbikes, the teams are heading south to get some development Iddon tests Evo-spec Kawasaki World Superbike
    The Stockport lad was riding around the Jerez track Lowes on the pace at Jerez WSBK test
    Quicker than Melandri, Haslam and Rea...
    Then... Sam Lowes breaks collarbone in test crash WSBK: Kawasaki Wraps Up 2013 Winter Test Schedule
    Kawasaki Racing Team Press Release: Kawasaki Racing Team riders Tom Sykes and Loris Baz completed a three day test at Jerez in Spain with highly positive results to take into the mandatory winter test ban period, which starts

    MotoGP Tickets for 2014 Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas on sale Thursday, Dec. 5 Rossi sets deadline for retirement decision
    He will make the call at Mugello
    And... Rossi To Decide Future After First Six Races Of 2014
    Valentino Rossi has acknowledged he is one step closer to retirement. In an interview to be broadcast Italian TV channel Mediaset, the Italian said that the early tests and the first six races of 2014 would be crucial to the future of his... Lorenzo: "It?s an honour to share the garage with Rossi"
    Jorge Lorenzo attended a promotional event organised by one of his sponsors in Barcelona on Tuesday and participated in a special press conference in which he faced questions from a very young audience Predicting Marquez: Follow The Path of Freddie MotoGP rider falls report and analysis during 2013 season

    Formula One Mercedes set to confirm Brawn's departure
    Mercedes will announce on Thursday that team principal Ross Brawn will leave the outfit at the end of the year, despite attempts to retain his services until at least 2015. The 59-year-old has been at the helm of the Mercedes McLaren: Red Bull could falter like we did
    McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh says his team?s struggles this year show how easily Red Bull?s dominance of Formula One could come to an end. Ferrari expect strong changes to FIA
    Ferrari say they expect "strong changes" at F1's governing body after criticising several recent decisions made by the FIA. Ecclestone, Horner and the future of F1
    ?Christian would be ideal,? Ecclestone told reporters in Interlagos, when speaking of his successor as CEO of the Formula 1 Group

    On the Street Puig BMW R1200GS Touring Screen
    Puig Racing Screens Press Release: Puig Touring Screens are made of 3mm thick high impact acrylic, a very strong & durable material and feature a model specific precision fit. The BMW R1200GS Touring Screen is 4.3? higher Retrofitting Urals for Disabled Riders
    TweetMany people are forced to give up the things they love because of disabilities. But if one Newburg, Oregon restoration specialist has his way, soon disabled riders will be able to wheel their personal mobility device right How To Clean Leather Motorcycle Boots
    TweetIf you own a nice pair of leather riding boots you?re going to want to take care of them. Without proper care leather motorcycle boots can dry out, become stiff, uncomfortable and eventually fall apart. Below are step-by-step Joe Rocket Speedmaster 3.0 Boots | SR Tested
    Joe Rocket Speedmaster 3.0 Boots | SR TestedA total ground-up redesign of the original Speedmaster bootA total ?€œground-up redesign?€? of the original Speedmaster boot has resulted in the new Speedmaster 3.0 boot from Joe Shoei GT-Air Helmet | SR Tested
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    TweetI don?t own a car anymore. A few years ago, I made the decision to become a year-round, all-weather motorcyclist. Mentioning this inevitably surprises most people and instigates a few questions on how I go grocery 2014 Moto Morini Rebello 1200 ? First Look Italian motorcycle manufacturer has big plans for the future.
    Moto Morini was not at EICMA this year, so most show goers assumed the ?other? Bolognese motorcycle manufacturer, acquired at auction in 2011 by Ruggero Massimo Jannuzzelli and Sandro Capotosti, More motorcyclists cited as cause of danger
    A 'dangerous' sight to some drivers INSURANCE company Zurich has carried out one of those surveys that insurers are so fond of whenever they?re looking to gain column inches. This time they asked drivers about the How To Improve Your Motorcycle Riding Skills During The Off-Season
    TweetLocked your bike away for the winter? You needn?t lose all the speed you earned this year over the off-season. With just a little effort Fast Company Draggin? Jacket
    Fast Company Press Release: Fast Company, home of Draggin?? Jeans, proudly announces the newest evolution of our Draggin?? Jacket. This updated jacket was designed and tested at our headquarters in Hickory, NC

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    Weather is a bitch, as evidenced by the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile crashing into a ditch. And it crashed into the same ditch it crashed into five years ago and the same picture was taken. Talk about irony!

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    BMW Canada Announces Partnership with Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton.
    Partnership also makes BMW Canada Official Helmet provider of Canada?s Bobsleigh Team. ...More

    Jeff Koons? BMW Art Car celebrates North American premiere. BMW is a partner of Art Basel in Miami Beach 2013.
    Miami/Munich. The BMW Art Car by Jeff Koons will celebrate its North American premiere and will be exhibited in a pavilion in the Botanical Garden next to the fair. American artist Jeff Koons created the 17th car of BMW?s Art...More

    Avoiding accidents, optimum protection, summoning help quickly: The integral safety concept of the BMW i3. The BMW Group?s first series production electric car earns top ratings for occupant protection and child protection in Euro NCAP crash testing.
    Munich. The BMW i3 achieved the highest rating of five stars in the Euro NCAP crash tests governing occupant protection and child protection that coincided with its market launch...More

    Cage World Report: 3D-printed Urbee 2 ready to cross US on 10 gallons of fuel
    Filed under: Ethanol, Green Culture, Hybrid Two brothers are trying to get their lightweight, 3D-printed car all the way across the country using about the same amount of gas that it takes to get a Hummer across Los Angeles*

    VIDEO Automotive Artist James Caldwell - Jay Leno's Garage Exclusive: Cadillac ELR vs. BMW i3
    Filed under: Hybrid, AutoblogGreen Exclusive, At Witz End, First Drive A day before the Los Angeles Auto Show press days, I enjoyed the rare opportunity to drive both the Cadillac ELR luxury EREV and the futuristic BMW i3 EV Top 10 concept cars and special editions of the 2013 LA Auto Show
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    The entire Pit Crew will be gathering for a long weekend of feasting and fun. I will back to recover next week. Encryption ethics: are email providers responsible for privacy?
    Ex-National Security Agency (NSA) employee Edward Snowden?s various leaks ? the most recent being a slide showing that the NSA infected 50,000 of computer networks with remote-controlled spyware ? confirm that state

    VIDEO Designers take a creative approach to holiday food drives

    TED: David Steindl-Rast: Want to be happy? Be grateful - David Steindl-Rast
    The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith

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    The Mouse on the Mayflower is a 1968 animated Thanksgiving television special created by Rankin/Bass. It debuted on NBC on November 23, 1968. The special is about a mouse named Willum, who is discovered on the Mayflower. Tennessee Ernie Ford voices Willum and narrates.

    VIDEO 1937 The Shadow Strikes (Rod La Rocque, Agnes Anderson, James Blakeley)
    Lamont Cranston assumes his secret identity as "The Shadow", to break up an attempted robbery at an attorney's office. When the police search the scene, Cranston must assume the identity of the attorney. Before he can leave, a phone call summons the attorney to the home of Delthern, a wealthy client, who wants a new will drawn up. As Cranston meets with him, Delthern is suddenly shot, and Cranston is quickly caught up in a new mystery.

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    SBK Provisional 2014 Wsb Calendar Announced
    The FIM (Fdration Internationale de Motocyclisme) has announced the provisional Superbike World Championship calendar for 2014. Laverty debuts for Voltcom Crescent Suzuki at Jerez
    Crescent Suzuki has ended 2013 with a comprehensive four-day test with new signing Eugene Laverty, which the new Voltcom-backed team believes will be critical in building a concerted attack on next year's eni FIM Superbike*

    The story persists. 2014 SBK Troy Corser in EVO with its team
    However, reports ?... the much rumoured 'Down Under Motorsport' operation, helmed by former champion Troy Corser, appears to have been shelved until 2015 after failing to secure enough funds, while a prospective all-German BMW team including Max Neukirchner and IDM Champion Markus Reiterberger is also reported to have become stillborn.? Sykes and Baz well on the pace at Jerez
    Kawasaki Racing Team riders Tom Sykes and Loris Baz completed a three day test at Jerez in Spain with highly positive results to take into the mandatory winter test ban period, which starts soon. In the last test of 2013 World* Final testing for the Aprilia Racing Team before the winter break Pata Honda concludes 2013 programme Jerez World Superbike Test Press Releases
    Press releases from some of the World Superbike teams after the test at Jerez: Year:* 2014 read more STM: Will WSBK EVO Be Any Good?
    Our man Melling experiences another oracular vision on the future of world championship road racing ? this time the World Superbike series and its planned EVO rules.

    MotoGP LCR aims for two MotoGP bikes by 2015
    Honda satellite squad LCR is planning to expand to a two-bike MotoGP attack from 2015 Suzuki Motogp 2013 Testing Video
    Team Suzuki Racing has just published a new behind the scenes and on-track action video from the Suzuki MotoGP Team's 2013 testing* West stripped of Moto2 results
    Former Kawasaki MotoGP rider Anthony West has had his Moto2 results from the past 18 months annulled following a court decision regarding a doping test failure in May 2012.

    Formula One Webber unveils troubled relationship with Red Bull
    Mark Webber has commented on the situation within Red Bull Racing before he left the team, unveiling that he drifted away from Christian Horner and that his relationship with Sebastian Vettel was very difficult. Ross Brawn bows to the inevitable and steps down from Mercedes F1 team
    The most anticipated story of 2013 has finally reached its endgame: Ross Brawn will leave the Mercedes F1 team on December 31st, it was* F1: Pastor Maldonado replaces Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus
    Pastor Maldonado has been handed the opportunity to prove he is as good as he thinks he is after signing a deal to race for Lotus in 2014. New Jersey?s 2014 fate to be decided next week
    The organizers of the proposed Grand Prix of America in New Jersey will learn of the event?s fate next week when the World Motor Sport Council meets to finalize the calendar for the 2014 Formula One season. Pirelli to conduct December test with 2013 cars
    Pirelli will get the opportunity to test its 2014 tyres on current-spec cars after the FIA agreed it would be beneficial for the sport, considering their last attempt during Brazil's free practice was rained off. VIDEO Graham Hill onboard around Monaco 1970

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    MC Former World Championship Grand Prix race winner Doriano Romboni passed away on Saturday afternoon at the Santa Maria Goretti hospital in Latina, Italy, after suffering an accident at the Sic Supermoto Day. Doping - CAS decision regarding Anthony West
    Decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the case of rider Anthony West The FIM has taken note of the Award handed down on 22 November 2013 by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in the case of rider Anthony West,* A tough start?
    More than a week after the first round, that took place in the Echo Arena in Liverpool (United Kingdom), of the Maxxis FIM SuperEnduro World Championship, let's have a quick look to a day rich in emotions?

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    Zero Motorcycles has quite the lineup of plated plug-ins, everything from the S-model standard, to the* Harley-Davidson. Exporting Freedom.
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    I'M in Majorca at the launch of BMW's new S1000R, a naked version of the firm's class-leading S1000RR superbike using the same 999cc inline-four engine. I'll bring you a full first-ride review soon. In*the meantime, here's some* New Hesketh 24 revealed
    This is the first new model from British firm Hesketh Motorcycles, which will be available in a limited run of 24 examples when it goes on sale in February 2014. The brand was recently bought by Paul Sleeman Gear for the Year: Aerostich Darien Light jacket and pants
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    Supreme sporty flair in M style: BMW M Performance parts for the BMW 2 Series Coup?.
    The market launch of the BMW 2 Series Coup? clinches pole position in the premium compact segment. The figure 2 in the model designation stands for supreme sporty flair while the letter M refers to the attractive features available...More

    Sports Activity Vehicle with an athletic appearance: BMW M Performance parts for the new BMW X5.
    As of March 2014 a large selection of BMW M Performance parts will be available for all model variants of the Sports Activity Vehicle, giving the new BMW X5 an even more athletic look as it lines up at the start....More

    C 650 GT and C 600 Sport special editions coming to a city near you
    There are two BMW maxi-scooters with even more to offer in 2014, as the C 650 GT and C 600 Sport special edition models will allow you...More

    Conquering the stage with the S 1000 R
    For motorcycling fans worldwide, the BMW S 1000 R dynamic roadster has been the brightest new star to appear in 2013. High on performance, usability and fun, its core values are neatly encompassed in a new ?Conquer the...More

    BMW GS Safari ? high on Aussie adventure
    Australia is blessed with an amazing variety of terrain. From remote deserts, soaring rainforests and alpine regions, the land of wonder ?down under? has it all. It is a country tailor-made for GS motorcycles and their owners, 250 of...More

    1993: goodbye ?Airheads?, hello ?Oilheads?
    1993 was the 70th anniversary of BMW motorcycle production. It was also the year that marked the end of the /5 derived series of air-cooled Boxer-twins. Although R 100 production remained in place until 1996, the new Type R259...More

    20th anniversary of the original ?Funduro?
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    Conquering the stage with the S 1000 R
    For motorcycling fans worldwide, the BMW S 1000 R dynamic roadster has been the brightest new star to appear in 2013. High on performance, usability and fun, its core values are neatly encompassed in a new ?Conquer the...More

    Cage World The Bentley Barnato Roadster is a concept designed by Ben Knapp Voith It is a modern interpretation of what the Bentley Boys (elite and adventurous British gentlemen racers who drove Bentley sports cars in the 1920s) would drive today. Ben?s tribute was inspired by Bentley?s early cars but also the gracious curves of the R-Type Continental. Report: South Korean engineers find graphene electrodes can recharge in 16 seconds
    Filed under: Emerging Technologies, Asia Yes, one day, you too may be able to fully recharge* Here is the official sketch of next year's*BMW*M235i Racing Car. In 2014, privateer*BMW*teams and drivers will have the opportunity to line up at events with the new*BMW*M235i Racing. With a price of 59,500.00 Euros (excl. VAT) and impressive

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    SBK South Africa on WSBK provisional Calendar for 2014
    South African motorcycle racing fans are in for a special treat next year when WSBK should return to South Africa after a break of three years. South Africa appears on the provisional calendar for the 2014 eni FIM World Superbike* Giugliano enters testing ban in confident mood
    New signing for Ducati Racing Team Davide Giugliano had a successful test - the third of the post-season - last week at Jerez, that gave him further confidence for 2014. The 24 year old Italian, who tried the 1199 Panigale for

    MotoGP Marc Marquez Has Nose Surgery To Improve Breathing
    Marc Marquez has been back briefly to the operating theater today, where he has undergone surgery to improve his breathing. The reigning world champion was admitted to the Dexeus hospital in Barcelona, where he had* Yamaha 'must improve every area'
    Yamaha must "improve every area" in order to match MotoGP rivals Honda in 2014, according to the Yamaha Motor Racing's managing director Lin Jarvis. Motorcycling - Camier in line for Ioda*MotoGP*seat. Former British Superbike Champion Leon Camier is assessing an option to join*MotoGP*with the Ioda team as well as two further opportunities to remain in the World Superbike Championship next season. New Role For Alberto Puig: No Longer Pedrosa's Manager, Now Honda's Talent Spotter
    Alberto Puig is to take on a new role inside Honda. Brought into HRC as advisor to Dani Pedrosa, the former 500cc race winner is to focus his efforts more on talent development for Honda, starting with the Asia Talent Cup. Puig* Bridgestone wants varied strategies
    Bridgestone is aiming to promote a wider variety of MotoGP race strategies in 2014 by developing more closely-matched rear tyre compounds. A Post-season Catch-up: Paulo Ciabatti
    In the latest Post-season Catch-up, we hear from Ducati Team?s Paulo Ciabatti. The MotoGP Project Director discusses the change of direction within the Italian squad as well as Cal Crutchlow joining Andrea Dovizioso* Bridgestone Press Release: Hiroshi Yamada Reviews The Highs And Lows Of The 2013 MotoGP Season
    With the racing season done, Bridgestone issued a press release looking back over the 2013 MotoGP season with Bridgestone's Motorsport Manager Hiroshi Yamada. The review covers the high points and the low points of*

    Formula One Insight: Hamilton and Rosberg?s head-to-head at Mercedes
    Following on from last season?s very popular analysis of the head-to-head records of team mate pairings here?s the analysis of Lewis Ecclestone says Alonso wanted to leave Ferrari
    Bernie Ecclestone says he's been disappointed to see Fernando Alonso give up "a little" during the 2013 season after the Spaniard was once again resigned to finishing second behind Sebastian Vettel. The 82-year-old says*

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    Ross Brawn is to wait until the summer before deciding whether to return to Formula One. All aboard the 'power train' - 2014 rules explained
    BBC F1's technical analyst Gary Anderson explains the 2014 regulation changes and how they could spice up the on-track action Force India confirm Hulkenberg return in 2014
    Nico Hulkenberg will leave Sauber and return to Force India for the 2014 season, it was confirmed on Tuesday. The 26-year-old German, who scored 63 points for the* FIA confirms revised calendar for 2014
    Formula One racing's governing body, the FIA, has published a revised calendar for the 2014 world championship following a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in* Formula One: New Jersey race removed from 2014 calendar
    Races in New Jersey, Mexico and South Korea have been dropped from Formula One?s official 2014 calendar, with the season remaining at 19 races instead of a record 22.

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    Honda launches fresh assault on Endurance World Championship launches fresh assault on Endurance World* Miller Motorsports Park To Sell Assets of Yamaha Champion's School With At Track "Garage Sale" VP Goes to Extremes with New Unleaded Race Fuel Blends
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    The pair hope to restore the Leicestershire track AMA Restructures Road Racing Series for 2015
    AMA Pro Road Racing has announced its future plans regarding class structure and rules that will take effect during the 2015 AMA Pro Road Racing Season.

    Cage and... 10-race schedule confirmed for inaugural Formula E season
    The all-electric FIA Formula E championship has announced a 10-race schedule for its inaugural 2014-2015 season that will start September 13, 2014 in Beijing. As expected, two North American races are part of the docket.*

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    The first of the new BMW R nineT motorcycles rolled off its assembly line today, a fact that is only newsworthy because so many motorcycle publications are struggling for content in these coming winter doldrums. It* First Look: Hesketh 24 ? New Superbike Commemorates James Hunt F1 Victory
    TweetAfter an absence of almost 30 years, Hesketh motorcycles has just announced that it will launch a new* Harley-Davidson Breakout vs. Victory Jackpot vs. Star Raider ? Comparison Test A case study in cool.
    The Wild One may have brought fame to Hollister, California, but it was the biker flick The Wild Angels that put Mecca on the map. You?ve heard of it, right? Dusty agricultural town in Southern California? Lots of taco stands and* First ride BMW S1000R review
    Call that a wheelie? The bike another journalist crashed BMW?S S1000R*was one of the worst kept new bike secrets of the year. Everyone knew the firm was working on a stripped-down version of its class-leading superbike, the* World Premiere: Voxan presents the most powerful electric motorcycle In the world
    PARIS, FRANCE ? December 2, 2013 ? (Motor Sports Newswire) ? WATTMAN, unveiled as a world premiere at the Paris Motorcycle Show, positions revived French brand VOXAN at the cutting edge of 100% electric* 2013 Honda CB500X Long-Term Update ? Month 4
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    Seeing a Daytona-inspired 250cc sport bike concept at the 2013 EICMA show, it hasn?t been a considerable amount of time since we last heard about Triumph?s plans to bring a quarter-liter motorcycle to market. Set to be built at* Prince William at Motorcycle Live 2013
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    NHTSA and BMW ( 13V526000 ) 2012 K1600GT and GTL
    Dated: OCT 24, 2013 BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012 K1600 GT and K1600 GTL motorcycles. In certain riding conditions, an incorrect throttle valve control signal may be received by th...

    The Commute Alaska is referred to as America's last frontier and in summer, thousands of motorcyclists flock there to experience the spectacular scenery and the endless miles of winding roads. Although, most of the bikes heading up there are touring, cruising and enduro bikes. It now looks like the caf? racer scene is starting to take off ? one bike at a time. Alaskan local ErikChristensen and his friends have started the Northern Caf? Racers.*"Our caf? posse is four deep"*says Erik.*"We are just a few guys with everyday lives, building caf?*bikes in our garages in anticipation of the incredible Alaskan riding season." This*stunning BMW R90/6 isn?t just the first bike we have featured from Alaska, but it might just be the first caf? racer built in Alaska.

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    Dhoom:3 - Bollywood meets BMW Motorrad
    Take the most successful Bollywood actor and combine him with the fastest BMW motorcycles. The result is an action-packed Bollywood film that promises nail-biting chases....More

    Material girl. A portrait of Martina Starke.
    2013 saw Martina Starke appointed Head of Colour and Trim Design and Material Technology at BMW Design. As such, she is responsible for anything to do with colours and materials pertaining to the exterior and interior design...More

    Rolls-Royce Seeks New Apprentices To Join British Luxury Success Story
    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that the company is seeking candidates for its Apprenticeship Programme. The successful applicants will join the programme in August 2014, working alongside skilled craftspeople in...More

    Personnel changes within the BMW Group
    Stefanie Wurst to be new Marketing Manager BMW Germany, Johannes Seibert becomes Managing Director of BMW Group Middle East...More

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    BMW Group U.S. Reports November 2013 Sales
    Woodcliff Lake, NJ ? December 3, 2013? Year-to-date, the BMW Group U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) is up 9.2 percent on sales of 331,801 in the first eleven months of 2013 compared to 303,728 in the same period in 2012. In...More

    BMW Group Canada reports November 2013 sales results.
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    Cage World Report: Is the BMW i8 actually already sold out?
    Filed under: Car Buying, Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, BMW The other day we brought you a report from Reuters, which quoted BMW's global sales chief Ian Robertson as saying that the Bavarian automaker had already sold out the* Report: Panoz and DeltaWing suing Nissan over BladeGlider concept
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    FWIW Self-contained powered Copenhagen Wheel hits the market ? at last
    Back in 2009, MIT's SENSEable City team unveiled its Copenhagen Wheel prototype. In a nutshell, it's a self-contained electrically-powered rear bicycle wheel that can be installed on any regular bike, instantly turning it into an e-

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    TED: Toby Eccles: Invest in social change - Toby Eccles
    Here's a stat worth knowing: In the UK, 63% of men who finish short-term prison sentences are back inside within a year for another crime. Helping them stay outside*

    [url]TED: Sally Kohn: Let?s try emotional correctness - Sally Kohn
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    It's time for liberals and conservatives to transcend their political differences and really listen to each other, says political pundit* The Golden Mean: a great discovery or natural phenomenon?
    What do the fa?ades of the National Gallery in London?s Trafalgar Square and the Sydney Opera House in Australia have in common? Most people would suggest the two buildings have few similarities ? the former is symmetrical*

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    SBK Aaron Yates and Geoff May to Race in WSBK with EBR
    In October when Erik Buell Racing announced that it would be making the move into the World Superbike Championship, the American sport bike company wasn?t saying much* Another award for WSBK Champion Tom Sykes
    Tom Sykes got a warm, standing ovation yesterday at the "Caschi d'Oro", the annual awards ceremony organised by Italian weekly magazine Motosprint. During the event, which took place last night at the Ebe Strignani theatre i Two WSBK teams vanish
    Alstare and Red Devils disappear from the 2014 grid.


    Formula One Pursuing uniformity
    Consistency of decisions remains a key element for Formula One stewards. Formula One: Formula One axe three Grand prixs
    GRANDSprix at New Jersey, Mexico and South Korea have been omitted from the 2014 calendar .* Ferrari have power to veto Ecclestone successor
    Bernie Ecclestone recently stated that he would like to see Red Bull team principal Christian Horner take over his position at Formula One Management. Honda fear they could be behind by missing 2014
    Honda have admitted that missing out on the 2014 season, when the new power unit rules make their debut, could put them on the back foot compared to rivals Renault, Mercedes and Ferrari. Whilst those three will debut their new Buemi and Da Costa form Red Bull's 2014 test line-up
    Red Bull have announced that Sebastien Buemi and Antonio Felix da Costa will make up the team's test and reserve driver line-up in 2014. For Buemi, 2014 will represent Todt re-elected president of FIA
    Former Ferrari general manager Jean Todt is re-elected unopposed as the president of motorsport's governing body, the FIA. Jean Todt takes a swipe at defeated rival David Ward after being elected as FIA president for second term
    Formula One: Frenchman accuses rival of conducting an "irresponsible attack" on FIA after being elected as president for a second term.* Formula 1*- Brawn: Mandatory pitstops wrong for F1. Outgoing Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn says mandating two pitstops per grand prix would be wrong for*Formula 1.

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    Cage and... Top 10 Classic F1 Videos Virgin signs up as ninth team for Formula E
    Virgin Racing has signed up with the new FIA Formula E Championship as the series? ninth team. Alex Tai will operate the squad as team principal and the effort has the full support and backing of Virgin founder Sir Richard*

    On the Street Voxan Builds the Wattman ? an Electric Cruiser
    Original article from: - Original article from: - Except for a number of one off projects by individual builders, electric Saietta R electric sports bike on US trade mission
    THE British firm behind a high-powered electric sports bike is on a trade mission to the US seeking investment in its creation.Agility Global is one of 16 British companies selected to be part of the week-long 'Clean and Cool* Saietta R electric performance bike heading for US shores in 2014
    Since 2011, the UK's Agility Motors has been promising to deliver on its highly anticipated electric motorbike. Promoted as the firm's "next generation electric urban sport motorcycle" the new 96.5 hp Saietta R, with its 3.9 second 0-60* Wayne Pierce Family Museum 50+ Motorcycle Collection To Be Auctioned In Las Vegas On January 8th, 2014
    Last year?s smashing Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction at Bally?s Hotel & Casino represented several prestigious private collections, attracted buyers from around the globe, saw a world record made for the 1939 BMW Rennsport 255* Ask Kevin: Why Rings Are The Highest-Flowing Heat Path From Piston To Cylinder Wall Tip #202 from the pages of The Total Motorcycling Manual
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    TweetOf all the products in the Aerostich catalog, its the traditional ?Roper? style gloves at which I was the most skeptical. So, offered the chance to review them, I jumped at the chance. Can these classics work in the modern* Husqvarna to show off 2014 bikes at Long Beach show
    MURRIETA, Cal. -- The new 2014 Husqvarna Motorcycles are making a public appearance this weekend, when they will be on display at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the Long Beach Convention Center in* Harley-Davidson, Inc. Declares Dividend
    MILWAUKEE, WI ? December 5, 2013 ? (Motor Sports Newswire) ? Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.21 per share for the fourth quarter of 2013.* 2013 Motorcycle Gift Guide: Boots
    Keep your favorite motorcyclist's feet safe this year with a new pair of riding boots. See Motorcycle USA's suggestions for the perfect gift in the 2013 Motorcycle Gift Guide to Boots. The Best Tires for Street-Going Sportbikes
    TweetAs much as many of us would like to get out and ride tracks and canyons all day, we have jobs to get to, and errands to run. Many who choose a sportbike as their primary motorcycle need tires with fantastic grip in both* ][/url] Lehman Trikes mechanical reverse ready for 2014 Harleys
    SPEARFISH, S.D. - One of Lehman Trikes' best-selling accessories for Harley-Davidson trikes is now available for 2014 models. The mechanical reverse is precision-engineered with aerospace materials and fits most* Getting The Knee Down
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    For years, we have been expecting great things from China?s vast motorcycle industry, by far the world?s largest (27 million machines produced in 2012, or one for every 50 Chinese citizens). We?ve gone to the shows and seen the jet Top 10 biggestcapacity motorcycles
    THE argument over whether bigger really is better is one that we?re going to leave alone for the moment ? but there?s no doubting that over the last decade or so bikes have been growing ever larger.At the turn of the millennium Tourmaster Response 2 Boots | review 2014 Ural Sidecar Lineup?Most Comprehensive Upgrade In 10 Years
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    Guaranteed Delight. Gift ideas from the BMW Lifestyle Collection.
    Giving gifts is an art, and finding the right one can be difficult. If you?re looking for that special gift, the BMW Lifestyle Collection offers lots of possibilities. For family, friends, or business partners ? and if you want to escape the chaos of...More

    Jeff Koons Presented US Debut of his BMW Art Car at Art Basel in Miami Beach.
    Miami, FL ? December 4, 2013 . . . Artist Jeff Koons and supermodel Karol?na Kurkov? presented the North American premiere of Koons? BMW Art Car, the M3 GT2 race car on December 4th, the night of the opening day of Art Basel in...More

    Extensive DTM test programme for BMW in Jerez.
    BMW Motorsport has successfully completed the final DTM test of the year. The BMW drivers covered over 5,000 kilometres at the ?Circuito de Velocidad? in Jerez de la Frontera (ES), southern Spain....More

    Lots to look forward to: the best motorcycle events of 2014
    The 2014 motorcycling season promises to be a hot one! Here's a sneak preview of which events you simply can't miss. The first one is the extravagant diva of all motorcycle events.Concorso d?Eleganza Villa d?EsteOne of the mos...More

    Rolls-Royce Wraith Honoured At Bbc Top Gear Magazine Car Of The Year Awards
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    Cage World BMW and MINI to have as many as 20 new front wheel drive models
    It was once thought of as heresy that*BMW*would be entering the market with a front-wheel-drive vehicle. Come on,*BMW*has always been a company focused on developing ?Ultimate Driving Machines,? right? Rear-wheel drive and 50:50 weight distribution*... The 2015 Ford Mustang Looks Much Better In Person
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    Combining the French press and pouring-over methods, while improving both, is the goal of a new coffee-maker being promoted by an outfit called Immerset. The device is a project by inventor Chic Kelty, and is designed both Yamaha's Lorenzo shows off his Barcelona mansion Effective, safe, and pleasant-smelling mosquito control could be on the way
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    MotoGP Aprilia boss 'confident' of Bird MotoGP collaboration
    He says the Penrith team will 'continue' into 2014

    Formula One Six teams set for Pirelli tyre testing in Bahrain Double points for season finale among 2014 changes
    Teams and drivers will score double points at next year's final Grand Prix. The move is just one of several regulation changes announced by Formula One racing's governing F1 to double points for final race Cost cap for 2015 part of new FIA regulation changes
    A meeting of the F1 Strategy Group and Formula One Commission today in Paris has yielded approval of several new regulation changes, most of which will take effect in 2014. But perhaps the biggest change of all won?t come until* Some notes on the new F1 rule changes
    The rule changes announced today by the FIA, following meetings of the new F1 Strategy Group and the F1 commission, range from the pragmatic to pure Hollywood. At the pragmatic end of the scale, the cost cap is long overdue and* Pirelli gets chance for data on ?14 tires with Bahrain test
    After an arduous 2013 season, it appears Formula One tire manufacturer Pirelli will have ample opportunity to get it right for 2014. As part of the FIA?s raft of regulation changes issued today, Pirelli was given the green light t Formula One: Formula One axe three Grand prixs
    GRANDSprix at New Jersey, Mexico and South Korea have been omitted from the 2014 calendar .* Todt supports permanent driver number proposal
    Newly re-elected FIA president Jean Todt has said that he supports the request of teams to assign permanent car numbers assigned to drivers, instead of the current system based on the championship classification WilliamWilliams strenghten aerodynamics team
    The Williams F1 Team have announced a strengthened aerodynamics line-up with appointments from both Lotus as well as Red Bull Racing. Both new members of the team will report to Jason Somerville, the current head of*

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