Adventure Touring with the KTM 990 and Yamaha Super Ténéré


This is a really good video showing 2 riders who are just regular guys enjoying  a Yamaha Super Tenere and a KTM 990.  Wes is funny about riding the Yamaha off road.  This is really worth watching the entire video….one of the better one’s out there I think because they actually show a dump and accident.  Real stuff.  Enjoy.

Both Yamaha and KTM have dominated the legendary Dakar races for decades. Wes and Grant do their best not to fly off a ridge while taking the KTM 990 Adventure and Yamaha Super Ténéré deep into the Angeles National Forest’s system of fire roads, trails and creeks. For more on motorcycles and adventure, visit http://hellforleathermagazine.com

Motorcycle vs. Car Drift Battle 2


THIS IS A VERY COOL AND FUN VIDEO TO WATCH….LIKE A WHOLE MOVIE IN 8 MINUTES AND 30 SECS.  REALLY WORTH WATCHING THE WHOLE THING … MAKE SURE HD IS ON AND WIDE SCREEN IS BEST.

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ADV-Touring Comparison – BMW 1200GS, KTM & Yamaha


You be the judge….is this a good review of the three BIG ADV bikes out there?  No Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200?  I guess we will have to wait for that review later.

 

2012 Triumph Scrambler | Preview


Really liking this bike!  Cheryl always loved the retro looks but not me.  Recently though they are growing on me and might have to take one out for a ride! Get rid of the dual seat, add a skid plate and some other Farkles and perhaps a very cool DS bike…..not expensive!
Tom Wera
12/31/2011

Wicked Web Site – Motorcycle Ergonomics Simulator


See what you look like on a bike before or after you buy one, click here

Here is a screen shot of what the page looks like, go have some fun playing around with rise of bars, seat height, bar pull back etc.  You can compare more than one bike too and customize this site to your height and inseam.  It’s a really cool web site to play with if you are into seeing what you might look like on so many different types of bikes.

TEN BEST BIKES FOR 2011


Do you agree with Cycle World’s Ten Best Bikes????????????

Ten Best Bikes 2011

Best Motorcycles of 2011

Cycle World Picks the Ten Best Motorcycles of 2011

Evolution continues, in good times or bad, whether you believe in it or not. Seems like only yesterday we were content as could be to ride along on our dinosaurs and horses, and now look at us. One trend continues in 2011: the shift in motorcycle power from Japan to Europe. Last year, five of our Top Ten came from Japan. This year, only three—and two of those were bones of contention that required significant gnawing. A weak dollar hurts bikes from Europe, but not as much as it’s hurt models manufactured in Japan. Five years ago, the spread between the sporty BMW K1200S and a Kawasaki ZX-10R was about $5K; in 2011, $151 is all that stands between the base BMW S1000RR and a new ZX-10R—and the aftermath of the earthquake that rocked Japan in March isn’t helping matters. If you’re lucky enough to ride one of these great motorcycles, count your blessings. As for us, we were lucky enough to ride all of them. And like Lou Gehrig said, we consider ourselves the luckiest people on the planet.

Best Motorcycles: July 25, 2011
Best Standard:
Kawasaki Z1000
Best Dual-Sport:
Triumph Tiger 800XC
Best Standard: Kawasaki Z1000 Best Dual-Sport: Triumph Tiger 800XC
Best Motorcycles: July 26, 2011
Best Open Streetbike:
Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Sport
Best Cruiser:
Ducati Diavel Carbon
Best Open Streetbike: Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Sport Best Cruiser: Ducati Diavel Carbon
Best Motorcycles: July 27, 2011
Best Middleweight Streetbike:
Kawasaki ZX-6R
Best Enduro Bike:
Husaberg FE570S
Best Middleweight Streetbike: Kawasaki ZX-6R Best Enduro Bike: Husaberg FE570S
Best Motorcycles: July 28, 2011
Best Motocrosser:
Suzuki RM-Z450
Best Sport-Touring Bike:
BMW K1600GT
Best Motocrosser: Suzuki RM-Z450 Best Sport-Touring Bike: BMW K1600GT
Best Motorcycles: July 29, 2011
Best Touring Bike:
BMW K1600GTL
Best Superbike:
EBR 1190RS
Best Touring Bike: BMW K1600GTL Best Superbike:EBR 1190RS