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New U.S. Transportation Secretary Peters Urges Motorcyclists To Take Greater Responsibility For Personal Safety

Milwaukee, WI – Motorcyclists are key to reversing skyrocketing fatality rates, U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary E. Peters said today during a visit to Harley-Davidson in Milwaukee, her first public event since being sworn in as the nation’s 15th Secretary of Transportation. Peters, an avid motorcyclist, said riders should take safety classes, ensure they have the proper license, and wear their ... Read More »

Pony Express Ride 2007

The Bracelin/Bratcher 1000 The next Pony Express Ride is scheduled for 2007 and will be billed as "The Bracelin/Bratcher 1000," in memory and honor of Pony Express Riders Bill Bracelin and Dottty Bracherand and their battles with breast cancer. Read More »

Multi-Bike Review of 2006 Harley-Davidson and Buell Models

A two-lane mountain road curves through the San Bernardino National Forest, snakes around switchbacks, then juts out over fog-filled canyons. It's a great place for winding out the gears. Here in California, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company invited a couple of dozen female motojournalists to help them get the word -- ride --out to other women. Read More »

Buell Introduces XBRR Production Racing Motorcycle

EAST TROY, Wisconsin – Erik Buell and company come full circle with the introduction of the 2007 Buell XBRR, a limited-edition production racing motorcycle designed exclusively for closed course competition. A spiritual successor to Buell’s first motorcycle, the 1983 RW750, the XBRR is poise[d to change the face of privateer racing with a professional-level, race-ready, production-based platform featuring top-shelf racing ... Read More »

BMW K 1200 S Shakes Bonneville Salt Flats Setting World Land Speed Record

A 2006 production model BMW K 1200 S has set a world land speed record in the 1000 - 1350 cc stock, partially streamlined, naturally aspirated motorcycle class at Utah's famed Bonneville Salt Flats. The motorcycle, piloted by 56-year-old Andy Sills, of San Francisco, CA, reached an average speed of 173.57 mph and top speed of 176.789 mph after two runs on the vast, white plains, where hundreds of land speed records have been set and broken since the early 1900s in a variety of automobile and motorcycle classes. Read More »