“Tron” gear for geeky bikers

The geek and biker communities don’t cross paths too often, but the upcoming release of “Tron: Legacy” has brought the “lightcycles” – futuristic motorbikes used in the original 1982 film – back into the public eye. Parker Brothers Choppers in Melbourne, Florida, has announced that it will build 5 “working” lightcycles and sell them off […]

Vintage motorcycle could sell for $600,000

A vintage bike may be on the verge of breaking the record for the highest price ever paid for a motorcycle, as many believe George Brough’s 1925 Superior SS100 will fetch more than $600,000 at auction. Brough is a legend in the motorcycle world, and is widely believed to have broken the solo speed record […]

Daytona Beach crowns motorcycle “boss”

Some police officers may choose to use motorcycles as a convenience, but in Daytona Beach, Florida, it’s a way of life. That’s why the Daytona Beach Police Department and a local motorcycle store hold an annual competition every year to determine which officer is most adept at using their bike. The Lakeland Ledger reports that […]

Metcalfe back with Thor

Thor/Parts Unlimited has announced that they will bring back Australian-born rider Brett Metcalfe, who is coming off an impressive 2010 season in the Lucas Oil AMA Motocross Championship. Metcalfe finished second in the 2010 season behind Ryan Dungey, who is also part of Thor/Parts Unlimited. The signing means that Thor will field a team featuring […]

Honda names pricing for CBR250R, CB1000RR

Japanese automaker Honda has revealed the price points for its two revised 2011 street bikes, the CBR250R and CB1000R. Both models are expected to be available in motorcycle stores in spring of 2011. The CBR250R is meant to be an affordable entry point for the street bike market. With a small-displacement engine, the bike is […]