Police department replaces horses with high-tech scooters

It’s always cool to see a police officer mounted on a horse, as it recalls a bygone era. However, horses are quite expensive to purchase and maintain, and many police departments are phasing them out in favor of more effective urban transportation. For example, the Charleston police department in South Carolina recently announced that they […]

Promising Start for Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies at Sepang Second Test

The second official MotoGP winter test of the off-season saw a promising start for the Yamaha Factory Racing riders Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo today. As with the first test just under three weeks ago, the riders enjoyed blazing sunshine on track, with track temperatures going from 39 up to 46 degrees. World Champion Lorenzo […]

Carlos Checa comes in first at Phillip Island Test

Carlos Checa recently placed first in the Philip Island circuit, riding his Ducati Althea Racing 1098R. He clocked in with a time of 1:31.383 minutes and beat Troy Corser’s record of 1:31.826 which was set in 2007, according to Cycle News. “We know the Ducati works well here and this track I really like,” Checa […]

Chris Vermeulen announces he won’t participate in Phillip Island

Chris Vermeulen recently announced on his Twitter account that he will not be able to ride at Phillip Island due to having major surgery on his right knee about six months ago, according to Cycle News. He decided to withdraw from the World Superbike season-opener because he believes participating could damage his knee further. “We […]

Honda announces 2012 Gold Wing

In a move that’s sure to please touring motorcycle fans, Honda has announced that it will release an updated version of the Gold Wing for the 2012 model year. The Gold Wing has been in production since 1974 and is Honda’s most popular touring model. This latest iteration of the bike features some advanced technological […]