After winning season, Zemke is jobless

Most racers know that getting on the podium is a good way to ensure that they’ll keep their job. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Cycle News reports that Jake Zemke placed third overall in this year’s American Superbike season, finishing behind Josh Hayes and Tommy Hayden. Zemke piloted his Suzuki GSX-R1000 to two wins […]

“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 […]