The Monday Motorcycle Chain Links – The Best of the Motorcycle Internet

It’s Monday once again, and following a weekend hanging out at the shop here in Michigan, it’s time to get back to the pixilated work. About once a week we take the time to put together a page of our favorite stuff from the Motorcycling Internet. If you dig motorcycles with the mad love I do, you’re sure to like what these dusty motorcycle journalists have on offer.Enjoy…and give them some link-clicky love. Website space don’t come cheap these days, pal…

Brutus Electric Motorcycle

Well, as long as we’re on the subject of electrics, here’s a new one from Brutus Electric Motorcycles. This one has a lot less of the enviro-geek look we see too much of and instead appears to be a massaged and somewhat portly Ducati Monster.

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The Kneeslider

Light and Elemental Zaeta

One of the most exciting limited production bikes is the Zaeta 530 DT from Italy. So far, it’s been confined to the dirt track—but it will soon be available in road-legal scrambler and café racer configurations. Powered by a DOHC single built by TM, the Zaeta is nimble and fast, weighing around 250lbs…
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Bike EXIF

Verona Motorcycle Show A Monster Hit

The Italy Verona’s Motor Bike Expo (January 20-22) is always showcasing a very large contingent of some of the best custom motorcycles in the world. Usually, brand new creations coming from all over Europe and the rest of the world that later you will be able to admire in other US bike shows and print magazines. But this year, in terms of attendance  by the public (120,000 visitors during the weekend) and participation of builders (50 builders received awards), the Expo was even bigger…
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Cyril Huze Post

Italian Biker Hero Takes Charge

Nice to know, when motorcyclists tend to be stereotyped as trouble-causers by the ‘popular’ press that the tables have been officially turned.

Italy’s new hero, said by some to be the savior of Italian National pride, rides a motorbike.

Coastguard Gregorio de Falco shot to fame last Friday when he ordered the captain of the stricken liner Costa Concordia to get back on board to oversee evacuation rather than escaping in a lifeboat…

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Visor Down

Motorcycle Daredevils of India

Stunning images from their annual event. These army motorcycle stuntmen sure put up an interesting parade…
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Photo by Associated Press

 

 

Bikes in the Fast Lane


Buying Your First Bike? The Women’s Guide to Motorcycle Insurance

Whether you ride a sport bike or an American cruiser, your insurance needs can get complicated.

We’re here to help you find the right motorcycle insurance, whatever you ride…

Tips for buying your motorcycle insurance, coverage you need:

  • Collision to pay for damage caused to your vehicle in an accident with another vehicle or any stationary object.
  • Comprehensive to cover such things as fire, hail, wind, vandalism, hitting an animal, etc.
  • Towing / Pickup
  • Medical payment or personal injury protection to cover the medical bills resulting from an accident.
  • Uninsured or underinsured motorist to protect us when the other driver is at-fault and does not have coverage or assets out of which your bills can be paid.

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