Tagged: Bike Basics

It's All About the Diesel – A Primer on Diesel Motorcycle Greatness

A Diesel Motorcycle Gallery – What’s A Little Black Smoke Among Friends A diesel engine, or compression-ignition engine, uses the heat of compressed fuel to fire.  Unlike a spark-ignition gasoline engine which uses its...

Bikers Slacking On Motorcycle Safety Course Requirement In Three States

A survey conducted by the American Automobile Association reveals a disturbing fact. One-third of motorcycle riders in states which require them (and also happen to have the highest rates of motorcycle accidents) have not...

Killjoy Mining Issues Ruining Fun at Bonneville Salt Flats?

The BlueRibbon Commission is trying to make sure that the Bonneville Salt Flats stay salty, and the group is leaning on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to keep their end of the bargain...

How Green Is Your Motorcycle or Scooter? Myth Busted?

We take for granted the fact that, by virtue of their lower fuel consumption, motorcycles are “greener” than cars, but it seems it all depends on how – or where – you look at...

Twenty Truly Wacky Motorcycles You'll Never Own

Whether it’s the bike with the Rolls-Royce V-12, a fully electric bike that does the quarter mile in 7.8 seconds, or a bike that gets an economical 25 mpg at 250 mph, here are...