Hillbilly Hill Climb - /RideApart
Classic bike enthusiast Meatball was organizing his first vintage hill climb event at Glen Helen, so Jamie grabbed a $150 Yamaha TY250 from a junk yard, threw it in the back of a Honda Ridgeline and joined in. Costumes mandatory.
The Fabulous Lifestyles of Professional Motorcycle Racers - /RideApart
What kind of motorcycles do racers ride on the road? Jamie meets up with Eric Bostrom in Malibu for a ride on their personal bikes — a custom Honda CBR600RR and Kawasaki Z1000 — before taking off to a nearby private collection to discuss their shared passion — vintage motocross. For more on motorcycles, visit: http://RideApart.com
The Perfect Vehicle for the City - /RideApart
America loves big motorcycles. But, in dense urban traffic, those bigger bikes make navigating difficult, cumbersome and downright frustrating for even the most experienced bikers, much less beginners. Grant Ray, Jamie Robinson and Wes Siler downsize with 3 small bikes under $4500, and take to the congested streets of LA to find out just how much better smaller can be. For more on motorcycles, visit hellforleathermagazine.com
The $3,000, brand-new motorcycle - /RideApart
At just $3,195, both the Cleveland CycleWerks Misfit cafe racer and Heist bobber massively undercut every other motorcycle out there. At just 250cc, they're also smaller than most bikes. Bargain or bogus? Grant and Wes take CCW CEO Scott Colosimo riding in the California desert to find out. For more on motorcycles and CCW, check out http://hellforleathermagazine.com