Buell 1125R first ride
MCN man Trevor Fanklin has just ridden Buell's brand new 1125R sports bike
and you can see the bike in action.
Check out the video below to see Trev putting the bike through it's paces
around Laguna Seca and get a look at the first non-harley engine in a
Dainese airbag suit for 2010
Dainese is set to release its new air-bag-equipped suits by 2010 - a full
10 years after development of the system began. Dainese's D-Tec system is
the first airbag from a major protective bike cloting manufacturer,
although small companies have released jackets with cruder activation
Read the full article in Motorcycle News out Wednesday 12th March 2008 and
watch the video to see it in action
Satisfy all your biking needs at http://www.motorcyclenews.com
Aprilia RSV4 tested on the road
The stunning new V4 Aprilia superbike is ridden on the road for the first
time in a 415-mile trip from the Aprilia factory to Monaco. Watch the video
to see how it got on - is it as good on road as it is on track?
Supercharged Honda Blackbird
This supercharged Honda CBR1100XX Super Blackbird makes a staggering 65bhp
and 24lb-ft more torque than standard. For the full story on this amazing
motorcycle, see next weeks MCN (on sale June 3 2009).
2009 Buell 1125CR Street Fighter First Ride
The all-new 2009 Buell 1125CR. Motorcycle USA tests out the 1125CR. Buell's
contemporary vision of a cafe racer on the street and track in Germany.
Check out the video and then read the full review at www.motorcycle-usa.com
Look back at Buell Motor Company and its history with Erik Buell...
Bennetts Babes 2009
Bennetts have released this behind the scenes footage of their 2009 babe
Tul-Aris 2-stroke racer
The howling 2-stroke Tul-Aris racer is ridden in this week's MCN. The bike,
which features an 800cc parallel twin engine from a snowmobile, was built
by the head of R&D for Renault F1. Watch the clip to see what MCN road
tester Michael Neeves makes of the Tul-Aris. Plus, see this week's paper
for more on what it's like to ride and full tech details. Note: Apologies
for the sound quality in some clips.
Turbo Buell XB GoPro tank mount
For more information, check out my build website at
A short ride around the block with the GoPro mounted with their suction cup
mount. This mount does a much better job than the handlebar mount but the
camera still vibrates a good bit.
The Boost controller is set to
~15psi in every gear.
The bike is running a bit rich at that Boost level which causes the couple of
stutters during hard acceleration at 2:35 and 6:10.
The slipping clutch is evident in the 4th and 5th gear pull at 6:12.
The GoPro picks up an occasional rattle noise when the intake plumbing
slightly vibrates against the tank cover (what the GoPro suction cup is
At 8:58 a guy in a white SUV asks what kind of bike it is and at 10:08 and
12:48 I talk to a guy riding a Triumph. He asks if it's a 500, haha!
At 10:40 a woman tries to cut me off.....Grrr!
Craig Jones School of Stunt lesson 3! Buell
Craig Jones School of Stunt lesson 3! And extras... Wheelies, burnouts and
stoppies. Even a stoppie that turns into a burnout on the instant the rear
wheel touches ground again! Then Tor Sagen gets personal stunt tuition.
Great stuff from Craig in this video! http://www.facebook.com/Raptorama
Grabbed Front Brake in Turn - Buell Lowside Motorcycle Crash
Buell crashes on a section of Mulholland known as "the Snake" The rider
had knee and ankle road rash. With assistance was able to ride the bike
home. The Sheriff who arrived almost immediately witnessed the accident.
Here is another video of the same crash from a different angle -
Onboard the 2008 Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa
Watch our exclusive video of the new 2008 Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa flat out
at Bruntingthorpe. MCN road tester Adam 'Chad' Child pushed the bike to an
indicated 200mph. Then watch the new Busa take on the Kawasaki ZZR 1400,
again flat out. Enjoy the breathtaking race between the two bikes around
the test track