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.
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The Fine Art Of Canyon Carving - RideApart
There's nothing faster than well-ridden sportsbike. Isle of Man TT and 250GP racer Jamie Robinson joins Wes on some of SoCal's twistiest mountain roads to put a Yamaha R6 and an Aprilia Tuono V4R through their paces. For more on motorcycles, hit http://hellforleathermagazine.com
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 booming Triumphs of Garage Company - RideApart
Vintage British bikes are the ultimate fantasy for many older bikers, especially the stylish and loud twin 650s by Triumph. And a visit to see the incredible collection at Yoshi Kosaka's Garage Company in LA is better than Disneyland. Jamie Robinson and Adey Bennett snag two of Garage Company's finest vintage Triumphs and head to the Malibu canyons to find out if vintage really is heaven. For more on motorcycles, visit hellforleathermagazine.com.
Racing Bonneville On a $300 Craigslist Motorcycle - RideApart
"You don't have to spend a million bucks to fulfill your dreams. I bought a bike for $300, got it running and entered it in a race I'd always dreampt about.
Bonneville is an epic thing that brings out all kinds of speed contraptions and it was an honor to ride an old 1986 Honda VFR750 in the Run-Whatcha-Brung class and pretend to be like my childhood heroes.
If I can do it, anyone can." — Jamie Robinson
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Vintage Style: Cafe Racers - The Downshift Episode 19
On this episode of The Downshift, we take a look at the stylish world of Cafe Racers and the vintage motorcycles they love.
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1967 GT500 Eleanor: Re-imagining a Classic - BIG MUSCLE
Carroll Shelby created it, "Gone in 60 Seconds" re-imagined it, and audiences around the world made it famous. The 1967 Shelby GT500 Eleanor is one of the most recognizable movie cars of all time. With the body lines of a shark, the stage presence of a movie star and the perceived performance of an olympic athlete, it's no wonder die-hard enthusiasts fell in love with this amazing machine. BIG MUSCLE received so many requests for this car that we just had to go out and find one. So now sit back, click play and enjoy... and don't bust my chops in regards to my glasses - it was really sunny that day - M. Musto
The Shocking Truth About Electric Motorcycles - RideApart
With 9kWh in its battery pack, nearly twice the capacity of the Toyota Prius, the 2012 Zero DS is the fastest, longest-range electric motorcycle to ever enter production. 84mph top speed, 112-mile range. Is that enough to make it practical, useful transportation? More importantly, can a bike that slow be fun to ride? For more about electric motorcycles, check out http://hellforleathermagazine.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
Deus Ex Machina
In what was once a gas station turned flower shop resides Deus ex Machina's Venice, California, location, also known as "The Emporium of Post Modern Activities." Deus ex Machina represents a different take on your typical motorcycle shop.
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