Ebay Press Release: eBay Motors, the largest online marketplace for buying and selling all things automotive, announced the launch of eBay Garage, an online community and personalization platform designed with enthusiasts in mind. eBay Garage enables people to showcase and share their vehicles, connect directly with other auto fans, view vehicles within the community to [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Norton Motorcycles Press Release: Norton Motorcycles reached its most important U.S. milestone this week with receipt the EPA’s Certificate of Conformity for its model year 2013 Commando 961 series of motorcycles. With the approval in hand, the EPA’s certification process for the U.S. of the Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer, 961 Sport and 961 SE [...]Read Full Post | Comments(2)
AIME Press Release: The American International Motorcycle Expo added significantly to its strong foundation with today’s major announcement of the signing of a formal agreement between Marketplace Events and the Italian Trade Commission at the opening day of Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori 2013 in Milan, Italy. The new partnership positions the ITC as [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Quayside Publications Press Release: Support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts and meet Rocker J. Geils, Luthier Jol Dantzig and Award-Winning Author of Rockin’ Garages Tom Cotter at Music Icon Billy Joel’s 20th Century Cycles in Oyster Bay, New York Percentage of Proceeds Benefit Harry Chapin’s Long Island Cares Food Bank: – Author Tom Cotter will donate [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
AIME Press Release: The march towards October 2013 continues for the American International Motorcycle Expo with the launch of a fully featured website as well as a new event logo. As the countdown clock on the inaugural show is less than one year away! The new website was crafted to address the needs of all [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Remaking Husqvarna The all-new TR650 dual-sport, an upcoming street-legal two-stroke and more 900 Twins aim to get a Husky in your garage.
[ Coming to America this fall: all-new Husky TR650 single-cylinder dual-sport. Terra model features 21/18-inch wheels. A more street-oriented Strada will come equipped with 19/17-inchers. A full line of adventure-type accessories will be available for both models. ] Husqvarna history reaches back 300 years to a Swedish arsenal founded in 1689, and it’s arguably [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Jardine Performance Press Release: Jardine Performance Products has announced that their GP1 exhaust system is now available for the 2012 Honda Ruckus scooter. The GP1 system replaces the Ruckus’s stock exhaust system with a MotoGP inspired megaphone-style exhaust that features an integrated high-flow muffler to allow the Ruckus’s 49cc engine to breathe freely. The improved [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
The acquisition of Ducati Motor Holding by Audi AG is now formally completed, and the first official act of the new board of directors was the appointment of Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi AG, to the position of president of the board. This board will be composed of four members. Two, Horst Glaser and Axel [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
AMA Hall of Fame Nobby Clark Controversy The AMA Hall of Fame first inducts Clark and then, inexplicably, changes its collective mind.
Looks like the AMA has stepped in it once again. On June 16, the organization distributed a press release announcing the induction of Derek “Nobby” Clark—legendary roadrace mechanic who tuned motorcycles and their storied riders to 17 world championships over two decades and several classes—into its Hall of Fame. The release heaped extensive praise on [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Ducatis aren’t the only two-wheelers under the Audi corporate umbrella these days. The German company recently unveiled its concept Worthersee e-bike, to which Audi applied its vast experience with high-tech composites, electronics and lithium-ion batteries. This innovative machine can operate solely on muscle power through a nine-speed bicycle transmission, rely only on its 2.3-kilowatt electric [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)