Chinese-made Lifan Motorcycles just came onto my radar screen. All under 400cc's, look like nice starter bikes. With an MSRP starting at $3099 and up to 90 MPG, well… what else can you say?"American Lifan is the fully owned subsidiary of China Lifan. Selling more than 3.5 million engines in the last year puts us […]
Today the Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Classic, 1700 Classic LT and 1700 Nomad models are available forsale in Kawasaki dealerships. The Vulcan 1700 Voyager and Voyager ABS models will be theresoon. I liked the Classic LT best, I think, because it's got the windscreen and saddlebags. The extended warranty on these bikes is actually pretty fabulous. […]
Get the fascinating history of A.B.C. (All British Engine) Co. LTD. Founded in 1912 by 1912 by Ronald Charteris and Granville Bradshaw on Chessie's Tales, Motorcycles and Rides: A.B.C.Chessie explains that, "The motorcycle was first built together with the Sopwith Aveation Company. You know that name! The Sopwith Camel? The great fighter plane that Snoopy […]
Ooh, ooh! Check out Bluepoof's 100 mile review of her new BMW F650GS. She rode it up from the South Bay through the mountains to San Francisco to take some "bike porn" shots of it at the Golden Gate Bridge and other popular locales. Find the review at: BluepoofBikes Motorcycle Adventures: 100 mile review of […]
I was glad we could show Kawasaki such a beautiful day in the neighborhood for our look at the all-new for 2009 Vulcan 1700: blue skies and a blue Pacific Ocean, rolling green hills dotted with wildflowers, quaint rural towns and bay-side fishing villages, and the sweeping vista from the top of Mt. Tam. For out-of-towners, they sure picked the good roads!