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Alta Motors is the Tesla of motorcycles: Race-ready acceleration with energy dense battery packs

Reddit Email Comments<p>California-based electric motorcycle manufacturer, Alta Motors, builds some of the fastest and most advanced, competition-ready …

Motorcycles

Electric motorcycle road-tripping, hydrogen fuel-cell in the Army, mid-engined Corvette: Today's Car News

Today, we envision a diesel-free future in Copenhagen (with many exclusions), ride 4,000 miles across the country on an electric motorcycle, and see …

Alternative Fuel

How I rode 4,000 miles on an electric motorcycle for $10

Each summer I ride my electric motorcycle over 4,000 miles to show how easy it is.<p>Except it wasn’t actually easy—until this year.<p>What I mean by that …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Everything about Moto Beach Classic’s mix of surfing, music, motorcycles

When motorcycle racer and builder Roland Sands plans a day at the beach with friends, you’re not going to see a lot of sunbathing or a friendly game …

California

Motorcycle maker Royal Enfield gearing up for North American sales from Milwaukee - Sun, 17 Sep 2017 PST

A year after opening its flagship North American dealership in the city, India-based Royal Enfield says it’s about to ramp up sales through 60 …

Motorcycles

Hawaii’s Kailua-Kona makes Best American Foodie Towns list

Kailua-Kona on the “Big Island of Hawaii,” was named the #2 top 5 foodie town to visit in the Pacific West in the 2017 report of Best American Foodie …

My motorcycle summer

When two people find each other and fall in love later in the game — as my husband Jim and I did, a second marriage for both — a certain feeling may …

Women help rev up the motorcycle industry

United States

How to Actually Travel the World on a Motorcycle

Advice on surviving rain, heat, and starvation while riding around the world.<p>When Hagai Yardeny’s childhood friends from Israel asked if he wanted to take a motorcycle trip through Bulgaria in 2009, a simple “yeah” was his reply. The soft-spoken but physically imposing Yardeny couldn’t have known …

How to Future-Proof the Modern Motorcycle

City-living and less fuel is the future of transportation, and the modern motorcycle needs to evolve.<p>Transportation isn't a simple gas up and go, point A to point B equation anymore. Now cars drive themselves, travel for hundreds of miles without gas, and soon won't have a steering wheel at all. …

Motorcycles

103-year-old seeks adventure as a Motorcycle Mama

At 103, Rochester resident Bertilla Mullenbach's appetite for adventure has never waned.

Motorcycles

The Motorcycle Industry Needs Young Blood to Stay Alive

As the average rider age goes up, new young riders are needed to keep selling motorcycles.<p>Harley-Davidson<p>Today's motorcyclists are older than ever. …

Motorcycles

How to Mimic George Clooney’s Motorcycle Adventure Through Spain

He’s one of Hollywood’s best known faces—so how does superstar George Clooney keep a low profile on holiday?<p>The two-time Oscar winner is perhaps the …

George Clooney

Can Millennials Save the Motorcycle Industry?

For Fed Pacheco, it was a long journey from motocurious to motorcyclist.<p>There was a ride years ago in Texas on his uncle’s Suzuki Boulevard, not long …

Motorcycles

Want to Prevent Motorcycles Crashes? Make Riders 'Talk' to Drivers

Motorcycles, any self-respecting parent will tell you, are dangerous. Per mile traveled, people on motorbikes are nearly 30 times more likely to die …

IHS Markit

Breaking down the myths and misconceptions about slavery in America

<i>This article was originally published on</i> The Conversation<i>. Read the original article.</i><p>People think they know everything about slavery in the United …

Slavery

CHP: Motorcycle road rage causes chain-reaction crash on Santa Clarita freeway

A motorcyclist who kicked a car on a Los Angeles County freeway Wednesday morning caused a terrifying chain-reaction crash that left a truck …

California

Riderless ‘ghost’ motorcycle spotted on Paris street

A riderless motorcycle was captured on video cruising down a Paris highway after the driver was knocked off in a crash moments earlier, according to …

Oakland Man First Crossed US on Motorcycle

Even before the Wright Brothers took to the skies, or a man named Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson became the first to drive a car across the U.S. — a …

Escaped Bull Takes Its Anger Out On An Innocent Motorcycle

We don't know what the poor hog did to deserve the wrath of such a pissed offed beast.<p>Digg is what the internet is talking about, right now. It's …

Zen and the Art of the World’s Deadliest Motorcycle Race | The New Yorker

On the morning of June 7th, several spectators gathered by the side of a narrow country road in Ballig, on the Isle of Man, to witness the third full day of the Tourist Trophy—a weeklong series of motorcycle races held each year on this bumpy, grassy rock in the middle of the Irish Sea. They waited …

Isle of Man

How Indian Motorcycle Company Accomplished a Great and Gorgeous American Comeback

A high-revving V-twin engine of a Scout FTR750 barks to life. Amplified by straight pipes, unfiltered by a muffler, the exhaust note has a deep …

Motorcycles

The Physics of Nearly Killing Yourself on a Motorcycle

The internet loves videos of motorcyclists doing crazy things on the autobahn. This one seems especially popular. From what I can gather, the rider …

Physics

Man arrested for taking baby on motorcycle ride

DEER PARK, Texas — A Texas man has surrendered to deputies after being charged with child abandonment and endangerment after a photo of him on a …

Crime

Motorcycle Narrowly Avoids Rear-Ending A Car At 150 MPH On The Autobahn

German autobahns famously have no speed limit, which can lead to some very, very close calls, like this motorcycle cruising at 240 KPH (150 MPH).

Bessie Stringfield, the Bad-Ass Black Motorcycle Queen of the 1930s

She owned 27 Harleys and rode them all over the United States.<p>In the 1930s, Bessie Stringfield practically disappeared in a cloud of smoke, bolting …

Would you buy an electric two-wheeler?

MCN finds out if bikes like BMW’s battery-powered scoot can be the ideal companion by living with...<p>Honda and Yamaha are teaming-up for a 'rental and …

ducati 848 neo-racer custom motorcycle by smoked garage

the ducati 848 neo-racer custom motorcycle from smoked garage cuts a futuristic form in raw aluminum with minimalist blue details.The post ducati 848 …

Ducati

"Moby Dick" threatens to break motorcycle auction records

During that motorcycle magazine test in 1931, Moby Dick was timed at 106 mph, with further tuning of the 1,142 cc v-twin engine later raising that …

Moby Dick