Captivity Day 19

So I've had a little dig around in some of my old scans and found a few more pics to share on the Adv thread but thought I'd post a couple here with a few extra words. Yes, this is me dressed in my finest safety gear about to embark on my first "tour" on my mighty RG250 (note the bottle of two stroke oil strapped behind the pack). Me and a mate (Gary, GSX1100) rode through from Napier to [Author: Andrew Thomson]
Tags: Motorcycles, Nostalgia, Scans, Napier, Andrew Thomson, COVID-19, Gary GSX1100

The 2020 Ducati Motorcycle Lineup + Our Take on Each Model

2020 Is A Great Year for Ducati Motorcycles Ducati has been killing it lately. The company ended the 2019 year on a high note, and it’s 2020 lineup looks equally impressive. Even more so, if I’m being honest. The company keeps adding the kind of bikes that folks want to buy and ride, and that’s the recipe for success in this business. Here’s what’s on sale in 2020. Diavel 2020 Ducati Diavel 1260 / 1260 S The Italian power cruiser is unlike any other bike out there. Yes, you can lump it in...
Tags: Motorcycles, Ducati, Bosch, Brembo, Ducati Scrambler, Ducati Monster, Marzocchi, Ducati Scrambler Café Racer, Model lineups, Kayaba, Diavel, 2020 Motorcycle Models, Ducati Motorcycles Ducati, Ducati Wheelie Control, Ducati Power Launch, Ducati Quick Shifter

2020 Genesis G70 Review: How Well-Deserved Are All The Accolades?

2020 Genesis G70 In Our Opinion: The Genesis G70 has garnered a lot of attention since its arrival in 2017. The car is stylish and sporty, but buyers have plenty of options in this segment. Although the G70 lacks in at least one key area, it's still desirable and as close to perfect as any new brand could get. Our only question is if Genesis can maintain their current momentum. Right now, things look promising. What we don't want to see is a fall from grace as others have done in this ...
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Get Yer Jerry Cans Out

Looking for an added dose of bad news, recently laid-off, pandemic-sheltering readers? Gas prices should be heading northward before long, now that Russia and OPEC member countries have reached a pact to curtail oil production, thus inflating the near-worthless value of a barrel of crude. That means prices at the pumps won’t be quite as […] The post Get Yer Jerry Cans Out appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Russia, Oil, Opec, Oil Prices, Autos, Gas Prices, News Blog

The 2020 Indian Motorcycle Lineup + Our Take On Each Model

Indian’s Lineup Gets Better in 2020 Indian Motorcycle has been putting out very good stuff lately. While not nearly as much of a juggernaut as Harley-Davidson, the company has waded into the American cruiser market and not looked back. It now has a great lineup and continues to expand. 2020 Should be a good year for the company. Scout 2020 Indian Motorcycle Scout Sixty The Indian Motorcycle Scout Sixty is the bike that starts off the Indian Scout lineup. The Scout name is iconic, and this...
Tags: Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Harley, Brembo, Indian Motorcycle, Harley Davidson Road Glide, Model lineups, Springfield Dark Horse, Indian Challenger, 2020 Motorcycle Models

Automoblog Book Garage: Mickey Thompson

Four decades after his tragic death, Mickey Thompson’s name and accomplishments remain legendary among Motorsports and automotive enthusiasts. author Tom Madigan publisher Motorbooks isbn 978-0760365991 where to get it Amazon Our Book Garage series showcases what every enthusiast should add to their library.  I was sitting at a local burger joint, reading this book, when a woman in her 20s walked up and asked, “Is that Mickey ...
Tags: Usa, California, Autos, Baja, Jack, Motorsports, Thompson, Darlene, Shelby, Mickey, Madigan, National Hot Rod Association, Sonora California, Man Cave, Carroll Shelby, Bonneville

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 12 April, 2020

A new limited production BMW R NineT from Germany, a slammed Sportster built by two of Jakarta’s top custom shops, and a slick new electric bike from the Swedish manufacturer CAKE. If we could put them all in our garage, we would. Custom Sportster 883 by Newline SC and Garasi 19 It takes a very special Sportster custom to wow us these days, but this machine from two Jakarta workshops did the trick. It’s called ‘The Parama,’ it’s based on a 2003 Sportster 883 Anniversary, and it’s a collabo...
Tags: Europe, Utah, Usa, Germany, Motorcycles, Honda, Dresden, Jakarta, Rotterdam, West Java, Harley, CB, Heinrich, Lancaster Pennsylvania, Custom Motorcycles, BMW motorcycles

Does Living With A 500cc Motorbike Get Boring?

The more I ride the CBR500R, the more I like, but people always say one thing: 'you'll get bored with the low power'. So here are my thoughts on that...
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Captivity Day 18

After the enormous ride yesterday it only seemed proper to give the Ten a wee bath.  The other vehicles got to jealously watch... [Author: Andrew Thomson]
Tags: Motorcycles, Andrew Thomson, COVID-19

First 2020 Hyundai i20 sans camouflage hits the road

The first 2020 Hyundai i20 without camouflage or any disguise has been spied on...
Tags: Autos, Hyundai

New Suzuki Burgman 200 launched in Japan - IAB Report

Suzuki has launched the new Burgman 200 in Japan. With the MY2020 update, the...
Tags: Japan, Autos, Suzuki, Burgman, New Suzuki Burgman

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