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Motorcycle Racing

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  • Hot and fast

    Hot and fast
    Burt Munro's 1920 Indian motorcycle has been on quite a journey since it set the world speed record. In 1967, the New Zealand motorcycle racer blazed across the Bonneville Salt Flats at 190.07 mph, the fastest speed ever recorded on an Indian, an...
  • Custom millwork sets Lazzaretto apart

    Custom millwork sets Lazzaretto apart
    For Libertyville homebuilder Nick Lazzaretto, "every house is like one, big, woodworking project." While most of today's new houses have factory-built components, Lazzaretto and his crew still build houses the old-fashioned way — by hand. Most of...
  • Tattoos come out of hiding

    Tattoos come out of hiding
    AKRON, Ohio — There's a row of containers holding incense just inside Sheila Whited's tattoo shop in Springfield Township, Ohio. Fizzy pop, ocean wind, Arabian night are some of the aromas. On this day, the smell of vanilla filled the air. A few...
  • Back on the chopper again

    Steel is scraping asphalt. One after another, 850-pound Harley-Davidson Road King motorcycles are being thrown around tight corners in the parking lot at Alexian Field, dragging foot pegs and frames. They're not ordinary moves, but these aren't...
  • Most motorcycle accidents are collisions with cars, Hurt Report found

    The Hurt Report, released in 1981 by the Head Protection Research Laboratory, remains the most current study of motorcycle accidents resulting in injury. Among its findings: •Approximately three-fourths of these accidents involved a collision...
  • Hats off to helmets: J.D. Power motorcycle helmet study

    J.D. Power 2010 U.S. motorcycle helmet satisfaction study Results are based on a top score of 900. Arai … 836 Shoei … 827 Icon … 826 Harley-Davidson … 815 Scorpion … 785 Industry avg. … 784 Bell … 777...
  • Motorcycle helmet satisfaction increases

    As motorcycle sales fall, helmet buyers, at least, are more satisfied than ever with their purchases, according to the 2010 J.D. Power and Associates helmet satisfaction study. The findings are significant for an industry that is placing more emphasis...
  • 2010 new motorcycle roundup

    It's an ill wind that blows no good, and the last year has been an economic hurricane in the motorcycle business. But as a consumer, you're sitting pretty. After six straight years of more than 1 million in sales (1.1 million in 2008), motorcycle sales...
  • State of helmet laws

    Twenty states and the District of Columbia require all motorcyclists to wear a helmet. Twenty-seven require only some riders to wear one. Illinois, Iowa and New Hampshire do not require helmets. Here are the states' helmet laws: State; Riders required to...
  • Kestrel is Falcon's latest take on concept motorcycles

    It's been two years since Falcon Motorcycles in Los Angeles sped onto the custom scene with a high-end concept fashioned from old British iron. Commissioned by actor Jason Lee and unveiled in 2008 at the now-defunct Legend of the Motorcycle vintage...
  • Chicago area motorcycle clubs

    Chicago area motorcycle clubs
    Have a motorcycle but looking for some involvement? Check in with these clubs. Use this form to add information on your club. CHICAGO CRUISERS Rich Gruner, president P.O. Box 231 Round Lake, IL 60073 chicagocruisers.com DUCATI RIDERS OF ILLINOIS...