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2014 Honda RCV 1000 Repli-racer Not Ready for Prime-time

Honda’s entry into the globe-trotting MotoGP series is the RC213V – an extremely powerful, high-strung machine that makes so-called superbikes look like (overgrown) children’s playthings. Super-talented riders like Marquez and Pedrosa can barely keep a handle on the thing, so people like us? People like you and me? We have no chance of taming this […]

October 5th

83 MPH Recumbent Bike Tears Up Battle Mountain

Earlier this month, a group of recumbent bike enthusiasts made their way out into the open roads of Battle Mountain, Nevada to see how fast they could push their pedal-powered machines. Draped in slick, slippery, composite aero shells, these recumbents cheat the wind and defy expectations, with one 14-year-old student entry hitting 55 mph, and […]

September 20th

Andretti Autosport Becomes First American Formula E Team

Formula 1. NASCAR. Indianapolis. LeMans. Daytona. The name “Andretti” has seen success in almost every form of motorsport, from the dirt tracks of Nazareth, PA to the World Driver’s Championship and more. Now, the Andretti family is set to take its storied legacy into the future, by announcing that their Andretti Autosport team would be America’s first official entry in the upcoming Formula E electric racing series!

July 20th

81st 24 Hours of LeMans – 2013 Race Results

This past weekend marked the 81st running of the 24 Hours of LeMans, and the 90th anniversary of the first 24 hour race at LeMans. As exciting and fantastical as the event always is, however, we should remember that part of the thrill of speed comes from its proximity to a very unforgiving edge. So, while Audi’s tremendous win and Toyota’s serious challenge to their dominance certainly deserve to be celebrated, let’s not forget that speed is an unforgiving mistress, and take a moment to talk about Aston Martin driver Allan Simonsen.

June 23rd

Terry Hershner Completes First Cross-Country Trip On Electric Motorcycle

The first cross-country trip in U.S. history took months, and even after the invention of the automobile, it could still take weeks to get from one coast to another. With the dawn of the electric vehicle era comes a whole new set of records to make and break, and Terry Hershner just became the first man to drive from one coast to another on a pure electric motorcycle. Our hats off to you, Terry.