Tagged: buying insurance for classic motorcycles

Joey Dunlop 0

Joey Dunlop – The Best Motorcycle Road Racer of All Time and His Humanitarian Mission

William Joseph (Joey) Dunlop’s love of motorcycle racing ultimately cost him his life on July 2, 2000. But what a life it was. Dunlop, who was born in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland on Feb. 25, 1952, was affectionately known as ‘Yer Maun’ and ‘King of the Roads’ for his amazing racing exploits. To many racing fans […]

Last Chance To Score At the Classic Indian Motorcycle Parts Bonanza 0

Last Chance To Score At the Classic Indian Motorcycle Parts Bonanza

You read about the Ultimate Indian Barn Find Auction here first, and you’re still not too late to get in on the fun. Penny Worley Auctioneers calls it “the ultimate barn find estate auction of the century for Indian motorcycle collectors,” and the abundance of parts for classic Indian motorcycles is, well, staggering. “To say […]

He Didn’t Quite Make the Finish Line Himself, But Ken Burt’s Metal Work Did 0

He Didn’t Quite Make the Finish Line Himself, But Ken Burt’s Metal Work Did

Artist Ken Burt won’t be at ArtPrize 2011 to see his work receive the accolades it so richly deserves, but Burt’s work will be represented at the show. Burt’s ArtPrize piece, “Aluminum Spiral Vase,” is on display in Grand Rapids, MI at the Federal Square Building downtown. Sadly, the expert metalshaping artist from Dundas, Ontario, […]

Why Have Criminals Stopped Stealing Motorcycles? 0

Why Have Criminals Stopped Stealing Motorcycles?

With the economy in the tank, gasoline prices as dear as an old family photo, and new car prices heading to the stratosphere, you’d think a spike in the number of motorcycles and scooters being stolen would be a natural outcome, but no. In what must be welcome, if unexpected , news for insurance companies, […]

Dream Classic Bike Auction Features Immaculate Ducatis 0

Dream Classic Bike Auction Features Immaculate Ducatis

La Collezione Due Ruote offers post-war and modern vehicles, including a 1973 MV Agusta 750S, which is considered one of the fastest and most expensive bikes of that era. Auction representatives expect the bike to fetch upward of US$62,000. Another big auction draw is a one-off 1946 Stilma Prototype, complete with original paint and only […]

Harley-Davidson Love Ride – People All Over the World, Join In 0

Harley-Davidson Love Ride – People All Over the World, Join In

It’s the largest single day motorcycle-related fundraising event in the world, and it’s got some new friends. The Southern California Harley-Davidson Dealers Association is joining the 28th annual Love Ride as a major supporter and all 22 Harley-Davidson dealerships in the group are serving as launch points for the Oct. 23 ride. “The Love Ride […]

Sidecar speed record 0

Sidecar speed record

The Suzuki Hayabusa powered Bakker Motorsports sidecar entry at the 2011 BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials rewrote the class record this year. Running in the SCBG 1350 class (Sidecar Blown Gas) the machine moved the record from the old 143 mph to 158.161 mph. The team broke the 160 mph mark with a pass of 162 […]

Motorcycle Insurance Made Easy – The Inside Story 0

Motorcycle Insurance Made Easy – The Inside Story

You probably know by this point that it’s entirely illegal for you to drive any vehicle without insurance. Though you’re probably not quite sure why this law exists in the first place, but we’re going to put it in the clearest and most precise way possible what you need to do to stay legal and […]