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Helmut Fath's Title Winning Sidecar at Bonhams

Friday, August 20, 2010
This year at Bonhams annual sale of Collectors' Motorcycles and Related Memorabilia, Helmut Faith's championship-winning sidecar will be for sale alongside many other eclectic machines.

Zero Electric Motorcycle Demo – Fan Report

Tuesday, August 17, 2010
This week's fan report gives an inside look at demo rides on the Zero DS and S model electric motorcycles.

Grand Marshal's Choice Award Recipient

Tuesday, July 27, 2010
As part of the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days a number of originally restored motorcycles and original classics were present during the 'Ride 'Em Don't Hide 'Em' Bike Shows.

Zero Motorcycles Awarded U.S. Patent

Monday, July 26, 2010
Zero Motorcycles was recently awarded with a U.S. patent for its revolutionary Z-Force Battery Interconnect technology.

AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Raffle Winner

Monday, July 26, 2010
2010 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame raffle winner David Beall gave credit to his girlfriend for filling out the tickets which were ultimately selected to win a 1969 Honda CB750 and a 1965 Honda Cub.

Pilot Study Gives Insight on Motorcycle Crashes

Friday, July 16, 2010
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has published results from a pilot study which tested methods to be used in a more in-depth investigation into motorcycle crashes.

Thundersprint 2010 an Ecomomic Success

Friday, July 9, 2010
In 2009, an Economic Evaluation survey undertaken by Visit Chester and Cheshire on behalf of The North-West Development Agency, showed that the Thundersprint brought £4.37 million to the region.

Thundersprint 2010 to Air on Motors TV

Thursday, July 8, 2010
The program is far more a documentary than the normal sports reports shown on specialist TV channels. The show follows Chris Walker as the Norton factory race prepares his 961 Commando for the Thundersprint.

Bonhams Banbury Run Auction Raises £450,000

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Bonhams’ second annual sale of collectors’ motorcycles at our Midlands base in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, on 19th June held in conjunction with the VMCC’s Banbury Run was another resounding success achieving £458,442 and selling 87% by lot.

2010 Spa Francorchamps Bikers Classics

Friday, June 18, 2010
Our vintage motorcycle man reports on this years Spa Francorchamps Bikers Classics, with a brief recap and some pics for your antique-y two-wheeled pleasure.

Barn Find Vincent to Head Bonhams Auction

Thursday, June 17, 2010
Bonhams is launching a new motorcycle-exclusive auction in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas. The “Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction” will take place the afternoon of Thursday, January 6th, 2011 at the Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino.

Test Ride a Can-Am Spyder Roadster

Monday, June 14, 2010
A fleet of Can-Am Spyders will be available for demo rides during the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days this July 9th-11th at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Triumph Joins Vintage Motorcycle Days

Monday, June 14, 2010
Triumph has joined the demo lineup at the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days event taking place July 9th-11th at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Arizona Touring Motocycle Ride - Fan Report

Tuesday, June 1, 2010
This week’s fan report comes from Arizona where a group of touring motorcycle riders takes a 500 mile adventure ride.

Motorcycle Auction to Happen in Vegas

Monday, May 10, 2010
Bonhams has just announced it will be hosting a new motorcycle auction in 2011 at the Imperial Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas.

Deltran Battery Partners with Muc-Off

Thursday, May 6, 2010
Deltran Battery Tender Corporation has announced a partnership agreement with Muc-Off, a UK-based cleaning product famous for mountain bike and motorcycle cleaning supplies.

First Production Motorcycle Sold

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
At the 2010 annual Stafford Sale the first ever motorcycle to go into production was sold for £86.200. It was the first vehicle to be given the name ‘motorcycle.’

Death Valley Motorcycle Tour - Fan Report

Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Our weekly Motorcycle USA Fan Report comes from Suman M. Subramanian as he shares his recent sport-touring motorcycle adventure through Death Valley.

Benhams to Auction Rare Historic Motorcycles

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Bonhams will be auctioning one of the oldest know motorcycles the Hildebrand and Wolfmuller motorcycle as well as one of the fastest motorcycles at an upcoming Bonhams auction.

2010 West Virginia Spring Ride - Fan Report

Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Our weekly Motorcycle USA Fan Report comes from Jeff Smith as he shares his spring ride through the mountains of West Virginia in early April.