DUCATI SPORT CLASSIC, A DREAM COME TRUE Bologna, January 30, 2004 – The enthusiasm and fascination expressed by the public from all over the world for these new Ducati concept bikes has convinced the Bologna company to schedule all three “Sport Classic” models for production. Due to the huge positive response following the presentation of …

Hot Grips for Cold Hands The Hot Grips can be difficult to install. But they work well, providing lots of heat. They include a two position switch. The draw is 15-18 Watts each at maximum power. The motorcycle riding season can be extended to take advantage of those cool, crisp late fall and early spring …

Smooth Riding the Pridmore Way by Reg Pridmore, Geoff Drake (Contributor) Paperback: 160 pages p;p; Publisher: Whitehorse Press; (November 2003) ISBN: 1884313469 Reg Pridmore is a former AMA Superbike racing champion, and is now known worldwide for his popular CLASS Motorcycle Schools. Reg has finally taken a time out to write a book about his motorcycle riding …

LED Brake Light For Your Motorcycle Helmet We receive a lot of email from webBikeWorld visitors asking for ways to improve the visibility of motorcycles in traffic. I believe it was the Hurt study that first documented one of the leading causes of accidents involving motorcycles. It’s because other drivers claim they didn’t see the bike or …

Triumph Daytona 600 Brake Recall NOTE:  These recalls are presented as a public safety resource.  For more information, visit your local dealer or visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. Make / Models :    TRIUMPH / DAYTONA 600 Model/Build Years:    2004 NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V409000 Recall Date : OCT 20, 2003 Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC Potential Number Of …

Motorcycle Half Helmet The Vega XTS Motorcycle Half Helmet is something new for webBikeWorld. We’ve always been strong proponents of wearing quality motorcycle gear, including full-face DOT and/or ECE 22.05 approved motorcycle helmets. But we’re also pragmatic enough to realize that many motorcyclists choose not to wear helmets. And many more wear open-face helmets, half …

TT victory for Triumph!  Triumph ValMoto scorched to a stunning and historic victory in the Isle of Man Junior TT. The British manufacturer had not won on the Island for 28 years, however, 34-year-old Bruce Anstey and his Triumph ValMoto Daytona 600 proved to be today’s dominant force around the legendary Mountain Course. Anstey finished …

Return of a legend Wednesday 4 June is a significant date for British motorcycle racing and motorcycling in general. It is the day that Jim Moodie, Bruce Anstey and John McGuinness line up for the start of the 2003 Junior TT. It marks the first time for over three decades that a factory Triumph has …

ValMoto would like to offer its sincerest condolences to the friends, family and associates of David Jefferies who was tragically killed in a crash during Thursday afternoon’s TT practice session. David enjoyed a long and successful partnership with V&M Racing, winning five of his nine TTs with the Manchester-based team. He is still the fastest man …

Dave Jefferies: In Memoriam May 29, 2003 Big, Dave Jefferies died today doing what he loved and did best — riding the Isle of Man TT circuit.  Dave was an incredible talent and a real joy to watch.  I was a big fan of Dave’s and I don’t know what to say about his death, other …

More Proficient Motorcycling: Mastering the Ride Paperback: 256 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.67 x 11.24 x 7.90 Publisher: Bowtie Press; (March 2003) ISBN: 1931993033 This book is the third in a series based on the “Proficient Motorcycling” columns that Mr. Hough has written for many years for Motorcycle Consumer News and other periodicals that …

How to Develop Real World Skills for Speed, Safety and Confidence On The Street and Track By: Nick Ienatsch Paperback: 128 pages Dimensions (in inches): 0.38 x 11.14 x 8.56 Publisher: David Bull Publishing; (March 2003) ISBN: 1893618072 Ienatsch is well-known to Cycle World readers as a contributing editor; he was a full-time racer and …

On Monday 24 February 2003, the International Media centre at Silverstone played host to an historic event in the world of motorcycle racing – the return of British manufacturer Triumph to racing after more than 30 years. Triumph has teamed up with specialist racing company ValMoto, headed by Jack and Doris Valentine, to enter a …

BMW Motorcycle Safety Recalls Back to the BMW Motorcycle Page More BMW Motorcycle Recalls: BMW F650CS Recall (2) BMW R850R – R1100R Recall BMW F650GS Dakar Recall BMW K1200RS Recall BMW R1200C Recall (2) BMW R1100RT-P Recall BMW K Series from 2001 – 2004 BMW R Series from 2000, 2002, 2004 BMW 2003 R-model recall …

Clymer BMW R-Series – BMW Motorcycle Repair – Maintenance Also known as “BMW R50/5 Through R100GS PD: 1970-1996” in the U.K. by: the Clymer Staff Paperback, 760 pages Publisher: Clymer Publications; (December 2002) ISBN: 0892878541 More:  wBW Vintage, Classic, Antique Motorcycles Page  |  BMW Page  |  Motorcycle Repair and Maintenance Article Index This is probably the most commonly used …

More:  2001 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  2002 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  Moto Guzzi Page  |  Ducati Page  |  Motorcycle News Page Check out the Mid-Atlantic Italian Moto Festival website. The event was held on September 22, 2002 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Lots of great motorcycles and loads of fun! (Photos from the 2001 event) Page 1: Click on …

More:  2001 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  2002 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  Moto Guzzi Page  |  Ducati Page  |  Motorcycle News Page Check out the Mid-Atlantic Italian Moto Festival website. The event was held on September 22, 2002 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Lots of great motorcycles and loads of fun! (Photos from the 2001 event) Click on a page …

Mid-Atlantic Italian Moto Festival 2002 More:  2001 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  2002 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  Moto Guzzi Page  |  Ducati Page  |  Motorcycle News Page Check out the Mid-Atlantic Italian Moto Festival website. The event was held on September 22, 2002 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Lots of great motorcycles and loads of fun! (Photos from the 2001 …

Mid-Atlantic Italian Moto Festival 2002 More:  2001 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  2002 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  Moto Guzzi Page  |  Ducati Page  |  Motorcycle News Page Check out the Mid-Atlantic Italian Moto Festival website. The event was held on September 22, 2002 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Lots of great motorcycles and loads of fun! (Photos from the 2001 …

Mid-Atlantic Italian Moto Festival 2002 More:  2001 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  2002 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  Moto Guzzi Page  |  Ducati Page  |  Motorcycle News Page Check out the Mid-Atlantic Italian Moto Festival website. The event was held on September 22, 2002 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Lots of great motorcycles and loads of fun! (Photos from the 2001 …

Mid Atlantic Italian MotoFest 2002 More:  2001 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  2002 Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest Photos Page  |  Moto Guzzi Page  |  Ducati Page  |  Motorcycle News Page Check out the Mid-Atlantic Italian Moto Festival website. The event was held on September 22, 2002 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Lots of great motorcycles and loads of fun! (Photos from the 2001 …

Valentino Rossi Biography – MotoGenius By: Mat Oxley Hardcover: 144 pages Dimensions (in inches): 0.60 x 10.28 x 7.82 Publisher: Haynes Publishing; (September 2002) ISBN: 1859608914 More:  wBW Motorcycle Racing Page  |  Valentino Rossi – Photographs by Tide Mark Press Like many people, I became a huge fan of Rossi back when he was riding 125’s. Watching  him …

Joe Rocket Speedmaster Jacket The Joe Rocket Speedmaster jacket has good leather quality. It also has a decent amount of protection and the price is reasonable. Like many leather jackets however, it can be hot in warm weather and the buttons are a bit fussy to close. I purchased this Joe Rocket Speedmaster jacket in …

New GPS System for BMW Motorcycles Since March 2002, BMW has offered the ‘BMW Motorrad Navigator’ road navigation GPS to individuals looking for guidance on their motorcycling adventures. Now its successor, the BMW Motorrad Navigator II, is available and features key upgrades to make it an even better travel companion. Faster and better performance A …

U.S. Department of Transportation Sec. 571.218 Standard No. 218 FMVSS 218 – 49 CFR 571.218 Following is the official U.S. regulation, or “law” for what we motorcyclists in the U.S. know as the DOT regulations covering motorcycle helmets. In other words, a motorcycle helmet manufacturer would have to submit a helmet model to testing to …

Moto Guzzi: Forza in Movimento by: David G. Styles Paperback: 160 pages Dimensions (in inches): 0.44 x 9.64 x 6.81 Publisher: Motorbooks International; (January 2001) ISBN: 0760310041 wBW Moto Guzzi Book Reviews:  Moto Guzzi – The Complete History from 1921  |  Moto Guzzi: The Racing Story  |  Moto Guzzi Story  |  Moto Guzzi Twins Restoration  |  Moto Guzzi V-Twins: The Complete …

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Motorcycle Clothing Safety Standards Explained & Why They Matter Recently, a webBikeWorld visitor asked about motorcycle clothing and abrasion resistance. It’s a great question and we thought we should devote a page to the issue. It is very difficult to assess and compare the protective capabilities of motorcycle clothing, including jackets, pants, gloves, boots and even …

The Triumph Thunderbird Sport Triumph Press Release January 2000 The Thunderbird Sport promises a great deal with its classic flat track styling emphasized by its striking color options and finished to perfection with its pair of reverse cone silencers stacked one above the other on the right-hand side. It lives up to that promise thanks …

Clymer BMW 500 & 600 Twins 1955 to 1969 Service, Repair, Maintenance by: Clymer Publications Staff Paperback: 144 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.50 x 10.25 x 7.25 Publisher: Clymer Pubns; Reissue edition (May 1998) ISBN: 0892872241 [includes/alibris/alibris-wbw-text.htm] More:  wBW Vintage, Classic, Antique Motorcycles Page  |  BMW Page  |  Motorcycle Repair and Maintenance Article Index There aren’t many repair or …

Sportbiking: “The Real World”: The Advanced Rider’s Handbook Paperback – 100 pages, 1st Edition, 7th printing (April 22, 1998) Brentwood Christian Press, Columbus, Georgia, USA ISBN: 1-55630-835-3 Dimensions (in inches): 0.25 x 8.312 x 5.375 This slim volume is a sort of “underground” guide to riding fast. The author warns right up front that the …

Pass Your Advanced Motorcycling Test by The Institute of Advanced Motorists (UK) Paperback – 80 pages (25 March, 1996) Bay View Books Ltd; ISBN: 1870979656 wBW Motorcycle Riding Skills Book Reviews:  Complete Idiot’s Guide to Motorcycles  |  Riding in the Zone  |  Motorcycle Track Days for Virgins  |  Stayin’ Safe: The Art and Science of Riding Really Well  | Secret Skills of …

Motorcycling Excellence: Skills, Knowledge, and Strategies for Riding Right by: The Motorcycle Safety Foundation Paperback – 176 pages, 1st edition (October 1, 1995) Whitehorse Press, North Conway, New Hampshire, USA Dimensions (in inches): 0.41 x 10.49 x 8.26 ISBN: 1-884313-01-9 This book is sort of an “MSF Motorcycle Rider Course Light” for the general public. It …