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Archive for September, 2015

Fastest Motorcycles in the World

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Speed matters when it comes to choosing a motorcycle. Every year various publishers create their own lists of the fastest street legal motorcycle. For the past several years that distinction has gone to the Dodge Tomahawk.  You can buy this motorcycle, which reaches speeds of 350 mph, you just can’t ride that fast on any street or highway.

There are several other street bikes that can exceed 200 mph. Take a look at one list of the top 10 fastest bikes in 2015:

To actually set a speed record you have to look at specially designed vehicles. They are classified as a “motorcycle,” but they don’t look much like the bikes you see on the street.  The current record holder for “fastest motorcycle” is the Ack Attack Streamliner by Top Oil.… Read the rest

Top Motorcycle Daredevils

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Motorcycle daredevils are looked at in the media as either psycho and off their meds, or as steely-eyed macho men whose only emotion is courage. Perhaps they are both. Here is a closer look at the top eight daredevil motorcycle riders.

Ronnie Renner

In front of a huge audience at Chicago’s Butler Field at Grant Park, Renner launched himself 63.5 feet into the sky and into the record books as the biggest motorcycle jump off a quarter pipe and landed safely. The jump surpassed his own world record, previously set by jumping over 59 feet one year earlier.

Eddie Kidd

Eddie Kidd is a famed daredevil and movie stuntman, best known for undertaking over 3,000 death-defying motorcycle jumps and doing stunt riding for the James Bond movies.… Read the rest

Win a Fly Gear Bag in our Fall Facebook Competition!

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Clymer is doing it again with another Facebook competition.   We are running a Fall Facebook competition for an awesome FLY Racing gear bag over on our official Facebook page.

That’s right, by sharing our Facebook post, you’ll be entered to win a Grande Wheeled Gear Bag (retail value of $125!).

This black and gray bag has a variety of pockets, including one large main compartment and two end pockets that are perfect for storing dirty gear and boots.  It has a retractable handle and durable wheels as well a shoulder strap.  There are vent grommets and mesh panels to allow contents to dry and breathe during transport.… Read the rest

Guide for Storing Your Motorcycle

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Cooler temps are here and, unfortunately, that means winter is approaching. If you don’t plan on riding through winter, you will need to put your motorcycle up for hibernation through the winter so it will be ready to ride next spring. If your winterizing program consists of throwing a tarp over your motorcycle and walking away, read this quick guide on how to properly winterize your bike.

Preparing the Bike

First, change out the oil and filter and replace your other fluids if it is time. Use a slightly thicker winter weight motorcycle oil and fill to the proper level.… Read the rest