Archive for the ‘Motorcycle Racing’ Category

Supercross / Superbike Standings – YTD 2016

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This year has been full of amazing supercross / superbike performances. With racers all putting their heart onto the tracks, we’ve had plenty of exciting, nail biting experiences this year. Various 2016 World Superbike championships are still pressing on, but the seasons of the AMA Supercross have all been wrapped up nicely. The winners gave their all and the runner ups almost clinched the victories themselves.

For the AMA 450sx Class Chanpionship, Ryan Dungey, Ken Roczen, and Jason Anderson took the top-three finish. During the season it was a close battle for them all, but Dungey ended up with a podium finish for almost all the races of the season, rewarding him a serious lead in points.… Read the rest

Top Motorcycle Racers of All Time

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The international thrill ride of motorcycle racing is something that few people have experienced and even fewer have mastered. This dangerous but rewarding sport has been graced by some impressive racers over the years and those racers have come from all over the world. Motorcycle racing is a difficult sport to judge, as there are many facets and classes that racers can make their mark in, which makes ranking them difficult. That being the case, we can still discuss some of the top motorcycle racers of all time, based on the impact they have made on the sport and on our hearts.… Read the rest

Engle Motors’ Custom 2012 BMW S1000RR Drag Race Bike – 2013 HoAME Show

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Clymer Manuals got a close-up look at the Engle Motors BMW & Triumph custom built BMW S1000RR drag bike at the 2013 HoAME Vintage Motorcycle Show. This German superbike was drawing crowds in the parking lot just standing still.

Clymer Girl and the crew didn’t have to go far to attend the HoAME show and rally, as it was just up the road at the Kansas City Airline History Museum in the Downtown Airport. The show was packed with classic vintage and antique motorcycles including British, German, Japanese, Italian, and American makes, all on display. Manufacturers represented include Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, BMW, Harley Davidson, Vincent, Triumph, BSA, Norton, Brough Superior, Indian, Cushman, Vespa, Laverda, Puch, Lambretta, MV Augusta, Ducati, Matchless, Zundapp, Moto Guzzi, AJS and more.… Read the rest

Tom Marquardt’s 1980 Honda CB750F AMA Superbike Racer – 2013 HoAME Show Winner Best Race Bike

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Clymer visited the 22th Annual Heart of America Motorcycle Enthusiasts (HoAME) Vintage Motorcycle Rally/Show and took a close up look at Tom Marquardt’s 1980 Honda CB750F former AMA factory race bike. It received the trophy for Best Competition Motorcycle sponsored by Heartland Park Topeka. This factory AMA Superbike was part of Honda’s re-entry into AMA competition, with a team including Freddie Spencer,  Steve McLaughlin, and Ron Pierce, who raced this bike in competition. Midway through the year Ron was injured racing in the Suzuka 8 hour endurance race, and Roberto Pietri finished out the season.

Clymer Girl and the crew didn’t have to go far to attend the HoAME show and rally, as it was just up the road at the Kansas City Airline History Museum in the Downtown Airport.… Read the rest