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    MotoGP: All out battle at Jerez keeps the 2010 season running full throttle [Spoilers]

    Final lap battles, changes atop a world championship leader board and a season that's keeping us champing at the bit for each new round. With absolutely no disrespect to cream-colored ponies or crisp apple strudels, we can say with confidence that MotoGP 2010 is delivering a few of our favorite ...

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    First drop in motorcycle related deaths in a decade, are we really any safer?

    In a preliminary report, the Governors Highway Safety Association recently indicated a 10% drop in motorcycle related fatalities around the U.S. in 2009. This decline marks the first such improvement in over a decade as deaths have been on the rise consistently from 1997 onward. Are we really ...

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    28th Annual Dana Point Concours d'Elegance adds motorbikes

    If it's good enough for Pebble Beach... For the first time in its history, the 28th Annual Dana Point (née Newport Beach) Concours d'Elegance will host an exhibit of antique and vintage motorcycles alongside the usual assortment of incredible automobiles from every era. The event has been ...

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    M-Org Chopper Concept is green, organic, hard to describe

    M-Org Custom Motorcycle Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honestly, we don't know what it means to have a "frame, suspension and steering grown from organic substances," but whatever it is, you can see it in the image above. Looks kinda cool, no? Designer Michael Smolyanov ...

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    Video: BMW S 1000 RR pulls off the old tablecloth trick

    BMW S 1000 RR pulls off the old tablecloth trick – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Ah yes, the good ol' pull-the-tablecloth-off-the-table-without-sending-dishes-flying routine. The oldest trick in the book? Possibly, but BMW has taken it upon themselves to update the classic ...

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    VIDEO: Motorcycle + rocket launcher = mayhem

    Motorcycle Rocket Launcher - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The last time we were out riding a sportbike, it occurred to us that the most pressing thing missing from modern two-wheelers is weaponry. No, really. Think back in history for a moment... back to the days when horses ...

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    Review: Ducati Sport 1000 lives up to its heritage

    Ducati Sport 1000 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ducati. It's a name full of racing heritage and tradition, but it hasn't always been that way. The company's roots are much more humble, first by selling radio equipment before moving into the world of two wheels with a quaint ...

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    Honda to launch first-ever dual clutch gearbox for motorcycles with new VFR

    Honda Dual Clutch Transmission - Click above to enlarge
    When Honda's upcoming VFR1200 hits the American and European markets in 2010, the new sports tourer will be equipped with the first dual clutch transmission designed for the two-wheeled market. Like the highly-regarded DSG transmissions from ...

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    Monterey 2009: Pebble Beach adds motorcycle parking

    Vintage British motorcycles at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance - Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the first time in its 59 runnings, the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance hosted a class of motorcycles. With a tip of the hat to the legendary Isle of Man Tourist Trophy ...

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    MotoGP: Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix provides plenty of spills and thrills

    2009 MotoGP Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here at Autoblog, we couldn't think of a better way to spend the 4th of July weekend than at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the fifth running of the Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. There was plenty of excitement during ...

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    MotoGP: BMW X6 M sets the pace at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

    BMW X6 M MotoGP Pace Car - Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the last eleven years, BMW has partnered with MotoGP to provide safety vehicles, although this year the car setting the pace is, well, not a car. Just days after BMW officially introduced the X6 M at the New York Auto Show, one ...

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    MotoGP: Autoblog tours the Yamaha garages

    Yamaha MotoGP Garage Tour - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Access to the garage areas of MotoGP teams is limited to say the least, and all but the highest-level passes will leave you trying to get a glimpse from afar while the mechanics diligently work on the bikes throughout the weekend. ...

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    MotoGP: Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix Preview

    2009 MotoGP Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Since 2005, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca has played host to the MotoGP race series, and this year Autoblog is happy to be in attendance at this year's Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix. So far, it's been quite an entertaining ...

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    MotoGP: Downtown Monterey becomes motorcycle heaven

    Motorcycles in Cannery Row in Monterey - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    With the MotoGP this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, motorcyclists from all around the country have converged on the Monterey peninsula to attend the event. To welcome the two-wheeled visitors, the city shuts ...

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    Something Old, Something New: Pebble Beach to include motorcycles for the first time

    For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, this year's Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance will feature classic motorcycles alongside the drool-worthy classic cars on display at the hallowed 18th hole fairway. Kicking off what is expected to be an annual focus on different countries and eras, ...

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    Consumer Reports tests motorcycles, scooters for first time since 1981

    As gas prices shot for the moon last summer, the tide of scooters and small-bore motorcycles began rising right alongside as commuters did all they could to save a buck or two on fuel bills. The folks at Consumer Reports took it upon themselves to reintroduce motorcycle testing to the popular ...

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    PSA: Report says motorcycle seats not responsible for impotence, erectile dysfunction

    Male members of society have long concerned themselves over the potential harm that could possibly be done by riding a two-wheeled machine. The issue first crept into the public consciousness over a decade ago as professional cyclists would torture themselves with the smallest and lightest slab of ...

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    SEMA 2008: Vegas does motorcycles too, baby!

    Click above for high-res gallery of the motorcycles of SEMA
    While most of our focus at SEMA was on the cars and products, we don't want yo to think that bikers are left out of the party. There were dozens of great bikes all over the convention halls. Some were custom designs, others modified ...

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    Autoblog visits the San Diego Auto Museum, Part II - The Bikes

    Click above for more motorcycles from the San Diego Auto MuseumToday we continue our photographic tour of the San Diego Auto Museum. Despite the fact that the building is dedicated to four-wheelers, there are actually more motorcycles there than cars. That's alright with us, as the bikes on display ...

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    Woodward 2008: Cruising on two wheels

    Click above for high-res gallery of motorcycles cruising WoodwardSure, the vast majority of vehicles cruising down Woodward Ave. this weekend are of the four-wheeled variety, but motorcycles were well represented as well. In between all the exotics, classics and modern muscle, we dodged (and ...


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