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Displaying items by tag: Motorcycle News & Reviews - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:45:57 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Update: Air Canada Motorcycle Cargo Rates https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5439-update-air-canada-motorcycle-cargo-rates https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5439-update-air-canada-motorcycle-cargo-rates

Air CanadaA few weeks ago, we told you Air Canada was reviving its motorcycle cargo program for 2017, with details coming later in the spring.

Now, we’ve got some more information on what destinations are available and about this year’s rates. READ ON

  • Canada
  • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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    News Feeds Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00:18 +0000
    Why BMW’s C 650 GT Scooter Beats a Motorcycle Any Day https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5438-why-bmw-s-c-650-gt-scooter-beats-a-motorcycle-any-day https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5438-why-bmw-s-c-650-gt-scooter-beats-a-motorcycle-any-day

    news feeds icon 150The BMW C 650 GT is everything you want in a motorcycle and more, finds Dan Neil.

    Just don’t call it a ‘scooter’ READ ON

    • BMW
    • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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      News Feeds Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:57:32 +0000
      Volkswagen Is Considering Selling Ducati https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5431-volkswagen-is-considering-selling-ducati https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5431-volkswagen-is-considering-selling-ducati

      DucatiWith costs rising from its diesel emissions-cheating scandal, VW needs to streamline its business as much as possible. 

      Reuters reports that Italian motorcycle maker Ducati, which Audi purchased for €860 million ($935 million US) in 2012, might be the first brand VW sells off in the wake of the scandal. READ ON

      • Motorcycle News & Reviews
      • Business & Industry
      • Ducati
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        News Feeds Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:53:58 +0000
        On the Trail of Robert Pirsig https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5420-on-the-trail-of-robert-pirsig https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5420-on-the-trail-of-robert-pirsig

        On the Trail of Robert PirsigIn 2005, CMG Editor Mark Richardson rode his old Suzuki DR600 on the same route as the journey in 1974’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.

        He wrote a book about the ride and about the author Robert Pirsig, who died Monday aged 88. READ ON

        • Motorcycle News & Reviews
        • Travel
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          News Feeds Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:13:07 +0000
          Spring Weather Means Motorcycles https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5417-spring-weather-means-motorcycles https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5417-spring-weather-means-motorcycles

          spring South Bruce OPP remind drivers to keep a close eye out for motorcyclists, who are back on the road as the weather warms up.

          OPP say motorcycles are more difficult to see than other vehicles, and it’s easy to misjudge a motorcycle’s speed and distance. READ ON

          • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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            News Feeds Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:59:30 +0000
            Rebel Yell® bourbon launches 2017 Rebels Uncaged motorcycle contest https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5407-rebel-yell-bourbon-launches-2017-rebels-uncaged-motorcycle-contest https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5407-rebel-yell-bourbon-launches-2017-rebels-uncaged-motorcycle-contest

            Rebels UncagedST. LOUIS, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebel Yell® bourbon is continuing and expanding its successful Rebels Uncaged motorcycle contest for the second consecutive year.

            The company increased this year's partnership from four to six nationally-recognized custom motorcycle builders. READ ON

            • Motorcycle News & Reviews
            • Custom
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              News Feeds Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:54:28 +0000
              Futuristic electric motorcycle modelled off Porsche’s most iconic supercars https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5396-futuristic-electric-motorcycle-modelled-off-porsche-s-most-iconic-supercars https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5396-futuristic-electric-motorcycle-modelled-off-porsche-s-most-iconic-supercars

              Porsche motorcycle A Spanish designer has brought to life his vision of the famed German auto manufacturer's motorbike of the future.

              COULD this be the future of the iconic car maker Porsche? READ ON

              • Electric
              • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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                News Feeds Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:14:03 +0000
                2017 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight Review: Mid-Century Retro https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5387-2017-harley-davidson-sportster-forty-eight-review-mid-century-retro https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5387-2017-harley-davidson-sportster-forty-eight-review-mid-century-retro

                2017 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight ReviewSitting conceptionally between the cruising Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom and the aggressive Sportster Roadster, the retro-themed 2017 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight combines aspects of its two brothers to create something entirely different.

                Borrowing the motor and tires from the 1200 Custom, and a steeper fork angle, shorter wheelbase, and beefier forks reminiscent of the Roadster, the Forty-Eight adds its own image-driven ergonomics and attitude. READ ON

                • Motorcycle News & Reviews
                • Harley Davidson
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                  News Feeds Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:46:12 +0000
                  First Ride: 2017 KTM 1090 Adventure R https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5385-first-ride-2017-ktm-1090-adventure-r https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5385-first-ride-2017-ktm-1090-adventure-r

                  2017 KTM 1090 ADVENTURE RTEMECULA, CA – Some adventure riders take off-roading very seriously.

                  Most use their bikes like SUVs for touring, commuting or “exploring” dirt roads, but there are a few who venture where only 250 cc enduro bikes or burros should go. READ ON

                  • Motorcycle News & Reviews
                  • KTM
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                    News Feeds Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:41:07 +0000
                    Ask RideApart: What Kind of Motorcycle Should I Buy? https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5368-ask-rideapart-what-kind-of-motorcycle-should-i-buy https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5368-ask-rideapart-what-kind-of-motorcycle-should-i-buy

                    Ask RideApartBuying a motorcycle can be an overwhelming process.

                    There are so many different categories of bikes and so many bikes within each category it can be hard to even know where to start. READ ON

                    • Motorcycle News & Reviews
                    • New Riders
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                      News Feeds Sat, 15 Apr 2017 15:27:44 +0000