Monthly Archives: December 2012

Cook’s Classic

Good things come in small packages. This classic didn’t have a speedometer, but I’m sure that really doesn’t matter as long as you have a full tank of gas.

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Duc Season

Cupcakes, check. Champagne, check. Hot models, check. Sexy bikes, check. Ducati celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Monster in style at the Progressive International Motorcycle show in Long Beach this weekend. It was by far the best and most interesting … Continue reading

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Who’s Bad? A thriller, dangerous or has someone been drinking too much Jesus juice? Virtual ignored by members of the press but no doubt adored by fans this weekend. The Suzuki rep couldn’t tell me the name of the artist … Continue reading

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Media Daze

SHOW BIZ BMW rolled out a $10,000 scooter; Honda turned heads with the super-retro CB1100; Suzuki celebrated 50 years of making inferior bikes in the U.S.; Indian launched a swan song Chief model after being bought by Polaris; KTM trucked … Continue reading

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In the Bagger

Victory Motorcycles unveiled its latest $19,000 Bagger (bike with saddlebags) at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach. The new bike sported midnight metallic flame “Factory Custom Paint” with plenty of chrome and “Kicker” speakers. Compared to the new … Continue reading

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The Pitch

Scott Keogh, Audi of America honcho, would like to sell you the latest technological breakthrough from Audi – diesel engines for the Q5 and A6-8 models! Um, say what? Have you checked diesel prices at your local gas station? It’s … Continue reading

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TWO OIL BARRELS OUT OF FIVE The Yukon XL hasn’t changed for nearly two decades and it now feels dated and over the hill. Especially when you try climbing over them. This $44,000 behemoth is still a floating and forgettable … Continue reading

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Ride On

BEAM ME UP Really looking forward to a test ride of the new Dodge Dart. It just needs a bigger Alfa Romeo engine – my bike has more power than that itty bitty 1.4-liter engine. NOT E, BUT NICE The … Continue reading

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