Cross Country Motorcycle Riding

Cross country motorcycle riding is an incredibly exhilarating feeling. The pungent smell of pines tingle your nose as the highway glides past beneath your feet. Trees line either side of the road flash by like a dark picket fence topped with green. Sunlight dances through the treetops drenching the gray-black highway in irregular shapes and patterns. The mountain air is fresh and clean as it pours into your lungs and tugs at your jacket and pants. Much of the hypnotic engine roar trails behind ...
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Synthetic Lubricants Mean Less Dependence on Foreign Oil

As big oil companies continue to grow bigger, foreigners are the ones who get most of the money. If you own a lot of oil stock you may be happy, but the rest of us can only grumble when we see prices jump higher at the pump. The gas station is the easiest way to see how the rising cost of oil affects us, but there are many hidden costs, too. Much of the world’s oil now comes from the middle east. We are able to see on a daily basis the price of being dependent on another part of the world ...
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Go Kart Frames - Choosing the Right One for You

Karting enthusiasts emblazon the image of the perfect chassis in their minds: lightweight, yet powerfully durable material capable of launching a kart forward without the slightest wear or tear. Rare material that comes with the likes of professionally built popular race-cars like the illustrious McLaren. What about karts that could rip through side turns at speeding bullet speeds without raising a wheel a centimeter above the ground, gliding swiftly like a falco such as the futuristic cars in ...
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Formula One Cars - Unsurpassed Technology at Its Finest

Formula One Racing is, quite simply, the paramount of karting. It is the professional form of the sport in its entirety. Formula One is an international phenomenon, a media conglomerate that rakes in millions and millions of dollars a year from advertising, sponsorship, and broadcast revenues. Professional drivers with millionaire bank accounts race these majestic kart marvels that are unprecedented, flush with technological luxuries – everything from hard to produce lightweight frames that ...
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Mahindra's flagship SUV brands - Bolero & Scorpio - touch new milestones in FY 2010-11

Mahindra's flagship SUV brands - Bolero & Scorpio - touch new milestones in FY 2010-11
  • Bolero becomes  the highest selling SUV in India for the 5th consecutive year at 83,121 units
  • Scorpio records its highest ever sales since inception at 43,438 units
Mumbai, May 2011: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), a part of the US $11.1 billion Mahindra Group, today announced that its flagship Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) brands, the Bolero and Scorpio, touched new milestones during FY ...
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The most important accessory for your sports bike

When it comes to accessorizing, riders and owners of motorcycles, particularly those that are new in this field, often spend their money in increasing engine performance. Oftentimes, they put their entire budget on performance motorcycle parts accessories like exhausts, fuel injection, mapping systems, and other components to help boost the motorcycle's engine. But once they experience track riding, the illusion of power as the most important component to gain speed fades fast. In fact, too ...
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The Popularity of the NHRA

    It is the Christmas holiday weekend, the family is sitting around the livingroom discussing how much of a very fine meal we've eaten, when the conversation shifts: "You on for the drag races this summer?" I asked my brother. "Oh yeah," he answers back. As we reminisce about the past years NHRA Nationals and discuss plans and dates for this years race, we wonder why the NHRA does not have a bigger following. If you like fast cars, and you have not been to a NHRA Nationals event, you ...
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DiamondStone Guest Lodges announces MotoFantasy.NET, offering Central Oregon destination-based motorcycle rental and vacation packages

DiamondStone Guest Lodges is proud to announce our new addition, MotoFantasy.NET. Plan your own perfect vacation using the MotoFantasy Creator at MotoFantasy.NET. Indulge your MotoFantasy Vacation, riding a different, unique Private collection motorcycle each day on Central Oregon's Panoramic loop roads, returning each evening to Premium Lodging, food & entertainment at DiamondStone Guest Lodges. MotoFantasy is part of DiamondStone, in business nearly 20 years, with guests from over 28 ...
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What exactly are pocketbikes?

Pocket bikes, also known as mini motos, are miniature sized motorcycles averaging around 47 inches long and 18 inches tall. Pocket bike, although small enough to carry under one's arm, are capable of impressive speeds. They are usually built with gas- powered engines. The smaller industrial-motored models used by Junior class racers are capable of speeds of over 35 mph, the average 4.2 hp and 6.2 hp racing models achieve about 40-45 mph, and open class machines reach speeds over 50 mph. Pocket ...
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The origin of pocketbikes

The concept of pocket bikes also known as mini bikes, mini motos, or mini motorcycles) began years ago in Japan, a country known for miniaturizing full-scale products. As crude mockups of the first pocket bikes were developed and ridden, a brand new trend and following developed. As the sport spread into Europe, Italian manufacturer Polini began research and development into producing high quality racing Minimoto bikes. Throughout the years, the combination of Japanese innovation and ...
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