Brammo Praises Government Tax Credit Extension

 
Brammo Electric Motorcycles
Brammo Inc., a leading developer of electric vehicle technology and manufacturer of two-wheel electric vehicles is delighted by the news from Washington D.C. that the federal tax credit for electric motorcycles and other two and three-wheeled vehicles has been extended through 2012 and 2013.
With this extension, electric motorcycle enthusiasts will continue to receive [...]

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National Geographic: Megafactories – Ducati – Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay Florida

National Geographic gets an inside look at the Ducati plant in Bologna, Italy.

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BMW Concept C – Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay Florida

Due to their practicality and efficiency the single track vehicles have a bright future. The fundamental benefits offered by the two-wheelers are obvious. They do not take up much space, they have low emission levels and are fuel-efficient and very flexible as well.
BMW knows these facts very well and its engineers are continuously working to [...]

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2013 Dakar Rally Preview – Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay Florida

By Byron Wilson
The Dakar Rallyis one of the most mentally and physically grueling races in existence, with all aspects of the contest demanding riders’ complete and continued focus over the course of the 14-stage endeavor. The 2013 edition will be no different since across those 14 stages are 8423 total kilometers (5233 miles) of some [...]

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BMW’s All-New Water-Cooled Boxer – Tech Preview

 
It only took 90 years…
BMW has undergone a profound transformation since 2004. Before that time, it was a defender of established tradition, manufacturing civilized touring motorcycles. Max Friz’s boxer-Twin engine architecture had defined the company since 1923. Now BMW has applied all its engineering power to new motorcycles and taken risks and made changes it [...]

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Building the MV Agusta F3

 
Have you ever wondered what the backstory was to building a motorcycle? Perhaps no greater version of that story exists than the rebirth of MV Agusta from the hands of Harley-Davidson, and the building of the company’s supersport model, the MV Agusta F3. Making an appearance on National Geographic‘s “Mega Factories” show, the doors of MV [...]

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Full 2013 MotoGP rider line-up

With Lukas Pesek taking the final ‘to be confirmed’ place on the provisional MotoGP entry list, the full 2013 rider line-up is as follows…
Three new CRT entries raise grid numbers from 21 to 24…
Factory team MotoGP riders (6):
Jorge Lorenzo SPA – Factory Yamaha rider until end of 2014.
Valentino Rossi ITA – Factory Yamaha until the [...]

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Suter denies building Ducati MotoGP chassis

By Dexter Fielding
Legendary engineer Eskil Suter has denied he is building an aluminum chassis that will be used by the Ducati factory in MotoGP next season.
It has been an open secret that Bologna faxctory made a motor available to the Swiss after the Misano round in 2012 but Suter says he has no contract to [...]

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Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay Florida Reaches 100!

Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay Florida
We are thrilled to share that we sold our One Hundredth Ducati of 2012! This is a unprecedented achievement and we couldn’t have done it without any of you. Our awesome customers! A very big thank you to all of you who encourage and inspire us to be the best [...]

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Hayden Shows Progress as Ducati Completes Jerez MotoGP Test – Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay Florida

 
The Ducati Team’s scheduled three-day off-season test at the Spanish Jerez circuit certainly wasn’t without its hurdles, but the team took them in stride and heads into MotoGP’s winter test ban with information that will be helpful as engineers do their development work on the 2013 Desmosedici.
 
Sunny-but-cold conditions marked the first two days, allowing Nicky [...]

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Melandri: We fought above our weight

 
World Superbike contender Marco Melandri believes he punched above his weight on the factory BMW this year.
Melandri finished third overall but was right in the title hunt until a crash at Portimao in Portugal ruled him out of both races and blew the championship race open.
He won more races than other rider, taking six victories [...]

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