The Future of Motorcycling

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Over the years, the designers and managers in Harley’s PDC have had thick skin What does the future look like for motorcycling? The decision makers and corporate strategists at Harley-Davidson and Indian want—make that need—to know. I can only assume that both companies’ counterparts at Honda, KTM, and Triumph […]

Sons of Speed Antique Motorcycle Races to Expand In 2018

Check out this very short video, below, to give you some idea of the power, speed and fun these nearly 100 year old antique racers produce. And this was just practice!

One That Got Away

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher It all started with a phone call from “Cousin Gerard,” who is not my cousin I’ve seldom met a classic motorcycle I didn’t like. And that goes double for antique American race bikes. No matter how many old Harleys or Indians I might have—my garage seems to be a […]

Sons of Speed Antique Motorcycle Boardtrack Race Video

Welcome to boardtrack racing and Billy Lane’s Sons of Speed!

Second Running of Sons of Speed Thrills at 2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

eBay Jake Takes Home Top Honors at Second Sons of Speed Moto Race On August 10, riders lined up for the second-ever Sons of Speed banked motorcycle race. Fresh off its inaugural run at Daytona Bike Week 2017, Sons of Speed ran its sophomore contest at The Full Throttle Saloon’s Pappy Hoel Campground racetrack during […]

Buzz Gotta Brand-New Bag(ger)

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher The last modern bagger in my garage was a Harley Ultra, which I sold years ago As deep as my passion runs for classic Harley and Indian motorcycles, and I can assure you it is deep, I must admit that I am really enjoying the modern motorcycle currently in […]

Sons Of Speed in Sturgis for Round Two

Sons of Speed brings thrills once again, this time at the Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis.   Fresh off its inaugural race at Daytona Bike Week 2017, Sons of Speed is set for its second race. The sophomore contest will be held on Thursday, August 10, 3 pm, at The Full Throttle Saloon’s Pappy Hoel […]

Old Speed Show by Dennis Kirk @ Biketoberfest 2017 Free Motorcycle & Car Show

Held in conjunction with Billy Lane’s Sons of Speed antique motorcycle boardtrack racing at the New Smyrna Speeday, the Old Speed Show is free and open to all in the parking lot.

Billy Lane Pulled It Off

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher In spite of long odds Las Vegas bookies would never take, in spite of the worst Mother Nature could throw at him, in spite of countless people saying it can’t be done, in spite of struggling to get century-old racing motorcycles to even run, Billy Lane pulled it off. […]

Sons of Speed From A Racer’s View

Most journalists hang around the pits or track looking for a good story, I wanted to experience racing Sons of Speed for myself.