Motorcycle Tribes

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher Are you a lone wolf or do you identify with a moto-tribe? Okay, so I am curious. How do motorcycles fit into your life, and what is a motorcycle to you? Are you mostly a lone wolf, or do you occasionally or often identify with any of the various […]

Sons of Speed Video In The Pits During Practice

Ever hear or see a 100 year old motorcycle boardtrack racer running? From Billy Lane’s Sons of Speed practice in New Smyrna Speedway during Daytona Bike Week 2018. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace Share on netvibes share via Reddit Share […]

Magazines—Past & Future

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher If you appreciate what we do, I ask for your support When I first got into bikes back in the 1970s, there were plenty of great motorcycle magazines to read. And they covered just about any two- or three-wheel topic you could imagine. The world has changed a lot […]

2018 Motorcycle Rallies, Shows, & Events

The full list of our handpicked events to attend in 2018 appears in issue #358, available at Greaserag.com. It’s February. 2018 is here, and there’s no going back. So let’s look forward to some of the premiere events of the first half of 2018. We’ve picked just a handful of must-attend events for 2018 year, […]

Death of the Internal Combustion Engine?

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I see no reason to run out and sell your beloved Harley or Indian just yet I chuckled the first time I saw a T-shirt proclaiming “Harley-Davidson, turning gas into noise since 1903!” Life sure has changed over the years. While excessive motorcycle exhaust noise can still be an […]

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!

Third Sons Of Speed’s Race Thrills During Daytona Biketoberfest

Familiar Face Takes Checkered Flag Billy Lane’s thrilling Sons of Speed boardtrack motorcycle race had its third running on Saturday, October 21, during the 25th Chrome Anniversary of Daytona Beach Biketoberfest. The race featured 14 daredevil motorcycle racers who took to the half-mile banked track at New Smyrna Speedway in Daytona Beach. Top honors went […]

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 Back at New Smyrna Speedway for 3rd Race During Daytona Biketoberfest

Inaugural Old Speed Show Debuts as Well Billy Lane’s thrilling Sons of Speed boardtrack motorcycle race is back for a third running during the 25th Chrome Anniversary of Daytona Beach Biketoberfest. On Saturday, October 21, at 3:15 p.m., thirteen daredevil motorcycle racers will take to the banked track at New Smyrna Speedway in Daytona Beach. […]