Motorcyclist is sad to report the passing on June 21st of racer and businessman Skip Van Leeuwen. Van Leeuwen, who was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1999, is best known for dominating West Coast TT Steeplechase events in the mid-1960s, as well as starting his own aftermarket accessories business.
Although the press didn't get the chance to put the Super X to a full test, correspondent Roland Brown did get to swing a leg over the prototype. It almost seems that trying to revive a famous name from motorcycling's past is a curse.
The Triumph Daytona 675 can pack on the ponies and not the pounds with the Alpha T slip-on from Yoshimura. The U.K.-built Triumph Daytona 675 has proved itself over the years as quite the enthusiast's “supermid” motorcycle, boasting great power and torque from its aggressive 675cc inline-triple engine .
When the story of a build starts with “Well we wanted to see if we could…” it's usually going to be a good one. If it's based around a Sportster, with enough time and skill you can turn it into pretty much anything you want.
Tribune-Star/Austen LeakeParke County riding: The Ivy Tech Foundation held its second annual Parke County Rumble on Saturday where riders traveled through the county raising money for students from Parke County. Tribune-Star/Austen Leake At the jailhouse: Riders stop at the Old Jail Inn during the second annual Parke County Rumble on Saturday, a fundraiser that helps students from the area attend Ivy Tech.