Month: December 2009

Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA suspends roadracing activities for 2010 season

Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. announced the company will not participate in the AMA Pro Racing road racing series in 2010. “While we’ve always considered road racing an integral part of our sportbike development process, the realities of the current economic situation dictate the temporary suspension of our U.S. road racing activities,” said Bruce Stjernstrom, marketing

A Brandon man was badly injured Monday when his motorcycle collided with a truck.

It happened just after 11 a.m. on Lakeland Drive in Flowood, near the Walmart and Hugh Ward Parkway. Police say a pickup truck pulled out in front of 62-year-old Stephan Hinkle as he was driving his motorcycle east on Lakeland. Hinkle was taken to a Jackson hospital with serious injuries. For more information please visit:

World’s First Hybrid Motorcycle Heads to India

The ET-120 will be heading to Indian shores and boasts a mpg rating of about 280 mpg and top speed of 40mph. Sure it won’t get you anywhere fast, but who’s going to complain with a retail price of $855? The ET-120 will be offered by Bangalore based Eko Vehicles. Developed in collaboration with US

A motorcycle ride through the hills of rural east Pasco County turned deadly

Stephen Kopilchak, 60, of Frostproof, lost control of his motorcycle while riding on Blanton Road, east of Trilby Road, shortly after noon. He died before rescue workers could get him to a hospital. Kopilchak was trailing three other motorcycles, heading west on Blanton Road, when a car ahead of the group slowed to make a