Tag: motorcycles

7 Posts

Apr 07, 2016

At One with the Rain in a Polaris Slingshot

Jim Motavalli

This three-wheeled motorcycle/sports car thingy is serious fun--until the skies open up.

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Motorcycle enthusiast Gabby Giffords
Jun 05, 2015

As If There Wasn't Enough Reason to Love Gabby Giffords, She Rode a Scooter

Craig Fitzgerald

There are a million reasons to love retired United States Representative Gabby Giffords, most of which center on her heroic recovery from an assassination attempt in 2011. But last week, on her Facebook page she celebrated Throwback Thursday with a great photo from her college days, astride a Lambretta motorscooter. Throughout her career in Congress, she was an advocate for motorcyclists. 


May 28, 2014

Crowd Pleaser: The $6,800, 84-mpg Elio is Getting Closer

Jim Motavalli

I test drove the latest version of the three-wheeled, two-seat Elio in Manhattan, and was mobbed by people who wanted to know what it was and when they could get one. Late next year, they're saying, if all goes well.

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Ducati Multistrada 1100S
Oct 15, 2013

Mullholland Menace

Guest Bloggers

Motorcycles by Harley and BMW may turn some heads on Mullholland Highway, but it takes a special two-wheeler to catch the attention of the CHP while exceeding the speed limit by just 7 mph.


Scooter rental in Bali
Jul 18, 2013


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Scooter traffic chaos in Bali faces off against the special brand of insanity that is a Southern California resident's daily commute. And the winner is...


Sportriding on the Angeles Crest Highway
Sep 30, 2011

The Opened Road

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After a year-and-a-half of licking its fire and flood inflicted wounds, the Angeles Crest Highway opened on Friday, June 3, 2011, only to be inundated by another flood--of motorcyclists, bicyclists, sports car drivers, tentatively piloted minivans and cruising patrol units.


Aug 01, 2001

Is a Vespa a viable antidote to my teenager's sullen attitude?

Dear Car Talk

I am a public-school teacher in the Commonwealth of Virginia I make tons of money and am therefore able to send our -year-old son to the prestigious Milton Academy prep school where he is learning to be a true liberal...

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