Great video on the early years of Paris-Dakar winning motorcycles. I love how they made production models that the public could buy.
The Mecum auction house sold almost 900 motorcycles at its recent four-day Las Vegas event. The top seller was this 1912 Henderson Four, which sold for $490,000 plus buyer and seller fees. (Mecum)
The world's largest vintage and antique motorcycle auction scored $13.7 million in sales during its the recent four-day Las Vegas event. The Mecum auction house said it sold 868 of the 949 motorcycles that came across its South Point Arena stage, for a 92% sell-through rate.
Relief could be coming to motorcycle riders caught in our region’s daily bumper-to-bumper traffic. A new bill that would allow a form of lane-splitting is getting a hearing on Monday.
Washington lawmakers are considering a modified version of lane-splitting in the Senate. Riders would be able to overtake, or pass, cars in their same lane. They will be restricted to driving no more than 10 mph faster than the rest of traffic and no more than 35 mph total.
“The primary goal in destroying this motorcycle is ensuring it cannot be used again to threaten public safety,” Police Chief Robert C. White said. “We also want to send a clear message that dangerous behaviors, such as street racing and exhibitions of speed on our roads and highways, will not be tolerated.”