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21 Mugello Italy 2012 MotoGP
2 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2012 MotoGP
3 Losail Circuit Qatar 2012 MotoGP
23 Phillip Island Australia 2011 MotoGP
2 Brno Czech Republic 2011 MotoGP
12 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2010 MotoGP
9 Catalunya 2010 MotoGP
15 Mugello Italy 2010 MotoGP
32 Jerez Spain 2010 MotoGP
3 Le Mans France 2009 MotoGP
25 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2008 MotoGP
20 Misano Circuit San Marino 2007 MotoGP
16 Brno Czech Republic 2007 MotoGP
34 Jerez Spain 2007 MotoGP
20 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2006 MotoGP
19 Estoril Circuit Portugal 2006 MotoGP
19 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2006 MotoGP
13 Sepang Circuit Malaysia 2006 MotoGP
26 Laguna Seca United States 2006 MotoGP
38 Donington Park Great Britain 2006 MotoGP
19 Donington Park Great Britain 2006 MotoGP
7 Valencia 2005 MotoGP
6 Phillip Island Australia 2005 MotoGP
8 Losail Circuit Qatar 2005 MotoGP



You might have seen glimpses on my Vintagent Facebook page, if you were quick, or at Shinya Kimura's blog, before 'those' photos were edited out...but since work-in-progress shots of the 'White' showed up in the New York Times 'T' design section today, I suppose a further few discreet images...

Published on December 18 2012, 19:51
Source: thevintagent.blogspot.com

It is an odd occurrence that one of the most fun, distinctive, reliable, efficient, and just plain great motorcycle brands has been all but ignored in the U.S. for 95 years. Yes, 95 years. Somehow, without you or me buying one, Moto Guzzi has survived to be the third oldest continuously... 

Motorcycle enthusiasts are not often treated well in the theaters of America. There have been some good motorcycle films, sure, but usually movie people get bikes so wrong it's painful. Not so with The Best Bar in America, written, shot and directed by brothers Damon and Eric Ristau, whose... 

Before Henry Ford's assembly line production of "affordable" cars displaced them, motorcycles were the prime means of motorized personal transportation. Hundreds of home-grown variations appeared from garages all across the U.S. and Europe, each machine a handcrafted work of techno-art. Of all... 

In the build-up to our nation's observance of Martin Luther King Jr., it became apparent that I'd heard nothing more than audio highlights of the Dr.'s speeches. For shame, to never have listened to an alocution in its entirety from one of last century's greatest orators. Youtube easily... 

Scenic shot in Alaska during an anniversary tour. Back to the beginning...and I traveled 3,500 miles just getting here. Mosquito hordes clustered around me as I sat on my Suzuki Water Buffalo contemplating how to extricate myself from the damnable predicament I found myself in. I'd committed the... 

For those of you whose loyalties lie elsewhere, let's be clear: Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo deserved to win the Gran Premio d'Italia TIMtoday. After a poor qualifying session on Saturday, he slingshotted his way into the lead in Turn 1 of Lap 1, withstood heated challenges from teammate Valentino... 

Fast forward a few months later and the crew of MOrons is brainstorming a way to test Zero's latest model: the Zero DS ZF6.5. It, along with its Zero S ZF6.5 sibling, represent the most affordable way to enter the Zero S/DS family, though it's still a tad pricey at $10,995 (before rebates). As...