Happy July 4th 2010

I want to wish you all a happy 4th of July! It was on this day in 1776 that the United States of America declared its independence from England. 234 years have passed since then and I hope that many more years of freedom continue. I hope that all of our readers are...

Pikes Peak – The Race to the Clouds

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, also known as “The Race to the Clouds,” is a hill climb race to the summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado. Both automobiles and motorcycles race this event and it took place this year on June 27, 2010. The course consists of...

Pleasanton Ridge Ride

I went out on a ride last wednesday after work with an old friend of mine, Frankie M. No, it wasn’t a ride on the gix but a ride on the mountain bike. After what felt like a gruesome and tiring workout, something inside me was driving me to head out today and do...

Rossi SixtySix

Here we go again. Another car worthy of being on TheWhyofRiding.com. This is the Rossi SixtySix. It’s based on what looks like a C6 Corvette. And how sweet it is! Design styling is based on the 2nd generation 1963 Corvette Stingray Coupe. A gorgeous machine,...

MotoCzysz E1PC Races Isle of Man TT Zero

MotoCzysz E1PC is an all electric motorcycle and is one of the most advanced electric motorcycles ever built packing in 10 times the battery capacity than a Toyota Prius and 2.5 times the torque of a Ducatti 1198. Built by Michael Czysz (pronounced sizz) and his crew...

Motorcycle Bicycle Hybrid

Noah J. sent me this video. An interesting idea. It’s a motorcycle with an electric motor and the throttle is controlled by the rate at which you pedal. The faster you pedal, the faster you go. Additionally, the action of pedaling recharges the battery. Seems...