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Watch These Street Harleys Tackle Flat Track
Some Harley-Davidsons are built for the track. These are not among them.
Jun 09, 2019
Erzberg's Bonkers Enduro Celebrates 25 Years
Open pit mines seem like the perfect place for a hare scramble... right?
Jun 06, 2019
This 1929 Husqvarna Shows The Roots Of Flat Track Racing
Someone customized this Model 30 A for flat track before a factory racer was available.
Dec 12, 2018
Video of the Day: Superprestigio 2016 Highlights
In this episode of Video of the Day we check out the Superprestigio 2016 Highlights between Brad Baker, Toni Elias and Marc Marquez.
Dec 30, 2016
Indian Scout FTR750 to Debut at Santa Rosa Mile
Indian Scout FTR750 to Debut at Santa Rosa MileThe new Indian Scout FTR750 race bike will make its formal racing debut on Sunday, September 25, at...
Sep 07, 2016
AMA Flat Track Racing to Hit COTA This Weekend
If you're in Austin this weekend (or want an excuse to go), be sure to check out the inaugural Harley-Davidson Lone Star Half-Mile AMA Flat Track race.
Apr 04, 2016
Harley Sportster Gets Dirty - Video
video of a Harley-Davidson Sportster riding on a dirt track
Oct 20, 2014
Get Slideways: 5 Dirt Track Videos To Get Your Blood Pumping
5 dirt track videos to get you through the week. This roundup has five of the best dirt track videos on YouTube.
Nov 06, 2013
Learning To Slide With Shelina Moreda
Learning To Slide With Shelina MoredaShelina Moreda races Harley XR1200s and a Brammo Empulse in TTXGP. She also runs a dirt track school for women,...
Aug 14, 2013
Photos: Polish speedway rider Jarek Hampel
One of the many things that makes Poland truly a wonderful country, aside from the pierogi and women, is its national fascination with Speedway. Racing motorcycles on dirt ovals enjoys the kind of popularity and attention there that meaningless ball sports enjoy here. These photos show Jarek Hampel riding around Leszno and below there’s a video of one of his most recent races. Check out the slic...
May 20, 2011
Tasked with reviving the historic Ockelbo brand as a maker of motorcycles, ATVs and snowmobiles, transportation design students at Sweden’s Umeå Institute of Design came up with these seven concepts. The results are one part KTM, one part Harley and one part pure imagination. Produced between 1962 and 1989, Ockelbo was a Swedish brand of remarkably nicely designed snowmobiles. Like KTM or, f...
Apr 27, 2011
From MotoGP to the Indy Mile: Roland Sands' Desmo Tracker
Exclusive to Hell For Leather, this render and these photos show what the finished Roland Sands Design Desmo Tracker will look like. If you haven’t heard yet, Roland’s finally lost his marbles, building a flat track racer based on the limited-to-1,500-units, MotoGP-replica, 197bhp Ducati Desmosedici RR. With permission from his doctors, we asked Roland what the hell he was thinking. HFL: What...
Apr 06, 2011
Buell can still kick Harley ass
So this is just a Harley XR1200, right? No. Where that bike weighs 260kg and makes 85bhp this Bott XR-1 will weigh just 170kg and make 100bhp. How’s it do that? Why Buell parts of course. The XR-1 will take its wheels, suspension, brakes, engine and swingarm from a Buell XB12, housing them in a custom steel spine chassis. Looks, like the XR1200, are inspired by Harley XR 750 trackers of yore. ...
Mar 07, 2011
Custom: Marcus Moto F1 Tracker
“This is a one-off concept motorcycle that very well could be the base for a coming Ducati,” Marcus Carlsson tells us. As the name suggests, he’s Marcus Moto Design, a one-man custom bike company based in Stockholm Sweden. The F1 Tracker is based on a Ducati 996, but draws inspiration from a 1975 Ferrari Formula One car, hence the huge air scoop. Like the other modifications, that scoop is t...
Feb 23, 2011
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