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Exhaust System Innovator Luigi Termignoni Dies At 75
A moment of silence.
18 November 2019
Racing Legend Gene Romero Dies At 71
The famous flat track and road racer dies after a long and fruitful life and career.
13 May 2019
A Hard Lesson Learned - Off-Road Riding Alone
Why you shouldn't be off-road riding alone.
11 August 2015
RideApart's Last Interview with the Late Dani Rivas
We interview Dani Rivas for the last time. Godspeed Dani.
Stacie B. London
05 August 2015
Two Racers Dead After Laguna Seca MotoAmerica/World SBK Race - Dani Rivas and Bernat Martinez
Dani Rivas and Bernat Martinez lost their lives following the MotoAmerica Laguna Seca Superstock race.
19 July 2015
See you later, Kev
See you later, KevFriend, respected colleague, occasional mentor and respected journalist Kevin Ash has died following a motorcycle crash in South...
23 January 2013
Remembering Marco Simoncelli
Early yesterday morning, when my phone began blowing up with reports of Marco Simoncelli’s death, I was dumbstruck. Clearly the gregarious MotoGP star deserved some kind of remembrance, but what could we, who have never so much as seen him ride in person, hope to do that could do it justice? Then, our friend Peter from Hungary, who’d spent time with the rider, reached out. He wanted it to be h...
24 October 2011
Italian Motorcycle Mogul Claudio Castiglioni Dead At 63
"In a few words he could only be defined as crazy, a volcano full of energy and infinite well of ideas."
08 September 2011
Claudio Castiglioni's legacy: a counterpoint
News of the recent death of Claudio Castiglioni has made the rounds in the motorcycle community, which has been quick to offer sympathy and heap praise on a man seen by some as a visionary. Certainly many of the fruits that came from the companies controlled by Castiglioni (pictured, center) became some of the most desirable motorcycles of the modern era, indeed of all time. But calls in various o...
19 August 2011
Claudio Castiglioni 1947-2011
Founder of Cagiva, former owner of Ducati and the man who revived MV Agusta, Claudio Castiglioni passed away in Varese this morning after battling an unspecified illness. Responsible for bringing two of the most beautiful motorcycles ever — the Ducati 916 and MV Agusta F4 — to market, Castiglioni was viewed both as a savior and an incredibly cunning businessman. His most recent triumph came ju...
17 August 2011
13-year old Peter Lenz killed at Indy
Child prodigy motorcycle racer Peter Lenz was killed during the warmup for Sunday’s USGPRU Moriwaki MD250H race at the Indianapolis Grand Prix. Lenz was famous for becoming, at age 11, the youngest ever licensed Expert racer in the American Federation of Motorcyclists and the youngest ever licensed Expert racer in Championship Cup Series history. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kU6xrs7SOCc&featu...
30 August 2010
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