January Motorcycle News
|For those of you with cell phones and bored sitting around the house on nasty days this winter, there is a new virtual motorcycle game out just for you. It's called "Ducati Extreme," by MFORMA. It's a racing game for you speed freaks. Play it on your cell phone! Don't ask me HOW, though, and please donít do it while youíre driving! Click Here for more information.|
Women riders ARE, in fact, safer riders with fewer accidents. They take rider courses seriously. Women motorcycle riders have increased by 34% since 1998.
|Electric Motorcycle||Yamaha is now testing an electric fuel cell motorcycle. Click here for pictures.|
|Diesel Motorcycles||Click Here to check out the ecycle hybrid diesel-electric motorcycle. The US Marine Corps has ordered diesel motorcycles that get 110 miles per gallon. Click here for more information.|
|Motorcycle Sales Up in US||From an article in USA Today: Bikes are still hot! Sales jumped 111% between 1998 and 2002; They say motorcycle sales are up another 6.4%, to 996,000 bikes sold in the US in 2003; and that's the 11th consecutive year of increased sales.|
|Honda Card Financing||Honda motor corp and the Retail Sales unit of GE Consumer Finance have a multi-year agreement that allows folks to finance Honda power Sports equipment with more attractive interest rates. It's called the Honda Card Financing Program. Look into it, just might save a dime or two. You can buy a new motorcycle even. Honda also provides Rider Safety Training in or near their sales facilities.|
Discounts to Spokes-Women Members
Cycles in Middletown, 30% over cost on parts
Garden State BMW in Succasunna will give a 10% discount
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