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Social Distancing and Motorcycle Riding

In this video we will explore how the Corona virus / Covid 19 shutdown and social distancing guidelines could be the opportunity of a life time for long distance motorcycle riders and around town street bike racers. We will see…

Supercharged vs. Naturally Aspirated Nitro Harleys

Top Fuel Harley Davidson drag racing fans enjoy this in-depth look at the incredible potential of a supercharged Nitro Harley and the gripping race to the first five-second Top Fuel Harley pass and why the majority of teams are sticking…

A Race Concept That Could Forever Change Pro Street Motorcycle

Settle in for a look at the most impressive turbo HAYABUSA top speed, acceleration, wheelie monster drag race motorcycles, along with incredible turbo Kawasaki ZX12r, CBR1000rr, stretched GSXR 1000 and more from all around the world. In this video we…

How Close Are We To The First Turbo Five Second Motorcycle Run?

One of the last great milestones in motorcycle drag racing is the race to get into the five second zone, which is hotly contested amongst the many turbo charged Suzuki HAYABUSA, Suzuki GS, Kawasaki KZ, Kawasaki ZX-11 and more. Only…

How Drag Racing Saved Their Lives – The Gadsons

Enjoy the touching story of how Motorcycle drag racing legend Rickey Gadson groomed his nephew Richard Gadson to become one of the top grudge / drag bike racers in the world following the untimely death of Rickey’s brother and Richard’s…

Drag Racing in The Mall!

When a trip to the mall was unavoidable before the Corona virus in the USA 2020 and social distancing closed it down, we could not resist getting out the hand sanitizer and having a quick grudge style, best 2 out…

Revamped! Secrets Revealed of How Steve Huff is Planning to Run 1st 200 MPH Electric Dragster Pass

Join us for this in-depth interview from AEM in Hawthorne, Ca. as motorsports veteran Steve Huff reveals what’s new on his electric dragster and why he feels it will lead him to the first 200 mph electric dragster run.  There…

Janette Thornley’s Plan To Be The First Woman in The NHRA M/T Top Fuel Harley Series

There has never been a woman in the high speed, daunting NHRA Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Nitro Harley class. Meet the bold and fearless female Harley Davidson motorcycle drag racer Janette Thornley, who after eight years of nitromethane Pro Fuel…

Drag Racing: Team Performance a Testament to Success

Team performance is often what makes or breaks small or large businesses. Managers can become so consumed in the mechanics of the business that they forget the people that are driving it. Often the best way to success is not…

Bench Racing With Legends – George Bryce and Larry “Spiderman” McBride

Join us for this in depth drag bike bench racing session as Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle legend and world record holder Larry “Spiderman” McBride and NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle six-time NHRA championship winning crew chief discuss with Jack Korpela many…

Wildest Drag Bike Crashes, Accidents and Mishaps!

Join us as we highlight the wildest, scariest, most must see motorcycle drag racing crashes and drag bike wrecks, accidents and mishaps ever captured by Cycledrag. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the…

Summit NHRA ET Motorcycle National Championship Race at Pomona

Every year more than 80,000 drag racers in multiple classes from all over North America take part in the NHRA Summit ET series, where points are earned at the local level, divisional racers are contested and the winners are invited…

Why These Legendary Drag Bikes Are Enshrined in “Big Daddy” Don Garlits’ Museum

Join us for this tour of “Big Daddy” Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing as we showcase why one of the most legendary Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycles of all-time, the Terminal Van Lines Drag Bike of Bo O’Brochta, Sam Wills…

Frosty Balls and Frozen Susies Poker Run to Benefit Veterans on 30-Degree Day

The seemingly unbreakable brotherhood and bond of the motorcycle community will cause it to rally around a noble cause, even if it means getting the bikes out in the frigid Northeastern winter. Hundreds of motorcyclists braved the 30-degree temperatures to…

Everything You Need To Know About The World’s Quickest Nitrous Pro Street Bike

Enjoy this garage / race shop bench racing session and in-depth feature on one of the world’s most impressive motorcycles, the 575 horsepower, nitrous oxide old school Suzuki GS Pro Street Drag Bike of Brad Mummert and his rider Richard…

Nitro Harley Racer Michael Beland Interviews Drag Bike Historian Tom McCarthy

It may be freezing cold in Massachusetts but the bench racing with Nitro Harley racer Michael Beland and drag bike racing historian and multi-talented journalist Tom McCarthy is hot! In this interview we learn more about McCarthy, who not only…

The Best of the PRI Show Day No. 2 With Larry McBride

Come for a walk through the Performance Racing Industry PRI Show with Cycledrag and Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle and drag bike legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride as we pick out some of our favorite products, people, booths and displays of Day…

Rickey Gadson Shows How To Race A Stock Wheelbase Motorcycle

Enjoy this informative and educational instructional video as we detail how to ride a motorcycle Rickey Gadson drag racing style. We watch drag bike legend Gadson get the most out of his ultra fast, Stock wheelbase, street tire 2019 Kawasaki…

American Motorcycle Service Shop Video Tour

Enjoy this tour of a wicked fast motorcycle drag racing hot spot, American Motorcycle Service Shop in Framingham, Mass! Michael Beland is your tour guide. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com…

PRI Machinery Row Tour With Larry McBride and Michael Beland

Enjoy this tour of machinery row at the Performance Racing industry (PRI) show as Cycledrag, Top Fuel Motorcycle world record holder Larry “Spiderman” McBride, Nitro Harley and Bagger racer Michael Beland and experts give you a close look and explanation…

Bench Racing With Royalty – Jesse James, Alan Johnson and Larry McBride

There Motorsports legends came together at the PRI show as respected bike builder Jesse James, Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle world record holder Larry “Spiderman” McBride and NHRA legend Alan Johnson did some serious bench racing. Jesse James gives us the…

Are Optimum Racing Conditions Available to Everyone?

Whether on two wheels or four, the sport of drag racing could be considered a universal language. From drag strips to abandon airstrips, events are held for professionals and amateurs to fulfill their thrill for racing the 1/4 or 1/8…

Brand Rivalry On Display In Fastest West Coast Nitro Harley vs. Turbo Hayabusa Drag Bike Battle!

Enjoy thrilling motorcycle drag racing diversity as insane 1000 horsepower plus Top Fuel Nitro Harley drag bikes, Turbo Suzuki HAYABUSA motorcycle, turbo Kawasaki KZ drag bikes and Nitrous Pro Mod Suzuki GS motorcycles fight for ultimate bragging rights in this…

Building A Record-Smashing Two Stroke Drag Bike

As the racing season comes to a close I wanted to take a minute to thank a few people. We didn’t do a lot of racing this year, only one race with a few test sessions but it was still…

GMS Race Engines Harley Drag Bike Machine Shop Tour

Enjoy this inside tour of the world’s quickest and fastest Harley Davidson Street bike and drag racing engine, frame and more machine shop. GMS race engines in Uniontown, Pa is home to world’s fastest street tire Harley Davidson and all…

Jianna Salinas Victory Marks First Latina Win in NHRA Professional Class

Jianna Salinas navigated through some of the toughest matchups on race day to claim her first career win at the NHRA Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. She defeated three former World Champions in Andrew Hines, Matt…

New World Records For Larry “Spiderman” McBride, 5.60, 263 MPH!

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend and 40-plus year veteran Larry “Spiderman” McBride of Team Trim-Tex has once again entered uncharted territory. On Saturday Oct. 26 McBride recorded the quickest and fastest drag bike pass of all-time with a 5.607, 263 mph…

Teasley Smashes Kawasaki Z125 Record! The GOAT Strikes Again!

Talented motorcycle drag racer Jeremy Teasley is know as the GOAT, greatest of all-time, for good reason. He holds the Pro Street and Real Street world records and has won more than 20 championship titles. If there is a race…

NHDRO Ken Schwartz Motorcycle Madness Pro Street Full Event Video

Enjoy full round-by-round coverage of the Pro Street Motorcycle class from the NHDRO Ken Schwartz Motorcycle Madness Finals at World Wide Technology Raceway Park in St. Louis, Mo. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here)…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride vs. Dave Vantine Behind The Scenes

If you are a fan of Top Fuel Motorcycles enjoy this in-depth, 90 minute behind-the-scenes feature on the tight points battle between Larry “Spiderman” McBride and Dave Vantine at the Man Cup Rob Bush 190 Hookup Nationals From legendary Darlington…

Man Cup Rob Bush 190 Hookup Nationals Coverage

Enjoy some video and photo coverage from race No. 3 of the Man Cup Motorcycle Drag Racing season, the Rob Bush 190Hookup.com Nationals from Legendary Darlington Dragway in Hartsville, S.C. This event marked Man Cup’s first trip to Darlington. The…

Super Sled Shootout / Dash For Cash Event Coverage

Every September Midwest motorcycle drag racing tradition and the world’s biggest drag sled race collide to produce an exciting and enjoyable late Summer event at Martin, Michigan’s US 131 Motorsports Park known as the Super Sled Shootout / Dash for…

Cycledrag Films – Behind the Nitro Harley Scenes at Biggest Race of the Year

Enjoy this all-access, behind the scenes full length feature on the NHRA Top Fuel Harley category from the world’s biggest drag race, the NHRA U.S. Nationals from Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, Ind. We focus in on the incredibly tight…

Frantic Thrash! Rebuilding a Nitro Harley Motor Between Rounds!

Come get a taste of what it is kind to be in a NHRA Top Fuel Nitro Harley Drag Bike Team at the U.S. Nationals as this squad is tasked with rebuilding the Cycle Gear Nitromethane, 175 c.i. Harley Davidson…

Junior Drag Bikes – Are NHRA and IHRA Missing This Opportunity to Grow Sport?

Enjoy an inside look at the sport of Junior Drag Bike Racing as young children and teens Motorcycle drag race and gain valuable experience in front of a massive crowd at the FIA FIM European Drag Racing Finals from Santa…

Super Street Bike Eliminations From Santa Pod

Enjoy and share the entire first round of eliminations from the FIM-E Super Street Bike class from Santa Pod Raceway. It’s top qualifier Steve Venables and his DME Turbo HAYABUSA vs. the Kawasaki ZX12 of Erich Gruber, Mark Hope vs.…

“Fast” Filippos Papafilippou Becomes Second Drag Bike Racer in 5.60-zone

Top Fuel Motorcycle racer “Fast” Filippos Papafilippou of Greece made history at the FIM FIA European Drag Racing Championships at Santa Pod Raceway in England by shattering the European motorcycle record and becoming only the second drag bike racer to…

FIA and FIM European Drag Racing Championship from Santa Pod Coverage

Enjoy coverage from Europe’s flagship drag racing event, the FIA and FIM European Drag Racing Championships from legendary Santa Pod Raceway in Wellingborough, England. Five motorcycle classes are in action including Top Fuel Bike, Super Twin Bike, Pro Stock Bike,…

NHRA U.S. Nationals Top Fuel Harley Coverage

The illustrious NHRA U.S. Nationals is an incredibly special race, especially for Mickey Thompson Nitro Harley racers who conclude their season there. Like last season, the championship battle is a two horse race between multi-time champion Doug Vancil of Team…

NHRA U.S. Nationals Pro Stock Motorcycle Coverage

The 65th NHRA U.S. Nationals marks the end of the regular season for the Pro Stock Motorcycle category. The reset of the points for the Countdown will be welcomed by all, excluding leader Andrew Hines, who has had the season…

Exploring Rapid Advancement in Turbo-Charged Motorcycle Drag Racing, What’s Next?

It’s absolutely staggering how quickly turbo-charged motorcycle drag bikes are advancing. In an era where much of drag racing has become stagnant, seemingly working tirelessly to find only modest gains, all involved in the testing, development, parts manufacturing and other…

Full Event Video – 32 4.60 Drag Bike Racers Go Bar-to-Bar at XDA Superbike Showdown

Enjoy this full event, round by round coverage of one of the most thrilling and quickly growing categories in all of drag bike racing – the big motor, nitrous and turbo, Suzuki HAYABUSA, Suzuki GS and Kawasaki KZs of the…

The Day Pro Street Motorcycle Was Forever Changed, Racers Crush World Records

Enjoy this complete Pro Street Motorcycle Drag Racing Round-by-Round elimination coverage from the XDA Superbike Showdown at Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek, as the world’s fastest street bikes smash world records. We see jaw dropping Turbo HAYABUSAs, Turbo GSXR 1000s,…

Australian Pro Stock Motorcycle Battle – Full Event

If you are a fan of high horsepower, naturally aspirated Pro Stock Motorcycles (Pro Bikes) this full event drag bike showdown in Australia is for you! The Gulf Western Oil Winternationals at Willowbank Raceway is the biggest drag race in…

Why the Laptop Computer is A Drag Racer’s Most Valuable Tool, Data Logging Explained

The most valuable tool for a drag racing crew chief, including one on a wild Top Fuel Nitro Harley Drag Bike team, is not a ratchet or wrench; it’s the laptop computer and all the equipment used for data logging,…

NHRA Nitro Harley Race Day! Behind the Scenes With Fearless Drag Bike Racers

Enjoy your VIP behind the scenes pass to all the Top Fuel Nitro Harley Pit areas for final qualifying and eliminations from the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals from Bristol Dragway in Tennessee. We speak with all the riders and even…

NHRA Top Fuel Harley – Behind the Scenes Bristol

Enjoy your VIP pass inside the sport of NHRA Top Fuel Nitro Harley Drag Racing from the Thunder Valley Nationals at gorgeous Bristol Dragway in Tennessee. In this comprehensive, in-depth video we will take you inside the pit area of…

Chasing History! Australian Top Fuel Motorcycle Racers Go For First Five Second Pass!

Enjoy the most comprehensive, in-depth Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle Drag Bike showcase that has ever been produced. On this journey we give you a VIP pass for unprecedented pit access at the IHRA Winternationals at Ipswich, Australia’s famous Willowbank Raceway…

How “Kalifornia” Katie Sullivan Shocked Australia With Team USA Pro Stock Motorcycle Win

It was a career highlight for NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Drag Bike racer “Kalifornia” Katie Sullivan when she traveled to Willowbank Raceway in Ipswich, Australia for the 52nd Annual Gulf Western Oil Winternationals Drag Race extravaganza, June 7-9. Initially Sullivan…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Video Recap From Man Cup Opener

For your viewing pleasure enjoy comprehensive coverage of the Top Fuel Nitro Motorcycle Drag Bike class from the Man Cup at NHRA’s South Georgia Motorsports Park. Here you will see drag racing legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride go after an event…

Close Look at New Turbo Hayabusa Funny Bike of Mark Rendeluk

There are so many impressive turbo-charged Suzuki Hayabusa wheelie bar bikes surafacing and the race to the first five-second time slip is on. Enjoy a close look at Oklahmona, City native Mark Rendeluk’s new build. There are more videos on…

Drag Bike Save of the Year Candidate!

Take a close look at what has to be one of the most remarkable motorcycle saves and sport bike crash escapes on this 1991 Suzuki Katana at the NHRA Drag Bike Races from Fontana, California’s Auto Club Dragway – Speedway.…

Funny Bike Drag Racing Legend Steve Rice Makes Return

At a drag bike race in Fontana, Calif. in late April one of the legends of the sport Steve Rice made his triumphant return. We are learning you are never too old to go drag racing! Enjoy the videos below…

“Fast” Andie Rawlings Shares NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Challenges

Join us for this bench racing session with aspiring NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle contender “Fast” Andie Rawlings. Andie talks about some of the intense challenges that come along with the class and compares naturally aspirated racing to Top Fuel Harley…

Cycledrag Follower Recognizes Rare $700,000 Crocker as Father’s Motorcycle

As motorcycles owners we all have that “one that got away.” It’s that special motorcycle that was sold long ago, which has now skyrocketed in value and collectibility. For many drag bike racers it’s the Kawasaki H2 750 two-stroke triple…

Full Round of Exciting Pro Mod from Man Cup Opener, Gast to Upstage Young Guns?

Enjoy an entire round of high horsepower, nitrous Pro Mod Drag Bike qualifying as these exciting, incredibly fast motorcycles strive to reach the finish line first. Play along and answer our Pro Mod Pro Extreme Motorcycle trivia questions in the…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Racing in Late 60s – A Salute to Chris Hand

Enjoy this salute to Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Chris Hand. This man has been Nitro Drag Bike racing for more than 40 years. Hand talks about the rigors of maintaining one of these bikes and reveals his goals. What the…

Is the New NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Rule A Knee-Jerk Reaction?

After the season opener at the 50th Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals in Gainesville, Florida; the NHRA Technical Services mandated a new rule that will be in effect for the Denson Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. The NHRA Technical Department is…

Amazing Revamped Nitro Harley Rolls Out of Larry “Spidermam” McBride’s Shop

If you think the Spiderman doesn’t know his v-twins, think again.  The world’s quickest Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racer Larry “Spiderman” McBride and talented tool and die maker, brother Steve, are known as meticulous, perfectionist motorcycle builders, whether they are…

Rickey Gadson’s Road to Becoming One of the Most Successful Dragbike Racers of All-Time

You could say Rickey Gadson is a two-wheel prodigy. The legendary dragbike pilot starting riding motorcycles at about the same time he learned to walk. At the young age of nine, astoundingly, he could operate a heavy, powerful and massive Kawasaki Z900,…

Suzuki Champ Jerry Savoie Not Satisfied With PSM Rule Change, Wants Fuel or Four-Valve

The jury is out on NHRA’s latest move.  The last Suzuki racer to win a Pro Stock Motorcycle championship, “Alligator Man” Jerry Savoie commends NHRA’s effort and intention in trying to even the playing field by adding 15 pounds to…

Three NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Drivers to Watch In 2019

The NHRA’s Pro Stock Motorcycle class has become more and more competitive every year and 2019 could be the most competitive season yet. With its relatively low cost compared to Pro Stock Car and Nitro classes, more young and skilled…

Classic Kawasaki Motorcycle Photo and Video Gallery

If you love classic Kawasaki motorcycles this photo and video gallery is for you. If you know any fellow vintage Kaw maniacs, please share it with them and please feel free to share a photo or a story involving your…

NHRA Winternationals Nitro Harley Coverage

New bikes, new teams, new riders and the burning desire of the veterans to win a coveted championship title are all factors that make for a thrilling start to the NHRA Top Fuel Harley season at the Winternationals from the…

Mecum Motorcycle Auction Coverage

The Mecum Motorcycle auction from South Point Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. is a must attend for any two-wheel enthusiast. The event runs from Tuesday to Saturday with an estimated 1,750 motorcycles from all different eras rolling across the famous…

Could Harley-Davidson’s New LiveWire Lead to Rise in Electric Drag Racing?

Electric motorcycle drag racing?  Just those four words together seem like an unheard of and far-fetched concept, doesn’t it?  Dare we say, “shocking.” But then again who ever thought Harley-Davidson, an iconic motorcycle manufacturer for the past 116 years known…

Remembering Jim McClure – Godfather and Master of the Nitro Harley Dragbike

On Friday, April 2nd, 2004, the heart of Jim McClure stopped beating ending his time on this earth.  Yet his legendary exploits as a Harley Davidson Dragbike fuel bike pilot will live on for all time.  This is the legacy…

The First Dragbike Slick

Motorcycle drag racing historian John Stein offers this interesting lesson. Racing tires sure have come a long way.  The Long Beach Night Drags in 1956 marked the appearance of a new type of tire from the Cadet Tire Company of…

The First Car-Engine Drag Bike – A Tribute to “Michigan Madman” E.J. Potter

Drag racers—especially during the sport’s early and less restrictive years–would try anything that made sense. And not surprisingly, they looked in all sorts of places to find them. While motorcycle guys have often borrowed technology from car guys, some have…

SPY PHOTOS Jimmy Brantley and Nitro Harley Builds Nearing Completion at Busy Larry McBride Shop

Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride and his brother Steve are accustomed to being incredibly busy at their Newport News, Va. high-performance headquarters, Cycle Specialist. Competing in one of drag racing’s most demanding categories requires long hard hours. However…

Can Funny Bike Make A Comeback? Legendary Racers Steve Rice and Dave Vantine Weigh-In

Lately there has been a lot of fiery discussion and impassioned debate over whether turbo-charged motorcycles should be allowed to enter Top Fuel. Historically, turbos have raced in dragbike racing’s quickest and fastest class in the past, perhaps most notably…

Man Cup World Finals Video and Photo Coverage

The biggest motorcycle drag race of the year, the Man Cup Finals from South Georgia Motorsports Park, once again lived up to its billing. It was one of the most impressive turnouts in the history of the sport. The weather…

NHRA World Finals Photo and Video Coverage

There is something special about the mystique of the Pomona Fairplex in November. The NHRA World Finals once again lived up to its billing with a jam-packed crowd and an exciting fight to the finish in Pro Stock Motorcycle. Enjoy…

West Coast Motorcycle Drag Racing from Fontana, Calif

Enjoy some West Coast motorcycle drag racing coverage from beautiful AAA Auto Club Dragway in Fontana, Calif. At this SCEDA race you will see Nitro Harleys, Turbo Hayabusa Funny Bikes, Baggers and a whole lot more. <br /> &lt;p&gt;&lt;a href=”http://www.m2shocks.com/”&gt;&lt;br…

Inspection of Saftey Gear Following Ken Schwartz’s 150 Mph-Plus Crash

As motorcycle racers and riders we never want to think about crashing. The harsh reality is it happens often. It’s important we learn all we can from the incidents and share the information with one another to spread awareness and…

The Cycle Den Vintage Motorcycle Tour

Enjoy this tour of a very cool motorcycle shop called The Cycle Den in Columbia, Pa. Jeff shows us some of the company’s amazing, vintage motorcycles. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the…

Talking Drag Racing with Legendary Historian Bret Kepner

Join us for this bench racing session with drag racing historian Bret Kepner. It’s a unique, but appropriate, setting in the front seat of Kepner’s championship-winning car. Yes Bret beats box dragsters in this cool Grand Marquis daily driver. We…

Drag Racing Legend Mike Dunn Interview

Join us for this bench racing session with drag racing legend Mike Dunn.  The 22-time NHRA National event winner and longtime color commentator shares his expertise, talks about bicycle drag racing, tells some great stories, including a must hear John…

PDRA Changes Motorcycle Class Rules, Wagner Says Nitrous and Turbo Separate in 2019

All eyes and social media comments have been pointed at the PDRA Pro Extreme Motorcycle class as of late. It’s another episode in dragbike racing’s longstanding, quarrelsome turbo vs. nitrous rivalry. The uproar is in the wake of expert builder…

New Turbo Bike’s 3.91 Ignites PDRA Nitrous vs. Turbo Controversey, Nitrous Team Threatens Boycott

When mentioning the great rivalries of motorcycle drag racing one may think; Kawasaki vs. Suzuki, Harley vs. import, Dave Schultz vs. John Myers; the list goes on. Perhaps the most hotly-debated and reoccurring rivalry over the years has been nitrous…

480-Foot Reading Motorcycle Club Race Coverage, Jr. Dragbikes and More

Enjoy some videos and photos from the Reading Motorcycle Club in Oley, Pa, from the Sept. 30th event. This one-of-a-kind, 480-foot long dragstrip has an impressive following and brings out some rarely seen, old school dragbikes. Even the popular and…

US 131 Dash For Cash Coverage

Enjoy some videos and photos from the AmSnow Dash for Cash at US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, Mich., Sept. 21-23. This longstanding event is dedicated to the late Tim Mills, who started the race at Muncie Dragway in Albany,…

NHRA Maple Grove Pro Stock Motorcycle Video and Photo Coverage

Enjoy some videos and photos from the Dodge Nationals from Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa. Sept 13-16. It’s the first race of the championship Countdown and we will hear from many of the players involved. The big storylines of…

Ocean City Maryland OC and Delmarva Bike Fest Coverage – Weather Man Misses Again

Enjoy some videos and photos from the OC Bike Fest / Delmarva Bike Fest from Ocean City, MD. Sept 13-16. Initially most forecasts had this event being a total washout in the beginning of the week due to Hurricane Florence.…

A Chat With Legendary Motorcycle Bracket Racer and Mechanic Bruce Sauer

Enjoy this in-depth interview from the shop of one of the most successful motorcycle bracket racers of all-time, Bruce Sauer from his Power by Sauer shop in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Sauer talks about his remarkable run on his “ATM Machine” Kawasaki…

AMA Museum and Hall of Fame Tour

Enjoy and share this tour of the AMA Museum and Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, just outside of Columbus. There are some truly amazing, historic motorcycles on display. The AMA’s James Holter is our tour guide. Enjoy!

Cycledrag.com Hayabusa Project Bike – The Ultimate Street – Strip Machine, A Rookie Learns to Race

Is it still possible to ride your race entry to the drag strip? Can a rookie pull it off? Strap on your helmet and come along for this ride because Cycledrag.com’s Jack Korpela has a lot to learn. This project…

AMRA Vreeland’s Harley Davidson Nitro Nationals Video Coverage

Enjoy some video coverage from the AMRA Vreeland’s Nitro Nationals from Catawissa, Pa . There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like here) and more will be coming soon.…

Ohio Vintage Dragbike Nationals at Quaker City Dragway

Enjoy some videos and photos from the Ohio Vintage Dragbike Nationals at Quaker City Dragway in Salem, Ohio . There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like here) and…

The Dragbike Runs Heard Round the World – First V-Twin Fives!

On Saturday, August 25, 2018, at about 3:30PM, local time, at Tierp Arena in Sweden, Vesa Lipponen of Truku, Finland ran a 5.9205 elapsed time @ 350.65Kpm (217.88 mph) to officially run the first ever 5 second elapsed time in…

Larry “Spiderman” McBride Shop Tour and Bench Racing Session

Join us for this interview of 18-time Top Fuel Motorcycle champion Larry “Spiderman” McBride from his shop in Newport News, Va. While McBride rips apart motors he discusses his Man Cup championship battle with Dave Vanitne and a whole lot…

Racing Community Establishes GoFundMe for Stroke Victim and Longtime MTC Employee Cliff Jones

The dragbike racing community was dealt some unfortunate news about Cliff Jones, longtime MTC Engineering employee, drag racer and fan. Jones suffered a severe stroke on Saturday, July 7th and has been hospitalized ever since.   “He has some good…

Man Cup Dragway 42 Fast by Gast Nationals Video Coverage

Enjoy some video coverage from the ManCup Fast by Gast Nationals from Dragway 42. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag.com Facebook page (Please like here) and more will be coming soon.…

A Trip Back in Time with Motorcycle Legend Rob Muzzy

Join us for this in-depth interview with motorcycle legend and AMA Hall-of-Famer Rob Muzzy. We discuss how Muzzy got started, tell many stories about his amazing, yet held back, dragbikes and talk about what’s next for the 21-time national champion.

Catching Up With AMA Prostar Founder Keith “Scooter” Kizer

For more than 15 years AMA Prostar was the gold standard in dragbike racing. It was the only organization to ever attract all four major Japanese motorcycle manufacturers. No dragbike league has ever attracted more media attention or drawn more…

Honda to Bring Monkey and Super Cub C125 to U.S. Market, Who Wants One?

American Honda recently announced that the legendary Monkey and Super Cub C125 ABS models will be made available to U.S. customers for the 2019 model year. First unveiled in concept form last September at the Tokyo Motor Show, the models…

What Does The Latest War of Words Between President Trump and Harley-Davidson Mean for the Motorcycle Industry?

 In a country that has been so sharply divided over politics, the motorcycle industry, for the most part, has been left out of the discussion. Generally speaking, the two-wheel world has continued to be a pleasurable escape for most, free…

Paul “Fast by” Gast Talks About How Dragbike Racing Keeps Him Young

In this interview 69-year-old motorcycle drag racing legend Paul Gast of Fast by Gast talks about how the sport keeps him young following his Pro Mod victory in Rockingham. Gast also talks about how the sport has changed over the…

Peggy Llewellyn Reflects on Historic Pro Stock Motorcycle Victory

It has already been more than ten years since Peggy Llewellyn became the first woman of color in the world to win a professional motorsports event, collecting a coveted NHRA Wally in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class.  “What is so…

A Look At Chris Hand’s More than 40-Year Journey to the Five Second Zone

Redneck Express Top Fuel bike pilot Chris Hand knew the importance and significance of a five-second time slip long ago. To the fearless veteran the feat meant everything.       After decades of unrelenting labor, long nights in the…