Serial 1 Custom E-bike Auction Benefits Just Keep Living Foundation

I thought the first Serial 1 custom e-bike auction was lame because the winning bid made the company a windfall profit while the winning bidder got an over-priced custom e-bike. The next Serial 1 auction is a better promotion for the company because the proceeds are going to a good cause, the Just Keep Living Foundation. Just like the first bike auctioned off, the company explains that this bike is “intended to be a collectible for display purposes only and not intended for use.” I guess they are covering their…

Park & Diamond Invents A Helmet Standard And Hopes Backers Fall For It (UPDATED)

May 28, 2021: Jimmy Mac On Two Wheels has been following the Park & Diamond saga for years. Yes, years. Their customers have called the company “ridiculous scammers,” “criminal,” “an embarrassment” and “incompetent.” I have maintained that the Park & Diamond people probably started out with too much enthusiasm and not enough expertise in helmet design and manufacturing. After their inexcusable update of May 22, 2021, I am lead to believe they are misleading their customers or worse. The update claims that the Park & Diamond helmet is in the process…

Austin MotoGP 2021 Memories – A Hot Time At COTA

You’d think holding the American round of the MotoGP series in October at the Circuit Of The Americas (or COTA) assured a fighting chance that the famous Texas temps would have cooled a bit. Nope. Stepping off the plane in Austin felt like walking into a sauna. The heat was stifling and would play a major role in the weekend’s racing. Speaking of the racing, if you want turn-by-turn coverage, you can’t do better than clicking here to read the excellent reporting from Cycle News. I can’t come close to…