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  • Pikes Peak 2013 Follow-up

    Posted on December 19, 2013

    Taking Performance to New Heights Click Above for the Video: The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is an iconic event – but one thing about it is that it is tough to find info on the race – beyond results. The Motorcycle divisions in particular get little coverage. But ‘On […]

  • Race Week – Saturday, Day 5

    Posted on June 29, 2013

    Pikes Peak Hill Climb is a Time Trial event for the rider. But for the crew it is an endurance event. Each day the crew (including the rider) is up early, on the mountain at altitude, and working hard. The days are  loooong. Generally up around 2:00am and working pretty […]

  • Qualifying! Practice Day 4 of 4

    Posted on June 28, 2013

    Aside from race day, I have one other favorite day on the mountain – qualifying day. It’s the last day of practice, and our first time on this lower section. We will be running from the start line to the switchback below Glen Cove. The last time Micky raced here […]

  • Practice Day 3 of 4

    Posted on June 27, 2013

    Devils Playground – The sunrise from here is amazing – a lot like watching the sun come up from an airplane window.  We are 12,750 ft up on the mountain. Micky is running from here to the summit. After the sun rises the bugs appear – non biting, so it’s […]

  • Practice Day 2 of 4

    Posted on June 26, 2013

    We are back at Glen Cove today. I suspect that the Pikes Peak Race Organization is using this location rather than Cove Creek which is on the schedule, because the electric motorcycles need the power sources here. There are no services at Cove Creek. So lucky us – we get […]

  • Practice Day 1 of 4 Glen Cove

    Posted on June 25, 2013

    Glen Cove: 4:00am. Below freezing temps and the wind is blowing. In fact it is blowing hard enough to topple over the orange cones marking the start line for the official practice runs. Also, it is dark. But we’re at Pikes Peak and oh so happy to be in the […]

  • Race Week Begins!

    Posted on June 24, 2013

    After a beautiful drive over Independence Pass, the team arrived at our home away from home – the Mecca Motel – on Sunday. Although a great deal of the prep work for the race bikes was done prior to our departure, there always are a few more things that need […]

  • Pikes Peak or Bust!

    Posted on June 22, 2013

    Pikes Peak or Bust! That’s what the pioneers said as they headed west to the Rocky Mountains. The Falkner/Livingston Akrapovic team is in California though, so we’re actually heading east towards Pikes Peak, but still it’s a great motto for the team as we pack up and head out for […]

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Pro Rider Micky Dymond Partners with Falkner Livingston Racing/Akrapovic for the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in the 1205 Pro Class Returning Champion and 2005 King of the Hill ready for an epic race to the top on the fully paved course. Mission Viejo, CA, May […]

  • Spider Grips in 24 hr Endurance

    Posted on May 6, 2013

    When we designed the Spider SLR grip, our purpose was to make a grip that is something like a track tire. It offers the very best in grippy performance, coupled with vibration damping. Just like a track tire it will wear well, but quickly under the intense use of a […]

  • Sweet! Check out page 92 of the April issue of Motorcyclist. Aaron Frank added some Spider Grips to Heli-Bars and made a nice comfort upgrade to his CBR! Thanks Frank!

  • Bitchin’ Fresh Kit!

    Posted on October 29, 2012
  • Event winner Carlin Dunne sets new record; Spider Grips/Ducati teammate Greg Tracy posts sub–10 minute run to clinch second place MISSION VIEJO, CA – August 14, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Spider Grips is proud to announce that the Spider Grips/Ducati Race Team triumphed Sunday at the 90th running […]

  • SPIDER GRIPS’ PEAK MOTORCYCLE GRIP

    Posted on March 24, 2012

      Editorial Brief: Developed at the pinnacle of motorcycle sport, Spider’s new Peak grip has climbed mountains to bring streetbike riders the latest, hands-on technology. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Eric Putter Eric@PutterPowerMedia.com  SPIDER GRIPS’ PEAK MOTORCYCLE GRIP Hands-On Technology for Streetbike Riders MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (March 23, 2012) — […]

  • In 2011, four pilots chose the Ducati Multistrada 1200 as their weapon of choice to attack Pikes Peak in the 89th running of “The Race to the Clouds.” Two would finish on the podium. Two would not finish… This is their story. Featuring:  Greg Tracy, Alexander Smith, Carlin Dunne and […]

  • Electric Motorcycle World Speed Record!

    Posted on August 24, 2011

    SPIDER RIDER PAUL THEDE SETS NEW ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE WORLD SPEED RECORD Spider Rider Paul Thede has set a new land speed record by becoming the first electric motorcycle rider to exceed 200 mph during the Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week, Aug. 13-19, 2011. The Lightning Electric SuperBike achieved an average […]

  • Guest Post – Pikes Peak Hill Climb

    Posted on July 5, 2011

    Winner of the 450 Class, Davey Durell’s take on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb 2011 The 2011 Pikes Peak Hill Climb was a long hot day. We had a lot of delays. Some cars lost motors and oiled the road. One went off at Ragged Edge, a corner above […]

  • Spider Grips/Ducati Team Update

    Posted on June 4, 2011

    Today we were back on the mountain, positioned at an area called “Cove Creek”. It is a beautiful bowl just above 10,000ft altitude on the famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb track. We parked the Sprinter vans on a pretty steep angle along the side of the road, and unload […]

  • Flat Track in Salinas!

    Posted on April 27, 2011

    Guest post by Spider Rider Jimmy Woods Hey Everyone!  Last weekend was rounds four and five of the GNC Flat Track series in Salinas, CA.  They hosted a really big, fast TT on Saturday and a short track on Sunday. Rider Jimmy Woods #37 at the GNC Flat Track Series   We […]

  • Incredible Chaotic India

    Posted on April 12, 2011

    This guest post was written by Spider Rider Danielle Murdoch. She is currently in India, on a trip riding from her homeland in Australia to Africa. She is riding over land through South East Asia, India, the Middle East then on to Egypt where she will start her circumnavigation of Africa.  Beeeepppppp, doadooooloooo, honk […]

  • Experience Daytona behind the scenes

    Posted on March 29, 2011

    Below is James Rispoli’s Daytona AMA Pro Motorcycle-SuperStore.com SuperSport race report .  An interesting read about the many actions and decisions that go into just one weekend of racing. To start I want to let you know I had such a great time during the winter months hanging out in Florida about 20 minutes from Daytona at my mechanic Ryan’s house.  This was […]

  • Spider Grips in the Air

    Posted on March 24, 2011

    Spider Riders Paul Smith and Cody Cavanough spent this past weekend at the Georgia Air Show.  Now I love an airshow as much as the next person, but they didn’t just go to check it out. Nope, Paul and Cody jumped over pilot Skip Stewart and his stunt plane in […]

  • Spider Riders bringing in the wins!

    Posted on March 15, 2011

    So, how was your weekend? It was a pretty good one for Spider Grips riders Jason DiSalvo, Sammy Halbert, James Rispoli and Brandon Brown. These riders all raced last weekend and brought home top honors in their races. Starting with Jason DiSalvo – winner of the Daytona 200. Rider Jason DiSalvo made […]

  • Motorcyclist Magazine April 2011 This is nice stuff. Check out the current issue of Motorcyclist Magazine – April 2011. The article “Doin Time” on pages 94-95 by Tim Carrithers has some nice things to say about Spider Grips. In writing about his long term test ride Ducati Multistada Tim gives […]

  • Spider Grips Ducati Team Practice

    Posted on February 9, 2011

    First track practice of 2011 for the Spider Grips Ducati Team! More info soon!

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