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Promo July 13, 2013 posted by

Laguna MotoGP Special: Buy a RSBFS hat, get a FREE coffee mug!

Summertime is here, and that means racing . . . and riding up to racing events. But you don't want to stand around at the track all day with your helmet hair, the sun burning up your noggin', do you? Cover up with style, thanks to RSBFS!

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These high-end hats offer a great fit along with great style. Show the world that you've got great taste without rocking your helmet hair - and score a FREE coffee mug to boot. That's right, tank up on the caffeine before the ride, and enjoy the protection and good looks of the hat all day long.

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Supplies are limited, so we are blowing these out in a 2 for 1 special. Get your gear ahead of all of the summer races (Laguna, Indy, etc), and be sure and be seen at the track. RSBFS will be there, and you will score sweet logo swag if we see you wearing it. Check out the RSBFS Merchandise store here, and we'll see you at the track!

MI

Promo December 19, 2012 posted by

The Season of Giving: RSBFS Charity Auction to Benefit the Red Cross!

We've had a terrific year here at RSBFS, and we think it is time to give back. Therefore we have donated a large number of items from our logo store, and packaged them up in a No Reserve auction with a starting price of just $1.

Charity Auction Package

All proceeds from this auction will be sent directly to charity on behalf of the staff and readers of RSBFS. We have chosen the Red Cross as the recipient of this year's donation. We won't keep one red cent from this auction, and with no middle man or distribution fees, you can be certain that all the proceeds will be donated promptly and directly.

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This auction represents over $80 in retail cost - and we are starting off the auction at only $1! Further, should the auction run up to the estimated value of the package, we will continue to throw in additional merchandise of the winning bidder's choosing to make up the difference! RSBFS wants to give back, and you can help. Click the link to check out the auction of this brand new, RSBFS Logo gear. Happy Holidays!

MI

Promo December 13, 2012 posted by

Thank You To All Our Sponsors!

As we near the end of another record breaking year at RSBFS, I'd like to turn your attention to our sponsors who have helped to support this site. Please consider visiting these websites before Christmas and support those who support us!

On behalf of the entire team, thank you very much sponsors!

Dan Crouch


Wayne Rainey Print Artwork For Sale

MotoDeity.com has been supporting us for a couple years and has recently launched a new web site which features desktop ready full-size preview images. Suitable for framing, we hope you'll consider these limited edition prints for your home office or garage. We are proud to have MotoDeity as a sponsor and thank them for their continued support!


SpeedWerks has been a loyal sponsor almost since the beginning of our website. Located in Delaware, they have been in business for over 15 years providing exceptional service and support to street riders, club and pro racers, and track day enthusiasts alike. Not to mention their builds, like the NSR above, are second to none. Thank you for your support Steve!

SpeedWerks Bikes Previously Listed:
-1991 Ducati 851
-1989 Yamaha FZR400
-1998 Derbi GPR50
-NSR250 MC21
-91 GSX-R 750
-89 FZR400
-NSR250SP MC28
-RS250 Cup


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Duc Pond Motorsports is one of our newer sponsors and has a loyal following on the east coast. The above two bikes are available at their showroom right now in time for Christmas delivery. Thanks for partnering with us this year guys!


Doug Durham Photography

Finally, though he's not officially a sponsor, we'd like to give a shout out to RSBFS Alumni Doug Durham who has started his own photography website. The shots are simply stunning and we wish him all the best in his latest endeavor!


Please contact me if you have a business or organization that would benefit from being seen on RSBFS.

Promo September 17, 2012 posted by

Stuck on RSBFS? How about a FREE sticker?

In celebration of September, the end of Summer, back to school and all other cool and uncool things, RSBFS will be giving away free stickers.

Simply purchase any RSBFS logo shirt and receive a free sticker. Shirts come in black or white, in polo or tee styles, in sizes MED - XL. Stickers are approximately 8" by 4" in size and come in black or white. Unless you tell us otherwise, black garments will ship with a black sticker and white garments will include a white sticker.

Class up your wardrobe and your vehicle. Buy your kid back to school wear that looks awesome and gives them something to put on their notebook or locker. This special offer runs through the end of September, 2012. Don't miss it!

Promo August 26, 2012 posted by

Dutch Masters Volume II – 500cc GP rider Wil Hartog

In celebration of Two Stroke Week, RSBFS proudly brings you the second round of our Dutch Masters series - this time highlighting the exploits of GP Racer Wil Hartog. If you missed the first volume of this series, you can check it out here: Dutch Masters Volume 1.

Wil Hartog was born in Holland, the son of a Dutch cattle feed farmer. Wil's father was resolutely against his early racing activities - not because of the danger, but because of the loss of labor! As grass farmers must harvest when the grass is ready and the land is dry - and as there is not a lot of opportunity for that in rain-soaked Holland - Wil's racing exploits often took him away from the farm at inopportune moments, to the chagrin of his father.

From his early days racing a converted Suzuki T20 (twin cylinder, 250 two-stroke) street bike in 1967 - a restored example showing in the foreground in the museum picture above, Wil showed talent. He also saw that better equipment made for more reliable machinery, and more winning. In 1968 he switched to a 125cc Honda CR93 and promptly started winning races - including the championship that year. All told Wil became a 12+ time Dutch championship winner, and overall race winner in 250cc, 350cc and 500cc International class machinery.

Video: 1977 GP at Assen

Wil is probably best known for his 500cc GP days, racing and beating the likes of "King" Kenny Roberts, Barry Sheene, Mick Grant, Giacomo Agostini and Virginio Ferrari. The 1977 win at Assen - the Dutch GP - made Wil a country hero. Wearing his traditional white leathers with the country flag on his helmet, Wil braved the wet conditions to take a monumental win. And while he was not to win a formal 500cc championship, this 1979 video from Hockenheim shows just how competitive the "white giant" really was. Fun fact: The fathers of both Carl Fogarty as well as Valentino Rossi competed in that event!

Video - 1979 at Hockenheim:

RSBFS had the distinct honor to be provided a private tour of the Wil Hartog museum by the very man himself. Now in his mid sixties, Wil remains trim, fit and very much in shape. He retains a twinkle in his eye, a quick smile and moves like a much younger man. His English is impeccable. And he continues to ride his Nico Bakker-framed RG500 on a regular basis during vintage events at tracks such as Zandvoort and Assen.

Today Wil is head of a grass farming legacy as started by his father. The lands and the output have grown considerably, and Hartog-Lucerne has spread globally. From farm laborer to GP racer to corporate owner - Wil Hartog has certainly led an interesting life! For more info on the farming concern, check out the details of the operation here.

If you should find yourself in Holland, do yourself a favor and make some time to visit the Wil Hartog museum. This is a private affair, and resides on the Hartog-Lucerne premises. While modest in size, the story told of an unassuming young farm boy turned into national hero is worth the trip. For more information, the museum can be found here: http://www.wilhartogmuseum.nl/

RSBFS wishes to thank Wil Hartog for his time and boundless enthusiasm, as well as Nico Bakker for helping arrange the tour. I really cannot wait until the next time RSBFS has an opening in our European correspondence desk...

MI

Promo August 1, 2012 posted by

RSBFS Merchandise: FREE Shipping!

Hey there sports fans! Freshly recharged (and sunburned) after a fantastic weekend at the Moto GP race at Laguna Seca, the RSBFS staff wants to ensure you are properly outfitted and geared up for the next local round, the US GP at Indy.

To make that easier, we will waive the shipping costs on any order over $40!

Hat + Tees = no shipping fees!

Polo + Hat = we'll ship that!

Stickers + Mugs + Koozies and stuff = sent to your door, sho'nuff

That's right, no matter what you pick, we'll ship it for zip! So check out the latest and greatest gear on our store, and don't miss out on this limited-time offer!