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Ural holds record in Bonneville

Sun, 07 Aug 2016

Since 1914, there has been no Russian motorcycle in the history of racing in the salt fields of Utah. The Fine Custom Mechanics team changed history by making a name for themselves at Speed Week in the USA. On a two-mile distance, the Bonny, a custom-made bike with an Ural engine, managed to accelerate the bike to 97 mph.

New cross-country Suzuki 2017 bikes

Wed, 27 Jul 2016

Suzuki has released detailed information about the 2017 RM-Z450 and RM-Z250 motocross models. The main innovation of the whole series was the coloring. The colors of some plastic elements have changed, the Excel aluminum rims have become black.

Spanish version of Buell.

Sun, 03 Jul 2016

A small Spanish company called Bottpower, which specializes in custom motorcycles, has unveiled new photos and a teaser of the XR1R project, a track bike equipped with a Buell V-twin. It is known that the motorcycle is assembled on a titanium frame, equipped with advanced electronics, including three power supply cards, traction control and launch control, and its specific power is close to 1kg per hp.

Ducatiís world tour

Sun, 26 Jun 2016

The Bologna factory is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. In honor of this event, the company is sending seven travelers on a trip around the world on the Multistrada 1200 Enduro. They will have to travel a total of 30,000km, visiting Europe, Russia, Mongolia, China, Japan and the United States, passing the baton to each other like an Olympic torch.

Mini Ducati

Sun, 05 Jun 2016

The Ducati lovers all over the world now have a great opportunity to pass their passion for their favorite technology to their offspring: in the nearest future, four children's electric bikes will appear in authorized Ducati centers at once. The maximum speed of electric bikes reaches 7.6kmh, they are intended for children aged two or three years and above, the cost of the high-end Desmosedici GP 12V toy, with the Andrea Dovizioso's grand prix car design, is 402 Euros.

Moto Guzzi

Mon, 30 May 2016

Trying to distort the concept of cafe racer as little as possible, Radical Guzzi specialists in their latest work pursued two goals: speed and style. The concept was developed by former BMW designer Sylvain Berneron. The 1200cc twin Moto Guzzi Griso has been pumped up to almost a liter and a half, equipped with a 1400 California cylinder-piston group.

Benelli explores Europe

Sat, 14 May 2016

The Chinese owners of the Italian brand Benelli are targeting the European market. The company is preparing to release two new motorcycles, a 750cc and a 900cc naked. The yellow naked, very similar to the Ducati Monster, is equipped with a 750cc parallel twin, an imposing inverted telescopic fork and a dual disc front brake with radial calipers.

The Austrians block the choke hold

Fri, 29 Apr 2016

Recently, KTM has unveiled an updated flagship in the RC lineup. According to the new EU requirements, the motorcycle engine now meets the strict environmental requirements of Euro-4 and a couple of innovations were added to the design. The redesigned exhaust system will now end with a classic muffler facing the right side of the bike.

"Dangerous" assistant

Thu, 07 Apr 2016

Honda has patented its development in the field of interactive technologies that prevent accidents, following BMW. The Japanese proposed a warning system about the danger that lies in wait for the driver in the blind zone. Honda engineers have proposed equipping the motorcycle with cameras and radars that will detect dangerous proximity to another vehicle or pedestrian and warn the driver through light indication or tactile feedback.

In loving memory of the Suzuki Katana

Wed, 23 Mar 2016

The Japanese are celebrating the 35th anniversary of the legendary Suzuki Katana motorcycle, whose appearance on the road still stuns the layman. Back in the day, the Japanese manufacturer relied on the European design studio Target Design to get an innovative motorcycle. Hans Muth, the ex-BMW designer at the time, presented two concepts: a 650cc prototype and a 1100cc version that ended up on the assembly line.

The Indian turned to the origins

Mon, 14 Mar 2016

Indian Motorcycle has unveiled the latest addition to its cruiser line-up. The Springfield is built on the new Chief platform with an 1811cc Thunder Stroke 111 V-twin. The bike can be easily converted from a touring to city cruiser.

The most powerful Victory

Tue, 23 Feb 2016

Victory, as promised, has introduced the most powerful model in the line of cruisers called Octane. Despite expectations, the bike is practically no different from the previously presented Combustion. At Victory, the novelty is called the modern muscle bike.

New addition to the cat family

Tue, 02 Feb 2016

Triumph has unveiled a new product called the Tiger Sport. The motorcycle received an inline 1050cc “triple”, installed on the latest generation of Speed Triple, an electronic “throttle”, a multi-level traction control, cruise control, ABS and a slipper clutch. There is no full specification yet, but it is known that the motorcycle will be produced in two color options: silver and black.

Honda is recalling over 20,000 Shadows in the US

Fri, 29 Jan 2016

Honda is recalling 22,142 motorcycles from shipments produced between 2010 and 2016. The reason was the vibration from the engine, which over time leads to chafing of the fall sensor wire in the common harness. Dealers promise to move the wire to another location and replace the sensor free of charge.

Victory has set a release date for Octane

Fri, 08 Jan 2016

The new bike, called the Octane, will feature a 1,200cc liquid-cooled powerplant based on the Indian Scout engine. According to the bold statements of the brand representatives, we are waiting for a motorcycle from the Ducati Diavel league.

Kawasaki Vulcan SS

Mon, 28 Dec 2015

Jesse Bassett from the GasBox workshop became a contender for the title of Kawasaki designer. As part of the Breaking Boundaries Build-Off program, the evergreen brand offered him and five other designers to try their hand at tuning the Vulcan S. Without hesitation, Bassett cut the rear fender, installed a new seat, a long shock absorber and wheels.

Concept Victory Combustion

Sat, 05 Dec 2015

At the New York International Motorcycle Show, Victory unveiled a cruiser powered by the acclaimed Project 156. Like the Ignition concept shown in Milan, the bike is driven by a 60-degree 1200cc V-twin, with a belt-driven final drive.

Small arrow

Sat, 28 Nov 2015

Husqvarna has expanded its family of “black and white arrows” with the 701 Vitpilen, which, as it turns out, is not the last in the company's line-up. The Swedish brand is also preparing to release a 125cc Vitpilen 401 model. And given that the KTM Duke range also has a 200cc variant, we can assume that the family, which has not yet entered the assembly line, will soon grow to five models.

Moto Guzzi Le Mans Mk III #17

Thu, 12 Nov 2015

Few believe that the true spirit of the Moto Guzzi brand is hidden in the sports cars of the 1970s and 1980s. But they are still in demand. Here is a great example of this from the Hamburg workshop Kaffeemaschine.

Yamaha WR450F 2016

Thu, 22 Oct 2015

In addition to introducing a new two-stroke model, Yamaha has updated its flagship 4T enduro, the WR450F. The motorcycle used the YZ450F motocross engine layout with the cylinder turned back and the intake and exhaust turned 180 degrees. The engine is housed in a new aluminum frame based on the aforementioned YZ450F.

Yamaha WR250 2T 2016

Sat, 03 Oct 2015

The triple tuning fork brand has made a great gift to all 2-stroke enduro enthusiasts with the introduction of the WR250 2T to the European market, based on the recently launched YZ250X in the US. According to the creators, the new motorcycle has an explosive, cross-country character. This was achieved thanks to the development of a new YPVS power valve, a new cylinder and block head.

BMW Side View Assist in action

Tue, 29 Sep 2015

BMW introduced two updated models of maxi-scooters C650 Sport and C 650 GT. In addition to the new suspension, traction control and other systems, the Bavarians introduced the "electronic assistant" Side View Assist. Both models received a new dashboard and several color options.

How to tame the

Sun, 06 Sep 2015

The other day Ducati Diavel was seen on tests in Germany. In addition to the front footrests moved forward, an updated fuel tank and swingarm, the camouflaged motorcycle featured a belt drive rear wheel. The rear shock mount has been relocated, while the front still has a fork from Marzocchi, which disbanded this year.

Just Another Duke in the KTM line-up

Sun, 23 Aug 2015

In one of KTM's branded parking lots in Europe, a disguised motorcycle was spotted with a new engine, the estimated volume of which is 800 cm3. It seems that the Austrians are working on a plan for a serious attack on the road segment in 2016. The motorcycle looks like the Duke series.

Norton reveals plans for the future

Tue, 04 Aug 2015

According to unofficial information, the plant plans to produce a sportbike that can compete with the Ducati 1299 Panigale and Superleggera IS. Norton's head of design, Simon Skinner, revealed that the bike will be powered by a brand new V4 1200cc engine and 200+ horsepower.

Indian Scout

Sat, 25 Jul 2015

Jeb Skolman is the designer who brought the original custom project to life to honor the birth of the new Thunder Stroke 111 engine from Indian Co. He revealed his new work to the world that is called "Black Bullet". Jeb took the Indian Scout engine and put it in a dry frame.

Suzuki GSX-R1000 Anniversary Edition

Thu, 02 Jul 2015

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Gixer, Suzuki is releasing a limited edition GSX-R1000 in the colors of the 1985 GSX-R750.

Vespa is getting more stylish with Armani

Fri, 19 Jun 2015

Two Italian style icons together. The Armani brand is 40 years old, and the Piaggio Group is 130 years old. Both companies celebrate the anniversary with the release of a joint work of art - Vespa 946 Emporio Armani.

Victory presented Project 156

Sun, 07 Jun 2015

Victory has teamed up with Roland Sands Design to completely declassify the Project 156, a hand-built race bike for the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The motorcycle is equipped with a liquid-cooled V-twin, powered by two 67-mm “chokes”, which are supplied with air through an air intake located in a false tank. The fuel tank is located under the engine.

KTM tourist crossover spotted in Spain

Sun, 24 May 2015

A partially disguised touring bike that is based on a charged naked KTM 1290 Super Duke R has been accidentally discovered while testing in Spain. According to rumors, the novelty will be called 1290 Super Duke Gran Turismo. The bike is powered by the same 1301cc powerplant as the 1290 Super Duke R and 1290 Super Adventure.