2010 May - Motorcycle News

May 31, 2010

KTM 990 Adventure Limited Edition

The austrian company enriches the range of the 990 Adventure. The Limited Edition version is based on the standard model, but offers a wider range of accessories. The kit provides the factory installed former white livery PPG orange bars that make it instantly recognizable. The “touring” windscreen offers great protection even for tall riders and […] Read the full article »

May 28, 2010

Suzuki Gladius brings a Supermoto feel

Suzuki introduced the 650 cc Gladius, a very good starters bike back in 2009. The guys at canadian firm GPDesigns thought, the SFV650 Gladius is not exciting enough, so they made a Supermoto version, which looks very sporty and agressive. Read the full article »

May 28, 2010

Video: This is how the Suzuki GSX-R1000 is born

Suzuki posted a video showing how today’s GSX-R1000 is born at the Hamamatsu plant in Japan. The attached video takes us through the most important fabrication processes. Read the full article »

May 28, 2010

Video: 85-foot world record front-flip

Jackson Strong, a young australian stunt has set a new world record by succesfully landing an 85-foot frontflip. Strong jumped in front of a 6000-strong crowd in Cairns, Australia. Read the full article »

May 27, 2010

Kawasaki introduced 2011 offroad models headlined by new KX250F

The japanese announced some early release 2011 models, and the most interesting is the strongly revised KX250F. The 250 cc machine has some significant upgrades for this year, but the Kawasaki engineers scrutinized every system and component of the race-winning 2010 KX450F, too. Read the full article »

May 26, 2010

Motorcycle soccer – a game of two halves and two wheels

Motorcycle soccer - one of the weirdest sports on this planet. These guys in Bhopal, India love their bikes and soccer and combined the two activities. Read the full article »

May 26, 2010

125 cc of fun – Honda announced 2011 PCX scooter

The all-new Honda PCX scooter combines sportbike-inspired styling and great fuel economy into the package that makes riding fun. The mid-sized scooter bridges the gap between the 108 cc Elite and the 153 cc SH150i and will be available in two colours, white or red. Read the full article »

May 26, 2010

Less sport, more comfort – Triumph Sprint GT 2011

The british marque introduced the less sporty version of the Sprint ST 1050. The bike didn’t loose all of his DNA sport bike, but it became more practical for long tours, meanwhile the three-cylinder engine gained a couple of extra horses, too. Read the full article »

May 25, 2010

Nostalgia: Freddie “fast” Spencer explains motorcycling racing

Nostalgia: Two times 500cc world champion Freddie "fast" Spencer gets into the technical aspects of motorcycle racing in the three-part documentary from the eighties. Read the full article »