2015 May - Motorcycle News

May 31, 2015

2015 Indian Roadmaster Review – The Epitome of a Luxury Touring Bike

Indian Motorcycle, founded in 1901, is the oldest surviving motorcycle company in the U.S.A. Indian has produced many of America's best loved and most famous road-touring bikes, including the original Roadmasters between 1947 and 1953. On August 2nd, 2014, the new 2015 Indian Roadmaster was unveiled to the public view at the 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Curious visitors had the opportunity to preview the new Roadmaster all weekend long. What they found was a powerful and luxurious touring cycle with huge storage capacity and a bit of "nostalgia." Read the full article »

May 31, 2015

Ducati Monster 821 and 1200S Stripe Models Released

For 2015 the Monster range has been extended with a new, exclusive version aimed at the most demanding motorcyclists: The Monster Stripe. Revealed at EICMA 2014, the new Monster Stripe is now available at Ducati Dealerships in 821 and 1200 S versions. The special version comes with an exclusive trim that includes custom two-tone paint, carbon parts and other Ducati Performance aftermarket parts. Read the full article »

May 30, 2015

It’s TT time again. Are You Ready? – Video

It’s time, another Isle of Man TT is upon us and the race this year will most likely be one of the best we’ve ever seen. Who can stop Michael Dunlop? How many trophies will John McGuinness bring home? The first practice session starts in just a couple of hours, until then, watch how Guy Martin and his Tyco Suzuki Superbike chases BMW mounted Michael Dunlop. Read the full article »

May 30, 2015

Monitor you battery with the new OptiMate

Having problems with your battery? Today, we show you a useful tool from Belgian company OptiMate. OptiMate have designed a new dual function monitor, which displays the battery’s state of charge and will also provide active charging system monitoring, giving owners an immediate overview of the motorcycle’s electrical system. Read the full article »

May 29, 2015

Great Upgrades for the 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide

2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide is a new and improved "high-mileage road warrior". One of the best additions to this one-of-kind touring bike is the Project Rushmore Treatment which makes it look and sound better. Don't worry though, the air-cooled, high output twin cam 103 engine is still used as is the six speed cruise drive transmission fueled with a six gallon tank. Read the full article »

May 29, 2015

A Guide to the Best Motorcycle Cameras

The benefits to owning a motorcycle camera are numerous. First off, you can always have your camera on during action in case of any accidents you need to record. Secondly, you’ll have documentation of your riding scene to upload or sell any stimulating visual content as you’d like. We collected four great cameras for motorbikes. Click through to know which one is best for snap happy bikers. Read the full article »

May 29, 2015

Supercharged Bienville Legacy to debut at 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed

A new American, V4-powered motorbike, the Bienville Legacy, will be revealed for the first time at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Legacy has been developed by Bienville Studios in New Orleans, Louisiana and it is the most powerful four-cylinder motorcycle ever produced. A supercharged engine delivering 300hp, patented suspension, astonishing looks – that’s the Legacy. Read the full article »

May 28, 2015

Triumph and Barbour celebrate new clothing range with custom Bonneville

To mark the launch of a new clothing line, Barbour and Triumph have now unveiled the Street Tracker, a custom built Bonneville. UK’s two most famous bike brands have created a custom bike that has a tough image and feels really raw. The bike carries the name „Barbour International Triumph 1 Street Tracker” (shortly BIT1) and celebrates a new clothing line that will be available in Triumph dealerships from August 2015. Read the full article »

May 28, 2015

MotoGP’s New Direction In 2016

Several important changes to the MotoGP rules - specifically engine, concession and software regulations - were announced by the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), MotoGp's governing agency, a few weeks ago. Click through for details. Read the full article »

May 27, 2015

A Bagless Baby Bagger: 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic

With the Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic motorcycle (model VN900B), Kawasaki is clearly looking to appeal to lovers of post WWII iconic American motorcycles. Designed with obvious influence from the Harley-Davidson Fat Boy, the Vulcan 900 offers much of the handling and appeal of the Harley, as long as you are not looking for the sound. For those who understand true classic American motorcycles, there is also a taste of the Indian motorcycle in its styling. […] Read the full article »