Entertainment - Motorcycle News

August 16, 2015

More than 1,000 women at the Ace Cafe for a World Record attempt

Hundreds of lady bikers will be gathering at the Ace Cafe in North West London todayin an attempt to create a new world record for the largest number of female motorcyclists meeting together in one place. Between 400 and 600 women aged 24 to 65 years are expected to ride to the meeting, coming from as far afield as Ireland and Wales. In September 2014, 221 Australian women on 190 bikes set a record for being the most women riding motorcycles at once. Read the full article »

August 8, 2015

Polaris Slingshot coming to Europe before the end of the year

Polaris has confirmed that its three-wheel vehicle, the Slingshot, is making its European debut in Q4 2015. Slingshot has been honed for the European market by U.S manufacturer Polaris and will offer petrol-heads a completely new motoring experience. According to the first reviews, the Slingshot is the definition of awesome so we can’t wait to see it here on the old continent. Read the full article »

August 5, 2015

Video: This is how the Yamaha YZF-R6 really sounds

Youtube artist Fresh Big Mouf’s newest project is really interesting. He created a song entirely out of the sounds of a Yamaha YZF-R6. Listening to the result, we have to say that the song is truly unique. He used the sounds of the revving engine, bumps on the tires, kickstarter, helmet and some other parts of the bike. The track is called „Can’t Feel My Face” and you can download it from here. Read the full article »

August 4, 2015

Video: Robbie Madison rides his KTM on water

For nearly two years Robbie has been focused on making surfing on his motorbike a reality. His efforts paid off in Tahiti, where he rode the world famous waves at Teahupoo and Papara. DC presents Robbie “Maddo” Maddison’s “Pipe Dream,” giving the world a chance to witness history being made as Maddo rides his dirt bike on the powerful and iconic waves of Tahiti. From his helmet to motocross boots, Maddo was dressed for FMX when he took his dirt bike into the unchartered saltwater terrain of the Pacific Ocean in French Polynesia. Read the full article »

July 22, 2015

Triumph to auction Chris Pratt’s Jurassic World Scrambler

On 23rd July Triumph Motorcycles will auction the iconic Scrambler ridden by action hero Chris Pratt in the global summer blockbuster Jurassic World. The bespoke bike, featured racing alongside Raptors in the film will be sold by eBay to the highest bidder, with the proceeds going to Triumph’s nominated fundraising partner, The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. Read the full article »

July 20, 2015

Watch the trailer of Guy Martin’s landspeed record attempt

Guy Martin will attempt to break the motorcycle landspeed world record next month on Triumph-powered streamliner. Unlike the other vehicles and contraptions he's tried to break speed records with before, this time should be slightly easier as it'll be on a Triumph motorbike. In order to succeed, he’s going to have to go faster than 376.363 mph. The attempt will take place at the iconic Bonneville Salt Flats between August 23 and 27. Read the full article »

July 11, 2015

Watch the new MV Agusta F3 675 commercial – video

Italian manufacturer MV Agusta has released a new F3 675 commercial. The video was shot in James Bond-style and that means a well-dressed rider and a ton of elegance. Since Mercedes owns 25% of MV Agusta, there had to be a Merc in the garage. The F3 675 is ridden by stunt rider Thibaut Nogues, dressed up according to the spy code while the video was produced by Genepi Film. Read the full article »

July 10, 2015

The Ducati „Ride a song” contest takes off

Ducati launches its Ride a Song contest and asks competition participants to propose the ideal motorcycle vacation paired with great music. The best “road trip” wins a Multistrada Experience, an exclusive opportunity to ride the new Multistrada 1200, and the chance to share this exciting experience with two friends. Read the full article »

July 9, 2015

Guy Martin will ride the Triumph Rocket III Streamliner in Bonneville

Triumph has confirmed its intention to break the motorcycle land speed record at the salt flats of Bonneville, USA, in August 2015. While the current record stands at 376.363 mph, the Triumph team is aiming to surpass that over the measured mile with the Triumph Rocket III Streamliner. The machine is powered by two 2.3 litre Triumph Rocket III engines, producing 1,000hp and it will be ridden by TT legend and adrenaline junkie Guy Martin. Read the full article »

July 8, 2015

Watch the world’s fastest Harley-Davidson Road Glide hitting 165mph – video

An Australian-prepped Harley-Davidson FLTRXS Road Glide Special was able to reach 165.1 miles per hour (265 km/h) at the 25th annual Dry Lakes Racers Australia (DLRA) Speed Week on the salt flats of Lake Gairdner in South Australia in March. That means that this bike is the world’s fastest naturally aspirated bagger under 2000cc. The bike is called the „Pepper” and it reached this speed with functional saddlebags! Read the full article »