Motorcycle - Motorcycle News

August 26, 2015

Top 10 best-selling motorcycles

According to ACEM, the Motorcycle Industry of Europe, in 2014 a total number of 1,099,000 motorcycles and scooters were registered in the EU. But what are the most popular models? It’s worth pointing out that there are several surprising points of the data – for example, there’s not a single Suzuki, Triumph, Ducati or Harley on the list or that Honda only made it to the top 10 thanks to two scooters. The sales figures come from 2014. Read the full article »

August 18, 2015

Holographic Hammer will turn the Kawasaki ZX-10R into a Scrambler

Turning Kawasaki's supersport machine into an off-road machine does sound pretty awesome, doesn't it? That's exactly what the guys at Holographic Hammer have in mind. The French custom bike builders have just released the final sketches of the special ZX-10R and we have to say, the result will be a bloody epic motorcycle - just don't try to beat the real off-road machines like the KX450F! Read the full article »

August 17, 2015

The animal of Somerset – Ariel Ace review

Do you think that the Honda VFR1200F lacks character? Is it a boring bike? Then try the Ariel Ace - it has the same engine but it's a completely different bike, a real animal. The Ace is a dramatically styled and powerful V4 roadster built by the same company that created the magnificent toy called Ariel Atom. Ariel wants to build 150 bikes a year and is estimated to start at around 20,000 British Pounds. Read the full article »

August 15, 2015

A little supermoto dream – 2015 KTM RC390 review

The new KTM RC390 remains one of the shining contenders in today’s market’s search for small displacement sportsmanship. With a growing stream of new riders getting the fever and veteran bikers looking for an agile confidence booster, the RC390’s complete package is compelling against the competition. Read the full article »

August 13, 2015

Yamaha Yard Built XV950 “The Face”

Yamaha’s Yard Built program returns to Germany for the first collaboration with talented German custom builder, Dirk Oehlerking of Kingston Customs. The result, the Kingston Customs Yard Built XV950 ‘The Face’ is the first Café Bob to join the Yard Built line up. As with most Yard Built projects this build has a couple of signature tweaks that identify it as a Kingston Customs build, including the cool spark plug sitting in the headstock and the yellow MX visor screen, cleverly placed behind the head light. Read the full article »

August 12, 2015

Yamaha Yard Built XJR1300 “Iron heart”

If you've been following the world of custom bikes, you'll definitely know Yamaha's Yard Built program. Well, Yamaha has again broken new ground, collaborating with Japanese selvedge denim company Iron Heart to create the first Selvedge denim inspired Yard Built motorcycle. The collaboration between Iron Heart and Yamaha is indeed a stunning ‘grown up’ café racer. Showcasing everything both Yamaha and Iron Heart stand for in respecting hand craftsmanship and timeless design mixed with the latest technology. Read the full article »

August 10, 2015

Norton to develop a new 200hp 1200cc V4 bike, receives government funding

Norton has announced a new £7.5m project which includes £4 million of government funding. Thanks to the governtment money, Norton will build a new manufacturing facility and develop a new premium motorcycle and a new green motorcycle withing two years. The brand also has revealed some details of the new 1200cc V4 bike that will rival the Ducati Panigale. Read the full article »

August 7, 2015

Lvpvs Alpha, a space age Moto Guzzi California

This latest custom Moto Guzzi California is definitely not for everybody. The creation of Officine Rossopuro is a perfect combination of creativity, futuristic design and modern technology. Just one interesting fact about the bike: ninety percent per cent of the motorcycle is handcrafted, that’s remarkably high even for a custom bike. Click through to learn more details about the special Moto Guzzi California. Read the full article »

August 7, 2015

The safe choice – 2015 Honda VFR800X Crossrunner review

After several years of tweaking and adjustment, Honda has put the finishing touches on their 2015 Crossrunner. The adventure-style roadster is far from cutting edge but it has a capable chassis, a great V4 engine and good reasonable practicality. All in all, the Crossrunner has a relaxed character and it’s a respectable machine. Click through […] Read the full article »

August 5, 2015

Custom BMW R NineT by JSK Custom Design

JSK Custom Design is a relatively new player on the custom bike market since it was only launched in 2010. The company was founded by Samuel Kao who wanted to chase his dreams after relocating from Taiwan. Looking at his newest creation, he’s on the right track. The custom R NineT was built around a single idea: to make a fun motorcycle for the streets and for the dirt roads. The name of the project is already telling: Project Chocolate Slider. Read the full article »