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April 16, 2015

2015 Yamaha Super Ténéré gets Worldcrossover package

For adventure seekers on two wheels, the Yamaha Super Tenere is one of the best choices out there and the bike just got even more diserable. The manufacturer has revealed a new package that adds more protection to the mechanical parts while being highly stylish and aggresive. Yamaha even claims that the package offers an improved riding experience. The parts are available at Yamaha dealerships and can be ordered separately. Price of the complete package in Germany: €14.195. Read the full article »


April 12, 2015

KTM Grand Tourist turns 65

TM presented the Grand Tourist motorcycle at the Vienna International Spring Fair in 1955. This bike was the third model of the manufacturer, a 125cc machine that placed KTM on an equal footing with competitive brands, mostly based in Germany. The Grand Tourist was powered by a Rotax engine licensed from Sachs, coupled witha three-speed transmission. Read the full article »


April 1, 2015

V4 heaven – Honda VFR history

The Honda VFR model line set the sport touring benchmark for the last three decades. During all these years, the VFR has earned a reputation for reliability and high build quality, but Honda has built some disastrous VFRs in the mid-1980s. One of the most fascinating feature of the model line was its V4 engine with its optimum power and torque characteristics. Of course, the V4 was and is cinsiderably trickier than an inline-four. Click through for some Honda VFR history. Read the full article »


March 29, 2015

Yamaha showcases its three-wheeled future

Yamaha Motor released two design concept trikes today, one for road use and the other for off-road. The design concepts are based on the twin front wheels leaning multi-wheel Tricity and are named 03GEN-f and 03GEN-x. The 03GEN-f is a sportier, more futuristic of the two, while the latter is designed with more an off-road theme. The new concepts indicate that Yamaha has further plans to develop new three wheel bikes for the market. Read the full article »


March 19, 2015

Honda CRF 250 Rally revealed

Honda has just announced that the CRF 250 Rally Concept will be revealed at the 31st Osaka Motorcycle Show 2015 this weekend. The concept bike is largely based on the CRF 250 L, and is powered by the same 249cc single-cylinder engine but the styling is a copy of the CRF 450 Rally. We can only hope that Honda will eventually build a production version of the model. Read the full article »


March 4, 2015

Top 10 motorcycles using a car engine – part 2

Even if it doesn’t make any sense, we like seeing motorcycles using car engines. There are some examples that made it into serial prodution but most of these machines are cool one-off customs that cought our eye. Here are five of the best car-engined motorcycles from the last 50 years that made the best fist […] Read the full article »


March 2, 2015

Top 10 motorcycles using a car engine – part 1

Even if it doesn’t make sense, we like seeing motorcycles using car engines. There are some examples that made it into serial prodution but most of these motorcycles are cool one-off customs that cought our eye. Here are five of the best car-engined motorcycles from the last 50 years that made the best fist of it. Read the full article »


February 23, 2015

Motorcycle brands that should be revived – part 2

Motorcycles from the crypt - the trend for reviving defunct motorcycle brands seems unstoppable. Ariel, Brough Superior, Hesketh - these are not bikes from the past. These are all machines that were revealed in the last two years, efforts of companies that would like to follow the path of Indian. We created a list of 10 defunct motorcycle brands that should be revived, click here for the first part. Enjoy! Read the full article »


February 21, 2015

Motorcycle brands that should be revived – part 1

Motorcycles from the crypt - the trend for reviving defunct motorcycle brands seems unstoppable. Ariel, Brough Superior, Hesketh - these are not bikes from the past. These are all machines that were revealed in the last two years, efforts of companies that would like to follow the path of Indian. We created a list of 10 defunct motorcycle brands that should be revived. Enjoy! Read the full article »


February 19, 2015

Icon 1000’s Katana – New Jack

The original Suzuki Katana revolutionized the market when it went into serial production in 1982. It was a machine before her time, a futuristic sports touring bike with great performance. Well, Icon thought it’s time to bring back the iconic name and design. The small motorcycle garage from Portland introduced New Jack, a bold, non-conformist take on the old Katana at the 2015 One Motorcycle Show. Read the full article »