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March 27, 2015

Yamaha introduced the XV950 Racer

Yamaha has just revealed the Racer version of its magnificent XV950 or Star Bolt. The machine was inspired by Markus Walz’ El Raton Asesino, a bike that was created for the Yard Built competition. Features of the special edition Bolt include forged aluminium clip-on handlebars, new switchgear, rear-set footrests, cafe racer style single seat, new suspension and a lot more. The new model, offered in blue or grey colors, will be available from May. Read the full article »

March 23, 2015

Honda Bulldog Concept, the “loveable touring partner”

Honda has just revealed the curios-looking Bulldog Concept at the 31st Osaka Motorcycle Show. According to the press release, the Bulldog Concept promotes a new world of leisure with motorcycles. The model was developed with the concept “Lovable Touring Partner,” and was designed to go beyond the boundaries of conventional leisure motorcycles, to actively enjoy outdoor life. Read the full article »

March 17, 2015

2015 KTM 390 Duke get minor updates

The naked range of KTM is hugely successful: the Austrians sell more Dukes than off-road models worldwide last year. The Duke 390 has also been a big success in many markets around the world and for the 2015 model year, the small naked bike with advanced technology and refined details will be available in the U.S. with an MSRP $4,999. R.I.P. Kawasaki Ninja 300? Read the full article »

March 16, 2015

Simson Schwalbe returns as a retro electric scooter

The Simson KR51 or widely known as the “Schwalbe” was an iconic scooter of East Germany during the communist era. It was produced between 1964 and 1986. Now, Govecs, a company that manufactures electric bikes, has decided to revive the bike with 100% electric propulsion. A prototype was already showed at last year’s EICMA and according to Govecs, the electric scooter goes into production in the second half of 2015. Read the full article »

March 15, 2015

2015 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide Ultra

After Harley revised its touring lineup for 2014 under the Project Rushmore, the CVO Road Glide went missing for one year. The new CVO returned with a new look for 2015, featuring better aerodynamics, fairing, new handlebars, upgraded chassis, and lots of accessories including a superb sound system. The newest generation of the luxury bagger starts at just under $40,000. Read the full article »

March 12, 2015

Victory Magnum X-1: breaking the sound barrier

Victory has just announced the availability of a new special edition version of the Magnum luxury bagger. The bike, called the X-1 features a custom paint job, a blasting 200 watt sound system and other small treatments. The Magnum X-1, launched at the 2015 Daytona Bike Week, is priced at $24,499 and would be available at the Victory dealerships across the world in the next few weeks. Read the full article »

March 10, 2015

Moto Guzzi V7 Racer Verde Legnano SE revealed

Moto Guzzi announces a Special Edition that was exclusively developed in Mandello del Lario for the American fans of the brand. The bike pays tribute to the rare 1971 Telaio Rosso Moto Guzzi V7 Sport. It was given the fancy name,“Verde Legnano,” due to its lime green paint scheme. The Special Edition will be produced in a limited run of just 50 motorcycles and will be available only in North America, carrying a $10,999 price tag. Read the full article »

February 15, 2015

Indian presents the Chief Dark Horse

Indian, America’s first motorcycle company, presents the all-new 2016 Dark Horse. The bike is in essence, the same Chief that is currently in the market, with a blacked out theme from end to end. Due to only a flash of chrome and a healthy dose of matte black paint, the guys at Indian created one of the most confident silhouettes on the market. The bike starts at $16,999. Read the full article »

February 13, 2015

2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC Special Edition revealed

The British brand has announced a limited edition version of its Tiger 800 Explorer XC. The special edition features a number of modifications and upgrades, including larger screen, radiator guards and headlight protectors. The bike comes with dual-purpose tires and will be available in two colors. The limited run version will be available from April. Read the full article »

February 12, 2015

Sinnis Retrostar 250 – the budget Scrambler from China

Scramblers are officially back! After three decades, these retro-styled bikes are becoming popular again. But there’s a small problem with these retro-looking machines: they are not exactly cheap. For example, the new Ducati Scrambler costs about $8,500. But if you’re on a tight budget, you can still own a Scrambler, you just have to look East. Click through to look at the Sinnis Retrostar 250 - a real Scrambler from China. Read the full article »