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August 9, 2010

Futuristic 2WD Ostoure Naked Concept

The Ostoure is a naked motorcycle concept sprung from the mind of Persian designer Mohammad Reza Shojaie. Ostoure (standing „Legend” in Persian) utilizes delicate, futuristic but muscular design and futuristic technology. The motorcycle is 2WD, which is not the first in this type, but it is one of the most applicable, steering is like what the pilot experience in the plane. Read the full article »

August 9, 2010

New military bike can run on seven different types of fuel

Military vehicles usually have impressive technical specification, but the HDT M1030-M2 670cc JP8 is simply a hell of a machine. Don’t let the charming name deceive you, the military motorcycle is as tough as a two-wheeler can be. The M2 is based on the 2004 M1 which was developed and produced for the U. S. Marines. The engineers at HDT have refined the motorcycle, and the result is the new M2. Read the full article »

August 6, 2010

Husqvarna introduced three new off-road machines

The Swedish arm of BMW Motorcycles announced three whole new models, namely the TE 449, TE 511, TC 449, which are said to be easy to use, ready to race and easy to maintain. The company refined the design of the TE range with a single piece side panel. All of the newbies are powered with a significantly improved 4 valve engine. Read the full article »

August 5, 2010

Indian Motorcycles promises prototypes and new models at Sturgis

Indian Motorcycles announced that it will be celebrating the company's 110-year history by introducing the 2011 Indian Chief lineup in Sturgis for the 70th annual motorcycle rally. Specific details of the 2011 Chief models have not been released, but we know that there will be a limited edition inspired by Art Deco design. Read the full article »

August 5, 2010

2011 Triumph Adventure “spy” shots

Keeping with its schedule, Triumph has released some new photos and technical data of its 2011 Adventure. The English manufacturer has created a new, 800-ish, long-stroke three-cylinder engine based on the 675 to power the middleweight road and off-road versions of the bike. The engine should be "torquey", have an "exciting top end", "compact dimensions", "controllable power delivery', all thanks to its long-stroke design. See the video below: Read the full article »

August 4, 2010

Peugeot revealed new Kisbee 4-stroke scooter

French manufacturer Peugeot has revealed its latest scooter, the Kisbee. The 4-stroke machine is not just the first 2011 model year scooter in Peugeot's range, but the first one with the marque's new lion logo. The scooter has a 50cc, 4-stroke engine which is clear and fuel efficient. We can travel up to 200 km (124 miles) with its 6.5 liter (1,5 gallon) tank. Read the full article »

August 3, 2010

New engines, transmissions for Victory Motorcycles’ 2011 lineup

Victory Motorcycles has introduced its 2011 model lineup, all of which now featue significant engine and transmission upgrades. The biggest news is that Victory drops the smaller displacement motor, so every 2011 model comes with the huge 106 cubic inch V-twin. Additional changes iclude new paint schemes as well as two new designs in the Ness Signature series. Read the full article »

August 2, 2010

Brawler: V-Rod powered concept for enthusiasts of performance

It's not news that the V-Rod, designed with Porsche engineering input, is one of the best motorcycle engines ever made. The V-Rod has not broken any sales record, though, and rumours suggest that it will be axed shortly. Travis Clark designer thought, this engine would deserve a more sportier chassis and frame, and appearently he did his homework. Travis designed two concepts, a base model with a 88 cubic inch air-cooled V-Twin, and the V-Rod powered Sportster. What do you think, do Harley need a high-performance sport bike? Read the full article »

July 31, 2010

Moto Guzzi Griso and Ducati Hypermotard concepts

Although Italian design found its peak in the 1960's, they can create fantastic cars and motorcycles nowadays, too. A couple of students in their second year of the IED design institute created two interesting concepts, based on the Moto Guzzi Griso performance cruiser and the Ducati Hypermotard supermoto. Read the full article »

July 30, 2010

2011 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra: the bigger the better

Harley-Davidson already introduced its 2011 lineup, but most of the models only got minor changes. But among the big CVO's and touring machines there's a whole new motorcycle, the Road Glide Ultra, which is based on the Road Glide. The new model shares some of the features with the standard model, like the front fairing with halogen headlamps. But don't let the nose fool you, it's a whole new bike. Hit the jump for specific details. Read the full article »