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March 24, 2015

Yamaha Y-TRAC app for 2015 YZF-R1M available

If you’re lucky enough to own a brand new YZF-R1M, we have some really good news for you. Sadly, you will need an Android phone for that. Yamaha USA has just announced the launch of a new app that delivers an unprecedented level of rider- bike communication and interaction. The Y-TRAC app is already available for android, while the iOS version will debut later this summer. 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 22, 2015

Ducati Scrambler apparel and accessories now available at the dealerships and online

The dedicated Ducati Scrambler apparel and accessories line is now available at Ducati dealerships and at our online shop. The Scrambler has been conceived as nothing less than a lifestyle. A world of bikes, accessories and apparel, characterised by creativity and free expression where fun and shared thrills make it more special than ever. Just as it’s possible to choose a version of the bike, so everyone can now choose and purchase the accessories and apparel that best mirror its own personality. Read the full article »

March 20, 2015

BMW patents three-cylinder engines

BMW is known for its opposed cylinders sticking out of each sides of their bikes but that may change soon enough. The Bavarian manufacturer has just patented two different three-cylinder engines. According to press reports, the strange pushrod engines may be power a new cruiser model. Both engines have a bizarre W3-configuration that makes them very compact. 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 18, 2015

Daryl’s bike from The Walking Dead

Actor Norman Reedus, aka Daryl Dixon from AMC’s TV show The Walking Dead, has a new bike. The custom motorcycle was built by the team of Classified Moto and they created a machine that embodies both Reedus' personality and Daryl's character perfectly. The bike that was born as a 1990 Honda CB750 even has a a crossbow holder in the back. Click though the details. 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 13, 2015

Skully AR-1: the helmet for the digital age

If you’re into motorcycle gadgets, you’ve probably heard of the Skully helmet. The Skully AR-1 basically packs a heads-up display, rear-facing camera and GPS navigation to keep motorcyclists safe. The San Francisco-based startup just nabbed $11 million in Series A funding, proving that a wearable computer can still excite investors, even after the failure of Google Glass. Read the full article »