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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 »


March 9, 2015

Video: Harley to break free from stereotypes

The board of Harley-Davidson can’t complain, sales numbers are up, revenue is growing, but the manufacturer still desperately tries to open towards younger riders. That’s why they developed the new Street model series that features smaller engines. The Street 500 and 750 addresses a younger demographic group, that’s why this video is full with jumping, drifting, and wheeling. Read the full article »


March 5, 2015

K5, AGV’s most anticipated helmet of the 2015 collection, is now available

Made from carbon and glass fibres, the new AGV K-5 arrives on the market with clear intent of becoming the top helmet for sports and road use. Its optimum fit with 3D linings and the fanatical attention to detail such as the small spoilers that integrate perfectly with the overall shape of the shell, it can help reduce turbulence and improve the Cx (coefficient of aerodynamic penetration) the slim, aerodynamic chin guard also ensures that the AGV K5 is highly stable even at high speed. 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 3, 2015

BMW wins four categories in the “Motorcycle of the Year 2015″ Readers’ Choice Award

The Munich-based manufacturer achieved outstanding results in the 17th "Motorcycle of the Year" Reader's Choice of the Motorrad magazine with victories in the categories "Tourers/Sports Tourers", "Sportsbikes", "Enduros/Supermotos" and "Modern Classics" as well as three 2nd and three 3rd places for 2015. 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 27, 2015

Harley-Davidson now offers the Screamin’ Eagle 120 crate motor

The American manufacturer has just announced the availability of a new engine. The Screamin’ Eagle 120 is a huge, 196cc (120 cubic-inch) V-Twin that produces 106 horsepower and 117 lb-ft of torque at the rear wheel. The engine is already available in the new Touring models while certification is pending for 2010 - 2014 Touring models. The motor comes with a one year warranty and costs $5,695. Read the full article »


February 26, 2015

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 World Endurance race bike revealed

We can never get enough of the brand new Yamaha YZF-R1. Good news that Yamaha is ready to supply them in good numbers. The latest iteration is the superbike that will be part of the FIM Endurance World Championship this year. We’ve got a couple of high-res photos for you after the jump. Read the full article »


February 25, 2015

Hesketh is working on the “Bugatti Veyron of motorcycles”

Hesketh, a small British manufacturer announced that they will reveal the “Bugatti Veyron” of the bikes in two years. To put it into perspective, here are some facts of the other bike that Hesketh already offers: the motorcycle, called the 24 is powered by a 1,950cc air-cooled V-Twin and carries a price tag of £35,000 ($53,700 or €47,500). The new bike will be even more powerful and more expensive. Read the full article »


February 24, 2015

MV Agusta WSBK team’s F4 RC presented

The 2015 World Superbike Championship is just around the corner and MV AGUSTA, the Italian manufacturer with 75 world championship titles, presented at Phillip Island their “Reparto Corse” team, the name of the official factory team taking part in the dual challenge of WSBK and WSS. The F4 RC bike will be sold as a 212hp homologation special. Read the full article »