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June 23, 2015

Usefool tools – Brakefix

Unless you live in Holland or another country where mountains only exist on photographs, you probably need Brakefix. It’s a little tool that secures the front brake on a motorcycle so that it helps to prevent the bike from rolling when parked. Brakefix is a simple and inexpensive little accessory that actually works. The jammer strap also helps to prevent costly mishaps when transporting your motorbike or raising it on a hoist. Read the full article »

June 22, 2015

„Faster Son” Yamaha MT-07 by Shinya Kimura – video

One of the most famous custom motorcycle builder on the planet has just built an „official” custom bike for Yamaha Europe. Shinya got a brand new Yamaha MT-07 which is one of the hottest models on Yamaha’s line-up right now. The custom MT-07 is called Faster Son and it blends modern technology and vintage style together. The bike was revealed at the Wheels & Waves festival in France last weekend. Read the full article »

June 22, 2015

2015 Kawasaki KLR 650 video review by Touratech

We see more and more dual-purpose and adventure bikes on the streets and that means that companies like Touratech don’t ignore such a large segment any more. The American aftermarket manufacturer has just revealed a series of aftermarket parts that make the KLR even more versatile. Touratech also released a video of the bike with a short review. It’s good to see that more and more companies are developing products for lower-priced adventure bikes. Read the full article »

June 22, 2015

Ducati receives the Ferdinand Porsche award for technological innovation on the Multistrada 1200 S D|air

The University of Technology of Vienna (TU-Wien) has awarded the Ducati Multistrada 1200 S D|air with the prestigious prize named after Professor Ferdinand Porsche. This is the first time the honour, assigned every two years by the Viennese University for outstanding technological innovation in the automotive industry, has been awarded to a factory motorcycle. The new Multistrada was awarded because of its sophisticated safety features including semi-active suspension and airbag. Read the full article »

June 20, 2015

Austrian brilliance – 2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure review

When it comes to motorcycle fans enjoying the 2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure, the feedback is “simply awesome”. In fact, this event has become a true benchmark in European biking circles for cool new motorcycles and equipment tested in a real-life super KTM adventure. While the famed race features many cycling adventures for riders, there is the wizardry of KTM’s electronics that drives these vehicles up and down any hill with passengers confident that even with fully loaded gear they will reach peak racing form with no problem. Read the full article »

June 20, 2015

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Despatch Edition First Look

Royal Enfield unveiled a new limited edition Classic 500 motorcycle and exclusive riding gear which are inspired by the “despatch riders” of the two World Wars. The special Classic 500 bike will be sold in limited numbers and customers can buy the bike only online. Three color options will be available, including camouflage army green, a color that is forbidden for civilian use in India. Read the full article »

June 19, 2015

Zero Motorcycles lowers prices on all models

If you’re currently looking for an electric motorcycle, now is you chance. American manufacturer Zero has just announced today that it is lowering prices by $1,350 across its 2015 model line. The price drop comes in response to the company’s falling costs on batteries and luckily, Zero decided to deliver this increased value immediately to consumers in North America. Also, energy density increases faster than anticipated. Read the full article »

June 19, 2015

Swiss rider to break the „all continets” world record on a Victory Cross Country – video

A Swiss endurance rider is aiming to break the ‘all continents’ world circumnavigation record by motorcycle. Urs Pedraita is preparing to ride a Cross Country motorcycle around the world in the fastest time possible. He wants to ride over 100.000 km in just three weeks. Click through for more details and a video. Read the full article »

June 19, 2015

CNC offers adjustable rearsets for Ducati Monster 821 and Monster 1200

CNC Racing’s wish is to offer the largest number of special components for Ducati bikes. For this reason, it has strived to make footrests for the Ducati Monster 821, Ducati Monster 1200 and 1200S, in both Sport and Touring versions. The two footrests, machined from solid in one bloc, differentiate because of the more comfortable housing for the passenger’s footrests obtained with an extension (Touring) rather than the pivoted version (Sport). Read the full article »

June 18, 2015

Max Biaggi returns to World Superbike on the Aprilia RSV4

Max Biaggi returns to World Superbike for two rounds in the saddle of the Aprilia RSV4 race bike. The WorldSBK Champion of 2010 and 2012 retired back in 2012 so that he can spend more time with his family. But Biaggi stayed in touch with the sport and when Aprilia asked him to test some new parts, he said yes. Fans will be able to see Biaggi at Misano this weekend first. Read the full article »