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October 10, 2015

New accessories for the Victory Gunner

The Gunner has been one of Victory Motorcycles' best-selling cruisers this year – and it’s one of the easiest models to customise. The manufacturer has a wide range of accessories that are simple to fit, yet can transform the look of the Gunner, including unique seats, grips, mirrors, luggage racks, and exhausts. Victory even offers coloured plug wires and other small fitments. Click through for more details. Read the full article »

October 9, 2015

The 2016 Honda CBR500R just arrived with a new look

Honda has just announced a range of upgrades for the CBR500R, its sports middleweight bike first launched two years ago. The new CBR500R has an edgier, more agressive front end with LED lights. Other changes include a larger fuel tank, revised suspension, new exhaust and colour schemes. The bike will make its debut at the American International Motorcycle Expo, which starts in Orlando, Florida on 15th October. Read the full article »

October 9, 2015

BMW, Honda and Yamaha cooperate on designing connected motorcycles

Three large manufacturers this week announced an agreement to jointly develop connected motorcycles, with focus on safety. The brands will promote the Cooperative-Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) for powered two-wheelers and form a central coordinating unit called Connected Motorcycle Consortium. The manufacturers want to show the first results in four years. Read the full article »

October 9, 2015

A First Look at the 2016 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Ultra

As Harley’s new, 2016 range roars onto the scene, the Road Glide Ultra once again returns, with CVO styling and the latest enhancements to come out of “Project Rushmore”. What you have here is a big, luxury cruiser, capable of touring the world…as long as there’s always a sealed road ahead. So what’s new? Let’s check it out! Read the full article »

October 8, 2015

Heavily revised 2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ready to strike back

The all-new ZX-10R has made its debut today in Barcelona, Spain and while the bike looks quite similar to this year’s version, little has been left unchanged under the fairing. The most important changes include a more torquey engine, new electronics, revised frame and swingarm, brand new forks and Brembo brakes. There’s been no word […] Read the full article »

October 8, 2015

2016 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT First Look

KTM is set to launch a more touring-focused variant of the largest Duke next month, and now we have some official pictures of the bike. The result is similar to what we expected, the GT version features a more practical chassis, redesigned Euro 4 engine, stronger and longer subframe, larger fuel tank, and many electronic aids, including ABS, traction control, multiple riding modes, hill start assist, anti-rear wheel lock up detection, and cruise control. Read the full article »

October 7, 2015

The 4 best Yamaha customs of 2015 built by dealers

This summer kicked off with the first ever Yamaha Dealer Built competition. The initiative follows from the massive success of Yamaha’s Yard Built campaign that has seen the world’s top customizers collaborating to create stunning builds based on the Sport Heritage range. The activity saw European Yamaha Dealers create the coolest custom motorcycles to rival the top customizers. The manufacturer has today announced the four winners of the four categories: SR400, XJR1300, XV950 and VMAX. Read the full article »

October 7, 2015

BMW launches Concept G 310 stunt bike in South America

BMW has just revealed another concept bike – that’s the third one this year, after the Path 22 scrambler concept and the Concept 101 custom bagger. The G 310 has only one goal: to promote BMW’s new entry level, small capacity bike that will be launched at the end of the year. The Bavarian’s newest bike will take on the popular Kawasaki Ninja 300 and the Yamaha R3. To speak about the G 310, it’s an agressively styled stunt bike powered by a newly developed 300cc engine. Read the full article »

October 5, 2015

2016 Peugeot Satelis 400i maxi scooter launched

Peugeot revealed its newest maxi scooter for the European market. The Satelis 400i is powered by the same 400cc fuel-injected four-stroke engine found in the Metropolis three-wheeler. The engine puts out 37 hp with 38 Nm of torque through a CVT transmission – plenty of power for congested urban streets and for motorway cruising too. The Satelis 400i will be available in n Pearly Black, Pearly White and Havana Grey, priced at £4599 in the United Kingdom. Read the full article »

September 30, 2015

250cc supersport, hybrid three-wheeler and electric scooter concepts from Honda

Honda Motor today announced its line-up of concept models at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show 2015. Honda will exhibit a broad range of items including a new 250cc supersport concept that is effectively a preview of the next generation CBR250RR. The seconc concept model is a hybrid three-wheeler called Neowing, but Honda also built an electric scooter called EV-Cub Concept for short-distance commuting. Read the full article »