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August 11, 2015

Erik Buell Racing assets bought, future still unknown

The future of Erik Buell Racing is still unknown. The latest news is that the asstes of the company were bought by mysterious investor going under the name Atlantic Metals Group LLC. According to press leaks, the new owner intends on keeping Buell in the bike business, but the full details of the plans have yet to be detailed. Read the full article »

August 10, 2015

Norton to develop a new 200hp 1200cc V4 bike, receives government funding

Norton has announced a new £7.5m project which includes £4 million of government funding. Thanks to the governtment money, Norton will build a new manufacturing facility and develop a new premium motorcycle and a new green motorcycle withing two years. The brand also has revealed some details of the new 1200cc V4 bike that will rival the Ducati Panigale. Read the full article »

August 10, 2015

Demon Uno, the affordable immobiliser

Datatool have launched the Demon Uno Immobiliser, an affordable single circuit transponder immobiliser designed to add a secondary layer of security to motorcycles, scooters or quads without a standard fit immobiliser or alarm. Ideal for the 125cc, commuter or scooter market that commonly don’t have any form of OE security. The unit prevents the bike or scooter being started if the ignition is forced or hot-wired. Read the full article »

August 9, 2015

The top 3 earplugs to protect your ears while riding

There is nothing quite like the feeling of the wind whipping by as you cruise the roadways on your bike. Unfortunately, that whipping wind can be seriously loud, and it can cause hearing loss with repeated exposure. But what can you do about it? How van you protect your ears? Click through to learn some answers. Read the full article »

August 9, 2015

Peugeot offers new accessories for its Metropolis scooter

Powered by a 400cc four-valve fuel-injected engine, the Peugeot Metropolis is as capable at touring as it is commuting. Adding a 47-litre top box significantly increases the machine’s already generous under-seat storage. Available in a range of colours to match the Peugeot Metropolis and supplied with fitting kit and passenger back rest, the Top Box sells for £300.00 including VAT. Read the full article »

August 8, 2015

Polaris Slingshot coming to Europe before the end of the year

Polaris has confirmed that its three-wheel vehicle, the Slingshot, is making its European debut in Q4 2015. Slingshot has been honed for the European market by U.S manufacturer Polaris and will offer petrol-heads a completely new motoring experience. According to the first reviews, the Slingshot is the definition of awesome so we can’t wait to see it here on the old continent. Read the full article »

August 7, 2015

Lvpvs Alpha, a space age Moto Guzzi California

This latest custom Moto Guzzi California is definitely not for everybody. The creation of Officine Rossopuro is a perfect combination of creativity, futuristic design and modern technology. Just one interesting fact about the bike: ninety percent per cent of the motorcycle is handcrafted, that’s remarkably high even for a custom bike. Click through to learn more details about the special Moto Guzzi California. Read the full article »

August 7, 2015

The safe choice – 2015 Honda VFR800X Crossrunner review

After several years of tweaking and adjustment, Honda has put the finishing touches on their 2015 Crossrunner. The adventure-style roadster is far from cutting edge but it has a capable chassis, a great V4 engine and good reasonable practicality. All in all, the Crossrunner has a relaxed character and it’s a respectable machine. Click through […] Read the full article »

August 6, 2015

All-new Husqvarna FC 250, FC 350, FC 450 and TC 125 models for 2016 model year announced

Husqvarna has just revealed four all-new models for 2016. Featuring massive weight savings, new bodywork, new engine design and new carbon fibre subframes, the 2016 motocross bikes are a big step forward for the manufacturer. According to Husqvarna, the upgraded bikes are a revolutionary step into a new era. Click through to read more details about the new FC series and the two-stroke TC 125. Read the full article »

August 6, 2015

New colours for 2016 Kawasaki ER-6f, ER-6n, Versys 650 and Vulcan S models

Kawasaki has revealed a couple of new colour options for four of its popular mid-range models, including the ER-6 series. The announcement also means that these bikes don’t get any major upgrades for the new model year but that’s not really a surprise since the Versys 650 and Vulcan S models were both revealed as new or revised bikes last year. Click through to see all the new schemes in our gallery. Read the full article »