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June 15, 2015

Entry into the BMW adventure world – 2015 BMW G 650 GS review

If you are looking for a motorcycle with a nice design and solid construction for an affordable price, this bike definitely has to be on your list. The 2015 G 650 GS is a sharp looking motorcycle with a light frame designed for adventure. It is great for all skill levels and offers you a fun and easy ride. With ith 8,000$ price tag, it’s a decent low-priced intro to world of adventure bikes and BMW ownership. Read the full article »


June 15, 2015

Custom Ducati Scrambler by Holographic Hammer

French custom bike builder Holographic Hammer has revealed the Hero 01, a custom Ducati Scrambler that has the true scrambler soul but still can be used on a day-to-day basis. One of the neatest concepts of the year is packed with modern technology. It has 17″ carbon racing wheels, a 4D custom Beringer braking system, modified headers, and plenty of bespoke bolt-ons, LED lightning system and much more. Read the full article »


June 14, 2015

2015 Piaggio X10 maxi scooter range review

The X10, Piaggio’s stylish maxi scooter is available with three engine options – 125, 330 and 500cc. If you are dreaming of a big and elegant scooter with outstanding looks, magnificent range and large carrying capacity, you shall not forget about the X10 though it’s not a brand new model. The 125cc X10 retails for 5.050,00€ while the X10 500 Executive sits on the top of the range – this one costs 8.990,00€. Read the full article »


June 14, 2015

BMW Concept Path 22: BMW’s own scrambler

It seems that scramblers are truly back. After Triumph and Ducati, BMW also created its own (custom) scrambler that was revealed yesterday at the Wheels & Waves Festival in Biarritz, France. Based on the existing R nineT, the Path 22 is BMW Motorrad’s first-ever Scrambler. The bike is stripped down to the essentials, every element and surface has a function and it was designed for surfers in impressive 1950s style. Read the full article »


June 13, 2015

Isle of Man: John McGuinness wins Senior TT on his 2015 Honda CBR1000RRSP

John McGuinness took his 22nd and 23rd TT victory by winning the TT Zero and TT Senior races. The 43-year-old Brit an a 17:03.567 en route to winning the 2015 Senior TT. Furthermore, he shattered Bruce Anstey’s outright lap record from last year’s Superbike race with a sensational speed of 132.701mph. James Hillier came in second while Ian Hutchinson secured his third place on the podium. Guy Martin finished at fourth on his BMW S1000RR. Read the full article »


June 13, 2015

Kawasaki Ninja H2R claims fastest closed TT speed with 331 km/h

Kawasaki rider James Hillier looks set to claim the fastest ever speed recorded for a motorcycle on closed roads at the Isle of Man TT after registering over 331.52 kph (206mph) on the famous Sulby straight riding a Ninja H2R in a parade lap. The Quattro Plant Kawasaki rider declared himself nervous but excited at the prospect of guiding the closed-course-only Ninja H2R around the 37 mile circuit complete with its integrated supercharger and 300+ horsepower. Read the full article »


June 12, 2015

Giorgio Armani Vespa 946 Emporio revealed

Giorgio Armani has just took the wraps off a new special Vespa, the 946 Emporio. The scooter is set to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the foundation of Giorgio Armani and the 130th birthday of the Piaggio Group. The 946 was named after the year 1946 and was developed jointly by Giorgio Armani and Piaggio to celebrate two of Italy’s most established symbols of style and creativity. In keeping with Armani’s signature subdued colour palette, the designer has come up with a special combination of greys with subtle hints of green visible only under particular light conditions for the project. Read the full article »


June 12, 2015

MotoGP-derived Honda RC213V-S street bike arrived

Honda has finally revealed its much anticipated RC213V-S bike. The bike look pretty cool with its red-white-blue lievery but the performance of the base model – 159hp and 102Nm (75 lb-ft)– is a bit disappointing. Installing a racing kit makes things a little brighter, as the engine is said to deliver 215hp. In addition to that, installing the racing kit makes the bike 10kg lighter. And what does this all cost? The base version will retail for €188,000 in Europe and $184,000 in the U.S. Read the full article »


June 11, 2015

Watch the highlight videos of the 2015 Erzberg Rodeo Red Bull Hare Scramble

If the Isle of Man TT is the toughest on-road motorcycle race in the world, then the Erzberg Rodeo is the craziest race off the road. This mining pit in Austria is a very special venue: the course is 22 miles long, and the terrain is insanely rough. This year, Andreas Lettenbichler, Alfredo Gomez, Graham Jarvis, and last year's winner Jonny Walker all crossed the finish line together. Click through for the some cool videos. Read the full article »


June 11, 2015

Best new beginner bikes of 2015 – part 2

If you are a new rider and you walk into a motorcycle dealership, it’s easy to get lost in the choices. Fortunately, lower displacement motorcycles has been a trend lately, and many of these new bikes are perfect machines for a new rider. Here’s the second part of our list. Some of these are brand new bikes while others are updates of previous models. Have a good look at our list, and work you way up to that BMW S1000RR. Read the full article »