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September 14, 2015

Mahindra GenZe 2.0 electric scooter to launch in the U.S. soon

A cheap, fast way of individual city transportation – many companies are currently working to achieve this goal. The newest one is GenZe, a small company in Silicon Valley, owned by Indian conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra. GenZe is set to launch its new electric scooter in the coming months, and the minimalistic-looking electric scooter already has 300 bookings. The GenZe2.0 will retail for $2,999. Read the full article »

September 11, 2015

All you need to know about the 2016 Yamaha MT-03 – with video

Yamaha joined the 250-350cc market for entry-level sport bikes with the YZF-R3. It took a bit for Yamaha to join this fray, but in a timely manner its naked 321cc MT/FZ counterpart is confirmed to be coming soon. As a matter of fact, the launch video of the bike was just leaked by a British motorcycle magazine. Read the full article »

September 10, 2015

Custom 1979 BMW R100RT Desert sled by Los Muertos Motorcycles

This custom BMW R100RT is not the fastest custom bike we’ve seen this year but in this case, speed is absolutely irrelevant because this bike looks just stunning. The Desert sled was built by a small custom garage in Cape Town, South Africa and the goal was to build something that’s very aesthetically driven. Well, Steven Pitt and his guys succeeded. Read the full article »

September 10, 2015

First teaser photo of the new Ducati Monster 1200R

Ducati is ready to launch the „most powerful naked ever”. The new Monster will be unveiled on Monday 14th September at 9 p.m. CET (4 p.m. EST) while the world press riding launch is set to take place at the end of the month. The bike will feature a more powerful engine, a sportier chassis and an advanced design, or at least that’s what Ducati says. At any rate it should be fun to look at and ride. Read the full article »

September 9, 2015

Faithful Hound – Honda CG125 Review

Nothing special to look at, or to ride, but having won over millions of riders all over the world with its renowned reliability, the Honda CG125 still makes the perfect bike for newbie and high-mileage riders alike. With its decades of improvements and fool-proof engine build, there's no use arguing with the millions of commuters worldwide who have chosen this economical easy-rider as their faithful hound. Read the full article »

September 8, 2015

Kawasaki set to unveil WSBK influenced Ninja ZX-10R for 2016

Kawasaki has just announced that the ZX-10R will get a host of updates influenced by the Kawasaki Racing Team for the 2016 model year. According to the manufacturer’s press release, the new litre class Ninja will feature important updates - some of them are subtle changes to the design while others only become apparent as you get closer to the thoroughbred machine. The 2016 ZX-10R will be released early October in Spain. Read the full article »

September 8, 2015

Custom Indian Chief dirt tracker by Roland Sands Design and Geico

RSD and Geico teamed up to build a custom bike for the 75th anniversary of Sturgis. The guys at Roland Sands Design re-imagined the machine from the motor up as usual and the result is a stunning dirt tracker custom that started its career as a Chieftain. The bike is called Chief Racer and it is meant to trigger good feelings and launch dreams. Mission accomplished! Read the full article »

September 7, 2015

Touring in Italian style at its best – 2015 Moto Guzzi Eldorado Review

The Moto Guzzi Eldorado is a post-heritage bike - a modern interpretation of their popular touring and police flagship motorcycle from the ‘70s. Back then it was 850cc, now it has a robust, rumbling 1400cc for a heart and the Eldorado is Moto Guzzi’s current answer to the quest for modern performance, retro beauty, and luxurious touring. Read the full article »

September 7, 2015

Ducati 899 Panigale receives Sports and Touring packs – video

Ducati have just announced two special packs for the 899 Panigale supersport bike to enhance the performance and practicality of the model. The Sport pack includes many carbon fibre and aluminium parts, making the bike lighter and more aggressive while the touring pack brings funcionality, making the 899 Panigale more comfortable on longer rides. The two packages are already available. Read the full article »

September 6, 2015

2016 Victory Motorcycle lineup revealed

Victory announced its 2016 model year motorcycles. There are no new cruisers or baggers on the lineup and apart from Victory’s first electric bike, the Empulse TT, the only changes are some new colours and other, minimal cosmetic updates. For 2016, Victory will be present in four categories - cruisers, baggers, tourers and electric. Click through for more details and photos. Read the full article »