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February 25, 2015

Hesketh is working on the “Bugatti Veyron of motorcycles”

Hesketh, a small British manufacturer announced that they will reveal the “Bugatti Veyron” of the bikes in two years. To put it into perspective, here are some facts of the other bike that Hesketh already offers: the motorcycle, called the 24 is powered by a 1,950cc air-cooled V-Twin and carries a price tag of £35,000 ($53,700 or €47,500). The new bike will be even more powerful and more expensive. Read the full article »


February 24, 2015

MV Agusta WSBK team’s F4 RC presented

The 2015 World Superbike Championship is just around the corner and MV AGUSTA, the Italian manufacturer with 75 world championship titles, presented at Phillip Island their “Reparto Corse” team, the name of the official factory team taking part in the dual challenge of WSBK and WSS. The F4 RC bike will be sold as a 212hp homologation special. Read the full article »


February 23, 2015

Motorcycle brands that should be revived – part 2

Motorcycles from the crypt - the trend for reviving defunct motorcycle brands seems unstoppable. Ariel, Brough Superior, Hesketh - these are not bikes from the past. These are all machines that were revealed in the last two years, efforts of companies that would like to follow the path of Indian. We created a list of 10 defunct motorcycle brands that should be revived, click here for the first part. Enjoy! Read the full article »


February 21, 2015

Motorcycle brands that should be revived – part 1

Motorcycles from the crypt - the trend for reviving defunct motorcycle brands seems unstoppable. Ariel, Brough Superior, Hesketh - these are not bikes from the past. These are all machines that were revealed in the last two years, efforts of companies that would like to follow the path of Indian. We created a list of 10 defunct motorcycle brands that should be revived. Enjoy! Read the full article »


February 19, 2015

Icon 1000’s Katana – New Jack

The original Suzuki Katana revolutionized the market when it went into serial production in 1982. It was a machine before her time, a futuristic sports touring bike with great performance. Well, Icon thought it’s time to bring back the iconic name and design. The small motorcycle garage from Portland introduced New Jack, a bold, non-conformist take on the old Katana at the 2015 One Motorcycle Show. Read the full article »


February 18, 2015

Yamaha VMAX Yard Built “Infrared”

2015 is a very special year for the legendary Yamaha VMAX as it celebrates its 30-year anniversary. The game-changing bruiser dropped jaws across the motoring world on its original launch in 1985 with its awe-inspiring power. To mark the special occasion Yamaha has formed a new collaboration in the Yard Built world with cult German builder JvB-moto to create a fitting tribute to the iconic VMAX. Read the full article »


February 17, 2015

Ducati Desmosedici GP15 unveiled

Ahead of the forthcoming 2015 MotoGP World Championship season, Ducati have presented the new Desmosedici GP15 prototype at a special event in Bologna, Italy. The riders of the team, Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone, helped unveil the new GP15 that will make its on-track debut at the Sepang 2 test before the end of the month. Read the full article »


February 16, 2015

Peugeot Kisbee is Europe’s No. 1 scooter

Peugeot are celebrating a podium top spot for their Kisbee scooter in the race for European motorcycle and scooter sales. Figures released by The Motorcycle Industry in Europe (ACEM) show that, for the second year running, Peugeot's Kisbee 50 was Europe’s most popular scooter, selling 43% more than its nearest rival in the charts, the Honda SH150AD. Read the full article »


February 15, 2015

Indian presents the Chief Dark Horse

Indian, America’s first motorcycle company, presents the all-new 2016 Dark Horse. The bike is in essence, the same Chief that is currently in the market, with a blacked out theme from end to end. Due to only a flash of chrome and a healthy dose of matte black paint, the guys at Indian created one of the most confident silhouettes on the market. The bike starts at $16,999. Read the full article »


February 13, 2015

2015 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC Special Edition revealed

The British brand has announced a limited edition version of its Tiger 800 Explorer XC. The special edition features a number of modifications and upgrades, including larger screen, radiator guards and headlight protectors. The bike comes with dual-purpose tires and will be available in two colors. The limited run version will be available from April. Read the full article »