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Triumph 2018 Model Showcase At Nationwide Season Open Night
Triumph have announced its annual Season Open Night at dealerships around the country. Taking place February 22nd, the event is the first opportunity for customers to see the latest Tiger 1200 and 800 models - along with the rest of Triumph's 2018 models.  For fans of...
2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 And GSX-R1000R Recalled
SUZUKI’S flagship sports bike models, the GSX-R1000 and GSX-R1000R are being recalled over a potential fault which the firm says could cause the chain to stretch and snap. The fault was found to exist in a number of American exports a couple weeks back, and has now extended to potentially 'just...
Rumoured 1440cc Suzuki Hayabusa For 2019
There are rumours that the once undisputed Hayabusa is coming back for 2019.  According to reports in several Japanese motorcycle magazines, as well as Italian site Insella - both notably on trend with their predictions - Suzuki is working on a 1440cc Hayabusa for 2019.  The...
The Scrambler 'Hashtag': A Ducati You Can Buy Online
Marketing is always a bit of an odd game, and where targeting millennials is a priority, it's usually a recipe for some pretty peculiar stunts.  For Scrambler Ducati, the idea is to have a Ducati model dubbed the Scrambler Hashtag, which can only be bought online. And no, the name isn't a...
Triumph Unveil New 2018 Speed Triple S And RS
After several teaser videos, showcasing Fogerty vs Johnson, Triumph have officially unveiled their new Speed Triple and it comes with more power and a host of trick upgrades. There are two versions of the 1050cc super-naked triple, the S and RS editions. Both have received engine updates...
Harley-Davidson To Deliver Electric Production Bike "Within 18 Months"
After years of toying around with the idea of an electric motorcycle, Harley-Davidson have now committed to putting one into production. There's no word on specs yet, but Harley executives claim it will hit the market “within 18 months.” It's likely the new bike will build on the somewhat...
The End Of Grid Girls? Banned From The Formula 1 2018 World Championship
There's bad news afoot for fans of grid girls. Formula 1 has announced they will no longer use grid girls from the start of the 2018 World Championship season, which begins 25th March. Sean Bratches, managing director of commercial operations, said the change would be made "so as to be more in...
Road Police Chief Demands Fines For Driving 1mph Over The Speed Limit
  Chief Constable Anthony Bangham has called for an end to the 10 per cent 'buffer' on speeding, saying that the days of 'soft' treatment have come to an end and drivers should stop 'whingeing' if they are caught. Britain's road policing chief said motorists should be punished for speeding...
Honda Works The High Street With Forever 21 And 80s Raceway Inspired Threads
  It's not uncommon for motorcycle manufacturers to partner with high end fashion brands to create their own looks. Triumph did it with Barbour, Diesel with Ducati, but, even so, this one is a little bizarre. In a new collaboration, Honda have partnered with US high street retailer, Forever...
KTM Issues Worldwide Recall Over Brembo FRONT BRAKE Issue On Duke Models
KTM has announced an international recall affecting a number of models in its Duke range over a potential fault that could result in front brake failure. The fault comes from a potential weakness in the Brembo master cylinder piston, which could make it liable to crack under heavy braking, KTM...