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Suzuki GSX-R1000 Gets 2018 MotoGP Livery
Suzuki has unveiled its new MotoGP livery for the 2018 season, and with it a new replica paint scheme for its award-winning GSX-R1000R and GSX-R1000. The new livery was showcased at a preseason MotoGP test in Sepang, Malaysia and introduces a stealthy black line to the usual yellow details on...
KTM Reveal Limited Edition Track Focused RC 390 R With Supersport 300 Kit
KTM have introduced a limited edition, track focused "R" version of their popular street supersport, the RC390. With only 500 units being put into production overall, the RC390 R is armed with hardware upgrades from the READY TO RACE Supersport 300 competition kit, and combined with the...
London Mayor Urges Manufacturers To Make Bikes Harder To Steal
LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged motorcycle manufacturers to increase measures to "design out" motorcycle theft. The Mayor shared his opinions with several manufacturers including representatives from Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha, BMW and Piaggio in a meeting at City Hall centred around moped...
Triumph Announce Pricing Of New Bonneville Speedmaster
Triumph has announced UK pricing for the new Bonneville Speedmaster, starting at £11, 650 for the standard Jet Black tank. Fork out an extra £125 and you can get the Cranberry Red tank, or £300 for the Jet Black/Fusion White tanks. The Bonneville Speedmaster takes the bones of Triumph's...
The Ducati Panigale V4 Is Arriving In European Dealerships
The hotly anticipated, and wildly expensive Panigale V4 is expanding through Ducati's network of dealerships.  Production of the Bologna-built superbike began back in mid-November and is already running at full capacity. Before the end of 2017 about 500 motorcycles had already been...
UK Motorcycle Registrations Hit A New Low For End Of 2017
MOTORCYCLE sales have continued a downward trend towards the end of 2017. Figures from the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) revealed that total new motorcycles registrations dropped a staggering 51.3% in December compared to the same month in 2016. Looks like the cold spells are really...
Never Wait To Charge Again With Honda's Battery Vending Machine Concept
  Honda aim to solve one of the biggest problems facing electric vehicles with the development of a new standardised battery that can be swapped out and replaced with a fully charged unit at a charging station. Currently, electric motorcycles (and other vehicles) each use different battery...
Kawasaki's Three-Wheel Concept Bike Is Like Something Out Of Tron
Yamaha might have been stirring the pot with their Niken three wheeler, but three years ago Kawasaki showed us their own three-wheel bike concept. And now, they are reminding us of it.  The ‘J Concept’, published on the firm's US YouTube channel, shows their vision of a futuristic,...
ZERO DOUBLES RANGE OF LEARNER DUAL-SPORT
The electric motorcycle boffins over at Zero have expanded their model lineup with a new version of its learner-legal DS model that can now go double the miles between charges. The dual-sport has double the battery capacity, at 14.4kWh, and a full recharge time of nine hours and 48 minutes...
London Moped Thieves Post Twitter Video While Stealing a Police Bike
Of all the bikes for thieves to go after, you might think they would avoid nicking a police one. Apparently not where London is concerned. A video is circling on Twitter shows scooter-riding thieves in the act of stealing a police BMW R1200RT. Motorcycle thieves stole a Police motorcycle...