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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...
Yamaha Buy Patents For Three-Wheeler Technologies From Norwegian Firm
Yamaha has purchased patents relating to three-wheel motorcycle technology from a small Norwegian firm, Brudeli Tech Holding AS. The move is further evidence that Yamaha are dedicating significant time and resources to the development of the Niken platform. The Brudeli machines are capable...
John Lennon's Monkey Bike Expected To Sell For £30,000 At Auction
A well looked after Monkey Bike will pick up around three grand today, but give it some historical value and it turns out it can be worth as much as £30,000. This particular Z50A - the second generation of the mini Z series bikes known as the Honda Monkey - was owned by Beatles legend, John...
Suzuki Offer More Flexibility With Bespoke Finance Deal Service
Finance deals can always be a bit of a minefield, but Suzuki are clearing things up for the new year with a new bespoke finance campaign. The UK branch of Suzuki are offering flexible deals, which are applicable to a number of models in the 2018 lineup. Customers who opt in, choose from a PCP...
Make 2018 Your Best Riding Year Yet
Whether you had just bought your first bike or your tenth, 2017 was a great year for riding.Here at Bike World, we had a lot of fun bringing you the best of all the latest news and action on two wheels. For the start of 2018 then, we wanted to make sure you get the best out of this riding year to...
Isle Of Man TT Video Game Puts YOU Behind The Handlebars
A new teaser for Maximum Games, TT Isle Of Man: Ride To The Edge video game puts you in a faithfully recreated simulation of one of the most prestigious motorcycle races in the world. The game features an incredibly detailed rendering and near perfect replica of the famous Snaefell...
Suzuki's "Cafe Racer Inspired" SV650X Pricing Revealed
Suzuki seem to be keeping a close hold on their cards this year, with relatively few new models for the 2018 lineup. One bike that we have seen though, is the so called SV650X,  a "cafe-racer" repackage of the popular SV650. Given a bit of a "neo-retro" makeover, the SV650X gets a new...