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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...
MV Agusta Are Developing A New Four Cylinder Engine
Hot off the back of the new Panigale V4, MV Agusta are turning their sights to a four cylinder platform. The news comes off the back of the brand buying out Mercedes AMG’s 25% stake in the company, returning 100% ownership to MV Holding, a firm jointly owned by Giovanni Castiglioni and the...
Jonathan Rea Wins Runner-Up BBC Sports Personality Of The Year
It's a great day for the sport of motorcycling. Congratulations to Jonathan Rea for winning runner-up BBC Sports Personality Of The Year. Northern Ireland's triple World Superbike champion says he was "taken aback" to be named runner-up at the BBC SPOTY award in Liverpool. World 10,000m...
Santa Claus Dressed Motorcyclist Chases Down Hit And Run Driver
A French motorcycle Youtuber dressed as Santa Claus chased down a car through Paris' streets after witnessing a hit and run accident. The Reno Clio driver knocked over a civilian at a zebra crossing, before driving off.  The French youtuber known as Chris-RS, caught the accident on his...
CCTV Footage Released To Deter Parents From Buying Motorcycles As Christmas Gifts
Police issued CCTV footage showing two boys on an off-road motorbike crashing into a teenage girl leaving her seriously injured. Jessica Chisnall, aged 15 at the time of the accident, was on her way home from school, walking on Ashtons Green Drive, St Helens, Merseyside, when the two boys...