News

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...
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...