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Winning custom Ducati Scrambler unveiled
A customised Ducati Scrambler and winner of last year's EICMA Custom International Bike Show has been unveiled at Deux Ex Machina in Milan. The bike was built by Radikal Chopper customiser Andrea Radaelli as part of a contest between 10 customers looking to create the ultimate custom...
Biker spends 12 years building wooden replica of his bike
A man has spent the last 12 years creating a wooden replica of his Yamaha FZR 600 so that he can keep a bike in the living room without upsetting his wife. Andre Schlosser originally wanted to keep his real bike in the house but was given a firm no from his wife. He said: ‘I wanted to put my...
Harley-Davidson Street 750 coming to the UK
A Harley-Davidson spokesperson has confirmed that the Street 750 will be coming to the UK this year. The bike was launched at the Milan Motorcycle Show in 2013 but only went on sale in select markets. The Milwaukee firm has now announced the 750 will arrive in UK dealers this...
Revealed: Honda's new Africa Twin
  Pictures of Honda’s new Africa Twin have just surfaced online. The black and white images were taken from online patent applications for the new adventure bike. The shots come shortly after Honda released teaser images of the bike while confirming it will be launched this...
Tron Light Cycle sells for £49,000
A fully functioning replica of a Light Cycle from the film Tron has just sold for £49,000. The replica was only expected to fetch between £16,700 - £26,700 when it recently went under the hammer in Texas, but ended up almost doubling its projected sale value. The custom machine has a...
Victory to race electric bike at the TT
Victory Motorcycles has announced it will be competing in the Isle of Man TT electric class on a new prototype machine. The electric race bikes, which use high performance GVM PMAC motors, will be ridden by William Dunlop and Lee Johnston for one lap round the island's 37.7 mile Mountain...
New Honda Africa Twin revealed!
Honda has released teaser images of the new CRF1000L Africa Twin and confirmed it will be launched this year. Details are still thin on the ground but the firm has announced the new adventure bike, which will be powered by a 1000cc parallel-twin, will feature the option of a new evolution of...
Loose rear sprocket flies off and embeds in car behind
A motorist was inches away from injury when a loose rear sprocket from a motorcycle flew through the driver's windscreen. The flying sprocket narrowly missed the driver before embedding itself into the car's roof. Pictures of the incident taken by a Californian Fire Department were uploaded to...
£1,000 off KTM's 1050 Adventure when you part-exchange
KTM is slashing £1,000 off the price of the new 1050 Adventure when you trade in your existing bike. KTM dealers will assess the present value of the trade-in bike and set the amount against the price of a 1050 Adventure, an additional £1,000 trade-up bonus will then be added on top of...
Motorcycling back on the up?
Ducati clenches all-time record sales Ducati has achieved an all-time record sales month, confirming the constant growth in the motorcycle industry over the last five years. The Italian marque delivered a total of 7,309 bikes in April, up by 29% compared to April last year. Just under 18,000...