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Harley-Davidson Announces Battle Of The Kings UK Finalists
After a month of public voting, Harley-Davidson’s Battle of the Kings custom motorcycle competition has announced its five UK finalists. 12,000 votes were cast for the 15 entries from the UK and Ireland for the fourth year of the contest which coincides with Harley-Davidson’s 115th...
The Zeppelin: India's Hydrid Cruiser Prototype
TVS probably isn't a bike manufacturer you are aware of, but in its home market India, the name is well recognised. Boasting tie-ins with BMW and the new Apache RR310 sports bike, the Indian firm has slowly expanded it's reach onto the world stage, and now they have revealed a prototype for a...
Harley-Davison Recall Over 250,000 Bikes Worldwide For Potential Brake Failure
Harley-Davidson is recalling 251,000 of its motorcycles due to a fault with the brakes that can cause them to fail without warning. The bikes affected are any 2008 to 2011 Touring, CVO Touring and VRSC/V-Rod models which have anti-lock braking systems (ABS). About 175,000 of the 250,000 bikes...
KTM 690 Duke and 690 Duke R Recall Over Potential Fuel Leak Fault
KTM has announced a recall of the 2016 onward, 690 Duke and 690 Duke R over a potential fuel leak. According to the Austrian firm, the gasket in the fuel tank filler neck could leak due to tolerance variations, resulting in petrol escaping.  Owners will be informed by letter to arrange an...
City Worker Found Guilty Of Impersonating A Police Motorcyclist
A city banker was found guilty of imitating a police motorcyclist at Hendon Magistrates Court today. Darren Emanuel, 46, was sentenced to a 12-month conditional discharge, and ordered to pay £650 costs and a £20 victim surcharge for riding a former police motorcycle on Park Lane in Mayfair last...
Triumph 2018 Model Showcase At Nationwide Season Open Night
Triumph have announced its annual Season Open Night at dealerships around the country. Taking place February 22nd, the event is the first opportunity for customers to see the latest Tiger 1200 and 800 models - along with the rest of Triumph's 2018 models.  For fans of...
2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 And GSX-R1000R Recalled
SUZUKI’S flagship sports bike models, the GSX-R1000 and GSX-R1000R are being recalled over a potential fault which the firm says could cause the chain to stretch and snap. The fault was found to exist in a number of American exports a couple weeks back, and has now extended to potentially 'just...
Rumoured 1440cc Suzuki Hayabusa For 2019
There are rumours that the once undisputed Hayabusa is coming back for 2019.  According to reports in several Japanese motorcycle magazines, as well as Italian site Insella - both notably on trend with their predictions - Suzuki is working on a 1440cc Hayabusa for 2019.  The...
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...