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Aprilia Announces 2023 North America ?aprilia Racers Days? S

If you’ve been yearning for a chance to try an Aprilia in anger on the racetrack, don’t miss one of these days.  Begin press release: ...

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Isle Of Man Tt Rules? For Dummies.

Put your hand up if you?ve been to the Isle of Man TT. Now put it down, you look like a tit. If you?ve been, you?ll probably have a decent idea of ...

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Mixing It Up: A Suzuki Gs 550 Cafe Racer From Poland

We all know that the cafe racer originated in Britain?but these days, the bikes themselves are just as likely to be Japanese. And one of the best Jap ...

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?37 Rikuo Type 97

Written by Martin Hodgson. The theory of Six Degrees of Separation supposes that everyone is six or fewer steps away from any other person in t ...

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ULEZ Expansion | How long before the whole of Britain i

In a recent speech, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced that Transport for London are discussing expanding the ULEZ (Ultra Low Emission Zon ...

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Stuart Garner gets away with it.

It?s just been announced that Stuart Garner, who was found guilty last month of illegally investing £11 million worth of his employees pensions i ...

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Free entry to Official BSB Test at Donington tomorrow

If you?re a full-on British Superbike Superfan, or you just like watching people ride race bikes really fast, there?s a rare opportunity to do it ...

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Should new drivers be made to ride a moped for six months&qu

According to Brake, the road safety charity, one in five drivers crash within a year of passing their test. They also say that over 1,500 young dr ...

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2023 Triumph Tiger 1200 | First Ride Review

Overhauled for the 2023 model year, the new Triumph Tiger 1200 is available in five variants: GT, GT Pro (above), GT Explorer, Rally Pro, and Rally Ex ...

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Can-Am to Launch All-Electric Motorcycles

BRP has announced that the iconic Can-Am brand, which currently includes Spyder and Ryker three-wheelers and four-wheeled ATVs and side-by-sides, ...

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Honda Announces 2022-2023 Returning Models

The 2022 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Fireblade. It’s one of 10 returning models Honda has announced fo ...

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Edelweiss Southern France Tour

Riding high above the Gorges de la Nesque on one of its many ?balcony? roads carved into the canyon walls. RELATED: Edelweiss Bike Travel Morocco T ...

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Busted Knuckles: Five knockout Royal Enfield twins

Royal Enfield are adamant that their Interceptor and Continental GT 650 models are ripe for customization. And so far, we’ve seen plenty of pro ...

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Marc Marquez to miss the MotoGP of Argentina

Gold & Goose / Red Bull Content Pool After one of the biggest highsides you?re ever likely to see during the warm up session of the Indones ...

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How much does it cost to race at the Isle of Man TT"

Every one knows that racing motorbikes isn?t that cheap a hobby. Contrary to popular misconception, the best things in life aren?t actually free. ...

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Aston Martin Brough Superior turbo bike

The AMB 001 turbo bike, the uber-exclusive love-child of Aston Martin and Brough Superior, is no longer just a concept; they?ve built 30 of them, ...

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Cardo Announces Packtalk Edge Mesh Communication System

Just look at the In Gear section of almost any recent test here on Motorcycle.com, and you’re likely to see the Cardo Packtalk Bold listed as th ...

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Subtly brilliant: A flawless BMW R75/6 from 46Works

In the rarified world of artisan bike builders, Shiro Nakajima stands apart. His bikes are usually functional, and sometimes even practical: the kind ...

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WSBK Official Test Results | Catalunya

Toprak Razgatlioglu (Pata Yamaha with Brixx) has started as he means to go on this year, topping the time sheets at the latest official WSBK test ...

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Can-Am are building bikes again.

In 2023, the Canadian powersports giant Bombardier Recreational Products will be celebrating the 50th birthday of their brand Can-Am by launching ...

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C. Jane Taylor: Ep. 32 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 32 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is C. Jane Taylor, who describes herself as a writer, a biker, a mom, a wife, a warr ...

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Speed Read, March 27, 2022

Our favorite stories this week run the whole gamut from old school to new, starting with a stunning Ducati breathed on by the legendary Woods Motor S ...

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Muriel’s First Ride

East River Road in Riverton, Connecticut, winds along the Farmington River through People?s State Forest. Muriel?s ashes are along for the ride, stowe ...

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Favorite Ride: Des Moines River Loop

The author and his BMW R 1200 RT at Ledges State Park. There are some great roads in central Iowa around the town of Boone, which is about 45 miles ...

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Who?s going to win BSB in 2022"

As the green flag waves on the first official test of the 2022 British Superbike season, I thought I ought to have a stab at who I think?s going t ...

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2022 Isle of Man TT start numbers announced

Start numbers for the 2022 Isle of Man TT have just been announced for the Superbike and Senior TT races (and they?ll probably be the same for the ...

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World?s best EV charging network will be in the UK? So what&

Transport Minister Trudy Harrison reckons the UK government is going to help create ?one of the best EV charging networks in the world? so that we ...

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Insta360 ONE RS Introduces Interchangeable Lenses, Enhanced

Insta360 is giving GoPro a run for its money… Begin press release: Insta360 announced today ONE RS, a new interchangeable lens action camera th ...

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Adult Schwinn: A Stingray-inspired Yamaha XS650

We’ve had our eye on Sean Skinner at MotoRelic for a while now. The Virginia-based builder has a knack for creating tidy restomods and customs, ...

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Be part of the Isle of Man TT.

If you want to be part of the Isle of Man TT Races this year, you?re in luck, because registrations to be part of the marshalling team for the 202 ...

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The truth about filtering.

Filtering. It?s one of the many benefits of riding a motorcycle. And whilst the act of overtaking traffic by riding between lanes is perfectly leg ...

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Telematic Technology to replace vehicle tax and fuel duty

With the price of fuel hurtling towards £2 per litre, all of a sudden your Wetherspoons breakfast isn?t the most expensive part of your Saturday ...

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Metzeler Announces Karoo 4 Adventure Motorcycle Tire

Hopefully we can get our hands on the Metzeler Karoo 4 soon.  Begin Press Release:  METZELER PRESENTS THE NEW KAROO 4, THE KNOBBLY TYRE FOR ADVEN ...

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Muscle R2 by Cohn Racers: The ultimate Sportster special

The market for modified Sportsters is crowded. Most builders of repute in the USA know their way around the venerable platform, and the array of afte ...

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Classic Motorcycles | I finally get it.

When I wore a younger man?s clothes, I had no real interest in classic anything, least of all classic motorcycles. Why would anyone want to own, l ...

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Why motorcyclists make excellent drivers

Not every motorcyclist is an excellent driver. Some of us are rubbish, but I?d say the majority of us are really good at it. Let?s face it, we mot ...

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Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club Celebrates 45th Anniversary

The Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club is celebrating its 45th Anniversary this year. Founded in 1977, VJMC is the premier North American Club dedic ...

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Retrospective: 1990-2002 Honda ST1100

YEAR/MODEL: 2002 Honda ST1100 OWNER: Clement Salvadori HOMETOWN: Atascadero, California Back in the late 1980s, the European market was a ...

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Favorite Ride: Colorado Front Range Figure-8

The Rocky Mountain Front Range is a rider?s paradise. Photos by the author. As we sat in the crimson hue of the Colorado Front Range sunset, the st ...

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Be Different: Gas&Retro’s BMW R80 street tracker

One hallmark of a good custom builder, is the ability to put a fresh spin on a motorcycle that’s been customized a thousand times before. By th ...

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MotoGP Indonesia 2022 | Rider Ratings

Gold & Goose / Red Bull Content Pool As per last year?s WSBK race at the new Pertamina Mandalika Street Circuit in Indonesia, yesterday?s MotoG ...

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The biggest crash I?ve ever seen, and why it happened.

I?ve seen some whopping crashes in my time, but MM93?s monster 100mph highside in yesterday?s MotoGP warmup session might have been the biggest cr ...

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PBTF Announces Second Annual Ride for Kids Day

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation?s second annual national Ride for Kids Day is scheduled for September 18, 2022. Taking place in the heart of ...

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Speed Read, March 20, 2022

This week’s edition of Speed Read is loaded with new releases from major OEMs. We’re looking at Honda’s new Dax and Hawk 11, Yamaha ...

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Plan B: STG Tracker’s cheeky Suzuki GN250 bobber

The Buenos Aires-based custom shop STG Tracker has a very specific style. The clue’s in their name?builders Marcelo Obarrio and Germán Karp ha ...

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Where are the best and worst road surfaces in England"

A few months ago, I expressed an unpopular opinion about the state of the road surfaces here in the UK. I said that although there are a few roads ...

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2022 Triumph Tiger 1200 First Ride

The ?big? adventure bike market has got some seriously strong contenders in it, and they?re only getting stronger. Last year we got a new Ducati M ...

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Low, loud, and black: Motocrew?s 1979 XS650 custom

When we think of Motocrew, we think of sleek, muscular customs with a very modern edge. But sometimes it?s good to try something new, even if that ?n ...

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2022 Royal Enfield Scram 411 First Look

Royal Enfield revealed a new Himalayan variant called the Scram 411. Described as an “ADV crossover”, the Scram 411 is more of a street bi ...

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Motoport Air Mesh Street Jeans | Gear Review

Bias alert: About 10 years ago, I procured a set of Air Mesh Kevlar overpants from Motoport. In the more than 100,000 miles of riding in every con ...

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AltRider Skid Plate for Yamaha Ténéré 700 | Gear Rev

When I look at protecting a motorcycle for multi-surface touring, my first priority is the soft aluminum underbelly, better known as the crankcase ...

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2022 Royal Enfield Scram 411 | First Look Review

Royal Enfield, which claims to be the global leader in the 250cc-750cc segment, has unveiled the new Scram 411, which it calls an ?ADV crossover.? ...

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New Kid on the Block: Super73’s C1X electric motorcycl

We’ve had our eye on Super73 for a while. The Californian company’s electric bikes are cheeky and fun, bridging the gap between bicycles ...

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The Great American Deli Schlep

Taking a short break on U.S. Route 89A in Arizona at the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. Temps reached 103 degrees with nothing in sight for miles ...

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Spring Trifecta: A Return to Riding, Concerts, and Baseball

On this Spring Trifecta ride, Tim Kessel combined his three loves: a scenic motorcycle ride, baseball, and live music. Photos by the author. I am n ...

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Honda Dax is BACK!

After a 41-year absence, the iconic Honda Dax is back in the range for 2023 – and I?m very happy about this. The ST125 joins the Monkey and ...

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Indian Wins Daytona King of the Baggers and American Flat Tr

Indian Motorcycles completed a successful Daytona Week with a pair of wins in the King of the Baggers, and a win in American Flat Track to open its 20 ...

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Streamlined: A French designer reimagines the Sportster

There are a million ways to customize a Harley-Davidson Sportster, so it’s tempting to look to those that have gone before for inspiration. But ...

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Greenger x Honda CRF-E2 Electric Dirtbike Unveiled

Electric dirtbikes became a realistic option for kids and their families today with Greenger Powersports? unveiling of the Greenger x Honda CRF-E2 ...

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Speed Read, March 13, 2022

Honda goes electric?sort of?and Indian launches a limited edition FTR to celebrate its flat track successes. We also take a look at a Vincent-powered ...

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Electronic rider aids of the future; my prediction

30 years ago, would anyone have guessed that by the year 2022, motorcycles would be rolling out of showrooms with electronic rider aids like radar ...

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MOT Tested and Dangerous

When searching for a ?new? second-hand bike to buy, I, like most people, would always favour the bike with a current MOT certificate. As well as s ...

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Indian Motorcycle Announces FTR Championship Edition

See the FTR Championship Edition in all its glory down at Daytona Beach. Begin Press Release:  INDIAN MOTORCYCLE CELEBRATES ITS FLAT TRACK RACING LE ...

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Indian Motorcycle’s FTR Championship Edition

Indian Motorcycle, America?s First Motorcycle Company, today celebrates its flat track racing legacy with the launch of the FTR Championship Editi ...

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Formosa: A Moto Guzzi Mille GT cafe racer by Rusty Wrench

The custom scene has evolved in myriad ways since we first launched Bike EXIF, but we’re still suckers for motorcycles that play on classic the ...

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Is the Government trying to ban bikes from green lanes"

The government have started a consultation process which could see an end to motorcycles being allowed to use green lanes. In early 2018, the g ...

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Ducati Panigale V4 SP2 | Spurt Production X 2

Every now and then a motorcycle gets unveiled that stops me in my tracks. And this is one of them. You only have to read the model name to know th ...

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A time and a place for electric motorbikes"

Electric motorbikes are here to stay, whether you like it or not. But are they a complete waste of space, or is there a time and place that electr ...

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Greenger and Honda Powersports Release First Officially Lice

Honda’s done it. They’ve made an electric dirtbike! Kind of… Begin press release: Electric dirt bikes became a realistic option for ...

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Klim Resistor HTD Gauntlet Gloves | Gear Review

With Arctic blasts of frigid air gifting us single-digit ambient temperatures here in New Jersey, most motorcycles are parked for the winter seaso ...

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Low Rider, high praise: The Mooneyes ?Best of Show? Dyna

The most prestigious custom event in Japan is the Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show, better known as Mooneyes. If you pick up a trophy there, it means you ...

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2022 Ulster GP Cancelled? Again

It?s another sad day for road racing, as we learn that the International Ulster GP has been cancelled. No, it?s nothing to do with the pandemic, i ...

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Have trackdays got too expensive"

If you go on the internet, whether you?re searching for it or not, it won?t be long before you find someone complaining about the cost of trac ...

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Michelin Road 6 Tires | Gear Review

Michelin has been making motorcycle tires since 1892. For context, that?s 11 years longer than Harley-Davidson has been making motorcycles. Now, i ...

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Pakit Rak and Bag for Honda Gold Wing | Gear Review

Over the past nine years, I have taken four major cross-country motorcycle trips, all of them covering well over 11,000 miles. (Read about one of ...

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Harley-Davidson Sportster S vs. Indian FTR S vs. Indian Scou

The Revolution Max-powered Sportster S is the start of a new era for Harley-Davidson. We tested it against Indian’s Scout Bobber and FTR S on ca ...

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The Survivor: A Harley Sportster hardtail by MB Cycles

You know you’ve been building custom motorcycles for a long time, when a bike you built two decades ago makes its way back into your workshop. ...

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MotoGP Qatar 2022 | Rider Ratings

Gold & Goose / Red Bull Content Pool The 2022 MotoGP season kicked off at Qatar yesterday, and it kicked off in style. I don?t think there ...

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The difference between dangerous riding and a committed over

Graeme Brown / Red Bull Content Pool When you?re racing a motorbike the plan is to get in front of as many people as you can. That?s the same whate ...

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Alan Wilzig: Ep. 31 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Alan Wilzig (right) with his friend Kaming Ko Our guest on Episode 31 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Alan Wilzig. Alan is an automotive a ...

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Speed Read, March 6, 2022

We’ve gone global this week, with two-wheeled goodness from France, South Africa, Portugal and the USA. Our list includes a Triumph Bobber, a p ...

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Walt Siegl?s 1952 Panhead: a Modern Antique

A client in France left the door wide open for Walt Siegl when he asked the New Hampshire-based craftsman to build him ?a Harley.? Over three years, ...

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MotoGP Qatar ?22 | Schedule

Gold & Goose / Red Bull Content Pool The worst of winter has passed and there?s a little bit of daylight outside office hours, but the best thi ...

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Tom Sykes confirmed as BSB rider for 2022

After months of rumour and intrigue, it?s finally been confirmed that Tom Sykes, former World Superbike Champion, will be returning to BSB, to rac ...

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What?s it like to ride a 400bhp motorcycle"

When Fagan rang me up and told me that we were heading to a private runway to ride a Hayabusa, I was, as you can imagine, quite excited about the ...

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Suzuki Rounds out its 2022 Lineup

Suzuki fills out its 2022 lineup with existing models.  Begin Press Release:  Suzuki Launches Additional 2022 Models Suzuki Adventure Touring, Off- ...

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Suzuki Announces 2022 Returning Models

Last year, Suzuki announced several new or significantly updated motorcycles, including the third-generation Hayabusa hyper-sportbike, the revamped GS ...

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Yamaha ?switch on? new electric models

Yamaha have just announced they?re having a big ?switch on?, and that in the next year or so, we can look forward to some new, and interesting mod ...

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Triumph bring production back to Britain

With sales up by 29% last year, Triumph have decided they need to build some more bikes. And they?re going to do it in their Hinckley factory. Tri ...

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IOM TT Scoreboard | Out with the old

2022 would have marked the 100th year the famous and historic TT scoreboard had stood in its latest position on Glencrutchery Road. After a brief ...

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Pirelli to Compete in First-Ever MotoAmerica Event ? As Retu

MotoAmerica is sanctioning the Daytona 200 this year, but it is not an official points-paying MotoAmerica event. This means teams are not bound to run ...

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Yamaha Bicycles Introduces Two New e-Bikes for the U.S. Mark

Whether you like going for rides on gravel roads, or prefer to keep up your fitness on pavement, Yamaha’s new electric bicycles have you covered ...

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Indian Motorcycle and Super73 Debut eFTR Hooligan 1.2 Electr

The eFTR is definitely more bicycle than motorcycle, but we’re sure it’s fun nonetheless.  Begin Press Release:  INDIAN MOTORCYCLE & ...

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Creative differences: HB-Custom’s Suzuki Katana 750

It’s not unusual for creative types to butt heads with their clients over design decisions. That includes custom motorcycle builders too?which ...

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Michael Dunlop confirmed for PBM Ducati TT ride

Michael Dunlop, 19-times TT winner, will be riding a Ducati Panigale V4 R for Paul Bird Motorsport at this year?s NW200 and Isle of Man TT. It ...

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How fit do you need to be to race a motorbike"

Jaime De Diego / Red Bull Content Pool Some people will tell you that only the most athletic amongst us can be successful motorcycle racers. But I ...

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REV’IT! Launches Spring/Summer 2022 Collection

The REV’IT! SS22 drop has something for everyone.  Begin Press Release:  REV?IT! Spring/Summer 2022 Collection New products broaden apparel r ...

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Made like a gun, goes like a bullet: The BAAK GT Racer

There?s a lot to like about the Royal Enfield Continental GT. The styling is ace, it?s a doddle to ride, and running costs are minimal. It?s also a b ...

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How to do motorcycling cheaply.

?The best things in life are free,? so said Coco Chanel. She also said, slightly less famously ?The second best things are very, very expensive.? ...

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Why aren?t Kawasaki in MotoGP anymore"

The 2022 MotoGP season starts in less than a week, and I?m well excited about it. In fact I?m probably more excited about it than I?ve been ab ...

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Indian Motorcycles Announces King of the Baggers Factory Rac

Indian Motorcycles pulls the wraps off its six-pointed attack of the MotoAmerica King of the Baggers series. Begin Press Release:  INDIAN MOTORCYCLE ...

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Harley-Davidson Set to Defend its King of the Baggers Champi

The King of the Baggers Championship kicks off in under two week’s time. Begin Press Release:  HARLEY-DAVIDSON FACTORY TEAM READY TO DEFEND MO ...