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Erik Buell Racing Between Asia, Polaris and Death?
Erik Buell Racing Between Asia, Polaris and Death?

16 Dec 2015, 15:38 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The second auction that sought to sell Erik Buell Racing's active assets went down in flames; the questions as to the brand's future are now even more serious

 
Erik Buell Racing's Story Carries On, Bid Contested
Erik Buell Racing's Story Carries On, Bid Contested

15 Dec 2015, 17:58 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The story of Erik Buell Racing is not over, as the most recent auction was contested and a new date in court set for mid-January, 2016

 
Things Are Getting Serious with the Yamaha R1 and R1M Recall
Things Are Getting Serious with the Yamaha R1 and R1M Recall

11 Dec 2015, 09:20 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / It looks like all the 2015 R1 and R1M units are affected by the transmission issues and will be recalled worldwide. The first official recall comes from Canada

 
Suzuki Rumored to Show More 250cc Bikes, Hopes for a Small GSX-R on the Rise
Suzuki Rumored to Show More 250cc Bikes, Hopes for a Small GSX-R on the Rise

10 Dec 2015, 14:57 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Suzuki is rumored to deliver more quarter-liter bikes in India, and this may indicate that plans for a small-displacement GSX-R are not just wishful thinking

 
US Congress Passes Motorcyclist-Friendly Laws, Lane-Splitting Still Not in the Bill
US Congress Passes Motorcyclist-Friendly Laws, Lane-Splitting Still Not in the Bill

9 Dec 2015, 17:05 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The US Congress passes a law that is more favorable to motorcyclists, and life is expected to become better, even though lane splitting is still not part of it

 
Africa Twin Engine Rumored to Be Used in More Honda Road Bikes
Africa Twin Engine Rumored to Be Used in More Honda Road Bikes

8 Dec 2015, 17:38 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The Japanese engineers deny the rumors, but there is more than one attribute that could put the engine of the Africa Twin at the center of a new platform

 
2016 Ducati Multistrada Prices Revealed
2016 Ducati Multistrada Prices Revealed

7 Dec 2015, 18:18 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The prices for the Ducati Multistrada range have been announced, even if we only have the Italian list. The Pikes Peak version is still the most expensive

 
Yamaha Reveals "Build My Own" Customizing Online Platform
Yamaha Reveals "Build My Own" Customizing Online Platform

3 Dec 2015, 09:36 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Yamaha is getting more and more into online pre-sale customer care and launches a new customization program for SxSs and ATVs

 
Exclusive Interview with KTM Reveals Plans for World Domination
Exclusive Interview with KTM Reveals Plans for World Domination

30 Nov 2015, 19:48 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / We stopped at the KTM booth at EICMA 2015 and had a lengthy, informative talk with Thomas Kuttruf, with industry, future and MotoGP as spicing

 
The Future for 600cc Sport Bikes Is Still Gloomy
The Future for 600cc Sport Bikes Is Still Gloomy

27 Nov 2015, 15:42 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / It's not the first time when I speak about this seemingly dying segment, but this year did not bring any solid news, so things are still going down

 
Kawasaki Ninja H2R Available Again, Pre-Orders Taken Until December 11
Kawasaki Ninja H2R Available Again, Pre-Orders Taken Until December 11

25 Nov 2015, 16:43 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / It should not come as a surprise to anyone that Kawasaki is taking pre-orders for the Ninja H2R once more, even though they initially said otherwise

 
EICMA 2015 Girls Mega-Gallery One
EICMA 2015 Girls Mega-Gallery One

25 Nov 2015, 15:19 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Here is the first EICMA 2015 girls gallery from Milan. Just as this year's edition was better than the previous, the girls were also prettier

 
Function AND Form - BMW Motorrad Head of Design Ola Stenegard Exclusive Interview
Function AND Form - BMW Motorrad Head of Design Ola Stenegard Exclusive Interview

24 Nov 2015, 16:38 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / I chit-chatted for about half an hour with BMW Motorrad's designer Ola Stenegard and got to know him a little better. Enjoy this neat interview, I surely did

 
We Have the Best Batteries in the World - Exclusive Interview with Zero Motorcycles
We Have the Best Batteries in the World - Exclusive Interview with Zero Motorcycles

23 Nov 2015, 17:08 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Exclusive interview with Scott Harden, Zero Motorcycles VP global marketing reveals interesting details about the world's most dynamic e-bike manufacturer

 
Ducati Passes 50,000 Units Sold per Annum Milestone for the First Time Ever
Ducati Passes 50,000 Units Sold per Annum Milestone for the First Time Ever

12 Nov 2015, 11:49 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Ducati has all the reasons in the world to party harder than any time in the past, as the company recently passed the 50,000 bikes sold milestone

 
Honda and Repsol Turn MotoGP into BullyGP
Honda and Repsol Turn MotoGP into BullyGP

28 Oct 2015, 16:33 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / It's again "that time of the year" when we get the usual MotoGP bullying, but this time it comes from Honda's title sponsor, Repsol

 
Marzocchi Will Supply Suspensions for MV Agusta Until April 2016
Marzocchi Will Supply Suspensions for MV Agusta Until April 2016

22 Oct 2015, 15:20 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Marzocchi will supply suspension parts to MV Agusta until April 2016, according to contracts, but the brands that used Marzocchi should find new suppliers soon

 
Sarolea Manx 7 Is the Electric Cafe-Racer Developed on the Isle of Man Track
Sarolea Manx 7 Is the Electric Cafe-Racer Developed on the Isle of Man Track

22 Oct 2015, 12:35 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Sarolea reveals the Manx 7, a motorcycle that is homologated for street use, even if it is derived from a track-only bike created to race at the Isle of Man.

 
Suzuki Hayabusa to Tap into the 1,500cc Territory?
Suzuki Hayabusa to Tap into the 1,500cc Territory?

20 Oct 2015, 15:30 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Japanese rumors see the new Hayabusa getting closer to the 1,500cc bar, but we're taking it with a big grain of salt. Still, a new Busa would be awesome

 
Ducati World Premiere 2016 Live Streaming Worldwide
Ducati World Premiere 2016 Live Streaming Worldwide

9 Oct 2015, 11:10 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Ducati will make the Ducati World Premiere 2016 available to all brand enthusiasts via live streaming, the 2016 model range unveiled online ahead of the EICMA