Motorcycles

Funky New BMW CE02 Electric Bike Guns For Youth Market

Funky New BMW CE02 Electric Bike Guns For Youth Market

Time for BMW to start attracting new owners

Until the advent of the G310, BMW was sorely lacking in beginner-enticing models and even that model hasn’t quite hit the spot with young buyers. Now BMW has revealed the CE02 Concept, which is an electric bike aimed squarely at the youth market. It even comes with a built-in skateboard!

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2022 Suzuki Hayabusa: Still Fast, Now Beautiful

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa: Still Fast, Now Beautiful

Major upgrades have brought the 22-year old bruiser right up to date

Suzuki’s Hayabusa has always been a bike of extremes: extreme performance, extreme looks, extreme dynamics. Many thought it was coming to the end of its life in 2018 but Suzuki knew when it was on to a good thing. The 2022 Hayabusa is still as fast as ever, but has grown from the ugly duckling into a graceful swan and received a huge upgrade, both mechanical and electronic, along the way.

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British Speedway Racing Is Short, Sharp and Fast. And Dangerous!

British Speedway Racing Is Short, Sharp and Fast. And Dangerous!

Four laps, 85mph, short track, no quarter given

US dirt track racing might have the glamour and the internationally known names from the past but British speedway racing, while seeming to be so low-key, is no less intense and skilful, especially when you realise the bikes are even more rudimentary than dirt track bikes.

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2022 KTM RC390 and RC125 Revealed And They're Brilliant

2022 KTM RC390 and RC125 Revealed And They’re Brilliant

Significant Updates For the Baby Sports Bikes

KTM’s RC390 and RC125 have always punched well above their weight. Now, for 2022, both bikes receive significant upgrades, gaining new chassis and shedding a lot of weight along the way. Revised styling and, on the RC390, a full suite of electronics.

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2022 Triumph Tiger 1200 Sharpens Its Claws

2022 Triumph Tiger 1200 Sharpens Its Claws

Testing Shots Show The Big Tiger In Its Element

Ever since the Triumph Tiger 900 arrived, speculation has been rife that the Tiger 1200 was about to receive a significant makeover. Triumph has now released a short teaser video and press release confirming that the new Tiger 1200 will have sharper claws.

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Buell Is Back With New Hammerhead Superbike

Buell Is Back With New Hammerhead Superbike

Monster 182bhp V-Twin-Powered and Hand Built

The Buell name has been absent since Harley Davidson closed the doors on the brand in 2009 as a cost-cutting exercise. Now, new owners LAP have announced a new model to wear the famous brand name, the 182bhp, V-Twin-powered ’Hammerhead’, which will carry on from where the 1190RX left off.

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Harley-Davidson Pan America Tops Sales Charts in the USA

Harley-Davidson Pan America Tops Sales Charts in the USA

It Seems the Adventure Bike Gamble Is Paying Off For Harley-Davidson $$$

It was a huge departure for the historic American manufacturer, but it seems as if the gamble has paid off as the Pan America adventure bike tops the sales charts in the Adventure Sports segment in the US, mere months after the bike was launched.

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2016 - 2021 Yamaha Bolt R-Spec / Bolt C-Spec

2016 - 2021 Yamaha Bolt R-Spec / Bolt C-Spec

The performance bobber with an attitude

The Bolt from Yamaha’s Star cruiser line is a cool little bobber-style bike with its high tank, short wheelbase, and solo seat. It’s a nice around town bike — lightweight and agile — and naked with real-steel sheet metal, so it just begs you to customize it. What could be better? Enter the Bolt’s siblings, the dressier Bolt R-Spec and the café racer Bolt C-Spec. The Spec duo are every bit as snappy and fun to ride as the Bolt, but with some upgrades, both hardware and cosmetic. Powered by the air-cooled 942 cc V-twin engine, the Specs are in the same size slot as the Bolt: not too small that you’ll outgrow it right away and not so big to be overwhelming for new riders. At just a few bills more than the Bolt, they’re worth a look.

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2020 Indian Chieftain Elite

2020 Indian Chieftain Elite

Now Equipped With Indian’s New Thunder Stroke 116 Engine

Indian Motorcycle rolled into the 2020 model year with a host of new features, and the new Chieftain Elite serves as the flagship bagger model, delivering some of the best gear the factory has to offer. Hand-painted sheet metal in a distinct color combination heralds the coming of this aptly-named elite machine. Not only does it rock with a premium sound system, it rolls with a new engine that boosts displacement up to a total of 116 cubic-inches. Indian also upgraded the Ride Command system with a new quad-core processor and Indian’s new Connected Services feature that further improves an already top-shelf system. It all comes with the usual bad-itude that has always come stock on Indian’s baggers.

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New Moto Guzzi V100 Sport To Take on Yamaha Tracer 900 Head To Head

New Moto Guzzi V100 Sport To Take on Yamaha Tracer 900 Head To Head

Spy Shots of a Photo Shoot Prior to EICMA Launch

Moto Guzzi continues to be faithful to the transverse V-twin that has powered all its models since 1967. The latest is set to be the V100 Sport, spied at a photo shoot near Lake Como in Northern Italy, presumably in preparation for the EICMA motorcycle show in November, where most manufacturers reveal new models.

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Australian Team Wants To Break Land Speed Record With Radial Engine

Australian Team Wants To Break Land Speed Record With Radial Engine

Australian LSR BikeTeam Hopes To Top 200mph with a Radical Radial Engine

Details of a new Australian motorcycle land speed record contender have come to light on social media. The product of a collaboration between three Australian engineering and motorcycle firms, it will use a radical new radial three-cylinder engine. The team hopes to achieve 200mph at the Speed Week at Lake Gairdner in 2022.

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2021 BMW G310R: Do The Upgrades Make Any Difference?

2021 BMW G310R: Do The Upgrades Make Any Difference?

Mildly tweaked but no great advances

The BMW G310R is a much better bike than its Indian origins suggest. It is very definitely a BMW, even though it plays in a segment where BMW have not played in before. For 2021, it has been updated, although you have to look closely to see the updates. It’s now Euro5 compliant, without losing any power or torque and there are detail differences here and there. BMW has chosen to leave pretty much well alone to keep the cost down while not detracting from the riding pleasure.

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