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The Decline of the British Motorcycle Industry, Part 1; BSA

The Decline of the British Motorcycle Industry, Part 1; BSA

The Story of BSA

BSA was once the largest manufacturer of motorcycles in the world, famously selling one in four motorcycles around the world. By the end of the 1960’s, it was all over, just another once-famous name to go to the wall as the British motorcycle industry managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

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Top Ten MotoGP Crash Saves

Top Ten MotoGP Crash Saves

These guys are superhuman

We all know they are other worldly because of their talent for going impossibly fast. But it’s the insane crash saves that really set these guys apart from the rest of us.

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10 Worst ideas In Motorcycling - Turbo Keyfob And Other Uselessness

10 Worst ideas In Motorcycling - Turbo Keyfob And Other Uselessness

They Were Meant To Help, But All They Did Was Waste Our Time

Whilst there have been many ideas in motorcycling that have been brilliant, there are plenty that have been complete dead-ends. That didn’t stop the manufacturers pursuing them, however.

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2018 - 2021 Yamaha XMAX

2018 - 2021 Yamaha XMAX

It’s quite sophisticated for surprisingly low price

Yamaha brought the XMAX to the U.S. market with a 27.6-horsepower mill that promises enough speed to be safe, even comfortable, at highway velocities, and that’s muy importante in the American market. This performance comes bundled with a decidedly modern and mature look that just screams metro-commuter.

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Latest Videos:

Watch these Isle of Man TT Riders Jump For The Win

Watch these Isle of Man TT Riders Jump For The Win

Slow Motion Footage Shows Just How Insane It Is

Watching motorcycle racing at normal speed is scary enough. But what happens when you slow down the footage? Well, it just gets a whole lot more scary, that’s what.

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Medieval Mail Armor Like Material Best Leather Safety Gears

Medieval Mail Armor Like Material Best Leather Safety Gears

This new material could revolutionise rider safety apparel

The problem of making motorcycle riding gear both protective and comfortable has long been a thorn in clothing manufacturers sides: if it has all the protection, it’s rarely comfortable and to achieve comfort often means compromising on safety. This new product could change all that.

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What Really Happened to the British Motorcycle Industry?

What Really Happened to the British Motorcycle Industry?

At one point, it ruled the world, then it all went bad

It’s one of the most intriguing stories in motorcycling: how did the British Motorcycle industry go from ruling the world to fizzling out with a whimper in one short decade? Many blame the Japanese but, in reality, the British managed the decline all on their own: the only thing the Japanese did was step into the void.

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Can The Honda CB1100 Survive Global warming?

Can The Honda CB1100 Survive Global warming?

Images from Honda Taiwan Suggest Air Cooled Engine are on their out

Introduced in 2010 in Japan and Australia and then to the rest of the world in 2014, the CB1100 modern classic has received few upgrades in its life and now it appears to be on its last legs in the face of ever more stringent emissions regulations.

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Triumph Reveals Its Funny Bone In Promotionnal Documentary

Triumph Reveals Its Funny Bone In Promotionnal Documentary

Is This The Funniest Motorcycle’ Film Ever?

Motorcycle companies tend to take themselves very seriously and don’t let frivolity get in the way of the important business of making and selling bikes. This particular video is a few years old so you’ve probably already seen it, but it’s too good not to watch again.

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Spirit of America Land Speed Record Was initially A Motorcycle Record

Spirit of America Land Speed Record Was initially A Motorcycle Record

Three Wheels But Classed as a Motorcycle

Craig Breedlove’s 1963 land speed record attempt in Spirit of America resulted in a new record of 407.45mph. However, FIA rules at the time stated that a vehicle had to have four wheels, with at least two being driven. As Sprit of America was a thrust-driven vehicle and ran on three wheels, it was classed as a motorcycle.

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Triumph Social Media Tease Speed triple RR Variations

Triumph Social Media Tease Speed triple RR Variations

Does Triumph Fans France Facebook Page Tell Us Something We Should Know?

Triumph recently teased a new variation of the Speed Triple 1200RS. While the short video tried its best not to show us anything, it was apparent that it will have a fairing. Now, a Triumph Fans’ FB page has published these pictures, allegedly showing the new model in full.

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2021 Piaggio MP3 500 hpe Sport Advanced

2021 Piaggio MP3 500 hpe Sport Advanced

The only three-wheel production scooter with reverse

Piaggio comes out swinging in 2021 with its largest, and most advanced, MP3 model. Built on its proven leaning-Delta trike chassis, the MP3 500 hpe Sport Advanced carries the largest mill found to date in an MP3 platform, and it comes with advanced electronics that remain a rarity within the realms of scooter-dom. The addition of a reverse gear moves the “500” from rare to unique as the only three-wheel production scooter to claim such a feature.

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