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Would You Be More Interested in An Electric Bike if it Could Be Charged in 90 Seconds?

Would You Be More Interested in An Electric Bike if it Could Be Charged in 90 Seconds?

Thought That Might Get Your Attention!

The biggest barriers to acceptance of electric motorbikes are range anxiety and re-charging times. But what if both could be eliminated?

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Suzuki's Parallel Twin Engine Concept Isn't Dead Yet

Suzuki’s Parallel Twin Engine Concept Isn’t Dead Yet

It’s the engine layout of choice for many manufacturers and Suzuki wants in on the action

Suzuki has been playing around with a parallel twin replacement for its ageing 650cc v-twin for some years now with nothing ever reaching production. New patent applications show that the concept isn’t dead yet.

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MV Agusta Brutale 1000 Nurburgring: Only One Question - Why?

MV Agusta Brutale 1000 Nurburgring: Only One Question - Why?

What possible connection with the famous race track is there?

It’s not a new model, just a limited edition version of the admittedly brilliant Brutale 1000. But what is the connection with the Nurburgring circuit in Germany?

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Video: MotoGP Crash Compilation: The Art of Flying

Video: MotoGP Crash Compilation: The Art of Flying

These Guys Have Seriously Big Balls!

Crashes are as much a part of racing as overtaking and, often, more spectacular than the racing! That so many riders walk away from these bone-crunching accidents is as much down to luck as anything else: doesn’t make them any less frightening to watch, though!

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Video: Ultimate Supercar vs. Superbike Battle: Which is Fastest Around a Track?

Video: Ultimate Supercar vs. Superbike Battle: Which is Fastest Around a Track?

Ducati Panigale 1199S vs. McLaren MP4-12C Around Cadwell Park

Put a car and a bike on the same track and they should be pretty evenly matched: the bike can accelerate quicker but the car can brake later and harder and, in theory, corner faster. But there has to be a winner and, in this time trial between a Ducati Panigale 1199S and a McLaren MP4-12C around the tight and tortuous Cadwell Park in the UK, it’s closer than you might think.

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Hero Motorcycles' Factories In India Are Unbelievable!

Hero Motorcycles’ Factories In India Are Unbelievable!

It might be time to reassess the motorcycle industry in India

If you are selling millions of motorcycles every year, then you need production facilities like no other. It’s tempting to think of Indian companies such as Hero as operating out of Victorian-style factories, with little or no technology but, as these videos show, maybe we should reassess that assumption.

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First Look: Triumph Tiger Sport 660 Is A Kitten With Claws

First Look: Triumph Tiger Sport 660 Is A Kitten With Claws

Second model on the Trident 660 platform looks fantastic

Triumph finally reveals the Tiger Sport 660, based on the Trident 660 platform. Only triple-cylinder engine in the category and the most powerful. Coupled with Triumph quality and finish, this is one kitten with sharp claws.

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Is The Two-Stroke Road Bike Dead? This Company Doesn't Think So.

Is The Two-Stroke Road Bike Dead? This Company Doesn’t Think So.

British manufacturer beats legislation to build the ultimate road bike

0The Two-Stroke Is Not Dead Yet0
Who wants a two-stroke road bike? Who is disappointed you can’t buy one? Who would be happy if you were able to buy one?
There are many of us who remember with great fondness the 2-stroke engine, with its distinctive sound, smell and blistering performance out of all proportion to its capacity.
Back in the 1990s, the writing was on the wall for the two-stroke. The emissions were just too high for the bleating environmental lobby, and the manufacturers were (...)

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What New Bikes Can We Expect From The Rejuvenated Buell Motorcycles?

What New Bikes Can We Expect From The Rejuvenated Buell Motorcycles?

Some Directions are obvious, others perhaps not-so-obvious

Buell Motorcycles has announced it will be commencing production of the Hammerhead sports bike on November 1st, 2021. The rejuvenated company will certainly be planning new models, but in which direction will they be heading?

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The Bandit9 Supermarine Is Built From Weapons Grade Aluminium

The Bandit9 Supermarine Is Built From Weapons Grade Aluminium

And It Might Just Possibly Be The Most Beautiful Motorcycle Ever

This utterly gorgeous motorcycle might be space-age on the outside and uses weapon’s grade aluminium, but it is powered by a humble Triumph parallel twin engine. When it looks this good, do you care?

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Video: Is This Hypercar vs. Hyperbike Drag Race The Most Expensive Ever?

Video: Is This Hypercar vs. Hyperbike Drag Race The Most Expensive Ever?

McLaren P1 vs. Porsche 918 Spyder vs. Ducati 199 Superleggera

There are drag races and there are drag races: this is one of the latter. Take two of the fastest and most expensive hypercars and one of the most expensive and fastest hyperbikes, go to an airstrip and put pedal to the metal. Let battle commence.

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Was This The Worst Road Safety Idea for Motorcyclists?

Was This The Worst Road Safety Idea for Motorcyclists?

Thankfully, the Irish Have Done Something About It

For many years, Armco steel barriers have lined not only race tracks but also highways and byways. Then someone had the bright idea to use cables as barriers which might be fine for cars and trucks, but not so great for a sliding motorcyclist.

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