Motorcycle News Archive

This is the webBikeWorld motorcycle news archive for the years 2004-2007. Some older articles have been deleted.

2007 Motorcycle News: Triumph Rocket III Turbo!  |  Interesting new GPS personal tracking device  |  Moto Guzzi Stelvio!  |  KTM RC8  |  BMW F 800 GS!  |  Suzuki B-King First Impressions!  |  BMW HP2 Sport information, photos and specifications  |  R1200GS now the most successful BMW motorcycle ever, passing the 100,000 milestone

More 2007 Motorcycle News: New study says ethanol may harm motorcycles when used in blends greater than 10%  |  Moto Guzzi Bellagio announced  |  Motorcycle Spiffy Spokes now available!  |  Victory Vision photos!  |  Information and technical specs on the new Moto Guzzi 1200 Sport  |  Triumph 2007 Tiger  |  New motorcycle land speed record set at Bonneville  |  EPA releases new motorcycle exhaust emissions rules  |  wBW Motorcycle Accident Statistics article summarizes recent NHTSA data on motorcycle accidents  |  Garmin announces the Zumo motorcycle GPS

2006 Archived wBW Motorcycle News: BMW announces new bicycle for kids  |  BMW announces the R1200R and the world's first "Automatic Stability Control" system  |  Diesel motorcycle sets world speed records  |  KTM announces 990 Adventure  |  Bimota Delirio stunner!  |  Ducati Hypermotard  |  Diesel street bike confirmed  |  Ducati announces photograph and art archive  |  Honda announces radical DN-01 and E4-01 concepts, and they look ready for production!  |  BMW announces online historical archive  |  Ducati releases Sport Classics  |  See the wBW photographs of the Triumph Scrambler and the Triumph Daytona 675  |  New report on motorcycle and scooter road design best practices released  |  Ducati GT 1000 released for production |  Ducati announces historical photograph and art archive  |  Honda's 50 millionth Super Cub  |  Moto Guzzi announces the California Vintage and the Norge 1200 touring bike

2005 Motorcycle News: Ducati Multistrada 620 Information

More 2005 Motorcycle News: New study shows effects of hand-held cell phone use  |  Triumph announces limited edition Paul Smith Bonnevilles  |   More Women Own Motorcycles  |  BMW celebrates 25 years of the GS series  |  2005 Isle of Man report by Vin Heron  |  BMW K1200R and K1200S are here!  |  Ducati starts sales effort in China  |  First fuel cell hydrogen powered motorcycle  |  Not April Fool's - BMW now selling children's bicycle!  | 

2004 Motorcycle News: BMW R1200GS Information  |  Fabrizio Meoni in fatal Dakar accident  |  Photos of the KTM RC8 Superbike Concept  |  KTM Duke 990 First Ride Report  |  Fischer "American Superbike"; will it be a contender?  |  New Water Cooled Moto Guzzi  |  Ride the Nurburgring; plan your trip and more  |  Convert your motorcycle into a car and back again!  |  Looking for a job in the motorcycle industry?  New website for motorcycle industry employment 

Images: Photos from the Mid-Atlantic Italian MotoFest  |  New Moto Guzzis  | Ducati Sport Classic Concept bikes 

Regulations: EPA proposes rules to adopt stringent California emissions rules nationwide; download the EPA's proposed rule in .pdf format  |  California law prohibits motorcyclists from wearing earplugs? This wBW information page has a copy of the law as it is written; can you decipher it? UPDATE: California earplug law recently changed!  |  New U.S. EPA motorcycle emissions rules for streetbikes for 2006

Studies: Motorcycle accident study released

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