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2019 Indian FTR 1200 S with Akrapovič Exhaust

More and More Adventure The motorcycle industry is all about the adventure bikes right now. Harley is getting into the game with the Pan America, Triumph has a new Tiger 900, Suzuki has a new V-Strom, and there are plenty of others. Now, according to ADV Pulse, there’s some leaked information about a new Indian …

KTM 790 Adventure on the road

KTM Shifts Some Production to China Yep, the 790 Duke and 790 Adventure will be made in Hangzhou, China, as a part of a new partnership between KTM and CF Moto. There’s a new nearly 25,000 square foot factory for it. Construction for the plant began in March 2018 and should be done by June 2020. …

Baby Harley HD 350

It’s Called the HD350 Project A while back I reported on the fact that Harley would be working with a Chinese manufacturing company to develop a smaller bike with a displacement of 338cc. Now that bike is ready for production and there are some renderings of the official design (shown above) floating around. Harley-Davidson teamed …

Not Just Any Old Motorcycle Jacket Spidi has now launched a wearable tech jacket called the Mission Beta Concept Jacket that’s designed to monitor air quality and pollution so that it can warn riders of when they should be wearing a respiratory mask.  According to the company, commuter motorcyclists can experience 100 times more pollutants …

LiveWire 2018

Forget That $30,000 Price Tag One of the biggest complaints with the Harley-Davidson LiveWire is its high $30,000 price tag. If you don’t have $30k to burn what do you do? Well, now you can rent a LiveWire to experience the future of Harley-Davidson. The motorcycle rental service Twisted Road has two Live Wires available …

BMW E-Power Roadster

BMW Going Electric There are quite a few electric motorcycles out or in the works these days, so it’s no surprise to see BMW mixing it up. The company debuted the Vision DC Roadster a while back but since then there hasn’t been much-electrified noise from the Bavarians. Now, the E-Power Roadster is here. It’s …

Helite electronic airbag vest technology

Improving Airbag Technology My colleague Brandon Jackson has been our go-to guy lately for airbag gear. He recently passed along some info from Helite. The company will have some fancy new technology available to its customers for 2020. Helite will be adding electronic airbag technology to the GP Air Vest and the Turtle 2 Vest. …

Yamaha Tenere 700

It’s Possible The Yamaha Ténéré 700 is a bike that’s not yet available in the U.S. but people are seriously pumped for it. The motorcycle retails for under $10,000 and it’s a good adventure bike by most accounts. However, some folks don’t feel it’s as extreme as it should be. Well, it now seems that …

Tesla truck with aTV in it

A Tesla Two-Wheeled Off-Roader Recently, Tesla showed off its new Cybertruck. It caused quite a stir. A small part of the Cybertruck presentation was a Tesla four-wheeler ATV. It was announced recently that the four-wheeler would enter production at some point in the future. Even more recently, Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO floated the idea of …

Husqvarna Svartpilen 250 and Vitpilen 250

Available in February 2020 At the India Bike Week 2019, Bajaj introduced the Husqvarna brand to the public. Husqvarna is owned by KTM and Bajaj has 48 percent stake in the company. With Bajaj being so influential in the Indian bike scene, it’s no wonder. Husky has two new motorcycles for the Indian market. They …

Claudio Domenicali

A New Appointment The area in Italy known as Motor Valley is aptly named. The headquarters and factories of several famous Italian motoring companies are there, including Lamborghini, Ferrari, Pagani, Dallara, and Ducati are all in the region. With Ducati being placed near the center of this region, the Motor Valley Development Association decided to …

valentino rossi

This Should be Fun to Watch Monster Energy has made one of the most interesting events ever possible. Valentino Rossi and Lewis Hamilton will trade vehicles and get out on the racetrack. Both men are sponsored by Monster Energy, so the event was actually fairly easy to orchestrate. The event will take place on December …



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