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A First for the Company SW-MOTECH is a company that makes luggage, protection, and ergonomic accessories that are sold through our friends over at Twisted Throttle. SW-MOTECH recently announced it will open up its first branch in the U.S. The branch will be based on the West Coast, and Twisted Throttle will continue to handle …

Ducati Monster gas tank

Across 90 Different Countries If you’re a fan of Italian bikes, then it should please you to know that Ducati had a great year in 2019. The company sold 53,183 motorcycles in 90 different countries. Italy remains the company’s number one market, but China, Brazil, and Spain are gaining ground quickly. The company recently put …

2020 BMW R1250GS Adventure

Getting Some Bavarian Bucks for the BMW Bank Account Motorcycle sales this year didn’t seem to do too hot. There were some exceptions, though. One of them was BMW. According to RideApart, the Bavarian bike manufacturer managed to see sales rise in a year that many motorcycle manufacturers struggled. The publication reported BMW made 175,162 …

Ducati Project 1708

A Lot to Love Here Ducati has a bike that’s called Project 1708, which is the new Superleggera. According to MoreBikes, the spec sheet for the motorcycle has recently leaked. The publication posted a somewhat blurry image of the specs of the motorcycle. Project 1708 is going to be an absolutely insane machine. It will …

Arai Helmet at the Arai Factory

The helmet in the photo above was run over by another motorcycle at high speed during a race. The wearer walked away without sustaining a head injury. Take a moment to let that soak in. I’m often asked by people who know I test riding gear which helmet to buy or which is the best. …

Paulo Gonçalves

The Portuguese Rider Will be Mourned Portuguese rider Paulo Gonçalves who was riding for the Indian motorcycle company Hero has died after injuries he experienced when he fell from his motorcycle during a stage of the Dakar Rally. The rider was 276 kilometers (171 miles) into the stage.  According to Motorsport.com, Gonçalves was found by …

Harley-Davidson electric scooter

A Step Closer to Another Electric Model Harley-Davidson revealed some electric bike concepts back when it showed off the LiveWire officially for the first time. One of those concepts was an urban mobility scooter that had some cool styling. Well, the company now has filed some additional patents on the model, according to Motorcycle.com.  The …

2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade

Last Weekend I Went to the Calgary Bike Show & Walked Away Hyped About These 2020 Motorcycle Models The 2020 Calgary Bike Show occurred over the weekend of Friday, January 10 through to Sunday, January 12, 2020, and included a lot of full-on manufacturer displays, gear displays, helmet and jacket vendors, customization vendors, and more …

honda supercharged v-twin engine

An Engine to Challenge Kawasaki’s? There aren’t many supercharged bikes out there, but Honda seems to be thinking about adding another one to the list. The company recently filed patent paperwork that shows a supercharged V-twin engine is in the works. This would be one of the only other motorcycles to challenge Kawasaki’s H2 motorcycles …

NIU RQi-GT electric motorcycle

An Interesting Commuter Motorcycle NIU revealed a new electric motorcycle at CES called RQi-GT. The bike is a commuter bike and it has impressive performance stats. The motorcycle can hit 100 mph top speed and do 80 miles per charge if you stay well below the bike’s top speed. The RQi-GT has a 40 hp …

The Royal Enfield brand name painted on a gas tank.

To Comply With New Emissions Regulations There’s a new Royal Enfield Classic 350. The company had to update the model because of India’s April 2020 BS-VI emissions deadline. The bike not only gets updates to its engine but it also features dual-channel ABS and comes in two new colors for the year. According to RideApart, …

Icon Motorcycles Triton

An Old Idea for a New Age Looking for a bike that will make your knees weak every time you look at it? Meet Icon Motorcycle’s new machine. The company wants to build a new version of the Triton motorcycles with replica Norton featherbed frames and modern 900cc engines. The Dutch company will build the …



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