A First for Triumph Triumph Motorcycles, the venerable British motorcycle company, will move production of all of its volume production models to Thailand, according to Motorcycle News. This is the first time in the company’s long history that it will move all regular production abroad. In the UK, the company will continue to build around …

2020 Indian Springfield Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Springfield is touring cruiser that is designed to both be modern in comfort and technology, but classic in terms of of looks and feel. Powered the 1,819cc liquid-cooled 49-degree v-twin Thunder Stroke 111, 79 HP, and 119 lbs-ft of torque are …

Touring Through the Austrian and Slovenian Alps The motorcycle touring company Beach’s Motorcycle Adventures LTD has announced a new Austrian and Slovenian Alps tour. The nine-day tour travels through Germany Austria, Italy, and Slovenia. The tour dates are from May 30 to June 8, 2020. If you’re looking for a breathtaking once-in-a-lifetime kind of motorcycle …

2020 Indian Chief Vintage Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Chief Vintage is a motorcycle that hearkens back to the 1950’s and the classic style of touring cruisers of that era, while also giving the rider a slew of modern touches that lay beneath the skin. Powered by a 1,819cc …

Expanding the TKC Line Continental crafted some new TKC 70 Rocks adventure tire for 2020. This continued expansion of the TKC line of adventure motorcycle tires means you have more choice than ever. The important part about these tires is that they should last longer than the venerable TKC 80 tires and are more off-road …

Husky Branded Gear Husqvarna has made some gear in conjunction with REV’IT! that will go along nicely with its street motorcycles. The collection has a bit of everything, so you can wear Husqvarna-branded gear from toe to fingertips. The catalog says that the gear is created for the modern-motorcyclist, whatever that means. I would assume …

2020 Indian Scout Bobber & Scout Bobber Twenty Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Based off the 2020 Indian Scout, the Scout Bobber shares the same 100 HP, 72 lbs-ft torque, 1,133 cc 60 degree v-twin engine and 6 speed wet clutch transmission. Where it differs, however, is in the fairings and the …

2020 Indian Scout Sixty Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Scout Sixty is the lowest power of the Indian Scout models, but that doesn’t mean it’s a pushover by any means, Powered by a 999cc liquid cooled 60 degree v-twin, it produces 78 HP and 65 lbs-ft of torque, transmitted …

2020 Indian Scout & Scout 100th Anniversary Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Scout is the mid-sized hero of the Indian model lineup. Featuring a 1,133cc liquid-cooled 60-degree v-twin, the Scout makes an impressive 100 HP and 72 lbs-ft of torque, transmitted through a wet clutch 6 speed. This puts it …

2020 Indian FTR Rally Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Indian FTR Rally is the only new offering from the FTR 1200 lineup for 2020. Sharing the same engine developed with technology from the FTR 750 Racer as the rest of the FTR 1200 line, the FTR Rally is powered by a …

A Real Beauty The art of electric motorcycle design is getting better. Just because it’s an electric motorcycle doesn’t mean it has to look weird. Case-in-point is the new Switch Motorcycles eScrambler concept. The bike is a really nice-looking scrambler with some proper knobby tires and a pretty classic-looking design. The bike’s specs are not …

This Is the Version Many People Will Want The Tenere 700 Rally model may come soon. According to Bennetts, the Rally was approved as a standalone model. The publication shows that the regular Tenere 700 is referred to as the XTZ690 and the Rally gets the designation XTZ690D-B. The documents also confirm that the bike …

A Blow to the Motorcycling World Francesco Villa, the co-founder of Moto Villa, has passed away at the age of 87 after a battle with an illness. He was a major motorcycle industry legend. He will be fondly remembered by a massive number of motorcyclists and friends and family around the world. According to Villa …

It Will Come Out in May Pursang is a new electric motorcycle company started by Jim Palau-Ribes. He has two scramblers that are fully electric. The first is the 2020 Pursang E-Track, which will launch in May. The second is the Pursange E-Street, which is still in the works. The company hasn’t set a release …

A Unique E-Bike Recently Tim Crockett, of Within The WIld adventure lodge in Alaska, reached out to me and said that he’s adding e-mountain bikes to the lodge’s list of activities. He pointed to the SEM The Adventure as the bike that he’s going to be using. Tim told me that pedal-assist e-bikes are a …

Spy Shots Reveal the Bike In some recent spy shots showcased by Motorcycle News, what appeared to be a reworked Triumph Tiger 1200 was out testing. The bike looked slimmer, sleeker, and more off-road ready. While the entire bike has been reworked, the publication points to the engine as the biggest change. The motorcycle features …

Ready for Trails and Fun Ubco is a New Zealand company that sells electric motorcycles. The company just released the FXR1 Trail Bike for pre-order. It’s lighter weight, faster, and more of a tear-up-the-trails-and-have-a-good-time bike than anything else the company has put out before. RideApart says the bike weighs 132 pounds. That’s super light. The …

Scootin’ and Adventurin’ The rumor for a while was that Honda will bring its adventure scooter to the U.S. Well, now it has been confirmed. Honda will bring an adventure scooter here, but it won’t be the one that a lot of people thought. The X-ADV 300 is not coming to the U.S. but the …

A Good-Looking Electric Sportbike I reported not long ago about the leak of the Zero SR/S sportbike. That leak proved to be accurate. Zero just officially revealed the motorcycle and ahead of schedule. The bike is a sport-touring machine with a more relaxed riding position than the SR/F that came out last year.  The motorcycle …

The Design District of Dallas, TX Quin Design, the company behind Quin Design Helmets has moved its headquarters to the Design District of Dallas, Texas. The new design facility features over 100,000 square feet of space. This will allow for room for a design studio, prototyping workshop, showroom space, and more. The doors to the …

Kawasaki Is Copying Bimota’s Homework Kawasaki and Bimota are in bed together. This is good news. I just recently reported on the Bimota Tesi H2 and how it’s coming to fruition. Now it seems that Kawasaki is experimenting with a front-end suspension set-up a lot like the one seen on the Tesi H2. In a …

A Simple Solution In an age of technologically advanced solutions for everything, BMW has crafted a unique and simplistic solution to a serious problem—head-on collisions. The company recently patented a new safety idea that was spotted by RideApart. The idea behind the patent is that a wheel out front is smart in that it works …

Another Wild Creation If you’ve heard of the French custom builder Ludovic Lazareth, then you know that his company Lazareth makes some of the wildest machines out there. I’ve reported on some of them, including a flying motorcycle. Most recently, Lazareth released the LM 410. This is a four-wheeled pendulum motorcycle that looks similar to …

An Electric Superbike Built for Racing Students from the University of Warwick are crafting an electric superbike that will be raced at the TT Zero in 2022, according to Motorcycle News. The team behind the bike is called the Warwick Moto team, and it has 40 students from a variety of departments working together. The …

The 2020 Aprilia RSV4 FW Stable Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Aprilia has been offering Factory Works models to the general public since 2017. Since then, Aprilia Racing has been working with dedicated racers and teams to develop some of the most formidable racing machines that money can buy. These track-only motorcycles …

The Doors Are Closed Production stopped at Norton Motorcycles. The company was still technically in operation despite the fact that it had entered administration not long ago. Well, now, according to Leicestershire Live, the factory is no longer in operation and concrete blocks have been placed at the entrances to the bike headquarters in Castle …

Sidecar Motorcycles for the Win Royal Enfield recently posted a video of a team of adventurers going on an expedition across the frozen Mongolian landscape, including the frozen lake of Khovshol. The bikes and sidecars managed to power through the snow for a seriously epic adventure to visit the smallest recognized tribe of people in …

The Upcoming Matrix Is Looking Better Already If there’s one thing that the Matrix did right in my book, it’s that motorcycle chase scene in the second Matrix movie on the interstate with Trinity and the Ducati 996. You can check out that chase scene by clicking here. Well, the new Matrix is in the …

President’s Day Sale and More There are some seriously good deals going on at Revzilla right now. The company has some excellent deals for President’s Day, but this time of year is just a good time to shop for motorcycle gear in general. Why? There are tons of deals as retailers try to offload products …

Another Cruiser in the HD Lineup Harley-Davidson has played the cruiser game for a long time. Some (including myself) would say the company has gone after that market for too long instead of branching out with its lineup. Harley seems to be trying to branch out, but it’s not leaving cruiser motorcycles behind. Harley just …

The Project Is Nearing Completion Bimota and Kawasaki showcased the wild Tesi H2, a supercharges sportbike designed to put to shame most other sportbikes on the road or the racetrack. The project wasn’t in its production form when it was shown off, but I knew it would inch that way. It’s a bonkers machine, and …

Zero’s Latest Looks Pretty Good The new Zero SR/S wasn’t supposed to come out until the 24th. A pretty detailed video of the bike leaked out on YouTube. The motorcycle looks pretty great, and the video showcases specs and performance stats, too. A pretty big whoops, but still a super cool look at the bike …

Want SiriusXM on Your Ride? Does your 2014 to 2019 Harley-Davidson touring bike have everything you want but Sirius XM radio? Well, you’re in luck. VAIS has a new GSR SiriusXM radio add on for compatible 2014 and newer Harley-Davidson models. This system will use your existing stereo system to allow you to play SiriusXM, …

Will This Become More Common? On Saturday, February 29, Southern California Motorcycles will open a pedal-assist bicycle store. Partnering with Giant, Liv, and Momentum, this store will offer bicycles with electric power. There’s a point between electric motorcycles and electric bicycles that’s a bit of a gray area. This gray area exists for customers as …

Two New Bikes? Get ready for a couple of new motorcycles from Royal Enfield. Well, maybe. The company has filed applications for the trademark on two new names. Those names? “Royal Enfield Flying Flea” and “Royal Enfield Roadster.” The applications were filed with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. The name Flying Flea is a …

Keeping the KRGT-1 Alive Arch Motorcycle’s flagship model is the KRGT-1. The bike was not Euro 4 compliant until now. The motorcycle company has just released a version of the bike that meets the stricter Euro 4 emissions standards. Speedbox, Arch’s Swiss distributor will display the new version of the bike at Swiss Moto in …

The Antique Endurance Run Continues The 2020 Motorcycle Cannonball antique endurance run (motorcycles pre-1930s) across the U.S. dates have been set. If you wanted to do the run, I have bad news for you, though. It’s already full. You can still sign up, but you’ll be put on a waitlist. The run starts on September …

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A Loss to the Motorcycle Industry and the World Giancarlo Morbidelli died in a hospital in Fano, Italy, after battling a long illness. He was 85 years old. Morbidelli has left a legacy in the motorcycling world that will not be forgotten. He is best known for Morbidelli Grand Prix motorcycles, which have been piloted …