29 Formal Offers Were Received It’s no secret that Norton Motorcycles has money issues. The company owes millions of dollars to various creditors. It essentially went bankrupt and now UK administrators are helping the company through that process. It is quite likely that the company will be bought by either another company or a single …

A New Electric Scooter Age Could Dawn KTM and Bajaj have a partnership and a big focus of that partnership will be electric bikes. Now, new info has come out that says electric scooters will be a major focus for the future of the companies. In a report from the Pierer Mobility Group, the company …

Is It Really Surprising? Motorcycle sales had been slowing down, and then the Coronavirus pandemic hit, and they really took a nosedive. According to news reports, India, the world’s biggest motorcycle market has seen some serious drops. Some as high as 62 percent, according to The Hindu Business Line. Hero MotoCorp was down 43 percent, …

Can’t Wait? Do you know what you need in this time of crisis? A Polaris Slingshot, or at least that’s what the company wants you to buy. It has made it easier to purchase the Slingshot of your dreams, too. Polaris added online ordering and home delivery service so that you didn’t have to wait …

For Streetbikes Aerodynamics is one area of motorcycle design that is getting a fair amount of attention lately. The focus in on reducing drag and increasing downforce, especially for sportbikes and track-focused motorcycles. Wings on the front of the bike are usually the first go-to, but Honda is doing things differently. The company recently filed …

A Super Unique Engine Design There’s a unique Vincent-HRD 998cc Series-A that will go up for auction in August. The motorcycle was a factory demonstrator and a road test machine in 1938 and 1955. It recorded over 100 mph at Brooklands in 1938. According to Bonhams, the bike could be the last machine to leave …

Keeping Busy During COVID-19 With a large portion of the world’s population working from home and generally staying at home, we’re all trying to find ways to stay sane. For us motorcyclists, it’s even tougher. All we want to do is go out and ride as the weather warms up. Richard Hammond is no exception. …

A Large Displacement Rebel The Honda Rebel is a fan favorite of new riders and folks who like lower displacement machines, but now Honda will build an 1100 version of the motorcycle. This larger-displacement machine will take the Rebel platform to all-new levels to challenge the other high-displacement cruisers out there. Honda’s new Rebel will …

Some Good Comm Deals Every week I go through the deals that are out there on motorcycle gear and I pull the best ones. This week, Revzilla reached out via email the discuss the deal it had on the Sena 20S EVO Bluetooth Headset, which is profiled below. That got me wondering what other deals …

Wild Looking The Italian motorcycle builder Vyrus has a new bike and it’s wild. The Vyrus Aylen 988 features a 1,298 L-twin engine from a Ducati Panigale. Pair that with some wild styling and Vyrus’ trademark front end design and you have a futuristic motorcycle that looks somewhat like the Bimota Tesi H2.  The bike …

An Interesting French Company Eccity Motorcycles is a French company that makes electric motorcycles and scooters. The company’s machines are generally categorized as 50cc or 125cc equivalent machines. The company wants to get more folks out on electric scooters. To do this, it’s not only selling the scooters but it’s also built an extensive network …

Some New Patents Suggest It Honda’s Gold Wing has a sophisticated suspension setup, and according to some new patent info showcased by RideApart, that system could be used on other motorcycles. The system uses a double-wishbone design as opposed to more traditional telescoping forks.  The use of a double-wishbone suspension setup allows for the wheel …

Not Due to COVID-19 Ace Motorcycles is a British-owned company that sells Chinese-made motorcycles. The motorcycle company has stopped selling bikes in The Philippines. While many companies are ceasing operations due to COVID-19, Ace cited government corruption as the main reason the company will be shutting down, according to Top Gear Philippines. “We have had …

2020 Is A Great Year for Ducati Motorcycles Ducati has been killing it lately. The company ended the 2019 year on a high note, and it’s 2020 lineup looks equally impressive. Even more so, if I’m being honest. The company keeps adding the kind of bikes that folks want to buy and ride, and that’s …

Indian’s Lineup Gets Better in 2020 Indian Motorcycle has been putting out very good stuff lately. While not nearly as much of a juggernaut as Harley-Davidson, the company has waded into the American cruiser market and not looked back. It now has a great lineup and continues to expand. 2020 Should be a good year …

Small Engine, Big Fun: The 2020 Aprilia SR 50 Motard Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Small in displacement, but big in fun! This is the 2020 Aprilia SR 50 Motard, a small-capacity 49cc scooter with big sports bike dreams. With sharp, nimble handling and enough grunt to keep up with city traffic, …

The 2020 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The fun-loving and thrill-seeking Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 returns for 2020, bringing the fun of supermoto riding to the city streets. Built as an upgrade to the Dorosduro 750, a fusion of sports biking performance with supermotard enthusiasm, the Dorsoduro 900 is a …

The Naked Bike From Noale: 2020 Aprilia Shiver 900 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Aprilia’s street smart Shiver 900 returns for 2020, bringing a touch of everyday sensibility to their 900cc range. Though it styles itself as a naked-sport machine, the Shiver 900 actually takes more of its styling cues from the …

Aprilia’s New Sports Concept: The 2020 Aprilia RS 660 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Aprilia’s new middle-weight super sport machine has got everyone talking. Over the years, Aprilia has earned a reputation for small-capacity racing mastery, thanks to the success of their RS125 and RS250 sports machines. The brand has also stamped …

2020 Indian Challenger Dark Horse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Challenger Dark Horse is the bad boy muscle bagger on the block. Sharing the same 1,770 cc, liquid-cooled 60-degree v-twin PowerPlus engine, the Dark Horse has 122 HP and 128 lbs-ft of torque. Where the bad boy attitude comes …

2020 Indian Chief Dark Horse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Chief Dark Horse is one of the meanest cruisers that Indian makes. Powered by a 1,819cc liquid-cooled 49-degree v-twin that Indian dubs the Thunder Stroke 111, 79 HP and 119 lbs-ft of torque are available to your right wrist. …

2020 Indian Challenger Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Challenger is Indian’s entry into the muscle bagger arena. A 1,770 cc, liquid cooled 60 degree v-twin named the PowerPlus provides 122 HP and 128 lbs-ft of torque, making this the most powerful motorcycle in Indian’s bagger lineup. With so much power, …

2020 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse is the evil brother of the base Chieftain. It’s mean, lean, and ready to rip up some highway pavement. The only engine option is a Thunder Stroke 116 with 126 lbs-ft of torque. The Chieftain Dark …

2020 Indian Chieftain Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Chieftain is Indian’s answer to the rider that wants classic bagger looks mixed with the technology and features of a distance tourer. Power is delivered either by a Thunder Stroke 111 or Thunder Stroke 116 engine, with 119 or 126 lbs-ft of …

2020 Triumph Tiger 900 GT, 900 GT Low, and 900 GT Pro Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 GT, 900 GT Low, and 900 GT Pro are all aimed at the road-going adventurer. While they are capable of off-roading, the primary objective is adventure touring. All three models …

The Icon Goes Dark: The 2020 Ducati Scrambler Icon Dark Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The latest Ducati Scrambler Café Racer takes the idea of a classic café racer and gives it a modern, Italian twist. It’s smart, sleek, and perfect for conquering the urban jungle. But unlike a lot of modern …

The Icon Goes Dark: The 2020 Ducati Scrambler Icon Dark Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links While it might look like the classic Ducati Scrambler Icon with a new paint job, the new Scrambler Icon Dark is an entirely new beast. It shares plenty of classic Scrambler DNA but it has an entirely …

The 2020 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The latest Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled is more than just nostalgia. While it takes its inspiration directly from the golden age of scrambling during the 1960s and 70s, the modern Desert Sled features more than enough of its own character to …

The Flat Track Inspired Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle! Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The new Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle takes its inspiration directly from the world of Super Hooligan flat track racing, mixing the best features of American run what you brung attitude with sophisticated Italian design. It’s a dirty Ducati, built …

Ducati’s Sports Cruiser: The 2020 Ducati XDiavel & XDiavel S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The XDiavel is Ducati’s first authentic power cruiser, designed specifically to blur the line between sports performance and comfortable, low-slung cruising. It’s got the horsepower, it’s got the torque, and it offers no compromises whatsoever. Ducati enters …

The Sports Cruiser: The Ducati 1260 & 1260 S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Ducati’s muscular sports cruiser is one of the most exciting motorcycles on the market. It’s the successful fusion of a naked street bike with the presence and comfort of a modern power cruiser. Big in power, huge in …

New For 2020: The Ducati Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The all-new Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour is Ducati’s first real premium touring motorcycle. Based on the successful Multistrada platform, which has already proven itself as a winning combination of sports performance and touring capability, the new …

The 2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260, 1260 S, & 1260 Pikes Peak Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Ducati’s flagship adventure-focused motorcycle is back for 2020, with just enough new features to make it an improvement on last year’s model. If you’re looking for an all-purpose Ducati with a do-anything and go-anywhere character, you …

Unparalleled Versatility: The 2020 Ducati Multistrada 950 & 950 S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Ducati’s sport-touring and Supermoto inspired Multistrada 950 returns for 2020, bringing big Multistrada fun into a smaller and sleeker package. Available in two flavors, the standard Multistrada 950, and the more exclusive Multistrada 950 S, this sleek …

The 2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Ducati’s enduro-focused Multistrada 1260 offering returns for 2020, bringing greater off-road ergonomics and sports-oriented performance to the already popular Multistrada line-up. The 1260 Enduro is rally-esque in design, transforming the Multistrada 1260 into a more off-road ready machine that guarantees exceptional …

The All New 2020 Ducati Hypermotard 950 & 950 SP Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Ducati’s new Hypermotard 950 takes its inspiration directly from the early days of motard racing, keeping things simple, streamlined, and sporty. Designed for aggressive handling and supreme agility, the Ducati Hypermotard 950 is all about lightweight fun …

The End Of An Era: The Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The aptly named 1299 Panigale R Final Edition is Ducati’s final farewell model that celebrates the end of an era. It’s the last outing for Ducati’s largest displacement twin-cylinder Superquadro engine since the top-tier Panigale …

The Limited Edition Ducati Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links In 2019 the legendary Ducati 916 marked its 25th anniversary. Such an iconic motorcycle, designed by master motorcycle designer Massimo Tamburini, demanded a special edition anniversary model to celebrate those 25 iconic years. Ducati has risen to the …

Speed & Adrenaline: The 2020 Ducati Panigale V4 R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Ducati Panigale V4 R is about as close as you can get to riding the brand’s Desmosedici GP20 MotoGP motorcycle without taking up a career as a professional racer. Ducati claims that this is as close …

Ducati’s Entry Level Monster: The Monster 797 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Ducati Monster 797 is the perfect entry-level Ducati for those looking for a fun but practical ride experience, and a machine that’s just as at home on the track as it is putting in the hours commuting to …