2015 Husqvarna FS 450 Supermoto Announced

One result of KTM‘s acquisition of Husqvarna is the crossover of models, with KTM motorcycles swapping orange for Swedish blue and yellow. That is, more or less, what happened with Husaberg, so it’s no surprise to see that continue with Husky. Another side-effect is we get to see more from KTM’s awesome photography department, as […]

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DMG Out as Wayne Rainey Takes Over AMA Pro Road Racing

The long and largely disappointing Daytona Motorsports Group era is over as the American Motorcyclist Association will sanction a new professional road racing series to be operated by the KRAVE Group LLC, an organization that includes three-time World Champion Wayne Rainey. The AMA announced it will regain the sanctioning, promotional and commercial rights to top […]

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Talk to Your Motorcycle with Yamaha RevTranslator App

Yamaha has launched a new smartphone app that translates engine sounds into English, allowing you to understand what your motorcycle is “saying”. The RevTranslator app (available for free for Android on Google Play and for Apple iOS device on the App Store) has been available for a while now in Japan, but now there’s an […]

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Kawasaki Teases Ninja H2

Kawasaki announced it will unveil a new motorcycle called the Ninja H2 at the Intermot show on Sept. 30 and the evidence suggests it will be a new supercharged sportbike. Discuss this at our Kawasaki Ninja H2 Forum. The Japanese manufacturer first announced last November it was developing a supercharged I-4 engine at the Tokyo […]

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Bimota to Miss Remainder of WSBK Season

Bimota has failed to meet the World Superbike Championship‘s homologation requirements and will not be allowed to participate in the rest of the 2014 season. Bimota had been under probation where it was allowed to race but would not receive any championship points for its efforts, until it could produce 125 street legal examples of […]

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2015 Yamaha XC155 Scooter Gets CARB Approval

The Honda PCX150 may be getting some new competition, as  the California Air Resource Board granted an executive order certifying the 155cc Yamaha XC155 scooter. Available in Asian markets last August under the names Majesty S and SMax. Sporting a fuel-injected 155cc liquid-cooled four-valve Single, the XC155 inherits the styling of larger Yamaha scooters including the […]

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2015 Harley-Davidson CVO Lineup Revealed

Harley-Davidson revealed its four-model Custom Vehicle Operations lineup for 2015, adding new CVO versions of the Road Glide Ultra and Street Glide to go with the returning CVO Softail Deluxe and CVO Limited. Our own Evans Brasfield is currently in Sonoma, Calif., for Harley-Davidson’s 2015 press launch, and he’ll have full first ride reports later […]

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2015 Harley-Davidson Freewheeler Revealed

It’s no surprise, as we’ve already seen the spy photos and California Air Resources Board documents, but Harley-Davidson has officially introduced its new Freewheeler trike, adding a second three-wheeled model to go with the Tri Glide Ultra Classic. Whereas the Tri Glide is designed for touring needs, the Freewheeler is more of a cruiser with […]

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