Harley-Davidson Sales Dropped 9.3% in US Over Second Quarter 2017

Harley-Davidson reported its second quarter 2017 results and the numbers aren’t pretty. H-D sold 6.7% fewer motorcycles worldwide (and 9.3% fewer in the U.S.) during the second quarter compared to the same period in 2016. Motorcycle shipments were down 7.2%. Overall, Harley-Davidson reported a net profit of $258.9 million, down from a profit of $280.4 […]

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2016-2017 KTM 690 Duke Recalled for Fuel Leak

KTM is recalling 2016 and 2017 690 Duke models because of possible fuel leaks. The recall affects 718 units in the U.S. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, fuel can seep out from the fuel filler cap area of the tank, creating a fire risk and potential damage or injury. […]

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2017 Isle of Man TT: Sure Sidecar TT Race 2 Results

Ben and Tom Birchall won their second Sidecar TT of the week, and fifth in the last six Sidecar TT races going back to 2015. Pilot Ben and passenger Tom Birchall recorded a time of 58:40.090, averaging 115.760 mph over three laps around the Mountain Course. John Holden and passenger Lee Cain took the lead […]

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2017 Isle of Man TT: SES TT Zero Results

Bruce Anstey won his second-straight TT Zero electric race at the Isle of Man TT, finishing the single-lap challenge with a time of 19:19.924, averaging a speed of 117.710 mph. Though the winning time was slower than last year – let alone John McGuinness‘ record lap of 18:58.743 set in 2013 – this year’s TT […]

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2017 Isle of Man TT: Bennetts Lightweight TT Results

Michael Rutter captured a historic victory in the Lightweight TT for Paton, earning the Italy-based company’s first ever TT win. The modern Paton has only been around for a couple of years, first competing in the Isle of Man TT in 2014. The win broke up Kawasaki’s near-dominance of the Lightweight TT, with nine of […]

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Two Racers Dead in Separate Isle of Man TT Crashes

By far the worst part about covering the Isle of Man TT is a press release titled “Statement on behalf of ACU Events Ltd,” as this typically signifies another fatality at the famed road race. It is with a heavy heart then to report we now have two such statements for this year’s races. English […]

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