2015 Husqvarna and KTM Models with 4CS Forks Recalled

KTM and Husqvarna are recalling 2015 off-road models equipped with WP Suspension‘s 4CS forks. The four-chamber forks were new upgrades to several models in Husqvarna’s and KTM’s 2014 lineups, which may have contributed to the problem. According to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, a change in the production process may have resulted in insufficient […]

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Ducati Scrambler Named Most Beautiful Bike of EICMA 2014

The Ducati Scrambler was selected in a poll by Italian magazine Motociclismo as the “Most Beautiful Bike of Show” at the 2014 EICMA show. EICMA 2014: Milan Motorcycle Show The Scrambler was a bit of a surprise considering it actually debuted a few weeks earlier at the Intermot show. The Scrambler was an overwhelming winner, […]

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KTM Announces New Race Car Project

KTM and Reiter Engineering announced they are working on a new race car that will be sold in the U.S., Europe and Asia. No technical details were revealed, though KTM did provide an illustration of the Kiska-designed car. Unlike the KTM X-Bow, the new race car has a glass roof and a larger rear spoiler. […]

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2015 Victory Models Recalled for Transmission Issue

Polaris is recalling a small batch of 2015 Victory motorcycles because of a problem that can cause the transmission to unexpectedly shift gears or drop into neutral. The recall affects the 2015 Cross Country, Cross Country 8-Ball, Cross Country Tour, Gunner, Hammer 8-Ball, High Ball, Magnum, Vegas 8-Ball and Vision Tour, though only 122 units […]

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Thailand Added to 2015 WSBK Calendar

The World Superbike Championship is heading to Thailand next season, with the Chang International Circuit set to host the series on March 20-22, 2015. “We are pleased to announce the introduction of the Thai Round in the calendar, as a clear evidence of our goal to reach new key markets for the motorcycle industry,” says […]

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2014 WSBK – Losail Results

Sylvain Guintoli pulled out a stunning double victory at the season finale at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit to overtake Tom Sykes and capture the 2014 World Superbike Championship. The Aprilia rider entered the final round trailing Sykes by 12 points. Racing under the lights at Qatar for the series’ first ever night races, Guintoli won […]

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Official: Mercedes-AMG Acquires 25% of MV Agusta

The long-rumored deal between Daimler AG and MV Agusta has finally been completed with the German automaker’s Mercedes-AMG brand purchasing a 25% stake in the Italian motorcycle maker. Terms of the deal were not announced. “In MV Agusta, we have found the perfect two-wheel partner for Mercedes-AMG,” says Tobias Moers, chief executive officer of Mercedes-AMG. […]

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Honda Trademarks RC213V-S; Street-legal MotoGP Replica On the Way

The long-awaited street-legal replica of Honda‘s MotoGP racer may finally be approaching as the Japanese manufacturer has filed a trademark application in European Union for the name “RC213V-S“. Perhaps not-so-coincidentally, the application was filed today, Oct. 31, just days ahead of the 2014 EICMA show where the RC213V-S is expected to debut. Top 10 Bikes […]

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2015 MV Agusta 800 Stradale Teased for EICMA

MV Agusta released an image teasing a new light touring model rumored to be called the Stradale for next week’s EICMA show in Milan. The teaser shows the now-familiar stacked triple exhaust arrangement used on MV Agusta’s three-cylinder models and the panniers with integrated turn signals. Dutch website Nieuwsmotor published a leaked shot of the […]

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2015 Freeride 250R Pops Up on KTM’s US Site

A new section for the 2015 KTM Freeride 250R has appeared on the manufacturer’s U.S. site. No official announcement has been made so this might just be a simple slip-up by KTM’s webmasters, but if not, the two-stroke Freeride 250R may be coming to the U.S. market. The 250R appears on the Freeride tab which […]

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