2016 Kymco K-Pipe Recalled for Non-Standard Shift Pattern

Kymco USA is recalling 2016 K-Pipe models because the gear shifting pattern may not be compliant with federal regulations. The recall affects 476 units in the U.S., all produced from March 1 to May 25. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the gear shift pattern is reversed, going 4-3-2-N-1 instead […]

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Aleix Espargaro Signs with Aprilia

Aprilia has signed Aleix Espargaro to a two-year contract that will see the Spanish rider compete in the 2017 and 2018 MotoGP Championships on the RS-GP. He will race alongside Sam Lowes with Aprilia. Espargaro raced the last two seasons with Suzuki Ecstar, finishing eighth last season and currently sitting seventh in the 2016 campaign. […]

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British Motorcycle Industry Association Reacts to Brexit

On June 23, the United Kingdom held a historic referendum that saw a slim majority vote in favor of leaving the European Union. The “Brexit” side won by a 51.9% to 48.1% margin, setting off a chain of political and economical events including the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron and a dramatic plunge […]

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BMW Announces “Riders of the Storm” Graphic Novel

BMW is teaming up with comic book publisher Panini Verlags to create a graphic novel titled “Riders in the Storm.” The book will be previewed at Comic Con Germany, June 25-26 alongside a specially designed G310R and is slated to begin publishing in October. The graphic novel will be written by the Eisner Award nominated […]

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Yamaha Reveals 05GEN and 06GEN Concepts

Concept models can usually be divided into two categories: those you hope would eventually become production models, and those that just leave you scratching your head. Yamaha‘s new 05GEN and 06GEN concepts perfectly illustrate this distinction. Over the last few years, Yamaha has presented a series of concept models exhibiting what it calls a “Refined […]

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2014 Ducati 1199 Superleggera Recalled for Clutch Issue

Ducati is recalling the 1199 Superleggera because of a problem with its clutch assembly that may cause the rear wheel to lock up. The recall campaign affects 168 units of the exclusive Superleggera in the U.S., all produced between April 8, 2014 and Nov. 13, 2014. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic […]

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Suzuki Signs Alex Rins for 2017-2018 MotoGP Championships

Suzuki has signed Alex Rins to a two-year contract to race for its factory MotoGP team. Rins, the current Moto2 championship points leader, will ride the Suzuki GSX-RR alongside the recently-signed Andrea Iannone. Rins made his GP racing debut in 2012, finishing fifth in the Moto3 championship on a Honda-powered Suter, recording one podium. The […]

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2016 Isle of Man TT: Senior TT Results

Lead Photo by: IOMTT.com Michael Dunlop ended the 2016 Isle of Man TT week with a bang, setting a new outright lap record on his way to winning the Senior TT. Earlier in the week, Dunlop became the first man to lap the 37.74-mile Mountain Course in less than 17 minutes, coming in at 16:58.439 […]

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