Marquez Signs Extension with Repsol Honda

Honda Racing Corporation has signed two-time MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez to a two-year contract extension that will see him racing in Repsol colors through the 2018 season. The contract extension, announced ahead of this weekend’s Catalunya round in Spain, will keep Marquez in the fold with Dani Pedrosa who also recently signed a two-year […]

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2017 Kawasaki W800 Final Edition

Kawasaki announced the end of the W800 with a “Final Edition” production run for Europe as the retro-styled Twin gets phased out by the new Euro4 emissions standard. “It’s never easy to say good bye to an old friend, especially one as iconic as the W800,” says Morihiro Ikoma, corporate planning director for Kawasaki Motors […]

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Harley-Davidson Bringing Back the Sport Glide

Harley-Davidson has filed trademark applications for “Sport Glide,” suggesting the return of a touring model last produced in 1993. The trademark applications were filed last week in both the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as well as Europe Union Intellectual Property Office for use on “motorcycles and structural parts therefor.” The Harley-Davidson FXRT Sport Glide […]

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Takata Airbag Recall Now Includes Honda Gold Wing

The massive Takata Airbag recall has made its way to the two-wheeled realm, with the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration adding 2,701 Honda Gold Wings to the millions of vehicles already included in recall. The recall now includes airbag inflators on certain Gold Wings from model years 2006 to 2010. The airbag issues first […]

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2016 Yamaha Tricity 155 Announced for Europe

Yamaha announced a new, larger-displacement version of its Tricity leaning three-wheeler for the European market. The new Tricity 155 will be sold in Europe alongside the existing 125cc version, but offers more fuel and storage capacity and a larger rear wheel. Though it’s only 30.2cc larger than the original Tricity’s powerplant, the 155 engine is […]

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Maverick Vinales Signs with Yamaha

As expected, Yamaha has signed MotoGP sophomore Maverick Vinales to race for its factory team, taking Jorge Lorenzo‘s spot alongside Valentino Rossi at the end of the season. The 2015 MotoGP Rookie of the Year is signed through the 2018 season. Vinales currently sits fifth in the MotoGP championship race with Suzuki Ecstar after recording […]

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CMG Founder and Editor Rob Harris Killed in Crash

It’s tough reporting news of someone’s death, and especially so when it’s another motojournalist. It is with sadness, then, that we report the passing of Rob Harris, founder and editor-in-chief of one of Canada’s top motorcycle publications, Canada Moto Guide. Harris, often referred to as Editor ‘Arris, died in a crash on May 14, reportedly […]

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Honda Locks Up Pedrosa for Two More Years

Honda Racing Corporation has signed Dani Pedrosa to a two-year contract extension that would see the 30-year-old rider continue racing for the Repsol Honda MotoGP team through the 2018 season. Pedrosa raced in nothing but Repsol orange since joining the premier class in 2006 but his association with Honda spans his entire Grand Prix career, […]

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BMW R1200RT for Medics

BMW presented an R1200RT adapted for paramedics at Europe’s leading trade show for first responders. The R1200RT was accompanied by several BMW automobiles similarly equipped to deal with emergencies at the 2016 edition of RETTmobil in Fulda, Germany. Our editor’s and reader’s choice sport-touring motorcycle of 2015 is a practical platform for first responder duties. […]

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2017 Husqvarna Two-Stroke Line Announced with All-New TC250

Husqvarna announced updates to its 2017 two-stroke motocross line including a completely revamped TC250 joining the returning TC125 and TC85. The 2017 TC250 gets a completely new 250cc two-stroke engine. Husqvarna raised the clutch shaft by 4 mm and the crankshaft by 19.5 mm, changes designed to improve mass centralization. Husqvarna also added a new […]

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