Samsung Announces Smart Windshield

Samsung revealed a new technology that would add a smartphone-connected display to a motorcycle’s windscreen. Samsung worked with revealed Yamaha on a prototype of its new Smart Windshield, applying the technology on a Tricity three-wheeled scooter. The Smart Windshield shows information on a screen build into the shield itself. The screen is transparent and located low […]

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Build Your Own Erector Set Ducati Monster 1200S

Ducati has signed a licensing agreement with toy company Spin Master Corp. for a series of branded Meccano models (best known in the U.S. market as Erector Sets). The first product under the agreement is a model based on the Ducati Monster 1200S. While not quite as realistic as the Pocher Ducati 1299 Panigale S […]

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2014 Honda Forza Recalled for Low Rear Brake Pressure

Honda is recalling 2014 Forza scooters because a potential rear brake fluid leak that could cause a loss of rear brake pressure. The recall affects both ABS and non-ABS-equipped models. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the rear brake line joint may not have been sufficiently torqued during assembly. This […]

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2016 Triumph Thruxton, Thruxton R Specs Released

Triumph has released full specifications for the 2016 Thruxton and Thruxton R to coincide with the new models’ press launch. Tom Roderick’s first ride review will be up later this week but let’s take a look at the numbers. Both versions of the new Thruxton share the same 1200cc parallel-Twin engine. As with the rest […]

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BMW Celebrates Centennial, Looks Ahead to Next 100 Years

BMW kicked off its centennial celebrations with a ceremony in Munich, Germany, looking back at the company’s past and forward to the next 100 years. The event concluded with the debut of the BMW Vision Next 100 concept car (pictured at top) and the promise of further futuristic concepts through the year including a motorcycle […]

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Ducati Smashes Sales Record with 54,809 Motorcycle Sold in 2015

Ducati announced a new company sales record with 54,809 motorcycles sold in 2015, breaking the previous record set in 2014 by 9,709 motorcycles. The Scrambler has proved to be a runaway success, with 16,049 units sold, representing 29.3% of all Ducatis delivered to customers last year. Hypermotard and Multistrada sales also increased in 2015, growing […]

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Triumph Announces Purchase Program for Racers

Triumph announced a new purchase program offering reduced prices for professional and amateur racers. The Triumph Racing Partners Purchase Program includes significant discounts on both motorcycles and parts. Triumph is also offering a “Race for Free” promotion, covering the costs of race entry for any amateur national road racing series with the purchase of a […]

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Aprilia Presents 2016 MotoGP Team

After completing a rather low-key inaugural MotoGP season last year, Aprilia is back for 2016 with a completely new prototype. Alvaro Bautista returns for a second season with Aprilia, along with by Stefan Bradl who joined the team midway through the 2015 season, replacing Marco Melandri. The two returning riders split three 10th-place finishes riding […]

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