Motorcycle News

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Royal Enfield Opening North American Subsidiary

Royal Enfield is setting up shop in North America, opening its first wholly-owned direct distribution subsidiary outside of India. Royal Enfield North America will be based in Milwaukee, Wis., (home to another long-running motorcycle brand established in the early 1900s) and will handle business operations including marketing, service, financing and dealer development. Until now, Royal Enfield […]

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Ducati CEO Interview

Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali was interviewed by The Economic Times of India, where he talked about the about the company’s reported skyrocketing success since being purchased by Volkswagen in 2012. Ducati says it sold 7,400 motorcycles in June, a 60-percent increase over the same month last year. And through the first half of the year, the company reports increased […]

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Michael Andretti in MotoAmerica?

The Andrettis have always been motorcycle people across three generations; Mario and Freddie Spencer are fast friends,  Michael has spun laps on Nicky Hayden’s RC51 Superbike, and Marco climbed into his Indy Car to spin laps with Danny Pedrosa’s Honda at last weekend’s Indy MotoGP. Now, MotoAmerica.com reports Michael may be interested in adding a […]

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Triumph Postpones 2015 Land Speed Record Attempt

Due to the injuries sustained by Guy Martin in last week’s Ulster Grand Prix, the Triumph Land Speed Record team has confirmed its decision to postpone the planned attempt until 2016. Although the Lincolnshire racer, true to form, has checked himself out of the hospital this week, despite suffering from fractured vertebrae, sternum and a number of ribs […]

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Bates Footwear Introduces Adrenaline Riding Boot

Although you may not be aware of Bates Footwear, founded in 1855, the manufacturer is one of the largest suppliers of footwear to the U.S. federal government and Department of Defense. After years of providing men and women in uniform with everything from dress shoes to tactical boots, Bates knows a thing or two about tough […]

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2016 Yamaha YZF-R1S Certified by CARB

Yamaha is poised to add a new variant of its superbike, as the California Air Resources Board has certified the YZF-R1S for 2016 alongside the returning R1 and R1M. The S model will likely be a lower-spec version and more suitable for street use. The Japanese manufacturer had previously filed trademarks for R1S and R1M […]

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