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Yamaha Reveals 03GEN-f and 03GEN-x Tricity-Based Concepts + Video

Yamaha announced two new concept models based on its leaning three-wheeled Tricity scooter. The concepts follow what Yamaha calls its “Refined Dynamism” philosophy that brought us the futuristic-looking 01GEN revealed at Intermot and the 02GEN wheelchair concept. Yamaha continues its Refined Dynamism naming convention with the sportbike-styled 03GEN-f and the scrambler-influenced 03GEN-x. The 03GEN-f  made […]

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Racer Dane Westby Killed in Streetbike Crash

Racer Dane Westby, 28 years old, was killed in a streetbike accident last night in Tulsa, Okla. KTUL.com in Tulsa reports the accident occurred in the 1400 block of South Peoria Street in an urban area around 8:30 pm, when Westby and his bike ran off the right side of the road, slid along the […]

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Suzuki Patents Reveal Variable Valve System for V-Strom 1000

Newly-published patents from Japan suggest Suzuki is developing a variable valve system for the V-Strom 1000. If the patent turns into a full product, the V-Strom 1000 would follow Ducati‘s Multistrada 1200 in offering VVT on a adventure-style tourer. Suzuki has been working on a VVT system for a while now. Suzuki has patents dating […]

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ChemChina to Acquire Pirelli for $7.7 Billion

Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli may soon belong to the Chinese as the state-owned China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) is poised to buy out the 143-year-old company. According to a report by Reuters, Pirelli’s top shareholders have already agreed to the deal, estimated to be worth €7.1 billion (US$7.7 billion). Reuters reports the number excludes Pirelli’s […]

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Honda Bulldog Concept Revealed

Honda presented a new utilitarian-looking concept model called the Bulldog at the 2015 Osaka Motorcycle Show. Built on a 399cc parallel-Twin, the Bulldog was created with the theme “Lovable Touring Partner” in mind. With its wide, 15-inch knobby wheels, protective bars and cargo mounting points, Honda envisions the Bulldog as a suitable camping-touring machine capable […]

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Aprilia Unveils Select 2016 Models/Pricing at Daytona Bike Week

Manufacturers love to reveal new models at big events, and motorcycle events don’t get much bigger than the 74th Annual Daytona Bike Week. Aprilia took the opportunity to unveil three pre-production examples of the 2016 model year Aprilia RSV4 RF, Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory, and Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally. Not only were these models shown off to attendees, but also the pricing […]

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