Motorcycle News

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Blue Monkey To Distribute HealTech Quick Shifter

Blue Monkey Motorsports, Inc. has announced that it is the exclusive North American Importer/Distributor for HealTech Electronics and has released information about Healtech’s newest product, the Quick Shifter Easy. Blue Monkey claims that the Quick Shifter Easy brings MotoGP technology to the masses while beating the price of similar units. The QSE cuts out the ignition rather than killing […]

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Triumph Castrol Rocket Land Speed Bike at Dallas IMS

Fans of the quest for 400 mph who live in the Dallas area will want to hit the Progressive International Motorcycle Show (IMS) to see the Triumph Castrol Rocket streamliner in person at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center this weekend, January 23–25. This bullet has its tip pointed at surpassing the current motorcycle land speed record of 376.156 mph on […]

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Victory Enters NHRA Drag Racing

Victory Motorcycles is going drag racing, forming a factory National Hot Rod Association team with the husband and wife duo of two-time champion Matt Smith and Angie Smith riding bikes based on the Gunner. “Victory is excited to enter the world of NHRA Pro Stock Drag Racing,” says Steve Menneto, vice president of motorcycles for Polaris. “It […]

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Custom Ducati Scramblers Revealed at Verona Motor Bike Expo

Ducati presented three custom interpretations on its new Scrambler at the Verona Motor Bike Expo. Created by builders Deus Ex Machina, Mr. Martini and Officine Mermaid, the one-off specials highlight the Scrambler’s potential as a platform for customizers. Discuss this at our Ducati Scrambler Forum. The three builders were given free reign to reinterpret one […]

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KTM Sets New Sales Record with 158,760 Motorcycles in 2014

KTM reported a new company record with 158,760 motorcycles sold in 2014. This represents the fourth consecutive record-setting year for KTM and a 28.2% increase on 2013′s sales, leading KTM to proclaim itself the world’s fastest-growing motorcycle brand. The record number includes Husqvarna motorcycles but the bulk of the sales were for KTM-branded bikes. KTM didn’t […]

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2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse Revealed in CARB Documents

New certification documents from the California Air Resources Board reveal a model name for Indian Motorcycle apparently in the pipeline for the 2016 model year: the Chief Dark Horse. The CARB executive order certifies the new 2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse, indicating it uses the same 1811cc Thunder Stroke 111 V-Twin engine powering the Chief Classic, Chief Vintage, […]

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Honda Developing Leaning Three-Wheeled Motorcycle

Piaggio brought leaning three-wheelers into the industry mainstream with its MP3 scooter in 2006, with similar vehicles later introduced by Quadro 350D in 2012 and the Peugeot Metropolis in 2013. More recently, Yamaha released the Tricity as the first in a new family of leaning multi-wheel vehicles. If newly-published patent filings are an indication, it […]

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