Motorcycle News

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2015 KTM RC390 Priced at US$5499

KTM North America officially announced U.S. pricing for the RC390, the Austrian manufacturer’s 373cc entry-level sportbike. At $5,499, the RC390 does land at the top end for sub-400cc sportbikes in the U.S., but not by very much. The tradeoff is some higher quality components that could give KTM a good chunk of the small sportbike […]

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Lightning Delivers First LS-218 Electric Superbike

Lightning Motorcycles has delivered its first LS-218, the company’s 200-hp electric superbike. Officially unveiled in May at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering, the LS-218 is the production version of the first electric motorcycle to exceed a land speed of 200 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats. The first LS-218 (named for the bike’s Bonneville-recorded top speed […]

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2015 Husqvarna and KTM Models with 4CS Forks Recalled

KTM and Husqvarna are recalling 2015 off-road models equipped with WP Suspension‘s 4CS forks. The four-chamber forks were new upgrades to several models in Husqvarna’s and KTM’s 2014 lineups, which may have contributed to the problem. According to the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, a change in the production process may have resulted in insufficient […]

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Ducati Scrambler Named Most Beautiful Bike of EICMA 2014

The Ducati Scrambler was selected in a poll by Italian magazine Motociclismo as the “Most Beautiful Bike of Show” at the 2014 EICMA show. EICMA 2014: Milan Motorcycle Show The Scrambler was a bit of a surprise considering it actually debuted a few weeks earlier at the Intermot show. The Scrambler was an overwhelming winner, […]

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KTM Announces New Race Car Project

KTM and Reiter Engineering announced they are working on a new race car that will be sold in the U.S., Europe and Asia. No technical details were revealed, though KTM did provide an illustration of the Kiska-designed car. Unlike the KTM X-Bow, the new race car has a glass roof and a larger rear spoiler. […]

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2015 Victory Models Recalled for Transmission Issue

Polaris is recalling a small batch of 2015 Victory motorcycles because of a problem that can cause the transmission to unexpectedly shift gears or drop into neutral. The recall affects the 2015 Cross Country, Cross Country 8-Ball, Cross Country Tour, Gunner, Hammer 8-Ball, High Ball, Magnum, Vegas 8-Ball and Vision Tour, though only 122 units […]

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