Our cousins in The Old Country love motorcycles as much as we do, but they don’t love the same motorcycles, apparently. The French automotive magazine MotoRevue has released their list of top five motorcycles in Europe, and, as you might imagine, they’re quite different from the Motorcyclist… Continue reading
Zero Motorcycle is just giddy with excitement, because they’ve released the DS, an all-electric, zero-emissions, dual-sport motorcycle. They Claim that it’s not only emissions free, but almost completely recycleable as well.
Powered by the most advanced drive train in the industry, the… Continue reading
As I mentioned before, the economy isn’t good. And since motorcycles are a luxury good for most people, they are being hit especially hard. The MoCo had a 91% drop in profits last quarter, Suzuki’s sales numbers have collapsed…it’s bad all over. And I can prove… Continue reading
Ever since BMW announced it would begin producing a liter-class sportbike to compete with the Japanese, people have been waiting for the BMW S1000RR. The one question was what the price would be, as BMWs tend to be a bit more…extravagantly priced than their competitors. Those questions… Continue reading
So, every year, you hear the rumors: “There’s a new VFR on the way.” “It’ll have five cylinders.” “It’ll be a 1,000cc V-4 superbike.” Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.
There’s something about the venerable Honda VFR that provokes fanatical loyalty from it’s fan base. … Continue reading
Stellan Egelund of Sweden was commissioned by Triumph to build a cafe racer out of the…wait for it…Rocket III. Triumph is going to make five of these motorcycles, and all five of them will be sold in Sweden.
This is what Egelund came up with.
All right. I admit it. I’m not that much of a chopper guy. Some of them look OK, and have fantastic paint jobs. On the whole, though, they strike me as inconvenient with their tiny little gas tanks. And they don’t seem very maneuverable, with… Continue reading
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