BMW & KTM to Use New Bosch Technology

KTM & BMW to utilize new Bosch Technology on 2017 Motorcycles

Both BMW and KTM will utilize Bosch instrumentation for 2017. Since the features will require more use of the screen, Bosch also updated the manufacturing process for the TFT. Previously, the LCD and the glass of the screen were separate pieces. Now, the LCD is bonded directly to the glass. This has two benefits. First, it improves usability by reducing reflections. Second, the life of the unit is increased. Previously,…

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Denver Police Seize & Destroy Motorcycle

Denver Police Use Public Nuisance Abatement Law to seize & destroy motorcycles

According to a report in the Denver Post, a 2007 Honda CBR seized by police through the civil public nuisance abatement process was destroyed today. On July 24, the rider had participated in a rally on Interstate 25, in which hundreds of motorcyclists “created a serious safety hazard by completely blocking the flow of traffic,” according to a news release from the police. The rider, who was not identified, “faces…

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Triumph Breaks North American Sales Record

Triumph Breaks Their Sales Record in 2016

The final sales numbers for December are in and we have some incredible news to announce: 2016 will officially go down in the record books as the best year of retail sales for Triumph Dealers in North America in Hinckley Triumph history! For the month of December, Triumph dealers literally smashed the previous sales record with retails up a stunning 39% over the previous December record and up a jaw-dropping…

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Rare Ducati Bikes to be Auctioned at Bonhams

38 Ducati's to be Auction at Bonhams Las Vegas in January 2017

For Ducati collectors, the seventh-annual Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction may cause serious heart palpitations. The event, set for Thursday, January 26, at the Rio Casino & Hotel, will offer 38 of the rarest Ducati bikes built from 1948 through 2001, including 125 GP singles, Scramblers,  Supersports, and Works Racers. Included in this collection, which should bring in over $1 million, are 15 Ducati motorcycles from the Silverman Museum Racing…

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Honda’s Autonomous Self Balancing Motorcycle

Honda Unveils Autonomous Self-Balancing Motorcycle

For years, Honda has shown off its Uni-Cub, a kind of motorized unicycle that balances itself, as a personal mobility device. At CES 2017 Honda showed how it leveraged that technology to make a self-balancing, semi autonomous motorcycle, something likely more relevant in the real world. During Honda’s press conference, a riderless Uni-Cub rolled out from backstage, followed by a motorcycle, which accomplished the same self-balancing trick while free of…

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2017 KTM RC390 Cup Race Bike Specifications

2017 KTM Racebike RC 390 Cup Motorcycle

KTM Motorsports has released important details about the KTM RC Cup Racebike that is now available for purchase by participants of the KTM RC Cup, to be held in conjunction with the 2017 MotoAmerica Racing Series. The KTM RC Cup Series showcases riders between the ages of 14 and 22 years old holding an AMA Superstock Limited license. All riders must race aboard KTM RC Cup bikes. These special motorcycles…

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2017 BRP Can-Am Maverick Steering Recall

Bombardier Can Am Maverick X3 Steering Recall

This recall involves model year 2017 Bombardier Recreational Products Can-Am Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles. The vehicles came in various colors. The model name and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is printed on a label under the glove box. To verify if your vehicle is included in the recall, have your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) ready and contact your authorized Can-Am side-by-side dealer or BRP. Recalled models include: 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3…

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EBR Motorcycles Debuts Black Lightning Bike

Erik Buell Racing Motorcycles Black Lightning 1190

EBR Motorcycles will debut the new Black Lightning motorcycle on Friday November 18, 2016 at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show. The Black Lightning is an “accelerated” version of the 1190 platform, designed for superior street performance with improved rider ergonomics, higher torque delivery, and improved performance handling for all rider styles. “When you combine the upright seating with intense acceleration, you have the ultimate all around superbike. It has striking looks…

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Bosch Receives 3 Motorcycle Innovation Awards

Bosch Wins 3 2017 CES Innovation Awards for Motorcycle Technology

Enhanced safety and more infotainment for powered two-wheelers was Bosch’s formula for success at the CES 2017 Innovation Awards. On November 10, 2016, the judges honored the company’s motorcycle systems with a total of three awards. A rider information system that replaces a traditional instrument cluster with a display impressed the judges twice, becoming a winner in the In-Vehicle Audio/Video category and an honoree in the Vehicle Intelligence category. In…

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Zero’s New Motorcycles have a 200+ Mile Range

Zero Motorcycle 2017 Lineup

With some of the world’s biggest bike makers now dedicating time to electric models, Zero Motorcycles knows it has its work cut out. The company has spent the last 10 years refining its gas-free lineup, gradually adding more power and (more importantly) increasing the range, giving riders the incentive they need to make the jump. For its 2017 roster, Zero has done the same again, updating its Zero S, Zero…

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