KTM Unveils Their 2017 Range of Enduro Machines

Another 12 months, another round of off-road motorcycle upgrades. Despite only being five months into 2016, KTM is kicking things of first with their range of enduro machines. It's a big range of updates too with KTM claiming a massive 90 per cent of the 2017 range's components being brand new. Notable weight reductions of up to five kilograms have been realized throughout the model range, with improved mass centralization ...

Indian Unveils ‘The Redeemer’ a Custom Chieftain Dark Horse

Just a 48 hours after announcing the release of the their new Chieftain Dark Horse, Indian Motorcycles has today unveiled a custom build of their new machine called 'The Redeemer'. It has been developed by Hollister Powersports in California and is designed to show off the customisability of the new bike - something the bean counters at cruiser manufacturers love. “When I saw the bike, I knew right away that it had a ...

Build Your Own Motorcycle With a Kit from Moto8ight

It's probably the logical next step given how popular custom bikes have become and that is to build a motorcycle of your own entirely from scratch. We have kit homes and kit cars, now new startup Moto8ight is offering people that are handy with tools the opportunity to build their own motorcycle - and specifically one based on the Suzuki GSX series. Jack Chin is the founder of Moto8ight and wanted to start the project so ...

The Honda Navi is a $650 Grom’esque Bike for India

The little Honda Grom has earned somewhat of a cult following not only because it's so small and nimble but also because of how cheap it is. But you can always go cheaper and Honda has just released a new bike for the Indian market and for a price equivalent to US $650. The Honda Navi as it is known definitely bears more than a passing resemblance to the Honda Grom. This is no doubt on purpose as the Navi is actually a ...

BMW to Release a Mini GS Based on Their Upcoming G310R Learner Bike

BMW's first real foray into the learner bike market hasn't even hit showrooms yet, but already there's a confirmation of sorts that the German manufacturers' tie up with Indian firm TVS will see a GS adventure bike using the same engine and platform as soon as next year. This is great news as it's been a category of bike sorely lacking in the market. Sure, a dualsport is probably a better option for a small capacity ...

Yamaha Shows off Futuristic Scooter Concept

Yamaha has been investing in motorcycles probably more than any other brand recently and have shown off a number of interesting concepts in recent times, including the soon to be released MTW-9 three wheeler. Now they're giving another two wheeled category - scooters - some love as well with the 04GEN concept at the Vietnam Motorcycle Show. The 04GEN design is based on the RUN-WAY concept, which evokes the image of women ...

KTM Confirms new Parallel Twin Platform on the Way

KTM has published its annual financial report today for the 2015 year, and among the various bits of financial information (which shows that KTM is in a very healthy position) is some minor news on upcoming product releases for what it describes as a 'revolutionary 2-cylinder engine design'. We know that at a minimum, this new parallel twin will feature in the upcoming 800 Duke which has been spotted testing at various ...

Victory Octane vs Indian Scout vs Harley-Davidson Sportster Comparison

Just announced a few weeks ago, the Victory Octane looks set to capture a new generation of cruiser riders in America. It will be Victory's most powerful, fastest and lightest bike yet - all the while being the cheapest, too. And while the Victory Octane does have many similarities to the Indian Scout, its real target is Harley Davidson and their Sportster 1200. Harley-Davidson has come under increasing pressure from ...