2015 Yamaha YZF R1M

Yamaha R1M – The Closest Thing Ever To A Street Legal Moto GP Bike

Yamaha is dialing up the volume for it's marketing hype before the brand new Yamaha R1 and R1M hit the dealerships in the next few months. They've released a new video titled 'YZF-R1M - The closest thing ever to a street-legal M1 MotoGP bike' on YouTube which features four time AMA Superbike Champion, Josh Hayes taking the bike through its paces and talking about it. A big theme of the video is reflected in the title - ...
Husqvarna 401 VitPilen and SvartPilen Concepts

The Husqvarna 401 Svartpilen And Vitpilen Concepts Will Be Made… in 2017

Just a few months ago we opined that the fantastic looking concepts Husqvarna showed at the EICMA motor show, the 401 Svartpilen and 401 Vitpilen (Black Arrow and White Arrow respectively) needed to be made. They were extremely good looking, they tapped into the growing desire for cafe racers and they weren't 1300cc weapons that were armed to the teeth with the latest in technology. They were just attractive, simple ...
Meet RYNO, The One Wheeled Motorcycle

Meet RYNO, The One Wheeled Motorcycle

Just when you thought you've seen it all, along comes the RYNO, a self-balancing, electric-powered vehicle that on first glance appears to a cross between a Segway and a motorcycle. The full name of the machine is the RYNO microcycle and the hope of Chris Hoffman, CEO of Ryno Motors is that his new invention will usher in a revolution in urban transportation. Full details of the personal transportation system have been ...
ktm middlweight v-twin 690 enduro test mule

Work Begins on KTM’s New Middleweight V-twins

KTM announced at the 2014 EICMA motorshow in Milan that they would be looking to fill a gap in their product line up by way of new midcapacity v-twin powered bikes ranging between 600cc and 800cc in size. Despite releasing a large number of new models over the past few years, there's a distinct lack of mid-range road bikes from KTM in this area. As it stands, between the 390 Duke/RC390 and the 1050 Adventure sits the 690 ...
First Ride Impressions of the 2015 Yamaha R1

First Ride Impressions of the 2015 Yamaha R1

Yamaha USA have posted a video of MotoAmerica’s Monster Energy Graves Yamaha (that's a team name that just rolls off the tongue) rider Cameron Beaubier, giving his first ride impressions of a near stock 2015 Yamaha R1. It's an interesting insight before the team start taking the bike apart for racing and Beaubier is very positive of the bike, making special mention of the traction control system and electronics package of ...
Suzuki Katana Logo

Production Recursion Concept to be called Suzuki Katana?

Just days after magazine Young Machine published that the turbocharged Suzuki Recursion concept was going into production there's now even more evidence the wheels of progressive are finally turning at Suzuki. It's been revealed that Suzuki has re-registered the Katana brand name and logo in Europe and the United States. That seems significant, because the Recursion concept has a strong resemblance (as far as concept bikes ...
Suzuki Recursion Concept to be Produced?

Suzuki to Build the Turbocharged Recursion Concept?

News has broken today from Japan that Suzuki may be on it's way to putting into production the Suzuki Recursion, a concept bike first shown at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show and featured a 588cc, parallel-twin, turbocharged engine. But is it too good to be true seeing as this is Suzuki we're talking about?  A company that hasn't updated most of it's lineup in 10 years and who we've been critical of as recently as last ...
2015 MV Agusta F4 RC

MV Agusta F4 RC Confirmed And Will Cost $46,000

MV Agusta has released it's price list for the 2015 year (for the US at least) including final pricing for new models including the Stradale, Turismo and Dragster RR. But seemingly missed by most is the price for the MV Agusta F4 RC - a model that we all expected was coming but hasn't actually been officially announced by the Italian brand. In case you were eager to put a deposit down, it'll set you back $46,000. The ...