WSBK Look At Entry Level Small Capacity Race Class

WSBK Look At Entry Level Small Capacity Race Class

In more exciting news for entry level machines, Dorna Sports, the company and governing body behind both MotoGP and the World Superbike Championship has announced the formation of working group to examine a new entry level class for the sport. In a statement from Dorna, it was said that: The Superbike Commission approved assembly of a working group comprising of any interested machine manufacturers to develop a class ...
Hyosung GDR250 Confirmed for 2015

Hyosung GD250R Confirmed for 2015

It wasn't exactly a secret that Korean manufacturer Hyosung was releasing a new small capacity sports bike, as the GD250R was on display at Intermot in October and was all over the Indian press earlier in the year. Today however it has been confirmed that the learner approved motorcycle will come out in the first quarter of 2015. Hyosung continues to focus on the smaller displacement market and the GD250R is heavily based ...
Triumph Cafe Racer Spied

Triumph Developing A 1100cc Cafe Racer?

Cafe racers are the new adventure bikes for motorcycle manufacturers, and Triumph intends to be front and center late next year if rumors by British magazine Visordown ring true. Two brand new Triumph models were spotted testing in Spain - a standard model and what would likely be an R model. According to the same report, the bike will feature a brand new 1100cc, liquid-cooled parallel-twin producing 90 hp. If those ...
2015 Honda Africa Twin

The New Honda Africa Twin Is Coming

There hasn't been an official announcement yet by Honda of a brand new Africa Twin coming out in 2015, however it's all but assured. It was pretty much inevitable when Honda showed off their True Adventure prototype at EICMA last month, and now Honda has released two videos in a continuing series which heavily hints at a return by Honda of this iconic model. The True Adventure prototype was for show only at EICMA. ...
New Suzuki Gixer Spotted

New Suzuki Gixer Spotted – But Don’t Get Excited

Indian website MotorBeam has published an image of what appears to be a brand new Suzuki GSX-R, but please remain seated. Unfortunately, it's not an update to the GSX-R1000 which has remained virtually unchanged since 2007, but a 125cc model that's likely to be aimed at the Asian markets. The motorcycle is pretty much a replica of model Suzuki released a few months ago in the subcontinent, the Gixxer 150 (yes, its actual ...
MV Agusta Stradale 800

2015 MV Agusta Stradale 800 Official Launch

While the MV Agusta Stradale was shown at last months EICMA in Milan, its only today that Italian manufacturer MV Agusta has officially launched its latest machine and therefore confirming both pricing and specifications that were leaked earlier. MV Agusta is marketing the bike as a sport tourer but with all the bells and whistles one expects from the marque. As disclosed previously, the MV Agusta Stradle 800 uses the same ...
KTM RC390

Yamaha R3 vs KTM RC390 vs Kawasaki Ninja 300 – Road Test Preview

In the past few years, riders wanting an entry level sportsbike had to choose between the Honda CBR250R and the Ninja 250. Now, in addition to those two bikes (which are still sold in some markets), newbies can get their bigger brothers, the CBR300R and Ninja 300 and very soon they'll be able to swing a leg over what will potentially be the best of the lot - the all new Yamaha R3 and KTM RC390. The Ninja 300, R3 and RC390 ...
Project Livewire Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council

Don’t Expect Harley-Davidson’s Project Livewire To Happen Anytime Soon

Harley-Davidson is generally a brand you either love or loathe. There's very little crossover in customers between a rider who likes sports bikes, nakeds or adventure bike and those who would also consider purchasing a Harley Davidson. Even among cruiser fans, it's generally a case of either you like HD or don't. Critics of Harley-Davidson believe the brand makes bikes that are technological dinosaurs, are unreliable and ...