Triumph Reveals Updated 2016 Tiger Sport

This year appears to be the year of hitting the refresh button for Triumph, with a host of updated and refreshed machines being released. The latest bike to make its way out of the factory with new bits and bobs is the 2016 Triumph Tiger Sport. Featuring the latest version of the 1,050 cc triple as used in the just released 2016 Speed Triple, the new Tiger Sport also gets a bunch of other upgrades to keep it in step with the ...

The Yamaha DT400 Might be Returning

Yamaha's sport heritage range has already proven to be a big hit and it may have a tenth bike in its lineup very soon - this one based on the DT series that saw production in a range of bikes from 1968 through to 1985. While speaking at the European launch of the new XSR900, Yamaha's Shun Miyazawa stated that, "Now we have the 700, 900 then I think we can definitely do something similar with smaller capacity. It could be DT. ...

Ninja 300 Track Bike Project – February Update

It's our first update of our little Kawasaki Ninja 300 track bike project for the year and we're essentially in the home stretch now. After doing the majority of the mechanical and repair work, it's pretty much aesthetics left to complete and that means installing and prettying up our fairings - as well as a run on the dyno to accommodate our new exhaust system and air filter. But that's still a few months off as we ...

There’s a VMAX Hiding Inside the CS_07 Gasoline

Portuguese duo, Alexandre Santos and Osvaldo Coutinho have set out to give the VMAX an entirely new image and the result is the CS_07 Gasoline - yet another killer entry in Yamaha's Yard Built Series. Under their roCkS!bikes moniker, the pair have been creating bikes since 2013 and this would have to be one of their best yet. The CS_07 ‘Gasoline’ rides on custom made spoke wheels, 3.5x18 front with 120/70x18 Dunlop ...

Ducati Announces Finalists for “Custom Rumble” Contest

Ducati has announced the five finalists of its 'Custom Rumble' competition which saw official Ducati dealers from across the world design customer looking Scramblers. There is a Scrambler for each continent (Antarctica as usual is ignored) and were selected via the very democratic method of 'likes' on Instagram. The five finalists are ‘Iron lungs’, produced by Warsaw Liberty Moto (Poland) in collaboration with two ...

2016 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce Review

The 2016 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce is the best MV Agusta we've ever ridden. That might seem strange given it's a sports tourer when MV has always been a sportsbike company first and foremost, but the Italian brand is going through a transformation at the moment and starting to widen its scope. And despite this being their first attempt at the category, it comes close to being the best tourer on the market, it's that ...

Royal Enfield Himalayan Specifications Released

Just last week we finally got to see the brand new Royal Enfield Himalayan in action, snapping foot pegs and all. Now we get a release date as well as specifications - but no pricing just yet. The bike will go on sale in India on 17 March and is expected to reach western markets such as the UK and Australia early in the second half of the year. At the heart of the Himalayan is an all new engine - it's a single cylinder, ...

Evoke Electric Motorcycles Aiming to Bring Affordability to Market

The words affordable and electric motorcycle don't usually go hand in hand, but if a new Chinese based startup gets their way then we could soon see electric motorcycles that are priced in line with ICE bikes. While currently only available for sale in Beijing and Shanghai, the company has plans to expand further afield into South East Asia. The main man behind the company known as Evoke is Nathan Siy who grew up in Canada ...