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Autos: Motorcycles

Clear for takeoff: Distiller's vodka-fueled motorcycle sets land-speed record

Tuesday  22:05,   18 september 2018
autoblog

Raise a glass to Missoula couple's ingenuity.The Missoulian newspaper reported that Ryan Montgomery and his wife, Jenny, take ethanol from the "heads" off Quicksilver Vodka ("heads" are leftovers from distilling that are too impure to drink) and [...]

The 1993 Yamaha GTS1000 Was The Acura NSX Of Bikes

Monday  21:55,   17 september 2018
cycleworld

Crazy technology in a forward-thinking machine.You can be ahead of your time, you can build a better mousetrap, you can have a VPN connection straight into the distant future—but if you fall short on execution, your chances of success are identical...[...]

Meet the Indian Motorcycles of 2019

Monday  21:55,   17 september 2018
popularmechanics

The Chief, Scout, and other Indian bikes get cylinder deactivation and new riding modes for 2019. Indian just released details on all the updates they’ll bring to the middleweight Scout and heavyweight Chief-based models in 2019. These updates may...[...]

8 New Motorcycles (That Aren’t Cruisers) For Shorter Riders

Monday  21:55,   17 september 2018
motorcyclistonline

Bikes of all shapes for riders of shorter size There’s this notion that if you’re a shorter rider, you’re resigned to riding namby-pamby cruisers or small-displacement entry-level bikes. The feeling is that the motorcycle industry is saying “let...[...]

Vespa Elettrica electric scooter to begin production next month

Thursday  13:33,   13 september 2018
autoblog

They'll offer smartphone integration and lots of customization.The big news is that both the battery-electric scooter and its hybridized Elettrica X version will be connected scooters, with smartphone integration through a 4.3-inch color TFT...[...]

Indian Chieftain Redesigned For 2019

Monday  22:16,   10 september 2018
cycleworld

Even the most classically styled motorcycles need a nip and tuck now and then. Debuting in 2014, the Indian Chieftain offered heritage styling in a thoroughly modern package. Not looking to lose momentum, Indian has tweaked the Chieftain's look and [...]

This Dystopian, Kalashnikov-Designed Motorcycle Will Join Putin's Official Motorcade

Friday  20:20,   07 september 2018
msn

Sorry President Trump, but Putin's winning the "cool stuff in the motorcade" arms race at the moment.There’s a new two-wheeled brute that’s set to become part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s official motorcade starting in 2019, according...[...]

This 500-Bike Hare Scramble Up a Mine is the Most Bonkers Race Ever

Wednesday  19:45,   05 september 2018
jalopnik

The race is the Erzberg Rodeo, an incredible enduro event that runs twenty miles up the face of Austria’s Iron Mountain. Over the course of four days the giant field of 1800 riders is whittled down to an elite group of 500 starters for the final...[...]

Here’s What We Thought Of The Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic After Riding It Cross-Country

Tuesday  20:36,   04 september 2018
cycleworld

Two weeks on the road across nine states with a new Milwaukee-Eight Softail There are few bikes on the market designed for long-distance touring that hit the sweet spot in terms of performance, comfort, and practicality. When choosing a bike to...[...]

Triumph To Release New 2019 Scrambler 1200 In October

Monday  10:01,   03 september 2018
motorcyclecruiser

Will Hinckley's new bike be a beefier Street Scrambler or a whole new machine? Get ready to hit the dirt; Triumph Motorcycles has just released a teaser video for its next scrambler model, the all-new 2019 Scrambler 1200. Triumph calls it,...[...]

Rex Specs Are Goggles For Your Dog

Thursday  20:00,   30 august 2018
cycleworld

Your canine companion needs eye protection to enjoy the ride.According to a 2012 study by the American Veterinary Medical Association, 36.5 percent of American households own a dog with an average of 1.6 per home. That is nearly 70 million canines...[...]

Honda Power Dominates Monday's Secretive MotoGP Test at Brno Automodrom

Thursday  19:43,   30 august 2018
msn

Honda factory riders Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa set the first- and third-fastest lap times.Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa of the factory Repsol Honda MotoGP team managed to set the first- and second-fastest lap times around the Brno Automodrom in...[...]

Indian motorcycles get rear cylinder deactivation and ride modes

Thursday  17:44,   30 august 2018
autoblog

Now available with selectable ride modes and cylinder deactivation, Indian motorcycles aim for increased comfort.Powered...[...]

This BMW S1000RR Just Broke the Record For Fastest BMW Motorcycle at 242 MPH

Wednesday  22:00,   29 august 2018
msn

The Hunter Sills Racing team hit a lot of roadblocks in Bolivia but pulled out a couple records anyway.The HSR team broke the record for fastest speed achieved on a 1,000cc naturally aspirated four-cylinder partially streamlined motorcycle (very...[...]

A Closer Look At Harley-Davidson’s New 975 And 1,250cc V-Twin

Tuesday  00:40,   28 august 2018
cycleworld

Kevin Cameron runs the numbers on the modular engines Harley’s just-announced program “More Roads to Harley-Davidson” introduces “a new modular 500cc to 1,250cc middleweight platform,” including 975 and 1,250 V-twin engines to launch in 2020....[...]