FIM releases the provisional 2019 World Superbike Calendar.

Missing: The US round at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Words: Allan Lane//Image: FIM The 2019 World Superbike schedule has been released. The provisional calendar confirms that the season kicks off the weekend of February 22, 2019, in Australia at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Included on the schedule are two dates for official testing; […]

Major recall issued by Harley Davidson

177,636 motorcycles recalled due to a leaky clutch actuator. Words: Allan Lane//Image: Harley Davidson Harley Davidson Motor Company is notifying owners of 177,636 bikes, model year 2017 and 2018, that the secondary clutch actuator cylinder may leak fluid internally. If this happens, the clutch master cylinder to lose the ability to disengage the clutch. The […]

The 2019 BMW S1000RR: 10 things you need to know.

No more “lazy eye” or “Forest Whitaker” remarks for the BMW S1000RR. Words: Allan Lane//Images: BMW Motorrad The 2019 S1000RR has been completely redesigned, including a significant symmetrical facelift. Performance output has been increased to 207 horses while the weight has been lessened to a wet weight of 434 pounds.  The 2019 BMW S1000R is […]

Tom Sykes officially joins the Shaun Muir Racing BMW Motorrad Motorsport Team.

Sykes will compete on the 2019 BMW S1000RR in WorldSBK with teammate Markus Reiterberger. Words: Allan Lane//Images: BMW Motorrad Tom Sykes has signed on to ride for the Shaun Muir Racing BMW Motorrad Motorsport Team. Sykes joined the WorldSBK grid in 2008. He has since racked up 108 podiums, and 34 race wins. His list […]

Yamaha advances with the new Niken GT.

The 2019 Niken GT is ready for touring and longer rides. Words: Allan Lane//Images: Yamaha Yamaha’s three-wheeled motorcycle offers more contact patch and grip to the asphalt making it a superb selection for a variety of riding conditions. The Niken GT is equipped with components that make it functional and practical for longer distances. For […]

Ducati unveils their most powerful factory motorcycle ever: The Panigale V4 R.

221HP stock with an additional 13 horses on standby for the Ducati Panigale V4 R. Words: Allan Lane//Images: Ducati Unleashed at the 2019 Ducati World Première 2019, the 2019 Panigale V4 R made its debut with booming demand. The V4 R’s components, derived from the MotoGP and WorldSBK paddock, push the engineering envelope of both […]

Triumph’s New Scrambler 1200

The new Scrambler 1200 XE and XC honor their heritage. Words : Allan Lane//Images: Triumph Triumph has released their new Scrambler 1200 in both an XC and XE versions. Paying major homage to the iconic Scrambler platform with modern technology, the Scrambler 1200 aims to fit the bill on all fronts: street, dirt, and adventure. […]