This just in… The Suzuki GSX-1300R Hayabusa lives on!

Suzuki confirms that the Busa ain’t going anywhere! Words: Allan Lane//Image: Suzuki Last week, the internet and social media were abuzz with rumors that Suzuki was ending the run of their flagship hyperbike, the  Suzuki GSX-1300R Hayabusa. SBI reached out to Suzuki Motor of America during the storm of rumors and allegations for a comment […]

James Rispoli will return to the US to compete at the 2019 Harley Davidson TT.

Rispoli is set to compete in the AFT event in March of 2019. Words: Allan Lane//Images: James Rispoli For the last few seasons, James Rispoli has competed in the BSB Series, finishing the 2018 season with seven podium finishes in the Supersport class. The competitive series did not a yield a seat for Rispoli in […]

EBR Motorcycles return to production, kind of…

Bill Melvins revives the American made EBR 1190 Superbike. Words: Allan Lane//Images: EBR  EBR Motorcycles has announced that they will begin a limited production run of the EBR 1190 superbike. EBR will focus on building by hand “specialized and performance” bikes. The EBR 1190 is known by its undeniable design aspects that include an aluminum […]

PJ Jacobsen and Celtic/HSBK return to U.S. racing.

PJ Jacobsen will make his MotoAmerica debut in 2019. Words: Allan Lane//Images: Stock After a ten year run of international competition that included a season in MotoGP 125 class, WorldSBK, WorldSS, and BSB, native New Yorker PJ Jacobsen will be returning to race on US soil. Jacobsen will pilot a Yamaha YZF-R6 in the 2019 […]

Triumph’s 2019 Bonneville Speed Twin.

The British manufacturer returns with a “New Performance Icon.” Words: Allan Lane//Images: Triumph Triumph has released the details on their latest offering, the 2019 Bonneville Speed Twin. The specific Bonneville style is ever present with the new Street Twin: from its 3.8-gallon fuel tank, low-height custom style bench seat, side panels with aluminum badges and […]

Zero Motorcycles and Quadro Vehicles announce the E-Qooder.

The electric tilting four-wheel scooter will hit the market in 2019. Words: Allan Lane//Images: Quadro Vehicles SA Zero Motorcycles has partnered with the Swiss four-wheel scooter manufacturer Quadro Vehicles to provide the powertrain in an all-new electric four-wheel scooter. The new E-Qooder scooter, based on the Quadro Qooder platform, features a built-in hydraulic tilt system […]

Aprilia broadens their horizons with the Concept RS 660.

The Italian company debuts a new parallel twin cylinder middleweight sportbike. Words: Allan Lane//Images: Aprilia The Aprilia Concept RS 660 is a departure from the Italian brand’s model lineup. Joining the likes of other brands that are producing rider friendly and multi-fun-faceted machines, Aprilia aims to offer riders a motorcycle that serves up sporty excitement […]

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 […]

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