Autos: Motorcycles

Three Names Trademarked by Polaris that Never Came to Be

Thursday  22:41,   04 january 2018
MSN

<p>There's a good chance these were supposed to be Victory motorcycles that will never see the light of day.</p>Right now we’re seeing bike brands unveil their 2018 lineups, but for the aforementioned reason, Victory will have no such[...]

The biggest, baddest motorcycles money can buy

Thursday  22:40,   04 january 2018
Popular Science

The incredible hulks.&nbsp;The GS in BMW R 1200 GS Adventure is German for Gelande Straße, or “off-road,” where BMW’s big baddies have trod since 1980. Though this 580-pound two-wheeler is too heavy to be much of a dirt bike, with its relatively [...]

Here's What Motorcyclists Wish Drivers Did Better

Tuesday  23:31,   02 january 2018
Jalopnik

I never intended to become “the motorcycle guy” at the office and amongst my friends. But when you quit cars to become a bike-only person, you tend to stand out. And notice things. When you don’t own a car and ride a motorbike everywhere, it’s[...]

Yamaha Continues to Tease Us With New Tenere 700 World Raid Concept

Friday  22:51,   22 december 2017
MSN

<p>Yamaha seems to have confirmed that some form of this off-roader will reach production at some point.</p>Indeed it would have, but that’s not what we got. Instead, we got the Tenere 700 World Raid prototype. In this case, “prototype” seems[...]

Honda CB4 Interceptor: A futuristic café racer concept

Monday  20:50,   04 december 2017
Autoblog

Unique technology with throwback flair.What will a café racer bike of the future look like? Here's Honda's thoughts on the matter, showcased by its new CB4 Interceptor bike concept at the EICMA motorcycle show in[...]

The 2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX is a 201-horsepower supercharged cruiser

Monday  23:20,   20 november 2017
Autoblog

You and a passenger riding a cruise missile.When it comes to power-to-weight ratios, motorcycles are on a whole other level than cars. 200ish horsepower might make for a reasonably quick car (think Honda Civic Si), but in a motorcycle, 200[...]

BMW unveils new F750 GS and F850 GS sport bikes

Sunday  17:31,   12 november 2017
Autoblog

New bikes for the adventure, great American highway andBMW says the F750 GS is targeted to riders who prefer the sensation and conceptual design of a travel enduro combined with a low seat height, copious power availability and cost-effectiveness.[...]

2018 Luxury Touring Motorcycle MSRP Comparison

Friday  21:57,   10 november 2017
Motorcyclist

2018 Luxury Touring Motorcycle MSRP ComparisonWeighing the bike for the buck of 19 touring[...]

The New Flagship Ducati Panigale V4 Enjoys Twice The Cylinders

Thursday  21:45,   09 november 2017
Jalopnik

It looks fast even when it’s standing still.&nbsp;With a displacement of 1103cc, the 90-degree V4 churns out a claimed 214 horsepower at the crank at 13,000[...]

Humanity Finally Wins One as a Human Racer Defeats Yamaha's Robot Motorcycle

Wednesday  22:50,   08 november 2017
Popular Mechanics

A.I. motorcycle racers can't beat our best. Yet.The Yamaha MOTOBOT project began in 2015 with the goal of an A.I. driving a motorcycle "with no modifications made to the motorcycle itself." MOTOBOT controls six actuators on the bike: the[...]

Honda’s liquid-cooled Gold Wing is the first motorcycle with CarPlay

Wednesday  01:36,   08 november 2017
The Verge

<p>CarPlay on two wheels</p>This being a motorcycle, there are some key differences in how CarPlay works. The rider can see it on a 7-inch LCD screen that’s on the small dash between the handlebars. Riders of the $23,500 (and up) Gold Wing[...]

Niken a Go Go: Yamaha’s Radical New Three-Wheeled Sportbike

Wednesday  01:35,   08 november 2017
Car and Driver

<p>Yamaha has been on a product tear over the past few years.</p>Two wheels up front and one in the rear isn’t exactly a new idea. Can-Am’s Spyders offer an open-air experience for those who, for whatever reason, would rather not be astride a[...]

Kawasaki Unveils the Retro-Styled Z900RS

Sunday  10:46,   05 november 2017
MSN

<p>The retro/modern motorcycle craze shows no signs of slowing down and that's fine with us.</p>Retro motorcycles are hot right now. With the smashing success of bikes like the Triumph Bonneville and the Ducati Scrambler, just about every[...]

Yamaha's autonomous Motobot can't beat Valentino Rossi... yet

Tuesday  22:00,   31 october 2017
CNET

This racing robot can go fast, but Yamaha won't be satisfied until it can outrun a champion.Yamaha's Motobot goals for 2017 are twofold: Achieve a straight-line speed of 200 kph (124 mph) and beat Valentino Rossi -- a seven-time MotoGP champion[...]

Honda’s Neo Sports Cafe concept previews a retro-flavored motorcycle

Friday  17:36,   27 october 2017
Autoblog

Production version debuts next month in Milan.Honda said little about this concept, other than to describe it as a "naked sport model that combines the fun and beauty of a sport bike with a new-generation motorcycle package." The production version[...]