2018 KTM RC 390

2018 KTM RC 390

PURE ROAD RACING SPIRIT The KTM RC 390 has the perfect ingredients to show the rear lights even to larger supersport bikes every now and then. Thanks to design refinements such as vertically stacked transmission shafts, the sophisticated DOHC single of the KTM RC 390 is extremely compact and weighs in at only 36 kg. A […]

Michelin Introduces The New Road 5 Motorcycle Tire

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PRESS RELEASE GREENVILLE, SC- November 3, 2017 (Motor Sports News Wire) Michelin has announced the Michelin Road 5 tire, its newest motorcycle tire, designed specifically for sport touring motorcycles with patented technologies that provide riders with enhanced grip, comfort, and stability, particularly in wet conditions. Available in January, the Michelin Road 5 incorporates patented XST Evo […]

FOLLOWING EXCITEMENT AT EICMA, KTM ANNOUNCES 2018 STREET MODEL LINEUP FOR NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

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PRESS RELEASE: (MURRIETA, Calif.) – Exciting news came today from the EICMA tradeshow in Milan, Italy as KTM unveiled its all-new, production-ready (EU) KTM 790 DUKE, along with a KTM 790 ADVENTURE R prototype, cuing up how the Austrian brand’s model lineup will further expand thanks to a completely new engine generation with its 799cc […]

Honda Announces New Styling Direction for CB1000R

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PRESS RELEASE: Nov 6, 2017 – (MILAN, Italy) Honda’s leading sport naked model is reborn today with the introduction of a minimalist but aggressively styled 2018 CB1000R. Unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show, the model is a production version of the Neo-Sports Café Concept showcased at the recent Tokyo Motor Show. Following an early-2018 European release, […]

American Honda to Offer 2018 NC750X

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PRESS RELEASE: Nov 6, 2017 – (TORRANCE, Calif.) American Honda announced today that its midsize adventure-touring machine—long heralded as the ultimate commuting motorcycle—gets a number of important updates for 2018, enabling sportier performance while retaining the practical, utilitarian attributes for which it is known. The new NC750X will initially be offered in Europe in early 2018, […]

Yamaha NIKEN Leaning Multi Wheel Motorcycle Coming to USA

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**New Model Becomes World’s First 3-Wheel Leaning Production Motorcycle Cypress, CA – November 6, 2017 – More information was released today for the NIKEN leaning multi wheel (LMW) motorcycle that Yamaha Motor Company recently unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show. Production of the NIKEN, and subsequent distribution for sale in the US market, has been […]

New Tracer 900 and Tracer 900 GT Motorcycles Introduced by Yamaha

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Cypress, CA – November 6, 2017 – The versatile Tracer 900 Sport Touring motorcycle was introduced today by Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, and it is set to replace the company’s existing FJ-09 model for 2019. Featuring a number of updates and refinements, the new Tracer 900 will continue to offer performance, versatility and value. Adding […]

Yamaha Introduces 2018 Hyper Naked Motorcycles

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***FZ Series Models Become MT (Master of Torque) Models from the Dark Side of Japan Cypress, CA – November 6, 2017 – The popular FZ motorcycle series from Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, was reintroduced today with the MT (Master of Torque) model name for 2018. While the “MT” model name has appeared on various European-spec […]

Suzuki Announces 2018 Motorcycle Lineup

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Three decades ago Suzuki revolutionized sport bikes with the introduction of the GSX-R750. Ever since then, the GSX-R750 has remained true to its original concept and championship-winning heritage. On the road or on the track, the GSX-R750 delivers a breathtaking combination of outstanding engine performance, crisp handling, compact size and light weight. The GSX-R600 is […]

The Right Tires for the Job: Different Types of Motorcycle Tires

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Not all motorcycle tires are created equal. Sure they are all round, and unlike automotive tires, have a curved profile to make it easier for the rider to lean in and out of corners, but where one motorcycle tire differs from the next is in their design and intended use. For example, you wouldn’t use […]