Introducing Icon’s New Airflite Helmet

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For decades fullface motorcycle helmets have pretty much all had the same overall shape. While the oval-like shape is very aerodynamic, aesthetically it gets a little boring when everyone is doing the same thing. Thankfully companies like Bell, Scorpion, AGV, and Simpson have been pushing the lines of traditional fullface helmet designs and shapes with things […]

Suzuki announces additional colors for the 2018 GSX-R1000R and GSX250R

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(Press Release) Brea, Calif, (February 7, 2018) – Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. is pleased to announce additional colors for the 2018 GSX-R1000R and GSX250R. Designed to grab attention on the track, street, or showroom, these new color and graphics packages will be coming to Suzuki dealers in the coming months. 2018 GSX-R1000R Stealing its […]

2018 Brings More Fees for California Vehicle Owners  

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It’s going to get a little more expensive to own a vehicle in California come the start of 2018. Already hit with a gas tax hike a couple months back, starting January 1st there will be an additional vehicle registration fee that could cost vehicle owners up to an extra $175. Back in April, with […]

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA: Yamaha Motor Bringing MOTOROiD and MOTOBOT Ver 2 to CES(R) in 2018

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Pres release: CYPRESS, CA–(Marketwired – November 30, 2017) – Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, announced today that Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) is planning its first ever exhibit at CES® in 2018. Yamaha will feature the U.S. debut of five models at CES®, the world’s largest consumer electronics tradeshow, to be held Jan. 9-12, 2018, […]

Dunlop Expands Operations at Proving Grounds

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Press Release: Buffalo, NY: Dunlop is expanding operations at the Proving Grounds in Huntsville, Alabama; a dedicated tire testing facility. In addition to significant facility and track upgrades, Dunlop has hired Taylor Knapp to join its motorcycle tire testing team. Knapp started flat track and motocross racing at age five, winning many amateur national motocross […]

2018 KTM RC 390

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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, […]