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Tips On How To Maintain Motorcycle Tires

Street Bike Rider

Motorcycle tire maintenance is an important aspect to owning a bike, and neglecting your wheels could not only put your ride in danger, but yourself as well. Each tire has its own specific needs and maintenance requirements. It’s up to you to make sure your tires are in the best condition for the safest ride. […]

Will The 2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2 Live Up To The Hype?

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One of the biggest announcements to come at the end of 2014 in the motorcycle industry was the release of the Kawasaki Ninja H2R streetbike, which is poised to be the fastest motorcycle ever built for the public. The announcement came at the EICMA expo in Milan, which was the biggest news story of the […]

Dunlop to launch new tire model for smaller displacement motorcycles

Dunlop Sportmax GPR-300

Dunlop plans to launch a new tire model to the American market, the Sportmax GPR-300 towards the end of the first quarter of 2015.  The new Sportmax GPR-300 is aimed at popular, smaller displacement sportbikes like the Honda CBR300, Kawasaki Ninja 300, and newly launched Yamaha R3.  The tire will be offered in three radial […]

KTM Announces Range Of Engines From 600cc to 800cc

KTM V-Twin Engine

While the plans to build a new range of middleweight V-twin engines for KTM motorcycles might have been expected, the decision is still a shocker to some in the industry. According to Motorcycle News, KTM announced it would in fact release a 600cc engine and an 800cc engine to go along with its other models. […]

Russian Startup Helmet Company Receives Grant To Improve Its Design

Livemap - Helmet With Built in GPS Navigation

The future of full-faced motorcycle helmets could be something out of science fiction novels, but a Russian startup is trying to get its futuristic gear on the market as soon as possible. According to Tech Crunch, the Russian-based company Livemap recently received a grant from the Russian government, totaling nearly $300,000, to  produce a full-faced motorcycle […]

Motorcycle World Seeing More Female Riders

2015 Yamaha YFZ-R3 - Desert Riding

While most people envision the roar of a motorcycle and expect to see a male rider on the saddle, more female riders are disproving the gender stereotype. According to the Long Beach Press-Telegram, several riders gather in front of Dues Ex Machina in Venice, California, with their modified and custom-built vintage Hondas, BMWs, Ducatis and choppers. Some […]

Missouri Representative Wants To Partially Lift Motorcycle Helmet Law

Motorcycle Helmets

Across the nation motorcycle helmet laws are constantly being fought over, and the state of Missouri could be ready for a change in its law. According to The Associated Press, Missouri Rep. Shane Roden of Cedar Hill, a recently elected state official, said that one of his first plans of action is to limit that state’s motorcycle helmet […]

Motorcyclist Fatalities, Injuries Decline In 2013

Crashed Motorcycle

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the number of motorcyclists killed in traffic crashes declined by 6.4 percent from 2012 to 2013, and the number injured dropped 5.4 percent, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. In 2013, 4,668 motorcyclist fatalities were reported, down 318 from the 4,986 in 2012. Similarly, 88,000 “occupants” were reported to […]

New Motorcycle Law Taking Hold in Texas Has Riders Furious

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A motorcycle law in Texas requiring passenger footrests and handholds went into effect at the start of the New Year and has many motorcycle enthusiasts pretty upset. House Bill 3838, also known as Malorie’s law (named after 19 year old college student Malorie Bullock when she was killed in a motorcycle accident back in 2010), […]

Suzuki MotoGP 2014 Behind The Scenes Documentary Video

2015 Suzuki GSX-RR in Wind Tunnel

Suzuki Motor Corporation has today issued a new ‘behind the scenes’ video of the 2015 SUZUKI MotoGP Team as it prepares for a return to MotoGP this season with new riders Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales. The documentary features never-before-seen and exclusive footage inside Suzuki’s Motorcycle Technical Center at Ryuyo in Japan, highlights include a […]