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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 […]

5 Popular Motorcycles That Stood Out In 2014

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A lot of new and exciting motorcycles were released in 2014 and even more were announced for next year. While next year is certainly going to be a great one for new motorcycles, let’s go ahead and look back on the best of the best in 2014: 1. Harley-Davidson Sportster Superlow It’s tough to find any […]

Motorcycle Industry Trying To Appeal To A Younger Generation Of Riders

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More motorcycle companies are trying to appeal to younger crowds with new and innovative motorcycles. According to National Public Radio, even the biggest motorcycle manufacturer in the game, Harley-Davidson, is trying to catch up with the times. Harley-Davidson recently announced its new electric motorcycle called the LiveWire, which will fully run by a lithium battery. The […]

Zero Motorcycles Ups Its Production For 2015

2015 Zero Motorcycles Line-up

California-based motorcycle company Zero Motorcycles worked a bit of overtime this holiday season to ensure enough of its 2015 models will be available for purchase throughout Christmas and the beginning of the new year, AutoBlog reported. The motorcycle manufacturer in Scotts Valley has bike-building gurus to help the company get out as many new rides as […]