Quick Look: Honda’s CBSix50 and CB4 Concept Motorcycles

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Last week at the Esposizione Mondiale Del Motociclismo (EICMA) show in Milan, Italy, Honda introduced the crowd to two concept bikes that were aesthetically opposing, geared to appeal to two different crowds but based on the same drivetrain platform, the CBR650F. It seems just about every motorcycle manufacturer is riding the popularity of the Scrambler […]

Yamaha Robot Issues Challenge

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Man vs Machine Watch out Rossi – you’ve got a new mechanical adversary. Yamaha has just unveiled its latest technological breakthrough – a robotic rider – code named “MOTOBOT.” This metal motorcyclist was built with the intent of learning all that is necessary to beat MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi. A preview video unveiling the autonomous biker […]

Yamaha Unveils DT-07 Dirt Tracker Concept at AIMEXPO Motorcycle Show

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Codenamed the “DT-07,” Yamaha designed and built this is a one-off creation in conjunction Jeff Palhegyi Design with Yamaha’s U.S. race shop. The DT-07 features a special race-tuned FZ-07 twin-cylinder engine with a Graves Motorsports exhaust. Keith McCarty, Yamaha’s US racing boss, explains the idea behind the DT-07 Concept: “Yamaha’s history started in dirt track with […]

Honda Neowing Leaning Three-Wheel Motorcycle Concept Revealed

Honda Neowing Leaning Three-Wheeler Motorcycle

Is Honda joining Harley-Davidson, Polaris Slingshot and Can-Am Roadster Spyder in the trike market? Maybe so. The Japanese motorcycle manufacturer, by some measures the world’s largest motorcycle company, will be showing showing off a three-wheeled motorcycle at the Tokyo Motor Show, as part of an exhibit that will include several other two- and four-wheeled concept […]

Honda Bulldog Is A Fully-Rugged Concept Motorcycle

Honda Bulldog Concept Motorcycle

Honda recently showcased its 399cc four-stroke two-cylinder engine and six-speed transmission Bulldog concept motorcycle at the Osaka Motorcycle Show in Japan. The newest ride from Honda is not your common motorcycle. Instead, this bike is built for those who want the absolute most industrial-style ride on the market. Much like the success of Honda’s heavy-duty […]

Is Victory Charging into the Electric Motorcycle Market?

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It was only a matter of time before there were rumblings of Polaris Industries targeting Harley-Davidson in the Electric Motorcycle (EM) segment—especially after the recent announcement that Polaris had just purchased EM manufacturer Brammo.  Well, the time has come—much quicker than some might have expected—with Polaris Industries filing a trademark on January 27th for: Victory […]

Akrapovic Showcases Futuristic Full Moon Concept Motorcycle

Akrapovic Full Moon

One of the most outrageous motorcycles designs ever seen, which is called the Full Moon, was recently announced by Akrapovič. The extremely futuristic motorcycle design by the Slovenian manufacturer is like nothing ever seen before. According to Auto Blog, the motorcycle manufacturer is known for making motorcycle exhaust systems, as well as exhaust systems for the […]

Kawasaki J Concept Bike: Cruiser and Sport Bike in One

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Ever wish you had two motorcycles, a cruiser and a sleek sport bike? Well, based on this concept motorcycle revealed by Kawasaki at the Tokyo Motor Show last week, their designers seem to have the save desire. Dubbed the Kawasaki J, the concept bike is pretty wild as it can transform from either a streamlined, […]

What a Concept! Suzuki’s Tokyo Motor Show Sneak Peek

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 Seen here are two concept bikes Suzuki Motorcycles will be showing off at the Tokyo Motor Show next week, November 22- December 1st. Concept vehicles are always fun to check out because while they may be on the far edge of current reality or functionality, they allow designers, engineers, and the general public to dream, […]

Electric Motorcycle Options May Become More Common

Electric Motorcycle Options May Become More Common

Riders and bike manufacturers alike are beginning to embrace the idea of gas-free, electric motorcycles as one possible direction for the future of two-wheeled machines. Zero Motorcycles, a California-based company that exclusively produces electric motorcycles, has opened the door for other brands to enter the electric market. Now, it looks as though Yamaha and Husqvarna are […]