lights are there to inform following traffic that the vehicle is slowing down, but what happens if the deceleration is not the result of braking? The Stoptix
automatic brake light is designed to alert other road users that deceleration is
taking place in front of them even when the brakes have not been applied.
From the world's fastest jet-powered shopping trolley to the world's fastest motorized shed, records were falling left and right last weekend at the final Straightliners Top Speed event of the year in the UK. Britain's Gary Rothwell took the opportunity to have another stab at the high-speed wheelie category. Disappointed that he failed to break the world record last month, Rothwell piloted his 540-horsepower turbocharged Hayabusa to a ridiculous 209.822 mph on the back wheel for over one kilometer to smash the previous record and set a sky-high mark for next year's contenders.
Stronger, lighter and appropriately equipped, the 2016 FS 450 has broken cover with
the most powerful 450 cc engine ever to be used in a Husqvarna supermoto. Emerging
from an extensive overhaul of the first-generation FS 450, the new model is aimed squarely
at returning Husqvarna to racing glory.
A second window of opportunity has opened for those who didn’t manage to secure an R1M last March when the track-ready superbike sold out in a matter of weeks. Yamaha has now announced a second production run, alongside a 60th anniversary limited edition of the base model.
Based on the R nineT roadster, BMW Motorrad's Concept Path 22 was created with the co-operation of renowned custom builder Roland Sands, artist Ornamental Conifer and famous board maker Mason Dryer. Initially built to spearhead BMW's presence at the Wheels & Waves meeting in France and currently on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the surfboard-hauling scrambled R nineT may well be the forerunner of a new model.
The updated VR6 roadster announced in late June has been officially unveiled by Horex Motorcycles GmbH in Frankfurt. Presented in a collectible Silver Edition, the German motorcycle with the patented six-cylinder VR6 engine marks the return of Horex after being saved from bankruptcy in early 2015.
Ducati broke out the first of its 2016 models during the Volkswagen Group Night, ahead of IAA 2015 in Frankfurt. The new Monster 1200 R boasts superbike performance levels to claim the title of the most powerful naked Ducati. Based on the 1200 S sibling, the 1200 R is powered by the R-version of the Testastretta 11 engine, with an output that exceeds that of the venerable Fighter 1098.
Kawasaki has teased the forthcoming unveiling of its 2016 Ninja ZX-10R with a partial image
and some rudimentary info. Scheduled for official presentation in October, the
new superbike will be a race biased evolution of the current model in an effort
to further cement its dominance in the World Superbike Championship.
launched the online pre-ordering platform for the RC213V-S on July 13, and in
less than two months the whole production run of 213 bikes has been sold out. With
the bike’s full spec sheet in hand we take a closer look at what is on offer
from Honda’s road-legal MotoGP replica.