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.
American car racing legend Dan Gurney's patented Moment-Cancelling Four-Stroke (MC4S) engine features two counter-rotating crankshafts and an innovative intake system. With it, Gurney is looking to conquer the Holy Grail of internal combustion engines: reliability, efficiency and low emissions, all in a single design targeted at motorcycles, but which could also be used in cars, planes and boats.
Yamaha has expanded its Side-by-Side range with a brand new sports model packed with innovative, industry leading technology. Designed for ultimate off-road performance, the YXZ1000R goes up against the Polaris RZR and Can-Am Maverick in the fight for dominance in the pure sports class.
mobility keeps on gathering momentum in the motorcycle sector, chopper manufacturers
remain strongly attached to tradition, seemingly reluctant to deviate
from the typical V2 engine configuration. Sine Cycles has veered off this beaten track by taking what appears to be a conventional custom chopper design and slotting in an electric powertrain.