Suzuki’s radar love
Ducati stole the limelight in automotive autonomy earlier this month but Suzuki engineers are also working on making motorcyclists electronically more visible in traffic. Designs from a new patent application made in Japan show Suzuki’s ideas to fit motorcycles and even smal
Lightning Motorcycles’ LS-218 electric superbike, which has hit 350.8km/h at Bonneville, is claimed to be the fastest electric motorcycle on sale. But its starting price of $A54,000 is as scary as its top speed. However, it has announced an $A18,000 version available from Ma
Suzuki’s Moto3 plans uncovered!
We’ve uncovered a treasure-trove of patent applications from Suzuki and one of the most interesting is a Moto3 design.
Ben Felten prepares to break his blind speed record
The World’s fastest blind motorcyclist Ben Felten and Team Blind Speed Kawasaki will feed their need for extreme speed in a return to the South Australian salt flats next week (March 4-8) for Speed Week 2019. On March 19 2018 at the FIM sanctioned World Speed Trials Australi
KTM REVEALS PRICING FOR 2019 ADVENTURE MODELS
KTM Australia has released pricing for its 2019 adventure range including the all-new 790 Adventure R. Due to arrive in June this year, the 790 Adventure R will be priced at $22,695 ride away, while the less hardcore KTM 790 ADVENTURE will retail at $21,195 ride away. While
Super Soco TS1200R electric motorcycle
Sampling Australia’s newest sub-$5K motorcycle.
Triumph’s triple treat
All-new Rocket 3 leads Factory Custom range. Triumph’s TFC Rocket 3 provides more cubes and even bigger torque
Kawasaki Z400 now available
The latest addition to Kawasaki’s Z Series, the Z400 was designed to be a real Supernaked machine. Developed in parallel with the 2018 Ninja 400, like its Ninja counterpart the new Z400 offers significantly improved performance care of all-new high-performance engine and chassi
BMW wants to massage your bum
In the realm of truth being stranger than fiction comes news that BMW is developing a massage bike seat. And we have a copy of the design to prove it. It’s actually a simple design. An electric motor slowly turns a lobed shaft – looking much like a camshaft – that’s bu
Next-generation Suzuki GSX-R1000 superbike
New patent applications from Suzuki suggest improved variable valve timing on its next-generation GSX-R1000 superbike.
Jekyll and Hyde engines take on Euro5
Tough new Euro5 emissions limits are galvanising the world’s leading motorcycle engineers into action. Euro5 comes into effect in 2020 for new models and 2021 for existing models sold in the world’s biggest market. The challenge is to provide peak performance at high revs wit
Ducati’s wired up
Ducati is the latest mainstream manufacturer to announce an electric motorcycle.