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25 May 2017

New motorcycle patent applications

The patent office has been busy receiving a swathe of motorcycle-related applications. Here’s what you need to know

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21 May 2017

Benelli eyes big-bore adventure

Last year we brought you the first pictures of Benelli’s future 1200cc touring bike

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11 May 2017

Prank or real - 2WD BMW?

The joke might really be on us

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09 May 2017

Yamaha MWT-9 getting closer

A raft of new patents show Yamaha’s three-wheeled MWT-9 concept bike could be made in multiple versions. Most interesting is that one of them shows an unfaired version of the bike, rather than the original concept’s half-fairing. When the MWT-9 was first shown it appeared de

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25 April 2017

NeoWing more than a concept

Honda’s new bike that leans but won’t fall

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20 April 2017

Indian goes electric!

The Victory Empulse never came to Australia. Could a rebadged and restyled model make it here?

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17 April 2017

Suzuki developing Head-up display Helmet

Head-up display helmets are attracting major bike brands as well as helmet manufacturers, with the likes of BMW already having shown prototype versions. Now Suzuki has also jumped aboard the bandwagon. The tempting prospect of being able to pipe up-to-the-minute information abou

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02 April 2017

Honda’s 2019 V4 Superbike takes shape

Three new patents reveal styling cues of Japanese giant’s future flagship

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02 April 2017

Huh?! BMW’s hover bike

life imitating art imitating life? Nearly. This is a bike imitating a toy imitating a bike. As an engineering exercise, BMW has asked a bunch of its trainees to create a life-sized version of the alternate model that can be built using Lego’s R1200GS kit. We all grew up with

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18 March 2017

Triumph working on new Tiger 800

This spy shot shows a very early mule for Triumph’s next-generation Tiger 800. It’s a testbed machine intended to experiment with different geometries and riding positions, allowing engineers to narrow it down to certain dimensions before taking the next step and sketching ou

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06 March 2017

Patent reveals new Moto Parilla

Street-style bike to join planned SUV750 model

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05 March 2017

Ducati gets jet technology

With the MotoGP winglet ban coming into effect, Ducati’s got another plan to keep that front wheel down