Suzuki Katana Red in virtual launch

Suzuki Katana Red in virtual launch

Virtual launches look like becoming the new norm during the pandemic with Suzuki launching its cherry red Katana online instead of at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show which was cancelled. The Suzuki Katana was launched last year in silver and black colours which are historically accurate if a little staid and boring. This cherry red version …

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Honda CB-F concept

Honda virtually unveils CB-F concept

The pandemic has forced the cancellation of the 47th Tokyo Motorcycle Show, so motorcycle manufacturers have chosen to virtually launch their new products, including the Honda CB-F concept. This “modern retro” is a tribute to the CB900F of the 1970s-80s. But don’t get your hopes too high that it will come to Australia. The 20-13 …

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Ducati Streetfighter V4 ready to brawl delayed

Ducati Streetfighter V4 may be delayed

Ducati has revealed its new Streetfighter V4 in a live streaming show as its scheduled delivery may be delayed by the pandemic. The live streaming may have been planned to satisfy anxious customers, although it didn’t reveal much more than we already knew. Delivery delayed It was scheduled to be available from March 2020. However, given …

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Cleveland CycleWerks Falcon

Cleveland CycleWerks Falcon plugs in

American fun bike manufacturer Cleveland CycleWerks has joined the electric motorcycle race with their new Falcon BLK and are seeking an Australian distributor. For years now, the Ohio-based company has been designing small-capacity fun machines that have been built in China and retailed for less than $5000. “We do not currently have an Australian distributor,” a …

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Fonzarelli NKD is first Aussie mini electric subscribe

Subscribe to an electric motorcycle

Riders can now subscribe through Blinker.com.au to hire the fun, dual-sport Grom-sized Fonzarelli NKD, the first Australian-made production electric motorcycle. The Special Edition is capable of up to 120km range and 100km/h top speed and is now available through Blinker in Brisbane and Sydney for $120 a week. The electric mini bike and a range of …

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Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle short circuit minutes enevate

Enevate drops electric bike hurdle

Electric motorcycles could soon recharge to 75% capacity in as little as five minutes, according to Californian battery company, Enevate. Company spokesman Bill Blanning tells us they are “talking to motorcycle and scooter makers worldwide” about their Li-ion batteries that use silicon-dominant anodes.  “We are not ready to disclose that just yet. Stay tuned,” he says …

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Bullit motorcycles

Meet the retro-style Bullit Bluroc 250

Bullit conjures images of Steve McQueen driving a Mustang through the streets of San Francisco in the 1968 film Bullitt, or maybe the retro Bell Bullitt motorcycle helmet. But Bullit is actually a Belgian motorcycle company with one “t” in the name (maybe to avoid copyright concerns!). They make retro small-capacity motorcycles from 50cc that are suited …

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