Charley and Ewan adventure on LiveWire

Charley and Ewan adventure on LiveWire

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are riding specially equipped Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles with dual-sport tyres and wire wheels. Last week we confirmed that their third travel documentary, Long Way Up, from Tierra del Fuego, South America, to Los Angeles would feature the electric bikes. Now Instagram photos and ADV Pulse show the bikes are equipped with wire wheels …

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BMW Motorrad Vision DC Roadster electric boxer electromobility

BMW announces electromobility milestone

BMW Group has announced an electromobility milestone of one million electrified vehicles on the roads by the end of 2021. However, electric BMW motorcycles are still some way off, according to BMW Motorrad spokesman Tim Diehl-Thiele. The electromobility milestone was announced by board chairman Oliver Zipse at this week’s Frankfurt Motor Show claims BMW was …

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KTM test ride demo motorcycle sales showroom selling motorcycles spiral

KTM defies downward sales spiral

Whatever KTM is doing, it seems to be working because the company, together with its acquisition Husqvarna, is defying the worldwide downward motorcycle sales spiral. The Austrian manufacturing group has just posted record revenue, sales and earnings results for the ninth time in a row.  KTM group sold 135,711 motorcycles in the first half of …

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Indian Motorcycle increases engine capacity

Indian Motorcycle increases engine capacity

Indian Motorcycle has increased engine capacity to up the ante over Harley-Davidson with select Thunderstroke models now having a 116 engine, replacing the 111 (1818cc). Actually it’s 115ci (1884cc), but it’s still a 20% power boost over the 111. The “116” was previously an aftermarket upgrade big bore kit, but is now standard in the …

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Norton Dominator Street

Norton builds limited Dominator Street

Norton Motorcycles has followed the success of its Commando Street with a limited “Street” edition of the Dominator with upright bars and a hand-painted tank. Only 50 bikes will be made costing £21,950. Australian Norton importer James Mutton of Brisbane Motorcycles says the bikes are only available on order. “The factory does not actually make stock as …

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Harley-Davidson electric bicycle balance kids

Harley-Davidson future in electric bicycles?

The future looks electric for Harley-Davidson with their LiveWire electric motorcycle as well as three pedal-assisted electric bicycles, electric scooter and electric balance bikes for kids. Harley-Davidson revealed their electric bicycle and electric scooter concepts at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January. Last month they launched their LiveWire which arrives in Australia next …

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