CFMoto 300SR

CFMoto adds 300SR supersport

Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto will introduce its first fully faired sports model to Australia in May, the 300SR. It is powered by a 300cc single-cylinder engine with 21kW (29hp) at 8750rpm and 23.5Nm of torque at 7250rpm. Further details and pricing will be revealed later this month. However, given the bargain prices of CFMoto models, it …

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Harley-Davidson FLTRXS Road Glide Special Billiard Red patriotic

Harley adds another patriotic paint job

Shortly after announcing a special American patriotic eagle paint job on the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special, the company has now added another Yankee patriotic style. The latest is a special-edition two-tone paint option featuring a patriotic “Number One” in red, white and blue on the fuel tank. Cost of the eagle paint job is an extra $A795 …

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BMW R 18 full-dresser

BMW R 18 full-dresser spy shots

The BMW R 18 cruiser is yet to be fully unveiled, but these spy photos from Ride Apart show there will also be a full-dresser to take on Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle. Unlike many spy shots that are blurry and disguised, these are clear and from every angle, giving us a good look at the production-ready …

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Softail Standard

Harley-Davidson Softail Standard confirmed

As predicted last week, the Harley-Davidson FXST Softail Standard is confirmed to return mid-year after it was recently listed with the California Air Resources Board. One of the most popular Harley models ever sold in Australia will arrive at $A21,495 ($NZ22,750), ride away. This entry-level Softail will come in black only with a solo seat. It will be a long …

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Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special

Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special review

Ducati is running out its current Scrambler 1100 models which will be replaced later this year by the restyled PRO and PRO Sport. As is often the case with the introduction of new models, the current models are being run out at very attractive discounts. And they are such a good buy because the only …

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Suzuki electric slow

Suzuki slow to plug into electric revolution

Suzuki has been slow to plug into the electric motorcycle revolution, but looks like finally joining the other Japanese motorcycle manufacturers, at least in the Asian market. The big four Japanese manufacturers have all been slow in announcing their intentions with electric motorcycles and scooters. However, in April 2019, electric vehicle website Electrek claimed Honda, Yamaha, …

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Harley sportsbike

Is Harley-Davidson planning a sportsbike?

This image has been doing the rounds of the internet rumour mill for days suggesting Harley-Davidson is about planning to return to sportsbike manufacture. It’s an artist’s rendering from Japanese magazine Young Machine who frequently speculate and don’t always get it right. In October 2018, their artists suggested this would be the small bike Harley …

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