StaCyc electric bicycle

Harley to sell children’s electric bicycles

Harley-Davidson wants children riding electric “Harley-Davidson” bicycles so they become “the next generation” of riders. They hope to achieve this by selling electric bicycles through selected US dealerships. The move follows their acquisition, for an undisclosed amount, of Californian children’s electric bicycle company StaCyc, which stands for “stability cycles”. StaCyc will continue to sell their bikes …

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Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard

Harley-Davidson Electra Glide is a dressed-down dresser

Harley-Davidson has stripped $1500 off the price of the Street Glide and deleted the distracting music infotainment system to create the new dressed-down Electra Glide Standard dresser. It arrives mid-May in “Vivid Black” at $34,495 ride-away ($NZ37,995) which compares with the Street Glide at $36,995. Despite deleting the infotainment system, the Electra Glide Standard still …

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Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE

Triumph Scrambler 1200 ride review

Triumph’s Scrambler 1200 is less of a neo-classic scrambler than it is a viable lower-weight alternative to the over-litre, top-heavy adventure bikes. The British company has loaded the bike with all the latest hi-tech mod cons and given it true all-road credentials, while still remaining a stunning neo-classic in design. And unlike most hideously ugly …

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KTM 790 Adventure

KTM Australia announces 790 prices

KTM Australia has announced the pricing for all their 2019 adventure models, including the new 790 Adventure and Adventure R, arriving in June 2019. The 790 models start at $21,195 ride away and an extra $1500 for the R model at $22,695. That compares with the BMW F 850 GS which starts at $17,990 (plus …

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James Mutton Norton Commando 961 Sport Mk II

Norton Motorcycles headed for big year

Norton Motorcycles is expected to improve reliability and spare parts availability as well as delivering important new models this year after two major cash injections. Australian importer James Mutton of Brisbane Motorcycles says he is expecting a big year from the handbuilt British brand. Some £4m in government funding has now flowed through to the company who …

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Brutale 800 RR LH44 fourth Lewis Hamilton model

MV Agusta launches fourth Lewis Hamilton model

MV Agusta has launched its fourth limited-edition model, the Brutale 800 RR LH44, in collaboration with five-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton. Only 144 bikes will be made, each with Hamilton’s race number “44”. They will cost $A38,880 ride away, which is about $14,00 more than the RR version and $10,000 more than the RR America. …

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