Royal Enfield KX Concept bobber meteor

Will Royal Enfield Bobber be a Meteor?

Royal Enfield has trademarked the name Meteor which could be the name for their upcoming bobber. The Bobber 838 Concept KX made its world debut at the EICMA last year in November 2018, but there has been no more information since.  Now that Royal Enfield’s parent company, Eicher Motors, has applied for the European trademark rights …

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Detonator expensive electric

World’s most expensive electric motorcycles

The prices of electric motorcycles will eventually come down like the prices of flat-screen TVs did, but right now they are very expensive. We’ve charted the top 10 world’s most expensive motorcycles and were surprised to find they even include two pedal-assisted bikes, the $US80,000 (about $A114,500) Black Trail electric mountain bike and the eROCKIT …

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Thunderstroke VVT

Indian planning VVT Thunderstroke?

Indian Motorcycle is not only building a new engine, but also seems to be updating its current Thunderstroke 111 with variable valve timing or VVT. Last month, images surfaced of a heavily disguised Indian tourer, possibly called the Raptor, with a fixed fairing and a different engine, believed to be quad-valved and water-cooled. It is …

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Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 arriving

Royal Enfield Twins sales boom

Boom sales of the new Royal Enfield 650cc twins are morphing the traditional Indian motorcycle manufacturer from a small-capacity bike company into a mid-capacity manufacturer. After years of record growth, the company has now reported several months of declining sales. However, the decrease is only in the 350cc models which had previously made up more …

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Triumph releases Ace and Diamond T120 models

Bloor signs Ace and Diamond Bonnevilles

The signature of Triumph Motorcycles boss Nick Bloor comes with each Triumph Bonneville T120 Ace and Diamond limited-edition model arriving in Australia in the next few weeks. There will be 1400 Ace models at $18,450 and 900 Diamond Edition models at $18,150 (plus on-road costs). That compares with the current T120 retail price of $17,200. However, …

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Ducati signs deal for electric scooters

Ducati signs deal for electric scooters

Whoever thought they would hear the words “Ducati” and “electric scooters” in the same sentence? But now it seems Perth-based Vmoto who manufacturers in China has signed a licence agreement with the Italian manufacturer to make luxury electric scooters under the Ducati brand. They claim they will be sold worldwide through current distribution networks. However, …

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Triumph Thruxton and Rocket 3 TFC ace diamond

Special Rocket 3 and Thruxton coming

Only 25 limited-edition 2.5-litre Triumph Rocket 3 TFC (Triumph Factory Custom) models will be coming to Australia, but you better be quick. Triumph Motorcycles Australia spokesman Dale McBride says they have had “massive interest and most deposits already down for a chance to own the special edition”.  Pricing is yet to be announced. Meanwhile, the Thruxton TFC …

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Honda helmet radar monitors for rear ender

Honda helmet radar monitors your rear

Honda has been busy recently applying for patents for a range of out-there inventions including this helmet that integrates with the bike and monitors for of an impending rear-ender. The helmet features a rear-facing camera that monitors traffic behind the rider. This information is sent to a processing unit which detects a fast-approaching vehicle and sends …

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