AKO leaning electric itrike

AKO patents leaning electric trike

Lithuanian start-up AKO has applied for a patent for an electric-powered vehicle somewhere between a motorcycle, trike and a car with the ability to lean in corners. Of course, there are already leaning three-wheelers such as the Piaggio MP3 scooter and Yamaha Niken. Yamaha is particularly keen on a leaning trike future and has applied …

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Boom Trike

Boom Trike fits new powerplants

Boom Trike is getting two new powerplants so former Ulysses Club magazine editor and long-time trike tester Ian Parks checked out the new models and submitted this review. Boom Trike review Down through the years some of the most fun I’ve had behind bars has been on Johann Kastner’s Oz Trikes machines including the German-built, …

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URAL electric sidecar prototype

Ural Motorcycles unveils first electric sidecar

The iconic boxer heads sticking out the side are missing on the first electric sidecar prototype from Ural Motorcycles. Ural Electric Prototype is just the first development phase and there is no word on when — or if — the finished product will come to market. The Russian company estimates it would take about two years …

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Ural AIR with drone

Ural AIR outfit adds drone

Ural Australia will import the Russian Ural AIR outfit which includes a DJI Spark drone and a special discrete and waterproof compartment with a launching platform! Only 40 of the models will be released worldwide costing $27,990 (+ on road costs), says Ural Australia spokeswoman Clare Mailler. “We’ve certainly been getting quite a few enquiries …

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Can-Am Ryker

Can-Am confirms Australian Ryker prices

Can-Am Australia has confirmed that the new Ryker three-wheeler roadster will arrive early next year at substantially less than the current cheapest Spyder. The Ryker comes in three versions: a LAMS 600cc version for $A14,899 (standard colour); a 900cc version at $A17,299 (standard colour); and a 900cc off-road Rally Edition at $A18,999 (ride away prices). …

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Can-Am Ryker

Can-Am adds entry level solo Ryker roadster

If you ever wanted a three-wheeled roadster but couldn’t afford the Can-Am Spyder, there is now the Ryker which will cost about half the price. Click here for updated Australian pricing and arrival In Australia, the 1330cc F3 costs $28,890, so the 600/900cc Ryker should start at about $14,000-$15,000. Obviously the entry level solo-seat version …

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2017 Ural Australia

Ural Australia offers free outfit rides 

Ural Australia is offering free demo rides on their range of outfits, but the only catch is you have to ride to Uralla in central NSW. That’s not such an impost as it could mean a great ride up the Oxley Highway. The inaugural Ural Australia Open House and Demo Event will be held on …

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Yamaha Niken three-wheeler neowing

Yamaha plans new leaning three-wheelers

Yamaha will this year launch its Niken leaning three-wheeler motorcycle based on the MT-09 and follow up with a learner model to complement their Tricity scooter. CEO and President Yoshihiro Hidaka has confirmed they will add more “leaning multi-wheel” models soon. Interestingly, he didn’t specify just three wheels as Yamaha has also produced four-wheel concepts, …

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2017 Ural Australia

Ural upgrades 2017 sidecar fleet

The 2017 range of Ural sidecars have received some electronic upgrades, cosmetic styling improvements and some striking new colours including Terracotta Metallic. We caught up with Ural Australia spokesman Mat Hodge while in Walcha last week and he showed us the new Ranger in Terracotta Metallic he had just put together from the packaging crate. …

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