kawasaki Bosch advanced rider system

Kawasaki to add advanced rider aids

Kawasaki will beat Ducati and KTM to the punch by introducing Bosch’s full suite of Advanced Rider Assistance Systems in 2021. The systems include adaptive cruise control (ACC) which adapts speed to the vehicle in front, plus forward collision warning and blind-spot detection. Ducati and KTM have announced that only some of these three systems …

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KTM 1290 Super Duke R

KTM 1290 Super Duke R revs up

KTM has released a video of the 1290 Super Duke R it will reveal tomorrow night (5 November 2019) at the EICMA  motorcycle show in Milan, possibly with blind spot alert and adaptive cruise control. It will be one of a host of other new models form the Austrian manufacturer. KTM is also tipped to …

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Front and rear radar coming to Ducati Multistrada warn

Ducati radar to warn riders by 2020

Ducati has announced that by 2020 it will add front and rear radar sensors to its motorcycles to warn riders of dangers. They are called blind spot warning and adaptive cruise control in cars where they have been used extensively for years. However, Ducati calls their technology ARAS (Advanced Rider Assistance Systems). The systems include …

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Honda VFR800X

Honda plans blind spot alert

The age of electronic rider assistance seems to be approaching at an ever-increasing rate with the world’s biggest motorcycle manufacturer, Honda, applying for a blind spot alert patent. BMW was the first motorcycle manufacturer to offer blind spot alert technology in two-wheel vehicles and Bosch is working on blind spot alerts for motorcycles and now Honda …

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