Royal Enfield KX Concept bobber 834cc

Royal Enfield develops 834cc V-twin engine

Royal Enfield has only just unveiled their 650cc parallel-twin-engined Interceptor and Continental GT, but are already developing a bigger 834cc V-twin. The Indian company unveiled the engine in a Bobber prototype soft-tail called the Concept KX to pay homage to their 1938 1140cc V-twin. Interestingly it’s 834cc, but there is 838 stamped on the engine …

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Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber Sport 1 sportier season

Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber becomes sportier

Moto Guzzi has added dual Ohlins shocks to its V9 Bobber to make its handling and ride sportier. The new V9 Bobber Sport model also gets fork gaiters, a short screen, solo seat and vibrant burnt orange paint. Moto Guzzi Australia spokesman Dale McBride says they are “currently evaluating it for our market with availability mid next year”. “More …

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CCM Spitfire may land in Australia

CCM Spitfire may land in Australia

British small-scale motorcycle manufacturer CCM may export its Spitfire range of single-cylinder machines to Australia along with other countries. CCM started as Clews Competition Machines 47 years ago and has had multiple international successes in motocross, flat-track, trials, supermoto, and road racing competition. In recent years they have produced limited-edition motorcycles that have attracted a …

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Triumph Tigers

Triumph unleashes new Tigers

Two new Triumph Tigers and possibly a Bonneville America cruiser could be unleashed at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan on November 7. Their official teaser video shows the glimpses of the new Tiger 800 and 1200. It appears the word “Explorer” has been deleted from the bigger model. More cruisers coming? While there is …

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Triumph Speedmaster

Triumph confirms Speedmaster will return

Triumph has released a teaser video officially confirming the return of the classic Bonneville Speedmaster cruiser on October 3 2017. While the video doesn’t reveal much, it is obvious it is built on the same platform as the Bobber which has the 1200cc engine. Read our Bobber review. From the fleeting glimpses in the video, …

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Indian Scout Bobber call - FTR1200 learner bike coming?

Indian Scout Bobber sells out

The new Indian Scout Bobber arrives in Australia next month, but the bike is so popular the first two shipments have already sold out. Indian Motorcycle Australia country manager Peter Harvey says the bike has been “extremely well received”. The Bobber features tracker handlebars, leather two-tone solo seat, pegs moved 38mm closer to the rider …

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2018 Indian Scout Bobber

Indian motorcycle unveils Scout Bobber

Indian Motorcycle has jumped on the bobber bandwagon with their minimalist, low-slung Scout Bobber in a choice of five colours. The new Scout Bobber will be available in Australia in late October in Thunder Black, Star Silver Smoke, Bronze Smoke, Indian Motorcycle Red, and Thunder Black Smoke from $18,995 ride away. The Bobber features tracker handlebars, …

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Royal Enfield Classic 500 custom bobber bob

Will Royal Enfield bob the Classic?

Royal Enfield could be planning to bob its Classic or Bullet models after the resounding success Triumph has had with its new 1200cc Bobber. The Triumph Bobber has been so successful the Avon tyre company that supplies the bike’s rubber has had to expand production to meet demand. That level of success must have other …

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