Belgium Plan to ban motorcycles from Brussels CBD

Plan to ban motorcycles from Brussels CBD

Belgium, which recognised the advantages of motorcycle commuting, may soon ban motorcycles from the Brussels CBD. In 2011, the Belgian Leuven Transport and Mobility study found if 10% of all private cars were replaced by motorcycles, it would reduce traffic congestion by 40%. However, the Belgian environment department is now considering banning motorcycles from Brussels because they …

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Honda Monkey Bike faces axe over pollution controls - lennon

Pollution kills off small-capacity bikes

The iconic Honda monkey bike and many other 50-100cc Honda and Suzuki scooters and bikes are about to face the axe thanks to tough new Japanese pollution regulations. The companies are retiring a host of 50cc scooters and bikes this year, including the monkey bike which ends production this month. They warn small-capacity bikes may …

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2017 Harley-Davidson Touring models get the 107 Milwaukee Eight engine Road King air-cooled

When will air-cooled Harleys end?

The ever-toughening emissions laws have many riders wondering when will air-cooled engines in brands such as Harley-Davidson come to a sad end. The good news, is it’s a long way off yet! That’s according to Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Product Portfolio director Peter Michael Keppler. Ironically, Peter was speaking to us at the launch of the liquid-cooled …

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