Harley plans adventure, streetfighters and electric bicycles missing

Why are adventure bikes getting bigger?

When Charley Boorman and Ewan McGregor rode around the world in 2004 on BMW R 1150 GS Adventure bikes we saw how difficult the bigger bikes were in tough terrain. Since then, BMW has gone to an R 1200 GS and now an even bigger R 1250 GS. Meanwhile, Ducati from a Multistrada 1200 to 1260 …

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Small Harley-Davidson

Is this small Harley-Davidson for real?

Images that have emerged of a small Harley-Davidson are not official but could be similar to what the company plans for the Asian market. In July, Harley announced some radical plans for a bold new future. They included a Pan America adventure bike, street fighters, electric motorcycles, electric scooters and mountain bikes and small-capacity bikes …

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Ducati 900 Super Sport Shannons Spring Auction dream

Dream buys at Shannons Spring Auction

If you are in the market for a classic Ducati, a rare Honda Dream or a pristine 90th anniversary Harley-Davidson, you should check out the Shannons Sydney Spring Auction on November 5. It features is a trio of iconic and rare Ducatis, a unique Honda CE71 Dream Super Sport 250cc and a Harley 90th Anniversary …

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Chain belt shaft

Chain versus belt versus shaft drive

What is the best transmission for a motorcycle: chain, belt or shaft drive? Some say motorcycle riders only wear black t-shirts and jackets because old chains used to cover them in oil. That could also be why BMW riders with shaft drive tend to wear lighter and brighter colours like scooter riders with their fully enclosed …

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Triumph triumphs as most satisfying brand

Triumph triumphs as the most satisfying motorcycle brand in the market, according to about 700 riders surveyed by customer satisfaction research and ratings business Canstar Blue. It is the second year in a row that Triumph has topped the annual motorcycle survey won by Yamaha in 2016 and Harley-Davidson in the first year of ratings in …

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Canstar Blue jackets survey

DriRider leads Canstar Blue jacket survey

Australian motorcycle jacket company DriRider has edged out iconic American Harley-Davidson in the 2018 Canstar Blue customer satisfaction survey of more than 400 riders. DriRider also won the 2016 and 2015 surveys while Harley won last year. The ratings compare motorcycle jacket brands on factors including value for money, comfort/fit, protection, durability, functionality, style and overall …

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Alpinestars score boot survey goals

Alpinestars boots has kicked the most goals in the 2018 Canstar Blue customer satisfaction survey of more than 350 riders. The Canstar Blue ratings compare motorcycle boot brands on factors including protection, durability, functionality, value for money, style/design, comfort and fit and overall satisfaction. Survey goals The Italian motorcycle boots has scored a clean sweep of …

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