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What will be the best motorcycles of 2018?

The global motorcycle industry is struggling, yet motorcycles have never been so affordable with so many model choices available to riders, but what will be the best of 2018? The trend for more models is going to continue in 2018 with some 50-odd models being released in a wide variety of categories. It is difficult …

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Harley-Davidson adds Brass Collection 48x

Harley registers 48X and Pan America

Pan America and 48X could be two of about 10 new models for Harley-Davidson in 2018. Two weeks ago, Harley-Davidson registered the trademarks “Bronx” and “Harley-Davidson Bronx” with the US Patent and Trademark Office. Now they have registered “Pan America” and “48X” with the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Spain. These three models …

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Lane filter Incident events

Top 10 motorcycle news events of 2017

Lane filtering, road rage, Harley-Davidson’s model offensive and an Australian two-stroke engine are among the most interesting motorcycle events of 2018, according to our reader figures. We’ve looked back over the past year to see what it was that got you interested. 1 Lane filtering The top result was this video of a driver who …

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Harley and Indian big-bore flat trackers race spending

Harley spending big to beat Indian

Harley-Davidson is spending big on American flat track racing next year to reverse a humiliating defeat by Indian Motorcycle that points to a showroom war for younger riders Indian returned to flat-track racing in 2017 after more than six decades and not only beat Harley, it won the top three positions and thoroughly dominated the …

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Harley-Davidson to add Bronx model?

Harley-Davidson could be adding a Bronx model after registering the names “Bronx” and “Harley-Davidson Bronx” with the US Patent and Trademark Office. Earlier this year company boss Matt Levatich said HD would release 100 new models in the next 10 years. They are right on track with 10 new models this year – nine Softails …

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Indian watches

Indian and Ducati issue watches

Motorcycle manufacturers have long had associations with various watch makers and now Indian Motorcycle and Ducati have released exclusive watches. The Indian Motorcycle Burt Munro Commemorative Watch is a collaboration with Swiss company Baume & Mercier. Don’t get too excited as the chronograph (fancy name for a watch) will set you back a healthy $US3750 …

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Valentino Rossi MotoGP bike heads Sydney Motorcycle Show highlight

Rossi MotoGP bike highlight of Sydney Show

Valentino Rossi’s YZR-M1 MotoGP motorcycle is a highlight of a long list of the 2018 models to feature at the Sydney Motorcycle Show from Friday (November 24, 2017). Just weeks after new models were unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show and EICMA show in Milan, most will be at the International Convention Centre Sydney. Two bikes from …

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