Vanguard Roadster

Vanguard is newest American motorcycle

This Vanguard Roadster was conceived, designed and built in New York City and represents the start of a new and distinct American motorcycle brand. The working prototype will be unveiled at the International Motorcycle Show in New York City from December 9-11 and it is expected to go into production in 2018. A spokesman confirms …

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Avinton motorcycles

French motorcycle targets Australia

  Boutique French motorcycle company Avinton is trying to find a distributor in Australia. Botelho Bruno, export director of Avinton motorcycles, says they have not yet appointed a distributor. “We have been contacted by some, but not serious importers,” he says. However, they are keen to export to Australia. The custom Avinton bikes are powered …

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Matchless

Matchless returns to production

Earlier this year the iconic British motorcycle brand Matchless went back on the drawing board. Now a production-ready bike has been wheeled out in Milan at the EICMA show. READ ABOUT MATCHLESS PLANS Matchless went broke in the 1960s, but is now owned by Italian Franco Malenotti who has also revitalised the British Belstaff motorcycle …

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Danes first with Euro 4 motorcycle

Danish cruiser company Lauge Jensen has the auspicious honour of being the first motorbike manufacturer in the world to pass the stringent EURO4 emissions regulations starting in 2016. These forthcoming mandatory rules for all manufacturers are almost 50% more difficult to pass than the current EURO3 standard. Lauge Jensen hand-built cruisers are powered by S&S …

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