Eric Buell giving the video message of the end of the line for the motorcycles that carry his name (click on image to go directly to video page) The Buell brand has been killed by Harley-Davidson management, according to a notice today (October 15) on the official Buell web site. The decision will result in … Continue reading Shocker – Buell is dead!
The Fischer MRX will be available in Canada in 2010 and will come with the fuel-injected motor. American sport motorcycle manufacturer, Fischer, will be coming to Canada next year courtesy of Hyosung importer, National Motorsports. The MRX uses a 650 cc v-twin motor as well as some other components sourced from Hyosung, though many other … Continue reading Fischer comes to Canada
You’ve probably been keeping an eye on Honda’s countdown like we have. Well, the countdown’s up and Honda has just introduced the 2010 VFR1200F. Motor uses unusual 76 degree angle but it keeps it compact. The bike is designed with the sport-touring rider in mind, and from what we gather it will not disappoint. Engineers … Continue reading 2010 Honda VFR1200F released!
The Rocket III Roadster – Triumph’s answer to the V-Max? Err, we’re a little late with this one (sorry) but just in case you haven’t already heard, Triumph has added a new Roadster to the Rocket III family. The 2,294 cc Rocket Roadster gets a 15% bump in torque to an unfeasibly huge 165 ft-lbs … Continue reading Rocket III Roadster
Kawasaki has released a few 2010 models including and totally reworked Z1000, a traction control equipped Concours 14 and a touched up Versys. Z1000 Z1000 gets agressive. After a year’s absence from the line-up, Kawasaki brings back the Z1000. This radically styled naked litre-bike sports a new, longer-stroke, 1,043 cc engine that boasts a "wild … Continue reading New 2010 Kawasakis
The C1-E is designed to be ridden sans-lid. BMW have released a new prototype based on their old C-1 enclosed scooter. The C1-E dumps out the old 124/176 cc gas engines and uses an electric motor manufactured by Vectrix, powered by lithium-ion batteries. The roll cage is also lighter and covered in clear plastic as … Continue reading BMW announces C1-E prototype
The 796 drops 20 mm of height over the 1100. Ducati now offers its popular Hypermotard in a new size. Everything has been reduced on the new Hypermotard 796: engine displacement, weight, seat height, and although not yet released in Canada, we expect the price to be too. Ducati claims the air-cooled V-twin is an … Continue reading New Ducati Hypermotard 796
This is the Euro-spec model. Canadian model likely to have sticky out flashers … Honda has announced it will be bringing the CBF600 into Canada for 2010. This half-faired middleweight is powered by a fuel-injected, 599 cc inline four that is based on the CBR600RR mill, but is tuned for "the most comfortable balance of … Continue reading Honda CBF600 for Canada in 2010
Canadians will see some new Yamahas in the 2010 line-up, including a motocrosser with a backwards engine, a new XV1900 cruiser, and a YZF-R1 styled like Valentino Rossi’s MotoGP bike. The YZ450F has a reversed, rear-slanted, fuel-injected four-stroke motor, in which the fuel injector throttle body and airbox are out front, while a "Tornado" design … Continue reading New Yamahas for Canada
Zero DS dual sport Zero Motorcycles has introduced a dual sport version of its electric motorcycle. The new bike blends features from Zero’s street and off-road motorcycles. An aluminum frame is mated to lightweight wheels fitted with dual sport tires. Light, inverted forks with 10 inches of travel are adjustable for rebound and compression damping, … Continue reading Zero dual sport announced