V13R (up), T-Rex (down) Sidecars, trikes, Bombardier’s Spyder, of course the wacky and hysterically fun T-Rex — apparently a lot of people think that three wheels are a tonne of fun. Now comes another brute to be added to the bestiary, the Campagna V13R, from the happy nutbars who now also own the T-Rex product. … Continue reading "Cruiser Rex" joins the bestiary
All new for 09. Suzuki’s 2009 GSX-R1000 is a whole new bike. A totally new engine is of course more compact (a remarkable 5.8 cm shorter) while being more powerful, while a longer swingarm (to take up the space of the shorter engine) should lessen (can’t say ‘minimize’) the wheelie tendency. The engine has the … Continue reading 2009 GSXR 1000 info released
Production model BMW S1000RR A production S1000RR, based on BMW’s new World Superbike entry will be available later this year, but photos are already being circulated. The new bike uses a 999 cc inline four and weighs 183 kg (403 lb) and sports a new ABS system with four modes plus dynamic traction control. The … Continue reading New BMW supersport revealed
Harley-Davidson has introduced a new Sporter, the Iron 883, which features blackened components, fork gaiters, drag-style handlebars, a staggered exhaust, side-mounted licence plate, and a one-piece seat. The new Sportster is powered by the standard 883 cc V-Twin Evolution Sportster motor. Seat height is only 643 mm (25.3 in) and a passenger seat and backrest … Continue reading H-D introduces Iron 883
Transalp for Canada? At the recent Edmonton show, staff at the Honda Canada booth revealed that the company currently has three Transalps in the country for testing and consumer opinion. However, a Honda Canada spokesperson replied to our requests for more information by saying "we are not bringing this model to Canada now or any … Continue reading 2 New Hondas?
Honda has released additional details about its 1300 cc Fury chopper. The bike has the longest wheelbase of any Honda motorcycle ever built, at 1,808 mm (71.2 in), and has a low seat height of 678 mm (26.7 in). Forks are 45 mm, and the single rear shock has adjustable rebound damping and five position … Continue reading Fury at outer limits
Honda’s new Fury Images of the Honda Fury chopper have been leaked out, and while the official unveiling will be tomorrow, you don’t have to wait. The Fury is a long, somewhat traditionally-styled chopper with a large single front disc brake, a raked front end and a flowing rigid-frame-style seat (though there is a rear … Continue reading Honda's Fury leaked
The new Honda Fury chopper is set to be released this Friday (16th January) in New York. However, Honda Canada has invited press to the more glamorous location of Edmonton, Alberta on the evening of the 15th for the release of a "private unveiling of an all new 2010 model". The info is embargoed till … Continue reading Fury in Edmonton?
G2 sport (left) and basic (right) The Quebec-based scooter importer of the PGO line, Canadian Scooters Import is selling a kit that mates the engine from a buyer’s motorcycle with a three-wheeler body and chassis. The kit is made by Miami-based manufacturer G2, which the company calls a "powerful racing car and three-wheeler superbike," and … Continue reading Three-wheeler 'superbike' kit
DN-01 price is set. Honda have announced that they DN01 scooter/bike thingy will be priced at $17,499.00. We also heard from Triumph Canada who have set a price for the Street Triple R of $10,499.00 and $10,799.00 for the revamped Daytona 675. And KTM have just told us that they will not be bringing in … Continue reading Some pricing in, some bikes out