Unlike Zero’s belt-driven S and DS models, the XU gets chain drive The 2011 Zero XU is an all-new urban runabout with an all-new feature: an easily removable power pack. The lithium ion power pack is designed to be easily removable so it can be charged anywhere there is an outlet using Zero’s optional stand-alone … Continue reading 2011 Zero XU
Honda plays the conservative card with changes to the new Gold Wing. When the press release of a new model begins by boasting its "sophisticated electronic amenities," you know the changes won’t be revolutionary. But, hey, there are a few other new features, too. Topping the list of revised items on the 2012 Gold Wing … Continue reading 2012 Honda Gold Wing
Buell departs from his traditionally wide bodywork with this sleek new design. Photos: Steve Anderson/EBR It seems that Cycle World were the first to publish photos of the entire Erik Buell Racing 1190RS, a hotly anticipated American supersport that until now we were only offered teasing glimpses of via Erik Buell Racing’s Facebook page. Make … Continue reading Erik Buell Racing 1190RS
BMW K1600GTL Since we reported on BMW Motorrad Canada’s pricing of the K1600GT and GTL tourers yesterday, some changes have been announced. The sportier K1600GT MSRP remains unchanged and $24,100, available with the optional Safety Package ($1,100), which includes traction control, tire pressure monitor and the unique adaptive headlight, and the Equipment Package I … Continue reading BMW K1600 prices – updated
It’s hard to figure out much about Buell’s new project from this photo originally released on Facebook. The boys at Erik Buell Racing are working on something, we know that. They’ve been teasing us through Facebook and other websites for a while now, releasing sneak peeks of a new motorcycle, allegedly a street production machine, … Continue reading New Buell … soon?
The MST-01 isn’t what you’d expect when you think of an American iron-derived motorcycle What would you say about an American-built motorcycle with a transverse V4 engine derived from a Chevy V8? You’d probably figure that it was either a survival-styled rat bike designed by some crazy loon to ride to Mad Max re-enactment rallies. … Continue reading American muscle, refined
125 Duke gets a cc boost for India. Canadian bikers have to sit back and watch the rest of the world enjoy their new 125cc KTM Duke this year, since they won’t import it here. But don’t feel so bad – the rest of the world will also have to look on enviously at India, … Continue reading New Indian 200cc Duke
BRP possibly working on a Spyder that leans.
The Zero S benefits from a facelift, a lower seat height and quiet belt drive. Zero had announced the hiring of former Buell engineer Abe Askezani last February. Zero Motorcycles has released its 2011 lineup, with some significant upgrades to its machines.â€¨â€¨ The biggest news for the electric motorcycle company’s bikes this year is … Continue reading 2011 Zero models
Canadian manufacturers have a thing for three wheelers. Montreal-based Campagna Motors, makers of the T-Rex three wheeler, are adding a new model to the lineup, the V13R. The V13R is more car-like in appearance than the T-Rex, and it’s also topless. Harley-Davidson’s 60-degree V-Rod V-twin, claiming 122 hp, will propel the fibreglass-bodied roadster. Under the … Continue reading Campagna Motors V13R