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End of the Road for the Harley-Davidson Sportster in Europe

Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom 2020

Harley-Davidson announced discontinuing sales of the classic Sportster models in European countries; This follows their announcement of an exit from the Indian market The Harley-Davidson Rewire strategy has claimed another victim: the company announced it will stop selling the Sportster range in Europe. The news follows an announcement that the American company is going to […]

California Plans to Ban Sales of New Petrol-Powered Vehicles

Off Road

Photo: Ronen Topelberg California is planning to ban sales of new petrol and diesel-powered vehicles, including motocross and enduro motorcycles. This will have a far reaching effect on the motorcycle industry The electric future is getting closer. The governor of California, Gavin Newsom, announced a plan to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered […]

Ride Your Motorcycle Week 2020

Ride Your Motorcycle Week 2020

We all need to support this initiative even if every week is “ride to work week” It used to be called “Ride Your Motorcycle To Work Week”.  This year the organisers took a different approach and temporarily crossed out the words “to work” from their logo. This year it’s simply “Ride Your Motorcycle Week”. It’s […]

Loud Pipes Not Allowed: The War On Exhaust Noise

Suzuki GSX-R1000R

Most motorcycle riders love the sound of a good exhaust. Many go out of their way, investing time and money on modifying their exhausts or buying aftermarket systems. Some just want to make their exhausts sound better. Many do it because of the common belief that “loud pipes save lives”. Unfortunately not everyone shares our […]

Exciting Tyre News From Michelin, Metzeler, and Pirelli

Michelin Power Range

The three tyre manufacturers launched new road and track tyres. Michelin introduced 4 new tyres to their Power series, Metzeler launched new Racetec™ Slick racing tyres and Pirelli developed new tyres for the Ducati Superleggera V4. Michelin Power Series Michelin have completely revamped their Power range of tyres with 4 new models. The new tyres […]

Review: Lego Ducati Panigale V4 R

Lego Ducati Panigale V4 R with Lego

The Good:* Authentic realistic details* Enjoyable build* Looks awesome! The Not So Good (all very minor!)* Rear of bike looks unfinished* No seat* Flimsy windscreen Lego and Ducati. Two brand names everyone knows, although I do not believe many people associate one with the other. Well, that’s going to change now: Lego has teamed up […]

Should We Wave The Nod Goodbye?

The Bikers Wave

Photo: Ronen Topelberg About a year after getting my motorcycle license I went travelling in Europe with close friends. This was in the 80’s and at the time there were not that many motorcycles on our roads where we grew up. There was definitely no motorcycle culture that we knew of. Our long awaited Europe […]