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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 […]

The New Yamaha MT-07 Tracer Is Not Coming To Australia

2020 Yamaha Tracer 700

Disappointing news for the Yamaha Tracer fans: the new, 2nd generation MT-07 Tracer (also known as Tracer 700) will not be available in Australia in the near future. Yamaha Motors Australia have confirmed this in response to an OzRider query. More Than Just an Entry Level Sport-Tourer The MT-07 Tracer was introduced in 2017 and […]

Harley-Davidson Electric Scooter Prototype Revealed

Harley-Davidson Electric Scooter

Harley-Davidson have been busy working on their electric motorcycles and now the company has released a photo of their future electric scooter. The new urban scooter is meant to be unique, fresh and different, so it can attract a new, younger “audience”. Very few details about the scooter have been revealed since it was first […]

EICMA 2019 – Day 2

EICMA 2019

Yesterday I covered day 1 of the EICMA 2019 show in Milan, with plenty of new models and exciting news. In today’s post I will add a few models which did not make it to my coverage yesterday, as well as new models unveiled on day 2. Kawasaki In addition to the  Z900 and Z650 […]

EICMA 2019 – Day 1

EICMA 2019 Logo

EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo e Motociclo) is the world’s leading event for motorcycles and two wheelers, held annually in Milan, Italy. It is the world’s most important motorcycle show and this year is the 77th year the event is being held. Vendors use EICMA to showcase new bike models, products, accessories and innovation. This year […]

Honda Unveils the 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade

Honda CBR1000RR-R 2020

The Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade unveiled today is a huge leap for Honda, placing the Fireblade at the front of the Superbikes with 217.6 kW, edge assemblies and leading electronics in its category. On the eve of the EICMA 2019 opening, Honda unveiled the new 2020 Fireblade, which breaks Honda’s conventions and presents crazy data: 217.6 […]

Yamaha Unveils 2020 Models

Yamaha Tracer 700 2020

Yamaha Pre EICMA Release A day before the official opening of EICMA 2019 Yamaha released a “backstage” video unveiling their 2020 models. The #YamahaBackstage video, which was streamed online, showed models already announced by the company in recent weeks (MT-125, MT-03, Tricity and R1), as well as two new announcements: a new Tracer 700 and […]

New Yamaha MT-03 and KTM 490 cc Bikes

2020 Yamaha MT-03

Yamaha announces a new MT-03 for 2020 In 2016 Yamaha launched a 321 cc addition to their very successful family of naked bikes. How successful? Well, Yamaha claims sales of their MT series (MT-10, MT-09, MT-07 and down to the MT-15) exceeded 241,000 bikes in Europe alone! For 2020 Yamaha have announced an updated version […]

Hyper-charged Hayabusa Hits Insane 436 km/h

Guy Martin Suzuki Hayabusa

Ex TT racer Guy Martin recently set an incredible speed record on the heavily improved Suzuki Hayabusa at a Straightliners event in Elvington runway, UK. The Brit set a speed of 436 kmph ! Anyone who has the courage (or insanity…) to ride a motorcycle that reaches one-third of the speed of sound deserves our […]

Yamaha MT-03

The Yammy

After not riding for 28 years I wanted a bike that would ease me back onto 2 wheels. So I consulted an expert: my brother Aviad, a motorbike journalist / trainer / racer / all-round-specialist… Aviad has been living motorcycles for 25 years. He also understands me like a brother (funny that…). So he was […]