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Triumph electric dirt bikes earmarked as Brit manufacturer extends reach

Triumph Motorcycles today confirmed its acquisition of electric off-road motorcycle company OSET Bikes to target youth riders and provide an entry-point into its upcoming motocross and enduro line-up. The purchase of OSET, a leader in...

Electric Norton motorcycle to be Made In England, Triumph rival looms

Norton Motorcycles has secured 'significant' government funding for development of a new fully electric Norton model, the British bikemaker has confirmed. The "ambitious" Zero Emission Norton project will be undertaken with help from several UK...

Suzuki GSX-R axed?

UPDATE: 12/05/2022: Suzuki has all but confirmed that it is leaving MotoGP at the end of 2022 with a brief statement, citing its economical situation and changes in the automotive landscape. Suzuki's official statement...

Calls for ‘nationally consistent’ motorcycle licensing as road bike sales rise

Automotive industry body FCAI has called for nationally consistent motorcycle licensing regulations for motorcyclists and scooter riders in Australia, as sales for road-going models continue to rise in 2022. The FCAI has called for more...

New motorcycle sales data suggests bike industry healing

The Australian bike industry recorded much-needed growth in 2021, according to new motorcycle sales data published by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) today. More than* 123,530 motorcycle, scooter and off-road vehicles (OHVs) found...

KTM ‘RC 890’ 2023: German media spots road-going supersports in testing

Images published this week appear to show a road-going version of the KTM RC 8C supersports model that launched earlier this year, reigniting rumours that the Austrian bikemaker is developing a fully faired version...

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