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Triumph dirt bikes incoming as Brit brand confirms motocross, enduro entry

Triumph Motorcycles has confirmed rumours that it is entering the motocross and enduro motorcycle segments, with new Triumph dirt bikes headed for Australian showrooms in the near future. The news marks Triumph's first serious entry...

We need to embrace electric motorcycle development

If petrol power must die, which it will, let's make the new electric motorcycle era as diverse and exciting as it can possibly be. It is no longer up for debate, conventionally powered motorcycles are...

Was the H-D Fat Boy inspired by atomic bombs dropped on Japan?

An old rumour has re-emerged this week that suggests Harley-Davidson's 1990 Fat Boy was designed and named to represent the dropping of atomic bombs on Japan during World War 2. Some believe that Harley built...

New motorcycle releases timed for Australia’s ‘strong demand’

Sales of incoming new motorcycles, like the all-new Yamaha R7, are poised to benefit from Australia's bike hungry marketplace, which continued to show positive signs in the second quarter of 2021. Figures published by The...

BMW ‘R 1300 GS’: Adventure bike spy shots support new-model rumours

A collection of images showing a heavily camouflaged BMW adventure bike test mule has been circulating online, strengthening rumours that a larger-capacity 'R 1300 GS' is currently in development. Reports of a new-generation BMW GS...

Harley-Davidson launches independent electric brand LiveWire

Harley-Davidson has set up a new, independent electric motorcycle brand called LiveWire, which will facilitate the development of new electric vehicles from establishments in Silicon Valley and Milwaukee. Not to be mistaken as Harley-Davidson's own...

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