October 20, 2017
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Is U.S. In Himalayan’s Future?

MILWAUKEE – Royal Enfield’s North American subsidiary is hoping to bring the Himalayan adventure and touring model to the U.S. in 2017. The 411cc, single-cylinder model was announced back in February, but hasn’t been exported to the states by the India-based manufacturer. In an article published today by Powersports Business, …

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Triumph Brings Out Bobber

LONDON – Triumph today revealed a new throw-back bike with loads of modern amenities in the Bonneville Bobber. Just when you thought the Bonneville couldn’t become more retro, it has with a solo seat, slash-cut silencers and black wire-spoked wheels. The look is both simple and captivating. The Bobber is …

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BMW Announces Bagger

BMW Motorrad today announced that a new bagger will be joining its motorcycle lineup. The K 1600 B will utilize the brand’s inline, six-cylinder engine that produces 160 horsepower and a maximum torque of 185 Nm. It will feature fixed hard bags and chrome-plated silencers. The new model will also …

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Zero Recall Of Some 2015 Models

WASHINGTON – Electric motorcycle maker Zero is recalling 96 of its 2015 model-year SR, S, DS and X motorcycles for an electrical issue. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports the affected motorcycles “have a DC-DC converter that may have insufficient power output. During high-power demand, the anti-lock brake system …

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Thailand Pushes For Motorcycle Growth

BANGKOK, THAILAND – Motorcyclists tend to associate brands with countries; Harley-Davidson with the United States, BMW with Germany, Ducati with Italy, Triumph with England, and Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha with Japan. But those same riders may not realize that seven of those manufacturers build bikes in Thailand, the exception …

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Dates Set For AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

PICKERINGTON, OH – The 2017 dates for the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, OH were announced this morning by the American Motorcyclist Association. They are July 7-9. The three-day festival, which raises funds for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, features vintage motorcycle racing, …

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Might A Can-Am Bike Be Built?

VALCOURT, Quebec – Might a Can-Am motorcycle be on the horizon? BRP (Bombardier Recreational Products) builds snowmobiles, watercraft and the Can-Am Spyder three-wheelers and is now reportedly considering expanding into motorcycles.  The “Montreal Gazette” quotes company spokesperson Sylvain Morissette as saying the company is evaluating the market, but did not …

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