December 13, 2017
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Zero Sheds Weight; Ups Range, Power

SANTA CRUZ, CA – Electric motorcycle maker Zero has debuted its 2017 lineup that features more torque and power, less weight and, most importantly, greater range. The company boasts that it’s offering “the world’s first production electric motorcycle to exceed 200 miles on a single charge.” The Zero S street …

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BMW Adds G 310 GS

BMW is out with an entry-level GS model – the 2017 G 310 GS, derived from last year’s G 310 R. Employing a single-cylinder, 313cc engine that has 34 horsepower, the G 310 GS weighs in at 373 pounds and claims a top speed of 89 miles per hour. No …

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Husqvarna Hitting The Streets

  MILAN, Italy – They won’t hit dealerships for another year, but Husqvarna today used the EICMA show to announce two new street models; the Vitpilen 401 and the Svartpilen 401. Also unwrapped was a concept model; the Vitpilen 401 Aero. In launching its new “Real Street” range, Husqvarna said …

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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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