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Zero Motorcycles pumps up production for 2015
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Zero Motorcycles retools its factory, adds staff to deal with increased production demand for 2015 models. Santa has one less excuse not to bring a shiny new electric toy from Zero Motorcycles down your chimney this Christmas. The elven bike-building wizards at the company’s Scotts Valley headquarters have been working extra hard these past few […]

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Burbank Police Department Adopts Zero DSP (Video)
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Zero Motorcycles Press Release: Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced today that the Burbank Police Department purchased police motorcycles from Zero to add to the department’s patrol fleet. Zero developed the Zero SP, Zero DSP and all-new Zero FXP models to meet the specific requirements of law enforcement and security […]

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Aprilia Motorcycles Introduce New Tuono and RSV4 Models
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Aprilia generated big news at EICMA. First, the Tuono V4 1000 evolves into the Tuono V4 1100 to increase “drivability” and quality of throttle response, making the engine more flexible and pleasant in everyday use on the road. The extra cubes come from enlarging cylinder bore from the original 78mm to 81. In this number, […]

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Harley-Davidson recalls all 2014 Touring motorcycles
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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Harley-Davidson is recalling about 126,000 motorcycles over a problem with the clutch that could cause crashes. The recall applies to all model year 2014 Touring bikes, including the three-wheeled trikes and custom designed bikes. Last October, Harley-Davidson recalled a smaller number of 2014 Touring motorcycles for an issue with the same […]

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’12 Triumph Scrambler Special Edition (video)
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Only one word describes this bike…AWESOME! Portland’s Thor is an interesting character with an even more interesting name. Not only does he run one of the largest custom bike shows in the world – The One Show – he also builds top notch bikes out of his shop, See See Motorcycles. He recently sent us […]

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Thousands of Motorcycles Roll Out for 2 Million Bikers to DC
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Thousands of motorcyclists from around the country roared into Washington, D.C., Thursday as part of the annual “2 Million Bikers to DC” ride. The ride and a subsequent rally honor the victims, survivors and first responders of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, as well as members of the armed forces who have sacrificed themselves […]

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Watch the Story of Prism Motorcycles’ Handcrafted Custom! (video)
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Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, custom bike shop Prism Motorcycles offers a range of quality, handcrafted American-made custom motorcycle parts. Brothers Zach and Jake Hindes caught the bike bug at a young age, and now employ a full crew of fellow enthusiasts to provide a whole range of bespoke services, alongside a range of apparel […]

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2015 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles First Look – Freewheeler Trike (video)
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Harley-Davidson unveiled its 2015 lineup of cruiser and touring motorcycles today, the announcement highlighted by the release of a hot rod-influenced trike, a bevy of new “Low” models, and new braking components for its Softail models. Harley also heralded the return of its Road Glide for 2015, the new Glide featuring a sleeker wind-cutting Shark-Nose […]

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Indian Scout by Analog Motorcycles
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With all eyes on Indian Motorcycle’s relaunch of the iconic Scout, it’s refreshing to see vintage examples vying for attention too. And this eye-catching 1949 Scout from Analog Motorcycles should have no trouble stealing a little limelight. Analog’s Tony Prust stumbled upon the bike while chasing up another lead. “A friend and I headed north […]

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Google Car? Now Google Motorcycle!
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Google is testing a self-driving motorcycles, but is there a reason that it shouldn’t be able to? “Very easy rider: Google plans robotic motorbike.” That’s the title of an article in the U.K.’s Sunday Times from last week. As far as we know, Google isn’t planning anything of the sort. What the Times was talking […]

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Smoke and Mirrors: 5 Best Diesel Motorcycles!
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Gear Patrol rounds up the best diesel motorcycles for hypermiling oil burners with a penchant for speed and excitement. Petrol-powered motorcycle engines rival those of a modern supercar for their stratospheric redlines and lopsided power-to-displacement ratios. Even those with more grumble and less braaap are motivated by punchy, lightweight, incredibly balanced fuel-fed motors with fuel […]

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Five New Motorcycles of 2014 That Just Missed the Top 10!
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These are the honorable mentions to our annual ten best motorcycles. These five other motorcycles came oh-so-close to winning their respective categories. It’s a 2015 model, and we rode it for the first time just after our Ten Best voting had been completed. Nevertheless, we quickly found this new 689cc parallel-twin to be crazy fun […]

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Ivan the Terrible by Mule Motorcycles
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Ivan the Terrible’ started life as a Bonneville America 270 degree crank motor, Mule frame, R-6 Yamaha USD forks, and lots of Titanium, aluminum tank and widened Champion seat. Mucho mods to the motor push power to 96 at the wheel. Beringer controls and a ceramic-coated exhaust give the low level bling-age. The silver Porsche […]

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Round 7 of the National Enduro Series Cross Fork, PA
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Beta Motorcycles Press Release: This past weekend, Beta USA’s National Enduro team headed to Cross Fork, PA for Round 7 of the National Enduro Series. The terrain provided sweeping grass track, loamy woods and a nasty rock section in the final test. Justin Sode carried the team this weekend with the absence of Cory Buttrick […]

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