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Meet the 2018 BMW HP4 Race

July 31, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Meet the 2018 BMW HP4 Race

Carbon Racing. How the HP4 RACE revolutionises automotive engineering. It is the first stock motorcycle in the world to have fully carbon chassis and rims: the HP4 RACE. 750 of them are being crafted by […]

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BMW Motorrad at The Buffalo Chip

July 31, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Motorrad at The Buffalo Chip

Get ready to ride with BMW Motorrad. Want to get one step closer to riding the BMW Motorcycle of your dreams at Sturgis? Preregister now so that when you arrive, all that’s left is selecting […]

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YOSHIMURA SUZUKI 2ND IN SUZUKA 8 HOURS QUALIFYING

July 31, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on YOSHIMURA SUZUKI 2ND IN SUZUKA 8 HOURS QUALIFYING

YOSHIMURA SUZUKI 2ND IN SUZUKA 8 HOURS QUALIFYING Team Suzuki Press Office – July 28. Yoshimura Suzuki Motul – 2nd Team KAGAYAMA – 7th SERT – 22nd Yoshimura Suzuki Motul Racing’s Sylvain Guintoli, Josh Brookes […]

2018 Indian Roadmaster Elite

Cool Wall Bike #327: 2018 Indian Roadmaster Elite

July 28, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cool Wall Bike #327: 2018 Indian Roadmaster Elite

Vote and Discuss on this week’s Total Motorcycle Cool Wall Bike #327 Bike! Have your opinions heard. The ultra-premium Roadmaster®Elite features custom-inspired two-tone candy paint with real 23K gold leaf badging on the tank and […]

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SUZUKI ENDURANCE TEAM READY FOR SUZUKA 8 HOURS

July 28, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ENDURANCE TEAM READY FOR SUZUKA 8 HOURS

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 27. Suzuki Endurance Racing Team has made its first steps on track at the Suzuka International Circuit in Japan for this weekend’s season finale – the Suzuka 8 Hours […]

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European Bike Week 2017

July 28, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on European Bike Week 2017

    Experienced European Bike Week?     European Bike Week® will be particularly special in 2017 as we celebrate 20 years of Europe’s biggest open Harley-Davidson® event. To commemorate this special occasion we are […]

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BarbersRide 2017 – Harleys & haircuts

July 28, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BarbersRide 2017 – Harleys & haircuts

BarbersRide 2017 – Harleys & haircuts     BarbersRide 2017 is a charity motorcycle ride to raise money for two very worthy charities: Great Ormond Street Hospital and The Lions Barber Collective, an international collective […]

2018 Indian Roadmaster Classic

Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Indian Motorcycle Model Guide

July 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Indian Motorcycle Model Guide

Indian expands to 16 Models for 2018 by introducing the new 2018 Indian Scout Bobber, Indian Chief, Springfield Dark Horse, Chieftain Limited, Roadmaster Class and Roadmaster Elite. Total Motorcycle brings you the very best 2018 […]

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Three Yamahas Inside the Top Eight at Loket

July 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Three Yamahas Inside the Top Eight at Loket

  An intense day of racing on the slippery and one-lined hillside circuit of Loket, Czech Republic, saw Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Romain Febvre and Jeremy Van Horebeek make up the top seven at […]

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Duncan Does It in Czech Republic

July 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Duncan Does It in Czech Republic

  Altherm Yamaha Official WMX’s Courtney Duncan came out on top at Loket in the Czech Republic – round four of the FIM Women’s Motocross World Championship – after a thrilling race where she passed […]

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COOPER & BENNETTS SUZUKI WIN BRANDS SUPERSTOCK OPENER

July 24, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on COOPER & BENNETTS SUZUKI WIN BRANDS SUPERSTOCK OPENER

  Team Suzuki Press Office – July 22. Richard Cooper – 1st Superstock 1000 Bennetts Suzuki’s Richard Cooper took victory in today’s Superstock 1000 race at Brands Hatch, taking maximum points from the two-part race […]

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Lowes Interview: Season So Far

July 24, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Lowes Interview: Season So Far

    Yamaha-racing caught up with Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team’s Alex Lowes after round of eight of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship at Laguna Seca to look back on his season so far […]

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BRANDS HATCH BSB BECKONS BENNETTS SUZUKI

July 24, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BRANDS HATCH BSB BECKONS BENNETTS SUZUKI

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 21. The Bennetts Suzuki team heads to Brands Hatch this weekend for the sixth round of the MCE British Superbike championship, following the team’s success at the recent Southern […]

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Ural Gear Up camping in Raspadalica, Croatia

July 24, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Ural Gear Up camping in Raspadalica, Croatia

One the best parts of owning a Ural is the ability to pack your gear and ride with your favorite co-pilots.  Dominik recently took his Ural Gear Up camping in Raspadalica, Croatia with his wife and their […]

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Bike in Detail – Yamaha WR450F

July 21, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Bike in Detail – Yamaha WR450F

Making an impressive debut in the FIM EnduroGP World Championship last year, Yamaha’s WR450F has assisted Loïc Larrieu in securing the top spot of the podium no less than three times so far. Larrieu rode […]

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HAMAHARA JOINS SERT FOR SUZUKA 8-HOUR FINALE

July 21, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HAMAHARA JOINS SERT FOR SUZUKA 8-HOUR FINALE

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 20. Reigning Endurance World Champions Suzuki Endurance Racing Team has drafted in young All Japan Superbike rider Sodo Hamahara into the three-man squad at this month’s Suzuka 8-Hour Endurance […]

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GOOD OLD TIMES BLOG – DOUBLE CHAMPION HALLMAN

July 21, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GOOD OLD TIMES BLOG – DOUBLE CHAMPION HALLMAN

By Kenneth Olausson – 20. Juli 2017  23-year-old Torsten Hallman was the Husqvarna-mounted rider from Uppsala, north of Stockholm, who hit jackpot in the 14-round Grand Prix season in 1963. Eight outright victories and two […]

2018 Indian Scout Bobber

Indian Motorcycle Strips It Down With The New Scout® Bobber – More Of What You Need And Nothing You Don’t

July 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Indian Motorcycle Strips It Down With The New Scout® Bobber – More Of What You Need And Nothing You Don’t

Raw & Aggressive – the Indian Scout Bobber Features a Slammed Stance, Chopped Fenders, Blacked-Out Styling & 100 Barely-Tamed Horsepower   MINNEAPOLIS, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Strip it down. That was the inspiration Indian Motorcycle […]

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Rossi’s Search for the Perfect Ten

July 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Rossi’s Search for the Perfect Ten

  Valentino Rossi, nine-time World Champion – including seven in the premier-class – is truly one of the greatest riders ever in the history of motorcycle racing. 115 GP victories, 225 podiums and 64 pole […]

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Van der Mark Interview: Season So Far

July 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Van der Mark Interview: Season So Far

As the WorldSBK paddock enjoys its summer break, yamaha-racing.com caught up with Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team’s Michael van der Mark to get his assessment of the season so far, find out what his highlights […]

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MOTO GUZZI OPEN HOUSE 2017

July 19, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MOTO GUZZI OPEN HOUSE 2017

After the great success of the last edition, also this year the famous red gate at No. 57, Via Parodi will remain open to welcome with open arms the many, many fans that come from […]

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Jeremy Van Horebeek Q&A: The Underdog Undone

July 19, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Jeremy Van Horebeek Q&A: The Underdog Undone

With the pedigree in MXGP being higher than ever, being better than the rest is almost an impossible task. Determined to achieve the same results and consistency that made him the Vice World Champion in […]

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MXGP Riders Looking Forward to Loket

July 19, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MXGP Riders Looking Forward to Loket

  After a three-week break in the calendar, MXGP will return to action this weekend at Loket in the Czech Republic, the same venue that saw Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jeremy Van Horebeek claim […]

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Wheels&Waves 2017: sights and sounds

July 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Wheels&Waves 2017: sights and sounds

There’s no denying it: the world of motorcycles, and especially the world of customised bikes, has often fostered rivalry. Each brand inspires the creation of complete communities, with their own rules, alliances and adversaries. But […]

Punk’s Peak: where bikers dare

Punk’s Peak: where bikers dare

July 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Punk’s Peak: where bikers dare

From Biarritz to San Sebastian   Wheels & Waves, the biggest festival dedicated to the world of bike customisation, is not confined to Biarritz, with its perfect surfing beaches and romantic neighbourhoods. About a 40 […]

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Alex Lowes Q&A: Working with a Sports Psychologist

July 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Alex Lowes Q&A: Working with a Sports Psychologist

Sports psychologists are becoming more and more common in motorcycle racing, with people curious about the affect they can have. Yamaha-racing.com caught up with Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team’s Alex Lowes to discuss his use […]

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The 17th BMW Motorrad Days in Garmisch-Partenkirchen from 7 – 9 July 2017. More than 40,000 visitors attend the world’s biggest BMW Motorrad party

July 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on The 17th BMW Motorrad Days in Garmisch-Partenkirchen from 7 – 9 July 2017. More than 40,000 visitors attend the world’s biggest BMW Motorrad party

Munich: When BMW Motorrad puts out the call to come to the traditional BMW Motorrad Days in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the motorcycle fans know they are in for another three exciting and action-packed days. This year more […]

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Jordan Ashburn Leads the Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series!

July 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Jordan Ashburn Leads the Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series!

    Competition picked up as racers challenged each other knowing that the series is drawing to an end. Overall standings in the 2017 Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series shifted last weekend. Jordan Ashburn is now leading by […]

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BOGLE AND RCH YOSHIMURA SUZUKI BATTLE FOR TOP-10

July 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BOGLE AND RCH YOSHIMURA SUZUKI BATTLE FOR TOP-10

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 12. Justin Bogle (RCH Yoshimura Suzuki) 9-13 for 10th Justin Barcia (JGR Autotrader Suzuki) 12-12 for 11th Weston Peick (JGR Autotrader Suzuki) 36-8 for 14th RCH Yoshimura Suzuki Factory […]

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VICTORY FOR YOSHIMURA SUZUKI GSX-R1000 AT LAGUNA SECA

July 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on VICTORY FOR YOSHIMURA SUZUKI GSX-R1000 AT LAGUNA SECA

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 11. Toni Elias and Roger Hayden dominated the weekend’s sixth round of the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship aboard their new 2017 Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R1000 machinery. Run in conjunction with the […]

Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally

Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally

July 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Wasaga Beach Motorcycle Rally

Great Weekend for Riding, Rallying, and Beach Concerts! WHAT: 2017 WASAGA BEACH MOTORCYCLE RALLY Check out awesome bikes, including Yamaha’s all-new 2018 Star Venture TC! Get your bike sparkling with the return of The Ride […]

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KEVIN SCHWANTZ JOINS SUZUKI AT SACHSENRING MotoGP

July 7, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on KEVIN SCHWANTZ JOINS SUZUKI AT SACHSENRING MotoGP

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 7. Suzuki’s German Distributor put on an amazing display at the weekend’s Sachsenring MotoGP™ race in Germany with more than 400 Suzuki dealers and guests invited along to enjoy […]

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Steady Improvement for HRC MXGP

July 7, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Steady Improvement for HRC MXGP

  The MXGP of Portugal has been a weekend of progression for Tim Gajser #243 and Evgeny Bobryshev #777 on their CRF450RW’s, as the duo still work to overcome their mid-season injuries. As the gate […]

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SUZUKI GIXXER CUP KICKS-OFF IN INDIA

July 7, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI GIXXER CUP KICKS-OFF IN INDIA

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 7. The 2017 Suzuki Gixxer Cup Championship gets underway this weekend at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore, India with a new line-up of enthusiastic young riders ready to […]

2010 Phantom EG on the Total Motorcycle Cool Wall

July 7, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2010 Phantom EG on the Total Motorcycle Cool Wall

THIS WEEK: 2010 Phantom EG – GO HERE TO VOTE TODAY For MORE information and Photos click here: https://www.totalmotorcycle.com/photos/2 … Phantom-EG 2010 Phantom EG on Total Motorcycle.com We build the Phantom EG (code named “EG” […]

Total Motorcycle Fuel Economy Guide

Total Motorcycle Fuel Economy MPG Guide

July 6, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle Fuel Economy MPG Guide

Covering 83 years, 6500 bikes and dozens of manufacturers. A massive guide to motorcycle gas mileage (MPG and L/100km) and efficiency. Back in 2005, Total Motorcycle created the first and original motorcycle fuel economy guide now used by […]

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BOGLE & RM-Z450 CLIMB TO 5TH IN SERIES AT REDBUD MX

July 6, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BOGLE & RM-Z450 CLIMB TO 5TH IN SERIES AT REDBUD MX

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 4. Justin Bogle (RCH Yoshimura Suzuki) – 8th Broc Tickle (RCH Yoshimura Suzuki) – 17th Justin Barcia (JGR Autotrader Suzuki) – 5th Weston Peick (JGR Autotrader Suzuki) – 10th […]

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GUINTOLI TOP-10 AT TOUGH SNETTERTON BSB

July 5, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GUINTOLI TOP-10 AT TOUGH SNETTERTON BSB

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 3. Sylvain Guintoli – 10th – 9th Taylor Mackenzie – DNF – DNS Richard Cooper – 4th The Bennetts Suzuki team is taking away the positives from a difficult […]

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COVINGTON SECURES SECOND CONSECUTIVE PODIUM RESULT

July 5, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on COVINGTON SECURES SECOND CONSECUTIVE PODIUM RESULT

ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING’S MX2 RIDER EARNS TWO TOP THREE MOTO RESULTS IN PORTUGAL Claiming a start to finish qualifying race victory and then going on to earn two top three moto results, Rockstar […]

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Pata Yamaha Looking Forward to Laguna

July 5, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Looking Forward to Laguna

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team of Alex Lowes and Michael van der Mark cannot wait to get back on track at Laguna Seca this weekend for round eight of the 2017 FIM Superbike World […]

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Piping Hot Portuguese Round of MXGP

July 4, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Piping Hot Portuguese Round of MXGP

Race A fast paced and intense MXGP of Portugal – round twelve of the FIM Motocross World Championship – saw Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Romain Febvre storm to fourth overall, while his teammate Jeremy […]

Happy 4th of July, USA – Independence Day

July 4, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Happy 4th of July, USA – Independence Day

  Independence Day “”We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the […]

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MIXED START FOR BENNETTS SUZUKI AT SNETTERTON BSB

July 2, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MIXED START FOR BENNETTS SUZUKI AT SNETTERTON BSB

Team Suzuki Press Office – July 1. The Bennetts Suzuki team has endured an up-and-down start to the fifth round of the MCE British Superbike championship Snetterton, with Richard Cooper starting from the front row […]

Canada Day

Happy 150th Canada Day – From Total Motorcycle

July 1, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Happy 150th Canada Day – From Total Motorcycle

Happy 150th Canada Day, Canada from all us at Total Motorcycle! 2017 marks a significant moment in the History of Canada. 150 years ago, Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia – united to create […]