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Motorcycle Live 2017 – under three weeks away!

October 31, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Motorcycle Live 2017 – under three weeks away!

A full-powered Youth AX Experience makes its debut at Motorcycle Live with two mini-AX dirt tracks suitable for novice and intermediate riders aged between four and 12. Partnered with electric bike manufacturer, Kuberg, the limited-edition […]

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Unlucky Race For Team Suzuki Ecstar In Malaysia

October 30, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Unlucky Race For Team Suzuki Ecstar In Malaysia

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 29. Andrea Iannone: P17 – +58.391 Alex Rins: DNF After two positive races in Japan and Australia, rain arrived right before the Malaysian GP began and heavily affected a […]

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Suzuki Launches New VR Experience At Eicma 2017

October 30, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Suzuki Launches New VR Experience At Eicma 2017

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 27 Suzuki Motor Corporation will have a new Virtual Reality Experience at the EICMA 2017 Show in Milan, Italy on November 9-12th. This unique attraction consists of two menus: […]

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Harley-Davidson Battle of the Kings 2018: Custom Buildoff

October 29, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Harley-Davidson Battle of the Kings 2018: Custom Buildoff

Harley-Davidson Battle of the Kings: Custom Buildoff 2018 – the original manufacturer custom competition is back and bigger than ever! Harley-Davidson Battle of the Kings: Custom Buildoff 2018 returns but the action starts now and […]

2018 Yamaha NIKEN

Cool Wall Week #348: 2018 Yamaha NIKEN

October 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cool Wall Week #348: 2018 Yamaha NIKEN

New Cool Wall Bike Every Friday. Have You Voted Yet? No? Then Get to it… Voting Open! RIDE THE REVOLUTION. 2018 Yamaha NIKEN Review on Total Motorcycle: This large-displacement Leaning Multi-Wheeler (LMW) is powered by a […]

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BETA USA 2018 Xtrainer – First Look

October 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BETA USA 2018 Xtrainer – First Look

Following the success of the first model, the new Xtrainer 300 is now on the market. Its many new features include a fully updated engine. Engine updates that were introduced in the 2018 RR 2-stroke […]

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Tough Day In Tricky Conditions In Sepang

October 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Tough Day In Tricky Conditions In Sepang

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 27. Andrea Iannone: P13 – 2’01.740 +1.069 Alex Rins: P22 – 2’04.381 +3.710 The first day at the Malaysian Grand Prix was dominated and affected by the weather. Rain […]

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New models destined for Motorcycle Live

October 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New models destined for Motorcycle Live

This week has seen some of the world’s leading motorcycle manufacturers unveil brand-new models – all of which will be making their UK debut at Motorcycle Live at The NEC, Birmingham from 18-26 November. Yamaha […]

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Honda Announces Revolutionized 2018 Gold Wing

October 26, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Honda Announces Revolutionized 2018 Gold Wing

All-new advanced performance touring model sets a new standard for Motorcycle Travel MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 24, 2017 /CNW/ – The next chapter in one of Honda’s most storied narratives began today with the unveiling of […]

Redesigned 2018 Honda Gold Wing: Pure Gold

October 26, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Redesigned 2018 Honda Gold Wing: Pure Gold

The most radical change to the Gold Wing in 43 years! The Gold Wing maybe the crowning champion of touring motorcycles, but it suffers from perception. Big, heavy, slow, hard to ride. But no more. […]

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MotoGP 2017 Track Report: Round 16 Australia

October 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MotoGP 2017 Track Report: Round 16 Australia

What was the strategy for the Phillip Island race? It’s been a very difficult weekend, due to the unstable weather that made things very complicated. On the grid, Marc and Dani decided to start the […]

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Joe Wasson Returns To The Hare And Hound Series

October 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Joe Wasson Returns To The Hare And Hound Series

  The eighth round of the AMA National Hare and Hound series took place in Lucerne Valley, California. This was Joe Wasson’s first Hare and Hound series race coming back from a serious wrist injury. […]

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Podium Slips Away from Nakagami on Penultimate Lap

October 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Podium Slips Away from Nakagami on Penultimate Lap

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia rider Takaaki Nakagami staged a thrilling race, running 2nd in today’s Australian Grand Prix. A seemingly guaranteed podium was not to be, as he fell on the penultimate lap and retired. […]

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Honda Neo Sports Café Concept at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show

October 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Honda Neo Sports Café Concept at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show

TOKYO, Japan, October 25, 2017 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced/exhibited the following information and products at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017. Summary of speech by Takahiro Hachigo, President and Representative Director Honda […]

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Wild card starter Markus Reiterberger dominates the FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship at Jerez on his BMW S1000RR

October 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Wild card starter Markus Reiterberger dominates the FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship at Jerez on his BMW S1000RR

The circuit of Jerez de la Frontera in southern Spain saw plenty of race action at the weekend. The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) held its penultimate round at the Andalucian track. At the […]

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Suzuki Motor Corporation – MXGP and all Japan MX Statement

October 24, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Suzuki Motor Corporation – MXGP and all Japan MX Statement

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 23. Suzuki Motor Corporation has decided to suspend the FIM World MXGP Championship and All Japan Motocross activities from 2018. Suzuki Motor Corporation, having reviewed its Motorcycle operations to […]

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Lowes Just Misses Out on Race 2 Podium in Jerez

October 24, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Lowes Just Misses Out on Race 2 Podium in Jerez

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team rounded off a superb weekend in Jerez by completing another double top-six finish in a dramatic restarted Race 2, on a gloriously sunny Sunday at the penultimate round of […]

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Pata Yamaha Show Potential on Friday in Jerez

October 23, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Show Potential on Friday in Jerez

After securing a sensational double podium last time out in Magny-Cours the Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team once again demonstrated their competitiveness as they enjoyed a great start to the penultimate round of the 2017 […]

2018 Zero SR

Cool Wall Week #347: 2018 Zero SR

October 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cool Wall Week #347: 2018 Zero SR

New Cool Wall Bike Every Friday. Have You Voted Yet? No? Then Get to it… Voting Open! OUT ACCELERATES A PORSCHE 911. 2018 Zero SR Review on Total Motorcycle:   What street riding is meant […]

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Kiara Fontanesi Lines Up Against the Men in Japan

October 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Kiara Fontanesi Lines Up Against the Men in Japan

After a challenging yet highly rewarding season of WMX racing where she claimed her fifth FIM Women’s Motocross World Title and etched her name into the history books as the most successful female motocross rider […]

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Solid Improvements On Day 1 At Phillip Island

October 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Solid Improvements On Day 1 At Phillip Island

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 20. Andrea IANNONE: P7 – 1’29.604 (+0.379) Alex RINS: P15 – 1’30.085 (+0.860) Sunny yet bracingly cold weather welcomed Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins on their first day of […]

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Movistar Yamaha Commence Australian Campaign

October 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha Commence Australian Campaign

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi enjoyed sunny conditions at the Phillip Island circuit today during the first free practice sessions of this weekend’s Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. The teammates worked […]

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Nakagami 6th in Motegi Rain, Pawi 23rd

October 19, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Nakagami 6th in Motegi Rain, Pawi 23rd

Rd.15 MOTUL GRAND PRIX OF JAPAN: Sunday, October 15, 2017 Weather: Wet Ambient: 14℃ / Track: 15℃ IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia rider Takaaki Nakagami finished 6th at the Japanese Grand Prix today. Malaysian Teammate Khairul […]

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Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Zero Electric Motorcycle Lineup

October 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Zero Electric Motorcycle Lineup

What do Tesla, BMW, Chevrolet, Volkswagen, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Kia, Hyundai, Honda and Ford all have in common? Electric cars. Since 2006, Zero has been building electric bikes, each year stepping up their game. New […]

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Pata Yamaha Ready for STK1000 Showdown in Jerez

October 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Ready for STK1000 Showdown in Jerez

  The Pata Yamaha Official STK1000 Team are ready for the season finale at Jerez this weekend, the final round of the 2017 STK1000 European Championship. Florian Marino heads to Spain second in the overall […]

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Match Point to Mahias in WorldSSP at Jerez

October 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Match Point to Mahias in WorldSSP at Jerez

GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team’s Lucas Mahias arrives at the penultimate round of the 2017 FIM Supersport World Championship in Jerez this weekend with a chance of being crowned champion. The 28-year-old French rider leads […]

Harley-Davidson Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results

October 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Harley-Davidson Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results

Harley-Davidson Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results U.S. Market Share Up, Improved U.S. Dealer Inventory PR Newswire MILWAUKEE, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) third quarter 2017 diluted EPS decreased to $0.40 from $0.64 in […]

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Pata Yamaha Hunting for Podiums at Jerez

October 17, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Hunting for Podiums at Jerez

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team will be pushing hard to secure more podiums in Jerez this weekend at the penultimate round of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship after recording their first ever double […]

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Broc Parkes to join Tech3 for Australian Grand Prix

October 17, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Broc Parkes to join Tech3 for Australian Grand Prix

Experienced Australian rider Broc Parkes will fill in for the recovering Jonas Folger in front of his home crowd this weekend at Phillip Island. Folger returned to his native Germany before the Japanese Grand Prix […]

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Minimizer Announces Major Promotion With Two Huge Prizes

October 17, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Minimizer Announces Major Promotion With Two Huge Prizes

Minimizer Announces Major Promotion With Two Huge Prizes PR Newswire BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 16, 2017 BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Minimizer’s #RespectTheDriver Promotion is the company’s biggest giveaway ever, with prizes totaling […]

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Bennetts Suzuki Aims For Success At BSB Finale

October 16, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Bennetts Suzuki Aims For Success At BSB Finale

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 13. The Bennetts Suzuki team are at Brands Hatch for the final round of the MCE British Superbike championship this weekend with sights firmly set on adding to the […]

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Zarco Fastest Yamaha on Wet Day 1 at Motegi

October 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Zarco Fastest Yamaha on Wet Day 1 at Motegi

Johann Zarco showed his formidable form in the wet by closing the opening day of the Motul Grand Prix of Japan in 5th position. With rain expected for the entire weekend, Zarco got straight into […]

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Nate Kern Grabs Two National Championships aboard a BMW R nineT In AHRMA Racing at 13th Annual Barber Vintage Festival

October 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Nate Kern Grabs Two National Championships aboard a BMW R nineT In AHRMA Racing at 13th Annual Barber Vintage Festival

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – October 12, 2017…Proving that the BMW R nineT is more than just the sleekest member of BMW Motorrad’s Heritage family of motorcycles, BMW Motorrad Motorsports Advisor and test rider Nate Kern […]

2018 Honda Fury ABS

Cool Wall Week #346: 2018 Honda Fury ABS

October 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cool Wall Week #346: 2018 Honda Fury ABS

New Cool Wall Bike Every Friday. Have You Voted Yet? No? Then Get to it… Voting Open! EXTREME LINES. HEAD-TURNING LOOKS. 2018 Honda Fury ABS Review on Total Motorcycle: The Fury appears to be something […]

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Suzuki confirms pricing for new 2018 Suzuki V-Strom 250

October 12, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Suzuki confirms pricing for new 2018 Suzuki V-Strom 250

Suzuki has confirmed pricing for the hotly-anticipated V-Strom 250, with the newest addition to Suzuki’s adventure range coming with a launch RRP of £4,599 when it arrives in dealerships in October. The V-Strom 250 boasts […]

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Movistar Yamaha Moves On to Motegi

October 11, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha Moves On to Motegi

Having recharged their batteries during the two-week break after the race in Aragón, the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team has flown to Japan to kick off the triple-header overseas, starting with Yamaha’s home race at this […]

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WATERS AND GSX-R1000R WIN AUSTRALIAN SBK CHAMPIONSHIP

October 10, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on WATERS AND GSX-R1000R WIN AUSTRALIAN SBK CHAMPIONSHIP

Team Suzuki Press Office – October 9. Team Suzuki ECSTAR Australia and Josh Waters won the 2017 Australian Superbike Championship (ASBK) in convincing fashion during the weekend’s seventh and final round of the season at […]

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Double podium for BMW rider Matteo Ferrari in Italy

October 10, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Double podium for BMW rider Matteo Ferrari in Italy

Last weekend brought more success for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport community: in the Italian Superbike Championship (CIV), BMW rider Matteo Ferrari (ITA) wrapped up the 2017 season with a double podium at Vallelunga (ITA). Also […]

2018 Kawasaki Z900 ABS

Cool Wall Week #345: 2018 Kawasaki Z900

October 7, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cool Wall Week #345: 2018 Kawasaki Z900

Have You Voted Yet? The Total Motorcycle Cool Wall Week #345; Get to it. Voting Open. EASY TO RIDE. SUPER EXCITING. 2018 Kawasaki Z900 Review on Total Motorcycle: The new Z900 epitomizes Kawasaki’s belief of […]

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2018 Honda Riding Assist-e: Toyko Motor Show Concept model

October 6, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 Honda Riding Assist-e: Toyko Motor Show Concept model

Honda’s unique technologies making daily life more fun with self-balancing concept model The Honda Riding Assist-e is an experimental motorcycle featuring Honda’s unique balance control technology, developed through its humanoid robot research. The motorcycle automatically […]

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Flat Track’s best head to Southern California for the Cycle Gear American Flat Track Finals presented by Indian Motorcycle

October 5, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Flat Track’s best head to Southern California for the Cycle Gear American Flat Track Finals presented by Indian Motorcycle

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 4, 2017) – After a three-year absence, American Flat Track returns to Southern California to cap off an action-packed 2017 season at the Cycle Gear American Flat Track Finals presented by […]

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Pata Yamaha Enjoy Stunning Weekend in STK1000 at Magny-Cours

October 4, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Enjoy Stunning Weekend in STK1000 at Magny-Cours

The Pata Yamaha Official STK1000 Team delivered a superb performance throughout the whole weekend in tricky conditions at Magny-Cours, round eight of the 2017 FIM Superstock 1000 European Championship. Florian Marino showed great pace in […]

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Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Kawasaki Motorcycle Lineup

October 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Kawasaki Motorcycle Lineup

The 2018 Kawasaki have arrived! Each year millions of riders look forward to the 2018 Kawasaki Motorcycle Lineup and this year Kawasaki does not disappoint and neither will our 2018 Kawasaki Review Guide. Big changes […]

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HUSQVARNA RIDERS SHINE IN MXON MUD

October 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HUSQVARNA RIDERS SHINE IN MXON MUD

Enjoying a highly successful 71st edition of the Motocross of Nations in the United Kingdom, the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team saw Max Anstie earn two impressive moto victories while Gautier Paulin and Christophe […]

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Febvre & France Make History at Matterley Basin

October 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Febvre & France Make History at Matterley Basin

Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Romain Febvre delivered a silver medal performance in the Open Class on-board the all-new 2018 YZ450FM at the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations, which crowned a historic weekend for […]