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Overbeeke Added to Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge for 2018

November 27, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Overbeeke Added to Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge for 2018

Yamaha Motor Europe would like to announce the addition of 18-year-old Dutch rider Joep Overbeeke to the 2018 Yamaha R3 bLU cRU Challenge. Overbeeke will replace Alessandro Arcangeli in the six-rider strong lineup that will […]

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SUZUKI GOOD VIBES FOR THE LAST TEST OF 2017

November 24, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI GOOD VIBES FOR THE LAST TEST OF 2017

Team Suzuki Press Office – November 24. Team Suzuki Ecstar has been busy the last three days on the Spanish circuit at Jerez de la Frontera with an intense session of private testing that saw […]

2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 701

Cool Wall Week #352: 2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 701

November 24, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cool Wall Week #352: 2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 701

New Cool Wall Bike Every Friday. Have You Voted Yet? No? Then Get to it… Voting Open!  A POWERFUL URBAN ICON. 2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 Review on Totalmotorcycle.com: The VITPILEN 701 is an immaculately designed street […]

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BMW Motorrad End of Year 0% APR Offer

November 23, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Motorrad End of Year 0% APR Offer

Now through December 31, 2017. For a limited time, finance as low as 0% APR on all 2016 and 2017 BMW motorcycles, at participating BMW Motorrad dealers. Ask your salesperson for details. *Promotional rate as […]

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American Flat Track Announces 2018 Schedule

November 23, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on American Flat Track Announces 2018 Schedule

  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2017) – American Flat Track has announced its 18-race calendar for the 2018 season, which begins with the DAYTONA TT at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, March 15, 2018, and […]

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Matthew Wins 2017 Suzuki Gixxer Cup Championship

November 22, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Matthew Wins 2017 Suzuki Gixxer Cup Championship

Team Suzuki Press Office – November 21. In an exciting finale to the Suzuki GIXXER Cup single-platform championship in India at Buddh International Circuit, Joseph Matthew was crowned the 2017 Champion aboard his Suzuki SF150. […]

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Graham Jarvis Finishes Third At Roof Of Africa 2017

November 20, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Graham Jarvis Finishes Third At Roof Of Africa 2017

Bringing his 2017 Hard Enduro season to a highly-positive close, Graham Jarvis has placed third overall at the 50th running of the Roof of Africa event in Lesotho, southern Africa. With the traditional ‘Round the […]

2018 Ducati Panigale V4S

Cool Wall Week #351: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4

November 17, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cool Wall Week #351: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4

New Cool Wall Bike Every Friday. Have You Voted Yet? No? Then Get to it… Voting Open! OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE. 2018 Ducati Panigale V4 Review on Total Motorcycle: A bike that begins an exciting new chapter in […]

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Suzuki Dominates Stuttgart Supercross Opener

November 16, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Suzuki Dominates Stuttgart Supercross Opener

Team Suzuki Press Office – November 15. Cedric Soubeyras – 1st Thomas Ramette – 2nd Florent Richier – 5th Suzuki riders dominated the opening round of the 2017-2018 ADAC Supercross Cup in Germany at the […]

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Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018

November 16, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018

The most beautiful classic automobiles and motorcycles are presented in a cinematic setting on the shores of Lake Como. 15.11.2017 Press Release BMW Group Classic and the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este will present the world’s […]

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Movistar Yamaha Find Mojo on First Valencia Test Day

November 15, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha Find Mojo on First Valencia Test Day

The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team successfully completed the first day of the Valencia MotoGP Official Test at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit, testing various bike chassis and set-up options. Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi had positive […]

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Hines Wins All-Harley Pro Stock Motorcycle Final At Pomona

November 14, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Hines Wins All-Harley Pro Stock Motorcycle Final At Pomona

  World Champion Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines Team Closes Season with a Dominating Performance   POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2017) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines defeated teammate Ed Krawiec in […]

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Movistar Yamaha Start Spanish Showdown in Valencia

November 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha Start Spanish Showdown in Valencia

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales slowly turned up the heat at the first free practice sessions of the Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana. As the temperatures rose, the teammates upped their […]

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Suzuki In Good Shape On First Day At Valencia

November 13, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Suzuki In Good Shape On First Day At Valencia

Team Suzuki Press Office – November 10. Andrea Iannone: P4 – 1’31.045 +0.405 Alex Rins: P16 – 1’31.876 +1.236 The first day in Valencia is shaping up well for Andrea Iannone, who led this morning’s […]

Group Rider? Our Review of Road-Lynx Phone App

November 12, 2017 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on Group Rider? Our Review of Road-Lynx Phone App

  When I was given the opportunity to review Road-Lynx, the obvious first question I had to answer was “do people even have access to their cell phones when they’re riding?” I asked around in […]

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New Suzuki Videos From EICMA 2017 Show Online

November 10, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New Suzuki Videos From EICMA 2017 Show Online

Team Suzuki Press Office – November 10. Suzuki has produced two new videos from the EICMA 2017 Show in Italy of Team SUZUKI ECSTAR MotoGP riders Alex Rins, Andrea Iannone and Yoshimura Suzuki’s 2017 MotoAmerica […]

2018 Kawasaki Z900RS SE

Cool Wall Week #350: 2018 Kawasaki Z900RS SE

November 10, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cool Wall Week #350: 2018 Kawasaki Z900RS SE

New Cool Wall Bike Every Friday. Have You Voted Yet? No? Then Get to it… Voting Open! TRUE SPIRIT. 2018 Kawasaki Z900RS SE Review on Total Motorcycle: Introducing Kawasaki’s long-awaited retro sport model. Conceived in homage […]

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EICMA 2017: New Power Generation for KTM

November 9, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on EICMA 2017: New Power Generation for KTM

KTM pulled the covers off its all-new, production ready KTM 790 DUKE at EICMA, Milan, today (November 7, 2017) along with a KTM 790 ADVENTURE R prototype, hinting how the Austrian firm’s model line-up will […]

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Movistar Yamaha Make Ready for Final 2017 MotoGP Race

November 8, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha Make Ready for Final 2017 MotoGP Race

The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP riders Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi return to Spain for Sunday’s 2017 MotoGP World Championship finale, the Gran Premio de la Comunitat Valenciana. Viñales arrives in his home country determined to […]

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Graham Jarvis Wins Hixpania Hard Enduro 2017

November 7, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Graham Jarvis Wins Hixpania Hard Enduro 2017

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing rider Graham Jarvis has claimed victory at the 2017 Hixpania Hard Enduro in northern Spain. Putting in one of his season’s best rides, Graham’s teammate Billy Bolt finished fourth overall. […]

2018 Ural Gear Up

Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Ural Motorcycle Lineup

November 6, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Ural Motorcycle Lineup

Tough. Rugged. Russian. With their truly go-anywhere design, two-wheel drive traction and simple mechanics, the 2018 URAL qualifies as the top true dual-sport/adventure bike out there. Plus, you can bring a friend, wife or dog […]

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Bad Luck for Pata Yamaha Pair in Qatar Race 1

November 6, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Bad Luck for Pata Yamaha Pair in Qatar Race 1

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team suffered from a double dose of misfortune under the floodlights in Qatar on Friday, as both riders crashed out of Race 1 after having shown real promise throughout the […]

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Twelfth place for Gagne in race one at Losail

November 6, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Twelfth place for Gagne in race one at Losail

Jake Gagne has taken twelfth place in today’s 17-lap, opening race of the 2017 WorldSBK season finale at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar, equalling his best finish in the series scored in his previous […]

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Sons Of Speed’s Third Race Thrills at New Smyrna Speedway During Daytona Biketoberfest

November 6, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Sons Of Speed’s Third Race Thrills at New Smyrna Speedway During Daytona Biketoberfest

Daytona, FL (November 3, 2017) – Billy Lane’s thrilling Sons of Speed boardtrack motorcycle race had its third running on Saturday, October 21, during the 25th Chrome Anniversary of Daytona Beach Biketoberfest. The race featured 14 daredevil motorcycle racers who […]

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Mahias Enjoys Perfect Start in WorldSSP in Qatar

November 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mahias Enjoys Perfect Start in WorldSSP in Qatar

GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team’s Lucas Mahias got off to a superb start in the hot and humid conditions at the crucial final round of the 2017 FIM Supersport World Championship in Qatar. Under the […]

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Michelin Sets New Standard in Wet and Dry Performance with the MICHELIN Road 5 Motorcycle Tire

November 3, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Michelin Sets New Standard in Wet and Dry Performance with the MICHELIN Road 5 Motorcycle Tire

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Michelin today announced the MICHELIN® Road 5, its newest motorcycle tire, designed specifically for sport touring motorcycles with patented technologies that provide riders with enhanced grip, comfort, and stability, particularly […]

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Cord Model III: 3 Wheel Retro Motorcycle

November 2, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Cord Model III: 3 Wheel Retro Motorcycle

Reviving the Cord Brand with the New Cord Model III PR Newswire CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — It has been more than 50 years since the last Cord automobile […]

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A Race to Forget: Nakagami DNF, Pawi DNF

November 2, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on A Race to Forget: Nakagami DNF, Pawi DNF

IDEMITSU Honda Team Asia’s endeavors in Malaysian Grand Prix abruptly ended on the opening lap. Local favorite Khairul Idham Pawi started well from 22nd grid, but he was hit from the inside at Turn 1, […]

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MotoGP Round 17: Malaysia Track Report

November 2, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MotoGP Round 17: Malaysia Track Report

What was the strategy for the Sepang race? When it started raining immediately before the race, we knew it would be a very difficult race, because in Friday’s wet FP2 session Dani and Marc were […]

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Talviku Wins the 2017 YZ125 bLU cRU Cup

November 2, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Talviku Wins the 2017 YZ125 bLU cRU Cup

Following the success of the 2017 bLU cRU Masterclass, Yamaha Motor Europe is pleased to announce that 15-year-old Jörgen-Matthias Talviku has been carefully selected as the winner of the 2017 YZ125 bLU cRU Cup. As […]

Ice, Ice, Baby!

November 1, 2017 Aaron Heinrich Comments Off on Ice, Ice, Baby!

Ice, Ice, Baby Story by Aaron Heinrich. In states north of the Mason-Dixon line, Fall is starting to slowly give way to Winter. And as the days grow shorter and the cold lasts longer, the […]

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Pata Yamaha Aiming to End Season on a High in Qatar

November 1, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Aiming to End Season on a High in Qatar

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team are relishing the opportunity to perform at the final round of the 2017 FIM Superbike World Championship in Qatar this weekend. Having gone from strength to strength throughout the […]

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Mahias Hunting for WorldSSP Glory in Qatar

November 1, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Mahias Hunting for WorldSSP Glory in Qatar

GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team’s Lucas Mahias heads to the final round of the season in Qatar this weekend leading the 2017 FIM Supersport World Championship by 20 points. The 28-year-old French rider knows the […]