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SUZUKI LINES UP FOR ARENACROSS

December 31, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI LINES UP FOR ARENACROSS

Team Suzuki Press Office – December 31. The 2019 Arenacross indoor motocross race series gets underway in just a few weeks, when the gate drops for the opening leg of the six-round international championship in […]

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NEW 2019 RM-Z250 IMPRESSES EUROPEAN JOURNALISTS

December 31, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on NEW 2019 RM-Z250 IMPRESSES EUROPEAN JOURNALISTS

Team Suzuki Press Office – December 31. The recent official European Press Launch of the brand-new 2019 Suzuki RM-Z250 motocross machine saw leading journalists from the motorcycle media travel to Spain for three days of […]

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MOIR CLINCHES NEW ZEALAND SUZUKI TRI SERIES

December 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MOIR CLINCHES NEW ZEALAND SUZUKI TRI SERIES

Team Suzuki Press Office – December 28 Scott Moir – Suzuki GSX-R1000 – 1-5 – 1st overall. Suzuki’s Scott Moir raced his GSX-R1000 to victory in won the three-round Suzuki Series Formula One class in […]

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FULLER WINS NEW ZEALAND GIXXER CUP

December 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on FULLER WINS NEW ZEALAND GIXXER CUP

Team Suzuki Press Office – December 28. Zak Fuller – Suzuki GSX150F – 1-1 – 1st Fourteen months can seem like a lifetime for a 17-year-old, but still it’s hard to believe that it was […]

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Indian Motorcycle Boxing Week Sale 2018

December 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Indian Motorcycle Boxing Week Sale 2018

Hurry before time runs out and take advantage of our Season of Brotherhood* offer on Indian Motorcycle® parts, apparel and accessories. Now through December 31. Shop online with promo code IMCHSE18, or download the coupon and head […]

Gear Talk - Holiday Episode 2018

Gear Talk – Holiday Episode 2018

December 23, 2018 Carrie Leaverton Comments Off on Gear Talk – Holiday Episode 2018

December 2018 Close your eyes, picture a token motorcycle dude. He has a beard doesn’t he? Keep them closed. Now picture Santa. He has a beard too right? Coincidence? I think not. During the holidays […]

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Not all beasts hibernate

December 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Not all beasts hibernate

It’s been a fairly mild autumn so far but winter is fast approaching, which for many motorcyclists means putting their bike into hibernation It’s been a fairly mild autumn so far but winter is fast […]

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Top 5 Harley-Davidson moments of 2018

December 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Top 5 Harley-Davidson moments of 2018

As we reach the end of another year, we couldn’t let it pass without reflecting on some of the highlights of 2018. It’s been another memorable year for Harley-Davidson® with lots more to look forward […]

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Tickets Now Available for 2019 DAYTONA TT

December 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Tickets Now Available for 2019 DAYTONA TT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 21, 2018) – Tickets are now available for the highly-anticipated season opener of American Flat Track. The green flag drops for the DAYTONA TT on March 14, 2019 – during the historic Daytona Bike Week […]

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The BMW Group Autonomous Driving Campus: the first 450 days. Six questions for Elmar Frickenstein, Senior Vice President Automated Driving and Driver Assistance, BMW AG

December 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on The BMW Group Autonomous Driving Campus: the first 450 days. Six questions for Elmar Frickenstein, Senior Vice President Automated Driving and Driver Assistance, BMW AG

In September 2017, you and your team moved to the Autonomous Driving Campus in Unterschleissheim. What prompted the BMW Group’s decision to create this new site? We are currently experiencing the largest paradigm shift in […]

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Piaggio Group: Massimo Rivola to be Aprilia Racing CEO

December 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Piaggio Group: Massimo Rivola to be Aprilia Racing CEO

Noale, 20 December 2018 – The Piaggio Group (PIA.MI) announces that from 7 January 2019 Massimo Rivola will assume the responsibilities as CEO of Aprilia Racing. Forty-seven years old with a business degree, a motorcycle […]

Passion, Community and Support - TMW Community Forums

Passion, Community and Support – TMW Community Forums

December 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Passion, Community and Support – TMW Community Forums

There are so many great works I could use to describe our TMW motorcycle forums, but words cannot really describe the great our forum members are. Dedication, passion, community, support, selflessness, helpfulness and kindness can’t […]

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41st Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo – February 2-3, 2019

December 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 41st Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo – February 2-3, 2019

CME Feb 2-3, 2019. Don’t Miss It! Be sure to mark your calendars for the 41st Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo Feb. 2-3, 2019 at the National Western Complex.  We’ve got the country’s Largest Indoor Motorcycle Swap Meet with nearly 800 […]

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EXCITING ACTION AT NEW ZEALAND GIXXER CUP

December 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on EXCITING ACTION AT NEW ZEALAND GIXXER CUP

Team Suzuki Press Office – December 18. The fledgling New Zealand GIXXER Cup competition is gathering pace and increasing momentum, with several claims now that it is already achieving more than it did during its […]

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PIAGGIO GROUP: NEW PRODUCTION FACILITY OF THE SUBSIDIARY PFF IN BOSTON FOR ROBOTICS FOR URBAN MOBILITY

December 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on PIAGGIO GROUP: NEW PRODUCTION FACILITY OF THE SUBSIDIARY PFF IN BOSTON FOR ROBOTICS FOR URBAN MOBILITY

Positive appreciation for the venture by Massachusetts local authorities Boston, Massachusetts (USA) – Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF) – a subsidiary of Piaggio Group and the creator of the revolutionary mobile carrying device Gita® – announced […]

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MOIR CLOSES-IN ON NEW ZEALAND F1 TITLE

December 17, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MOIR CLOSES-IN ON NEW ZEALAND F1 TITLE

Team Suzuki Press Office – December 17. Scott Moir – GSX-R1000 – 4-2 – 2nd overall Suzuki’s defending F1 Champion Scott Moir has moved into contention to lift this year’s Suzuki Tri-Series Championship after finishing […]

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BMW Art & Culture announces the launch of its ninth call for applications for the BMW Residency at GOBELINS, School of Visual Arts

December 17, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Art & Culture announces the launch of its ninth call for applications for the BMW Residency at GOBELINS, School of Visual Arts

Paris – Every year since 2011, BMW Art & Culture has given an artist the opportunity to produce a photography project in a three-month residency. The project is undertaken at the GOBELINS School of Visual […]

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BMW Motorsport News – Issue 40/2018

December 17, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Motorsport News – Issue 40/2018

Whether in the DTM, the FIA World Endurance Championship, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the ABB FIA Formula E Championship or countless other championships: Week after week BMW teams and drivers around the world do […]

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New leadership for BMW Brand Management

December 17, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New leadership for BMW Brand Management

Munich. From 1 January 2019, Jens Thiemer will be the new head of BMW Brand Management. Following his degree in business studies, Thiemer (46) has gained many years of experience in automotive brand management and […]

Calgary Motorcycle Show 2018 Review

2019 Motorcycle Show Highlights- Calgary

December 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2019 Motorcycle Show Highlights- Calgary

CALGARY, AB (December 13, 2018) – The Motorcycle Show – Calgary presented by Dalton Timmis Insurance is the place where all the major manufacturers will debut their new 2019 models.  The show takes place January […]

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NEW ZEALAND GIXXER CUP KICKS OFF AT TAUPO

December 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on NEW ZEALAND GIXXER CUP KICKS OFF AT TAUPO

Team Suzuki Press Office – December 12. The fledgling New Zealand GIXXER Cup class of motorcycle road-racing picked up at the weekend where it left off in its inaugural season last year, heralding the start […]

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Dates and new models announced for the Ron Haslam Race School Experience, Honda Off-Road Centre and Dave Thorpe Adventure Centres

December 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Dates and new models announced for the Ron Haslam Race School Experience, Honda Off-Road Centre and Dave Thorpe Adventure Centres

Ron Haslam Race School takes receipt of new and updated models including the CBR500R and the CBR650R CRF450L joins Dave Thorpe Honda Off-Road Centre Official dates for all courses and experience centres have been revealed […]

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PIAGGIO GROUP: NEW PRODUCTION FACILITY OF THE SUBSIDIARY PFF IN BOSTON FOR ROBOTICS FOR URBAN MOBILITY

December 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on PIAGGIO GROUP: NEW PRODUCTION FACILITY OF THE SUBSIDIARY PFF IN BOSTON FOR ROBOTICS FOR URBAN MOBILITY

Positive appreciation for the venture by Massachusetts local authorities Boston, Massachusetts (USA) – 12 December 2018 – Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF) – a subsidiary of Piaggio Group and the creator of the revolutionary mobile carrying […]

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BMW Group Russia and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art announce the second season of the “Garage/BMW: Art/Tech Grant”

December 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Group Russia and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art announce the second season of the “Garage/BMW: Art/Tech Grant”

BMW Group Russia and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art are now accepting applications for the second round of the “Art/Tech Grant” in Russia. The “Garage/BMW: Art/Tech Grant” aims to support new aspiring artists brining IT-technology, […]

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Research project “FastCharge”: ultra-fast charging technology ready for the electrically powered vehicles of the future.

December 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Research project “FastCharge”: ultra-fast charging technology ready for the electrically powered vehicles of the future.

Jettingen-Scheppach. The industrial companies involved in the research project “FastCharge” yesterday presented the latest advancements in the field of fast and convenient energy supply for electrically powered vehicles. The prototype of a charging station with […]

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GROOMBRIDGE DEBUTS IN NEW ZEALAND SUPERBIKES

December 11, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GROOMBRIDGE DEBUTS IN NEW ZEALAND SUPERBIKES

Team Suzuki Press Office – December 11. Suzuki New Zealand-sponsored motocross rider Brad Groombridge made his road racing appearance at the weekend’s opening round of the Suzuki-supported Tri Series at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park. The […]

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BMW Group’s Driver Assistance and Autonomous Driving Development department under new leadership. Alejandro Vukotich takes over at the helm, Elmar Frickenstein to retire after handover phase

December 10, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Group’s Driver Assistance and Autonomous Driving Development department under new leadership. Alejandro Vukotich takes over at the helm, Elmar Frickenstein to retire after handover phase

Munich. On 1 January 2019, Alejandro Vukotich will take over as Senior Vice President of the BMW Group’s Driver Assistance and Autonomous Driving Development department. He is being appointed to replace Elmar Frickenstein, who has […]

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HAAKER SECURES SUPERENDURO PODIUM IN POLAND

December 10, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HAAKER SECURES SUPERENDURO PODIUM IN POLAND

ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING ENJOY PODIUM RESULT AND A RACE WIN AT SUPERENDURO SERIES OPENER The first round of the 2018/19 FIM SuperEnduro World Championship in Krakow, Poland has ended with teammates Colton Haaker […]

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BMW Group as partner of the fourth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018. BMW Art Talk about “Art in Difficult Times”.

December 10, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Group as partner of the fourth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018. BMW Art Talk about “Art in Difficult Times”.

Munich/Kochi. The BMW Group is partner of Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) since its first edition in 2012. Thisyear’s edition of KMB will take place from December 12, 2018, to March29, 2019, in 10 venues spread across […]

365 Fun Things to Do When You're Bored

365 Fun Things to Do When You Are Bored

December 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 365 Fun Things to Do When You Are Bored

Looking to kill some time this holiday? Slow work day? Maybe You just need to add more fun to your life? The Total Motorcycle’s Free Online Games Arcade is a great way to kill your […]

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EBR Motorcycles are back in limited production

December 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on EBR Motorcycles are back in limited production

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – EBR Motorcycles, the American-made superbike designed by the legendary Erik Buell, are back in limited production. “We are going to keep the iconic brand in production with specialized and performance builds.” says […]

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MATHEW CLINCHES HIS 2ND SUZUKI GIXXER TITLE IN INDIA

December 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on MATHEW CLINCHES HIS 2ND SUZUKI GIXXER TITLE IN INDIA

Team Suzuki Press Office – December 6. Joseph Mathew clinched the 2018 Suzuki Gixxer Cup Championship at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC), Greater Noida in India at the weekend; his second victory in the popular […]

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Yamalube Yamaha Rally Ready For 2019 Dakar

December 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamalube Yamaha Rally Ready For 2019 Dakar

Yamalube Yamaha Rally team riders are all-set to take on the 2019 Dakar aboard the newest edition of the WR450F Rally works machine. With this 41st edition of the prestigious event contested exclusively in Peru, […]

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HAAKER AND GOMEZ SET FOR 2019 SUPERENDURO OPENER

December 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HAAKER AND GOMEZ SET FOR 2019 SUPERENDURO OPENER

Despite an eleventh-hour injury sustained by newly crowned World Enduro Super Series champion Billy Bolt, which will prevent the British rider from taking the start of the first round of the 2018/19 FIM SuperEnduro World […]

THE JAPANESE MOTORCYCLE CUSTOMIZER CUSTOM WORKS ZON PRESENTS A SPECTACULAR CUSTOM BIKE BASED AROUND THE PROTOTYPE OF A NEW BMW MOTORRAD BOXER ENGINE

THE JAPANESE MOTORCYCLE CUSTOMIZER CUSTOM WORKS ZON PRESENTS A SPECTACULAR CUSTOM BIKE BASED AROUND THE PROTOTYPE OF A NEW BMW MOTORRAD BOXER ENGINE

December 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on THE JAPANESE MOTORCYCLE CUSTOMIZER CUSTOM WORKS ZON PRESENTS A SPECTACULAR CUSTOM BIKE BASED AROUND THE PROTOTYPE OF A NEW BMW MOTORRAD BOXER ENGINE

Japanese motorcycle customizing specialist #customworkszon presented a fascinating #custom model commissioned by #bmwmotorrad. The centerpiece of the machine is the prototype of a completely new boxer engine. CUSTOM WORKS ZON was founded by Yuichi Yoshizawa and Yoshikazu Ueda in the […]

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INDIAN MOTORCYCLE RACING ANNOUNCES 2019 AMERICAN FLAT TRACK FACTORY TEAM

December 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on INDIAN MOTORCYCLE RACING ANNOUNCES 2019 AMERICAN FLAT TRACK FACTORY TEAM

Reigning Champion #jaredmees Returns, Welcomes #briarbauman & #bronsonbauman to Indian Motorcycle Wrecking CrewBrad “The Bullet” Baker Joins Factory Team as Technical Advisor & Rider Coach MINNEAPOLIS (November 16, 2018) – Following a dominant 2018 season, where the #Indian #FTR750 won 17 of the 18 #americanflattrack (AFT) races, #Indianmotorcycle #racingtoday announced […]

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LAST 1299 PANIGALE R FINAL EDITIONS BEING DELIVERED TO DUCATI STORES

December 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on LAST 1299 PANIGALE R FINAL EDITIONS BEING DELIVERED TO DUCATI STORES

A 209 hp Superquadro 1299 engine with #racing components that pays homage to the legendary #ducati twin-cylinder power unit Top-drawer tech content and the all-new tricolour livery ensure the #1299panigalerfinaledition is set to gain cult status 2019 Ducati 1299 Panigale R […]

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NEW TEAM LINE-UP FOR SUZUKI ECSTAR AUSTRALIA SBK IN 2019

December 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on NEW TEAM LINE-UP FOR SUZUKI ECSTAR AUSTRALIA SBK IN 2019

Josh Waters and Wayne Maxwell will race GSX-R1000RR Superbikes in the 2019 & 2020 Australian Superbike Championship for Team Suzuki ECSTAR Australia. Also confirmed is Alex Phillis, who will also race on Suzuki machinery. Alex, […]

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BMW Group Canada achieves best-ever November +2.4%

December 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Group Canada achieves best-ever November +2.4%

BMW brand sales increase +4.5%. MINI brand sales decrease -9.5%. BMW electrified sales increase +33% for the year. BMW Motorrad sales decrease -26.8%   Richmond Hill, ON.  BMW Group Canada (BMW and MINI brands combined) […]

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ZACH OSBORNE CLAIMS PODIUM RESULT AT SUPERCROSS GENEVA

December 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ZACH OSBORNE CLAIMS PODIUM RESULT AT SUPERCROSS GENEVA

Representing Husqvarna Motorcycles at the 33rd running of the Supercross Geneva, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing rider Zach Osborne earned a third place result on the first night of racing in Switzerland. Suffering an early […]

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ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING MXGP PARTNER WITH DUNLOP

December 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING MXGP PARTNER WITH DUNLOP

Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Dunlop Tyres. The agreement will see the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s MXGP team benefit from the renowned tyre brand’s innovative motocross products through […]

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TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR 2019

December 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR 2019

Alex Rins: 10th – 1:38.522 (+0.577s) Joan Mir: 15th – 1:38.931 (+0.986s) Sylvain Guintoli: 22nd – 1:40.498 (+2.553s) • Alex Rins builds on Day 1’s hard work. • Joan Mir continues excellent adaptation process. • […]