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2015 Metzeler Calender - "The Gathering of Legends"

2015 Metzeler Calender - "The Gathering of Legends" | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Munich (Germany), December 4, 2014 – The 2015 METZELER calendar is titled “The Gathering of Legends” looking from behind the camera of famous American motorcycle photographer Michael Lichter, showcasing images dedicated to the largest international motorcycle rallies. Since its f... http://therideadvice.com/2015-metzeler-calender-gathering-legends/ #Metzeler, #Motorbikes, #Motorcycles
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KTM Unveils Their 2017 Range of Enduro Machines

KTM Unveils Their 2017 Range of Enduro Machines | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Another 12 months, another round of off-road motorcycle upgrades. Despite only being five months into 2016, KTM is kicking things of first with their range of enduro machines. It’s a big range of updates too with KTM claiming a massive 90 per cent of the 2017 range’s components being... http://www.therideadvice.com/ktm-unveils-their-2017-range-of-enduro-machines/ #2017, #Enduro, #Ktm
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Build Your Own Motorcycle With a Kit from Moto8ight

Build Your Own Motorcycle With a Kit from Moto8ight | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
  It’s probably the logical next step given how popular custom bikes have become and that is to build a motorcycle of your own entirely from scratch. We have kit homes and kit cars, now new startup Moto8ight is offering people that are handy with tools the opportunity to build their... http://www.therideadvice.com/build-motorcycle-kit/ #Custom, #Kit, #Suzuki
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Build Your Own Exhaust With Two Brothers Racing

Build Your Own Exhaust With Two Brothers Racing | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
You may have noticed there’s a lot of new motorcycles coming out lately (half of which seem to be from Yamaha). That means if you’re a person who likes to get an aftermarket exhaust bolted on straight away, you might need to wait a while until one is designed by the big brands... http://www.therideadvice.com/build-exhaust-two-brothers-racing/ #Custom, #Exhaust, #TwoBrothersRacing
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The Honda Navi is a $650 Grom'esque Bike for India

The Honda Navi is a $650 Grom'esque Bike for India | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
The little Honda Grom has earned somewhat of a cult following not only because it’s so small and nimble but also because of how cheap it is. But you can always go cheaper and Honda has just released a new bike for the Indian market and for a price equivalent to US $650. The Honda Navi as... http://www.therideadvice.com/honda-navi-650-gromesque-bike-india/ #Grom, #Honda, #Navi
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Bikers, Lay Off the Road Rage. You won't Win, Ever.

Bikers, Lay Off the Road Rage. You won't Win, Ever. | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Irish comedian Dylan Moran put it so well – people will apologise profusely if they accidentally bump into one another when walking down the street, but the slightest indiscretion while driving in a car turns people into raging homicidal maniacs. Whatever the reasons for road rage, as a... http://www.therideadvice.com/bikers-lay-off-road-rage-wont-win-ever/ #RoadRage
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Viking Cycle Warrior Jacket Review

Viking Cycle Warrior Jacket Review | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
I tend not to care too much about how I look riding on my bike, as long as what I wear is comfortable and adds to my safety. That said, riding around on a cruiser wearing a brightly coloured sportsbike jacket does look a bit silly, so having a classically styled leather jacket doesn’t go... http://www.therideadvice.com/vikingcycle-warrior-jacket-review/ #Cruiser, #Jacket
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Watch Guy Martin Take on David Coulthard at Silverstone

Watch Guy Martin Take on David Coulthard at Silverstone | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Yes, bike versus car comparisons are pretty boring and stupid – both machines have their advantages and disadvantages on the track that we’ve known about forever and a day. And yet, there’s always something special about seeing anything go up against a Formula 1 car –... http://www.therideadvice.com/watch-guy-martin-take-david-coulthard-silverstone/ #Coulthard, #F1, #GuyMartin, #S1000Rr
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Victory Octane vs Indian Scout vs Harley-Davidson Sportster Comparison

Victory Octane vs Indian Scout vs Harley-Davidson Sportster Comparison | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Just announced a few weeks ago, the Victory Octane looks set to capture a new generation of cruiser riders in America. It will be Victory’s most powerful, fastest and lightest bike yet – all the while being the cheapest, too. And while the Victory Octane does have many similarities... http://www.therideadvice.com/victory-octane-vs-indian-scout-vs-harley-davidson-sportster/ #1200, #Custom, #HarleyDavidson, #Indian, #Octane, #Scout, #Sportster, #Victory
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Samsung Unveils 'Smart Windshield' to Keep Riders' Eye Ahead

Samsung Unveils 'Smart Windshield' to Keep Riders' Eye Ahead | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Many new generation ‘smart helmets’ with heads up displays are in the pipeline, promising to deliver information directly in the rider’s eyesight. The criticism of this though is that it could lead to distraction – and many riders flat out refuse to even consider... http://www.therideadvice.com/samsung-unveils-smart-windshield-keep-riders-eye-ahead/ #Hud, #SmartHelmet, #SmartWindshield
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Mike Schram Becomes the Youngest Person to Circumnagivate the World on a Motorcycle

Mike Schram Becomes the Youngest Person to Circumnagivate the World on a Motorcycle | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Australian Mike Schram has just become the youngest person ever to circumnavigate the world on a motorcycle. After setting out on the journey at 16 years of age in 2012 along with his parents, Aad and Jeannette, Mike only last week crossed the finish line at the Great Ocean Road in Victoria,... http://www.therideadvice.com/mike-schram-becomes-youngest-person-circumnagivate-world-motorcycle/ #Circumnavigation, #MikeSchram
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KLX250S Project Bike - March Update

KLX250S Project Bike - March Update | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Since we first introduced our KLX250S project bike last October, we’ve tinkered here and there with it. March marks out first major update to the bike which sees us install a new bar, bar risers, sprocket, chain, new hand guards, grips and skid plate. It adds up to quite a lot and all of... http://www.therideadvice.com/klx250s-project-bike-march-update/ #DualSport, #Kawasaki, #Klx250S, #StatesMx, #Supermoto
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Jack Daniel's Special Edition Indian Motorcycles Sell out in 24 Hours

Jack Daniel's Special Edition Indian Motorcycles Sell out in 24 Hours | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Coinciding with the announcement of the new Indian Springfield, Indian Motorcycles also announced two special edition bikes based on the Springfield and the Chief Vintage that paid homage to Jack Daniel Distillery in the year of their 150th anniversary. Only 149 of each bike would be made... http://www.therideadvice.com/jack-daniels-special-edition-indian-motorcycles-sell-24-hours/ #ChiefVintage, #IndianMotorcycles, #Springfield
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Indian Unveils 'The Redeemer' a Custom Chieftain Dark Horse

Indian Unveils 'The Redeemer' a Custom Chieftain Dark Horse | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Just a 48 hours after announcing the release of the their new Chieftain Dark Horse, Indian Motorcycles has today unveiled a custom build of their new machine called ‘The Redeemer’. It has been developed by Hollister Powersports in California and is designed to show off the ... http://www.therideadvice.com/indian-unveils-redeemer-custom-chieftan-dark-hose/ #Chieftain, #DarkHorse, #IndianMotorcycles
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BMW Offers “Intelligent Emergency Call” in Motorcycles for First Time

BMW Offers “Intelligent Emergency Call” in Motorcycles for First Time | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
BMW has always been at the forefront of safety, both on four wheels and two and now for the first time from any manufacturer, the German manufacturer is offering integrated emergency response systems into a bike. The system has proved so beneficial in its use in Europe since 1999 that it will be... http://www.therideadvice.com/bmw-offers-intelligent-emergency-call-motorcycles-first-time/ #BmwMottorad, #Ecall
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HJC and Marvel Comics Unite for Officially Licensed Graphic Helmets

HJC and Marvel Comics Unite for Officially Licensed Graphic Helmets | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Squids are going to love this – and it may even persuade some non-helmet wearing folk out there to don a lid. Marvel Comics, creators of art house films such as The Avengers, Iron Man and Captain America have announced the first or three officially licensed graphic helmets which will be... http://www.therideadvice.com/hjc-marvel-comics-officially-licensed-graphic-helmets/ #Helmet, #Hjc
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BMW to Release a Mini GS Based on Their Upcoming G310R Learner Bike

BMW to Release a Mini GS Based on Their Upcoming G310R Learner Bike | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
BMW’s first real foray into the learner bike market hasn’t even hit showrooms yet, but already there’s a confirmation of sorts that the German manufacturers’ tie up with Indian firm TVS will see a GS adventure bike using the same engine and platform as soon as next year.... http://www.therideadvice.com/bmw-to-release-a-mini-gs-based-on-their-upcoming-g310r-learner-bike/
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Yamaha Shows off Futuristic Scooter Concept

Yamaha Shows off Futuristic Scooter Concept | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Yamaha has been investing in motorcycles probably more than any other brand recently and have shown off a number of interesting concepts in recent times, including the soon to be released MTW-9 three wheeler. Now they’re giving another two wheeled category – scooters – some... http://www.therideadvice.com/yamaha-shows-futuristic-scooter-concept/ #Concept, #Yamaha
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Learn to Ride a Motorcycle with an English Accent

Learn to Ride a Motorcycle with an English Accent | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Some of the local constabulary in the English town of Hampshire have decided to do their bit by creating and uploading some instructional videos as they tootle around town. While the videos aren’t going to teach you too many tricks if you’re an experienced rider, they’re no ... http://www.therideadvice.com/learn-ride-motorcycle-english-accent/ #Besafebeseen, #Motorcycles, #Training
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KTM Confirms new Parallel Twin Platform on the Way

KTM Confirms new Parallel Twin Platform on the Way | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
KTM has published its annual financial report today for the 2015 year, and among the various bits of financial information (which shows that KTM is in a very healthy position) is some minor news on upcoming product releases for what it describes as a ‘revolutionary 2-cylinder engine... http://www.therideadvice.com/ktm-confirms-new-parallel-twin-motorcycle-way/ #Duke, #Husqvarna, #Ktm, #Svartpilen, #Vitpilen
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MV Agusta Announces Restructure in Face of Financial Concerns

MV Agusta Announces Restructure in Face of Financial Concerns | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
So it turns out those rumours in the Italian press last month regarding MV Agusta being unable to repay up to €40 million of debt to creditors were at least partially true. Today, MV Agusta has announced a large corporate restructure in order to satisfy the concerns of those creditors and to hop... http://www.therideadvice.com/mv-agusta-announces-restructure-face-liquidity-concerns/ #Mercedes, #MvAgusta
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Honda Teases New Concepts, But Will They Actually Build Them?

Honda Teases New Concepts, But Will They Actually Build Them? | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
There’s a number of motorcycle shows happening in Japan at the moment, but the biggest is the Osaka Motorcycle Show. It’s here that Honda has unveiled a number of concepts and ‘prototypes’ – some good, some bland and some we’ve seen before. The question is ... http://www.therideadvice.com/honda-teases-new-concepts-will-actually-build/ #AfricaTwin, #Cb1100, #CrfRally
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Royal Enfield Himalayan Pricing Announced in India, Equivalent to US$2,230

Royal Enfield Himalayan Pricing Announced in India, Equivalent to US$2,230 | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
The new Royal Enfield Himalayan looks set to be an extremely popular model in India and will no doubt fit a niche in the western world too. And if it were priced according to what it costs in India, it’d be a smash hit. Pricing has just been announced for India, with the Himalayan priced... http://www.therideadvice.com/royal-enfield-himalayan-pricing-announced-india-equivalent-us2230/ #ContinentalGt, #Himalayan, #RoyalEnfield
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Could Graphene be Used to Make Motorcycle Tyres Grip Better in Corners?

Could Graphene be Used to Make Motorcycle Tyres Grip Better in Corners? | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
Graphene has been touted as the now wonder material for many years and we’re now seeing more and more use of it in consumer applications. One such new use has been introduced by Vittoria, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of bicycle tires. The new technique introduced will sup... http://www.therideadvice.com/graphene-used-make-motorycle-tyres-grip-better-corners/ #Graphene, #Tires, #Tyres
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Mark Oliver Hawkins's curator insight, March 17, 2016 4:01 AM
Interesting read, I'd like to see better grip in the wet, especially in the UK. Maybe one day...
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2016 Ducati 959 Panigale Street Review

2016 Ducati 959 Panigale Street Review | Motorcycle News | Scoop.it
When the Ducati 959 Panigale was announced late last year, I’ll be the first to admit to a healthy dose of cynicism.  Here was Ducati’s ‘little’ sportsbike being upgraded to now less than 50cc off the size of a litre bike. But once you put a leg over the 959 Panigale, all ... http://www.therideadvice.com/2016-ducati-959-panigale-street-review/
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