• Trev’s 2018 TT Trip Part One | Triumph Factory Visit
    by Trev on May 25, 2020 at 3:00 am

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  • Moto Guzzi Zigolo | A breakthrough design that proved very successful
    by Phil Aynsley on May 25, 2020 at 12:42 am

    Moto Guzzi Zigolo With Phil Aynsley This neat little machine was the first (more or less), fully enclosed motorcycle design to actually sell in large numbers, Moto Guzzi shifted just under 130,000 Zigolo scooters over its 13 year production span. Introduced in 1953 the Zigolo was designed to be a low cost step up from The post Moto Guzzi Zigolo | A breakthrough design that proved very successful appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Around the world with The Bear | Part 32 | North Carolina to South Dakota
    by Peter Thoeming on May 24, 2020 at 9:16 am

    Around the world with The Bear – Part 32 The King of Every Kingdom Around the world on a very small motorcycle With J. Peter “The Bear” Thoeming I stay at the YMCA… da da da da dah YMCA… And I get a lesson in race relations. The Blue Ridge Parkway was next, a bit The post Around the world with The Bear | Part 32 | North Carolina to South Dakota appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Joan Mir talks about getting back on the bikes and returning to racing
    by Motorcycle News on May 24, 2020 at 8:14 am

    Joan Mir Interview By Eric Johnson The Principality of Andorra, a microstate of 77,006 inhabitants on the Iberian Peninsula in the Eastern Pyrenees and bordered by France to the north and Spain to the south, is a wonderful place and the locale where  we tracked down one currently exiled MotoGP racer Joan Mir. Currently high-centered The post Joan Mir talks about getting back on the bikes and returning to racing appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Harley-Davidson resumes production but faces tough decisions
    by Trev on May 22, 2020 at 6:04 am

    A quick focus on Harley-Davidson Market Data Harley-Davidson posted earnings of $69.7 million USD in the first quarter of 2020, compared to $127.9 million USD during the opening quarter of 2019. Harley sold 49,151 motorcycles in the first quarter of 2019, but this year’s figures contracted by a further 17.7 per cent during Q1 2020 The post Harley-Davidson resumes production but faces tough decisions appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition
    by Trev on May 22, 2020 at 12:40 am

    Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition The first fruit borne from Triumph’s collaboration with EON Productions for the 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die, was revealed overnight in the form of a Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition. Limited to 250 units, only seven of which are heading to Australia, the blacked out Scrambler will be The post Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond Edition appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Husqvarna Svartpilen and Vitpilen 701 safety recall
    by Motorcycle News on May 21, 2020 at 10:34 pm

    Motorcycle Recall Notice PRA No. – 2020/18294 Date published – 21 May 2020 Supplier – Husqvarna Traders who sold this product – Authorised Husqvarna Motorcycle dealers Where the product was sold – Nationally Dates available for sale – 1 May 2018 – 8 April 2020 Husqvarna Svartpilen (2019-2020) Husqvarna Svartpilen (2018-2020) Click here for VIN List 175 The post Husqvarna Svartpilen and Vitpilen 701 safety recall appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Honda went road racing; came, saw and quickly conquered….
    by Motorcycle News on May 21, 2020 at 10:57 am

    The story of Honda’s early years of racing is so legendary you could almost dismiss it as myth.. By Mat Oxley In June 1959 Honda entered its first World Championship race, the Isle of Man Ultra-Lightweight TT. In 1960 Honda contested its first World Championship season, achieving its first podiums. In 1961 Honda scored its The post Honda went road racing; came, saw and quickly conquered…. appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Moto Morini
    by Phil Aynsley on May 21, 2020 at 2:13 am

    Moto Morini The early years With Phil Aynsley One of the more famous marques of the many to come from the Bologna region in Italy is Moto Morini. Alfonso Morini opened a workshop in 1914, then served with an army motorcycle unit during WWI. He raced motorcycles during the 1920s, and in 1925 was employed The post Moto Morini appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Twisted ASBK Interviews | Bryan Staring
    by Trev on May 21, 2020 at 2:07 am

    Twisted ASBK Interviews With the current break in racing activity we thought it a good idea to start rolling out this series that I have dubbed ‘Twisted ASBK Interviews’.  This is a somewhat comedic departure from the norm that hopes to shed some light into the personalities of ASBK Superbike riders. Some of these were The post Twisted ASBK Interviews | Bryan Staring appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Ducati Superleggera V4 production underway
    by Trev on May 20, 2020 at 4:30 am

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  • MV Agusta Rush 1000
    by Trev on May 20, 2020 at 2:14 am

    MV Agusta Rush 1000 MV Agusta will start the production of its Rush 1000 drag inspired naked bike in June this year. The first machines are expected to roll out of the Lake Varese hangars towards the end of the same month, ready for the well-heeled owners who pre-ordered their Rush 1000. The mean looking The post MV Agusta Rush 1000 appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Laverda’s attempt to compete with Vespa and Lambretta
    by Phil Aynsley on May 20, 2020 at 1:57 am

    Laverda is more famous to big chesty twins and triples, but they also had a crack at the scooter market… The post Laverda’s attempt to compete with Vespa and Lambretta appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Around the world with The Bear | Part 31 | New York to Blue Ridge
    by Peter Thoeming on May 20, 2020 at 1:04 am

    Motorcycle Touring The King of Every Kingdom Around the world on a very small motorcycle With J. Peter “The Bear” Thoeming Leaving New York I’d have to glue my tank up again – more than once – but I scored a Marine Corps sticker from a newfound friend and I met the pilot of Air The post Around the world with The Bear | Part 31 | New York to Blue Ridge appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • Twisted ASBK Interviews | Matt Walters
    by Trev on May 19, 2020 at 9:34 am

    Twisted ASBK Interviews With the current break in racing activity we thought it a good idea to start rolling out this series that I have dubbed ‘Twisted ASBK Interviews’.  This is a somewhat comedic departure from the norm that hopes to shed some light into the personalities of ASBK Superbike riders. Some of these were The post Twisted ASBK Interviews | Matt Walters appeared first on MCNews.com.au.

  • New team being put in place at Ducati Australia
    by Trev on May 19, 2020 at 4:05 am

    Ducati Australia With Ducati Italy taking over of the distributorship of Ducati motorcycles in Australia from NF Importers, the factory have taken the opportunity to review the local management structure. Alana Baratto has moved from her position as Marketing Manager for KTM Australia to be appointed as Ducati’s Head Of Marketing for Australia and New The post New team being put in place at Ducati Australia appeared first on MCNews.com.au.