Is this a sign that the market is recovering?
BMW has announced that it’s already beaten last year’s total motorcycle sales figures a full month before the end of the year.
By the end of November the firm had sold 108,872 bikes, around 2500 more than its total 12-month sales for 2012.
Heiner Faust, BMW Motorrad Head of Sales and Marketing, said: ... Continue reading
Designed to fit under your gear to keep you toasty
HEATED clothing specialist Keis has released its first pair of heated trousers, the X2's.
Designed to be worn under leather or textile motorcycle clothing, the soft-shell material is fully washable and provides ‘39 watts of heat’, drawing 3.25 amps from the motorcycle battery.
The X2s can be connected directly to the motorcycle battery or ... Continue reading
Craigslist ad offers bike and wife after she says: ‘The Harley goes or I do’
A MOTORCYCLIST has advertised his Harley-Davidson and wife for sale for $5,900 after she told home to choose between the two.
Bob White of Virginia’s Craigslist ad says: 'Wife says: “Harley goes or I go”… Your choice.'
The ad includes descriptions of both, saying the Harley Sportster has ‘Only 6,500 miles’ while the wife ... Continue reading
Save up to £700 off your Suzuki ownership if you purchase a new motorcycle
SUZUKI has announced it will be offering customers discounts on newly purchased motorcycles in 2014.
As of January 1st, more than 10 models will be included in the winter sales campaign that allows customers to choose between having £500 contributed towards their deposit, £600 worth of Suzuki accessories, or £700 towards the ... Continue reading
Mother spends a year raising money for an air ambulance trust after her friend's son is seriously injured
A woman has raised over £11,000 for an air ambulance trust after her friend’s son was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident.
Lisa Cadman of Cranleigh, 42, spent the last year raising money for Oliver Thorn, 23, who lost the use of his lower limbs after a crash on the A25 last ... Continue reading
Ten of our favourite Christmas biking gifts
CHRISTMAS shopping: easy if you know what to get, a royal pain the arse if you don't.
Fortunately, it is easy to know what to get for a motorcyclist. It's just a question of inspiration, which is where we can help.
We've sifted through hundreds of products to bring you a list of ... Continue reading
Guy Martin jokes during recent radio interview
GUY Martin has joked about the Isle of Man TT race being a warm-up for the Southern 100, whilst visiting the Motorcycle Live show at the NEC in Birmingham.
Martin won the 2013 Southern 100 Solo Champion race just 0.546 seconds ahead of Michael Dunlop, after their 8 lap, 18 minute race.
He ... Continue reading
It's our weekly caption competition. Check out everyone's funny captions and leave your own
Welcome to Visordown's weekly caption competiton, where you can show just how funny you are by adding your witty comment to the latest from our weird picture archive. This week: a man shows how attached to his bike he is. Literally.
Popular one-make series will also guest at a World Superbike round
TRIUMPH have released the calendar for the 2014 Triumph Triple Challenge which includes a round with World Superbikes at Donington Park.
The 2014 race schedule has increased from 18 to 20 races including two triple headers, one at the first round at Brands Hatch and one at Snetterton in June. The series ... Continue reading
Homage paid to Honda’s 125 for making the “Crusaders flee”
HONDA'S CG125 has recently been praised in the fourth edition of 'Azan', an English-language magazine published by al-Qaeda.
Mentioned in the Steeds of War feature, the CG125, which costs $700 (£450) in Afghanistan, is credited for helping win the war: “All Praise is due to Allah Who has made the Crusaders flee ... Continue reading
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