LAUNCHING a new 200cc Duke KTM look set to increase the range of aggressive lower capacity bikes with the addition of a 350 - unfortunately both are for India only.The only small capacity bike available in Europe and outside of South Asia
HONDA have announced their racing activities for the 2012 motorsport seasons and amongst the overview of their MotoGP aspirations and HRC’s commitments is the name of Ryuichi Kiyonari under the heading of FIM Asia Road Race Championship Series
DORNA boss Carmelo Ezpeleta has indicated that Spain and the US host too many MotoGP races and they could lose one each to make way for an Asian and a South American round.In March, we reported similar sentiments from Yamaha Racing's MD Lin Jarvis.In an interview with the news ag...
BMW is set to use Husqvarna to spearhead an assault on 'emerging' bike markets in Asia and India according to Financial Times Deutschland.Quoting BMW Motorrad boss Hendrik von Kuenheim, the newspaper reveals that the firm is eyeing potential
INDONESIAN site TMCBlog has managed to scoop pictures of a new 150cc Kawasaki sports bike under test for the Indian and Asian markets.More a facelift than a new bike – there's already a 150R offered in some countries with this engine and chassis – it actually looks pretty good. T...
YAMAHA'S revamped R15 has finally been officially launched after nearly a year of spy shots and leaked design pictures.Aimed purely at the massive Indian market, the R15 replaces an existing model of the same name which effectively kick-started a passion for sports bikes in India...
THIS is Kawasaki's new Ninja 150RR and yes, it's a two stroke.Set to be officially launched next month, it's aimed at the Asian market, and is an update on an existing model that's already sold in that part of the world.Just as the Ninja 250R is based on the age-old GPZ250, the l...
GP schedule, eleven are based in Europe, with Spain alone hosting four. Jarvis feels that there should be more races taking place in South America and South-East Asia in order to reflect the commercial future of the modern motorcycle industry.The United States holds
WITH THE spectre of recession rippling around the globe, the vast powered two-wheeler markets of the Indian Subcontinent, South East Asia and China are now bracing themselves for plummeting motorcycle and scooter sales.Indian manufacturers, after
countries, where living standards are high, they're still on a distinct downward path. But what's really amazing is the enormous, and fast-growing, gulf between bike sales in Europe, America and Japan when compared to Asia. OK, so Asia might account for 60
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