SOME NEWS JUST IN: Electric motorcycle manufacturer Vectrix is in financial dire straits once again. Reports say the company is looking for a buyer, or possible merger, as the global economic crisis digs in.In January 2008, Visordown broke the news
FOLLOWING the recent spate of wintery weather, organisers of this year's Manchester Motorcycle Show have decided to cancel the event.A statement from the show organisers sent to Visordown reads:Commenting Howard Cartledge, Show Director, said
KTM has announced the recall of around 7,000 motorcycles, specifically models with electronic fuel injection (EFI) of the 2012/2013 model year.The manufacturer has taken the decision after concerns were raised over a possible leak in fuel hoses
This year will see the first ever "Whitley Bay Festival of Motorcycles" take place from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th August, on the Beaconsfield at Tynemouth.Organised jointly by North East Region MAG and The Avalon Hotel Whitley Bay, with the backing
A CHARITY worker has had the motorbike he used to ride through the Africa stolen by thieves when he returned to Stockport. Charles Clark, 29, used his Honda XL250 to ride almost 5,000 miles home from Tanzania after a two-year-long teaching stint. After three months riding through...
With ABS brakes set to become mandatory on bikes over 125cc in the future it's no surprise there's a flurry of development work going on at the moment – and this is one of the neatest solutions we've seen yet.Developed by Bosch's Japanese R&D department, it's an ABS unit so small...
MAC MOTORCYCLES, Britain's newest latest builder, has announced it is seriously considering using a liquid cooled Yamaha single-cylinder engine in its range of cafe racers, instead of Buell Blast's air-cooled single, as originally planned
Tescocompare.com, the comparison site, has launched a motorbike insurance comparison service. The comparison site has extended its online comparison service, which now offers consumers the opportunity to compare the motorbike insurance market with deals from 22 brokers.Uniquely, ...
WHAT do you get if you cross an airplane simulator technology, motorcycle dynamics and a bunch of safety-conscious egg-heads? The answer is a new type of motorcycle simulator that, it is hoped, will reduce the number of two-wheeled accidents
MOTORCYCLE couriers in Mexico City are doing a roaring trade with the advent of Swine Flu.Residents of the metropolis, with a population of 20-million, are too scared to venture outside and instead are opting for motorcycle couriers to fetch them
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