WHEN Moto Guzzi revealed its three “V12” concept bikes – the Le Mans, Strada and X – in 2009 there was much talk that these were the new generation of Guzzis and that the bikes were destined for production.More than two years on, that hasn
HONDA has released the first picture and details of the production version of the New Mid concept – renamed 'Integra' when it hits showrooms next year.At the moment, all the technical information relates to the bike's 700cc parallel twin engine
.According to Reuters news agency, Yamaha will halt production at its main assembly plant, to reduce output by 13,000 motorcycles as a starting point. Further reductions in production are expected over the coming months.
OK, we’re expecting disagreements over this one – after all if everyone agreed what looked good in terms of paintwork, all bikes would have the same colour scheme.Even so, here’s our shortlist for the top ten factory-supplied, production bike
MV AGUSTA has begun production on their new F3 and the Italian manufacturer has released a video demonstrating how the 1,200 components come together to create the 675cc supersport machine.Describing the process behind the assembly line, which has
WOW, it’s not often you get a statement as strong as this one from the motorcycle racing world, but last night WSB bosses basically issued a ‘hands off or we’ll have you in court’ release aimed squarely at MotoGP’s door.There has been some mumblings in the MotoGP world that the c...
Like most bikers, I enjoy riding on the road and getting a couple of trackdays in when the sun's out. I know what I'm doing on track but I'm not out there to set lap records. However on my last trackday I noticed that at least half of the garage had tyre warmers on their bike. I ...
KAWASAKI HEAVY Industries Ltd. will spend 2 billion yen (US$16 million; euro12 million) increasing its annual motorcycle production capacity in Thailand.The company aim to raise capacity at its plant in Thailand to 100,000 motorcycles a year from
HONDA JAPAN is planning to increase motorcycle production in the company's Vietnam factories by 500,000 units per year, following a £46.5 million investment.The boost in figures will see both of the company's Vietnamese plants churning out around 2
YAMAHA MOTORS have announced the company is to halt production at 11 facilities due to the effects of the global economic recession.The company said it would stop production for arund two weeks in February and March at facilities making motorcycles
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