Victory Announces The Return Of The Magnum X-1 For 2016

Victory Announces The Return Of The Magnum X-1 For 2016

From a Victory press release: Victory Motorcycles announces the return of the Magnum X-1 – the loudest Victory Bagger ever built, designed for serious music and motorcycle fans. As the 2015 model quickly sold out upon its introduction last year, the new 2016 Magnum X-1 Stealth Edition hits the scene powered by a 200-watt 10-speaker surround sound audio system. Loaded with custom features such as billet wheels, a monochrome paint scheme featuring color-matched components and LED lighting,…

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MWGP Announces New Class For Bikes At Least 15 Years Old

MWGP Announces New Class For Bikes At Least 15 Years Old

Time to dust off your first-gen R1, RC51, SV650, or even your FZR400 – MotoWest GP has introduced its newest class: Formula 15. More details below, from MWGP’s official press release. MWGP Announces their NEW Formula 15 Class Any motorcycle 15 years or older by model/engine year (or like construction), except for singles, which have no age restriction. Formula rules, no fuel or tire restrictions. Overall points eligible. The idea is a performance index class that pits all kinds…

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Harley-Davidson Announces Two Additional 2016 Models

Harley-Davidson Announces Two Additional 2016 Models

In a year that sees Harley-Davidson list a total of 38 motorcycle models, the Motor Company has decided to add two more muscular choices to the list. The 2016 Low Rider S enters the fray as the the most powerful non-CVO Dyna cruiser ever offered by Harley-Davidson. Similarly, the exclusive CVO line gets a new stylishly aggressive (or is that aggressively stylish) member in the form of the 2016 CVO Pro Street Breakout, delivering drag-bike…

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Ducati Announces Record of 54,800 Motorcycles Sold in 2015

Ducati is celebrating its best ever year with a record 54,800 motorcycles sold through 2015, a 22% increase over 2014. The U.S. remains Ducati’s largest market, with sales up increasing by 14% compared to 2014. The Italian brand also declared significant sales increases across Europe including a 53% increase in its home market, a 37% increase in the U.K., a 24% increase in Germany and a 22% increase in France. Sales were also up 14%…

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MINI Introduces 2016 John Cooper Works Convertible, Announces Pricing For Rest Of Convertible Lineup

MINI USA today revealed the performance-oriented John Cooper Works version of its redesigned convertible, and announced pricing for the rest of the convertible lineup. The base MINI Cooper convertible will run $ 26,800, the Cooper S will cost $ 30,450, and the John Cooper Works model will be priced at $ 36,450. The starting price is $ 250 above the… High Gear Media Network Feed

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BikeSheath Announces Batwing Fairing Covers For Harley Touring Models + Video

From a BikeSheath press release: The FairingSheath is designed specifically for the Harley-Davidson “Batwing” Fairing. It fits Street Glide and Electra Glide model fairings. The FairingSheath covers the exterior of the fairing, including the headlight and windshield. It also covers all of your gauges and radio on the interior side of the fairing. It is made of the same waterproof material as used on the BikeSheath® brand seat/tank covers and comes in the same accent…

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Kia Announces Drive Wise Autonomous Tech, Says True Self-Driving Car Here Within 15 Years

So far, autonomous car research has been the domain of the luxury automakers but we’re starting to see more mainstream brands embrace the technology as the realization grows that fully self-driving cars are going to be a reality in the next decade or two. While brands like Mercedes-Benz, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] and Volvo are leading the… High Gear Media Network Feed

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NHTSA Officially Announces 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1, YZF-R1M Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has officially announced the recall on 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M models to correct a problem with their transmissions. As we previously reported, the issue may cause the second, third and fourth gears to break under excessive stress. The recall affects 2,921 motorcycles in the U.S. From a letter Yamaha released, we know the second gear wheel and pinion gears may break when put under high stress or from…

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EMD Announces New Sherman Rocker Covers For Harley-Davidson Twin Cam Engines

Modified from an EMD press release: Esteves Motorcycles Design (EMD) is a France-based company that designs and manufactures a wide range of engine covers, primary covers and other accessories for Harley-Davidsons and custom motorcycles. Its newest product is the Sherman rocker cover for all 1999-present Harley-Davidson Twin Cam models. A bolt-on replacement, the Sherman rocker cover is made from cast aluminum with CNC-milled gasket surfaces. The covers are compatible with the OEM hardware and come…

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CSC Announces Changes To 2016 RX3

For the 2016 model year, the CSC RX3 will receive an adjustable front fork as standard equipment. Other new features include gold anodizing on the forks, two new colors, a new handlebar finish and bar-end weights, and new graphics. Sahara Orange and Sierra Silver are the new color options for 2016, though CSC will continue to offer the 2015 colors Garnet Red and Ice White as well. For those not familiar, the CSC RX3 is a…

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