Motorcycle Technology

December 2021 – Roadracing World Magazine

On the front cover: Nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi rode his Yamaha YZR-M1 during the last MotoGP weekend of his career, at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia, Spain. Photo courtesy of Petronas Yamaha. Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology is THE definitive source for motorcycle racing, riding and technology information. …

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Stores: Steady Garage, in the November issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World: When American Honda presented its all-new 2022 Grom model to reporters, the company let them go on the narrow mountain roads of the Angeles National Forest, north of Los Angeles. And for a base of …

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Driving KTM’s $ 38,999 RC 8C, in November issue – Roadracing World Magazine

Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World: “The large group of riders gathered in the pit lane of the Jerez circuit, eagerly awaiting the blue garage doors to roll and unveil their new 2022 KTM RC 8C track bikes. finally opened, they revealed a fleet of 25 KTM …

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Where to Ride in December: Track Days, Schools and Races – Roadracing World Magazine

The following track days, riding schools and racing events are scheduled by organizations based in the United States and Canada in December 2021. Motorcycle track days, riding schools and races are published under the Events Calendar tab on the home page of this website, or you can go directly to …

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2022 Trackday Directory: Submit schedules and photos by February 1 – Roadracing World Magazine

Roadracing World Publishing is now requesting schedule and photo submissions from track day organizers and riding school operators for the 2022 season to put in Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology magazine and the annual edition of the 2022 Roadracing World Trackday Directory. What is the World road racing directory? Check …

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Moto Guzzi presents the sporty and technological V100 Mandello – roadracing world magazine

THE MOTO GUZZI V100 MANDELLO IS UNVEILED EXCLUSIVELY AT EICMA MOTO GUZZI LEADS THE WAY TO THE INNOVATION OF THE MOTORCYCLE OF THE FUTURE WITH A COMPLETE, POWERFUL, COMFORTABLE AND FUN BIKE EQUIPPED WITH PREMIUM QUALITY TECHNOLOGY THE WORLD’S FIRST BIKE TO OFFER ADAPTIVE AERODYNAMICS. THE FIRST MOTO GUZZI TO …

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The greatest motorcycles of the 21st century to date

Let’s take a trip down memory lane and see what has changed in the two-wheeler industry, and take a look at some of the best motorcycles of the century. Since the dawn of the new century, motorcycle manufacturers have offered one excellent ride after another. And with each of the …

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Racing History: Harley-Davidson’s Top Secret World Superbike and MotoGP Project – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World: Just over 20 years ago, a series of high-level management meetings were held at Harley-Davidson’s corporate headquarters in Milwaukee, on the shores of Lake Michigan. During these encounters, there were two opposing factions. First, the …

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Dyno Testing: Chasing Missing Power, in the November issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World: How powerful is the newest Ducati Streetfighter? The answer depends on the equipment you are in. The question arose when Roadracing World tested a 2021 Ducati Streetfighter kit, which felt as fast as anything on …

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New Lightweight Motorcycle Dash Camera from Star Pickers

Today there is a new Star Pickers gadget on the record. It’s the equivalent of a dash cam for motorcycles – and the brand hopes it will create a safer riding environment for bikers around the world. “Rider Log is a sensor-based mobility control system”, KoreaItTimes report states. “It checks …

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KTM: Semi-active suspension reprogrammed for 2022

Today, KTM has a new SAT to brag about – and we’re told they’re slapping it in new nudes that will be shown by the end of this month. Let’s get into it. The Press release stipulate that “The Suspension Control Unit (SCU) adjusts damping rates with real-time magnetic valves …

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Heavy Metal: BMW R 18 B and R 18 Transcontinental, in the November issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the November 2021 issue of Roadracing World: “El Hefe was tearing the guitar from the ‘We Called It America’ intro apart when the little Marshall 25w speakers in the front of the fairing were drowned out by a terrible cacophony as the …

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Norton Motorcycles opens new global headquarters

ANI | Update: November 12, 2021 10:39 AM STI Solar park (Solihull) [United Kingdom], Nov. 12 (ANI / NewsView): Norton Motorcycles has announced the completion of its new global headquarters. The brand new facility houses state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities and the company’s new global design and R&D center.It is a key …

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November 2021 – Roadracing World Magazine

On the front cover: Race editor Chris Ulrich rides KTM’s RC 8C wild track bike in Jerez, Spain, while his gear bag and leathers hang out and relax in Minneapolis, courtesy of Delta Airlines. Photo courtesy of KTM. Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology is THE definitive source for motorcycle racing, …

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Aegis Rider: Prototype goggles teach motorcyclists how to lean into a corner

Let’s face it; in a perfect world everyone would figure out how to descend and lean in a curve (we might also have cheaper ARCH motorcycles and a surplus of racing tracks available to hit top speeds for free, but i digress from subject). Unfortunately, the motorcycling community is full …

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These are the most underrated ’80s Honda motorcycles

The 1980s were a decade that brought great advances in motorcycle technology. Indeed, many new designs were under development, with manufacturers pushing their machines into new performance categories. Honda’s exposure to the American market was significant during this decade, with the manufacturer producing a large number of legendary motorcycles. Without …

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Electric Motorcycle Company Advances Clean Tech

Damon Motors Inc. of British Columbia is developing advanced electric motorcycle technology that will advance clean transportation technology and create new jobs with support from the CleanBC Go Electric Advanced Research and Commercialization (ARC) program. Bruce Ralston, Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, who attended a recent groundbreaking …

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The Hammerhead 1190 and the New Buell Motorcycle Co.

The return of Buell Motorcycle Co. is set to begin, with the relaunched brand announcing production of the new 2022 Hammerhead 1190 superbike which will begin on November 1. Based on the EBR 1190RX, the Hammerhead will be produced in Grand Rapids, Mich., And offered through an online reservation and …

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Avon 3D Ultra Xtreme tyres, tried and tested in the September 2021 issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the September 2021 issue of Roadracing World: “My wife Sandy is a long time supporter of my racing habits and recently told me she was impressed when many years ago I ordered Avon tires shipped from England for my old Kawasaki EX500. …

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Designer reinvents iconic Akira motorcycle

We recently talked about the 5 Classic Motorcycle Movies You Must Watch and in that list was the cyberpunk sci-fi anime Akira. Some of you may have watched this movie before and are intimately familiar with Kaneda’s bike, the bright red tourer / hot rod / superbike featured prominently in …

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11 automobile museums in Europe

As it is no longer a question of celebrating the product, the car-object, the trend concept is to create extended experience platforms more than the usual museums, where the present of the automobile is combined with its past. and the opportunity is given to learn more about its future. Sometimes …

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SMOOT Unveils New Smart EV Concept With Exchangeable Battery Innovation

Copyright 2021 PR Newswire. All rights reserved2021-08-02 Jakarta, Indonesia, August 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – PT Smoot Motor Indonesia (SMI) proudly launched its eco-friendly smart electric vehicle called SMOOTH. The Indonesian-made electric motorcycle embodies the exclusive battery exchange technology invented by PT Swap Energi Indonesia. This technology allows users …

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Harley-Davidson launches H-D1, an online used platform

On July 21, Harley-Davidson announced the first step of a new online customer engagement initiative in the form of its H-D1 Marketplace. The online platform brings together the search, sale and purchase of used Harley-Davidson motorcycles through North America. Backed by its extensive dealer network and backed by the Harley-Davidson …

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New Harley-Davidson Sportster S features Revolution Max 1250 V-Twin engine – Roadracing World Magazine

THE NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON® SPORTSTER® S MODEL DELIVERS UNPARALLELED PERFORMANCE Next Generation Sportster Motorcycle Combines Unbridled Power With Contemporary Technology MILWAUKEE (July 13, 2021) – The Harley-Davidson® Sportster® S is an all-new custom sportbike designed to deliver an exciting riding experience and usher in a new era of Sportster performance. A …

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CPD now distributes Torrot electric motorcycles in the United States – Roadracing World Magazine

TORROT ELECTRIC EUROPA ANNOUNCES A NEW PARTNERSHIP IN THE UNITED STATES WITH CENTRAL POWERSPORTS DISTRIBUTION Girona, Spain. – Torrot Electric Europa has agreed with Central Powersports Distribution (CPD) to distribute and represent Torrot eKids Electric Minicycles and Muvi Electric Scooters in the United States. “Torrot is a long-standing manufacturer of …

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Harley-Davidson Introduces New LiveWire ONE Electric Motorcycle – Roadracing World Magazine

Introducing LiveWire ONE â„¢, the first fully electric product from the LiveWire â„¢ brand MILWAUKEE (July 8, 2021) – Today, Harley-Davidson, Inc. (“Harley-Davidson”) (NYSE: HOG) presents the evolution of LiveWire (LiveWire.com) as a standalone brand and the introduction of LiveWire ONE – the electric motorcycle designed for the urban experience, …

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Arcimoto & Lightning develop reclining electric three-wheeler – roadracing world magazine

Arcimoto and Lightning Motorcycles Begin Development of World’s Fastest Three-Wheel Reclining Electric Motorcycle Built on the platform of the Lightning LS 218 and equipped with Arcimoto’s patented reclining tricycle technology, the new electric bike will seek to set the record for the fastest three-wheeled motorcycle in Bonneville. EUGENE, Ore .– …

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Expert advice for this summer

Whether or not you think of global warming as a hoax or a gospel, one thing is indisputable: it gets hot in the summer. While air-cooled motorcycles die hard, liquid-cooled engines still need to be serviced in order to avoid overheating. Figuratively speaking, coolant is the lifeblood of your cooling …

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Hate Curtiss Hades Electric Motorcycle

Curtiss Motorcycle recently posted their latest video teaser for the Hades Electric Motorcycle, and they desperately want you to care. Yes, it’s the same Hades they teased two years ago, and yes, it still looks like a pair of steampunk goggles strapped to the underside of a donkey. The “news” …

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Honda wire clutch in the works

When the General Dynamics F-16 was introduced in the mid-1970s, it was the first production application of the so-called “fly-by-wire” flight control system, replacing conventional cables and hydraulics with electronics. The 2006 Yamaha YZF R6 was the first production motorcycle with an electrically controlled throttle. These electronic systems allow the …

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Honda Racing UK unveils Bennetts British Superbike entry

Honda’s British motorcycle racing division has unveiled its Bennetts British Superbike Championship (BSB) entrance, the Honda CBR1000RR-R 2021. The Honda Racing UK Fireblade SP has a tricolor livery, as well as the carbon fiber fenders, windshield and rear fender. 2021-Honda-CBR1000RR-R-Fireblade-SP-1 2021-Honda-CBR1000RR-R-Fireblade-SP Long-standing partners Akrapovič and Castrol, as good as Performance …

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Upgrades and latest motorcycle trends in 2021

Many advances have been made in the world of technology. Many of them have been discovered in recent years. They shape virtually every area imaginable and make major differences in our daily lives. Some of them bring significant changes to motorcycles and new opportunities for motorcyclists. It’s no secret that …

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18 new KTM 2022 bikes! • Total motorcycle

18 new KTM 2022 bikes with unmatched speed that pushes the limits of performance! Designed on the racetrack and setting new higher standards, the new 2022 KTM motorcycles are the winner’s choice. New suspension technology, traction control, launch control, variable engine mapping, new starters and advanced technological solutions. The good …

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Harley-Davidson Launches LiveWire as an Electric Motorcycle Brand – Roadracing World Magazine

Harley-Davidson launches LiveWire, the brand of electric motorcycles (www.livewire.com) MILWAUKEE (May 10, 2021) – Harley-Davidson, Inc. (“Harley-Davidson”) (NYSE: HOG) today announced the launch of LiveWire as a brand of fully electric motorcycles. The LiveWire brand logo. Image courtesy Harley-Davidson. LiveWire is more than a motorcycle. LiveWire plans to redefine the …

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Energica says 15-minute 85% charge isn’t far

As electric mobility technology increases, many people are wondering when electric motorcycles will be competitive with their internal combustion counterparts. For the most part, charging times and range are the key parameters that people worry about. If motorcyclists embrace electric mobility en masse, electric motorcycles will need to compare well …

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May 2021 – Roadracing World Magazine

Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology is THE definitive source for motorcycle racing, riding and technology information. Roadracing World and motorcycle technology The magazine is available in print and digital formats. SUBSCRIBE NOW. Or call (909) 654-4779 to subscribe, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. Log in …

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Honda files patent for power steering system

The autonomous automobile, or autonomous vehicle (AV), is slowly but steadily creeping into reality, with Honda releasing the first Level 3 AV available to the public in 2021. With only 100 available to select customers in Japan alone, the Honda Legend will enable drivers take their eyes off the road …

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We hire! | Rider’s magazine

Do you like motorcycles? Are you curious, adventurous and hardworking? Do you like challenges? Are you creative, detail-oriented, and good at problem solving? Are you experienced in creating written and visual content for multiple platforms including print, web, and social media? Do you like to travel and experience multi-day motorcycle …

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Case Study: Triumph TE-1 Project

Developers of remarkable new electric motorcycle discuss intricacies of test program for landmark project In May 2019, a new collaborative project was initiated between Triumph Motorcycles, Williams Advanced Engineering, Integral Powertrain and WMG at the University of Warwick, to design and build high performance electric motorcycle technology. After the completion …

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April 2021 – Roadracing World Magazine

Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology is THE definitive source for motorcycle racing, riding and technology information. Roadracing World and motorcycle technology The magazine is available in print and digital formats. SUBSCRIBE NOW. Or call (909) 654-4779 to subscribe, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. Log in …

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Hanging with Bobby Fong, in the March issue – Roadracing World Magazine

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. Featured in the March 2021 issue of Roadracing World: There were times when Bobby Fong found himself facing the possibility that his racing career was over, but he never gave up. That perseverance led the 29-year-old to become the 2019 MotoAmerica Supersport Champion and …

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The OFS museum hosts exhibitions of motorcyclists

When I think of pre-COVID airports, I think of facilities crowded with people, security, airplanes, and long queues. What I don’t think about is stumbling upon a museum with interesting exhibits on motorcyclists in the terminals of the establishment. But that’s exactly what you’ll find at San Francisco International Airport …

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March 2021 – Roadracing World Magazine

Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology is THE definitive source for motorcycle racing, riding and technology information. World of road racing and motorcycle technology The magazine is available in print and digital format. SUBSCRIBE NOW. Or call (909) 654-4779 to subscribe, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday through Friday. …

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