Tagged: New Bike Designs

Electric and Hydrogen Powered Motorcycles Getting Traction With Investors 0

Electric and Hydrogen Powered Motorcycles Getting Traction With Investors

Electric motorcycle manufacturer, Brammo, announced on Wednesday that it has raised $28 million from investors to boost development of electric motorcycle powertrain technology. So who’s kicking in all the cash? Polaris Industries, for one. Polaris is a powersports giant which makes all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and road-legal electric vehicles, and they’re obviously eyeing a step […]

Building Your Own Motorcycle – The Yamaha XS650 Cult 0

Building Your Own Motorcycle – The Yamaha XS650 Cult

It’s just about time, at least here in the wilds of the Midwest, to put the bike away for the winter, and that means a bottle of Sta-Bil , stocking in a few quarts of cheap whiskey and selecting the right winter build project. If you happen to be a man like me with a […]

Closer To The Edge – Motorcycle Speed Freaks at The Isle of Man 0

Closer To The Edge – Motorcycle Speed Freaks at The Isle of Man

Guy Martin’s story, as do most great stories, doesn’t play without some controversy. Martin is essentially the “star” of TT3D: Closer to the Edge, a documentary film about the Isle of Man TT races which examines the motivations of the riders who race the TT and risk it all to become “King of the Mountain” […]

Harley-Davidson Back In the Game, Sales Up 5 Percent in Q1 0

Harley-Davidson Back In the Game, Sales Up 5 Percent in Q1

Investors Might Be Sweaty, But The Overall Numbers Tell the Tale Harley-Davidson Inc.’s highway to more efficient manufacturing might be a tad bumpier than expected, but the overall numbers point to good news. Share prices tumbled Tuesday as investors sweated disappointing profit margins and sales from the Milwaukee-based motorcycle maker. Those gloom-and-doom worries were largely […]

A Motorcycle Truly Built to Scale 0

A Motorcycle Truly Built to Scale

Riding enthusiasts in Tennessee cut through the dragon’s curves each day, and with 318 sharp bends and curves and situated at an elevation of 1760 ft above sea level, this 11 mile stretch of road is no joy ride. The hazardous curves that give this road its handle are so famous there’s even a resort […]

Has the Electric Motorcycle Gotten A Foothold in the Market? 0

Has the Electric Motorcycle Gotten A Foothold in the Market?

The rest of the world, and particularly those in Asian countries,  have embraced two-wheeled transportation, and it remains to be seen if  consumers in North America and Europe will follow suit. High fuel costs, customer perception, and government incentives are all contributing to a growing demand for electric  motorcycles and scooters. In areas where the […]