Honda and Hitachi electric bike?

Honda has signed a deal with Hitachi Automotive Systems to develop and make motors for electric vehicles. While the Memorandum of Understanding doesn’t specify electric motorcycles, Honda has already confirmed it will have the EV-CUB electric scooter (pictured above) available from 2018. The move by the world’s largest motorcycle company could be a significant spark […]

Harley Davidson and the Hells Angels – A Tangled History

Harley-Davidson and the Hells Angels. Few pairings are as synonymous as those two names. The pairing of Harley Davidson and the Hells Angels is something akin to peanut butter and jelly, but sometimes it turns into oil and water. In other words, sometimes the two don’t mix. Since the formation of Hells Angels, Harley Davidson […]

SWM Silver Vase 440 scrambler review

You can save yourself a lot of hassle and money converting a small-capacity motorcycle into a scrambler by checking out the SWM Silver Vase. SWM is an Italian-made brand with Chinese financial backing, so their bikes are made with Italian design and flair, but a bargain price tag. The Silver Vase costs just $7490 on […]

History of the Suzuki T250 Motorcycle

The original Suzuki T250 was an upgraded version of the Suzuki T20. Many of the same parts were used on the Suzuki T250 which could easily be used as previously used parts for both the Suzuki T20 and the T10. This model by Suzuki was very competitive on both the market and the road when […]

Ducati quashes Indian bikes rumour

It didn’t take long for Ducati to quash Indian news reports that the Italian motorcycle manufacturer was considering building bikes in the sub-continent. Indian photoblogger Sundeep Gajjar with a Ducati Multistrada Several Indian news sources reported that Ducati was looking for a partner to help them build small-capacity bikes just as BMW had done with TVS […]

The Biker Style Wallet – An Overlooked Option For Men

Whenever I read an article about shopping for men’s wallets, I find a glaring omission. Seems the only styles these authors talk about are bi-folds and tri-folds, with a few nods to credit card cases sprinkled in. And I’m always left asking, what about the biker wallet? Yes, the biker wallet. It IS a distinct […]

Suzuki recalls 650 V-Strom and scooters

Suzuki has issued recalls on itsDL650 V-Strom for a battery charging issue and UK110 scooters over a sticky throttle. The voluntary safety recalls were issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The V-Strom notice says the stator coil charge may be reduced due to insufficient insulation material around the internal wiring. This could become […]

To MC Or Not to MC? Facts About Three-Piece Rocker Patches

Organized motorcycle clubs are recognized by their “colors” (custom motorcycle patches worn on their vests), in some areas these are also called “cuts.” While many motorcycle patch varieties exist, they can be categorized into three basic groups. The one-piece patch, a single custom patch comprised of an emblem, traditionally worn on the back of a […]

Harley Milwaukee Eight engine goes black

Harley-Davidson has announced its first black Milwaukee Eight engine in the new Road King Special bagger and will no doubt shoehorn it into more bikes soon. HD boss Matt Levatich this week said they would introduce 50 new models in the next five years and this is the first. Although this is only a variant of an […]