Purdue student creates solar-powered bike

Many bikers like to make their own modifications to their rides, whether it’s adding motorcycle accessories or swapping out one part for another. But one Purdue University student took that a step further and created a bike that runs off solar power. Tony Coiro, a physics major at the school, bought a 1978 Suzuki motorcycle […]

Riders have yet to see a high-end electric bike

Electric motorcycles are becoming more popular, but unlike the electric car world, which has a sports car brand in Tesla, no company has quite yet made an electric chopper that has gotten performance enthusiasts on board. In a piece entitled “Who Killed the Electric Motorcycle?” CNN recently examined why a high-end electric motorcycle does not […]

Suzuki unveils e-scooter

Not to be outdone by rivals Mini and Smart, owned by BMW and Mercedes-Benz respectively, Suzuki has unveiled the design plan for its own electric scooter. Both Mini and Smart have leaked sketches of their upcoming electric scooters, which are set to debut at the Paris Auto Show. Suzuki recently showed off its new e-Let’s […]

Bikers collect insurance refunds

A recent investigation by the state of Massachusetts found that several insurance companies were overcharging bikers, who were paying a premium on their vehicles because the companies overvalued the price of the bikes. The Worcester Telegram reports that Attorney General Martha Coakley, after being tipped off by several bikers, recently found that insurers were charging […]

Metzeler Tires Launches MetzelerMaps.com

MetzelerMaps.com is a new website allowing users worldwide to search and upload the best touring routes for motorcyclists; create a profile; save trips, maps, videos and photos; and share adventures with other users who will be able to submit their own comments, reviews and suggestions. The site lets riders search for new trips by key […]