US Motorcycle And ATV Sales Grew In 2012

US Motorcycle Sales Grew In 2012

There’s good news for motorcycle fans in the U.S. Despite previously forecasting a decline in motorcycle sales, the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) reported a 2.6 percent increase in the U.S. market during the past year, Motorcycle.com reports. It was the first time since 2002 that new bike sales in all four major segments – scooters, dual […]

BMW Sells The Husqvarna Brand

BMW and Husqvarna Logos

BMW has been at the center of many rumors throughout the past few weeks. The manufacturer was shopping around for a new owner for its Husqvarna brand, but while many believed KTM was the front runner to take over the classic company, the final buyer was a bit of surprise. Husqvarna Motorcycles, a 110-year-old company, was solid […]

Rain Dampens Superbike Testing At Jerez

Ayrton Badovini 2013 World Superbike - Jerez Test

Teams from MotoGP and World Superbike were ready to attack days of motorsports testing at the Jerez track in Spain, but rainy conditions washed out almost all of the planned runs. According to Ultimate Motorcycling, the racing ban is still in effect for riders, so most of the work was to focus on new electronic […]

Bonhams Motorcycle Auction Has Highs And Lows

Bonhams Motorcycle Auction Has Highs And Lows

Bonhams hosted its third annual motorcycle auction in Las Vegas, where a large crowd of buyers at Bally's Hotel & Casino helped to make the sale the most successful one thus far.

BMW Has Record Motorcycle Sales In 2012

2013 BMW S1000RR HP4

It was a banner year for BMW, as the company boasted record sales for its motorcycle line in 2012. More than 106,000 bikes and scooters were sold over the course of the past 12 months, marking a 2 percent increase from 2011. The final total of 106,358 machines sold is a record high for the […]