Dunlop to launch new tire model for smaller displacement motorcycles

Dunlop Sportmax GPR-300

Dunlop plans to launch a new tire model to the American market, the Sportmax GPR-300 towards the end of the first quarter of 2015.  The new Sportmax GPR-300 is aimed at popular, smaller displacement sportbikes like the Honda CBR300, Kawasaki Ninja 300, and newly launched Yamaha R3.  The tire will be offered in three radial […]

BMW Offers Motorcyclists A New Heated Vest For Winter Riding

BMW HeatUp Heated Vest

The winter months bring cold weather that numerous motorcyclists simply don’t want to deal with until spring. Winter riding can be a dangerous task for those in areas where the climate can drop to freezing temperatures. Without the right motorcycle gear, riders can get frostbite or experience a chill that no amount of clothing can […]

KTM Announces Range Of Engines From 600cc to 800cc

KTM V-Twin Engine

While the plans to build a new range of middleweight V-twin engines for KTM motorcycles might have been expected, the decision is still a shocker to some in the industry. According to Motorcycle News, KTM announced it would in fact release a 600cc engine and an 800cc engine to go along with its other models. […]

Russian Startup Helmet Company Receives Grant To Improve Its Design

Livemap - Helmet With Built in GPS Navigation

The future of full-faced motorcycle helmets could be something out of science fiction novels, but a Russian startup is trying to get its futuristic gear on the market as soon as possible. According to Tech Crunch, the Russian-based company Livemap recently received a grant from the Russian government, totaling nearly $300,000, to  produce a full-faced motorcycle […]

Motorcycle World Seeing More Female Riders

2015 Yamaha YFZ-R3 - Desert Riding

While most people envision the roar of a motorcycle and expect to see a male rider on the saddle, more female riders are disproving the gender stereotype. According to the Long Beach Press-Telegram, several riders gather in front of Dues Ex Machina in Venice, California, with their modified and custom-built vintage Hondas, BMWs, Ducatis and choppers. Some […]