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  1. Factory Yamaha had a good day at the Aragón circuit with Maverick Viñales qualifying on pole for tomorrow’s race, while teammate Valentino Rossi qualified in third position. Splitting the two Yamaha teammates was second quickest Jorge Lorenzo (Ducati). Rossi, of course, is just three weeks away from breaking his right leg, and undergoing surgery. Rossi […]
  2. Yamaha surprised us by announcing the 292 cc XMAX scooter for the U.S. market yesterday. The fuel injected four-valve single is claimed to offer both sporting performance and excellent fuel economy. Reasonably light at a claimed 397 pounds wet, the XMAX features large diameter tires, disc brakes with ABS and ample storage capacity (including room […]
  3. Yamaha has announced the 2018 XSR700 Sport Heritage model, which is based on the excellent 689 cc parallel twin FZ-07. With more traditional styling, the XSR700, according to Yamaha, pays tribute to the XS650 twin from the past. In addition to the round headlight and taillight, several parts get swapped out to give the XSR700 […]
  4. Following release of the first teaser video, images purporting to be the redesigned 2018 Gold Wing (and the F6B) are circulating throughout the Web. Some of them are shown here. We cannot confirm that these are accurate, but they clearly depict an entirely new front suspension system, among other design changes. We also cannot detect […]
  5. Moto Guzzi doesn’t offer new engine displacements very often, so it was a bit of a surprise when the V9 models (displacing 850cc) were announced in the Fall of 2015. We have been testing one of those models, the V9 Roamer, over the past several weeks.  This is our report. Based on the architecture of […]
  6. Valentino Rossi was back on track again today at Misano aboard an R1 superbike. This time, he completed 20 laps and left with a good feeling. After a medical check tomorrow, he will make a final decision regarding his participation next weekend at the Aragón MotoGP event. Here is the latest press release from the […]
  7. Just 18 days after breaking two bones in his right leg, which necessitated surgery, Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi took to the Misano track this Monday morning aboard a Yamaha R1M. Completing just a “few laps”, Rossi was attempting to assess his fitness to race this coming weekend at Aragón. The test was inconclusive according to the […]
  8. Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) took another double win this weekend in Portugal to extend his points lead in the WSB championship. Barring disaster, Rea is on course to secure his third consecutive WSB crown this year, which is something never done previously. Finishing on the podium with Rea in Race 1 were Ducati teammates Chaz Davies […]
  9. In advance of an October 24 unveiling, Honda is starting to roll out video teasers.  The first one is below, and it focuses an awful lot of attention on Gold Wing models, including the current F6B, along with a prominent role for a 1975 GL 1000 (the first Gold Wing). Will we see a redesign […]
  10. After dominating with three great riders, and taking this year’s Manufacturer’s Championship, Indian has now secured the individual Flat Track crown with rider Jared Mees. Mees has 9 wins this year, and this marks his fourth career Flat Track championship. Here is the press release from Indian: MINNEAPOLIS After more than 60 years away from […]