When Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG ) introduced the liquid-cooled V-Rod in 2001, purists were aghast the bike maker was going over to the dark side with a racing-style bike, rather than staying with its big cruisers — though the bike eventually became a big seller for them.
Now the iconic bike maker has unveiled a new prototype motorcycle that once again has avid Harley riders’ leather in a bunch. Why? Because it’s an electric motorcycle … More
KillaCycle racing came away from this weeks Bonneville Motorcycle Time Trials not only setting a new land speed record on Thursday, but scoring the fastest time of everyone at the time trials. This is the first time in history an electric vehicle scored the fastest time at this event – in other words, they had the fastest bike period among this years speed trials contenders.
The team races with the Killajoule, a custom built … More
ICON Motosport’s French duo, Julien Welsch and Guy Guy, take riding to a whole new level when they face off in an epic battle of skill. Watch as they try to one-up each other with the best and most complicated trick
By now you’ve read all of the praise surrounding Indian’s return to selling motorcycles in the 2014 model year. We don’t think the kudos are at all hyperbolic, either. What Polaris accomplished in rescuing the American marque out of the morass of litigation and production of me-too Harley clones bearing the Indian name is notable on its own. Seeing the motorcycles (all three of the models) that came out of a mere 27 months of development has been inspiring. Polaris knows motorsports (being the number-one powersports OEM in North America) and is clearly applying what it’s learned from developing Victory over the past 15 years to the Indian revival.
So, how’d Polaris do it? … More