Electric Motorcycles Will Pay Less Insurance

Apart from their high and often steep purchase price, electric motorcycles offer many advantages. True, they also still have many disadvantages, like range and speed, but for many the advantages outweigh the disadvantages.
The main advantage, as you can imagine, is no fuel bill. The electricity used to charge the motorcycle’s batteries is far less costly [...]

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Onwards from Istanbul to the City Of Saffron!

Today my ride in Turkey actually started. I covered almost 400 kms reach the village of Safranbolu, which is derived from the Greek Saframpolis, as it was also known. This literally means the City of Saffron. Even today, just 20 kms away from here, in the village of Davutobasi, perhaps the world’s highest quality Saffron [...]

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WSBK » June date scheduled for Checa Panigale test

World Superbike champion Carlos Ducati has yet to test Ducati’s new Panigale 1199, but is set to ride the exciting new Italian machine during a test in June. The Panigale was in competitive action for the first time in the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup race at Imola, when Eddi La Marra put the bike on [...]

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WSBK: Melandri wins again for BMW Motorrad Motorsport!

 
An amazing performance by Marco Melandri on the works S 1000 RR at today’s Superbike World Championship round at Miller Motorsport’s Park saw the Italian rider take a win and a second place to catapult him into second place in the points, just 18 behind leader Max Biaggi.
Race one saw Melandri burst through from ninth [...]

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Ducati Catalunya MotoGP Preview

The Ducati Team is preparing for Sunday’s Catalan Grand Prix at the wonderful Circuit de Catalunya, which hosts the second of four MotoGP races held in Spain this season. The circuit is one of Valentino Rossi’s favorites, having served as the scene for nine of his victories, and while Nicky Hayden has only achieved one [...]

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Ducati 1199 Panigale vs Air Fighter vs Porsche 911 GT3

Can a Ducati 1199 Panigale outrun a jet-fighter? MotoGP star Karel Abraham answered this question at Brno International Airport last Sunday, when he challenged a jet L-29 Dolphin and a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (driven by Czech national champion Tomas Micanek).
This unusual drag race took place on the main runway of the airport, where the [...]

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Video of BMW S1000RR Motorrad. Planet Power.

This is a very special clip about the new BMW S 1000 RR from BMW Motorrad.

For more information on the BMW S1000RR CLICK HERE

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RevUp 4 DSI – Report

My May Bank Holiday weekends used to be the usual stuff of not doing a whole lot and generally taking it easy. Then a few years ago I met a man by the name of Aidan Lynam who had what I thought was a crazy idea of running a three day motorcycle run around the [...]

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Ducati Completes Mugello MotoGP Test in the Sun

The sun was out for the second and final day of a test at Mugello for the two Ducati Team riders, allowing them both to work hard the entire day, with just one break when the temperature was highest.
Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden turned 76 and 81 laps, respectively, trying different configurations of the engine, [...]

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Video Road test: 2012 Ducati Diavel

We love oddities and mold-breakers here at Gizmag. And in the motorcycle world, we’re so used to seeing evolution rather than revolution that we get really excited when a new machine comes along that thinks outside the square. That’s why we’ve been hanging out to throw a leg over Ducati’s Diavel – it’s the company’s [...]

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The Brammo Electric Motorcycle, we are taking orders now!

Brammo Empulse R
Features a water-cooled permanent magnet AC motor, IET 6 speed gearbox and Brammo’s unique BPM 15/90 battery modules. This drivetrain package endows the Empulse and Empulse R with rapid off-the-line acceleration, sustained high speed and industry-leading range.
Front Suspension – Fully Adjustable (gold)
Rear Suspension – Fully Adjustable
The Empulse R has carbon fiber headlight shroud, [...]

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