Motorcycle

This is BMW’s vision of tomorrow’s electric motorcycle

This is BMW’s vision of tomorrow’s electric motorcycle

BMW has revealed its vision of the future of the electric motorcycle, with the BMW Motorrad Vision DC Roadster promising enough heritage to keep long-time fans onboard, but with all the green tech to coax in new riders. The vision of the future of the iconic 2-cylinder boxer engine was shown off in Munich this week.

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Zero Motorcycles SR/F electric bike gets faster and more connected

Zero Motorcycles SR/F electric bike gets faster and more connected

The electric motorcycle world just got smarter, with Zero Motorcycles revealing its new connected street bike. The 2020 Zero SR/F will sit at the top of the bike-maker's range, with up to 200 miles of range and a top speed of 124 mph.

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The Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle just got a price

The Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle just got a price

An electric Harley-Davidson might sound like blasphemy, but the iconic motorcycle-maker is embracing the EV future with the new LiveWire. Now opening up for preorders as of CES 2019 today, the electric motorbike has finally had a price tag attached, though the size of it might make you wince.

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Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle has no clutch and no Harley rumble

Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle has no clutch and no Harley rumble

Harley-Davidson (HD) has been talking up the motorcycle that it hopes will reach out to generations of younger riders and save the brand from a downward spiral as traditional riders hang up their helmets. That motorcycle is an electric offering called the LiveWire that is derived from Project LiveWire unveiled years ago. The bike made its official European debut recently at the EICMA show in Milan, and at that debut came more details on LiveWire.

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Arc Vector EV motorcycle wants to be the Tesla of two wheels

Arc Vector EV motorcycle wants to be the Tesla of two wheels

Electric motorcycle startup Arc wants to do for two wheels what Tesla did for four, and it's not being coy with its new Vector bike. Billed as "the most premium and individual of EVs," the all-electric super bike won't only be very fast, but very much in-tune with its rider, not to mention - no surprise - very expensive, too.

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Zero Motorcycles 2019 rides longer with more power

Zero Motorcycles 2019 rides longer with more power

Zero Motorcycles has been making electric motorcycles for a long time now and the company has announced its 2019 line. The new lineup has more powerful base models, new tech features, new style, and an extended driving range. Zero says that for 2019, it has focused on its dual sport line of bikes.

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BMW’s autonomous R 1200 GS motorcycle is a safety equipment testbed

BMW’s autonomous R 1200 GS motorcycle is a safety equipment testbed

BMW Motorrad has unveiled an autonomous motorcycle that is cooler than most of the autonomous cars that are out there. The bike itself is a BMW Motorrad R 1200 GS adventure bike. These bikes are normally festooned with panniers for holding gear and clothing when you see them cruising the roads. BMW's autonomous bike packs all sorts of electronics inside those cases.

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Saroléa Manx7 electric motorcycle is beautifully expensive

Saroléa Manx7 electric motorcycle is beautifully expensive

Saroléa is a company that has been around for a long time in Europe that most of us have probably never heard of. The Belgian company was founded in 1850 and over that span has built weapons, bicycles, and motorcycles. The latest offering from Saroléa is an electric motorcycle that is very attractive and very expensive at the same time called the Saroléa Manx7.

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Motorcycle from Steve McQueen flick “The Great Escape” surfaces

Motorcycle from Steve McQueen flick “The Great Escape” surfaces

Actor Steve McQueen was a Hollywood icon in the '60s and made some of the most memorable and profitable films of the era. McQueen is probably best known by car fans for his part alongside that iconic Mustang in Bullitt. McQueen was also well known for another flick that had nothing to do with cars called "The Great Escape."

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Bosch talks about future motorcycle safety systems

Bosch talks about future motorcycle safety systems

Bosch has been at work on new safety systems for motorcycles that will make motorcycling safer. One of the things it is working on is a sliding mitigation research project. The goal of this project is to give motorcyclist a chance to right a bike that starts to slide on a road due to hazards like wet leaves, oil, or gravel. The system uses a sensor that detects sideways wheel slip and if a certain value is exceeded stored gas is used.

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TRON LEGO Light Cycles set ready for release at last

TRON LEGO Light Cycles set ready for release at last

Details on the official first LEGO Ideas TRON: Legacy set have arrived. Behold! This is the first major connection between Disney's most retro-futuristic science fiction property and the most well-connected toy line of all: LEGO. The set revealed today was made real thanks to the LEGO Ideas crowdsourcing platform, a place from whens originated some of the most excellent LEGO sets of the past half-decade.

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Harley-Davidson to woo Millennials with an electric hog

Harley-Davidson to woo Millennials with an electric hog

Depending on who you ask, Millennials might be ruining everything. One of the things they are not buying in droves are motorcycles. Harley-Davidson is one of the brands feeling the pinch as older riders leave the sport and new riders aren't replacing them. Harley has announced that it will be producing an all-electric motorcycle.

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