Thursday, April 12, 2018

In Case You Missed It: April Moto News



As you know, the moto industry is always changing so there’s always something new to report. This month, we’ve selected 5 motorcycle-related stories we think are too interesting to miss. Check out the latest April headlines below. 

Honda Reveals New Two New 2019 Units - Honda recently revealed two new units to the U.S market. These units will be an addition to their lineup of small-displacement, user-friendly models. The entry-level CB300R Neo Cafe motorcycle will be available in July and boasts increased performance and embodies motorcycle culture and urban fun - aiming to appeal to a younger generation of riders. The PCX150 scooter, with a revised engine and a premium look, will also be available in July. We can’t wait to see these new models out on the road. Read More.

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BMW's Top Designer Joins Indian Motorcycles - Ola Stenegärd, BMW’s former Head of Vehicle Design, has joined the Polaris owned, Indian Motorcycles. Stenegärd plans on developing Indian’s range of cruisers and flat-trackers in his new role as Director of Product Design. Despite having a strong background in sport bikes, his real passion is American muscle. We’re excited to see how he plans to shake up Indian’s current lineup. Read More.

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22 Year Old Set to Ride Around the World - Henry Crew of the UK has set off on an epic motorcycle ride across the world. During his trip, he’ll ride 35,000 miles that will span 6 continents and 35 countries over the next year. Crew is riding for the Movember Foundation, which focuses on men’s health issues. He’s hoping to fundraise for each mile he rides and we are all for it. Good luck, Henry. Read More 

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Polaris Recalls Model Year 2015-2018 Slingshot Models - If you’re a Slingshot rider listen up. Polaris released a statement saying a small number of Slingshot vehicles may have been manufactured with improper seat base frame welds, that could increase injury in a crash along with other concerns. This recall affects Slingshot S, SL, SLR, and Grand Touring models. Be sure to check and see if your model was included and stay safe out there. Read More.

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AGV Releases First Full Carbon Fiber Modular Helmet - AGV is a household name in the world of motorcycle racing. Their helmets have been used for decades, but they haven’t slowed down one bit. AGV recently unveiled a new helmet, the AGV SPORTMODULAR. This new helmet combines their top-notch racing model features with an everyday modular lid just under 3 pounds. This helmet is for riders who want a sporty design with comfort, and safety. We think it’s going to be a popular choice. Read More.

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There you have it -  five April motorcycle stories you needed. Let us know your opinions and thoughts on these stories in the comments below. 

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