Friday, April 12, 2019

Your Motorcycle News Fix




From new models to motorcycle exhibits - we’re back with the motorcycle news you need to know this month and we've got it all. Kick up your feet and stay awhile - we’ll catch you up on the latest motorcycle headlines.

Image: The Drive

Henry Crew Will Be the Youngest Person to Circle the World by Motorcycle - Henry Crew is from London, England and he’s on his way to becoming the youngest person to circumnavigate the world by motorcycle. Crew is only 22 years old and the current record holder, Kane Avellano, completed the ride in 2017 when he was 24 years old. Crew rides a Ducati Desert Sled and is currently traveling up the East Coast to hit New York, then he will board a plane (with his bike) to Spain. We wish him the best of luck in this exciting endeavor. Check out his interview with The Drive here.

Image: Motorcycle Cruiser (Harley-Davidson's Electric Model) 

World’s First Exhibit Featuring Only Electric Motorcycles Is Open in LA - An electric revolution is coming . . . well it’s actually already here. Harley-Davidson and the Motorcycle Arts Foundation (MAF) teamed up to bring Electric Revolution to LA., which is the first museum exhibit in the world to exclusively feature electric motorcycles. The show is supported by Harley-Davidson, while the MAF curated the collection of motorcycles. The exhibit explores the history of electric models and where the future of this industry is headed. If you’re in LA, you’ll definitely want to check this out. Read More.

Image: Motorcycle Cruiser 

GuzziTech Unveils GTM02 - Todd Eagan had a Moto Guzzi back in 1999, and after putting thousands of miles on the bike, transformed it, making it better in both aesthetics and performance. Eagan wants to do the same for you. His company, GuzziTech will transform your bike, but only if it’s a single-sided swingarm Guzzi manufactured from 2006–2017. After paying Eagan a pretty penny ($17,500), he’ll build you a base GTM02. The first group of GTM02s are already ready to ride at the GuzziTech shop in Los Angeles and we’re eager to see these bad boys out on the road. Looks like a lot is happening in LA - might be time to take a ride to the west coast. If you decide to head that way, check out our list of Top West Coast rides. Read More.

Image: Motorcycle News

Honda Reveals CR-E MX Concept Electric Bike- Honda has just unveiled a concept version of their CRF electric off-road bike at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show - which is the first murmur of electrics from this manufacturer. We haven’t heard specifics on power or torque yet, but we do know this new model will have multiple power modes. We also aren’t sure if Honda will commit to actually producing this model - but we can only hope because electric models have started to take the world by storm. We’ll keep you posted on further details from Honda as we hear more. Read More

Motorcycle news just doesn’t quit - and we love the industry for that. We’ll keep you updated on any breaking cycle stories in the next edition of our news roundup. Do you have any favorite headlines or stories? Drop us a line in the comments below.



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