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The latest buzz: Vespa is going electric

Published November 10, 2016 FoxNews.com Facebook Twitter Email Print  (Vespa) The Vespa buzz could soon become a whine. The Italian scooter company has announced plans to introduce its first electric model next year. The Elettrica concept unveiled at the Milan Motorcycle Show this week offers a sneak peak of the upcoming battery-powered bike, which features […]

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The Droids Are Coming: Yamaha Develops Motorcycle-Riding Robot

Published on www.automobilemag.com January 15, 2016 View All (18) Photos By: Jake Holmes We’ve already seen that autonomous cars can set impressive times around race tracks, and now there’s fresh competition in the two-wheeled realm. Yamaha is working on a humanoid robot called, appropriately enough, Motobot, that can ride a high-performance motorcycle. Looking like a futuristic […]

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Ducati XDiavel cruiser is an Italian road ‘hog’

Published December 14, 2015 FoxNews.com Facebook1102 Twitter0 livefyre47 Email Print Imagine if Lamborghini made a muscle car. Now picture it on two wheels. That’s essentially what Ducati has done with its new XDiavel. The Lamborghini-owned motorcycle maker has put Harley-Davidson and Indian in its sights with a distinctly Italian take on the American cruiser bike. […]

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Indian Motorcycles gets back on track with affordable Scout Sixty

Published November 20, 2015 FoxNews.com Facebook295 Twitter0 livefyre40 Email Print The reborn Indian Motorcycle company’s expansion continues with the new Scout Sixty, its lowest-priced bike yet. Related Image Expand / Contract  (Indian Motorcycles) Based on the existing $10,999 Scout, the $8,999 Scout Sixty features a 78 hp 61 cubic-inch V-twin rated at 78 hp and […]

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THE MAIL-ORDER MOTORCYCLE

Originally published on www.hagerty.com By: John L. Stein How awesome would it be today to walk into a big-box store and ride out on an Italian sport bike? Fifty years ago, at your neighborhood Wards and Sears, you could do just that. Decades before Ford mass-produced the Model T, and a century before Amazon.com made every […]

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CELEBRATING 75 YEARS OF MOTORCYCLE MANIA IN STURGIS, S.D.

Originally published on www.hagerty.com By: Tara Hurlin There is a low, deep rumble surging statewide in anticipation of the 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Riders come from all over the U.S., and this year Aug. 3-9 has the potential to be one of the greatest and largest gatherings of […]