France: Gloves obligatory for motorcyclists

Riders and passengers of motorized two-wheeled vehicles must wear suitable protective gloves in France. In the case of an offense there is a threat of fines.

Continue December 22, 2016

Black Ocean invests in MV Agusta

Black Ocean invests in MV Agusta
The international investment company Black Ocean Group and MV Agusta signed an agreement for a capital increase for the Italian motorcycle manufacturer.

Continue November 23, 2016

FEMA worried about Tesla type approval

FEMA, governing body of European Riders’ organisations an advocacy group of motorcyclist interests, is worried about the way car manufacturers implement driver assist systems in their products. Now the organisation sent a letter with questions to RDW, the Netherlands Vehicle Authority.

Continue October 24, 2016

Video workshop: Offroad Techniques for Adventure Bike Riders

Specially designed for adventure bike riders, a new video workshop explains all the important riding techniques required to safely cover terrain, even on heavy machines.

Continue September 30, 2016

Adventure Country Tracks

Adventure Country Tracks
Adventure Country Tracks (ACT) have been developed as a concept that makes it possible to experience personalized adventures even with a small amount of time available. Carefully designed routes lead adventurous motorcyclists through the most beautiful regions of Europe. A route through Portugal is the first.

Continue August 30, 2016

BMW soft luggage system for off road riding

BMW Motorrad USA has introduced a new concept in on-board luggage and personal storage for the growing number of adventure riders exploring roads less traveled.

Continue July 27, 2016

Journey for a better Africa

Mark Bristow and a team started for a challenging cross-continental ride from Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Husqvarna 701 Enduros – a trip apparently never attempted on motorbike before.

Continue June 23, 2016

New Yamaha Tracer 700

Positioned as Sport Tourer the new Tracer 700 completes Yamaha’s successful MT-07 family of middleweight twin cylinder motorcycles.

Continue May 10, 2016

Dakar 2017: route unveiled

Dakar 2017 route
The South America based Rally Dakar will add another country to its lengthy list of host countries. Next year’s issue will start in Asunción, the capital of Paraguay.

Continue April 29, 2016

Accessories for Africa Twin

The long-awaited new Africa Twin is now availabe at dealers. Honda even offers a wide range of accessories, but also the accessories manufacturers have already developed numerous products.

Continue March 30, 2016

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