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    Video: Red Bull tribute to fathers and motorcycles warms the heart
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    Motorcyclists, whether it be road riders or dirt bikers, are a unique sort. Often, the passion that starts with the parents is passed down to the children, becoming a generational hobby that connects parents, kids and in many cases, grandparents. This video, from Red Bull, is from a film called ...

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    Two Wheels: Bultaco reborn to make electric motorbikes
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    Motorbike riders looking for something with a little Latin flair have had plenty of choices on their hands, but most of them come from Italy: marques like Ducati, Aprilia and Moto Guzzi. But what if you wanted something more Spanish than Italian? That's where Bultaco comes in. Or came in, we ...

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    Video: Taking 4 BMW bikes on ultimate TT road trip to the Isle of Man
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    If you're a fan of four-wheeled motorsports, there's no shortage of Meccas to visit - Indianapolis, Monaco, Daytona, Le Mans and the Nürburgring are all high on our list. For two-wheeled racing enthusiasts, though, the bucket list is likely a bit shorter, and could even be summed up by one ...

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    Report: NY legislator says 'No one should ever ride a bicycle or motorcycle'
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    Bikes, whether powered by gas or pedals, remain a complicated issue on our country's roadways. For many motorists, two-wheelers can be a nuisance, whether it be a cyclist holding up traffic on a two-lane road or a motorcyclist weaving between cars, while two-wheeled enthusiasts believe (some ...

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    Report: Consumer Reports' first motorcycle reliability report finds Japanese brands ahead
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    Consumer Reports has released its first ever study of motorcycle reliability, and students of its ratings on cars might notice a suspicious similarity - Japanese brands require fewer repairs than the leading American or German brands. The study analyzed the reliability of 4,680 bikes owned by CR ...

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    Followup: Motorcyclist injured, another arrested in aftermath of NYC Land Rover chase [w/video] [UPDATE]
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    Sunday's incident between a black Land Rover Range Rover Sport and a fleet of motorcycles in New York City has been a topic of conversation across the internet, particularly here at Autoblog, where you, our readers, have racked up over 175,000 views and over 600 comments - some of which were ...

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    Video: Land Rover driver caught on video mowing down NYC motorcyclists [UPDATE]
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    Video has emerged of an altercation between the driver of a Land Rover Range Rover Sport and a large group of motorcyclists. The incident, which occurred yesterday afternoon in New York City, looks to have been started when the Land Rover driver bumped one of the motorcyclists (it's difficult to ...

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    Recalls: Zero recalls 268 motorcycles for troubled brakes
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    Zero Motorcycles is recalling 268 of its electric motorcycles due a faulty mounting bolt on the front brake caliper, which is prone to corrosion. Were the bolts to fail or fracture, the caliper could come loose and that could stop the front wheels. This, of course, would be very bad news at ...

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    Two Wheels: Reevu motorcycle helmet is first to feature head-up display
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    Reevu, that company that makes those nifty helmets with the built-in rear viewers has another innovation for those of the two-wheeled persuasion. Expanding on the idea of a rear viewer, Reevu seems to have integrated a display into the top of the visor. The system projects information, according ...

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    Report: Indian motorcycle maker Hero takes 49.2% stake in Erik Buell Racing
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    India's Hero Motorcorp has taken a 49.2-percent stake in Erik Buell Racing at cost of $25 million; $15 million of that is in immediate investment, the remaining $10 million to come over the next nine months. The two companies formalized a partnership in February last year, when Hero sponsored ...

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    Official: Lotus getting into the motorcycle business
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    Lotus founder Colin Chapman is famously quoted as saying something to the effect of "Simplify, then add lightness." We're a bit amazed that it took this long, but someone appears to be taking that message to heart at the British marque, losing a couple of wheels, a clutter of bodywork and a whole ...

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    Report: Michigan study says motorcycle injuries worsen with weaker helmet laws
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    Not surprised? Neither are we. According to The Detroit News, an insurance industry study found that the average medical claim resulting from a motorcycle crash rose by more than one-fifth in Michigan last year, following the state's decision to no longer require most riders to wear helmets. For ...

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    Report: Indonesian province bans women from straddling motorbikes behind male riders
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    Aceh, a province of Indonesia, is the only one of the island nation's areas to have adopted Sharia law. Over the past few years the region of 4.5 million has passed laws to bring its populace, native and otherwise, more into line with its interpretation of Sharia, opening a Sharia court and ...

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    Official: BMW unveiling new Euro police cars soon
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    During next month's General Police Equipment Exhibition & Conference (GPEC) in Leipzig, Germany, BMW will present its next round of vehicles developed for police and VIPs. Five 2013 cars and four motorcycles – the 3 Series Touring, X3, 7 Series High Security and X5 Security, i3 Concept, ...

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    Report: Motorcycle fatalities stay steady while auto deaths decline
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    The numbers haven't been definitively crunched, but it is expected that the estimated 32,310 traffic fatalities in 2011 were the lowest on record in the 62 years that records have been kept. Yet the good news about the total number of fatalities masks regrettable news for traffic safety ...

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    Video: All the slow-motion supermoto action you can stand
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    We've been desperately trying to put our finger on what makes the idea of a supermoto so attractive, and we may have finally figured it out. The bikes are perfect all-purpose machines, equally at home dismantling stretches of mountain tarmac as they are bashing through the woods. Wildly ...

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    Report: Audi deal to buy Ducati valued at $1.1B
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    Automotive News is reporting that Audi is set to lay down $1.1 billion to purchase Ducati from the motorcycle manufacturer's current owner, Investindustrial. The news comes courtesy of a source "familiar with the matter," though neither Audi nor Investindustrial have officially commented on ...

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    Report: Daimler refutes interest in Ducati
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    A Daimler spokesman has put an end to rumors that his employer is trying to outbid Audi for an interest in motorcycle-builder Ducati. Despite Daimler's previous collaboration with the two-wheel wizards, it looks like Audi's reported bid of $1.16 billion could be the only one. An Italian ...

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    Ducati ads defy all logic
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    It appears that Ducati riders in Ecuador respond to different stimuli than riders in North America. This shouldn't exactly come as a surprise – we're used to 'Ooooooh'-ing at primetime commercials from other lands that could barely get past Cinemax censors here. In the case of four Ducati ...

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    Video: Watch tangled motorbikes tango mid-race
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    If you're like us, you probably don't admit to watching So You Think You Can Dance, yet you quietly enjoy (and even critique) the dancers on the hit reality show. We'd probably feel better about admitting our viewership if they replaced the Quickstep with the Two-Bike Tango. It's a brand new ...

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