Zero Motorcycles CTO Abe Askenazi on the future of two-wheeled EV’s
 Electric cars and buses have already begun to take over the world, as evidenced by daily sightings of EV brands like Tesla, Prius, Bolt and Proterra on US roads. But two-wheeled EV’s are still a rare sight. The motorcycle industry has been much slower to put out all-electric and hybrid models relative to peers in automotive. Big brands like Harley, Honda and Ducati don’t have EV… Read More ...
Vanguard sets out to redefine premium motorcycles with its first model
Starting with the intention to redefine premium motorcycle design and manufacturing, Vanguard Motorcycles introduced its first model. From its structural high-performance engine to its tablet-like dashboard the Roadster stands out. The post Vanguard sets out to redefine premium motorcycles with its first model appeared first on Digital Trends....
Cosmo Connected is a smart brake light for your motorcycle helmet
The biggest danger facing a motorcyclist while riding in traffic is getting rear-ended by a car, and Cosmo Connected has debuted a solution to help keep two-wheeled commuters a little safer on the road. The post Cosmo Connected is a smart brake light for your motorcycle helmet appeared first on Digital Trends.
No kickstand needed: The self-balancing GyroCycle will hit the streets in 2017
Motorcycles are about to take a big leap into the future. Thanks to a new prototype from Thrustcycle, self-stabilizing, gyroscopic motorcycles could be cruising the streets in 2017. The post No kickstand needed: The self-balancing GyroCycle will hit the streets in 2017 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Survive zombie apocalypse (or just a week off the grid) with these rugged rides
From hardcore off-roaders to weaponized people-carriers, there are a lot of notable rides out there that are apt for the zombie apocalypse. That's why we’ve compiled a list of our favorite vehicles to get you through the end of the world. The post Survive zombie apocalypse (or just a week off the grid) with these rugged rides appeared first on Digital Trends....
Zombie-proof rides: The top 11 vehicles to get you through the zombie apocalypse
From hardcore off-roaders to weaponized people-carriers, there are a lot of notable rides out there that are apt for the zombie apocalypse. That's why we’ve compiled a list of our favorite vehicles to get you through the end of the world. The post Zombie-proof rides: The top 11 vehicles to get you through the zombie apocalypse appeared first on Digital Trends....
Toyota’s Open Road Project brings more ultra-compact i-Roads to more people
For round two of its Open Road Project, Toyota is bringing its compact concept i-Road EV to members of the general public as well as big businesses and startups. Test pilots will spend time with the vehicles, assessing strengths and weaknesses. The post Toyota’s Open Road Project brings more ultra-compact i-Roads to more people appeared first on Digital Trends....
A first look at Alta Motors all-electric motorcycle factory
 Motorcycle makers Alta Motors have opened the doors to their brand new factory in Brisbane, California. And TechCrunch was on the scene for a first look. A quick trip from downtown San Francisco, the factory is in a low and unassuming concrete structure. Inside, it’s surprisingly quiet, thanks in part to the fact that the motorcycles Alta makes are all-electrics, and final assembly of… Read More ...
Yamaha issues two recalls at once for its YZF-R3 sportbike
Yamaha issued two simultaneous recalls for its YZF-R3 sportbike, which includes problems with the transmission and oil pump. In both cases, the risk of a crash is increased, and owners should take their bikes in to the dealership for free repairs. The post Yamaha issues two recalls at once for its YZF-R3 sportbike appeared first on Digital Trends....
Lit Motors’ self-balancing two-wheeler is getting its own Chinese knockoff
Lit Motors' Auto-Balancing Electric Vehicle (AEV) has been delayed for years, and one Chinese company is swooping in with its own model. At the 2016 Beijing Auto Show, Lingyun Intelligent Technologies unveiled a very similar vehicle. The post Lit Motors’ self-balancing two-wheeler is getting its own Chinese knockoff appeared first on Digital Trends....
Back to the podium: Victory Racing takes 2nd at TT Zero electric motorcycle race
Victory Racing had its second consecutive podium finish at the 2016 SES TT Zero race on the Isle of Man. The Victory RR set the fastest trap speed at just under 160 mph. The post Back to the podium: Victory Racing takes 2nd at TT Zero electric motorcycle race appeared first on Digital Trends.
Samsung’s Smart Windshield is a high-tech display for motorcycles
Samsung’s electronics appear in a staggeringly wide range of products, from competitors’ smartphones to offshore oil rigs. Now, they’re working on a high-tech update to motorcycle windshields. Samsung calls it the Smart Windshield. […]...
The 2016 Indian Springfield can go from touring to cruising mode in a cinch
The 2016 Indian Springfield has removable saddlebags and a quick-release windshield to go from touring mode to cruising mode in moments. Though part of the Chief family, it features a unique chassis and rake angle for enhanced maneuverability. The post The 2016 Indian Springfield can go from touring to cruising mode in a cinch appeared first on Digital Trends....
The 2016 Indian Springfield can go from touring to cruising mode in a cinch
The 2016 Indian Springfield has removable saddlebags and a quick-release windshield to go from touring mode to cruising mode in moments. Though part of the Chief family, it features a unique chassis and rake angle for enhanced maneuverability. The post The 2016 Indian Springfield can go from touring to cruising mode in a cinch appeared first on Digital Trends....
Yamaha’s three-wheeler motorcycle concept is headed to production
Yamaha's three-wheeled motorcycle concept is now headed for production with an 847cc in-line three-cylinder engine. The concept made its debut at the Tokyo Motor Show this past October. The post Yamaha’s three-wheeler motorcycle concept is headed to production appeared first on Digital Trends.
Smart Turn System is a self-cancelling signal device for your motorcycle
The Smart Turn System from ABCS Sistema reads a motorcycle rider's movements and maneuvers and automatically cancels the turn signal when needed. A patented system collects movement data, including acceleration, inclination, heading, and vibration. The post Smart Turn System is a self-cancelling signal device for your motorcycle appeared first on Digital Trends....
Victory Motorcycles Announces Magnum X-1 Stealth Edition
The 2016 Victory Magnum X-1 Stealth Edition bagger builds on the success of the previous year's X-1, adding custom pieces, new paint and wheels, and a fully upgraded sound system. The post Victory Motorcycles Announces Magnum X-1 Stealth Edition appeared first on Digital Trends.
BMW unveils new concept helmets at CES, uses tech from cars for a safer ride
BMW has introduced an experimental helmet equipped with a heads-up display and a pair of cameras. Additionally, built-in V2V communication allow riders to send a message to other bikes in a given perimeter if he or she detects an obstacle in the road. The post BMW unveils new concept helmets at CES, uses tech from cars for a safer ride appeared first on Digital Trends....
New motorcycle helmet makes wearing and removal a snap
The Voztec motorcycle helmet works on a hinge, enabling the rider to snap it on via a rear-mounted hinge. This allows a more snug fit and it eliminates the chin strap. Additionally, it is easier to remove by emergency personnel. The post New motorcycle helmet makes wearing and removal a snap appeared first on Digital Trends....
The American Way: Confederate Motors unveils the G2 P51 Combat Fighter
Confederate Motors has introduced the second-generation P51 Combat Fighter motorcycle. As with all of Confederate’s machines, the G2 version will be custom designed for each owner. The post The American Way: Confederate Motors unveils the G2 P51 Combat Fighter appeared first on Digital Trends.