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Harley-Davidson’s All-Electric LiveWire is Just Too Quiet

Owning a Harley-Davidson is a big deal. The iconic motorcycle conjures up a vision of freedom, the open road and, er, noise. Harley’s raucous louder-than-hell V-twin engines have been deafening the neighbours and blending bikers vital organs forever, but now the iconic American brand has its eyes on the electric market. To the shock and disgust of many who love the Milwaukee-headquartered company’s two-wheeled machines, Harley-Davidson used CES 2019 to show off the LiveWire, a bike that gets on down the road using future-friendly battery power. Read More >>

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[Updated] Richard Hammond Knocked Unconscious In Grand Tour Motorbike Accident

This article has been updated with a statement from Richard Hammond. Read More >>

One-Wheeled Motorbike Sets New and Fairly Unimpressive Speed Record

The part of Guinness responsible for settling arguments, amusing children and selling weighty books at Christmas has added a new record to its database of winners, declaring the world’s fastest monowheel motorcycle to be that ridden in Yorkshire by Kevin Scott. Read More >>

You’ll Be Able to Buy an Electric Harley-Davidson Motorcycle in the Next Five Years

Harley-Davidson, perhaps the most well-known motorcycle manufacturer in the world, is ready to accelerate into the world of electric vehicles. Read More >>

The First Self-Contained Airbag Jacket Detects Crashes All On Its Own

Motorcycle jackets with built-in airbags are far from being a new life-saving innovation, but Dainese’s new Misano 1000 works completely independent of the bike being ridden, increasing the odds of it inflating when it’s needed most. Read More >>

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Watch a Motorbike Engine Disintegrate One Millimetre At a Time

Watch as this motorbike engine gets sanded down millimetre by millimetre. This is so much cooler than seeing something poof and disappear away because we get to watch it slowly disintegrate into nothing. It’s like seeing decay of a hundred years over a few seconds. Each peeled back layer exposes something new in the engine only to get vaporised to give way to another part. Read More >>

The Best Motorcycle Helmet is One That Looks Like a Shaved Head

Though you'd want them first and foremost to look after your brain box in the event of a high speed crash, the very best motorcycle helmet designs always have a bit of artistic flair to go along with their protective capabilities. However, Dubai-based artist Jyo John Mullor's crash helmet concepts are just genius – designed to look like a super-realistic shaved human head, popping one of these on alongside your leathers would be like wearing nothing on your head at all. Read More >>

A Halo Helmet That Protects Your Head On Motorcycles or Warthogs

It looks like NECA is ready to stop teasing its Master Chief-inspired motorcycle helmet and finally start flogging an actual product as early as July of this year. Read More >>

Beautiful Custom Motorbike is Actually a 360-Degree Security Camera

This gorgeous custom motorbike began its life as an utterly mundane Honda P25, a fuel-efficient 1960s scooter. But motorcycle artisan Chicara Nagata turned it into a sweeping sculpture with a social-commentary twist: the tiny bike carries four infrared security cameras in its frame, built at the behest of a Japanese security company. Read More >>

HTC’s Peter Chou in Bizarre Hunt for Hot Spanish Motorbike Dude

HTC's CEO Peter Chou has a funny story for you. He got stuck in traffic during Mobile World Congress, on his way to an important meeting. A passing motorcyclist rescued him from his taxi hell and whisked him to his destination. Peter wants to hook up with this man again and shower him with free stuff. Read More >>

Here’s a Fully Working Tron Light Cycle You Can Actually Buy For Charity

Ever since watching Tron Legacy, I’ve had a deep-seated craving for one of those awesome light cycles. We saw they were being produced last year, but now one’s up for auction for just £14,455 currently, and it’s for charity too. Read More >>

The Detonator Is a Huge Science Fiction Motorcycle Brought to Electric Life

Daniel Simon designed the Light Cycles for Tron: Legacy and the vehicles for Captain America, but now one of his craziest concepts yet is coming to life in a street legal version. Let's hope no one kills themselves riding it. Read More >>