News of Husqvarna’s sale to KTM CEO Stefan Pierer was met with much skepticism yesterday. It shouldn’t have been. Here’s the official press release announcing the move.
“You know us billionaire vigilantes, we do love our toys.” – Oliver Queen, Arrow Arrow is a TV show based-on The Green Arrow, a comic book hero akin to Robin Hood. In the show, after being stranded on a island … Continued
The follow-up to BMW’s most successful motorcycle yet, the new, liquid-cooled 2013 BMW R1200GS had to be a thorough project. But how much effort really went in? The answer might surprise you.
Along with the 2013 Ducati Multistrada 1200, the new BMW S1000RR HP4 is one of the first road bike’s to adopt semi-active suspension. “Dynamic Damping Control,” as BMW is calling it, is able to sense both rider input and road … Continued
This new Bimota BB2 houses the 193bhp engine from an S1000RR in a new, aluminum spar chassis. But it’s not the (likely) sharper geometry or (likely) lower weight or even that machined-from-billet aluminum subframe that catches our eye, it’s the … Continued
Remember the old F800ST? Of course you don’t. It was something of a VFR rival based around BMW’s 800cc parallel-twin platform that never sold terribly well. Blame mild performance, high price and the wrong (pre-recession) timing. Now that nobody’s got … Continued
First there was the Moab concept, then the Baja and, now, the Baja again, this time in what appears to be production ready form. Where the first two on that list were all LEDs and edges bolted to a BMW … Continued