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Motorcycle Thefts in the USA Up 2% for 2016

Motorcycle Thefts in the USA Up 2% for 2016 The National Insurance Crime Bureau has released statistics on motorcycle thefts for 2016, and the results show a slight increase in the number of motorcycles that were reported stolen last year. Accordingly, the NICB says that 46,467 motorcycles were reported stolen last year, up from the 45,555 […]

American Motorcyclist Association Delivers Yamaha Super Ténéré to 2016 Sweepstakes Winner

American Motorcyclist Association Delivers Yamaha Super Ténéré to 2016 Sweepstakes Winner 2017 AMA Member Sweepstakes is already under way with some very cool potential prizes! One lucky person ended up winning a Yamaha Super Ténéré from the AMA! Interested in how to enter the sweepstakes? It’s simpler than you think… American Motorcyclist Association Delivers Yamaha […]

2016 Electric Vehicle Sales in the U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC]

2016 Electric Vehicle Sales in the U.S. [INFOGRAPHIC] have technically been around since 1837 when a chemist named Robert Davidson built an electric car that was powered by galvanic cells. But, the first highway-legal electric vehicle didn’t hit the market until 2008. Since then, interest in electric vehicles has increased slowly but steadily, and in […]

2016 Triumph Tiger 800 XCx – LONG-TERM TEST WRAP-UP

2016 Triumph Tiger 800 XCx – LONG-TERM TEST WRAP-UP Brexit stage left Our long-term Triumph Tiger 800 XCx was outfitted with just about every part in Triumph’s accessory catalog, meaning we didn’t have to add much to it. Here’s the final… 2016 Triumph Tiger 800 XCx – LONG-TERM TEST WRAP-UP (image) Brexit stage left Our […]

2016 Was A Good Year for Husqvarna

2016 Was A Good Year for Husqvarna Last year proved to be a tough year for many brands, especially those with operations in the United States, but that wasn’t the case for Husqvarna. The rebooted Swedish brand is seeing good life while under its Austrian ownership. Making 2016 a very good year for Husqvarna, the […]

2016 Was A Very Good Year for Husqvarna

2016 Was A Very Good Year for Husqvarna Last year proved to be a tough year for many brands, especially those with operations in the United States, but that wasn’t the case for Husqvarna. The rebooted Swedish brand is seeing good life while under its Austrian ownership. Making 2016 a very good year for Husqvarna, […]

Harley-Davidson Sales Dropped 1.6% in 2016

Harley-Davidson Sales Dropped 1.6% in 2016 As motorcycle manufacturers report their 2016 numbers, we see the continued trend that last year was a tough year for OEMs in the USA. Harley-Davidson reports that its sales dropped 1.6% overall (262,221 units) in 2016, but that number doesn’t paint the full picture for the Bar & Shield […]

Two Enthusiasts Podcast #42 – 2016 in Review

Two Enthusiasts Podcast #42 – 2016 in Review It’s 2017 and the Two Enthusiasts Podcast crew is back into the swing of things, bringing you a slightly irreverent perspective on the motorcycle industry. To get the new year started off right, we have an extra long Episode 42 for you, which covers all of the major stories from last […]

Ducati Ends 2016 on Yet Another High

Ducati Ends 2016 on Yet Another High Italian Manufacture Tops 55,000 in Motorcycle Sales Ducati Ends 2016 on Yet Another High, with Motorcycle Sales Topping $55,000… Ducati Ends 2016 on Yet Another High (image) Italian Manufacture Tops 55,000 in Motorcycle Sales Ducati Ends 2016 on Yet Another High, with Motorcycle Sales Topping $55,000… Ducati Ends […]

Ducati Sold Over 55,000 Motorcycles in 2016

Ducati Sold Over 55,000 Motorcycles in 2016 Ducati Motor Holding has finished counting how many bikes it sold last year, and the official tally is 55,451 units were sold worldwide in 2016. That figure is up from the 54,809 sold in 2015, for a modest gain of 1.2%. This result means two things: 1) 2016 was […]