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Caroline Olsen: New Team, New Motorcycle, New Outlook

Caroline Olsen: New Team, New Motorcycle, New Outlook After a rough start, the MotoAmerica Superstock 600 competitor got her season back on track at Road America After a rough start, MotoAmerica Superstock 600 racer Caroline Olsen got her season back on track at Road America. Caroline Olsen: New Team, New Motorcycle, New Outlook (image) After […]

CARB Filings Point to No New Suzuki GSX-Rs for 2018

CARB Filings Point to No New Suzuki GSX-Rs for 2018 After the debut of the GSX-R1000, there has been a bit of talk about Suzuki’s plans for the rest of its sportbike lineup, namely the GSX-R600 and GSX-R750. A story from AMCN pointed to a new GSX-R750 for the 2019 model year, but said that […]

The World’s Fastest Indian and the New Spirit of Munro Scout

The World’s Fastest Indian and the New Spirit of Munro Scout Burt Munro’s great nephew Lee Munro to make a 2017 Bonneville Land Speed run. Indian Motorcycle teams up with Burt Munro’s great nephew, Lee Munro, to race this modern-day Indian Scout Streamliner on the Bonneville Salt Flats. The World’s Fastest Indian and the New […]

Thursday MotoGP Summary at Jerez: Aprilia’s New Chassis, New Tires, Ducati, & KTM’s Big Bang

Thursday MotoGP Summary at Jerez: Aprilia’s New Chassis, New Tires, Ducati, & KTM’s Big Bang A full paddock marks the return to some semblance of normality for the MotoGP circus. This is why the riders and teams regard the first European round as the “real” start of the season: the riders sleep in their motorhomes […]

Thursday MotoGP Summary at Austin: The Bad New Days, And Talk of Tires

Thursday MotoGP Summary at Austin: The Bad New Days, And Talk of Tires If you wanted proof that MotoGP fans are smarter and more engaged than most people think (and arguably smarter, more engaged, and better informed than half the journalists in the paddock), then look no further than the section added to the press […]

Seriously, Nissan? Give us a New Freaking Z-Car Already!!!

Seriously, Nissan? Give us a New Freaking Z-Car Already!!! With the debuting way back in 2008, it’s about damn time for to bless us with a new successor. Sure, it’s been updated on a somewhat regular basis and is fairly modern at this point, but its replacement is long overdue. Unfortunately, Nissan doesn’t see it […]

Source Says New Suzuki GSX-R600 in 2019

Source Says New Suzuki GSX-R600 in 2019 Two weeks ago we shared with you a report done by Australian Motorcycle News, which said that we would see a new GSX-R750 in the next two model years, but the report also suggested that the GSX-R600 would not see an update in that same timeframe. That caught […]

MotoAmerica Employing New Concussion Test for Racers

MotoAmerica Employing New Concussion Test for Racers Thanks to increased public attention on the subject, the issue of riders racing while with a concussion is something that is being talked about at higher levels of the motorcycle industry, and today we see MotoAmerica elevating how it regards brain injuries at the race track. As such, MotoAmerica will begin using the […]

CCM Planning New 600cc Dual-Sport ADV Bike

CCM Planning New 600cc Dual-Sport ADV Bike The good folk over at ADV Pulse have some interesting news for the dual-sport crowd, as British marque Clews Competition Machines is getting ready to discontinue its CCM GP450 dual-sport/adventure-tourer. Replacing it will be a 600cc model, which will share the same engine as CCM’s recent Spitfire roadster […]

We’re Going to Try a New Motorcycle Review Format

We’re Going to Try a New Motorcycle Review Format For a long time, I have been unhappy with how we do motorcycle reviews here at Asphalt & Rubber – and if I am being real honest, I have been unhappy with how the industry as a whole deals with motorcycle reviews, especially in this new […]