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Le Mans MotoGP Results

A wild day at Le Mans saw mixed weather conditions. Starting on dry slicks, the weather forced the riders to switch to rain tires after just a few laps, and the return of a dry track near the end of the race posed challenges for the riders, most of whom chose not to change bikes, […]

Harley-Davidson Creates Separate Brand for Electric Motorcycles – LiveWire

The press release below discusses Harley-Davidson’s decision to create a separate brand for electric motorcycles. According to Harley, “with an initial focus on the urban market, LiveWire will pioneer the electric motorcycle space, and beyond.” Here is the Harley-Davidson press release: MILWAUKEE (May 10, 2021) – Harley-Davidson, Inc. (“Harley-Davidson”) (NYSE: HOG) today announces the launch of LiveWire as […]

Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special: MD First Ride

For reasons I won’t get into, some of which involve speculation, the last time MD was involved in a Harley-Davidson press launch was nearly 12 years ago. After the announcement that Harley-Davidson would produce an adventure motorcycle, the Pan America 1250, MD contacted Harley’s press office about getting a test bike. Somewhat to our surprise, […]

Jerez MotoGP Results

Today’s race in Jerez featured both overwhelming happiness for one rider (Ducati’s Jack Miller) and great disappointment for another (Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo). After taking the lead in the first few laps, Quartararo built a good gap to Miller in second place and appeared ready to cruise to his third victory of the year. Instead, Quartararo […]

Jerez MotoGP Qualifying Results

Championship points leader Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) took pole position for the Jerez MotoGP race during qualifying earlier today. Starting on the front row alongside him will be Franco Morbidelli (Yamaha) and Jack Miller (Ducati). Honda star Marc Marquez continues his comeback this weekend (his second race after a nine-month layoff). Marquez had a high speed […]

AMA Hall of Fame Member Dick Mann Passes Away

Two-time AMA Grand National champion and Daytona 200 winner Dick Mann has passed away at the age of 86. Known as “Bugsy”, Mann was a likeable but fierce competitor winning on both the dirt and roadrace tarmac during his professional career. MD expresses its condolences to the family and friends of Dick Mann. Here is […]

Suzuki Announces Redesigned 2022 GSX-S1000 (with videos)

The Suzuki GSX-S1000, and its faired sibling the GSX-S1000F (last tested by MD here) have been around for several years and presented a relative bargain in the open-class naked category. Suzuki has just announced that the GSX-S1000 has been substantially updated for the 2022 model year. New styling, LED lighting and revised engine components (with […]

Triumph Announces 2021 Street Scrambler and Street Scrambler Sandstorm

Triumph updates the 900cc Street Scrambler Engine for 2022 (now Euro 5 compliant) and introduces a limited edition Sandstorm version. Here is the press release from Triumph, along with two videos at the end of this article. NEW 2021 Street Scrambler andSTREET SCRAMBLER sandstorm Limited Edition With all the Street Scrambler’s custom style, thrilling performance, […]

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