Carbon Fibre

  • BMW goes CARBON

    BMW goes CARBON

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    BMW knows what its doing when it comes to suspension – and its latest creation with ZF (Zahnradfabrik) is further proof. The two firms have collaborated to develop a carbon fibre telescopic fork for BMW’s World Endurance Team. It’s a clever bit of kit consisting of a carbon fibre outer tube and a carbon fibre…

  • Must-haves to kick-start your 2020!

    Must-haves to kick-start your 2020!

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    Still on the comedown from all those festivities? The fun doesn’t have to stop yet. Perhaps you’re disappointed you didn’t get that helmet, bike or part you were asking for, or you’re just looking to spend some of that Christmas cash you got from your distant relatives. Luckily, MoreBikes have a great selection of motorcycle…

  • Ducati’s Project 1708 (the $100,000 Superleggera 234hp, 152kg carbon V4R) leaks continue – HERE’S THE VIDEO

    Ducati’s Project 1708 (the $100,000 Superleggera 234hp, 152kg carbon V4R) leaks continue – HERE’S THE VIDEO

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    Yesterday we brought you the supposedly ‘leaked’ data sheet of Project 1708 with all the whizz and the bang that the top, top, top-level Ducati details – read that HERE – today we’ve got the first part of a pretty official looking video that gives more of a glimpse of the bike. It looks real…

  • Is this the most beautiful Ducati of all time? Yeah… probably… it’s awesome…

    Is this the most beautiful Ducati of all time? Yeah… probably… it’s awesome…

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    OK, so hats off to the consistently excellent Asphalt & Rubber site in the US of A for posting these photos from Ducati of the 2019 Panigale V4 RS19. It’s the bike of the year – and we’re talking next year at that. It’s the bike of 2019. Yeah, it is. 234hp @ 15,500rpm is…

  • SPY SHOTS: Ducati Panigale V4 R caught out in final tests. MotoGP on the road gets more of everything

    SPY SHOTS: Ducati Panigale V4 R caught out in final tests. MotoGP on the road gets more of everything

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        Here’s the latest spy shots of the top-top-top-of-the-top Ducati Panigale V4 R WSB undergoing final tests. This is the WSB-homolgation motorcycle that you’ll be able to buy when it officially goes on sale in a few weeks. The bike photographed is in track trim which means that the V4 R fairing you can…

  • AMAZING BMW-badged G310RR mini-superbike appears in Japan at BMW event. STUNNING little superbike for 2019. Check this out!

    AMAZING BMW-badged G310RR mini-superbike appears in Japan at BMW event. STUNNING little superbike for 2019. Check this out!

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    Wow! We’re loving these latest photos of a genuinely sexy BMW G310R that’s been kitted-up to look like the soon-to-be-released G310RR (or mini-superbike, tiny version of the S 1000 RR from the German brand). But let’s not get too carried away with this just yet – yes, it is the bike that’s coming for next…

  • BMW to ‘mass produce’ carbon fibre swingarm?

    BMW to ‘mass produce’ carbon fibre swingarm?

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    BMW has won an award for its innovative reinforced carbon fibre swingarm – as it’s found a way to mass produce the material at a lower cost. No news on pricing just yet though! BMW has recently won the 2018 JEC Innovation Award  (in the Leisure and Sports category) with its low-cost reinforced carbon fibre…

  • Yamaha RD350LC ‘Crazy Carbon’ Custom Endurance Racer

    Yamaha RD350LC ‘Crazy Carbon’ Custom Endurance Racer

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    Over the years, we’ve all seen countless incarnations of the iconic Yamaha RD350 – but this morning, we’ve stumbled across an unusual custom project that’s absolutely dripping with carbon fibre. As you can imagine, a lot of work has gone into creating this very special Yamaha RD350LC by its Spanish owner, Mike Navarro – who’s…

  • Check out the 173bhp carbon Katana that’s absolutely gorgeous

    Check out the 173bhp carbon Katana that’s absolutely gorgeous

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      What a beaut! This beautiful re-fitted Suzuki Katana from dB Customs in Arizona has really hit the sweet spot for those of us looking for something a bit different. The USA-based firm has done a bit more than just build a set of carbon fibre bodywork and add a few cosmetic trick bits though…

  • BMW confirms 212bhp HP4 RACE carbon superbike. Yours for £68k and there’s only going to be 750 of them made.

    BMW confirms 212bhp HP4 RACE carbon superbike. Yours for £68k and there’s only going to be 750 of them made.

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      Last week we brought you our spy shots of BMW’s HP4 RACE carbon superbike out on final form during track tests in Spain – and today the factory announced that the bike is indeed going on sale to the general public. For nearly £70k. The bike is the first BMW motorcycle to feature a…

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