Germany

  • SAT NAV speed camera alerts OUTLAWED in Germany

    SAT NAV speed camera alerts OUTLAWED in Germany

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    Germany’s Road Traffic Regulations now prohibit the use of all devices which alert road users of the location of fixed and mobile speed cameras. TomTom and Garmin have sent emails out to its customers, letting them know that Germany has banned speed camera alerts for good. While it’s going to be extremely difficult for German…

  • Official campaign against loud motorcycles goes from 1 area to 81 areas in Germany

    Official campaign against loud motorcycles goes from 1 area to 81 areas in Germany

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    Back in July last year, a campaign against excessive motorcycle noise was started in Baden-Wurttemberg in Germany. And now another 80 areas of the country have decided to crack down on loud bikes, too. Called the ‘Motorcycle Noise Initiative’ the original plan to enforce a drop in noise levels came from a joint plan by…

  • German Parliament to LOWER age for MOPED licences.

    German Parliament to LOWER age for MOPED licences.

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    The German Parliament (Bundestag) has approved an initiative which means that its citizens will be able to ride a moped from the age of 15. After the Federal Cabinet and the Federal Council, the Bundestag has now approved on the initiative of the Minister of Transport of a general lowering of the entry age of…

  • Honda reveals custom CB1000R’s at Glemseck 101.

    Honda reveals custom CB1000R’s at Glemseck 101.

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    Honda has unveiled a selection of custom CB1000R’s at the Glemseck 101 show in Germany. After revealing a selection of custom bikes at last year’s Glemseck event to widespread critical acclaim, Honda has shown off seven more customs for 2019. Here’s a look at the six we’ve managed to get photos of (including a retro-style…

  • MotoGP: Marquez completes a decade of dominance in Germany

    MotoGP: Marquez completes a decade of dominance in Germany

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    Reigning Champion equals Rossi’s Mugello record of 10-straight wins at a single circuit to stretch his lead in the Championship Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) completes a decade of dominance at the Sachsenring after cruising to a 4.5 second victory at the 2019 HJC Helmets Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland, the reigning Champion makes it 10…

  • Aldi Germany is selling THIS electric scooter for 999 Euros. It does 30mph, range is 25 miles and costs one euro per 621 miles to run.

    Aldi Germany is selling THIS electric scooter for 999 Euros. It does 30mph, range is 25 miles and costs one euro per 621 miles to run.

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    The scooter is called the eRetro Star and is now on sale in Germany Aldi stores until June 29th – or until the stock runs out. Normally costing 1,299 Euros, the scooter is powered by a 2000Watt wheel hub motor. it comes with the charger included in the price and takes between six to eight…

  • Alpinestars RESPONDS to airbag system patent infringement.

    Alpinestars RESPONDS to airbag system patent infringement.

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    On February 7, the Higher Regional Court of Munich judged that Alpinestars’ Tech-Air vests infringes upon a patent (EP 2 412 257 B1) held by Dainese. Alpinestars wants to clarify that this action never involved the core of Alpinestars Tech-Air technology. At no point, either past or present, has any action or patent infringement involved…

  • Dainese WINS airbag system decision against Alpinestars in Germany.

    Dainese WINS airbag system decision against Alpinestars in Germany.

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    On February 7th, the Munich Court of Appeal confirmed that Alpinestars’ Tech-Air Street airbag vest (for road use) and its Tech-Air Racing airbag vest (for track use and road), infringe the German part of Dainese’s European patent (EP 2 412 257 B1). The German Federal Patent Court previously confirmed the validity of Dainese’s patent in…

  • GORGEOUS! Now you can MAKE your own mini-BMW 310SS Superbike from bolt-on kit parts!

    GORGEOUS! Now you can MAKE your own mini-BMW 310SS Superbike from bolt-on kit parts!

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    Fancy building your own mini-BMW superbike? You can, thanks to an Indian firm making the TVS Apache and a Japanese firm dealing with the bolt-on bits. We’ve been banging on about the mini-BMW Superbike ever since we first brought you plans for the German firm’s 310GS motor and chassis to be used as a base…

  • Mick Doohan’s CUSTOM Glemseck Honda CB1000R.

    Mick Doohan’s CUSTOM Glemseck Honda CB1000R.

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    Australian racing legend and five-time 500cc GP World Champion Mick Doohan has been busy this weekend. He’s been at Glemseck in Germany – riding an AWESOME one-off custom from Honda Racing UK, called the Glemseck CB1000R. Each year, swarms of two-wheeling enthusiasts descend on the historic Solitude circuit of Leonberg in Germany. They’re there to…

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