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  • VIDEO: Segway’s ELECTRIC motorcycle concept. The Ninebot Apex.

    VIDEO: Segway’s ELECTRIC motorcycle concept. The Ninebot Apex.

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    Ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, Segway has confirmed it’s going to be displaying its all-new Ninebot Apex concept. And here it is in action on track. Ok, so technically Segway are describing the Apex as a ‘super scooter’ – but looking at it closely, it’s more sports bike than scooter. Either way,…

  • UNDER THE HAMMER: Steve McQueen’s 1938 Triumph Speed Twin sets NEW auction RECORD.

    UNDER THE HAMMER: Steve McQueen’s 1938 Triumph Speed Twin sets NEW auction RECORD.

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    A 1938 Triumph 5T Speed Twin formerly owned by Steve McQueen has been sold at Bonhams’ annual Las Vegas motorcycle auction for a world record auction fee of $175,500 (around £132,000). Steve McQueen was well-known for his passion for motorcycles – in particular his fondness of British-built Triumph’s. But as it turns out, there are…

  • VIDEO: Kawasaki teases NEW ZX-6R with OFFICIAL post.

    VIDEO: Kawasaki teases NEW ZX-6R with OFFICIAL post.

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    This short video has just popped up on the Kawasaki USA Twitter feed. It shows four bikes emerging from underneath an American freeway tunnel. Rumours are swirling about what it might mean, but we’ve been told that this it’s teasing the official unveiling of the next generation ZX-6R. 10/11/18 #ForTheFearless pic.twitter.com/kQlYDn6YGn — Kawasaki USA (@KawasakiUSA) October 8, 2018…

  • Norton Featherbed 750 Road Racer goes under the hammer

    Norton Featherbed 750 Road Racer goes under the hammer

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    Get your hands on a unique piece of British/American motorcycle history at Bonhams Las Vegas Auction on the 25th of January. This Norton Featherbed 750 Road Racer was built by California Norton dealer Sonny Angel for racing duties in the USA. The racer special fitted a 1962 650 Norton parallel twin powerplant (rebored to 750cc,…

  • Could this be the most expensive unrestored British motorcycle ever sold?

    Could this be the most expensive unrestored British motorcycle ever sold?

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    A beautiful, unrestored ex-Tony McAlpine, Jack Ehret, Australian Land Speed Record-breaking 1951 Vincent 998cc Black Lightning is going under the hammer at Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction on January 25. First shown at London’s 1948 Earls Court show, the production Black Lightning caused a sensation despite its hefty £400 price tag and £108 purchase tax. Today,…

  • CES tech show Las Vegas: meet the airbag vest that’s so smart it phones for help after a fall

    CES tech show Las Vegas: meet the airbag vest that’s so smart it phones for help after a fall

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    It was a year ago that sport protection company In&motion launched an airbag vest for skiers that grabbed the company a CES Innovation Award. Now, at the hi-tech trade show currently being held in Las Vegas, the firm has launched a version of that tech for motorcyclists. This time, however, the vest is connected to…

  • ‘Evel Pie’ restaurant opens in Las Vegas – we like it!

    ‘Evel Pie’ restaurant opens in Las Vegas – we like it!

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    ‘Evel Pie’ restaurant opens in Las Vegas – we like it! If you’re heading to Las Vegas and fancy grabbing some pizza in the land of the never-setting sun then check out Evel Pie, a one-off pizzeria dedicated to motorcycle jump legend Evel Knievel. Sited in Vegas’ downtown Fremont East Entertainment District, the venue has…

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