2021 Triumph Bonneville range gets model updates – paultan.org

2021 Triumph Bonneville T120 Comprising of five models and one limited edition variant, the 2021 Triumph Bonneville “Modern Classics” range gets engine updates and weight reduction. The entire Bonneville lineup gets Euro 5 compliance in the engine room along with improvements in engine response and lower emissions. Topping Triumph’s Modern

2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan adventure-tourer update – paultan.org

Coming out of India is the upgraded 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan adventure-tourer. Aside from new colour schemes, updates have been applied to the seat, rear cargo carrier as well as the addition a new windshield. For 2021, Himalayan now comes with a navigation display in the instrument panel. This takes

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa revealed – new engine, chassis – paultan.org

Covers have been taken off the 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa, completely new after two generations. Aerodynamics plays an even greater part in the third generation Hayabusa, which Suzuki claims has one of the best drag coefficients on any street-legal motorcycle. Design of the 2022 Hayabusa moves away from the curves and

MIROS claims to be developing LIDAR for motorcycles – paultan.org

A Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system for motorcycles has been announced by the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), reports national news agency Bernama. The technology is capable of detecting the vehicles in front and warn riders to avoid collisions even at a high speed, says MIROS Director-General

Moto2/Moto3 test venue changed to create ‘safe’ pre-season

The 2021 Moto2 and Moto3 pre-season tests have been moved from Jerez to Qatar in mid-March in a bid to “create the safest and most efficient” pre-season programme. MotoGP promoters Dorna Sports, governing body the FIM and the International Race Teams’ Association (IRTA) have already been forced into calendar tweaks

Frey Beast world's first 60 Volt e-bike, 160 Nm torque – paultan.org

Based in Jinhua, China, electric bicycle (e-bike) maker Frey has unveiled what might be the world’s most powerful e-bike in the form of the Frey Beast. Numbers for the Frey Beast are impressive, with an industry first 60 Volt, 24.5 AH battery pack instead of the usual industry standard 15

Cyclists want motorcycle lane reserved for weekends – paultan.org

Cyclists are urging authorities to reserve the motorcycle lane on main highways for their use on weekends. This was said by Bukit Jelutong Plan A community organiser Faz Adhili, in the interests of cyclists’ safety, in an Astro Awani report. “I recommend that on weekends, the motorcycle lane on main

Ducati Superleggera V4 in Malaysia, 1 of 500, RM888k – paultan.org

The epitome of the Borgo Panigale maker’s engineering prowess, the Ducati Superleggera V4, is now in Malaysia and priced at RM888,000. With a power to weight ratio of 1.41 hp per kg, the Superleggera V4 is said to be the most powerful production motorcycle currently available. Made in a limited

Petronas SRT's Franco Morbidelli goes rally racing – paultan.org

Motorcycle race riders taking to four wheel competition is nothing new, it’s been done before by luminaries such as John Surtees and Valentino Rossi. Latest to join the roster is Petronas Yamaha Sepang Racing Team (SRT) rider Franco Morbidelli, who competes in ACI Rally Monza with a Hyundai i20 R5,

2021 Serial 1 powered by Harley-Davidson electric bicycle – four models, pricing starts from RM13,839 – paultan.org

Details and pricing have been listed for the Serial 1 electric bicycle (e-bicycle) Harley-Davidson sub-brand, with pricing starting from USD 3,399 (RM13,839) and deliveries expected in the first quarter of 2021. There are four models in the range – the Rush/CTY Speed, Rush/CTY, Rush/CTY Step-Thru and Mosh/CTY – offering different