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Ducati sold 55,451 motorcycles in 2016

Italian manufacturer sold almost exactly the same number of bikes in 2016 as they did in 2015. Ducati have announced their sales figures for 2016 and they show that the company had a pretty bumper 90th anniversary. Despite selling just 642 more bikes than in 2015, this upturn of 1.2% in sales for...

Meta-Review: Triumph’s 2017 Street Scrambler

Details are starting to come through as the launch takes place in Spain this weekend. It’s based around the Street Twin architecture, and when revealed in Milan during the EICMA show last year, Triumph were calling their new Street Scrambler as being ‘better in every way’. Now’s the weekend that...

Liam Neeson won’t ever ride a motorcycle

You can tick those TT movie rumours off from your list. A few months ago we broke the story about a TT-based motorcycle movie set to be directed by Ben Younger. We were cautiously optimistic because we’ve had our hearts broken before by the phrase ‘hollywood motorcycle movie’...

Gallery: 2017 Triumph Street Triple Range

Here they are, the greatly anticipated Triumph Street Triple RS, R and S models. Tech specs later, for now, just enjoy the view! Street Triple RS Riding shots Street Triple RS Studio Street Triple R Riding shots Street Triple R Studio Street Triple S Riding shots Street Triple...

Is this the best motorcycle job of all time?

Do you love riding motorcycles? Do you enjoy medical cannabis? Craigslist is a wonderful place. A scary, often disturbing and frequently strange corner of the internet, but wonderful. We often get lost down a rabbit hole when browsing its classifieds and more often than not find something that we’re...

Custom of the Week: BMW 1150GS by Capêlos Garage

Nuno Capêlo from Porto, Portugal, well Madeira originally, is no stranger to the Bike Shed. His sublime Ducati/Cagiva 350 Pantah/Alazzura not only made us weak at the knees but was a definite favourite amongst show-goers at Bike Shed London 2016. Nuno splits his time between architecture and motorcycle design, more...

Victory Motorcycles is closing down

Polaris pull the plug on the entire range of Victory Motorcycles and their operations. Parent company Polaris – the same people who own Indian Motorcycles – have announced today that their cruiser brand, Victory, will no longer trade. The decision is effective immediately. In a statement released today,...