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Wanted: Writers for Motofire!

Think you know motorcycles? Always fancied yourself as a bit of a journalist? Join us. If you’ve every wondered if you have what it takes to write for a motorcycle news website, then now is your chance to find out. Yes, that’s right! Motofire.com are looking for writers,...

Aplinestars win top ‘wearable’ prize at CES China

Tech-Air system takes top prize in the ‘Wearables’ category during the Consumer Electronics Show Asia in Shanghai. The Italian clothing manufacturer claims that their Tech-Air system is the world’s first and only independant airbag solution that provides full, upper-body protection. We’re always a little confused as to the...

Michelin reveal 3D printed, ‘organic’ tyre

‘Visionary’ tyre is a new concept wheel that fuses together several, ‘cutting-edge’ technologies. After researching the current technologies available and interviewing over ninety people from all walks of life, the 3D printed, ‘Visionary’ concept tyre is Michelin’s vision of the near future. Using biodegradable and ‘bio-sourced’ materials, the...

Video: This is a Bear in a sidecar

Why? Because Internet + Russia. The video was shot by Nicholas Pasynkov, who says that he was ‘driving Saturday in Syktyvkar when he spotted the large bruin calmly riding in a motorcycle sidecar that had been designed to resemble the face of a wolf.’ Why? We have no...

Ducati introduce two new Scrambler variants

How many Ducati Scramblers is too many? It’s time for the annual ‘Wheels & Waves’ festival in Biarritz, France this week, so anyone who is anybody in the custom motorcycling world – or anyone who just has an interest in hanging out with cool people in a cool...

Suzuki Analyst charged with lying about emissions

Former employee accused of ‘violating the Clean Air Act’ with regards to motorcycle emissions on several 2012 models. A former Suzuki Motor Corp. employee, Wayne Powell, who was a Government Relations Analyst for Suzuki at the time of the alleged offence, has been charged with violating the clean...

Gallery: MV Agusta RVS #1

They teased it, then they released it. Now they’re showing it properly. Ok, so it’s basically a Brutale Dragster with some special bits on it. But that’s not to say that it isn’t still desirable. Here’s what MV have to say about it on their website: Today MV...

MV Agusta reveal their RVS

Italian manufacturer finally let the ‘Special Project’ out of the bag. “Who we are? We do not just build motorcycles, we engineer emotions”. Those are the words of Giovanni Castiglioni at the beginning of their release video for the ‘all new’ MV Agusta RVS. “MV is different to everybody...