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2/22/19 - Ilmberger Carbon’s Suzuki GSX-R1000 Carbon Build appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Ilmberger Carbon’s Suzuki GSX-R1000 Carbon Build

Carbon Fiber Galore Carbon fiber is used on a wide variety of motorsports applications to make things lighter weight and improve performance. Ilmberger Carbon has been producing motorcycle carbon fiber parts for decades. The company started in Germany in 1990 by motorcycle racer Julius Ilmberger. It puts out some seriously impressive stuff. One of the ...

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2/22/19 - Royal Enfield Workers Strike for the Second Time in Recent Months appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Royal Enfield Workers Strike for the Second Time in Recent Months

Strikes Make It Difficult to Meet Demand Royal Enfield seems to be doing a lot right with the type of motorcycles it builds. However, the company may have some issues internally. According to RideApart, Royal Enfield production workers are on strike, and this is the second time in the last few months this has happened.  ...

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2/22/19 - KLIM’s One-Piece Hardanger Rider Suit Released appeared first on Web Bike World.

">KLIM’s One-Piece Hardanger Rider Suit Released

A One Piece Designed for Touring and Commuting I’ve actually never owned a one-piece rider suit, but I definitely see the appeal for touring and commuting applications. One-piece suits make a lot of sense for both types of riders, and now KLIM has a suit designed for both. The KLIM Hardanger is the latest offering, ...

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2/21/19 - Jarvish Secures More Than Enough Crowd Funding for Smart Helmet, Adds Tron Version appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Jarvish Secures More Than Enough Crowd Funding for Smart Helmet, Adds Tron Version

Let the Smart Helmet Revolution Begin We recently reported on the Australian company Forcite and its smart helmet. Now we get the news that Jarvish has secured more than enough funding for its smart helmet and added a Tron version. The company managed to raise over $420,000 on Kickstarter and managed to raise $440,000 on Indigogo. ...

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2/21/19 - Safer Motorcycling Research Consortium Seeks to Make Riding Safer appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Safer Motorcycling Research Consortium Seeks to Make Riding Safer

Six Companies, One Mission According to a new press release, Honda, BMW Motorrad, Harley-Davidson, Indian, Kawasaki, and Yamaha decided to team up to make a safety Justice League of sorts. The companies started the Safer Motorcycling Research Consortium, which was recently officially designated as a non-profit in Washington D.C. The point of the consortium is ...

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2/21/19 - Over 40 Percent of DOT Certified Helmets Fail Government Testing appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Over 40 Percent of DOT Certified Helmets Fail Government Testing

Does DOT Really Mean Anything? A lot of people know that the Department of Transportation certification for motorcycle helmets isn’t very good. There’s a lot of problems with it, including the fact that testing was based on data from people in automobile accidents, the testing methods are out of date, and that helmet manufacturers get ...

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2/20/19 - Could BMW Be Working on a Hybrid Boxer Engine? appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Could BMW Be Working on a Hybrid Boxer Engine?

More Hybrid Bikes Are Coming If you thought motorcycles were safe from hybrid technology, you were wrong. A new patent filing by BMW spotted by the two-wheeled sleuths at Motorcycle.com revealed the company might be working on a hybrid boxer engine for a motorcycle. Judging by the patent drawings it’s a bit of a stretch. ...

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2/20/19 - A Future Honda Gold Wing Will Get Stereoscopic Cameras for Predictive Safety appeared first on Web Bike World.

">A Future Honda Gold Wing Will Get Stereoscopic Cameras for Predictive Safety

An Extra Set of Eyes for Safety Cameras and sensors for safety purposes are commonplace on cars these days, and now that technology will begin to become commonplace on motorcycles. MoreBikes noticed some new patents from Honda that put stereoscopic cameras into the fairing of the Gold Wing. What does this mean? Well, those cameras would ...

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2/19/19 - Will Honda Build a Modern Cafe Racer, Too? appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Will Honda Build a Modern Cafe Racer, Too?

Sticking With the Trends We just reported on the fact that Suzuki filed a patent for a cafe racer, and now it seems that Honda could be working on a similar motorcycle. According to the Japanese publication Young Machine, Honda will consider bringing back the GB series of bikes in the form of a modern ...

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2/19/19 - Is a Retro Suzuki Cafe Racer Coming? appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Is a Retro Suzuki Cafe Racer Coming?

Patent Suggests Maybe Suzuki recently filed a patent application for a new cafe racer bike that would be a nice addition to its lineup. The bike, if built, would likely fit in with some of the other retro-styled motorcycles, including the VanVan 200 and the TU250X. Although, it appears that this bike would have higher ...

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