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1/21/19 - BMW Posts Eight Years In a Row of Sales Increases appeared first on Web Bike World.

">BMW Posts Eight Years In a Row of Sales Increases

Let the BMW Good Times Roll BMW is on a sales increases run that’s years long. The company posted an annual sales increase for the eighth straight year. The company saw an uptick in sales of 0.9 percent for 2018. That brings BMW’s annual total of motorcycles sold to a strong 165,566. That’s the sales ...

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1/21/19 - The Mint 400 Will Host Motorcycles Again appeared first on Web Bike World.

">The Mint 400 Will Host Motorcycles Again

The Bikes Return to the Desert The Mint 400 is a desert race close to Las Vegas. The race used to have several classes of vehicles compete, but it shut down in 1989. Some folks resurrected the race in 2008. However, motorcycles were not included. That changes this year. This year, the race will take ...

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1/20/19 - Ducati’s Future Is Electric appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Ducati’s Future Is Electric

An Electric Italian Stallion Is Coming Electric motorcycles are starting to really come into their own. I made a prediction that 2019 would be a breakout year for electric bikes. It’s shaping up to be true. Ducati is in the game. At a Motostudent event in Spain, Claudio Domenicali, Ducati’s CEO, said “The future is ...

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1/19/19 - Motorcycle News Roundup – Week Ending January 19 appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Motorcycle News Roundup – Week Ending January 19

The Stories You Need to Know This is the news roundup for the last couple of weeks ending today, January 13th of 2019. There’s been a lot of news recently and rather than bore you with all the details, we thought we’d pick the most interesting topics to keep you in the loop on what’s ...

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1/18/19 - Ducati’s Ready for Red Tour Will Stop in 17 Locations Across the U.S. appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Ducati’s Ready for Red Tour Will Stop in 17 Locations Across the U.S.

Get Ready for the Italian Invasion Ducati wants to show off everything its got. The company will do so with its Ready for Red Tour. On the tour, Ducati will hit 17 locations in major cities across the U.S. The goal will be to share what the company is doing from a technology perspective and showcase ...

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1/18/19 - New Neurobiological Study Shows Benefits of Motorcycle Riding appeared first on Web Bike World.

">New Neurobiological Study Shows Benefits of Motorcycle Riding

Go Ride It’s Good For You According to a new study funded by Harley-Davidson, riding a motorcycle can reduce stress and increase focus. The study found that riding a motorcycle also increased heart rates by 11 percent and adrenaline levels by 27 percent. That’s essentially the same as doing a light workout. Reducing stress is ...

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1/17/19 - Lightning Motorcycles Teases Its Second Model, the Lightning Strike appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Lightning Motorcycles Teases Its Second Model, the Lightning Strike

A New Electric Motorcycle for the Masses While the LS-218 electric motorcycle from Lighting Motorcycles is a high-dollar item designed for high-speed racing, the company’s second bike should be more pedestrian. The company just released a teaser for its new motorcycle called the Lighting Strike.  Lightning Motorcycles claims its new bike will “shock the industry ...

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1/17/19 - SBS Brakes Shows Off DS-2 Dual Sinter Brake Pad Compound appeared first on Web Bike World.

">SBS Brakes Shows Off DS-2 Dual Sinter Brake Pad Compound

The Follow Up to the DS-1 Is Here Brake manufacturer SBS Brakes now has a successor to the popular DS-1 brake pads. It’s appropriately named the DS-2. The brake pads come after more than two years of extensive testing. During that testing, SBS Brakes got an unconventional idea: mount two different compounds for racing use. ...

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1/17/19 - Motorcycle Industry Council Talks With Lawmakers About Access to National Forests appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Motorcycle Industry Council Talks With Lawmakers About Access to National Forests

More Access to Land for Motorcyclists? Members of the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) and outdoor recreation industry leaders met with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment Jim Hubbard and other officials. According to the press release, the goal of the meeting was to discuss improving access to lands managed by the ...

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1/16/19 - Bridgestone’s New BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 Sports Radial Tires appeared first on Web Bike World.

">Bridgestone’s New BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 Sports Radial Tires

The Sporty BATTLAX We recently reported that Bridgestone had some new adventure touring motorcycle tires, but now they have some new tires for sportbike riders, too. The company posted a press release released the BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S22 Sports Radial Tires. These tires are a continued improvement on the last tires in this line, the S21. The ...

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