With the DCT system, Honda offers a dual clutch transmission that saves shifting. Decades ago, however, there was also a semi-automatic. This could come back on the market, if one can believe recent patent drawings. […weiter lesen]
The two-cylinder engines dominate in the adventure area. Only Kawasaki and BMW equip their models with four-cylinder, but the Versys 1000 and the S1000XR are only partially suitable for off-road use and are more intended for the road.
Honda now seems to want to equip an ADV motorcycle with a four-cylinder, as patent drawings show.
Honda möchte jetzt scheinbar ein ADV-Motorrad mit einem Vierzylinder ausstatten, wie Patentzeichnungen zeigen. […weiter lesen]
Aerodynamic components are constantly being developed on motorcycles. For the most part, the manufacturers concentrated on the front of the motorcycle and developed a wide variety of winglets. Patents have now appeared that show that Honda is working on aerodynamic components for the motorcycle rear. […weiter lesen]
Since the current Suzuki GSX-R1000 was only homologated according to Euro4, it may only be sold until the end of the year (as a new vehicle) in Europe. Patent drawings already indicate the next version. […weiter lesen]
Most of the accidents between motorcycles and cars probably happen at intersections. For this reason, a new system is being tested in Auckland that consists of road markings, flashing smart studs on the road, electronic signs and video analysis. The system will be installed on Dominion Road, as there were 29 accidents involving motorcycles between 2014 and 2018. […weiter lesen]
After the merger of Kawasaki and Bimota, the Tesi H2 was presented on the Eicma, a motorcycle that also has a swing arm at the front. The system is known from the Bimota Tesi models. Kawasaki also worked on a corresponding system, as patent drawings reveal. […weiter lesen]
After the merger of Kawasaki and Bimota, the first joint project was presented at the Eicma, the Tesi H2. It is based on the Kawasaki H2, but is equipped with the steering knuckle of the Tesi models. […weiter lesen]
Harley Davidson recalls the Tri Glide Ultra, Freewheeler and CVO Tri Glide to the workshops. The models from the production from March 12, 2018 to November 5, 2019 are affected. The reason for the recall is that the traction control could react incorrectly to […weiter lesen]
A patent from Honda has emerged and showing an electric motorcycle reminiscent of a CBR. A lot of information is not yet known, but if you consider the handlebar position, then it is more likely to be a touring motorcycle than a superbike. The battery […weiter lesen]
Ducati, KTM and also Kawasaki want to bring motorcycles onto the market, that use Bosch radar technology to measure the distance to vehicles in front and can therefore automatically adjust the speed of the motorcycle. But Kawasaki also seems to be working on an alternative […weiter lesen]