• Indian MotoGP Sprint and Full Race Results (News) (Race Results)
    by Dirck Edge on 09/25/2023 at 12:15 AM

    The inaugural Grand Prix of India was held at the new Buddh circuit this weekend. Saturday’s Sprint race saw Jorge Martin (Ducati) take a convincing win over second place Pecco Bagnaia (Ducati) and third place Marc Marquez (Honda). Marco Bezzecchi (Ducati) started from pole position and was clearly the fastest rider on the track, but

  • Honda Bringing XL750 Transalp to U.S. Market for 2024 (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 09/21/2023 at 12:57 AM

    After great success in Europe last year, the XL750 Transalp will be coming to the U.S. market for 2024 according to Honda. This is the adventure model featuring the new 750cc parallel-twin. Details of this bike prior to its introduction in Europe last year can be found in our story here. The Honda U.S. website

  • Ducati Introduces 2024 Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 09/19/2023 at 5:21 PM

    Ducati introduced another new 2024 model earlier today. The Multistrada V4 S Grand Tour is aimed at the rider looking for an adventure-style motorcycle that offers the ultimate in comfort for extended tours. This is a “flagship” of sorts for Ducati, so it has every imaginable bell-and-whistle from electronic suspension to the finest Brembo brake

  • 2024 Aprilia RS 457: A New Lightweight Parallel-Twin (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 09/13/2023 at 12:32 AM

    A few years ago, Aprilia introduced the RS 660, which has been selling extremely well, particularly in Europe. A mid-displacement parallel-twin sport bike, it was followed by the naked Tuono 660. Now, Aprilia introduces a smaller, lighter parallel-twin in the form of the RS 457 shown. With 457cc, a claimed 47 horsepower and 350 pounds

  • Misano MotoGP Sprint and Full Race Results (News) (Race Results)
    by Dirck Edge on 09/10/2023 at 6:25 PM

    The MotoGP championship series visited Misano this weekend, which is considered the home track for many of the Italian riders. It was a Spaniard, however, who dominated by taking pole position (with a new lap record), and the win in both the Saturday Sprint and the Sunday full race. Jorge Martin (Ducati) led home the

  • Catalunya MotoGP Sprint and Full Race Results (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 09/03/2023 at 11:03 PM

    The MotoGP series visited the famous track in Barcelona, Spain this weekend. Saturday’s Sprint race saw hometown favorite Aleix Espargararo (Aprilia) pass championship points leader Pecco Bagnaia (Ducati) and pull away to a comfortable win over second place Bagnaia and third place Maverick Vinales (Aprilia). Sunday’s main event was red flagged after several riders went

  • The Electrics are Coming: Can-Am Closer to Production of Electric Roadster and Adventure Models (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 08/28/2023 at 4:50 PM

    When you think of Can-Am, you undoubtedly think of the popular three-wheelers that have been in production for quite some time. You may not know that Can-Am also has a motorcycle history, and that it is returning to the production of motorcycles. Those motorcycles will be electric, and include both a roadster and adventure models.

  • KTM Redesigns Small Displacement Dukes for 2024 (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 08/23/2023 at 9:30 PM

    Currently, the KTM USA website describes two smaller displacement Dukes available for the 2023 model year, including the 390 Duke and 200 Duke. KTM has just announced three new small displacement Dukes for 2024, each with substantial changes. I suspect that North America (including the USA) will get the new 390 Duke and the 250

  • Austrian MotoGP Sprint and Full Race Results (News) (Race Results)
    by Dirck Edge on 08/20/2023 at 9:06 PM

    Championship points leader Pecco Bagnaia (Ducati) completed a perfect weekend by winning the full GP race earlier today in Austria after also winning yesterday’s Sprint race. Finishing second in both races was KTM’s Brad Binder. Third place in the Sprint race went to Jorge Martin (Ducati), while Marco Bezzecchi (Ducati), after setting a new lap

  • Honda’s Jett Lawrence Takes AMA 450cc Motocross Title After Winning Every Race Held So Far This Year (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 08/14/2023 at 5:29 PM

    Okay, MD does not normally cover AMA Motocross, but this story is worth bringing to our readers’ attention. As a rookie in the 450cc class, Honda’s Jett Lawrence has won every single outdoor moto held in 2023. Jett already had quite a record in the 250cc catagories, both supercross and outdoors, but winning 18 of