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Motorcycles

Riderless motorcycle ready for autonomous world

Riderless bike expected to allow more comprehensive autonomous car testing

Motorcycle manoeuvrability and acceleration present unique obstacles for autonomous cars, and advanced driver assistance programs have to react differently. Read More


The Toronto Motorcycle Show

What better time than winter to whet your appetite for the riding season Read More

Motorcycles Auto Shows Feb 19, 2018, 6:35 PM

Harley-Davidson vs Indian: The Beginning of a Rivalry

The century-long friendly rivalry boasts historical achievements for both manufacturers Read More

Motorcycles Classic Cars Jan 4, 2018, 5:40 AM

Michigan reclassifies 3-wheeled vehicles

New law allows open cockpits and removes motorcycle license requirement Read More

Motorcycles Auto Industry New Cars Oct 14, 2017, 10:30 PM

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Bike Comparo: Honda CRF250 Rally vs Kawasaki Versys-X 300

Which bike is better all depends on what compromises you’re willing to make Read More

Motorcycles Sep 5, 2017, 9:00 PM

10 significant new motorcycles for 2017 (and one more)

Spring is here, officially, so it's time for our thoughts to turn to motorcycles

All the motorcycle manufacturers have new bikes for 2017 – here are some of the most significant among them, and the reasons why. By Mark Richardson. Read More

Car Nuts Motorcycles Mar 30, 2017, 1:40 AM

Two companies take flight with hoverbikes

Hoversurf, BMW show prototype and concept, respectively, of flying bikes

Russian startup Hoversurf built the electric quadcopter Scorpion-3, while BMW Motorrad and LEGO teamed up on non-functional Hover Ride Design Concept. Read More

Future Cars Motorcycles Feb 23, 2017, 2:30 AM

Ducati debuts limited-edition bike at fashion week

Bike maker and clothing retailer Diesel partner on Ducati Diavel Diesel

Ducati and Diesel say bike was inspired by “hyperkinetic dynamism of post-apocalyptic, retro-futuristic world,” combining elements of past and future. Read More

Motorcycles Jan 17, 2017, 9:30 PM

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Honda rides revised Rebel into Long Beach

New cruiser a mix of old and new-school style to attract young riders

Power is supplied by water-cooled, fuel-injected engines - either a 286-cc single in the Rebel 300, or a 471-cc 8-valve parallel twin in the Rebel 500. Read More

Motorcycles Auto Shows Nov 18, 2016, 10:00 PM

Youngsters may go ape over compact motorbike

Motochimp design reportedly inspired by design from 10-year-old girl

Compact zero-emissions motorbike can charge lithium-ion batteries in as little as an hour (from a standard electric plug) to offer range of 60 km. Read More

Green Cars Motorcycles Nov 7, 2016, 9:30 PM

BMW previews its next 100 years

BMW displays four futuristic concepts together for the first time at 100th celebration

To mark its 100th anniversary, BMW created four concept vehicles that it sees as the future of its brands – and of transportation. Read More

New Cars Future Cars Luxury Cars Motorcycles Oct 18, 2016, 12:05 PM

T-Rex expands its territory

The Quebec-built T-Rex three-wheeler can now be licensed and driven in Ontario

Nothing about a T-Rex says, “I’m sensible,” including its $58,000 price tag. But sensible is boring. Sensible is where excitement goes to die. Read More

Car Nuts Motorcycles Jun 7, 2016, 5:05 AM

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On the ground at Port Dover Friday the 13th bike fest

Every Friday the 13th, the motorcycles converge on Port Dover, Ontario

The population of the small town on the north shore of Lake Erie can swell from 7,000 to 20 times that on a warm, sunny Friday 13th. Read More

Car Nuts Motorcycles Auto Industry People May 18, 2016, 11:05 AM

Elio Motors closer to launching new city“car”

Seat-behind-seat design makes width half that of a sub-compact cabin

Elio uses a 55-hp 900 cc 3-cylinder engine to take the vehicle from zero to 100 km/h in less than 10 seconds and attain a top speed of 165 km/h. Read More

Motorcycles New Cars Feb 25, 2016, 5:30 PM

Mid-winter motorcycle madness at big bike show

2016 North American International Motorcycle Supershow

The North American International Motorcycle Supershow, held in Toronto every January, bills itself as the largest motorcycle show on the continent. Read More

Car Nuts Motorcycles Auto Shows Jan 19, 2016, 9:10 PM

Riding the 'Tail of the Dragon' in a BMW M6

318 curves in just 11 miles (18 km), billiard-table smooth, and no intersections

The 'Tail of the Dragon' is one of the best-known and most popular roads for sports bikes and cars in the eastern United States. Read More


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Inside the 'Wheels Through Time' motorcycle museum

This museum in Maggie Valley, NC, is devoted to American motorcycles

There are more than 300 bikes on display in the 'Wheels Through Time' museum from at least 24 different marques, though the majority are Harleys. Read More


It's spring – time to start shopping for motorcycles

Here are our choices of what’s the best and next-best in each class

There’s a new two-wheeler for you out there somewhere, if you can only find it among all the different bikes available. Read More

Motorcycles Car Nuts Mar 24, 2015, 1:15 AM

Honda builds 300-million motorcycles

The first commercial Honda bike, the Dream Type-D was introduced in 1949

The 300-millionth Honda motorcycle was a Gold Wing, the iconic touring bike that itself will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2015. Read More

Car Nuts Auto Industry Motorcycles Nov 26, 2014, 5:50 PM

DRIVING TIPS: Sharing the road with motorcycles

Above all else, keep in mind that there's a vulnerable person beneath that helmet

If you're driving anywhere near southern Ontario this weekend, you're likely to be sharing the roads with a lot more motorcycles than usual. Read More

Safe Driving Tips Car Safety Motorcycles Sep 13, 2013, 2:00 PM

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Suzuki to discontinue car sales in Canada

Canadian company will realign to focus on motorcycles, ATV and marine division

No new Suzuki automobiles will be sold here after 2014 model year but warranties will be honoured and parts and service will continue to be provided. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Motorcycles Mar 26, 2013, 10:00 PM

It's a C evolution for BMW

BMW Motorrad tests its first near-production prototype of a high-performance e-scooter

From July 27 to Aug. 12, BMW will test five fully roadworthy prototypes of its C evolution, its next step in sustainable urban transportation. Read More

Green Cars Auto Technology Motorcycles Jul 27, 2012, 4:00 AM