As expected, American Honda announced that the Taiwan-built, fuel-injected, 125cc Grom will be for sale in the U.S. as a 2014 model, priced at $2999. The Grom, known as the MSX125 in other markets [read our post on the MSX125 here], looks like it will be a blast to ride, [...]
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Borile B450 Scrambler – First Look Ducati may not build a 450 Scrambler anymore. But Umberto Borile does.
Umberto Borile, who gave life to this B450 Scrambler, exemplifies the passionate and creative Italian, a man who came of age in an era when electronic trickeries weren’t available to hide basic flaws in mechanical engineering. What’s more, Borile, who owns a good tooling shop near Padua in Italy, was [...]
Rolling burnouts in a parking garage? Dirt-track slides through construction zones? Wheelies that would impress Travis Pastrana? What’s gotten into Honda? The future of motorcycling, maybe. This is the Taiwanese-built MSX125, known as the Grom 125 in Japan. Launched overseas early this year, the MSX (Mini Street Xtreme) is rumored [...]
2013 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 Special Edition S – First Look Sorry, this cool, American-made V-Twin is only available in Italy.
The Italian motorcycle market has grown 50 percent leaner over the past 12 months, bikes having been added to list of luxury items that can trigger inspections about the accuracy of the number at the bottom of your annual income-tax form. As a result, the industry has suffered, Harley-Davidson included. [...]