Corbin Press Release: Corbin is proud to announce the introduction of their new seat specifically designed for the KTM RC8 Superbike. This seat was designed to provide support in the rider area with additional width and a dished seating platform. The nose of the saddle was kept narrow to promote increased ground reach. The Corbin [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
There is no shortfall of compelling qualities in the sportbike category, but the Austrian-built KTM RC8 R possesses a concentration of characteristics that hit your senses with all the force of an avalanche. Foremost is the fact that this purebred superbike is built by a company largely perceived as a dirtbike manufacturer, but there is [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Ten Bikes with Soul and Character Ten ways to keep it soulful (and sometimes a little strange) while having a good time on two wheels.
For decades, the implacable march of technology and improved performance has driven motorcycles to incredible heights. Even our dyno and GPS-based timing equipment are so shocked by what they’re recording that they’ve started putting exclamation points after some of the horsepower and quarter-mile numbers. But as awesome as all this performance, economy, reliability, comfort and [...]Read Full Post | Comments(1)
KTM continues to hone the 1195cc (105.0 x 69.0mm), dohc, four-valve-per-cylinder, 75-degree V-Twin that powers the new RC8R—the hottest of the superbike models based on this compact and lightweight engine. The thorough re-design is said to help it produce 175 hp at 10,250 rpm, and 93.7 ft.-lb. at 8000 rpm. KTM claims a nice compromise [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)