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Michelin Patents Rear Fender with Built-in Auxiliary Drive Motor

Swingarm-mounted fenders already pull double duty, serving as rear mudguard and license plate holder, but tire manufacturer  has an idea…

4 months ago

Motorcycle.com’s Most Read News of 2020

There are just a few days left in 2020, which means there's enough time for yet another year-end list. We've…

5 months ago

2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure Revealed in Patent Filings

KTM has filed a patent application for a new low-slung saddle-shaped fuel tank, and the illustrations suggest it will be…

6 months ago

Harley-Davidson Files Patent for New V-Twin Engine with VVT

Harley-Davidson has filed a patent for a new engine design that uses variable valve timing. Officially, the patent is not…

10 months ago

Patent Filing Reveals New Harley-Davidson Pushrod Engine Design

It's been a pretty busy week for Harley-Davidson, announcing its 2020 model lineup and holding its annual dealer meeting in…

2 years ago

Kawasaki is Developing a Hybrid Motorcycle

We've been waiting for some time now for electric motorcycles to take the next big leap towards the mainstream. Thanks…

2 years ago

BMW’s C Evolution Scooter Could Get a C1-Style Roof

BMW introduced a new generation of scooters when it debuted the C650GT and C600 Sport (since renamed the C650 Sport)…

2 years ago

Indian is Developing VVT for Thunder Stroke Engine

In April, Motorcycle.com broke the news that Indian is about to introduce a new liquid-cooled V-Twin engine originally developed for…

2 years ago

Fixed-Fairing Indian Spotted with New Liquid-Cooled V-Twin Engine

(UPDATE: After we published this article, we discovered evidence that further verifies our reporting and provides additional information about Indian's…

2 years ago

BMW F850RS Revealed in Design Filings

Designs of what appears to be the production version of BMW's Concept 9Cento sport-tourer have been uncovered from, of all…

2 years ago