Want a superbike with that coffee?

Kawasaki ZX-7RR was raced by Kiwi legends such as Aaron Slight and Simon Crafar.

An Auckland cafe is one of the few places in the world you can pick up a superbike with your coffee.

Ducati XDiavel voted best-looker

The Ducati XDiavel.

Ducati's XDiavel has been voted the best-looking bike of EICMA 2015.

Bike fans flock to Magpie Madness

Mokai Reihana, Ivan Twaddle and Charlie Solomon-Rehe prepare for extreme lawnmower racing at the Magpie Madness motorcycle rally in Winchester.

A South Canterbury motorcycle rally is celebrating its 21st birthday, but liquor licenses will discourage over-indulgence, an organiser says.

Victory's jolly green giant

The Victory Magnum, resplendent in retina-searing Plasma Lime metallic paint complete with graphics that look hand-applied. It's a livery that really ices those chopped-bagger looks.

The giant Victory Magnum is easy on the eyes and ears as well.

Triumph twins have more gears, grunt

Muscular 1200cc Thruxton model will be the flagship of Triumph's new twin range.

Triumph hopes a new range of twins will give it another claim to fame.

BMW superbike is electric

BMW has released images and minor details of its new eRR electric superbike concept.

BMW shows off all-electric machine based on the S 1000 RR superbike.

Photos: Quad bikers hit the track gallery

Greg Graham from Chch competes in the New Zealand ATV Championships.

Quad bike competitors from across New Zealand hit the track in New Plymouth over the weekend.

Jake's life-long love of bikes gallery

Jake Williams, from Bell Block, is leader of the "Retro Rockers" motorcycle group.

Helen Harvey finds out what makes a retro rocker tick.

Harley history in new Forty-Eight

Timeless: Harley-Davidson's Forty-Eight plays on the company's rich history.

A lack of modernisation is both the most appealing and detracting feature of Harley's modern bobber.

Yamaha R1 pushes your buttons

New Yamaha R1 is packed with electronic aids - but not at the expense of raw thrills.

The Yamaha R1 is virtually impossible to master in a single test-ride.

Man crashes off motocross bike

A biker was flown to Tauranga Hospital via rescue helicopter from Pongakawa.

The man was taking part in a motocross event in Pongakawa.

A dynamic Bonneville variation

The Triumph Thruxton 900 is a bike with "the potential to be as popular with hipsters as beard-grooming products".

Triumph have the Thruxton tooled-up, ready to cash in on the rebooted "cafe racer" trend.

Marquez reinvents MotoGP

Marc Marquez wheelstanding at 340kmh on the Gardner Straight at Phillip Island.

The current world MotoGP champion has changed the way racers ride.

Triumph reconnects with 'Mr Cool'

Triumph Scrambler recalls the days when Steve McQueen was the King of Cool.

The Triumph Scrambler 900 won't make you cool like Steve McQueen. No harm in trying, though.

Levy spike could 'kill' biking

Ulysses Club members (from left) Mike Dew from Christchurch, David Coy from Hamilton, and Peter Read from Whakatane.

Motorcycle club questions ACC's motives for publishing "alarming" levy cost.

Welcome to 'Munro's Shed'

Terry Dalton has an impressive collection in his man cave, including the trailer (top) Burt Munro used to tow his motorcycle in the 1960s.

There aren't many men who can claim to hang a piece of world history in their man cave.

Motorcycle bits fetch $1.1m

Gary Ross's passion for Brough Superior motorcycles has paid off.

Motorcycle spare parts accumulated by a Sydney enthusiast have sold at auction in the UK for more than NZ$1m.

Honda reveals new CBR500R

Honda's new CBR500R.

Honda's new CBR500R has made its global debut at the American International Motorcycle Expo in the US.

Honda to reveal trike

Honda may be getting into the tricycle market. This Neowing concept vehicle will be on display at the 44th Annual Tokyo Motor Show.

Is Honda joining Harley-Davidson, Polaris, T-Rex and Can-Am in the tricycle market?

MV makes middleweight magic

The MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800.

MV Agusta's Turismo Veloce 800 is a sports-tourer with a keen appetite for corners.

From scrap to masterpiece video

Gordon Forshaw, left, and Pete Rickerby say building a classic motorbike from scrap metal was "challenging but rewarding".

Two mates from Marlborough, one with Multiple Sclerosis and the other Parkinson's Disease, have rebuilt a classic motorbike from scrap metal.

Aprilia's new adventure

Aprilia's new Caponord Rally comes with plenty of kit attached.

The new 1200 Rally version of Aprilia's Caponord is a highly capable adventure-touring bike.

Six-cog Guzzi worth celebrating

Some traditions die hard, like blued pipes and Guzzi's unique engine format, while underneath lurk six useful gearbox ratios.

Crack open the chianti because Moto Guzzi has finally fitted a modern six-speed gearbox to its charming old chugger.

Honda's Crossrunner redressed video

Honda's VFR800X Crossrunner. Is this faux ADV the real deal?

Honda’s other VFR800, the X model or Crossrunner, gets a makeover for 2015. Is this faux ADV the real deal?

Old hog makes $674,800 video


Rusty, dusty, unrestored 90-year-old Harley-Davidson with dented wheels and flat tyres sells for NZ$674,800 in Melbourne.

Where rust is a must video


Rare motorbike has been in storage for years but it's "barn-find" condition only adds to it's charm - and value.

Saved by the TomTom

Showing the way and slowing you down if it spots a camera.

While TomTom’s Rider will show you where to go and how to get there, as we’d expect, it’s also good for protecting your licence.

Ducati feeds its Monster

The 2015 Ducati Monster 1200 R.

Ducati reveals its fastest, most powerful naked bike at Frankfurt motor show

'S' is for superlative

The BMW S1000RR's visual execution hasn't quite kept pace with its engineering progress with the new bodywork still looking a tad piecemeal.

Words can't describe the latest S1000RR from BMW.

Motorcycle-car unleashed

The growing popularity of ''autocycles'' such as the Invader has opened a gray area of federal law in the US.

Sandy Hall's white trike has no doors, two seats inches above the road and can hit 257 kmh.

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