Bikes

Another Munro sets land speed record video

Watch: Lee Munro - great-nephew of Burt Munro - screams across California desert on high-powered custom Indian Scout

Fifty years after Burt Munro set a land speed record, his great-nephew emulates him.

A master of all trades

Never mind the razor-cut form of the Superduke 1290 GT, experience the amazing way it functions.

This is arguably the most complete sport-touring motorcycle on the NZ market.

BMW brings quality to G 310 R

G 310 R is key to BMW Motorrad's plan to build more than 200,000 motorcycles per annum.

Learner bikes seldom offer as much status and quality as BMW's G 310 R.

Following in Burt's tyre tracks

Lee Munro with the 2017 Indian Scout he plans to ride at Bonneville.

History might be about to repeat itself as Lee Munro prepares to follow his great-uncle Burt to Bonneville.

Scrambler ready to ramble

Upright stance, wire wheels and high-riding exhaust system make this the looker of the Triumph 900 twin models.

New Triumph doesn't do what it says on the box. But don't take it so seriously.

Futuristic customised Ducati

Ducati XDiavel Thiverval.

Ducati unveils a futuristic take on its XDiavel cruiser just in time for a popular motorcycle gathering.

Kawasaki parties like it's 1989

KLR650 has given US military and adventurers 30 years of service; new seat and revised suspension this year.

The KLR650 proves they really do make 'em like they used to.

Duke 200 key to KTM's high aspirations

Hold the orange paint! Believe it or not the Duke 200 has a much more subtle appearance in 2017.

Austrian brand has reached its limit in dirt bikes. Time to really hit the road then.

'Ghost bike' mystery solved video

The riderless motorcycle cruising along the motorway.

Video of a motorcycle cruising along a motorway in France baffled the internet.

Down to a fine art

Artist Graham Hoete with his Burt Munro mural that he is working on in Invercargill.

A Burt Munro mural in Invercargill by Graham Hoete is already catching the eye of passers-by.

Kiwi superbiker digs deep for funds

Dillon Telford in action in Italy.

As the money runs low, a Kiwi superbike rider in Italy is turning to old-fashioned Kiwi ingenuity.

Versys 300 is no one-trick pony

Not be the prettiest bike in the Kawasaki dealership, but one of the most versatile and ready to tackle anything.

Broad talent from commuting to true adventure-riding is key to appeal of the Versys-X.

A good looking and cool cafe racer

Smaller tank put more engine on display than a Thruxton 1200, and gives the bike a lighter appearance.

Triumph's new Street Cup is a tempting blend of style and substance.

Heck of a collection, heck of a story

Tom White had spent two decades providing round the clock care for his quadriplegic son Bradley. Then, in April 2017, he ...

Motorcycle collecting entrepreneur Tom White had a plan but fate had other ideas.

Brass Monkey hits the road video

Winner of the most unusual vehicle at the Brass Monkey was Ross Hanson of Dunedin, with his Jetski bike that was made ...

About 1300 leather clad-motorcyclists braved sub-zero temperatures to attend the 37th Brass Monkey Motorcycle Rally. 

BMW's zero-emission scooter video

The BMW Motorrad Concept Link.

BMW unveils a zero-emissions concept scooter that targets urban travel.

Is it a bike or a motorbike?

Pedals might say bicycle, but vintage style of the Ascot Sport recalls early 20th Century motorcycles.

The vintage look Ascot Sport looks like a 1920s motorcycle that's escaped from a museum.

Too much heritage in this Harley

Heritage in name... like all Softails this one has the same 19-litre fuel tank that H-D has made for 40 years.

Classic-style bike aims to take us back to a more simple time. But it might be a bit too simple.

Barry Sheene's RG500 restored video

Suzuki restores Barry Sheene 1976 world championship-winning XR14

Barry Sheene's 41-year-old world championship-winning Suzuki has undergone a ground-up restoration in the UK.

Ton-up Triumph a green and pleasant ride

Good luck with spotting the new T100 from the existing T120; the best way is to count the number of front disc brakes.

A gentle ride back to the 1960s on a machine that looks like it has stepped straight out of The Who's mods-versus-rockers classic rock opera, Quadrophenia.

Bike racer turns safety champ

Karel Pavich demonstrates the style that won her the 2006 New Zealand 250cc road-racing championship.

There's a lot more to riding a bike than there is to driving a car and riding for 45 years doesn't make you a good rider.

Unreal wheelie stunts video

Unreal wheelie stunts in Miami.

Check out this young man as he performs some jaw-dropping wheelies on the streets of Miami.

Road King now Special

Lowered stance, blackout of all the shiny bits and the ditching of the windshield identify the special Road King.

 A Harley-Davidson classic has been refreshed to appeal more to today's cool kids.

Motorcyclist lands on top of car video

The rider lands safely on the back of the car.

In a bizarre crash caught on camera this motorcyclist is lucky to walk away uninjured.

Aprilia's bargain bike of the century

Shiver designed in the mid-noughties, but it's aged gracefully; petal brake discs and added belly pan are new.

 The Shiver 750 might just be the best-value bike you can buy right now.

A 'wheelie' long world record video

Masaru Abe maintained a speed of 40 kmh.

Taking over 13 hours and lasting 500km, the world record for a continuous wheelie has been smashed.

Kawasaki bike experiment video

Josh Condon (left) and Chris Cantle of the The Drive with the three Kawasakis that were tested to find the best fit for ...

A bike guy and a rookie rider check out three different Kawasakis to find out which one is just right.

VW eyes Ducati sale

The Volkswagen group may sell off Ducati to pay for its diesel emissions fallout.

VW is considering a sale of Ducati as it streamlines ops to help fund an overhaul following its emissions scandal.

2017's most important bike?

Lowered BonnevilleT120 creates Bobber. Single seat, triangulated swingarm and monoshock give 'hardtail' look.

Sorry hipsters, but Triumph shows you can have custom looks with mainstream ease-of-use.

Iconic N-Zeta scooter may return

A smaller older petrol-powered Cezeta 501.

Want to scoot into a NZ business opportunity?

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