Aprilia stopped production for the rest of the month at a plant near Venice, Italy and put 360 workers on Furlough. This comes on the heels of Gigi Dall'igna leaving the company to become CEO of Ducati Corse.
The three-cylinder in-line 125 HP MV Agusta Rivale 800 arrives in Europe later this month. The most powerful in its class, the Rivale 800 sets new standards in design, technology and rider handling.
Repsol Honda Team rookie Marc Marquez holds a 43-point lead and has a mathematical chance of winning the World Championship at this weekend's Tissot Australian Grand Prix at Phillip Island if he wins and Yamaha Factory Racing's Jorge Lorenzo does not finish second. It would be the first time a rookie has taken the championship in 35 years since Kenny Roberts in 1978.
Impulse Jackets unveils an innovative new biker jacket at improving rider safety by displaying motorbike signals on the back at AIMExpo in Orlando, USA next week.
Shorai LFX(TM) Batteries Named Official Battery in Erik Buell Racing's All-New Street Legal Sport Bike
Shorai Inc., a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of prismatic cell, lithium iron phosphate power sports batteries, announced this week they have been chosen as the official battery for Erik Buell Racing (EBR)'s new street-legal high performance motorcycle at the inaugural a href="http://www.aimexpousa.com/AIME/AIMExpo.aspx" target="_blank"> American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) in Orlando, Fla., where Shorai is showcasing its LFX batteries