Honda has launched a more powerful version of its XR farm workhorse. Replacing the XR125L, the new XR150L takes its predecessor’s best features and updates them to create a package that combines rugged durability with low operating costs.
After unveiling their Roland Sands-designed Concept Ninety at last year’s Concorso d’Eleganza at Italy’s Villa d’Este, BMW Motorrad used the same event and venue this year to unveil a new concept motorcycle – the “Concept Roadster”.
Following Bridgestone’s withdrawal from the role as Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP, and Dorna putting the role out to other manufacturers, Michelin’s tender has been accepted, with the French tyre brand to supply tyres to the championship from 2016.
Australia’s Bryan Staring is looking forward to making his return to the eni FIM World Superbike Championship at Donington on May 25, and hopes a recent injury won’t prevent him from putting in a good performance.