If you feel like you had a hard time keeping up with all the motorcycles news this past week, don’t worry, we got you! This is RideApart Weekly (RAW), your motorcycle news roundup that gives you a glimpse of all the good (and bad) stuff that happened in the industry over the past seven days.
This week, we talk electric motorcycles, the Kawasaki ZX-25R could soon have a Yamaha competitor, and we check out some wild custom bikes.
Yamaha Developing Its Own Version Of The Kawasaki ZX-25R?
The Kawasaki ZX-25R has been one hot topic on the motorcycle news front for well over a year. Now that the model was unveiled with all its spec, we have a new 250cc, inline-four to talk about.
Rumors out of Asia suggest that Yamaha could be the next Japanese maker to step up and go after Kawasaki’s crown in the single-model segment. Several sources talk of a track-oriented Yamaha YZF-R25M in the works and we’re here for it. Check out the full story.
Royal Enfield Gearing Up For A Spike In Motorcycle Sales
An increasing number of experts expect the motorcycle market to explode with the pandemic-related lockdowns lifting around the world. According to them, people will turn to new modes of individual transportation and motorcycles and scooters will be part of that solution.
Royal Enfield and parent company Eicher Motors are getting ready for the surge by making sure that the Enfield lineup is more accessible than ever. The manufacturer is expanding its dealers network and offering financial solutions to stimulate sales. Check out the full story.
The 5 Most Powerful Electric Motorcycles On The Market
There’s one thing electric motorcycles are really good at and that’s performance. Electric powertrains have the often unsuspected ability to provide exciting accelerations, even if they’re not designed for performance.
Of course, some manufacturers take full advantage of that perk and create gorgeous machines designed to go fast. We…