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Triumph Poised To Lead The Electric Motorcycle Field With The TE-1 Prototype

Triumph has managed to squeak by without much fanfare regarding its TE-1 electric motorcycle prototype for the past two years, partially because it has distracted us with rollouts of so many new or updated models, all with internal combustion engines. Triumph also pulled it off by releasing a press release in 2019 stating its TE-1 project… then staying virtually silent about it all this time later. The onset of a global pandemic also helped steer people’s minds away from the project, but today Triumph has announced it has completed phase 2 of its TE-1 electric motorcycle project, and the details, while still a little vague, already look very promising. It should, considering the talent behind the project. 

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2021 Honda Rebel 1100 DCT Video Review

For a helluva lot of American motorcyclists, tradition is important, and a lot of people want something that looks traditional on the outside, even if it’s verging on revolutionary inside. I think that’s kind of what’s going on with Honda’s new Rebel 1100. The profile says cruiser, but a slightly closer look reveals Honda’s done trying to copy Harley with fake cooling fins and plastic chrome gewgaws (though the Fury et al remain in the lineup). The new Rebel wears its liquid-cooled 1084cc Unicam parallel Twin from the Africa Twin right out in the open.

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2021 Yamaha WR250F Review

Riding the 2021 Yamaha WR250F at Cahuilla Creek MX in Anza, California.

Riding the 2021 Yamaha WR250F at Cahuilla Creek MX in Anza, California. (Mason Owens/)

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How Much Power Does the 2021 Tiger 850 Sport Make?

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Triumph’s Electric Motorcycle Project Begins to Take Shape

Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 193 – MotoGP Season Preview with Simon Crafar

Triumph Poised To Lead The Electric Motorcycle Field With The TE-1 Prototype

Triumph has managed to squeak by without much fanfare regarding its TE-1 electric motorcycle prototype for the past two years, partially because it has distracted us with rollouts of so many new or updated models, all with internal combustion engines. Triumph also pulled it off by releasing a press release in 2019 stating its TE-1 project… then staying virtually silent about it all this time later. The onset of a global pandemic also helped steer people’s minds away from the project, but today Triumph has announced it has completed phase 2 of its TE-1 electric motorcycle project, and the details, while still a little vague, already look very promising. It should, considering the talent behind the project. 

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2021 Honda Rebel 1100 DCT Video Review

For a helluva lot of American motorcyclists, tradition is important, and a lot of people want something that looks traditional on the outside, even if it’s verging on revolutionary inside. I think that’s kind of what’s going on with Honda’s new Rebel 1100. The profile says cruiser, but a slightly closer look reveals Honda’s done trying to copy Harley with fake cooling fins and plastic chrome gewgaws (though the Fury et al remain in the lineup). The new Rebel wears its liquid-cooled 1084cc Unicam parallel Twin from the Africa Twin right out in the open.

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2021 Yamaha YZF-R1M MC Commute Review

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Brake Free LED Helmet Light Review

Nick Ienatsch reviews the Brake Free LED helmet brake light in this installment of Ientasch Tuesday.

Nick Ienatsch reviews the Brake Free LED helmet brake light in this installment of Ientasch Tuesday. (Nik Wogen/)

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2021 Vespa 75th Anniversary Editions

The 2021 Vespa 75th Anniversary Edition GTS 300 will be available in May at US dealerships.

The 2021 Vespa 75th Anniversary Edition GTS 300 will be available in May at US dealerships. (Vespa/)

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Triumph’s Prototype TE-1 Electric Motorcycle

A drawing of what Triumph’s prototype TE-1 electric motorcycle could end up looking like.

A drawing of what Triumph’s prototype TE-1 electric motorcycle could end up looking like. (Triumph/)

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Moto Guzzi Teases a New Model for Its 100th Anniversary

Marc Marquez Will Miss the First MotoGP Races of 2021