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Your Motorcycle News Fix – February 2020

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We’re back with the latest motorcycle news you need to know this month. Our industry never slows down, and as always, we’re here to fill you in on all things cycle. From new models to electric trikes – don’t miss your motorcycle news fix. Check out the latest headlines below.

Ducati Unveils New Scrambler Models

If you love Ducati, it’s time to listen up. The manufacturer just revealed two new models, the Ducati Scrambler 1100 PRO and Sport PRO. Both models feature an original design with a 1079 cm³ engine that packs plenty of power. The Ducati Scrambler 1100 PRO has a new two-tone “Ocean Drive” color scheme and a blacked-out steel Trellis frame and rear aluminum subframe. The Ducati Scrambler 1100 Sport PRO features the same style as the PRO, but with low-slung handlebars, Café Racer mirrors, and a sleek matte black color scheme. Both models are sure to turn some heads and will be available at the end of March 2020. See Them for Yourself. 

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OMotion Releases New Electric Trike

Swedish manufacturer, OMotion has just revealed the ETR, an electric three-wheel roadster. This new two-seater trike sits low to the ground and is extremely compact for optimized performance and the best possible driving experience. The charging time for the battery is 7 hours from empty to full, but a faster charger is being developed that will be available as an upgrade sometime in 2020. The ETR can reach a top speed of around 68 mph, has a current range of 62 miles, and is available in several color options for both chassis and stripe. Check it Out. 
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Triumph Partners with Warner Bros.

Triumph Motorcycles announced in January that they will partner with Warner Bro. Pictures for a new film called Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn, starring Margot Robbie. The movie, out in theaters now, features the Huntress riding a stylish black Triumph Street Triple RS. There are exciting scenes during the movie that feature epic motorcycle stunts and riding that you’ll definitely want to check out. Triumph is supporting this movie release by releasing a dealership campaign at 650+ locations and U.S. consumer sweepstakes. One lucky person will be able to win a Triumph Street Triple bike as the main prize. Read More.
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New Anti-Theft Alarm System From ABUS

As bikers, we have to take extra precautions to keep our bike safe, and ABUS is making that easier than ever with their new anti-theft alarm, the Alarmbox. The Alarmbox is different than most smart locks because it doesn’t feature a locking mechanism. The device is actually attached to the rider’s bike based on their specific preferences, and is armed/disarmed by a key and can be mounted under your seat or in plain sight. This anti-theft system uses a motion sensor to detect any movement to the motorcycle it’s attached to. The alarm will sound if it senses movement with a siren that reaches 100db and lasts up to 15 seconds – ouch. This device, aimed to scare off thieves, costs just $59. Check it Out. 
Which story piqued your interest this month? Be sure to let us know in the comments below and stay tuned for more motorcycle headlines next month.

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Emily Sullivan
Emily Sullivan
Emily Sullivan is a Content Curator for Trader Interactive, serving the recreational brands RV Trader and Cycle Trader. Her mission is to provide thoughtful, practical content to those who are always on the hunt for their next adventure.

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