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Your Motorcycle News Fix – December 2020

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 sneak peeks to new models, we’ll break down the headlines you need to know.

Triumph Launches 2021 “Sneak Peek Tour”

Across the US, motorcycle enthusiasts are getting a first look at Triumph’s two newest models. Since motorcycle shows have been postponed due to COVID-19, Triumph still wanted to show off their bikes in a creative way to generate excitement and buzz for the new motorcycles. The Trident 660 and Tiger 850 Sport will be on display at select dealerships across the country. These two models have only been seen in Europe so this is a real treat for any motorcycle lover out there. Unfortunately, Triumph won’t be offering test drives, but this is your chance to get up close and personal with these exclusive models before they hit the U.S. market. To find out where these dealership stops will be, click here.

SHOEI Announces RF-1400 Helmet

SHOEI Safety Helmet Corp recently launched their newest helmet, the RF-1400, to North America. This full-face helmet is the latest and greatest RF model featuring a more aerodynamic design that is said to reduce drag by 4% and lift by 6%. There has also been an increase in ventilation to increase airflow and enlarged exhaust vents allow the helmet to shed warm air. The safety innovations are also impeccable as the helmet is made out of lightweight, high-performance fiberglass featuring a dual-layer, multi-density EPS liner. Safety is the name of the game and we love seeing the improved design of helmets over the years. The RF-1400 comes in a variety of sizes from XS-XXL. Check out the helmet for yourselves.

2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America Makes Debut on February 22

We haven’t heard much from Harley-Davidson lately, but we are in for a big update on Jan. 19. The moto-giant has plans for a virtual event where they will showcase their latest lineup of bikes before riding season hits potentially including their 2021 Low Rider S, Fat Bob, Iron 1200, and Road King. The manufacturer has also announced they will be debuting the long-awaited 2021 Pan America, Harley’s first adventure bike, on Feb. 22. Be sure to mark your calendars and keep an eye out for additional Harley news here on the blog. Read More.

Startup, Savic, Reveals Electric Motorcycle Prototype

The competition is stiff when it comes to the electric motorcycle market and now Savic is adding their second prototype into the mix. Savic is a startup company that has already created an initial prototype electric motorcycle in the past called the Alpha. More recently, the company has unveiled another prototype with improvements featuring a modified tank shape, mudguard, wheels, and saddle. The new model will be offered in three different trim levels that differ in horsepower and mile range on a single charge. We’re excited to see more electric models entering the market and wish the best of luck to Savic. Read More.

 

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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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