Articles Posted in the " Design Award " Category


  • 2009 Piaggio MP3 500 | Motor Scooter Award

    2009 Piaggio MP3 500 | Motor Scooter Award

    Scooter Achievement in Design Award

    As part of their efforts to broaden the motorcycling market, motorcycle manufacturers have been giving three-wheelers favor in trying to entice less-than-confident motorcyclist to join the fray. Harley-Davidson has embraced the trike with its new Tri-Glide touring machine, which is essentially a modified Electra Glide with two rear wheels. A completely different take is the Can-Am Spyder-its two wheels are placed in front of the rider.


  • Akuma Helmets | Motorcycle Design Award

    Akuma Helmets | Motorcycle Design Award

    Electrifying Motorcycle Helmet Innovation

    Since the dawn of protective head-wear, the focus has been on increasing crash protection, improving aerodynamics, and lightening the weight of helmets. Akuma Helmets, based in San Antonio, Texas, has done something fresh with helmets-they have electrified them.



  • 2008 Kawasaki Concours 14 | Achievement in Design

    2008 Kawasaki Concours 14 | Achievement in Design

    The perfect touring motorcycle has the ability to adapt to the wide variety of roads and conditions found across America—from ruler-flat superslabs, to tight backroads with crumbling asphalt. I have ridden the new Kawasaki Concours 14 on both of those types of road, and everything in-between. Fast, slow; bumpy, smooth; straight, twisty; up hill and down dale; the Concours 14 handled them all with aplomb.    

     



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