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SKF helps propel prototype bike to 4,183.8 km world-record journey

An oversized fuel tank, customised wheel bearings and other innovations help secure a new world record for the distance travelled by a prototype bike [...]
Product News

Bushing reduces need for maintenance on motorcycle front forks

SKF’s composite fork bushing for motorcycle suspensions offers high strength and low friction, thanks to a combination of high-performance materials.
Engineering Competence
Mountain bike with SKF MTRX bearings

Solid performance

Mountain bikes perform in an environment of dirt, dust, mud and water. But these conditions are tough on a bike’s bearings. In Germany, Benjamin [...]
Engineering Competence
Motorbike with GEM in-wheel electric motor

GEM in-wheel electric motors on the rise

In-wheel electric motors have been around since the late 1800s, but they have come into their own recently with advancements in electric motor [...]
Automation,Electrical,Motorbikes,Research and development,
Engineering Competence

Green glamour on two wheels

When Gregory Peck squired Audrey Hepburn around Rome on a Vespa in Roman Holiday, the 1953 film forever linked scooters with style and glamour. [...]

The figo factor

Turning an enthusiasm for all things motorcycle into an international company is what four guys from Italy did in the space of a few years. Their [...]
Engineering Competence

Fork mud scraper kit

Developed specifically for the demands of off-road and racing motorcycles, SKF’s fork mud scraper kit is an innovative solution providing increased [...]