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July 29, 2011

Video: Harley-Davidson Night Rod Special

Dark and sinister, the restyled Night Rod Special features a new tapered tail section, lighter-weight wheels, and improved ergonomics with reduced reach to both the rider footpegs and handlebar. Inverted front forks and retuned rear suspension enhance ride and handling. This is a blacked-out, dead-on power cruiser that's at home in a back alley. The power comes from the 1250cc Revolution engine which delivers 125hp at 8,250rpm and 85 ft.lbs. at 7,000. more »

July 28, 2011

2012 Victory Cross Country Tour revealed

American manufacturer Victory just released its 2012 line-up. New is the Cross Country Tour, which it says "sets a new high standard for hard baggers, providing riders with unprecedented comfort and the greatest cargo capacity of any production motorcycle in the world." The bike features Victory Comfort Control System, new tall windshield, Specially Equipped Hard Lowers, iPod-cable, 12 Volt power outlet, Lock & Ride trunk (17.7 gallons of storage), non-linked ABS, heated grips and seats, adjustable passanger floorboards. more »

July 22, 2011

New Harley-Davidson FLD Switchback unveiled

The Dyna FLD Switchback is custom touring motorcycle with detachable hard saddlebags and quick-detach windshield. Remove those components in just seconds to turn the Switchback into a custom street cruiser. Chassis, suspension and tires are engineered to deliver light, confident handling. The Switchback is the lightest custom touring motorcycle in its displacement category. Its styling evokes a classic proportion and clean, straightforward lines. more »

July 21, 2011

2012 Harley-Davidson V-Rod 10th Anniversary Edition revealed

The V-Rod 10th Anniversary Edition is a tribute to the original 2002 V-Rod, the motorcycle that introduced the liquid-cooled Revolution engine and a new styling direction for Harley-Davidson. Brilliant Silver Pearl bodywork with color-matched frame are exclusive in the V-Rod line and evokes the anodized aluminum bodywork of the original V-Rod. Extra chrome and polished surfaces dazzle on the engine, exhaust and speed screen. more »

July 15, 2011

MV Agusta reveals F3 Serie Oro and announces retail price for F3

MV Agusta can formally announce that the retail sales price in Italy of the much awaited new F3 model will be 11,990 Euros. As already announced previously, production has been brought forward by four months, meaning that the new model will be available in dealerships before the end of this year. In keeping with the traditions of the brand, volume production of the new F3 will be preceded by a small series of limited edition “Serie Oro” versions appealing to enthusiasts of Italian engineering excellence. more »

July 13, 2011

2012 Piaggio MP3 Touring 125, 300, 400 and 500 unveiled

Italian manufacturer took the wraps off the brand new MP3 Touring which will be available with the classic 125, 300 and 400 engine sizes, which are now joined by an all-new 500cc version offered in Sport and Business spec levels. The evolved styling of the new MP3 Touring is immediately evident at first glance. While retaining a distinct resemblance with the rest of the MP3 family, the new Touring boasts a new honeycomb front grille and a satin-finish centre moulding in the front shield. more »

July 8, 2011

2012 Honda TRX250X and TRX450R unveiled

Honda has released the 2012 model year versions of the TRX250X and TRX450R ATV’s. Both ATV’s remains very much the same machines they have been since they were first introduced in the 2004 model year. On the other hand, the TRX450R stands tall as one mighty impressive machine, having won races in virtually every form of ATV racing as well as racking up a string of exciting wins in the grueling Baja 1000. At the same time, these remarkable performance credentials also keep the TRX450ER at the top of the popularity charts for recreational riders too. more »

July 7, 2011

2012 BMW E-Scooter Concept revealed

BMW took the wraps off a new electric scooter on the 2011 BMW Motorrad Innovation Day. The E-Scooter provides the necessary sustained output and maximum speed for safe and reliable overtaking on urban motorways and also when carrying two people. It is also easily capable of managing hill starts on steep slopes with a pillion passenger. [...] more »

July 3, 2011

2012 Honda Rebel revealed

For years and years, the Rebel has remained a favorite among entry-level street riders—and for good reason. Its stylish good looks maintain an enduring appeal, it’s comfortable, light in weight and easy to maneuver, and its durability has grown to legendary proportions. Whether you’re running errands around town or heading out of town for a riding adventure, the tough Rebel serves as a great riding partner. For 2012, the Rebel will get two new colors – Matte Silver and Candy Red. more »

July 2, 2011

2012 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R to get new graphics

The current Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R was last revised back in 2009, when the bike got many tweaks and upgrades. The 2012 model however, won’t be receiving many changes. Kawasaki recently announced that the bike will only get updated colors and graphics. The MotoGP/WSBK-like graphics are featured for the first time on a Kawasaki production bike; the Ninja name now sits proudly on the fuel tank, while the Kawasaki name has moved to the side fairings. more »