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July 31, 2010

Moto Guzzi Griso and Ducati Hypermotard concepts

Although Italian design found its peak in the 1960's, they can create fantastic cars and motorcycles nowadays, too. A couple of students in their second year of the IED design institute created two interesting concepts, based on the Moto Guzzi Griso performance cruiser and the Ducati Hypermotard supermoto. Read the full article »

July 30, 2010

2011 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra: the bigger the better

Harley-Davidson already introduced its 2011 lineup, but most of the models only got minor changes. But among the big CVO's and touring machines there's a whole new motorcycle, the Road Glide Ultra, which is based on the Road Glide. The new model shares some of the features with the standard model, like the front fairing with halogen headlamps. But don't let the nose fool you, it's a whole new bike. Hit the jump for specific details. Read the full article »

July 28, 2010

2011 Harley-Davidson SuperLow – a new Harley for beginners and girls

Harley-Davidson's top-selling entry-level bike, the XL883L Low, just got better. Harley gave the Low a complete makeover for 2011 to improve its suspension for a softer, more compliant ride. The 883cc V-Twin engine got a few extra Nm's of torque, while the seat height had been increased. The revised bike deserved a new name, the XL883L SuperLow. Read the full article »

July 26, 2010

KTM to release 125 to 350cc street-legal motorcycles this year

KTM is about to introduce a whole new range of 125 to 350cc motorcycles this year. The news comes from the company's third quarter 2009/10 financial report. The document also says that the new bikes are being built in cooperation with giant Indian manufacturer Bajaj, which owns over 30% of KTM. Read the full article »

July 24, 2010

Suzuki introduced the new 2011 M109R/Boulevard

Japanese manufacturer Suzuki has announced the first wave of 2011 motorcycles, including the leader of the power-cruiser category, the M109 R Boulevard. The 2011 M109 R and M109 R Limited Edition got a few cosmetic touch-ups, like a new instrument cluster with a digital tach and LED indicator light, a gear position indicator, and the relocation of the cluster from the handlebars to the top of the headlight cowl. The 2011 Boulevard is offered in a vandy new Candy Indy Blue finish. Read the full article »

July 23, 2010

2011 Honda off-road CRF450R has arrived

Honda has announced its new CRF450R off-road machine. The four-stroke enduro got some serious updates for 2011 model year, including a new ECU, fuel injector, chassis and suspension. The more powerful CRF450R is available in red but there's no word from Honda on pricing for its 2011 model. Read the full article »

July 22, 2010

Video: Ducati 848 EVO

Ducati has released a brief promo video of their new 848 EVO, which will make its debut at this weekends race at Laguna Seca. The new EVO got a refined Testastretta engine which delivers 140 hp and 98Nm of torque, so it's slightly more powerful than this year's model. If you're looking for more details, click on this link. Read the full article »

July 21, 2010

Honda CBR1000 RR Firebade TT Special Edition available

Honda UK has unveiled two CBR1000 RR Fireblade Special Editions to commemorate the achievements of two legendary Isle of Man TT racers Ian Hutchinson and John McGuinness. The two Fireblades feature a special paintwork and are available in both standard and ABS-equipped versons. Hutchinson broke all record by winning five races at the 2010 Isle of Man TT, while McGuinness has a total number of 15 victories at the dangerous road race. Read the full article »

July 21, 2010

Suzuki introduced the 2011 Hayabusa

Japanese manufacturer Suzuki announced today the 2011 GSX 1340 R, alias Hayabusa. For 2011 the ultimate sports bike will get new colours and graphics (Pearl Mirage White wih gold trim and Pearl Nebular Black withred trim). The new Busa is powered by the same 1340cc, liquid-cooled, 4-cylinder engine. Read the full article »

July 20, 2010

2011 Ducati 848 EVO unveiled

Italian manufacturer Ducati has just released the first images and initial details of its 2011 848 EVO machine that comes to replace the 848 middleweight bike. The engineers have listened to owners and enhanced the bikes specifications. The Testrastetta engine cracks out 140hp now and the torque has increased (from 96NM to 98Nm), too. Read the full article »