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July 24, 2015

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin officially revealed

Honda has released the technical details of the new CRF1000L Africa Twin, which will be in Honda showrooms across Europe in late 2015. Like its celebrated forerunners, the CRF1000L Africa Twin is thoroughly equipped for true adventure, with a potent engine and dynamic chassis ready to cover continents on or off-road. The bike will be available in four colour schemes, including CRF Rally and Tricolour. Read the full article »

July 23, 2015

Cafe-inspired Yamaha XSR700 may be the roadster of the year – video

Yamaha has released photos and a video of its new retro-styled production model, the XSR700. The bike is basically the production version of the concept MT-07 restyled by legendary Japanese custom-builder Shinya Kimura. The retro-looking XSR700 uses the FZ-07 platform, taking the frame and 689cc parallel-twin engine. The 2016 Yamaha XSR700 will arrive in dealerships on the continent in November and it will be available in Forest Green or Garage Metal paint schemes. Read the full article »

July 17, 2015

Indian returns to Bonneville with the Black Bullet Scout

One of Polaris Industries’ best decision was to revive the Indian brand and the Chief and Scout models were just the beginning. So when Polaris was speaking about a new era for Indian, they clearly ment it. Their newest creation is a custom bike that will race across the Bonneville Salt Flats. The Black Bullet Scout was built by the hotrod guru Jeb Scolman – the same man responsible for the „Spirit of Munro” bike to celebrate the launch of Indian’s new Thunderstroke111 engine last year. Read the full article »

July 16, 2015

First Husqvarna Supermoto 701 technical details revealed

Husqvarna has just revealed the first technical details of the 701 Supermoto. The bike features a ride-by-wire throttle with switchable engine maps, the most advanced ABS technology with a specific Supermoto mode, a race inspired slipper clutch and premium WP suspensions, there’s plenty to learn and be excited by. Click through to learno more details. Read the full article »

July 9, 2015

Upgraded safety features for the 2016 BMW K 1600 GT and GTL models

BMW has just announced that the K 1600 GT, GTL and GTL Exclusive models get an update for the 2016 model year, including new color options. But as of model year 2016, the K 1600 GT, GTL and GTL Exclusive will not just be available in new paint finishes. With a view to enhanced motorcycling safety, their range of standard features is extended to include the banking-optimised ABS Pro and the dynamic brake light. Read the full article »

July 6, 2015

2016 BMW R 1200 GS, R 1200 GS Adventure and R 1200 GS Triple Black models revealed

BMW has revealed a range of tweaked bikes for the 2016 model year, including a special edition model of the popular R 1200 GS. The adventure bike will be available in new color options and the bike will also get a new dynamic brake light as a special equipment feature. The Germans also upgraded the ABS brake system. But the highlight of the GS line-up is the all-black R 1200 Gs Triple Black. Read the full article »

July 4, 2015

2016 Peugeot Speedfight scooter revealed

Peugeot has launched the fourth generation of its iconic Speedfight scooter, which arrives in dealerships this summer, ahead of its 20th birthday next year. More than half a million Speedfight scooters have been sold since its launch in 1996 and the new Speedfight 4 gets a complete makeover, with a new engine and higher specification. The scooter will retails in the UK for £1899 OTR. Read the full article »

July 3, 2015

Suzuki celebrates the 30th anniversary of the GSX-R series with special livery

Suzuki is set to celebrate 30 years of GSX-R with a special livery at the Sachsenring MotoGP race in Germany next weekend, along with launching a new limited-edition production machine that will be available globally. The first model of the series was the GSX-R 750 and it was revealed back in 1985. Since then, the GSX-R acronym is Suzuki’s most important brand. Click through for some details. Read the full article »

June 23, 2015

2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 review – a great bike for beginners

The 2015 Yamaha YZF-R3 is now available in both U.S. and European markets. It is an entry-level bike that offers simple but sporty style and impressively modern tech equipment. Entry-level motorcycles have mushroomed in recent years to a major sector of the biking industry. The R3 is up to par with its competition, but it is the bargain $5,000 price tag that gives it an edge. Read the full article »

June 20, 2015

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Despatch Edition First Look

Royal Enfield unveiled a new limited edition Classic 500 motorcycle and exclusive riding gear which are inspired by the “despatch riders” of the two World Wars. The special Classic 500 bike will be sold in limited numbers and customers can buy the bike only online. Three color options will be available, including camouflage army green, a color that is forbidden for civilian use in India. Read the full article »