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October 17, 2015

Upgraded Kawasaki ZZR1400 for 2016 revealed

Kawasaki did some work on its most powerful sports tourer, the ZZR1400. For the 2016 model year, the bike will feature a new dash, slightly modified and Euro4-compliant engine while the Performance Sport version gets brand new Brembo brakes. All in all, the bike won’t change much for 2016 but it stays true to the machine’s substantial and loyal fan base The 2016 ZZR1400 will be priced at £11,799 while the Performance Sport version will retail for £13,399. Read the full article »

October 17, 2015

Weise to introduce new Lima gloves for the winter

A new addition to the extensive range of gloves from Weise, the Lima has the fit, feel and features of a top-of-the-range winter glove, but with an affordable price tag. Top of the must-have list for the year-round rider is to be warm, dry and comfortable, so the Lima features a waterproof, windproof and breathable inner liner and a 40-gram Thinsulate thermal layer too. Working together, they act a barrier against wind and rain, insulate from the cold and allow perspiration to escape. Read the full article »

October 16, 2015

MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster RR Lewis Hamilton Edition on video

The Italian manufacturer has just announced that it’s going to reveal a limited edition of the Brutale 800 Dragster RR. MV Agusta doesn’t give any details about the bike and this suggests that there will be only aeshetic changes. According to the short press release and the official teaser video, the special Brutale will feature red anodized parts including wheels, pegs, covers, levers and other accents. Read the full article »

October 16, 2015

Full range of 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S accessories from R&G

R&G is excited to unveil a range of products specifically designed for the Kawasaki Vulcan S cruiser. Whilst the new range marks a departure from R&G’s normal style of motorcycle, riders can be guaranteed the same outstanding level of protection offered from every R&G product. A fully kitted out Vulcan S will be on display on the R&G stand at the Florida AIMExpo (15-18 Oct) booth 1303. Read the full article »

October 15, 2015

2016 Honda CBR500R unveiled

In conjunction with its global public debut at the American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando, Florida, Honda Motor Europe has announced the arrival of the 2016 model year CBR500R. The bike still features the 471cc parallel twin of this year’s version but it get some aeshetic changes. Other new features include adjustable pre-load for the front suspension, adjustable brake levers and a new ignition key. Read the full article »

October 15, 2015

Zero Motorcycles reveals 2016 model line including FSX supermoto

Zero Motorcycles today unveiled their complete line of 2016 motorcycles. The California-based manufacturer promises increased battery efficiency to improve range and battery capacities across the board while adding two new models and other accessories. The first new model is the DSR which is a dual-sport bike with a 70-hp motor. The other newbie is a supermoto called FXS powered by a 44hp electric motor. Clixk through for more detais. Read the full article »

October 14, 2015

Husqvarna 701 Supermoto on video for the first time

Husqvarna has finally released the first video of its newest bike, the 701 Supermoto. The short video shows us how the bike moves on a proper race track – pretty good we have to say. The engine of the new Husky delivers about 70hp while dry weight is just 145 kg (320lbs) – there’s every chance that the 701 Supermoto will be a real hooligan on the street. We can’t wait to see it in European showrooms this November - North American customers have to wait until February next year. Read the full article »

October 13, 2015

New Triumph Bonneville coming in two weeks

The British manufacturer has just confirmed that the new Bonneville will be revealed later this month – most likely at the EICMA show in Italy. The teaser video contains some details and glimpses of the new Bonnie, which will most likely feature a brand new liquid-cooled engine. According to press reports, Triumph is also working on at least two more versions including a cafe racer and a bobber. Stay tuned! Read the full article »

October 12, 2015

Watch Suzuki GSX-R’s 30 Years of Performance documentary

Ever wondered how Suzuki’s famous GSX-R line was born? Thanks to the 30 Years of Performance documentary, you can follow the history of the Gixxer from the beginning on video. The two-part video finally appeared on Youtube, telling us the story of the GSX-R including the philosophy of „race on Sunday, sell on Monday” and the background of the biggest wins in the many racing series. Click through to watch it. Read the full article »

October 12, 2015

2016 Yamaha WR450F First Look

For the 2016 season Yamaha further reinforces its comprehensive off road line up once more. The newbie is the WR450F, a sophisticated enduro racer that benefits from some of the most advanced engine and chassis technology to be seen in its category. The new bike is based on the firm's MXGP world championship-winning YZ450F and that says it all. The 2016 Yamaha WR450F will be available early December in Racing Blue colour. Read the full article »