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Motorcycle News - Page 85

July 13, 2010

The Bremont Norton Commando 961 SE was revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

Iconic British motorcycle brand Norton introduced a special edition of the Commando 961 SE. The motorcycle, called the Bremont was designed especially for Bremont founder Nick English and premiered by famous Hollywood movie star Orlando Bloom. Read the full article »


July 13, 2010

Video: Honda Fireblade is a work of art

British artist Kyle Bean shows in it's latest creation that matter cannot be created or destroyed, but only transformed. The two Honda Fireblades, one complete, one other dismantled in a showcase in Selfridges, London is part of his Conversation of Mass series. The two blades are set up to balance at either end of a set of scales. The artist Kyle Bean, wanted to use something minimalistic but with presence, completely out of context, stylish and compact. Read the full article »


July 12, 2010

Husaberg presented two two-stroke offroad motorcycles for 2011 model year

Following last year's expansion of the model range in the 4-stroke segment, the company's focus for 2011 has turned towards two-stroke models. As a result, Husaberg is offering two new models - the TE 250 and TE 300 - for the 2011 model year, both powered by state-of-the-art, high-performance, 2-stroke engines. Read the full article »


July 9, 2010

Video: 2011 Dakar official promo

The 2011 Dakar race will take place again in Argentina and Chile. Registrations opened on May 15th and the race starts on January 2nd and finish on the 8th. "After two editions in South America, the Dakar continues its exploration in 2011 of a continent which has impressive potential for new discovery. Heading towards the north of Argentina and Chile, the route skims the frontiers of neighbouring countries and takes competitors through ever more varied country. It’s a cascade of colour." - stands in the official statement. Read the full article »


July 8, 2010

Triumph to launch two new adventure models

Triumph has activated a teaser website with the first pictures and videos of their new adventure bike. The British marque is working on two new models, that will probably a road model and a maxi enduro what will try to take on the BMW's R1200 GS/F, Yamaha's Super Tenere and KTM's Adventure. Read the full article »


July 7, 2010

Video: Icon Sheene 250hp motorcycle launched

Icon Motorcycle launched the Sheene Superbike at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 3, 2010. The bike has been designed and built by Andrew Morris as a tribute to legemdary bike racer Barry Sheene. Read the full article »


July 6, 2010

Video: BMW GS celebrates 30th Anniversary

In September 1980, BMW introduced a new breed of motorcycle, one that started a new era. This was the R 80 G/S, a machine that could offer both on-, and off-road practicability. In this moment a new category was born: the touring-enduro. The GS line won BMW four Dakar-titles, and the model is today the top-selling motorcycle in its class in Europe. The manufacturer celebrates the model on the BMW Motorrad Days event, and they released a new video which resumes three decades of GS history. Read the full article »


July 6, 2010

2011 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R revealed

Kawasaki has released the first picture of the 2011 Ninja ZX-10R. Unfortunately, this is the race version, so we still don't have a clue, how the headlights will look like. The japanese engineers are going to test the beast at Suzuka circuit where they will gather info about setting up the bike for race conditions. Read the full article »


July 5, 2010

High Performance Race Parts for BMW S1000 RR

According to BMW Motorrad, there are over 40% motorcyclists actively involved in track riding. For this reason the motorcycle arm of BMW decided to launch a new range of special products for use on the race track - the High Performance Race Parts. The first in the range will be the HP Race Cover Kit and the HP Race Power Kit, which will be available from July 2010. Read the full article »


July 5, 2010

Video: This is how a real american V4 motorcycle engine sounds

Motus is a young american motorcycle manufacturer, their first model will be the MST-01. At the center of the comfortable sports tourer is a direct-injection V4 engine, which slowly comes to life. Now feast your ears, this is how the V4 revs like crazy on the dyno. Read the full article »