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Fully updated Kawasaki ER-6n sets new standard

Adam Child, 21 October 2011 11:29

When we learnt that Kawasaki wasn't just giving its popular ER6 range a slight update for 2012 but was almost completely revising them, first we wondered if it was strictly necessary. After all, both ERs (n for naked, f for faired) were already among the best middle-weight twins. Then, on seeing the bikes and realising how similar they looked to ...

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Husqvarna designer explains new 900

Andy Downes, 16 June 2011 10:31

Spy shots of the new Husqvarna 900 were revealed earlier this week in MCN but now the Italian firm has released a video where a designer explains what the new bike is all about. The video explains how the challenge of a firm only known for off-road bikes is tackling the issue of making a road bike. Italian firm Husqvarna ...

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What KTM taught Bajaj about promoting its new Pulsar 220

Guy Procter, 08 June 2011 10:43

Paint it orange, ride it lairy: it's a tried and trusted sales technique for KTM, whose partnership with Indian giant Bajaj has yielded the new Duke 125 and access to a wonderfully cost-efficient supply chain for the Austrian firm. Allowing the Pune-based firm to copy its marketing methods is the most obvious form of payback. It's hard to see how ...

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2011 Motoczysz E1PC – M1cha3l Rutt3r's 200bhp digital watch

Guy Procter, 03 June 2011 17:41

This is the bike Michael Rutter wil ride in this year's electric TT, though if MotoCzysz had it their way no doubt it would be the Digital TT. Because what with all the over-promising and under-delivering the word 'electric' has kind of lost its caché in connection with motorcycling. MotoCzysz are going all-in with 'd1g1tal' - like 'digital' but even ...

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Video: Aprilia RS4 125

Dan Aspel, 02 June 2011 11:14

Aprilia has released the following video of the new RS4 125. Due in dealerships in July, the four-stroke 125cc machine is styled after the 2010 WSB-winning RS4. Priced at £3999, features include: 41mm USD forks, a 300mm front disc brake with radial 4-piston caliper, a die cast aluminium frame, an underslung exhaust, quick-release pillion cover and an optional quickshifter (£99). ...

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250 bobber 'Tha Heist' makes UK debut at BMF show

Guy Procter, 12 May 2011 12:45

The 250 class continues to stretch in all directions, with the UK launch of ‘Tha Heist’, a lightweight bobber packing full-size attitude. Designed by Cleveland CycleWerks in the states, the Heist will cost around £3500, weighs just 115kg and is powered by a counter-balanced 250cc single. It’s able to run at up to 120mpg, with 80mpg a typical average. 

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Horex VR6 - how it all fits together

Guy Procter, 03 May 2011 10:02

Six cylinders no wider than four, big vee-engine character from an inline-sized lump? Reborn German manufacturer Horex promises this and up to 200bhp from its 1218cc VR motor (V for vee, R for in a row). Here’s how the engine works and the whole lot fits together. The bike features two banks of three cylinders set at a 15 degree ...

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New Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 video

Dan Aspel, 03 March 2011 11:00

Aprilia has released the following video of the 2011 Dorsoduro 1200. The three-minute clip features plenty of shots of the 1197cc v-twin in action, overlayed with comparative clips of western saddle horse reining. The 130bhp naked comes with ABS and Traction Control as standard, as well as a three selectable fuel maps. RRP is currently set at £9,974 OTR. For ...

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MCN Motorcycle Show: New "Urban sports bike" unveiled

MCN Newsdesk, 03 February 2011 12:42

A new zero-emissions urban sports bike has been unveiled at The Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show.The Agility Saietta - which means Thunderbolt in a regional Italian dialect - promises the power of a Monster 796 with the silent, affordable running of an electric bike.Two-and-a-half years in development, creator Lawrence Marazzi hopes to start producing the machine by May, for a ...

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Video: KTM slammed over 125 Duke vids

Dan Aspel, 02 November 2010 10:27

KTM is defending its position after recent 125 Duke adverts featured exactly the kind of aggressive riding that boss Stefan Pierer is trying to ban. The videos show teenage riders on pavements and 'backing it in' in t-shirts and trainers. The promotions for the 125cc learner-friendly bike have so far had over 160,000 online views between them.    KTM CEO Pierer is also ...

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