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Rumours Moto Morini has closed rubbished by manufacturer

Laura Kennerley, 09 December 2009 13:10

Reports that Moto Morini has ceased production have been rubbished by the Italian manufacturer. Find a Moto Morini for sale It claims that the factory closed for a public holiday on Tuesday and then remained closed for an extra day today.        The company, which launched its 2010 Granferro 1200 at the Milan show last month went in to receivership ...

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Terminator Arnie on an electric bike?

Laura Kennerley, 13 November 2009 14:02

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s days of riding Harleys might be numbered after he came face to face with Zero Motorcycle’s electric offerings. The Hollywood star turned governor of California was said to have taken a ‘special interest’ in the Zero S when he visited the Alt Car Expo. "We are honored that Governor Schwarzenegger took the time to learn about the innovative ...

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Bike sales fall for 12th successive month

Laura Kennerley, 11 November 2009 11:12

Motorcycle manufacturers are calling for the Government to introduce a scrappage scheme for bikes after sales slumped for the 12th month in a row. New figures show bike sales fell 27% in October 2009 compared to the same month last year. This means sales have plummeted by 19.4% so far this year. In light of these alarming figures the Motorcycle ...

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Yamaha YBR 125 is Britain's best selling bike

Laura Kennerley, 09 October 2009 15:54

Yamaha had the two best selling bikes in the UK last month. The YBR125 was snapped up by 328 people, while the YZR125 followed hot on its heels with 275 sales. Despite these strong sales, business is still slow with sales down 18.6% year on year, according to figures released by the MCIA. But its not all bad news, sales ...

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Lame entry level bikes stifling sales to trendy 20-somethings

Laura Kennerley, 08 October 2009 08:50

Trendy 20-somethings are turning their backs on biking because manufacturers are not making machines that appeal to them, Britain’s only bike design house has claimed. Motorcycles for sale Mark Wells and Ian Wride founders of Xenophya Motorcycle Design believe manufacturers should re-introduce stylish 400 and 500cc capacity bikes aimed at fashion-following 20-somethings who are new to biking. To prove their ...

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New Yamaha dealer’s MotoGP reps

Laura Kennerley, 21 September 2009 13:57

The owners of these two Yamaha R1’s were like children in a candy store – picking all the trick parts available – when they visited Surrey’s newest Yamaha dealer Carbontek. The Tech 3 Colin Edward’s rep, £1150 paint and sticker job is by Racepaint UK, and crammed with accessories and upgraded parts. The standard under seat exhaust has been replaced ...

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Bike sales plummet

Laura Kennerley, 13 August 2009 10:57

Motorbike sales fell by a staggering 26.8% in July compared to July 2008. Only 10,465 bikes, mopeds and scooters were registered last month compared to 14,306 last year and 11,728 in July 2007. The massive fall can be partly attributed to rush on bikes in July 2008 as new riders rushed to beat the introduction of the new test. However, ...

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Donington Planning Permission rubber stamped

Laura Kennerley, 27 June 2009 13:31

Donington Park hosts has overcome another hurdle in its bid to host the 2010 Formula One Grand Prix. Circuit boss Simon Gillett and landowner Tom Wheatcroft have signed a Section 106 Agreement – required to allow the planned £80m construction work at the site to recommence Planning permission was originally granted to the Leicestershire parkland circuit on 8 January 2009, ...

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Harley-Davidson axes hundreds more jobs

Laura Kennerley, 17 April 2009 09:33

Harley-Davidson has announced more job cuts and a further slump in profits. The American manufacturer has said it will axe between 300 and 400 more jobs in the next two years, bringing total job losses to more than 1,400, according to the Wall Street Journal.  It has also reported a 37% fall in profits in the first quarter of 2009. ...

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Have you seen this Benelli TNT?

Laura Kennerley, 31 March 2009 17:08

MCN readers are being asked to help track down a murderer by reporting any sightings of this Benelli TNT 1130 to the police. The red and black 900cc TNT, registration LJ04 WLD, was used in a double shooting in Holloway, London, which left one man dead and another in hospital, at 10.40pm on Sunday March 22. The bike was stolen ...

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