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Paton S1 roadbike makes its UK Debut at Bikeshed

Ped Baker, 21 May 2014 09:15

The delectable Paton S1 Strada road bike will be making its UK debut at the Bikeshed event in London this weekend (May 24-25). The Milan built machines are powered by the 72bhp, 650cc Kawasaki Er-6 parallel twin motor and feature custom built lightweight tubular steel frames. Four versions of the S1 will be on offer with prices ranging from £16,574 to £23,574 ...

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If you won a Harley Davidson would you...

Ped Baker, 04 April 2013 08:30

Harley-Davidson is perhaps the most iconic brand in the biking world, but despite its popularity, you'll always find plenty of Harley haters. If you won a Harley, what would you do with it?

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Poll: Tempted by a Chinese bike?

Ped Baker, 11 July 2012 10:42

According to figures from the Motorcycle Industry Association, by the end of July new Chinese bikes will outsell new Japanese machines in the UK for the first time ever, mostly as mopeds or scooters. How tempted are you to buy a Chinese bike? pollcomment

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Golf cart motors to power Roehr eSuperbike

Ped Baker, 27 January 2010 16:02

US manufacturer Roehr have released further details of its two battery powered sportsbikes due to go on sale in spring 2010. Both machines use the same 35kilowatt AC motors originating from a company called Hi Performance Golf Cars. The Roehr eSupersport motor produces 48 horsepower, the eSuperbike with dual motors, 96 horsepower and 210ftlbs of torque. The batteries in the ...

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Ducati Multistrada 1200 concept video

Ped Baker, 13 November 2009 09:27

Ducati has released a video explaining the concept behind the Multistrada 1200's four riding 'modes'. The video doesn't show any live action footage of the bike but uses animated pencil sketches to illustrate how the Multistrada's four electronic modes; Sport, Touring, Urban and Enduro alter the suspension, brakes, engine tune and traction control. Further reading:Ducati | Multistrada | Motorcycle insurance

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Ion electric motorcycle

Ped Baker, 04 September 2009 14:45

American design student Tom Miceli has just put the finishing touches to his latest college project. A fully functioning prototype electric motorcycle. Miceli built the bike as part of his Industrial design degree at Appalachian state university. The 'Ion' was designed and completed in just one term and unlike most university projects, this bike can actually be ridden. The Ion ...

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Stunning Moto Martin Z1000R and Bakker Barracuda

Ped Baker, 28 August 2009 13:49

Spotted for sale on the USA¹s Ebay site is this stunning Moto Martin Z1000r.Restored in the UK and shipped out to the states four years ago this bike is thought to be the same Mocheck built bike that UK ferry company Sealink offered as a raffle prize at the 1985 TT. This stunning and totally period Moto Martin has a ...

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Triumph's Thunderbird 1600 gets rated by Harley riders

Ped Baker, 06 August 2009 09:58

The new Triumph Thunderbird cruiser is brilliant but lacks character, according to Harley-Davidson riders. In a world first test, MCN pitched the British 1600cc parallel-twin cruiser directly against its nearest Harley rival, the 1584cc Dyna Super Glide Custom­ and then asked two Hog owners what they thought of the upstart Brit. Both Harley owners said the Thunderbird was a brilliant ...

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Be the first to see the Honda Fury 'unleashed'

Ped Baker, 09 January 2009 11:02

Honda have unveiled a teaser 'countdown' website leading up to the launch of it's radical new custom bike the Fury in New York on January 16. Honda Fury spotted in testing The Fury is Honda's first attempt at an all-out custom designed in the 'American Chopper' mould and promises to be styled more radically than previous Hondas, similar to Harley Davidson's ...


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