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RC51 White Repsol 40th Aniversary

Stu Lloyd, 08 July 2010 19:02

Who - British expat living in Calgary Canada. What - 2001 RVT(VTR) 1000R RC51 SP1 I bought the bike tree years ago with usual RC 51 Mods ie K&N's, Yoshimura slipons, power commander II and rode it for 1 year and loved it. Last year I had a 60 mph encounter with a 3yr old deer, I know it was ...

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MV offers 165bhp/£4,745 'Cannonball' upgrade to 2010 Brutale 1090R

Guy Procter, 02 July 2010 12:20

MV Agusta has launched a £4,745 power-up kit for the 2010 Brutale 1090R which takes the power to a class-leading 165bhp. Accompanying cosmetics to complete the Cannonball look stretch to £3,917. Each bike will be built to the spec you set using the firm’s new online configurator which should be live imminently at The full Brutale 1090R Cannonball price ...

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Yamaha YBR250: full review

MCN, 17 June 2009 11:31

The Yamaha YBR250 has been ridden and rated by MCN - you can read the full web review in the bike reviews section.     Read the MCN Yamaha YBR250 review Kawasaki Ninja 250R v Honda VTR250 "If you’ve stepped up from a restricted 125, you’ll notice a healthy dose more ‘big bike’ acceleration and enough top-end go to be able to cruise along ...

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Bring the Honda VTR250 to the UK

L Bristow, 23 April 2009 15:49

You had an interesting article on Honda's Ducati Monster copy, VTR250, in your 1 April newspaper.  At the end it said, "tell us what you think"... Kawasaki Ninja 250R v Honda VTR250 I'm really interested in this bike.  I'm 54, female and fairly small and although I can ride (and like) a Monster 620 I'd much prefer something lighter.  I ...

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Kawasaki Ninja 250R v Honda VTR250

Keiichiro Miyazaki and Yasuhar Ota, 22 April 2009 14:15

Honda’s revised ‘mini-Monster’ VTR250 will be in Europe this autumn, giving another shot in the arm to the rejuvenated 250 class. But it’s already in Japan – where the VTR has existed in all its guises for the last 12 years. MCN spoke to journalists at Auto-By magazine who have just tested it against the current class leader, Kawasaki’s 250R ...

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World exclusive: 19 new bikes

Anonymous, 27 May 2003 00:00

MCN’s biggest ever issue reveals the details of 19 new bikes, including three 2004 Kawasakis, the Fischer MR1000 superbike, seven new Hondas, two Bimotas, two supermotos and two super-mopeds.The Kawasakis include the all-new ZX-10R, which will take on the best litre-sports bikes. No parts will be shared with the 2003 model, and the 160bhp superbike should lead the firm back ...

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Honda VTR1000 SP-1

Anonymous, 05 August 2002 00:00

'Nah, you don’t want one of those mate. They're rubbish' That was what the desperate idiot salesman at my local Aprillia showroom was telling me when I went in to have a looksy at the RSV. 'This Mille would run rings round a bloody VTR I'm telling ya' With that really un-needed advice I took a five minute ride (which ...

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Around the world in ninety days

Anonymous, 20 May 2002 00:00

In early August, eight teams of three riders each will tackle one of the most gruelling events in motorcycling – the Round the World Challenge. Meet ours.Jane Holmyard, Claire Janssenswillen and Nina Plumbe will aim to crack the18,000 mile journey through five continents, seven deserts, and 27 countries in three months.It’s an event that requires stamina, courage and a world-class ...

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Giant quiz answers revealed

Anonymous, 11 February 2002 00:00

Our massive Christmas Quiz attracted more than 3000 entries. The closing date for entries has now passed so it is finally safe to reveal all the answers.See how close you got, or work out how well you think you might have done if you had made the effort. There was no charge for entry and 40 prizes ranging from a ...

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Riding Edwards’ SP-2

Anonymous, 02 December 2001 00:00

ROSSI’S bike may be the epitome of pure class racing, but it’s the road-based machines that us fans really identify with.Most of the money tied up in HRC goes to the NSR, but the real value lies in machine like Colin Edwards’ SP-2 World Superbike. People feel more familiar with it, more at home than with the NSR. And that’s ...


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