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  • Ducati V4 superbike secrets revealed

    Yesterday 16:30 by Richard Newland

    Ducati V4 superbike secrets revealed

    With speculation rife that everyone from Harley-Davidson to Triumph to various Indian two wheeled giants, are lining up to buy Ducati from the beleaguered post-Dieselgate Volkswagen Group – we...

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  • New Africa Twin Rally created

    Yesterday 09:00 by Jordan Gibbons

    New Africa Twin Rally created

    An Italian-built Africa Twin Rally special-edition caused a stir last week when a corporate video seemed to show Honda’s new version of the popular adventure bike.  The truth is slightly more...

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  • Indian Scout Bobber unveiled

    15 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Indian Scout Bobber unveiled

    When it comes to discreet or blacked-out bikes, Indian don’t really spring to mind- they’re much more famous for chroming everything and leather tassels, so customers have been taking matters into...

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  • Ninja 650 and Z650 get new colour schemes

    13 July 2017 by James Archibald

    Ninja 650 and Z650 get new colour schemes

    Kawasaki have announced new paint schemes for the Ninja 650 and Z650 models for 2018. The faired and sporty-looking Ninja 650 will be available in a new Pearl Strom Grey and also a Candy Plasma Blue...

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  • New Yamaha X-Max 400 announced

    13 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    New Yamaha X-Max 400 announced

    Yamaha have unveiled the new X-Max 400, set for release in autumn 2017, which the firm says has better comfort, performance and practicality than ever before. The 400cc liquid-cooled single cylinder...

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  • KTM RC390 updated for 2017

    12 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    KTM RC390 updated for 2017

    KTM have announced a host of changes for the 2017 RC 390 sportsbike, including a new ride-by-wire throttle, side-mounted exhaust and power assist slipper clutch. KTM say the new ride-by-wire throttle...

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  • Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition unveiled

    11 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition unveiled

    All good things must come to an end, or so the Chaucer saying goes. In this case, it’s true – the Panigale line is coming to a close, so Ducati have honoured it with a bang by releasing the 1299...

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  • Spy shots! New MT-07 adventure bike spotted

    05 July 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Spy shots! New MT-07 adventure bike spotted

    Yamaha are about to unleash an affordable and funky new MT-07 adventure bike. Yamaha showed the T7 concept at last year’s Milan Show in November, claiming it was imbued with ‘the Ténéré spirit’ –...

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  • Suzuki announce 2018 RM-Z450 details

    04 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Suzuki announce 2018 RM-Z450 details

    Suzuki have unveiled the new 2018 RM-Z450, which gets an all-new chassis, updated engine, the latest version of Suzuki's holeshot assists and traction management. The all-new chassis weighs 700g less...

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  • MV Agusta Brutale 800 America revealed

    04 July 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta Brutale 800 America revealed

    To coincide with the America's Independence Day, MV Agusta unveiled the special edition Brutale 800 America. The limited edition model - the first 50 of which will be sent to the States - will...

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  • Ducati V4 Exposed

    28 June 2017 by Richard Newland

    Ducati V4 Exposed

    Rumours of a MotoGP-derived V4 road-going Ducati superbike have been doing the rounds for years. But that’s all they were... rumours. Until now! These latest spy pictures show once and for all that...

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  • CCM Spitfire Cafe Racer added to line-up

    27 June 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    CCM Spitfire Cafe Racer added to line-up

    CCM have expanded their newly created Spitfire model line to include a new Café Racer variant. The Café Racer shares the same engine and chassis as the original Spitfire but it has clip-on handlebars,...

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  • 'Final Edition' Ducati 1299 Panigale specs LEAKED

    23 June 2017 by James Archibald & Maria Vallahis

    'Final Edition' Ducati 1299 Panigale specs LEAKED

    With Ducati expected to release an all-new V4 superbike replacement for the 1299 Panigale, to go on sale in 2018, it was equally inevitable that they would build a Final Edition Panigale. An official...

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  • Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro launched

    20 June 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro launched

    Over the last few years the Ducati Multistrada 1200 has steadily transformed itself from a bulbous sports tourer into a credible off-road machine and now it’s taking another step towards the dirt. The...

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  • Ducati unveil new Scrambler Mach 2.0

    15 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Ducati unveil new Scrambler Mach 2.0

    Ducati have unveiled a new Scrambler variant at the Wheels and Waves event in Biarritz called the Scrambler Mach 2.0 as well as an updated version of the Full Throttle. The Mach 2.0 features lower,...

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  • Husqvarna unveil updated FS 450 Supermoto

    13 June 2017 by James Archibald

    Husqvarna unveil updated FS 450 Supermoto

    Husqvarna have announced updates to their FS 450 Supermoto motorcycle. The 2018 machine gets a new slipper clutch that was developed by Suter Industries helping to keep the bike stable under hard...

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  • Yamaha MT-03 and R3 get updated colours

    13 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Yamaha MT-03 and R3 get updated colours

    Yamaha's A2 licence-friendly MT-03 and R3 will both be available in new colours from August 2017. The MT-03 gets the same grey and yellow Night Fluo paintscheme as seen on other models in the MT...

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  • MV Agusta RVS unveiled

    13 June 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta RVS unveiled

    MV Agusta have taken the wraps off their new RVS after teasing the new bike in a Youtube clip released in May. Starting out with a standard MV Agusta Dragster 800, the weight of the new model is 160kg...

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  • Kawasaki announce updates to the KX250F

    08 June 2017 by James Archibald

    Kawasaki announce updates to the KX250F

    Kawasaki have announced updates to their KX250F for the 2018 model.  The changes include revisions to the suspension that sees adjustments to the rear shock and some new components being used in...

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  • Gogoro Smartscooter 2 announced

    31 May 2017 by Jordan Gibbons

    Gogoro Smartscooter 2 announced

    We first got really excited about Gogoro a little over six months ago when we met with some of the team at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. They showed us the Smartscooter, a clever little electric...

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  • Husqvarna update Motocross range

    31 May 2017 by James Archibald

    Husqvarna update Motocross range

    Alongside the updated Enduro range of motorcycles, Husqvarna have also revealed their 2018 Motocross range. With 8 updated models that includes both two and four-stroke machinery. One of the...

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  • CCM unveil new Spitfire Scrambler

    27 May 2017 by James Archibald

    CCM unveil new Spitfire Scrambler

    CCM have unveiled their new Spitfire Scrambler at the Bike Shed Show to a packed Tobacco Docks this weekend. It comes just weeks after CCM allowed MCN to see plans for the new machine and follows on...

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  • Triumph add new colours to retro models

    25 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Triumph add new colours to retro models

    Triumph have announced new colours for their retro range of bikes, including Cranberry Red and Frozen Silver on the popular new Bobber model. The Thruxton R's Diablo Red option will be replaced by...

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  • Energica charging less

    24 May 2017 by MCN News

    Energica charging less

    Energica, the Italian company behind the Eva and Ego electric motorcycles are not yet approved as part of the UK government's Plug-In grant for electric vehicles, so they've decided to reduce the...

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  • Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and Vitpilen spied

    24 May 2017 by Richard Newland

    Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and Vitpilen spied

    Husqvarna are about to unleash a new range of bikes and these exclusive spy shots show the firm has a few surprises up its sleeve, too. Husqvarna’s trump card is that they have access to sister...

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  • Free BikeTrac with Ducati 959 Panigale

    24 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    Free BikeTrac with Ducati 959 Panigale

    Ducati are giving customers who buy a new 959 Panigale before June 30th 2017 a free BikeTrac security system, which tracks the movements of the bike should it be moved without the key in the...

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  • MV Agusta tease new RVS

    17 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    MV Agusta tease new RVS

    Italian firm MV Agusta have relased a short video teasing a new model dubbed RVS, which stands for Reparto Veicoli Speciali, or Special Vehicles Operations in English. MV Agusta have released no...

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  • New Triumph Bonneville Bobber cruiser spied

    17 May 2017 by Richard Newland

    New Triumph Bonneville Bobber cruiser spied

    The rampant success of Triumph’s Bobber, which has even managed to eclipse the firm’s own success with the T120 Thruxton, looks to have already spawned a new model spin-off that will replace the...

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  • KTM unveil fuel-injection two-stroke models

    16 May 2017 by Liam Marsden

    KTM unveil fuel-injection two-stroke models

    KTM have taken the wraps off their two new fuel injected enduro machines, the 250 EXC TPI and 300 EXC TPI. The two new models are the world's first production fuel-injected two-stroke off-road...

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  • Honda update the CRF450

    11 May 2017 by James Archibald

    Honda update the CRF450

    Honda have announced that there will be a number of updates to their CRF450R motocross bike. The bike will get an electric starter as standard for the first time, which will undoubtedly help get the...

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  • Suzuki Turbo gathers pace

    10 May 2017 by Ben Purvis

    Suzuki Turbo gathers pace

    Turbocharging is set to become widespread on future bikes as manufacturers combat emissions limits while striving for improved economy and performance. And Suzuki will be at the forefront of the...

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  • Peugeot release sporty Speedfight scooter

    09 May 2017 by James Archibald

    Peugeot release sporty Speedfight scooter

    Peugeot have released a couple of limited edition models of their popular Speedfight 50, coming in a choice of Pure or Total Sport options. The 50cc scooter is a popular choice among young riders...

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