New bikes (November 2001)

  • Ducati launch Bayliss rep

    18 November 2001

    Ducati launch Bayliss rep

    Ducati is going to launch a road-going replica of World Superbike champion Troy Bayliss’ machine.It will be a 998 with the red Infostrada paintscheme, not the silver one the Aussie rode in the final...

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  • World’s first ride of new Yamaha TDM900

    11 November 2001

    World’s first ride of new Yamaha TDM900

    Second update: 3.05pm, November 12: MCN’s Adam Morrissey has had more time to get used to the feel of the new Yamaha TDM900 now. Here’s what he has to say. " The brakes are very powerful, but...

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  • Thinking of buying or selling a bike?

    11 November 2001

    Thinking of buying or selling a bike?

    If you’re thinking of buying or selling a bike you’ve come to the right site.If you are looking to buy you have access to an unrivalled archive of information combined with enviable contact with...

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  • It’s AKA a motorcycle…

    11 November 2001

    It’s AKA a motorcycle…

    The NEC Show features plenty of jaw-dropping models, but few are quite as " stand-out " as this machine from AKA Design. But we want to hear what you think of it.The Hitchin, Herts-based...

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  • First ride on Yamaha’s Road Star Warrior

    04 November 2001

    First ride on Yamaha’s Road Star Warrior

    Yamaha's new Road Star Warrior is no ordinary cruiser.With a mere 2000rpm displayed on the LCD tachometer (an arc of blocks which sweep around an analogue-style scale) the bike punches forward with a...

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  • Kawasaki seeks out new niches

    04 November 2001

    Kawasaki seeks out new niches

    Kawasaki has found a new niche - retro bikes that are only legal to ride on the road in the daytime (that’s about seven hours a day in the UK right now).One is a 1970s-style grasstracker. It looks...

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  • Cannondale coming to the UK

    04 November 2001

    Cannondale coming to the UK

    U.S. manufacturer Cannondale is starting to bring its off-road bikes to the UK.The 2002 range continues to feature the hand-welded, twin-spar aluminium frames seen on the 2001 bikes rather than the...

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