New bikes (July 2005)

  • 2006 Harleys revealed

    22 July 2005

    2006 Harleys revealed

    Harley has revealed its 2006 model line up with a new version of the V-Rod and updates for the Dyna range. The VRSCD Night Rod includes a ‘black denim’ paint option, blacked-out controls,...

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  • Choose your own engine

    22 July 2005

    Choose your own engine

    MZ has launched a special edition version of its odd-looking 1000SF naked bike and you get to choose what engine is used. Only 25 of the Red bikes will be made and each one will come with a matt red...

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  • 06 Buells go on show

    22 July 2005

    06 Buells go on show

    Buell has launched its own entry into the ‘Adventure Sports’ market with the XB12X Ulysses – as predicted by MCN in our July 20 issue. The £8195 twin gets long-travel...

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  • Suzuki extends £1 deal

    15 July 2005

    Suzuki extends £1 deal

    Suzuki has added faired and unfaired Bandit 1200s and the GSX1400 to its 'Ride Away for £1' finance deal. The deal already covers the 650cc Bandit, V-Strom and SV ranges, and offers nought per...

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  • Video: ER-6n first test

    08 July 2005

    Video: ER-6n first test

    Download the video via the link at the end of this story for the Motor Cycle News on Kawasaki's ER-6n - read by our own Sir Trevor... Road test chief Trevor Franklin is just back from the first test...

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  • New bike sales rise

    08 July 2005

    New bike sales rise

    Bike sales for June were up 2% compared to June 2004 – according to the Motor Cycle Industry Association. Adventure sport remains the fastest growing category of bike. Compared to June 2004...

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  • Triumphs in car dealers

    01 July 2005

    Triumphs in car dealers

    Triumph has been trying to expand its network of dealers by offering franchises to car dealers. The British manufacturer has gaps in its network in Reading and Cambridgeshire and hopes that it can...

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  • More Kawasakis all round

    01 July 2005

    More Kawasakis all round

    Reports from the Japanese business media suggest Kawasaki intends to grow its bike sales in Europe by 10 per cent by next March. Insiders say the strategy includes expanding its product range (which...

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