New bikes (October 2006)

  • Video: Ducati 1098 spied

    21 October 2006

    Video: Ducati 1098 spied

    Just week's before it's due to make it's first public appearance at the MIlan bike show, Ducati's 1098 has been spied testing outside the factory and we've got the first video of the bike in...

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  • New CCMs at NEC show

    21 October 2006

    New CCMs at NEC show

    CCM has shown the latest additions to its Retro range of bikes to the public for the first time at the NEC. The two new café racer style bikes are based around the firm’s usual Suzuki...

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  • Yamaha safety recalls

    14 October 2006

    Yamaha safety recalls

    Yamaha has issued a press release announcing safety recalls for models including the XV1600 Wild Star, R1, FZ6, FJR1300, TDM900, MT-01, XV1700 and XT660R/X. The release is reproduced in full below,...

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  • MCN needs you...

    14 October 2006

    MCN needs you...

    We're looking for owners of a wide range of bikes to get involved with our 'Why I Had to Have' feature in the print edition of MCN. If you own one of the following bikes, please contact...

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  • Piaggio launch new 400

    14 October 2006

    Piaggio launch new 400

    Piaggio have launched the last in their X8 series. The 400cc machine will stand alongside the 125cc and 250cc models. The new X8 has a claimed to speed of 94 mph (155kmh) from its 33bhp engine,...

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  • Intermot: 2007 Ducatis

    07 October 2006

    Intermot: 2007 Ducatis

    Ducati might be holding off until the Milan Show to unveil the all new 1098 Superbike but that hasn't stopped them coming to Cologne for this years Intermot with a range of totally new bikes. The new...

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  • New half-naked BMW

    07 October 2006

    New half-naked BMW

    BMW has launched a new version of its K1200 bike, half way between the K1200S and K1200R. The new K1200R Sport is essentially the same as the K1200R but gets a half fairing in the style of the...

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  • Honda CBR125 updated

    07 October 2006

    Honda CBR125 updated

    Honda’s popular CBR125R is getting an even sportier look next year with headlights from the Fireblade and a sharper fairing. The little sportsbike also gets a new instrument panel, plus clear...

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  • Intermot: 2007 Yamahas

    07 October 2006

    Intermot: 2007 Yamahas

    Here we have pictures of the entire 2007 Yamaha range direct from Germany and the Intermot show in Cologne. TV personality Toby Moody took to the stage to introduce everything that is new or updated...

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  • Intermot: 2007 KTMs

    07 October 2006

    Intermot: 2007 KTMs

    Even the Austrian's are at it this week in Colgne for the Intermot Motorcycle Show revealing two spankng new machines to the public only a few hours ago. Both the 600 and litre range of supermoto's...

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  • Intermot: 2007 Benellis

    07 October 2006

    Intermot: 2007 Benellis

    Benelli has also got in on the act today at Cologne for the 2007 Intermot bike show dragging the covers from three new concept bikes, all falling into different motorcycling categories. Firstly is...

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  • Video: New Hornet 600

    07 October 2006

    Video: New Hornet 600

    Honda’s exclusive pre-Intermot show in Cologne, Germany, saw the launch of the brand new Hornet 600 and we’ve got the first video. Watch the screen below to see the Hornet in action then...

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  • Harley XR1200 prototype

    07 October 2006

    Harley XR1200 prototype

    Harley Davidson has unveiled a totally new prototype at todays Cologne Show to spark a reaction from the meida and public alike. Influenced strongly by the flat tracker scene Harley Davidson are...

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  • Video: Kawasaki 07 bikes

    07 October 2006

    Video: Kawasaki 07 bikes

    Kawasaki launched its 2007 range of bikes at a special event at the Intermot show in Cologne, Germany – and you can see video of all the bikes here. Click the links below to watch video of each...

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  • R1 official UK colours

    07 October 2006

    R1 official UK colours

    These are the official UK colours of the new R1 we revealed last week. The bike will get the ‘Racing White’ paint scheme seen on the 2006 R6 as well as a subtle blue and a menacing all...

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  • Honda's all new Hornet

    07 October 2006

    Honda's all new Hornet

    Honda has launched an all new Hornet 600 for 2007 with an engine derived from the 2007 CBR600RR. The new bike is totally updated with radical new styling, a new frame and a 101bhp motor. The engine...

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  • Intermot: 2007 Triumphs

    07 October 2006

    Intermot: 2007 Triumphs

    You've seen it MCN - we've even tested it already, but for most at the 2007 Intermot motorcycle show in Cologne, Germany this is the first time they've seen the totally different looking '07 Triumph...

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  • Kawasaki GTR14 & ZX-6R

    07 October 2006

    Kawasaki GTR14 & ZX-6R

    Kawasaki has launched its range of 2007 bikes at the Intermot show in Cologne, Germany, including the new ZX-6R and the massive GTR1400. The event saw the first public showing of the new VN900...

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  • New Enfield for NEC Show

    07 October 2006

    New Enfield for NEC Show

    A new version of the Royal Enfield Bullet Electra will be unveiled at the 2006 NEC Motorcycle Show. The Electra-XS Roadster is based on the existing 500cc lean-burn single-cylinder machine, but gets...

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  • BMW HP2 Megamoto

    07 October 2006

    BMW HP2 Megamoto

    BMW have done it! They've outdone Ducati's Hypermotard and unveiled a new bike with the coolest, most outrageous name - the HP2 Megamoto. Changes from the original HP2 are minimal styling wise. The...

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  • BMWs three new 650s

    07 October 2006

    BMWs three new 650s

    BMW has launched a completely new series of bikes all based around a 650cc single cylinder engine. The G-Series boasts three models, which are all a variation on the enduro/supermoto theme. The G650...

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  • FZ6: Sports or standard?

    07 October 2006

    FZ6: Sports or standard?

    Yamaha has met the criticism that its FZ6 was too revvy by offering four different version of the bike for 2007. There are currently naked and half faired versions of the bike available but next year...

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  • Intermot: 2007 Hondas

    07 October 2006

    Intermot: 2007 Hondas

    MCN has got up close and personal with the new 2007 range of Honda's as part of the special invite only launch held in Cologne the night before press day at the Intermot Motorcycle Show on Monday. ...

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  • Video: Yamaha 07 range

    07 October 2006

    Video: Yamaha 07 range

    Yamaha launched its 2007 range at Intermot in Germany on Tuesday including a brand new R1 and FZ6 – and you can watch the video here. Click here to watch the launch of the brand new Yamaha R1...

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  • Video: 2007 CBR600RR

    07 October 2006

    Video: 2007 CBR600RR

    Honda launched the 2007 CBR600RR last night at an exclusive pre-Intermot show in Cologne, Germany and we’ve got the first video of the new bike. Watch the screen below to see the completely new...

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  • Video: Benelli TreK

    07 October 2006

    Benelli’s new Tre K was revealed to the public at the Intermot show in Milan this week but MCN has already tested the bike and we’ve got the video here. The Multistrada rival uses Benelli’s traditional three-cylinder engine but puts it in a more practical chassis while retaining the styling expected from the Italian manufacturer. Watch the new bike in action below.

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  • Intermot: 2007 Suzukis

    07 October 2006

    Intermot: 2007 Suzukis

    Suzuki has unveiled the brand new B-King today in Cologne alongside the totally revised GSXlR1000 and the remaining 2007 range for the first time to the public. Possibly the longest awaited...

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  • Both Varaderos updated

    07 October 2006

    Both Varaderos updated

    Honda’s two Varaderos, the 1000cc and 125cc, both get updated for 2007 but there are no radical changes. New emissions laws have forced the firm to update the larger bikes engine but power and...

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  • Goldwing airbag explodes

    07 October 2006

    Goldwing airbag explodes

    Honda gave a graphic demonstration of its Goldwing airbag system at its pre-Intermot show in Cologne, Germany, and we’ve got video of it going off on stage. Honda made a big play on its new...

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  • New BMWs at Intermot

    01 October 2006

    New BMWs at Intermot

    Five new BMW's will be just some of the attractions at the Intermot International Motorcycle and Scooter Fair, which opens to the public from October 11-15, 2006, in Cologne. The new BMW's are...

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