New bikes (Jan - Dec 2009)

  • New Bimota DB7R Diavolo Rosso unveiled

    25 November 2009 by Laura Kennerley

    New Bimota DB7R Diavolo Rosso unveiled

    This is what happened when an American firm decided it could enhance the exotic Bimota DB7R-. The DB7R Diavolo Rosso is the first bike with a load-bearing carbon-fibre frame and swing arm to be...

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  • Ultralight Grace E-motoribke unveiled

    24 November 2009 by Liam Marsden

    This may look like just your average bicycle, but it is infact an 'E-motorbike' from Berlin-based company Grace. The Grace is powered by a 1300-watt motor, which runs off lithium-ion batteries. The motor powers the bike to a top speed of 30mph, while the batteries give a range of 31 miles and only need one hour to recharge. The bike will start shipping in January for a price of €5,877...

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  • Suzuki GSX-R1000 25th Anniversary edition

    23 November 2009 by Chris Newbigging

    Suzuki GSX-R1000 25th Anniversary edition

    This is the 2010 Suzuki GSX-R1000Z – the official, limited edition to celebrate 25 years of the GSX-R series. Mechanically the bike is the same as the 2009 GSX-R1000 K9 (the K10 model will remain...

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  • Royal Enfield proposals

    23 November 2009 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Royal Enfield proposals

    Here are another two ideas of mine for new Royal Enfields. These bikes would be based around a flat tracker and Baja enduro bike.

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  • 2010 Yamaha FZ8: official first picture

    23 November 2009 by Chris Newbigging

    2010 Yamaha FZ8: official first picture

    Yamaha has unveiled this first official picture of the new FZ8 middleweight naked – but nothing else. There’s no information or pictures beyond this headlight shot – Yamaha UK wasn’t even aware of the...

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  • Aprilia RSV4 Factory first thoughts

    20 November 2009 by Erwin

    Aprilia RSV4 Factory first thoughts

    I was lucky enough to pick up an Aprilia RSV4 Factory from the new Long Beach Aprilia dealership with the best mechanic for this bike, Amauri, who set the sag for me before I happily rode...

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  • New Piaggio MP3 500 and MP3 500 Sport

    19 November 2009 by Chris Newbigging

    New Piaggio MP3 500 and MP3 500 Sport

    Piaggio is replacing the MP3 400 with a new MP3 500 for 2010, and the Gilera Fuoco 500 is now branded the MP3 500 Sport. Piaggios for sale Both MP3 500s share the same 492cc liquid-cooled...

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  • Victory Sport Roadster

    19 November 2009 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Victory Sport Roadster

    Since Buell is no longer, here is my design for an American sports bike. It is the Victory Sport Roadster.

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  • BMW Concept6 six cylinder teaser video

    18 November 2009 by John Westlake

    BMW Concept6 six cylinder teaser video

    BMW has released a video showing the new six cylinder Concept6 bike that was revealed at the Milan Show last week. BMWs for sale There’s no sound of the engine on the video (just the inevitable dance...

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  • BMW S1000RR: the wait is almost over

    16 November 2009 by Phil West

    BMW S1000RR: the wait is almost over

    This week MCN tests BMW's long-awaited S1000RR superbike – and boy has it been a long time coming. All the latest info on the S1000RR In 24 hours we'll tell you if it's been worth the wait. In...

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  • Ducati Multistrada 1200 concept video

    13 November 2009 by Ped Baker

    Ducati Multistrada 1200 concept video

    Ducati has released a video explaining the concept behind the Multistrada 1200's four riding 'modes'. The video doesn't show any live action footage of the bike but uses animated pencil sketches to...

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  • New Viper super cruiser launched

    12 November 2009 by Laura Kennerley

    New Viper super cruiser launched

    This is the Diamondback, the new super cruiser from American firm Viper. It has a Viper 152 cubic inch all billet short stroke v-twin, which the company claims is the most powerful production v-twin...

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  • Milan Show: 2010 Triumph Speed Triple SE

    11 November 2009 by Andy Downes

    Milan Show: 2010 Triumph Speed Triple SE

    The Triumph Speed Triple SE gets more than just a cool paint job with uprated suspension, flyscreen and seat cowl and retains the 128bhp three-cylinder 1050 motor common to all Speed Triples. The...

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  • Milan Show: Limited edition Bonneville Sixty

    11 November 2009 by Andy Downes

    Milan Show: Limited edition Bonneville Sixty

    This limited edition of just 650 Triumph T100 Bonnevilles with a new paint scheme harking back to the 1960s has a two-tone blue paintjob with hand painted pinstripes. The Bonneville celebrated 50...

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  • Milan show: Rieju RS3 125 unveiled

    11 November 2009 by Chris Newbigging

    Milan show: Rieju RS3 125 unveiled

    Rieju has unveiled the finished version of its new learner-legal 125 sportsbike, the RS3. Powered by the liquid-cooled 125cc engine from the Yamaha YZF-R125, the new machine is designed by British...

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  • Milan show: Piaggio Urban Sport Bike Concept

    11 November 2009 by Chris Newbigging

    Milan show: Piaggio Urban Sport Bike Concept

    Piaggio has unveiled this Urban Sport Bike concept at the Milan show today.    MCN snapped the bike as it was prepared for the official press conference later – a Piaggio worker was still...

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  • Milan Show Video: KTM 125cc concept

    10 November 2009 by MCN

    Milan Show Video: KTM 125cc concept

    KTM has unveiled this 125 concept, hinting at its new sexy range of learner bikes due to be revealed in 2010. Based closely around the 690 Stunt design concept from the 2007 Milan show, the new 125 is...

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  • Milan show video: New BMW models for 2010

    10 November 2009 by MCN

    Milan show video: New BMW models for 2010

    The 2009 Milan motorcycle show has just opened it's doors to the general public. Watch the video for a report from the event on BMW's new models for 2010, including the new GS and 6-cylinder...

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  • Milan Show: Triumph Speed Triple Special

    10 November 2009 by Andy Downes

    Milan Show: Triumph Speed Triple Special

    Triumph has unveiled this stunning Speed Triple as an extreme example of the naked Speed Triple which can now be specified with Ohlins suspension. This Speed Triple is a show bike only celebrating a...

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  • Milan show: Moto Guzzi V7 Clubman concept

    10 November 2009 by Chris Newbigging

    Milan show: Moto Guzzi V7 Clubman concept

    Moto Guzzi has unveiled this customised concept V7 Clubman – based on the V7 Café already on sale. Moto Guzzi has transferred most of the technical details over from the V7 Café to the V7 Clubman,...

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  • Milan Show: New BMW LT is six-cylinder

    10 November 2009 by Andy Downes

    Milan Show: New BMW LT is six-cylinder

    BMW have just revealed a concept bike at the Milan Show which features a six-cylinder engine that will appear in next year’s LT grand tourer. BMW hinted that the concept bike itself is something of a...

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  • Is this the new Guzzi Le Mans?

    10 November 2009 by Phil West

    Is this the new Guzzi Le Mans?

    UPDATE: Moto Guzzi concepts REVEALED - '80% production ready' Moto Guzzi look set to unveil a brand new concept bike at the Milan Show, which could pave the way for an all-new version of its...

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  • Milan Show: Other new Ducati UK prices

    10 November 2009 by Rob Hull

    Milan Show: Other new Ducati UK prices

    MCN has exclusively revealed the UK price for the new Ducati Multistrada 1200 today, and we’ve also been given an indication of UK prices for the other models launched yesterday.  Ducati held...

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