New bikes (Jan - Dec 2010)

  • Martini Ducati - MotoGP 2011

    29 March 2010 by Oberdan Bezzi

    Martini Ducati - MotoGP 2011

    Here's my idea of what the factory Ducati, sponsored by Martini, could look like for the 2011 MotoGP Championship.  Rider - Valentino Rossi. The Italian Dream.

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  • First new Norton delivered to customer

    29 March 2010 by Dan Aspel

    First new Norton delivered to customer

    The first new production Norton in a generation was handed to its new owner last Friday, with further deliveries taking place throughout this week. The limited edition Commando 961 SE was eagerly...

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  • Nelis-Bakker TL1000 ridden

    26 March 2010 by Chris Newbigging

    Nelis-Bakker TL1000 ridden

    MCN has ridden Mathijn Nelis’ amazing Nelis-Bakker custom-framed streetfighter – and you can read all about it in the March 31 issue of MCN. The bike was built from the ground-up by Nelis under the...

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  • YAMAHA Z MAX 320

    25 March 2010 by Oberdan Bezzi

    YAMAHA Z MAX 320

    This is the corresponding of the YAMAHA R6 in the scooters field ! The total new Z MAX 320. The real sports scooter

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  • KTM to produce electric motorcycles in 2011

    25 March 2010 by Andy Downes

    KTM to produce electric motorcycles in 2011

    Austrian firm KTM has become the first large-scale manufacturer to produce an electric bike with these two ‘Freeride’ machines going into full production in 18 months. Find a KTM for sale These two...

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  • Yamaha Fazer8 to cost £8799; FZ8 £7799!

    24 March 2010 by Andy Downes

    Yamaha Fazer8 to cost £8799; FZ8 £7799!

    Yamaha has just released the UK prices for the ‘budget’ Fazer8 and FZ8 and they are going to cost a wallet-melting £8799 for the half-faired bike and £7799 for the naked FZ8. MCN had reliable inside...

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  • New Husqvarnas for 2010

    23 March 2010 by Michael Neeves

    New Husqvarnas for 2010

    Italian off-road manufacturer Husqvarna has two new models for 2010. The enduro-styled TE630 and the SMS630 supermoto replace the out-going TE610 and SM610ie. As well as restyled bodywork, both...

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  • New 210bhp Norton rotary

    23 March 2010 by John Westlake

    New 210bhp Norton rotary

    Norton is set to make a stunning return to racing next year with an all-new 200bhp+ rotary superbike. The news – which is revealed in full in tomorrow’s MCN – means Norton could have a BSB and even...

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  • KTM 2010 Freeride eBike revealed

    23 March 2010 by Emma Sulway

    KTM 2010 Freeride eBike revealed

    Pictures of KTM’s new Freeride electric motorcycle have been published in a German magazine despite the Austrian company restricting publishing. The Freeride eBike is expected to cost around £8900 and...

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  • AC Schnitzer shows off tweaked BMW S1000RR

    19 March 2010 by Andy Downes

    AC Schnitzer shows off tweaked BMW S1000RR

    It’s not often you can look at a new 1000cc superbike from an aftermarket tuner and realise they have made it more comfortable and a little more practical, but that’s exactly what German BMW tuning...

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  • Harley-Davidson extends trade-in offer

    19 March 2010 by Andy Downes

    Harley-Davidson extends trade-in offer

    Harley-Davidson is extending an incentive to anyone who trades in a motorcycle over 500cc which will give them an extra £900 over the value of the part exchange price of their bike. The offer is only...

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  • New 2010 Triumph Sprint ST spotted

    17 March 2010 by Andy Downes

    New 2010 Triumph Sprint ST spotted

    Eagle-eyed MCN reader Mike Morgan snatched this shot of the new Triumph Sprint ST undergoing testing on the M6 motorway last week.     Find a Triumph Sprint ST for sale The picture...

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  • Suzuki releases special edition GSX-R600

    15 March 2010 by Andy Downes

    Suzuki releases special edition GSX-R600

    Suzuki has just released information about a new GSX-R600 which has an exclusive paintscheme harking back to the 1999 factory World Superbike racing bike. Read the Suzuki GSX-R600 review The bike...

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  • Honda CB1100 not coming to the UK

    12 March 2010 by Emma Sulway

    Honda CB1100 not coming to the UK

    Honda UK have re-iterated their decision not to import the new CB1100 to the UK stating “it was not deemed that there would be sufficient demand across Europe to make the development and production of...

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  • TGB G6 600

    11 March 2010 by Oberdan Bezzi

    TGB G6 600

    Here's my idea for a TGB scooter which could compete with the Yamaha T-Max.

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  • Ducati release Aspar MotoGP livery

    11 March 2010 by Emma Sulway

    Ducati release Aspar MotoGP livery

    Jorge Martinez’s MotoGP team officially released their 2010 livery today. The team, officially called ‘Paginas Amarillas Aspar Team’, revealed their yellow Desmosidici GP10 sponsored by the Spanish...

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  • New Sprint ST

    11 March 2010 by peter hutton

    It would be interesting to hear from Triumph how long this new Sprint ST has been on trial. I too spotted this bike whilst driving along the A4212 in North Wales - it would have been late summer 2008 or spring 2009. I owned a 1050 ST at the time and spotted one in my mirrors overtaking cars behind, so knew it wouldn't be long before it would be alongside. Off went the radio and down came...

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  • Test ride a Yamaha and win an R1

    11 March 2010 by James Keen

    Test ride a Yamaha and win an R1

    Yamaha dealers are giving riders a chance to try a whole host of Yamaha motorcycles and scooters and win a new Yamaha R1 in the process. Click here for more info Complete a feedback form on the...

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  • BMW won’t make a naked S1000RR… yet

    10 March 2010 by Emma Sulway

    BMW won’t make a naked S1000RR… yet

    BMW have officially quashed rumours of a half-faired or naked edition of the new S1000RR. Rumours have been circulating on the internet of a stripped-down version of the class-leading superbike ever...

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  • Video: Honda CB1100 goes on sale in Japan

    09 March 2010 by Phil West

    Video: Honda CB1100 goes on sale in Japan

    Honda’s eagerly-awaited new retro roadster, the CB1100, has just gone on sale in Japan accompanied by this official promo video – but it still looks unlikely it’ll ever be coming to the...

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  • BMW issues new software patch for S1000RR

    05 March 2010

    BMW issues new software patch for S1000RR

    BMW has issued a second software patch for the new S1000RR superbike after two bikes getting a software update to introduce a rev limit suffered instrument failure. BMW dealers across the country were...

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  • Honda sells 60 VFR1200Fs in two weeks

    04 March 2010 by Andy Downes

    Honda sells 60 VFR1200Fs in two weeks

    Honda has confirmed it has sold 60 VFR1200s across the country in the two weeks it has been on sale. The firm has also launched a new fixed cost maintenance package for the bike to take it through to...

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  • History of the Yamaha Tenere

    03 March 2010 by MCN

    History of the Yamaha Tenere

    Yamaha has revealed the finished version of their new Super Tenere 1200. It's the bike they hope will rival the BMW GS and give them a strong footing in the adventure sport market.  Yamaha...

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