New bikes (Jan - Dec 2010)

  • Ducati Multistrada 1200 rivals compared

    02 March 2010 by John Westlake

    Ducati Multistrada 1200 rivals compared

    Ducati’s new Multistrada 1200S has just blown us away at its launch in Lanzarote with an astonishing mixture of power, flexibility and sophistication. Video preview: 2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200...

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  • Another Honda electric concept…

    01 March 2010 by James Sharpe

    Another Honda electric concept…

    Honda will unveil a three-wheel electric scooter called the 3R-C at the Geneva car show at the end of this week. Created by Honda's research-and-design facility in Milan, Italy, the 3R-C prototype’s...

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  • Yamaha Super Tenere 1200 to cost £13,500

    26 February 2010 by Andy Downes

    Yamaha Super Tenere 1200 to cost £13,500

    Yamaha has confirmed the new ‘first edition’ version of the 2010 Super Tenere 1200 will cost £13,500 in the UK. The Super Tenere is the bike Yamaha is aiming squarely at the BMW R1200GS and the...

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  • New Yamaha Fazer8 revealed

    25 February 2010 by Andy Downes

    New Yamaha Fazer8 revealed

    Yamaha has finally taken the wraps off the new Fazer8 – the half-faired version of the 799cc middleweight that will be going on sale in the UK this summer. 2010 Yamaha FZ8 official image So far only...

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  • Yamaha Super Tenere revealed tonight

    24 February 2010 by Andy Downes

    Yamaha Super Tenere revealed tonight

    Yamaha will reveal the production version of the 1200cc parallel twin adventure bike the Japanese firm hopes will take on the BMW R1200GS at 7pm tonight. 1200cc Yamaha Super Tenere gets R1 lights...

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  • “Make more Multistradas!”

    23 February 2010 by John Westlake

    “Make more Multistradas!”

    Ducati UK have asked the Italian factory to increase production of the new Multistrada 1200 after British dealers took over 200 deposits and ‘far exceeded expected order levels’. And that’s before...

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  • New mini MV Agusta stalled

    23 February 2010 by James Sharpe

    New mini MV Agusta stalled

    MV Agusta’s much anticipated new mid-capacity supersport machine has been delayed due to the company’s imminent sale by Harley-Davidson. The “95% finished” inline three-cylinder 800cc sports bike is,...

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  • Two new limited editions from Triumph

    22 February 2010 by Andy Downes

    Two new limited editions from Triumph

    Triumph has announced two brand new special edition models for 2010, the Thunderbird SE and Daytona 675 SE. Triumph motorcycles for sale In the Cruiser category, there will be a limited run of the...

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  • New custom CB750 Café Racer

    18 February 2010 by James Sharpe

    New custom CB750 Café Racer

    Japanese custom bike manufacturer Whitehouse has released its latest Honda CB750. Find a Honda CB750 for sale The firm, famous for recreations of the ‘Kwaka’ KZ1000 seen in Mad Max, have teamed up...

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  • Inside a BMW S1000RR engine at 14,200rpm!

    17 February 2010 by Andy Downes

    This video of a BMW S1000RR125cc engine revving to 14,200rpm with the valves operating has just surfaced after being released by BMW USA. The video shows the valves, rocker arms and springs operating from idle through to the maximum revs of the 999cc inline four-cylinder engine. We think the cylinder has been cut away so we can see inside and it’s running open to the air judging by the amount of...

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  • Ducati plans GP-style frameless superbikes

    17 February 2010 by Guy Procter

    Ducati plans GP-style frameless superbikes

    Ducati is planning a ‘frameless’ future for its road-going superbikes – with the firm set to bet the farm on an aluminium version of its GP10’s revolutionary carbon design, MCN can reveal.  ...

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  • New Moriwaki tuned Zephyr 1100

    16 February 2010 by James Sharpe

    New Moriwaki tuned Zephyr 1100

    Legendary Japanese tuning company Moriwaki has come up with this delicious version of Kawasaki’s Zephyr 1100 a makeover for 2010. Famous for launching the racing careers of Graeme Crosby and Wayne...

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  • Stunning Alitalia Aprilia RSV4 revealed

    09 February 2010 by Guy Procter

    Stunning Alitalia Aprilia RSV4 revealed

    This is Aprilia's gorgeous new Alitalia liveried-RSV4. The Italian airline will sponsor Max Biaggi and Leon Camier's 200mph+ V4s in WSB this season, lending the bikes a stunning tricolore paint...

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  • “Motorcyclists are uncongenial”

    08 February 2010 by Steve Farrell

    “Motorcyclists are uncongenial”

    A website moderator for a national cycling body has exposed the irrational depths of anti-motorcycle bigotry in the group with an unintentionally comical rant. In a searingly smug denouncement of all...

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  • BMW S1000 RS Clubracer

    08 February 2010 by Oberdan Bezzi

    BMW S1000 RS Clubracer

    Here is my design for a BMW S1000 RS, which should be the two wheel equivalent of the M3 CSL. A half faired completely devoid of comfort, dedicated exclusively to the pleasure of riding...

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  • Honda Fury price revealed

    05 February 2010 by Trevor Franklin

    Honda Fury price revealed

    Honda UK has released the price for its soon to arrive Honda VT1300CX Fury. While the Fury is arguably the most extreme-looking of the current range of Japanese clone custom/chopper/cruiser machines,...

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