New bikes (Jan - Dec 2012)

  • KTM Moto3 customer racer for 2013 revealed

    09 July 2012 by Liam Marsden

    KTM Moto3 customer racer for 2013 revealed

    KTM will make a production Moto3 racer available to the public for 2013, priced at roughly £35,000 excluding VAT. The customer Moto3 machine will differ slightly to the current factory machine...

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  • New BMW F700GS and F800GS revealed

    05 July 2012 by Liam Marsden

    New BMW F700GS and F800GS revealed

    BMW has revealed the new F700GS, which is actually just an updated F650GS, as well as an updated F800GS. The new bike is essentially a restyled and updated F650GS, with the capacity staying the same...

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  • Poll: Would you buy an MV Agusta?

    04 July 2012 by MCN

    Poll: Would you buy an MV Agusta?

    Next week's MCN (out July 11) features the world first ride of MV's new Brutale 675. It's a three-cylinder, 120bhp naked bike that's pitched at Triumph's Street Triple R. Price is expected to by under...

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  • Tweaks to Suzuki motocrossers

    29 June 2012 by Steve Farrell

    Tweaks to Suzuki motocrossers

    Suzuki has updated its RM-Z250 and 450 competition off-roaders with new piston and suspension components for 2013. Pistons have been made lighter, improving throttle response according to Suzuki.

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  • Updates for 2013 Husqvarna off-road range

    27 June 2012 by MCN

    Updates for 2013 Husqvarna off-road range

    Husqvarna has revealed updates to two of its biggest selling enduro bikes along with a host of smaller changes to the rest of the range. The TE250R and 310R both get a new cylinder head and throttle...

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  • Triumph Trophy 1200 revealed

    22 June 2012 by John Westlake

    Triumph Trophy 1200 revealed

    Triumph have just unveiled the new Trophy Tourer. The full report will be in next week's MCN (out Wednesday June 27), but in the meantime here are the raw facts from Triumph's press...

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  • Video: Horex VR6 in action

    22 June 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Video: Horex VR6 in action

    Video released by new German manufacturer Horex shows their V6-engined VR6 on the road in what appears to be showroom-ready form. The video gives the first glimpse at the sound of the unique 1218cc...

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  • Crystal White Triumph Explorer

    18 June 2012 by Peter Richards

    Crystal White Triumph Explorer

    Is this the first Crystal White Triumph Explorer? Supplied by North City Triumph, paint by Dream Machine. Pannier brackets, rack/hand holds and rear hangers all colour coded to match the frame. What...

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  • Honda CBR250R gets race kit

    15 June 2012 by Liam Marsden

    Honda CBR250R gets race kit

    After last year's European Junior Cup race series used Kawasaki Ninja 250s, Honda has decided to give their own 250cc commuter a track makeover. While the standard Honda CBR250R isn't particularly...

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  • Spied: Is this the BMW Custom Concept?

    13 June 2012 by MCN

    Spied: Is this the BMW Custom Concept?

    The Custom Concept has been in the background since it was unveiled in 2008 but because the news has been so non-committal in the past two years, most people had assumed BMW had decided not to pursue...

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  • BMW S1000RR naked bike spied testing

    08 June 2012 by MCN

    BMW S1000RR naked bike spied testing

    BMW is already well ahead in the development of a naked version of its class-leading S1000RR superbike as these spy shots taken at a BMW test facility reveal. The naked S1000RR – to be called the...

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  • £1765 of free kit with BMW R1200GS

    08 June 2012 by Liam Marsden

    £1765 of free kit with BMW R1200GS

    BMW is offering £1765 worth of free kit with every new R1200GS bought before the end of the year. You'll get a titanium Akrapovic end can, tinted screen, 13-19litre tank bag, expandable Vario panniers...

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  • BMW R1250GS spied

    08 June 2012 by MCN

    BMW R1250GS spied

    The upcoming BMW R1250GS has been spied during testing, showing many upgrades over the current R1200GS. It’s impossible to overstate the importance to BMW of the new R1250GS – the firm simply has to...

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  • Video: Honda CRF450R tech explained

    01 June 2012 by MCN

    Video: Honda CRF450R tech explained

    The new Honda CRF450R motocross bike features a host of improvements like  KYB air-sprung front suspension and revised weight distribution. In the below video, Honda explains what the...

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  • Get a Ducati 848 Evo for £149 per month

    25 May 2012 by Phil West

    Get a Ducati 848 Evo for £149 per month

    Ducati’s new PCP finance scheme means dream bikes like 848 Evo, Diavel and even Panigale are more accessible than ever. Called ‘TriOptions ‘, the new Personal Contract Purchase scheme applies to all...

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  • Biiista electric bike nearing launch

    25 May 2012 by MCN

    Biiista electric bike nearing launch

    Say hello to the Biiista, an electric bike developed by Austrian firm Hammerschmid Maschienebau which is due to be launched soon. With a claimed 60mph top speed and 60 mile range, this futuristic...

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  • Kawasaki launches 2013 motocross collection

    24 May 2012 by Phil West

    Kawasaki launches 2013 motocross collection

    Kawasaki has launched its 2013 motocross collection, with the new KX250F and KX450F. Both bikes come with updated styling and improved performance. The KX450F comes with a new ‘pneumatic spring fork’...

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  • Street Pack for Suzuki GSR750

    24 May 2012 by MCN

    Street Pack for Suzuki GSR750

    Suzuki have launched a 'Street Pack' for the GSR750 Consisting of a single seat cowl, tank protector and fuel cap trim, belly pan, fly screen and rim decal, the pack costs £549 including fitment – a...

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  • Suzuki launches test ride roadshow

    21 May 2012 by Zoe Richards

    Suzuki launches test ride roadshow

    Suzuki will be taking its range of 2012 bikes on a nationwide demo roadshow from this Saturday. People will be able to visit local dealers with the chance to test new models and get some exclusive...

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  • New KTM Super Duke 1290 spied

    17 May 2012 by MCN

    New KTM Super Duke 1290 spied

    This is the new 150bhp 1290cc KTM Super Duke that was recently spied testing on the roads near the KTM factory in Mattighofen, Austria. The Super Duke will be getting a more powerful version of the...

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