New bikes

  • Intermot: KTM 1290 Super Adventure R unveiled

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: KTM 1290 Super Adventure R unveiled

    Blimey. This is going to be epic. Take the engine from the Super Duke R, give it a fiddle and a tweak, shove it in a huge hardcore enduro chassis, and pull the pin. If you thought the 1190 Adventure R...

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  • Intermot: KTM 1290 Super Adventure S revealed

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: KTM 1290 Super Adventure S revealed

    This is the direct replacement for the 1190 Adventure, and comes with everything the R boasts, but skewed firmly towards tarmac riding, rather than being genuinely dual-purpose. The biggest and most...

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  • Intermot: KTM 1290 Super Adventure T unveiled

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: KTM 1290 Super Adventure T unveiled

    The new 1290 Super Adventure T isn’t really that new. This is essentially the current Super Adventure, made Euro4 compliant and given an extra character on the end of its name (T for Travel) to make a...

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  • Intermot: New KTM 1090 Adventure R unveiled

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: New KTM 1090 Adventure R unveiled

    KTM’s continual drive to offer bigger, better, and more banzai adventure bikes has gone to a whole new level for 2017. Gone is the 1050 Adventure, and the whole family of 1190s, replaced by a cleaner...

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  • Intermot: New KTM 1090 Adventure revealed

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: New KTM 1090 Adventure revealed

    For those willing to concede that the vast majority of their riding be on the tarmac, the standard 1090 Adventure is the more logical option. Fundamentally the same bike as the Adventure R, it...

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  • Intermot: Bold update for 2017 Yamaha MT-09

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: Bold update for 2017 Yamaha MT-09

    Yamaha’s simple recipe for the original MT-09 was a moment of pure genius. Now three years old, the firm has gifted the 850cc triple a host of significant updates for 2017, making this a genuine...

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  • Intermot: New Triumph Street Cup unveiled

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: New Triumph Street Cup unveiled

    If you’ve been lusting after the gorgeous T120 Thruxton this year, but didn’t feel comfortable with the size, power or price, salvation is here – and it’s called the Street Cup.  Essentially a...

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  • Intermot: New 2017 Suzuki GSX-S750 unveiled

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: New 2017 Suzuki GSX-S750 unveiled

    Suzuki’s GSR750 always had one tyre in the ‘hit’ camp, and one in the ‘miss’. The problem was less what it delivered, but more what it had promised. When the idea was mooted of a naked GSX-R750, the...

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  • Intermot: Suzuki V-Strom 1000 updated for 2017

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: Suzuki V-Strom 1000 updated for 2017

    The V-Strom 1000 gets a range clean-up and a host of small changes – all of which adds up to a better offering. Gone are rambling something-or-other editions, and in come two models, the stock V-Strom...

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  • Intermot: New 2017 Suzuki V-Strom 650 unveiled

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: New 2017 Suzuki V-Strom 650 unveiled

    The 2017 V-Strom 650 may not be an all-new model, but it’s not far off. The long-suffering 645cc V-twin engine has been around so long that universities let their students practice archaeology on it –...

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  • Intermot: All-new 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R revealed

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: All-new 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R revealed

    A whole 12 months ago Suzuki unveiled a ‘concept’ GSX-R1000R that looked as finished as any production bike. But it wasn’t finished. Which is lucky, really – because the new GSX-R1000R needs to be top...

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  • Intermot: New Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: New Kawasaki Ninja H2 Carbon

    The H2 range gets a new Öhlins TTX shock to add a little more control (and bling) to the back end for 2017 – although the mounting point for the remote reservoir looks like it was designed in the...

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  • Intermot: Kawasaki Ninja 650 replaces ER-6f

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: Kawasaki Ninja 650 replaces ER-6f

    Right, calm down, this isn’t an over-bored replacement for the ZX-6R, it’s actually the parallel-twin ER-6f with a mass of updates and improvements, all dressed up to look like a closer relative of...

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  • Intermot: Improvements made to Kawasaki Z1000SX

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: Improvements made to Kawasaki Z1000SX

    For 2017 the SX gets Euro4 updates, and changes to its styling as well as improvements to its sporting and touring capabilities. The overall look is now closer to the Ninja family, while the fairings...

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  • Intermot: BMW K1600GT revised for 2017

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: BMW K1600GT revised for 2017

    The K1600GT hasn’t avoided the magic wand for 2017 either, with the class-defining 1649cc inline-six now being Euro4 compliant, with no change to its output of 160bhp and 129ftlb of torque. But the...

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  • Intermot: BMW R nineT Pure joins retro range

    04 October 2016 by MCN News

    Intermot: BMW R nineT Pure joins retro range

    Joining the ever-growing R nineT family aongisde the Racer is this, the base model in the line-up, dubbed the ‘Pure’. Stripped of all bells and whistles, it’s the most similar in style to the original...

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  • Intermot: Updates to BMW S1000 range

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: Updates to BMW S1000 range

    The S1000 range has been a phenomenal success for BMW. Kicking off in 2010 with the original S1000RR, that bike has continued to evolve, keeping it at the sharpest end of the superbike sector, while...

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  • New Aprilia Tuono 125 unveiled

    04 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    New Aprilia Tuono 125 unveiled

    Five years after the launch of the four-stroke RS4 125 sportsbike, Aprilia has taken the wraps off the Tuono 125. The new Tuono 125 is powered by the same 124cc DOHC single-cylinder four-stroke engine...

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  • Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon revealed

    04 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Moto Guzzi Audace Carbon revealed

    Joining the standard Moto Guzzi Audace for 2017 will be the new Audace Carbon which, as the name suggests, features carbon bodywork as well as improved ergonomics. The Audace Carbon doesn't feature...

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  • Revised Aprilia RSV RF and Tuono V4 for 2017

    04 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Revised Aprilia RSV RF and Tuono V4 for 2017

    Both the Aprilia RSV4 and Tuono V4 1100 receive updates for 2017, with the Italian manufacturer claiming the RSV4 is one second a lap faster than the ourgoing model. Engines in both models are noew...

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  • Husqvarna 701 gets updated engine for 2017

    29 September 2016 by Liam Marsden

    Husqvarna 701 gets updated engine for 2017

    Husqvarna's 701 Supermoto and Enduro models will be updated for 2017 with a new engine, increasing power and bringing the bikes inline with new Euro4 regulations. TOP STORIES Motorcyclists go dapper...

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  • New BMW K1600GTL spied

    29 September 2016 by MCN News

    New BMW K1600GTL spied

    This is BMW’s 2017 K1600GTL super-tourer in all its glory, scooped just days ahead of its anticipated unveiling in Germany at next week’s Intermot show in Cologne. The class-defining inline-six...

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  • Triumph celebrate 10 years of the Street Triple

    26 September 2016 by James Archibald

    Triumph celebrate 10 years of the Street Triple

    Triumph are celebrating the Street Triple's tenth birthday by creating the three brilliant special editions. The bikes will all feature a special paint scheme in association with 8Ball paint shop, who...

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  • New Yamaha R6 on the way?

    20 September 2016 by James Archibald

    New Yamaha R6 on the way?

    Yamaha have released a new video that hints at a new mid-capacity sportsbike being readied in the wings ahead of a 2017 launch. Titled R World, it’s thought that the video hints at a new R6, with the...

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  • All-new Honda Monkey 125 on the way

    20 September 2016 by Ben Purvis

    All-new Honda Monkey 125 on the way

    Even Honda have been taken aback by the success of the MSX125 since its launch in 2014 and now the firm is out to capitalise on its popularity by mixing the MSX’s usability with the classic style of...

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  • New Honda Fireblade revealed

    20 September 2016 by Richard Newland

    New Honda Fireblade revealed

    Honda will release a new CBR1000RR Fireblade for 2017, and these spy shots of a production-ready bike being ridden on track in Croatia last week finally reveal more about how the CBR will look, and...

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  • Meet Honda's new adventure scoot

    15 September 2016 by James Archibald

    Meet Honda's new adventure scoot

    Honda have confirmed that the X-ADV scooter, first shown as the City Adventure concept in Milan last year, will be going into production and have released images and a video featuring the finished...

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