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The new bike launches of the Milan Show

Published: 16 September 2001

Updated: 19 November 2014

Here’s a very brief round-up of the new bike launches at the 2001 Milan Show in Italy.

If you want more details, click into NEWS or LATEST ON NEW BIKES to see the latest launches.

MONDAY: Yamaha launches its new R1 with Max Biaggi in attendance. See NEWS or LATEST ON NEW BIKES for more.

Gilera reveals its 600 SuperSport. (see NEWS/ LATEST ON NEW BIKES).

Suzuki launches its new big-bore scooter. (see News/Latest on New Bikes).

TUESDAY: Aprilia reveals its Blue Marlin (see NEWS or LATEST ON NEW BIKES) along with new colours for the RSV Mille and Mille R and a new Falco R.

KTM shows the shape of its 2003 Adventure (see NEWS/ LATEST ON NEW BIKES).

Ducati takes the wraps off its MultiStrada (see NEWS/ LATEST ON NEW BIKES) and displays the new 998.


We publish our first pictures and full details on the new range of Ducati 998s, Monsters and STs (see NEWS/LATEST ON NEW BIKES) and gather details on changes to the SS and 748 ranges of Ducatis.


We publish our first pictures of the Hyosong GT600, a " proper " bike made in Korea. And of the new Sachs from Germany. Later this week we’ll add first pictures of two new Guzzis, a new Italian Supermotard and more.

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