January

Golf cart motors to power Roehr eSuperbike

Golf cart motors to power Roehr eSuperbike

US manufacturer Roehr have released further details of its two battery powered sportsbikes due to go on sale in spring 2010. Both machines use the same 35kilowatt AC motors originating from a company...

2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 at a dealer near you

2010 Ducati Multistrada 1200 at a dealer near you

The new Ducati Multistrada 1200 will be on display at dealerships around Britain from January until March this year. Ducati will also be showing the Multistrada S Touring model for the...

2010 Yamaha FZ8 official image

2010 Yamaha FZ8 official image

Yamaha’s new FZ8 has been fully revealed in this official image just released by the firm after leaked images were seen yesterday. New Yamaha FZ8 Fazer revealed in leaked pictures The new bike was...

New Yamaha FZ8 revealed in leaked pictures

New Yamaha FZ8 revealed in leaked pictures

Yamaha’s new FZ8 Fazer has been fully revealed in this set of leaked pictures. The new bike, due to be officially unveiled in the summer as a replacement for the FZ6 Fazer, had until now only been...

Yamaha reveals 2010 FZ8 Fazer

Yamaha reveals 2010 FZ8 Fazer

Yamaha has revealed this teaser picture of the new-for-2010 FZ8 Fazer, due in the middle of this year to replace the FZ6 Fazer. The image of the Fazer 8 is the second frustrating teaser picture from...

2010 Harley-Davidson 48 revealed

2010 Harley-Davidson 48 revealed

Harley-Davidson has added the custom hot-rod styled ‘48’ to the Sportster 1200 range for 2010. Harley-Davidsons for sale The Forty-Eight is based on the running gear of the Sportster 1200, but...

New Honda Dominator 650 idea

New Honda Dominator 650 idea

This is what I think the new Honda Dominator 650 should look like. Ideally the bike would be powered by a 650cc, liquid-cooled single cylinder engine and would be very light.

Wakan 500 Superlight

Wakan 500 Superlight

This is my vision of a new model for the French factory Wakan. It has a Royal Enfield 500cc engine. It's extremely light and compact and promises great performance and fun.

Online reservation and pricing for 25th Anniversary Suzuki GSX-R750

Online reservation and pricing for 25th Anniversary Suzuki GSX-R750

Suzuki has announced that the 25th Anniversary special edition GSX-R750 will cost £10,099 and can be reserved online from Saturday 23 January. The 25th Anniversary Suzuki GSX-R750 comes with a...

Video: Vyrus 987 in testing

Video: Vyrus 987 in testing

This is Prada heir Lorenzo Bertelli’s new toy – the new Ducati 1198R-powered Vyrus 987, as delivered to him by Vyrus boss Ascanio Rodorigo on Christmas Eve. Rodorigo borrowed the bike back to show...

Bimota DB8 v DB7: compare and contrast

Bimota DB8 v DB7: compare and contrast

More powerful, a little torquier, a little heavier, and a slightly lower spec explains the new 1198-powered DB8’s cheaper price.   New Bimota DB8: 1198 engine, two seats & cheaper...

Bimota Moto2 bike may form basis of new HB4 road bike

Bimota Moto2 bike may form basis of new HB4 road bike

Bimota’s exquisite new Moto2 contender will form the basis of a new supersport-capacity roadbike if the season goes well and Honda agrees to sell the Rimini firm engines.     New...

New Bimota DB8: 1198 engine, two seats & cheaper price

New Bimota DB8: 1198 engine, two seats & cheaper price

Bimota has wrongfooted the world with its new DB8 by revealing it’s a dual-seat, more powerful 1198-engined yet cheaper version of the DB7. The DB8 had been strongly tipped to be a naked Bimota DB7 to...

Bimota DB8 revealed tomorrow

Bimota DB8 revealed tomorrow

Bimota will reveal its eagerly-awaited new road bike tomorrow, along with its exquisite new Moto2 contender, the HB4.         Read Bimota motorcycle reviews Long...

Gorgeous new electric GP bike launches

Gorgeous new electric GP bike launches

Italian firm CRP has launched the most conventionally sexy electric race bike yet ­ the eCRP 1.0. The bike has twin Agni motors (Agni were the firm behind last year¹s inaugural TTXGP winner on the...

Yamaha FZ8 and Super Tenere prices leaked?

Yamaha FZ8 and Super Tenere prices leaked?

French site MotoStation says ‘reliable sources’ have leaked the price of Yamaha’s star bikes of 2010.   2010 Yamaha FZ8: official first picture They claim the R1200GS-rivalling Super...

Italian firms set to surprise at Verona Bike Expo

Italian firms set to surprise at Verona Bike Expo

Italian firms Bimota and Vyrus look set to drop some off-radar new-bike bombs at the Verona Bike Expo next week (15-17 January), making it a top visit if you’re anywhere nearby. The Rimini-based firms...

Buell 1125CR is biggest selling 1000cc+ motorcycle in December

Buell 1125CR is biggest selling 1000cc+ motorcycle in December

Defunct American motorcycle manufacturer Buell’s attempts to sell remaining stock is working – the 1125CR was the UK’s biggest selling 1000cc plus machine in November! Admittedly that accolade was...

Yamaha FZ8 on sale in Summer 2010

Yamaha FZ8 on sale in Summer 2010

The much-anticipated Yamaha FZ8 and Yamaha Super Tenere will be going on sale this summer according to Yamaha insiders. Yamaha is working hard to promote both bikes with heavily-disguised images...

New Kawasaki Z1000 price is a bit high!

Kawasaki removed pricing from their website on Wednesday, so we at the Z1000 owners Club watched carefully to see if this was a sign of the 2010 pricing being announced. It was, and yesterday the 2010 Kawasaki Z1000 was given a UK price tag of £8499 OTR! It's a lot of money and £500 - £1000 more than members hoped it would be. Almost all interested parties have changed their mind on purchasing one...

‘VFR1200 is the future now’ says design critic Stephen Bayley

‘VFR1200 is the future now’ says design critic Stephen Bayley

Eminent design critic Stephen Bayley has gone on the record praising Honda’s controversially-styled new VFR1200. Here he explains why he believes it points to a more visually sophisticated future for...

Designers rally behind 'ugly' VFR1200

Designers rally behind 'ugly' VFR1200

Rival designers have defended Honda’s new VFR1200 after internet forums were flooded with messages slating the controversial new design.  Related: full Honda VFR1200F review on MCN Guzzi V12 LM...

2010 1200cc Yamaha Super Tenere gets R1 lights

2010 1200cc Yamaha Super Tenere gets R1 lights

Yamaha's drip-feed of information about the new 1200cc parallel twin Super Tenere continues. The latest press release for the bike – which will rival the BMW R1200GS, new Ducati Multistrada and...