February

New Aprilia Caponord 1200 spied

New Aprilia Caponord 1200 spied

Aprilia’s new 1200cc V-twin Caponord has been spotted testing on the road in Italy as the firm prepares to take on the road adventure market and its leading exponent, the Ducati Multistrada. Italian...

Aprilia adds World Superbike electronics to 2011 RSV4 range

Aprilia adds World Superbike electronics to 2011 RSV4 range

Aprilia has now added the sophisticated APRC electronics package across the RSV4 range which includes eight-stage adjustable traction control, wheelie control, launch control and a quick shifter as...

Yamaha FZ8R breaks cover

Yamaha FZ8R breaks cover

This picture proves that an uprated Yamaha FZ8R is due in 2012 - although it probably won't go on sale in Britain. It was taken by a photographer from motoblog.fr - apparently during an official visit...

"MV Agusta F3 should double sales"

"MV Agusta F3 should double sales"

MV Agusta boss Giovanni Castiglioni's main priority is the new three-cylinder MV Agusta F3 675cc supersports bike, which he says is already ahead of schedule. The first bikes will go into full...

Vyrus 986 M2: First Moto2 racer for the road

Vyrus 986 M2: First Moto2 racer for the road

Exotic Italian manufacturer Vyrus is planning a road-going version of its new 986 M2 Factory Moto2 racer - yours for £21,000. The 124bhp, 155kg hand-built 986 M2 SL Replica will go into production by...

World's first bike adaptive headlights

World's first bike adaptive headlights

Imagine riding along a road at night where the headlight was actively trying to see round corners. Video: BMW K1600GT first ride Well, now you don't have to because for the first time ever on a...

2011’s sexiest road-going ‘Blade?

2011’s sexiest road-going ‘Blade?

This 2011 CBR1000RR – daubed up in the new Castrol Honda World Superbike colours – could be the best looking Fireblade on the road. Created in a one-off partnership between Ten Kate racing and Honda...

Video: Ducati Diavel production line time lapse

Video: Ducati Diavel production line time lapse

Ducati is ramping up production of the Diavel sports cruiser following unanimously positive first tests and large numbers of orders. Forty Diavels are now rolling off production likes each day, and...

2011 Honda CBR600F to cost just £7055!

2011 Honda CBR600F to cost just £7055!

In one of the most refreshing and exciting bits of new bike pricing news for ages, Honda UK has just revealed that its imminent CBR600F will cost a seemingly very reasonable £7055. That makes the new...

Honda announces 2012 Goldwing upgrades

Honda announces 2012 Goldwing upgrades

Honda has announced a series of upgrades for the 2012 GL1800 Goldwing, with updated GPS systems, storage space, bodywork and speaker sets topping the list. The GPS system will be accessible online,...

New Buell 1190RS superbike – first look

New Buell 1190RS superbike – first look

Erik Buell Racing has finally given us a complete look at the new 1190RS sportsbike which will be shown in public this weekend in America. The bike promises to be the first new road-legal machine...

Husqvarna SMR511 coming to dealers this month

Husqvarna SMR511 coming to dealers this month

Husqvarna's new road-going supermoto, the SMR511 will arrive in Husqvarna dealers this month. The SMR511 is powered by a 480cc single-cylinder engine and weighs 118kg. Up front the Husqvarna...

New Buell roadster – first look

New Buell roadster – first look

Erik Buell Racing has released another teaser picture of what we believe to be its new 1190RS sportsbike. It promises to be the first new road-legal machine produced by the legendary designer, Erik...

WSB – sponsor livery or not? What do you think?

WSB – sponsor livery or not? What do you think?

With the news that Yamaha’s factory World Superbike team will this year, because of the lack of a title sponsor, run in Yamaha corporate colours, an interesting situation has arisen. Namely this year,...

Ossa TR280i video

A video I made of the new Ossa TR180i trials bike in action.

Moto Guzzi cans concepts

Moto Guzzi cans concepts

After revealing a new 1400cc California cruiser, Moto Guzzi has admitted the stunning concept bikes unveiled at the 2009 Milan show will not be made. The concept bikes, which were built around the...

Water-cooled BMW R1200GS spied

Water-cooled BMW R1200GS spied

These spy shots taken by a Spanish BMW owner on his mobile phone confirm BMW is well ahead with the development of a new water-cooled version of the top-selling R1200GS. The new motor will bring to an...

KTM 200 Duke spied

KTM 200 Duke spied

This spy shot - snapped in Pune, India - shows a pre-production model of a KTM 200 Duke. The larger cousin to the upcoming 125 Duke is apparently an "India-only" model and will be priced at around...

MCN Carole Nash Motorcycle Show: Design your own Honda Fireblade

MCN Carole Nash Motorcycle Show: Design your own Honda Fireblade

Farnham Honda has revealed a new line-up of Honda Fireblades as an example of the new Fingerprint bikes it can make with just about any paintscheme available. The dealership was responsible for two...

Carole Nash MCN motorcycle show: Ducati confirms Monster 1100Evo price

Carole Nash MCN motorcycle show: Ducati confirms Monster 1100Evo price

Ducati has officially confirmed the price of the range-topping 2011 Monster 1100Evo will be £8995. The Monster 1100Evo is the latest addition to the Monster range and replaces the old 1100 bike, adds...

MCN Motorcycle Show: Ducati Diavel on show

MCN Motorcycle Show: Ducati Diavel on show

The new Ducati Diavel is on show at The Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show, one of the first times it has been shown to the public in the UK. Visitors can judge for themselves how well Ducati have done...

MCN Motorcycle Show: New "Urban sports bike" unveiled

MCN Motorcycle Show: New "Urban sports bike" unveiled

A new zero-emissions urban sports bike has been unveiled at The Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show. The Agility Saietta - which means Thunderbolt in a regional Italian dialect - promises the power of a...

Yamaha VZ1 Kenny Roberts Special

Yamaha VZ1 Kenny Roberts Special

Yamaha VZ1 Kenny Roberts Special

New Triumph Trophy

New Triumph Trophy

Check out the photo. It is the DVLA registration and states that the engine size is a 1050. Interesting eh? I wouldn't mind it being 1050, as long as there is enough down grunt like the old Trophy! I...

Yamaha VZ1 1000

Yamaha VZ1 1000

Here's my idea for the next naked streetbike from Yamaha. I call it the Yamaha VZ1 1000 and it would be powered by a V4 engine.