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  • New Yamaha R World teaser video

    04 October 2016 by Liam Marsden

    New Yamaha R World teaser video

    Despite all the new model launches at Intermot today, the bike teased in the first R World video was not shown. Yamaha instead released a new teaser video, revealing the launch date of the new model...

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  • Intermot: Ducati SuperSport revealed

    04 October 2016 by Jon Urry

    Intermot: Ducati SuperSport revealed

    Ducati’s two new SuperSport models mark a significant change of direction  for the traditionally sportsbike-focused Italian powerhouse. These bikes, according to the factory, “blend Ducati’s...

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  • Intermot: Honda reveal café-cool CB1100RS

    04 October 2016 by Richard Newland

    Intermot: Honda reveal café-cool CB1100RS

    Honda’s retro CB1100 has never been the rampant success story they’d hoped for. A stylistic blend of the SOHC CB750 of the 1970s and the twin-cam models of the 1980s, there was never much wrong with...

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  • 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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