Ducati bringing 5 new models to Motorcycle Live

Bikes, bikes, bikes at UK’s 2017 Motorcycle Live show New Ducati accessories and clothing to browse Centre-stage will be limited-edition V4 Speciale LONDON, England – The 2018 Ducati range will be on display at this year’s Motorcycle Live (18-16 2017) – five new models with the most prominent the Panigale V4. It’s a machine which,…

Scooter revolution: Kymco going long-distance with CV2/CV3

Two concept models from scooter experts Child-friendly three wheeler is one of them CV2/CV3 concept premiere at 2017 Milan show MILAN, Italy – Kymco, a company now well-known in the two-wheeler trade, has branched out further in pioneering the newest concept of maxi scooters and developing innovative products “hat exceed customers’ expectations”. Now the Super…

Bike touring? Think BIG with BMW’s new Grand America

Motorrad expands range of full-dresser tourers BMW K1600 Grand America premieres at EICMA Six-cylinder engine, exclusive gear, long-distance MILAN, Italy – The design of the BMW K1600 Grand America, the Germany bikemakers says, translates into relaxed, luxurious two-wheeled travel – a lifestyle common in the US, but growing in acceptance in Europe for trans-Continent touring….

Suzuki SV650X café racer revealed at EICMA

Café racer-inspired V-twin middleweight Same V-twin engine as the standard SV650 Rider-adjustable forks in the deal MILAN, Italy – Suzuki has revealed its 2018 SV650X, a café racer-inspired V-twin middleweight, at the EICMA extravaganza.. The bikemaker says the machine has taken design cues from the SV650 Rally Concept which the Japanese company showcased at the…

New CB1000R and Africa Twin Sport lead Honda’s EICMA line-up

Wide range of new bikes from the Flying Wings Tech and range improvements shown at EICMA Honda previews 2018 motorcycle range MILAN, Italy – Honda has revealed its full 2018 European motorcycle line-up on the eve of the EICMA show in Milan with the introduction of five new and two extensively upgraded models. And these…

New super Suzuki GSX for 2017 Kyalami Bikes Show

First viewings since global launch Take bikes on track test rides New GSX has more power, drive modes JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Suzuki’s GSX-R1000A will have its first public viewing and be available for track test rides at the 2017 South African Bike Festival at Kylami from May 26-28. The machine will be on display in…

Showrooms at last – here comes Ducati Multistrada 950

 New Multistrada 950 arrives in Ducati dealerships   Customised accessory packages available  Dedicated Strada clothing range LONDON, England- Ducati dealers across Britain and Ireland will this week take delivery of the much-anticipated Multistrada 950, the newest (Jan 2017) model in the Multistrada family,/ “The machine,” Ducat says, “will add accessibility and versatility without losing the renowned Ducati…

Honda Rebel: Sorry guys, but you just don’t do Harley

HONDA MOTORCYCLES has announced a new motorcycle for 2017 that, the bikemaker says, is “a totally fresh take on custom cool – the Rebel”. How cliched… Anyway, if any of you remember a film called ‘Easy Rider’ you’re probably old enough to remember flashback bikes such as this and maybe even buy one. Slim, blacked-out…

Delicious Ducati takes Eicma ‘best in show’

12 appearances, eight wins, at Eicma 31% of show/site voters said ‘Ducati’ ‘Sport bike for everyday use, too MILAN, Italy – The Ducati SuperSport has been declared the most beautiful bike of the 2016 Eicma motorcycle show – for the eighth time. This year’s (2016) event was the 74th, a five-day extravaganza of bikes and…

Fireblade still superhot hot after 25 years

Fireblade even sharper after 25 years More weight shed from Honda sport bike Two versions ready for 2017 sale LONDON, England – Honda is celebrating a quarter-century of the iconic Honda Fireblade – and its latest incarnation has just been released. The original machine, launched in 1992, was a creation of designer Honda’s Tadao Baba…

This is the most exclusive BMW yet built

Pure carbon-fibre frame, wheel rims Will this be the 2017 BMW for MotoGP? Teaser demo bike at Eicma 2016 in Milan 2017 BMW HP RACE: This is an artist’s impression of the final motorcycle. Below are more pictures of the machine as presented at Eicma 2016 in Milan, Italy. Image: BMW Motorrad You’re looking at…

Return of the monkey-bike – it’s the Motochimp

Compact and cool new electric bike Fast-charged in 60 minutes for 60km range Motochimp will be priced from $2000 SINGAPORE, Malaysia – Here comes a compact new electric motorbike which, its designer says, will change urban mobility for ever. Let’s start with its dollar price – the equivalent (Nov 9 2016) of R26 800. “The…