For more than 30 years, the BMW Motorrad GS has been defining and dominating the segment of travel enduros. No other motorcycle is such an uncompromising embodiment of freedom and adventure, reliability and riding dynamics, and ultimately pure riding pleasure both on and off the road. BMW Motorrad is now embarking on the next chapter of its success story – with the new R 1200 GS which launched to media, customers and biking enthusiasts at the Bikers Café on Jumeirah Beach Road last Friday. Continue reading →
The new Street Bob Special Edition is a rare beast: a pure bobber, pushed further. Inspired by Harley-Davidson’s Factory Customization programme, this strictly limited edition motorcycle is only available in select markets, including those in the European, Middle East and African regions.
Restyled for 2013, the Street Bob is a stripped-down and rowdy bobber based on the Dyna platform that appeals to riders who appreciate the pure essence of motorcycling; a powerful V-Twin engine at the heart of a bike with simple eye-catching styling that carries only the most essential equipment. Continue reading →
Following their highly anticipated unveiling at the Milan International Motorcycle Show in November, the brand new Hypermotard models are now in production and ready to be delivered to Ducati stores around the world. The new models deliver an exciting and fun-filled experience, whether riding the daily commute or in the middle of track-day action, and enable practical, everyday motorcycling in absolute Ducati style. Continue reading →
Ducati UK arrive at the London Motorcycle Show next week with a plethora of new models and model updates that is certain to inspire motorcyclists looking ahead to the new season and fairer weather.
Depending on your taste and type of riding there is a Ducati for everyone. Sports bike riders will drool over the 1199R and contemplate the performance of a 195hp and 165kg thoroughbred. The 1199R spearheads the Superbike range which sees a new white colour for the 1199 and 1199S and a stunning Corse test team livery for the 848 Evo Corse. Continue reading →
Repsol Honda recently held the official launch for their all-Spanish MotoGP team in Madrid, with veteran Dani Pedrosa and rookie Marc Marquez showing off the new livery. Anyhow, nothing out of the ordinary here, with the graphics dominated by the orange and red colours of Repsol, with clothing sponsor Gas the only other company given prominent placement on the fairing. Continue reading →
Triumph Motorcycles has given its legendary Rocket III Roadster and Touring models – widely known as the World’s largest capacity production bikes – a complete makeover for 2013. While the Roadster’s 2.3-litre engine has been unleashed to provide even more power through its lower gears, the Rocket III Touring gets eye-catching chrome engine dresser bars, a quick-release sissy bar and luggage rack. Both models come in a range of new colour schemes. Continue reading →
Spanish trials bike maker OSSA were revived from closure in 2010 by a group of businessmen, and have had a successful relaunch, and even finished fifth in the 2012 World Trials Championship, beating both Honda and Yamaha. For the current year, they’ve come out with two new two-stroke models for 2013, the TR280 and TR125. Continue reading →
Honda has announced the tiny MSX125 for the UK youth market. Standing for “Mini Street X-treme 125″, the little Honda carries on the tradition of the original, small-wheeled leisure motorcycle, defined by the company in 1963 with the iconic Monkey, and continued with the Dax and Ape. Continue reading →
Yoshimura shows off their 2013 limited edition Suzuki GSX-R line-up, but it’s only available through participating dealers in the USA. The Japanese company says that response to last year’s GSX-Rs was staggering, and predicts that will be the case in 2013 as well, with numerous dealers committing to carrying the line. Continue reading →
Inspired by the 1945 MP6 prototype, the first embryo from which the most famous scooter in the world was born sixty-six years ago, the new Vespa 946 – available in both 125cc and 150cc versions – is distinguished by a futuristic style and exclusive construction choices. Continue reading →