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Erik Buell Racing 1190RX

The day I heard that Harley-Davidson was axing Buell, I was distraught. I’ve always had a soft spot for a Buell.  That’s why I was very happy that Erik Buell…

BMW Motorrad and Dainese working on rider safety

BMW Motorrad and Dainese have announced that they are to cooperate in a joint development of innovative motorcycle safety clothing for BMW Motorrad. Taking the Dainese D-Air® Protect System as…

A few changes for 2014 BMW models.

A number of facelift measures will be integrated in the BMW Motorrad program for the model year 2014. The models can be ordered in the new configuration from all BMW…

Ducati Multistrada 1200 takes fourth successive Pikes Peak victory

Borgo Panigale (Bologna, Italy), – The Ducati Multistrada has taken victory in the famous Pikes Peak “Race to the Clouds” event in Colorado for the fourth year in succession with…

2013 BMW R1200GS

2013 BMW R1200GS

The “BMW GS” concept has embodied riding pleasure and the desire for adventure for over 30 years. This applies especially to the GS motorcycles with the opposed-twin “boxer” engine. The…

2014 Yamaha MT-09

Yamaha MT-09 is a whole new concept in sport bike design. With a compact new chassis and high-torque 3-cylinder engine, this new generation performance machine is designed for riders who…

TEAM HRC Announces 2014 Dakar Rally Riders

Five riders will line up on the new works CRF450 RALLY, Helder Rodrigues (Portugal, 34), Sam Sunderland (United Kingdom, 24), Javier Pizzolito (Argentina, 33), Joan Barreda (Spain, 29), and Paulo…

Yamaha Signs 2013 Dakar Rally Champion Cyril Despres

Yamaha Motor France has today announced the signing of 2013 Dakar Rally Champion Cyril Despres. Despres will spearhead Yamaha’s quest for victory in the 2014 Dakar Rally on the Yamaha…

Naked BMW S1000RR Spotted Testing in Italy

A guy in Italy recently captured 22 seconds of footage of what appears to be a bike resembling the characteristics of a naked BMW S1000RR. The still image above provides…

Honda’s new Production Model for MotoGP tested at the Circuit of Motegi

Honda will unveil a whole new production model by the end of 2013, designed for the 2014 FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix MotoGP class. The new model will…