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2013 Harley-Davidson Breakout Debuts in Daytona Beach

2013 Harley-Davidson Breakout

The new Harley-Davidson  Breakout motorcycle will be revealed to the public today in Daytona Beach, Fla., during the annual Daytona Bike Week motorcycle rally. With authentic swagger that turns heads in traffic and a proud stance certain to draw a curb-side crowd on bike night, the Breakout is presented as a premium model in its [...]

Honda Announces Brand-New 2014 Models

Honda CTX700N 2014 DCT ABS Black

American Honda completes its lineup of 2013 models and begins a series of announcements that will give riders a look at some of the exciting new Honda models coming for 2014. The 2014 model year promises to be every bit as exciting as the 2013 season, as Honda continues to work at expanding the market [...]

Ducati Named “The Amelia’s” 2013 Honored Motorcycle Marque

Ducati The Amelias 2013

Ducati motorcycles will be the honored motorcycle of the 18th Annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Ducati is the fourth motorcycle marque to be honored by “The Amelia” with a one class display on the concours field of The Golf Club of Amelia Island. The Italian maker of exotic high performance motorcycles joins former honorees Triumph, [...]

BMW R 1200 GS 2012 – The Most Successful BMW Motorcycle Once Again

BMW R 1200 GS 2012-3

In its last year of production, the big travel enduro R 1200 GS with air-cooled boxer engine was once again the most successful BMW motorcycle (17,249 units), followed by the F 800 GS (11,487 units) and the R 1200 GS Adventure (10,203 units). Subsequent rankings were occupied the superbike S 1000 RR (8,970 units) and [...]

Triumph Steve McQueen Edition

Triumph Steve McQueen Edition

Triumph has joined forces with the estate of Hollywood icon Steve McQueen to create a limited edition motorcycle that pays tribute to the late actor’s love of the British brand’s products. Based on the classic Bonneville T100, just 1,100 of the Steve McQueenTM Edition will be sold worldwide. Featuring a host of modified parts, the design [...]

Suzuki MX Range 2012 To Debut At International Dirt Bike Show

Suzuki RM-Z250 2012

Suzuki’s 2012 off-road model line-up will make its UK show debut at the International Dirt Bike Show, held at Stoneleigh Park near Coventry later this week, featuring models for every dirt fan, from the DR-Z70 kids bike right through to the mighty RM-Z450. Highlights on the Suzuki stand this year will include a Rockstar Energy [...]

Triumph Speed Triple R 2012

Triumph-Speed-Triple-R-2012

Triumph’s legendary Speed Triple receives the ‘R’ treatment for 2012, with the new model lavished with the most desirable components from the biggest names in the motorcycle industry. From the iconic Öhlins forks, developed especially for the new Speed Triple R, to the track-developed Pirelli Supercorsa SP rubber, it’s clear that this is no ordinary [...]

Honda’s CBR1000RR Fireblade 2012 – 20th anniversary

2012 Honda CBR1000RR

In carefully coordinated presentations this evening, Honda riders John McGuinness and Jonathan Rea took the covers off the 2012 version of Honda’s CBR1000RR Fireblade. McGuinness is racing at the penultimate round of the Endurance World Championship at Le Mans in France with the Honda TT Legends, while Rea is competing for the Castrol Honda team [...]

Triumph Tiger Explorer 2012

Triumph Tiger Explorer 2012

Powered by an all-new 1215cc three-cylinder engine producing a class-leading 137PS with 121Nm of torque, the Tiger Explorer sports a high specification that will see it set a new benchmark in the adventure touring class. The thoroughly modern powerplant utilises a new ride-by-wire electronic throttle system, allowing Triumph engineers to endow the Tiger Explorer with [...]

Suzuki Announce 2012 GSX-R1000 Details

Suzuki GSX-R1000 2012 (2)

Suzuki Motor Corporation has today revealed details of its 2012 flagship Superbike – the GSX-R1000, offering enhanced capability thanks to technical innovations that provide heightened engine and chassis performance as well as weight-loss for the new model. Announced in unison across the world today, the 2012 GSX-R1000 retains its original styling but with a host [...]

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