MV Agusta Turismo Veloce RC race replica

MV Agusta unveils new race replicas

MV Agusta has revealed several new race replicas, not only of their F3 and F4 sportsbikes, but also their “fast-touring” Turismo Veloce 800 RC (above). The Turismo Veloce RC and Lusso models will be unveiled at the EICMA show in Milan next week, while the F3 RC and F4 RC were revealed last week. Interestingly, the photo …

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Ducati Project 1408 airbox

Ducati promises most powerful bike

Ducati is expected to unveil its most powerful twin production bike and lightest with a world-first carbonfibre swingarm in the next couple of weeks. It will be unveiled at the Ducati World Premier on November 7, a day before the opening of the 2016 EICMA Show in Milan. The current most powerful Ducati is the …

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BMW Motorrad Vision Next 100 unveil

BMW to unveil four new models

BMW Motorrad will unveil four new models at the EICMA show in Milan next month after revealing two new R nineT models, the K 1600 B bagger and Vision Next 100 concept bike in the past few weeks. It’s a busy time for BMW Motorrad. They have also announced a massive dealership network in India …

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Steve McQueen’s 1963 Triumph Bonnveille Desert Sled

Ducati steals Triumph’s Desert Sled

One of two new Ducati Scrambler models to be unveiled in Milan next month is the Desert Sled, which is the famous name actor and racing Legend Steve McQueen used for his Triumph desert racer. The famous Desert Sled was sold at a Bonham auction in Las Vegas in January 2016 for $US103,500. It was …

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Triumph Bonneville Bobber

Triumph Bobber has floating seat

Triumph has just released these photos of the ninth member of the new Bonneville family, the 1200cc Triumph Bobber, with unique, adjustable floating solo seat. It also features wide bars, wire wheels and a fat rear tyre for that cool post-war bobber hardtail look. Arrival and pricing in Australia is not yet released. However, we suspect …

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Jack Daniels Indian bikes aid charity

The auctions of two Indian Chief Vintage custom-painted Jack Daniels motorcycles has helped raise a quarter of a million dollars for charities in Australia and the US. In June, an Australian online charity auction of another limited-edition Jack Daniels Indian Chief Vintage raised $50,700 for the Black Dog Ride. The BDR raises awareness of mental health …

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2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 review

The liquid-cooled Triumph T120 is such a quantum leap up from the old air-cooled Bonneville T100 it will even convince the most ardent of traditionalists. The T120 revives the 1959 name and retains that classic retro vibe, yet the detail, finish, handling, power, torque, comfort, features, safety, economy and overall performance are so much better. …

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Subsidy for electric motorcycles

The UK Government is about to provide a £1500 (about $2400) subsidy on the price of electric motorcycles and scooters to encourage their uptake. While subsidies for electric and hybrid cars are provided by most European countries, Asian nations, Canada and most American states, only California so far includes motorcycles. Meanwhile, the Australian Government has …

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Vespa celebrates 70 years in style

Vespa has added style, chrome and a leather bag on three new model variants to celebrate 70 years of the Iconic Italian scooter manufacturer. The Settantesimo range feature a special “chromatic azzuro 70 traditional colour scheme and a dark brown seat with beige piping. The seat is embossed with a Vespa Settantesimo logo. They also have …

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