2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500

2017 Harley Street 500 more secure

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Street 500 is a little bit more secure with a Smart Security System and safer anti-lock brakes fitted as standard. New price is $11,495 ($11.995 NZ), up $750 on previous prices, but Harley Australia marketing guru Adam Wright says he believes customers will appreciate ABS and the immobiliser system. He says ABS adds a safety …

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CFMoto 400NK and 650NK

CFMoto 400NK adds to learner lineup

CFMoto Australia has added the new 400NK to its learner-approved line-up which also includes an updated 650NK, plus the 650TK and 150NK. The 400NK costs $5490 ride away while the Continental ABS version is $500 more. The new 650NK with ABS is $6990 and 650TK is $7749. They come with two-year factory warranty.  CFMoto Australia …

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Braap Moto 3

Braap motorcycles recalled over stickers

Braap Motorcycles has voluntarily recalled about 200 bikes over what seems a trivial issue – the absence of stickers and stamps on the exhaust and other parts. Australian GM Toby Wilkin says the exhaust still complies with the Australian standards for noise, but is just missing the stamp that says so. “It’s a simple matter …

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Kawasaki Z300

Kawasaki Z300 adds special edition

The Kawasaki Z300 learner-approved naked bike comes in new colours for 2016 with a special edition model in Pearl Stardust White/Metallic Flat Spark Black with gold wheels for an extra $100. The world’s first LAMS (learner-approved motorcycle scheme) street fighter comes with ABS and a slipper clutch. The other colour scheme is Candy Crimson Red/Metallic Flat Spark …

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Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen Concept

Husqvarna reveals naked 701 concept

Husqvarna last year revealed two 401 concept road bikes and has updated the concept with the bigger 701 Vitpilen at he EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. Now owned by a KTM board member with Indian Bajaj financial backing, the company seems intent on moving in to the road bike area with this new concept. Surprisingly, …

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Benelli wreaks Tornado on Milan

Italian-owned Benelli has released this video of their new Tornado 250, but they are expected to release a range of new models at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan starting Tuesday (November 17, 2015). This official video of the Benelli Tornado naked TnT25 says it is “exclusive for Americas, Asia and Africa regions”. Australia is likely to be bundled in with …

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