Ducati Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak 1262cc

Ducati Multistrada gets 1262cc twin

Ducati will fit a 1262cc L-twin engine in its Multistrada next year and maybe use the engine in its Diavel models. The change in engine has been unveiled in an official statement by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Currently the 1200cc Testastretta 11 DVT engine is used in the Multistrada with a slightly detuned …

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BMW G 310 R

2017 BMW G 310 R road test

The arrival of the BMW G 310 R was delayed more than eight months, but it certainly has been worth the wait. It was scheduled to arrive in Australia in late 2016, but didn’t arrive until recently. BMW Motorrad Australia boss Andreas Lundgren says the reason for the delay was quality control at the Indian factory. The G …

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Indian Scout Bobber

Indian motorcycle unveils Scout Bobber

Indian Motorcycle has jumped on the bobber bandwagon with their minimalist, low-slung Scout Bobber in a choice of five colours. The new Scout Bobber will be available in Australia in late October in Thunder Black, Star Silver Smoke, Bronze Smoke, Indian Motorcycle Red, and Thunder Black Smoke from $18,995 ride away. The Bobber features tracker handlebars, …

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Kawasaki Ninja H2 with lean angle sensor

Get your lean on with Kawasaki H2

The updated supercharged Kawasaki H2 now tells the rider just how far they have been able to lean the bike with a bank angle indicator. It is one of several technical updates to the 2017 model now available in Australia for $36,700 plus on-road costs. That’s $2700 more than the previous year’s model but it …

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Kawasaki Ninja 400

Kawasaki Ninja 400 and Z900RS coming?

Kawasaki may be introducing a Ninja 400, a “Stone” retro version of its Z900 and new colours and features on its Z650 and Ninja 650 models. Ninja 400 The Ninja 400 was revealed when the Japanese company was filming a TV commercial in Milwaukee this week, right in Harley-Davidson’s backyard. It is easy to see …

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Royal Enfield Classic 500 custom bobber bob

Will Royal Enfield bob the Classic?

Royal Enfield could be planning to bob its Classic or Bullet models after the resounding success Triumph has had with its new 1200cc Bobber. The Triumph Bobber has been so successful the Avon tyre company that supplies the bike’s rubber has had to expand production to meet demand. That level of success must have other …

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Ducati 1299 Panigale R Finale Edition

Meet the final 1299 Ducati Panigale

Ducati has unveiled the 1299 Panigale R Finale Edition, the final 1299 L-twin Panigale before the release later this year of their V4 superbike. The new V4 superbike, powered by a version of the MotoGP Desmosedici 1000cc V4, is expected to be unveiled in November at the EICMA show in Milan. Ducati says the Panigale name …

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Triumph Street Scrambler

Triumph Street Scrambler review

The Triumph Street Scrambler sits neatly in the middle of the top three modern scramblers, yet it is in no way a compromise machine. Compared with the BMW Scrambler and Ducati Scrambler, the Triumph claims the middle ground on price, performance and weight. Yet there are many things to like about the Street Scrambler that …

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BMW Motorrad R nineT

2018 BMW Motorrad models unveiled

BMW Motorrad has given its 2018 models a facelift, added new TFT display infotainment systems and introduced BMW Motorrad Spezial custom parts. Details of availability and pricing for Australia have not yet been released, but new models and accessories can be ordered from August 2017. No new models have been unveiled, however we expect there …

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