MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800

MV Agusta has unveiled its first sports tourer, the hi-tech Turismo Veloce 800. It means “fast touring” but it’s not touring very fast to Australia. We will have to wait until 2015 for the bike to arrive, according to the importers, MV Augusta Imports. Turismo Veloce features integrated panniers, LED headlamp and taillamp, a compact …

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BMW adds water to R 1200 RT

The second partially water-cooled boxer BMW has been launched. BMW took the wraps off the new BMW R 1200 RT at the Milan motorcycle show. Like the R 1200 GS, it features partial water-cooling, and the exhaust and drive shaft switched around. The new engine produces the same peak outputs as the GS – 92kW at 7750rpm and …

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BMW R 1200 GS Adventure preview

2014 BMW R 1200 GS ADVENTURE PREVIEW BMW has finally broken cover with images and details of the new partially-water-cooled R 1200 GS Adventure. Like the GS it comes with the new 92kW engine, shaft on the left and muffler on the right. The main differences are 20mm more suspension travel, 10mm greater clearance, a 30-litre tank now made …

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Aprilia Caponord 1200 review

The fast-growing adventure motorcycle segment is becoming crowded with models. Aprilia wades in with the Caponord (Italian for north cape), a road-oriented adventurer featuring a 17-inch front tyre, ABS, three-stage traction control, engine maps, cruise control and electronically adjustable active suspension. You get all this, plus Italian design flair, for $21,990 (plus on-road costs). The …

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