Marzocchi suspension

Marzocchi suspension saved from closure

Exotic motorcycle and mountain bike suspension and exhaust manufacturer Marzocchi has been saved from closure after being bought by a fellow Italian company. The Italian company’s products are used by a wide variety of motorcycle manufacturers such as Italian brands Ducati, MV Agusta, Bimota, Benelli and Moto Guzzi, plus BMW and even American electric motorcycle company …

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Marzocchi suspension

Marzocchi suspension set to close

Exotic motorcycle and mountain bike suspension and exhaust manufacturer Marzocchi is reported to be about to close down operations. The Italian company’s products are used by a wide variety of motorcycle manufacturers such as Italian brands Ducati, MV Agusta, Bimota, Benelli and Moto Guzzi, plus BMW and even American electric motorcycle company Brammo. Their suspension …

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MV Agusta Rivale 800 preview

The MV Agusta Rivale 800 is the answer to the question: “What do sportsbike manufacturers do when sportsbike sales falter?” The Rivale 800 is the company’s belated entry into the hypermotard category which has been dominated by Italian rival Ducati with their Hypermotard 820. These are basically sportsbikes with the fairings taken off and an …

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Benelli TNT R160 review

Most people would like an Italian love affair in their life, but not everyone wants, or can afford, some of the exotic models. Benelli’s TNT R160 offers the Euro naked bike buyer an attractively priced option. It arrives at $19,990 ($22,490 ride away) and the Cafe Racer version with gold-coloured panels, suede seat and a …

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Ducati Panigale review

The Ducati Panigale is one hot bike. Not just because it’s Italy’s most powerful production bike, Ducati’s fastest yet and designed with Italian passion. No, it’s also hot because your bum and legs will burn in the heat pouring out of the fairing. But that’s ok. This is not an everyday, ride-to-the-shops-in-your-jeans type of bike. …

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