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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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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