Harley sportsbike

Is Harley-Davidson planning a sportsbike?

This image has been doing the rounds of the internet rumour mill for days suggesting Harley-Davidson is about planning to return to sportsbike manufacture. It’s an artist’s rendering from Japanese magazine Young Machine who frequently speculate and don’t always get it right. In October 2018, their artists suggested this would be the small bike Harley …

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What are the most powerful sports bikes?

Anyone who says power isn’t everything hasn’t twisted the throttle on a powerful sports bike. Unfortunately, the only places left to experience these bikes is on unlimited-speed roads, at track days and in that all-important 100m traffic light drag.   There may not be many places left to experience the full power of some of …

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Aprilia RSV4 RF

More power to Aprilia RSV4 and Tuono

The 2015 Aprilia RSV4 and Tuono models will have more power, but comparable 2014 pricing when they arrive in Australia in June. Importers John Sample Automotive have announced the following prices: RSV4 RR $25,000, RSV4 RR Race Pack $31,000, RSV4 RF Limited Edition Superpole $31,000, Tuono V4 1100 $23,000 and Tuono V4 1100 Factory $25,000. All prices …

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Kawasaki Team Green Australia's first track-day event is on April 8

Kawasaki joins track day rush

The move for motorcycle companies to offer owners track days is growing. Honda, Ducati and Yamaha have been doing it for years, BMW joined the ranks after launching its S 1000 RR sportsbike, Aprilia recently announced owner’s track days (read the story here) and now Kawasaki has entered the scene. Track days give riders the …

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