Aprilia Shiver 900

Aprilia adds 900cc to Dorsoduro and Shiver

Aprilia has developed a new 900cc V-twin engine for the new Dorsoduro supermotard and the Shiver naked bike (pictured above) with 71kW of power and 90Nm of torque. The bikes were unveiled this week at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. So far there is no word from Australian distributors PS Imports on whether they …

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SWM SM 650 R Italian

Italian brand returns with supermoto

Italian dirt bike manufacturer Speedy Working Motors (SWM) has returned to Australia with its second model, a supermotard. The first model in the range was the RS 650 R adventure bike at $8990 and now comes the SM 650 R at $9490. Other models coming this year include the RS 300 R and RS 500 …

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Valentino Rossi hits the dirt

  It’s Rossi as you’ve never seen him before. Nine-times world motorcycle champion Valentino Rossi features in a You Tube video showing his dirt track style. The three-minute film released by Dainese shows Rossi and friends Thomas Chareyre, two-time world supermotard champion, and British Isle of Man TT icon Guy Martin raing around “Rossi’s Ranch”, a …

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