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  • RUMOURED: Royal Enfield’s working on a 650cc scrambler.

    RUMOURED: Royal Enfield’s working on a 650cc scrambler.

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    Rumours have started swirling that Royal Enfield’s working on another bike built around its 650cc parallel twin engine. This time it’s a scrambler. Over the last few days, the Indian motorcycle press has been shouting that Royal Enfield’s next project will be a 650cc scrambler. The rumour started following a webinar held earlier this week…

  • RUMOURS: TVS Motor looks to BUY Norton brand.

    RUMOURS: TVS Motor looks to BUY Norton brand.

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    Following the demise of Donington-based Norton Motorcycles, a handful of buyers have come forward to express an interest in snapping up the brand. TVS Motor is one of them. According to Bloomberg, there have been numerous purchase requests – but only eight will be able to move onto the next phase of the buyout. No…

  • Suzuki’s V-Strom 650 for 2021? Here’s what Oberban Bezzi thinks it should look like…

    Suzuki’s V-Strom 650 for 2021? Here’s what Oberban Bezzi thinks it should look like…

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    Following the launch of Suzuki’s new V-Strom 1050 for 2020, Oberdan Bezzi has released a series of images of what he thinks the next generation V-Strom 650 should look like. And they’re brilliant. Famed motorcycle designer Oberdan Bezzi releases his latest work on a regular basis – and the most recent to make an appearance…

  • Mash’s X-Ride 650 Classic. French-built RETRO enduro motorcycle unveiled TODAY.

    Mash’s X-Ride 650 Classic. French-built RETRO enduro motorcycle unveiled TODAY.

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    Mash has released its second retro-styled 650cc at the Brussels Motor Show – and it’s called the X-Ride 650 Classic. Joining the Dirt Track 650 which has been built around the 40bhp 650cc single-cylinder engine which was used in the old Honda Dominator, the French factory has confirmed it’s gearing up to reveal a second…

  • Royal Enfield trademarks two new model names – Sherpa and Hunter (anyone else expecting more enduro bikes to arrive?)

    Royal Enfield trademarks two new model names – Sherpa and Hunter (anyone else expecting more enduro bikes to arrive?)

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    The Indian company’s Himalayan – 410cc, single-cylinder with 25hp and 32Nm – has been a sales success for the resurgent firm and there’s much speculation that the names will be attached to a 250cc single (this is likely to be the Sherpa) and a two-cylinder 650cc with 48hp and 52Nm (the Hunter). According to Indian…

  • LOOK AGAIN: HOT RUMOUR: The return of the Honda Deauville for 2020! According to the French, it’s up to 998cc and it’s on its way…

    LOOK AGAIN: HOT RUMOUR: The return of the Honda Deauville for 2020! According to the French, it’s up to 998cc and it’s on its way…

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    We showed you this first a couple of weeks ago, but in case you missed this article – well, we figured you’d appreciate seeing it again. After all, it’s a really good bit of gossip going on at the moment, weeks after it first broke… The fellas over at Moto Station in France have filed…

  • VIDEO: Guy Martin sets out to recreate the famous JUMP from The Great Escape. And it’s on TV this Sunday.

    VIDEO: Guy Martin sets out to recreate the famous JUMP from The Great Escape. And it’s on TV this Sunday.

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    Guy Martin’s been out in Austria, attempting to recreate the iconic motorcycle jump from The Great Escape. And if you want to watch his latest exploits – tune in to Guy Martin’s Great Escape this Sunday at 9pm on Channel 4. Guy Martin’s back with his latest TV stunt – and this time, he’s set…

  • S&S Cycle’s 865cc and 750cc BIG BORE KITS for Royal Enfield’s NEW 650 Twins.

    S&S Cycle’s 865cc and 750cc BIG BORE KITS for Royal Enfield’s NEW 650 Twins.

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    Want to increase the output of your 650cc Royal Enfield? Well now you can, with the help of a performance-enhancing big bore kit from S&S Cycle Inc. Historically, S&S Cycle has designed and manufactured aftermarket performance parts for Indian’s and Harley’s – but recently, it’s started producing products for Royal Enfield’s new Continental GT and…

  • TT 2019: Peter Hickman to RACE new Norton Superlight 650 in the Lightweight TT.

    TT 2019: Peter Hickman to RACE new Norton Superlight 650 in the Lightweight TT.

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    Peter Hickman has joined forces with Norton Motorcycles for 2019 – and is set to ride the British brand’s new Superlight 650 during this year’s Isle of Man Lightweight TT. Hickman, who’s the current outright lap record holder on the iconic Mountain course, will be joining John McGuinness and Davey Todd on the new Norton…

  • RUMOURED: Royal Enfield Himalayan 650 on the way. Expected for 2020.

    RUMOURED: Royal Enfield Himalayan 650 on the way. Expected for 2020.

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    Rumours circulating in the Indian motorcycle media suggest that there’s a more powerful, 650cc variant of the Royal Enfield Himalayan on the way in the not too distant future. Siddhartha Lal, CEO of Royal Enfield, said that the manufacturer was working on a more powerful Himalayan back in 2017 – and now rumours are swirling…

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