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  • Honda’s Rebel CMX1100T

    Honda’s Rebel CMX1100T

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    The affordable cruiser gets the bagger treatment! The Japanese factory has revealed a new touring-ready model of its CMX1100 Rebel. It might look as though the new CMX1100T is largely unchanged from the ‘standard’ bike, with the same chassis and Africa Twin-derived 1084cc parallel twin engine which kicks out a respectable but not earth-shattering 85.3bhp.…

  • Chinese-built Harley

    Chinese-built Harley

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    We’ve been talking about small-capacity bikes from Harley-Davidson for years, but it’s starting to look like we’re getting closer to actually seeing one in the flesh, as a brand-new 500cc cruiser has just been spotted. It’s not the bike we were expecting, though; a pre-production version of Harley-Davidson’s 388R roadster (which was being developed in…

  • Indian reveals new V-TWIN powered tourer: The Pursuit

    Indian reveals new V-TWIN powered tourer: The Pursuit

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    Indian Motorcycle has just unveiled a new tourer with a liquid-cooled PowerPlus engine, a full suite of technology, a chassis-mounted fairing and loads of touring goodies. The Pursuit builds on the success of the Challenger, and uses the same 1768cc, liquid-cooled V-twin motor which kicks out 90kW (121 hp) and 178Nm (131 ft-lb) of torque.…

  • Spotted- New Royal Enfield 650, but did they mean to let it slip?

    Spotted- New Royal Enfield 650, but did they mean to let it slip?

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    Royal Enfield’s released a video which subtly confirms that there’s a Meteor 650 in the works. The film in question tells the story of two bikers riding Himalayans through Antarctica to the South Pole. One of them is Dean Coxson, Senior Product Development Engineer for Royal Enfield. While being introduced to Coxson, we’re given a…

  • 2021 Triumph Bonneville teased in new video

    2021 Triumph Bonneville teased in new video

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    Triumph have released a teaser video for the 2021 versions of the entire Bonneville model family.

  • Brough Superior Bobber | Custom Motorcycles | Back Street Heroes Spotlight

    Brough Superior Bobber | Custom Motorcycles | Back Street Heroes Spotlight

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    There are few more evocative names in the motorcycling world than that of Brough Superior; the legendary marque set up in 1919 by motorcycle racer and world land speed record holder, George Brough. In this Back Street Heroes Spotlight, we delve into a custom Brough Superior Bobber! Between 1919 and 1940 a total of 3,048…

  • Le bobber Francais

    Le bobber Francais

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    We’ve had a lot of fairly exotic and obscure brands in Back Street Heroes over the years, mostly British or American it has to be said, but I think this is the first time we’ve had a French Motobecane. Words: Nik Pics: Simon Everett Motobecane are most famous for the Mobylette, which many of us…

  • EICMA 2018: Here’s Royal Enfield’s 834cc Bobber Concept. It’s called the KX – and it’s fitted with RE’s most powerful engine EVER.

    EICMA 2018: Here’s Royal Enfield’s 834cc Bobber Concept. It’s called the KX – and it’s fitted with RE’s most powerful engine EVER.

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    As part of the 2018 EICMA, Royal Enfield has just unveiled its biggest and most powerful motorcycle to date. Teased prior to the show, the new KX Concept Bobber is powered by a V-Twin 834 cc engine which has been developed in partnership with Polaris Industries (the brain’s behind Indian Motorcycle’s reboot). It’s a cool…

  • NASA engineer WINS Indian ‘Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’

    NASA engineer WINS Indian ‘Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’

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    Alfredo Juarez, a NASA engineer from Las Cruces, New Mexico has won the Indian Motorcycle ‘Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’, with his custom Indian Scout Bobber. Juarez’s bare-bones chopper, featuring a completely custom hardtail frame, drew inspiration from a number of different mechanical works of art, both in and out of the motorcycle industry. Juarez sites…

  • BACKYARD BOBBER

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    About two-and-a-half years ago I first set eyes on this Triumph… well, not so much an actual Triumph, but more a loosely assembled frame-cum-basket case, freshly imported from Colorado. Words: Matt Williams Pics: Garry Stuart Then, some 18 months ago, I was told it was for sale through word of mouth and, despite having never…

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