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  • Bridgestone Launches its Next-Generation Sports Motorcycle Tyre

    Bridgestone Launches its Next-Generation Sports Motorcycle Tyre

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    *The new Bridgestone BATTLAX HYPERSPORT S23 is a sports radial motorcycle tyre for street use engineered to meet the requirements of the ever-evolving modern-day sport bikes.*The latest product in Bridgestone’s premium motorcycle tyre range, BATTLAX, features increased levels of exceptional dry and wet grip performance, employing a newly designed compound and updated pattern design.*The Bridgestone…

  • Great Rides! Cairngorms National Park

    Great Rides! Cairngorms National Park

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    This route covers some of the most scenic points in Perthshire, Aberdeenshire, Moray Speyside and the Highlands. Depending on the time of year, you could be taking in snow-capped mountains (as we did during our visit in May), plus rugged glens, towering Munros and, of course, delicious food along the way. The route begins in…

  • Thierry Sarasyn Visits 15 Countries in 22 Hours Riding on Bridgestone Battlax T32 Tyres

    Thierry Sarasyn Visits 15 Countries in 22 Hours Riding on Bridgestone Battlax T32 Tyres

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    Belgian motorcyclist Thierry Sarasyn, who just took a new touring world record by visiting 15 countries in 22 hours, did it all on Bridgestone Battleax T32 tyres.

  • WORLD LAUNCH: Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT

    WORLD LAUNCH: Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT

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    WORDS: Mikko Nieminen – Motorcycle Sport and Leisure magazine / PHOTOGRAPHY: Suzuki We can all agree that Suzuki’s flagship adventure bike has been in need of a bit of an update for a while now. What’s unlikely to be agreed quite so universally is whether the new V-Strom 1050XT now has all the bells and…

  • WSB: Bradl pours cold water over Honda’s new ‘Superblade’ racer. “The bike is missing something…”

    WSB: Bradl pours cold water over Honda’s new ‘Superblade’ racer. “The bike is missing something…”

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    Oh dear, this is going to cause some worry amongst the Honda WSB riders ahead of their soon-to-begin-testing of the 2020 season – but worrying comments have been made by HRC MotoGP test rider about the new Honda Fireblade. The mega-power missile has been launched by Honda amid a flurry of official comments about how…

  • EICMA 2019: Suzuki launches new V-Strom 1050XT and V-Strom 1050 bikes

    EICMA 2019: Suzuki launches new V-Strom 1050XT and V-Strom 1050 bikes

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    Suzuki has unveiled two new V-Strom models at the Eicma show in Milan, Italy with a new V-Strom 1050XT and V-Strom 1050 – the bike’s main features include: Design heavily influenced by Suzuki’s iconic DR-Z desert racer and DR Big, with a new vertically stacked rectangular LED headlight and distinctive ‘beak’. New Euro5 version of…

  • Honda confirms THREE new Africa Twins for 2020. Here’s everything you need to know.

    Honda confirms THREE new Africa Twins for 2020. Here’s everything you need to know.

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    Honda’s just revealed all the information about its new CRF1100F Africa Twin – and for 2020 there are three different models to choose from. There’s a standard Africa Twin, an Africa Twin Adventure Sports and a tricked out, electronically assisted Adventure Sports. Building on the massive success of the 2016 CRF1000L Africa Twin and 2018…

  • Ducati’s Panigale V4 R is OFFICIALLY eligible for the Endurance World Championship. Will we see a factory team at the Suzuka 8 Hours?

    Ducati’s Panigale V4 R is OFFICIALLY eligible for the Endurance World Championship. Will we see a factory team at the Suzuka 8 Hours?

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    The Endurance World Championship has changed its regulations, making Ducati’s Panigale V4 R eligible to race for the 2019-2020 season. And rumours are swirling that the Italian factory will have an official team at this year’s Suzuka 8 Hours. Following two Ducati Panigales V4 Rs being disallowed from this year’s Suzuka 8 Hours after failing…

  • MotoGP: Michelin to supply ASYMMETIC SLICKS for this weekend’s racing at the Sachsenring.

    MotoGP: Michelin to supply ASYMMETIC SLICKS for this weekend’s racing at the Sachsenring.

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    Michelin will be supplying a full range of asymmetric rubber to teams at the German MotoGP this weekend – to help riders deal with the demanding conditions of the Sachsenring. The Sachsenring is an anti-clockwise circuit which puts huge stress on the left-hand side of the tyre. That’s because there are 10 left corners and…

  • Husqvarna’s new RACE-READY FS 450 supermoto gets LAUNCH CONTROL and updated SUSPENSION for 2020.

    Husqvarna’s new RACE-READY FS 450 supermoto gets LAUNCH CONTROL and updated SUSPENSION for 2020.

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    Husqvarna has just announced the release of its new FS 450 supermoto – and here’s a brief breakdown of what you’ll get if you’ve got ten grand to spend on your next race machine. Husqvarna’s FS 450 is the only factory-built, single-cylinder competition supermoto machine available on the market – and since its inception, it’s…

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