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  • MV Agusta’s President confirms “an adventure bike is coming”.

    MV Agusta’s President confirms “an adventure bike is coming”.

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    In an interview with Motociclismo.it, Timur Sardarov the President of MV Agusta has been speaking about the Italian factory’s plans for the future – and the big news is that there’s an adventure bike on the way. Speaking about the news the MV Agusta’s moving a part of its production to China, Sardarov confirmed that…

  • EICMA 2019: MV Agusta goes big! The 206bhp Brutale 1000RR motorcycle leads the charge for 2020

    EICMA 2019: MV Agusta goes big! The 206bhp Brutale 1000RR motorcycle leads the charge for 2020

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    There’s some gorgeous metal from MV Agusta right now at EICMA in Milan – the Italian firm has taken the wraps of its Superveloce 800 modern cafe racer motorcycle and sat that right alongside the muscley Brutale 1000RR. According to MV Agusta, the Brutale 1000RR gets 206bhp and an ‘advanced chassis, aero bodywork and a…

  • EICMA 2019: Here’s MV Agusta’s three new Rosso motorcycle models for 2020 – which apparently are cheaper (but nobody is telling the world the cost of these, just yet)

    EICMA 2019: Here’s MV Agusta’s three new Rosso motorcycle models for 2020 – which apparently are cheaper (but nobody is telling the world the cost of these, just yet)

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    What we have here is the Rosso version (so that’s a real lot of red) of the Italian firm’s Brutale 800, Dragster 800 and Turismo Veloce 800, first reported by Jensen Beeler on Asphalt & Rubber, Mechanically, it doesn’t look like a lot has changed – the wheels could well be cast and there’s a…

  • LOOK AGAIN: Remember when we showed you this in NOVEMBER 2018? Yep, it’s the re-born Italjet Dragster – here’s all the details. It’s out later this month!

    LOOK AGAIN: Remember when we showed you this in NOVEMBER 2018? Yep, it’s the re-born Italjet Dragster – here’s all the details. It’s out later this month!

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    It’s taken a bit longer than the original May 2019 release date (figure on these appearing at Eicma in Milan later this month), but who cares? We’re getting these things back again. Which we were very happy about a year ago, we’re even happier about it now! Plus there’s a 150cc version thrown into the…

  • THREE new Benelli’s to be RELEASED next month.

    THREE new Benelli’s to be RELEASED next month.

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    We’ve heard on the grapevine that Benelli’s new TRK 251, Leoncino 250 and 502C Cruiser are set to arrive in dealers this April. First unveiled at EICMA 2018, alongside an eclectic range of new machines, we’ve heard that Benelli is gearing up to deliver its new TRK 251, Leoncino 250 and 502C Cruiser to the general public…

  • It’s BACK! The Italjet Dragster is BACK! Oh, happy day! Get one, get one, get one.

    It’s BACK! The Italjet Dragster is BACK! Oh, happy day! Get one, get one, get one.

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    IT’S back! The hottest, coolest ever modern scooter is back! Italjet has brought back the only scooter to ever (really) appeal to big bike riders and youthful hooligans alike. Behold, the new Dragster. Isn’t it absolutely terrific? Built between 1998 and 2003, the original Dragster was churned out by the Italian factory with a combination…

  • Limited Edition MV Agusta Dragster 800RR. Built with PIRELLI.

    Limited Edition MV Agusta Dragster 800RR. Built with PIRELLI.

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    MV Agusta and Pirelli has just unveiled a special edition version of MV’s Dragster 800RR. And it looks SUPER trick. Last year MV Agusta and Pirelli presented a special version of a Brutale 800RR – and now the two iconic brands have rustled up a gorgeous version of the Dragster 800RR. Unveiled as part of…

  • CUSTOM Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 tops 150mph at Bonneville

    CUSTOM Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 tops 150mph at Bonneville

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    In the hands of 18-year-old Cayla Rivas, Royal Enfield’s new Continental GT 650 has been taken to 241kph (150mph) at Bonneville Salt Flats – exceeding the bikes previous best by over 30kph (18mph). Royal Enfield has had a crack at demonstrating the potential of its new twin-cylinder 650cc engine – participating in the Bonneville Motorcycle…

  • Honda kicks out six customised bikes at Wheels and Waves

    Honda kicks out six customised bikes at Wheels and Waves

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    Three of the motorcycles that were on display from the Japanese bike builder have been created by passionate dealer partners, based on models from the ’70s and ’80s. The first is a 1977 CB500 re-worked by Honda’s 3C dealer in Bayonne and Ben Rameix, the lead designer of a premium French surfboard manufacturer. The pair…

  • Richard Hammond latest: ‘I’ve checked and I’m not dead’

    Richard Hammond latest: ‘I’ve checked and I’m not dead’

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      The Grand Tour presenter has confirmed that he’s OK after being reportedly hurt during a motorbike crash in a remote part of Mozambique – he was knocked out in the crash whilst filming and miles from medical help. Thankfully, the latest news from Hammond himself is that he’s OK after his fall. Putting out a…

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