morebikes February 2022

  • Those new Highway Code rules

    Those new Highway Code rules

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    A swathe of new Highway Code rules came into force at the end of January and to make sure you’re not caught out, we’ve broken down the key things you need to know. 1. There’s a new hierarchy of road users, with pedestrians at the top, and large vehicles (i.e. lorries and buses) at the…

  • News Bite: Lightweight LIVEWIRE

    News Bite: Lightweight LIVEWIRE

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    Last year Harley-Davidson announced it was going to be releasing all of its electric endeavours under a new name: LiveWire. And now it’s revealed its first major innovation – the introduction of a new bike which uses the motor in place of a traditional frame. The Arrow makes use of a large drive block (which…

  • Dirt-Ready Ducati!

    Dirt-Ready Ducati!

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    The Italian factory has revealed all the information about its most off-road oriented motorcycle for years: the Desert X. Here’s what you need to know. The DesertX’s beating heart is a tweaked version of Ducati’s infamous 937cc liquid cooled Testastretta Desmodromic valvetrain engine which offers a healthy 110hp at 9250rpm and 92Nm of torque at…

  • Toasty: Gerbing’s heated MicroWirePRO Vest

    Toasty: Gerbing’s heated MicroWirePRO Vest

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    Although Gerbing now offers a choice of two full-length heated jacket liners for bikers looking to stay warm throughout the winter, we’re big fans of its Micro WirePRO vest. Made to be worn underneath your existing motorcycle jacket, the lightweight, snug-fitting vest is constructed from a soft, wind- resistant nylon shell (with stretch panels along…

  • Honda’s ADV 350

    Honda’s ADV 350

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    Honda has just released a smaller 350cc version of its X-ADV adventure scooter. Back in 2016 Honda unveiled its X-ADV to the world. Part big-bore scooter, part adventure motorcycle, it was a unique proposition unlike anything else on the market… Yet it’s proved to be a big success, particularly in Europe. Which is why the…

  • NEWS BITE! Marzocchi’s new factory

    NEWS BITE! Marzocchi’s new factory

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    Marzocchi has just announced that it’s joining forces with Zheijang Mazhuoke Machinery Manufacturing (the parent company of QJ Motors, which in turn is the parent company of Benelli). The two firms will set up a new production plant just south of Shanghai in China with the intention of manufacturing forks and struts for the domestic…

  • CFMOTO confirms the 800MT is coming!

    CFMOTO confirms the 800MT is coming!

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    The latest motorcycle from the Chinese firm looks to be a very exciting proposition, with its list of impressive specifications and innovative features. There will be two models available: an entry level Sport model and a premium Touring model which will be fully loaded with extras, though both models will be fitted with dustproof, waterproof…

  • NEWS BITE: Alternative fuels for RACING?

    NEWS BITE: Alternative fuels for RACING?

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    In an effort to influence change and encourage a more proactive approach to climate change, MotoGP organisers have confirmed plans to be emissions free by 2027 – and is also planning to shift to sustainable fuel solutions from 2024. The synthetic or bio-fuels will be able to be used in a standard internal combustion engine…

  • SPY SHOTS: Royal Enfield SCRAM 411 spotted testing

    SPY SHOTS: Royal Enfield SCRAM 411 spotted testing

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    The more road-focused version of the Indian factory’s much-loved Himalayan has been caught out during final road tests ahead of its expected launch early this year. The lads and lasses over at Royal Enfield are nothing if not busy. Hot on the heels of its new Classic 350 and Meteor 350, alongside rumours of the…

  • 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…

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