Small Capacity

  • Energica and Dell’Orto join forces to develop ELECTRIC tech for small capacity bikes.

    Energica and Dell’Orto join forces to develop ELECTRIC tech for small capacity bikes.

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    Dell’Orto has signed an agreement with Energica to develop and produce electric ‘Power Units’ for small and medium-sized motorcycles for the next three years. The duo are betting on significant growth in the small/medium electric vehicle market – and have joined forces to get in on the action. Together, they’re creating power units for small…

  • Got a 300cc sportbike? Fancy some FACTORY Pirelli slicks?

    Got a 300cc sportbike? Fancy some FACTORY Pirelli slicks?

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    Pirelli has revealed its new superbike slicks for small-displacement bikes, which have been developed as part of the World Supersport Championship. Admittedly, it’s not too much of a surprise that Pirelli decided to get into the small-displacement consumer market, particularly considering the Italian tyre specialist was the official partner for the World Supersport 300 Championship…

  • Ridden: 2018 Suzuki GSX-R125 & GSX-S125

    Ridden: 2018 Suzuki GSX-R125 & GSX-S125

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      When I was 16 and rode around on my 50cc Suzuki S, all I dreamt about was a 125cc sportsbike. All the cool kids were riding them. There were Gileras, Hondas, Cagivas and all manner of other exotic – and oh-so-unattainable – bikes on the roads. But I never got one. The price of…

  • First ride: Suzuki V-Strom 250

    First ride: Suzuki V-Strom 250

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      Just over a year ago there wasn’t really such a thing as a small adventure bike segment in any meaningful way. Then, at the international bike shows towards the end of 2016 bike manufacturers, one after another, pulled the covers of their new small-capacity adventurers, and all of a sudden a whole new breed…

  • Official Honda 150SS Racer concept unveiled!

    Official Honda 150SS Racer concept unveiled!

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    This awesome Honda 150SS Racer Concept has just been unveiled on the Honda stand, at the Bangkok Motor Show in Thailand.   The 150SS has been designed and produced by Honda Thailand, and it harks back to the heady days of the SS50 and SS125, two of the best looking, café racer styled, small capacity…

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