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  • The Aprilia 250 is BACK. An OFFICIAL quarter-litre GPR250 Aprilia has been unveiled. Yep.

    The Aprilia 250 is BACK. An OFFICIAL quarter-litre GPR250 Aprilia has been unveiled. Yep.

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    Wow. Wow, eh? How stunning is this? What ‘this’ is, is the all-new Aprilia GPR250 a quarter-litre bike that’s been shown in China and looks drop-dead gorgeous. Powered by a 249.2cc single-cylinder, liquid-cooled ending the beauty has a six-speed box and kicks out 25bhp @ 9,000rpm and 16lbft of torque @ 7,500rpm. The engine has…

  • 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…

  • EICMA 2018: KTM takes the wraps off the 2019 790 Adventure R. Nice.

    EICMA 2018: KTM takes the wraps off the 2019 790 Adventure R. Nice.

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        It’s been a bike that the whole motorcycle world has been watching in close detail with loads of pre-launch photographs and videos – but KTM has finally given the spec away of the punchy middleweight at EICMA. There’s no surprises in the spec, it’s a solid motorcycle built to get gnarly off-road. From…

  • EICMA 2018: Honda’s CB500F gets aggressive new looks, CB500X is re-styled with a 19 inch front wheel, CB500R goes more racey and gets slipper clutch. Phew

    EICMA 2018: Honda’s CB500F gets aggressive new looks, CB500X is re-styled with a 19 inch front wheel, CB500R goes more racey and gets slipper clutch. Phew

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    Honda’s A2-compatible naked has been given an aggressive look and new tapered handlebars. Its twin-cylinder engine now has more (claimed) low-to-mid range power and torque and is also kitted out with an assist & slipper clutch. New LCD instruments and LED indicators round out the updates for 2019. The bike’s new LCD instruments feature a…

  • EICMA 2018: Here’s the official stats and more pics of the 2019 S1000RR. Power up to 207hp, weight down to 197kg.

    EICMA 2018: Here’s the official stats and more pics of the 2019 S1000RR. Power up to 207hp, weight down to 197kg.

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    Seven months of spy shots and – what has been – one of the most rubbishly closely-guarded secrets in the motorcycle world came to an end this morning when BMW unleashed it’s lighter, faster and probably sweeter-smelling S1000RR superbike to the world. The 2018 model makes for some sweet reading as far as the stats…

  • EICMA 2018: BMW’s R1250GS Adventure get’s launched in Milan along with new R1250R. Sweeeeeeeeeet.

    EICMA 2018: BMW’s R1250GS Adventure get’s launched in Milan along with new R1250R. Sweeeeeeeeeet.

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    Because they’re sharing so many moving parts, BMW decided to unviel the R1250GS (which we’ve already ridden – you can read our launch report HERE) and the R1250R and R1250GS Adventure together at EICMA. And aside from the obvious changes (ShiftCam Tech motor etc), it’s more about rider benefits and colour schemes for 2019. BMW…

  • EICMA 2018: Here’s the OFFICIAL launch of the F850GS Adventure. Looks promising.

    EICMA 2018: Here’s the OFFICIAL launch of the F850GS Adventure. Looks promising.

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    Back in the summer, we showed you the first photos of the 2019 BMW R850GS Adventure – our spy snapper bagged the halfway Adventure out on road-going tests in southern Spain – and with the official reveal this morning of the bike from the German factory, we now know that nothing has changed between spy…

  • EICMA 2018: Yamaha turns out the T7 Adventure bike

    EICMA 2018: Yamaha turns out the T7 Adventure bike

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    After years of teasing the motorcycle world with the T7 prototype Adventure bike, Yamaha finally turned out the production-ready Ténéré 700 at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. Here’s what Yamaha says are the highlights of the middleweight off roader with a 350km (217m) range. Ténéré 700 Details: 689cc, 4-stroke, CP2 engine with Adventure settings The…

  • EICMA 2018: Ducati’s new Diavel gets back to sportier basics. Loads of power, sweet tech and a chain drive

    EICMA 2018: Ducati’s new Diavel gets back to sportier basics. Loads of power, sweet tech and a chain drive

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      If you ever wanted or rode a first-generation Diavel then the latest version of the muscle cruiser just unveiled in Milan is going to tickle your fancy a lot. The new Diavel might be a bike that we’ve been bringing you in spy-shot form for months now but the actual details of the production…

  • EICMA 2018: Here’s the new-for-2019 Ducati Multistrada 950 and 950S

    EICMA 2018: Here’s the new-for-2019 Ducati Multistrada 950 and 950S

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      Ducati has just launched it’s new Multistrada 950 and, alongside the stock model, is the Italian firm’s first ever higher-tech ‘S’ version of the model (below). For 2019 the new Multistrada 950 comes with a 6-axis Bosch IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit), Bosch Cornering ABS, Vehicle Hold Control (VHC) for easier uphill starts (especially when…

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