Last month, I wrote an article claiming that Buell’s future was uncertain, as a signifigant number of Harley-Davidson execs were leading a charge to eliminate the brand from the MoCo’s line-up.
Writing that story made me very unpopular in the Buell world for a few days.
Today, it… Continue reading
After months of anticipation, Honda released the images, specifications, and availability details of the new VFR replacement, the VFR1200F.
Let’s start with the pictures. Shown below is the only version that will appear in the US,with its red livery. Why the euros get multiple color choices, and… Continue reading
It won’t be officially unveiled until November, but MV Agusta has released a sneak peak photo of the 2010 F4. It’s not much of a photo, and it doesn’t show much except the headlight, and the general shape of the fairing, front-on.
It… Continue reading
Big Green has released the details of the 2010 model line today, and some of the changes are pretty nice. Some of them are simply…meh.
First up is the 2010 ZX-10R Ninja. This is one of the “Meh” entries in the lineup. Not much… Continue reading
Honda UK’s test rider Dave Hancock has done some extensive riding of the new VFR1200F. He seems to like the new bike a lot. He’s positively glowing about it.
It sounds like a wonderful machine, doesn’t it? The thing is, while he’s talking about the bike… Continue reading
Honda has been hinting about it. They’ve been dropping tantalizing videos about it. They’ve issued technical white papers on it. They’ve even had it out in semi-public places where the overly-inquisitive could take spy shots of its pre-production form. But today, Honda officially confirmed that the new… Continue reading
The new, redesigned, 2010 Brutale models have been announced by MV Agusta. And by redesigned, I mean redesigned. According to MV 85% of the components in the two models are new, including the frame, swingarm, and engines. The suspension has also been redesigned.
Ducati has officially announced the availability of the new Ducati Hypermotard 796 for the US market for 2010. The b ike will have an air-cooled engine, and tip the scales at just 368 pounds. According to Ducati’s press release:
A brand new model for 2010, the Hypermotard… Continue reading
Ural Motorcycles are known around the world for their 750cc, boxer-engined, sidecar-equipped adventure bikes. Now, they are going to give us an old-style, go anywhere, do anything motorcycle without a sidecar. Named the Ural ST, for Solo Tour, the new bike is supposed to be a lightweight… Continue reading
We’ve seen pre-production spy shots. We’ve had technical details released. Now, motoblog.it has captured what looks like a production version of the motorcycle tooling around in the wild. Click the thumbnails below to enlarge.
Motorcycle USA has their comparison of 2009 streetfighter motorcycles online. In this comparo, they put the Ducati Streetfighter, Buell 1125CR, and the Aprilia Tuono 1000R head to head, both on the track, and on the street.
You’d probably think that the Ducati Streetfighter would be a shoo-in… Continue reading
Over the past month or so, some spy shots of the 2010 Ducati Multistrada, equipped with a 140HP version of the 1098 engine, have been popping up. The trouble is that all of the bike’s body panels have been covered with electrical tape and wrapped with padding… Continue reading
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