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:
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.
He came close, but on the final day’s run, Norton CEO Stuart Garner wasn’t able to crack the 175MPH barrier on the salt flats. On the final run, the NRV588 matched the 173MPH run of the previous day. But, the Norton team feels fine about Continue reading →
Honda has announced four motorcycles–two of them completely new for the US market–for the 2010 model year. The other two are the 2010 updates for the Fireblade and CBR600. But it’s the new bikes that should grab some attention.
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 →
It was a test ride of the original, pre-production Can-Am Spyder that got me back into motorcycling a few years ago, after a long hiatus. So, it’s nice to see Can-Am isn’t just standing still when it comes to updating the trike. Indeed, for 2010, they’ve Continue reading →
Norton motorcycles has finally gotten an update online about their attempt at a land speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats. Actually, it’s more than one update. They did a data dump of the last four days, pretty much all at once. So far, it Continue reading →