FIRST LOOK: 2008 BMW R 1200 GS ADVENTURE

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A summary of the main features of the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure: Even more dynamic drive and improved traction. Reworked transmission and short first gear if required. Even more universal use through optional Enduro ESA. Reworked design emphasizing the off road and world travel character. Perfect, tried and tested series equipment for extreme tours. Color options: Magnesium metallic … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: 2008 BMW HP2 SPORT

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Concept, Requirements and Features The dream of many Boxer fans has come true: With the new BMW HP2 Sport, BMW Motorrad is putting the sportiest, most powerful and lightest Boxer series of all times on the road. The third model of the HP model range was designed for the ambitious sports rider and enthrals with numerous exclusive details that were previously restricted to racing, some making … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: 2008 HONDA CBR1000RR FIREBLADE

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Sharper looks, stronger performance and astoundingly responsive control. From its compact new proportions to its breathtaking response to every rider input, everything about the new 2008 CBR1000RR Fireblade stakes out a new standard in motorcycle performance and design aesthetics that will stand as a milestone in the history of litre-class Super Sports development, much as the original CBR900RR … [Read more...]

THE MOST SUCCESSFUL BMW EVER

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BMW Motorrad celebrates production of the 100,000th BMW R 1200 GS BMW Motorrad celebrated an impressive record as the 100,000th R 1200 GS rolled off the production line in Berlin, Germany. Since the introduction of the all-new, lighter and more powerful R 1200 GS in 2004, a staggering 84,373 units have been built, plus an additional 15,627 of its model variant, the R 1200 GS Adventure. No … [Read more...]

FIRST LOOK: TT 2007 OFFICIAL REVIEW DVD

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“The greatest show on Earth” TT 2007 Official Review out now on DVD It was one of the biggest sporting events of the year, and now every thrilling moment of the Centenary Isle of Man TT is yours to own. An estimated 60,000 fans travelled to the Isle of Man to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the very first Tourist Trophy, and were treated to some of the best racing seen anywhere … [Read more...]

TRIUMPH STREET TRIPLE ANNOUNCED

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After a great deal of media speculation, Triumph has confirmed that the rumours of this exciting new motorcycle are true. The all new Triumph Street Triple will arrive in UK showrooms in August ‘07.   Deriving its styling from the iconic Triumph Speed Triple streetfighter and the award-winning Triumph Daytona 675 supersport, the Street Triple is 675cc of pure naked aggression: … [Read more...]

REVIEW: HONDA VARADERO 125

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With elegant new styling and the top performance in Europe’s competitive 125cc beginner’s class, the new 2007 XL125V Varadero 125 dominates the street with luxurious full-sized comfort, distinctive good looks and the dependable power of a newly fuel-injected V-twin engine to carry two with ease. Offering spacious proportions and comfortable seating one associates with larger motorcycles, and a … [Read more...]

BELSTAFF MOTORCYCLE CLOTHING BACK ON SALE IN THE UK

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Belstaff, the legendary name in motorcycle clothing, is back in the UK with a brand new range, that can best be described as “what happens when you bring Italian design and British heritage together”. Although Belstaff can trace its roots back to 1924, when Harry Grosberg founded the business in Stoke-on-Trent, its products have not been available in the UK for several years. Following the … [Read more...]

DUCATI RELEASE FINAL HYPERMOTARD SPECIFICATION

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DUCATI RELEASE FINAL HYPERMOTARD SPECIFICATION May 7, 2007: Final Hypermotard Specifications The Hypermotard takes on urban canyons and mountain curves with total abandon. Its purpose is single-minded – to thrill. The aggressive ‘motard’ styling and stance combine with Ducati Sportbike technology to deliver the best of both worlds.  With a riding position that ensures total control, … [Read more...]

REVIEW: HONDA CBR 1000RR FIREBLADE REPSOL

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In Celebration of RC211V In commemoration of Honda’s long, fruitful and continuing association with Spanish oil company Repsol YPF on the Motorcycle Grand Prix and MotoGP circuits, Honda proudly announces the release of a special version of its best-selling CBR1000RR Fireblade fitted out in bold Repsol Honda racing livery. Repsol and Honda have enjoyed a long history of mutual co-operation … [Read more...]