REVIEW: BMW R 1200 GS

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THE NEW BMW R 1200 GS FULFILS THE OLD DREAM OF THE IDEAL TOURING ENDURO: Superiority in every respect, outstanding performance and superior comfort even on the longest tour, equally superior handling and agility for maximum riding pleasure on winding country roads and mountain passes give the rider exactly what he wants. Add to this low weight of just 225 kg or 496 lb quite unique in this … [Read more...]

REVIEW: 2007 BUELL ULYSSES

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New for 2007: Lower Standard Seat Height, Pirelli Tyres and Retuned Front Forks The Buell Ulysses is a truly versatile Adventure Sportbike with the emphasis on ‘sport’ courtesy of Buell’s trademark handling prowess. Its broad, V-Twin powerband and rigid chassis make it a capable performer on urban streets, in the twisties or out on the open road and beyond. Comfortable, upright … [Read more...]

REVIEW: APRILIA SPORTCITY 250

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The sportiest large-wheel scooter on the market has moved on to the next stage in its evolution with the arrival of the brand new Aprilia SPORTCITY 250 i.e. Faster, safer and even more ecological, the SPORTCITY 250 i.e. is ready to challenge city traffic as well as motorway stints with a class-leading, high-tech engine. More power, better acceleration and higher performance mean more fun and … [Read more...]

REVIEW: 2007 KAWASAKI KX250F

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The 2007 KX250F receives comprehensive fine-tuning to both engine and chassis. These refinements to Kawasaki's highly acclaimed 250cc four stroke MX model make it an even more potent track weapon, designed for mid- to high-level riders.   More performance at both ends of the rev range To complement the KX250F's hard-hitting mid- and high-rpm power, modifications to the engine … [Read more...]

REVIEW: SPECIAL EDITION BUELL LIGHTNING CITYX XB9SX

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BUELL BRINGS EXTRA HEAT TO THE STREET IN THE UK THIS SUMMER Ultra-distinctive, original styling combined with highly innovative technology are the trademark characteristics of every motorcycle Erik Buell puts his name to. And this summer Buell and team turn up the heat with a special version of their ground-breaking 984cc V-twin powered urban warrior – the Lightning CityX. The great news … [Read more...]

REVIEW: YAMAHA AEROX YQ50

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The Yamaha Aerox YQ50 sports-scooter is now available in a radical new Yellow speedblock design in tribute to Yamaha's racing heritage. The yellow, black and white design dates back to the original Yamaha US racing colours which were used in road racing, dirt-tracking and MX. The design became famous when Kenny Roberts won the 500c World Championship in 1978/9. This was then replicated at Yamaha's … [Read more...]

REVIEW: BENELLI TNT CAFE RACER

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The design idea used for the development of the Café Racer was that of creating a TNT inspired by the racing bikes of the past, but with a series of unique, sophisticated details to make it modern and effective. The result is a motorcycle with an extraordinary personality - a bike which simultaneously offers riding comfort and extreme performance thanks to its exceptional components: a … [Read more...]

REVIEW: MOTO MORINI CORSARO 1200

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CORSARO 1200. TO DREAM THE POSSIBLE DREAM. Exactly 18 months from the December 2003 announcement of the rebirth of the Moto Morini brand, the bike manufacturer is living up to its promise and bringing out the Corsaro 1200, the motorcycle that will open a new chapter in Moto Morini's history. In the best tradition, the new bike is fruit of an evolved, and in many ways innovative, engineering … [Read more...]

REVIEW: BMW R 1200R

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Introducing the new R 1200 R, BMW Motorrad is continuing a long tradition in the production of roadster motorcycles and is proudly presenting a worthy successor to the very successful R 1150 R. With sales of the R 1150 R and R 850 R amounting to almost 60,000 units since 2001, there is obviously great demand for a motorcycle in classic design combining unique character with timeless elegance. … [Read more...]

REVIEW: HONDA CBF1000

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Honda’s broad range of large-displacement motorcycles provides a strong and highly attractive focus on virtually every facet of riding enjoyment, from kneescratching sports machines, as epitomised by the CBR1000RR Fireblade, to fully outfitted touring machines like the Gold Wing and Pan-European. One sort of machine that has been notably needed of late is a good all-rounder that can be called … [Read more...]