MV Agusta to Release Six New Bikes in 2016

MV Agusta to Release Six New Bikes in 2016

MV Agusta is currently launching the upgraded Brutale 800 in Spain, but they're also letting us know what their plans are for 2016. In addition to the beautiful new Brutale 800, a total of five new bikes will make their way from the Varese factory this year - two more nakeds and three sportsbikes. And one of those sportsbikes is the F3 'Solarbeam'. [caption id="attachment_7510" align="aligncenter" width="450"] The F3 ...

Ducati Shows off Three Scrambler New Scrambler Concepts

In addition to showcasing their draXter concept, Ducati displayed three new Scrambler proposals at the Verona Bike Show - the Peace Sixty2, Revolution and Artika. Each bike has been crafted by Italian custom builders and is Ducati's attempt to show the customization possibilities for their smash hit Scrambler. The Peace Sixty2 is the second major Scrambler from Verona-based builder, Mr Martini (the first being his Cafe ...

Have Your Say in the First Global Custom Indian Scout Dealer Contest

Last November, Indian Motorcycles launched their Project Scout competition to give dealers around the world a chance to showcase not only the Indian Scout, but their design and creative flair. As an open ended contest, the only rules were the use of an Indian Scout (or new Scout Sixty) as well as three genuine accessories. It's now January and the entrants are in - an eclectic collection of 35 bikes entered by dealers in ...
Motul's Onirika 2853 Concept is a Brutalist Brutale

Motul’s Onirika 2853 Concept is a Brutalist Brutale

Motul oils and lubricants are found in many motorcycles around the world and are most definitely used inside this concept bike that is being shown at the 2016 Verona Motor Bike Expo in Italy. Dubbed the Onirika 2853, it's an MV Agusta Brutale 800 made virtually unrecogniseable by Luca Pozzato of Officine GPDesign. The use of the Brutale 800 is an interesting choice - it is one of the most beautiful naked motorcycles in ...
Ducati Shows off the draXter, a XDiavel Concept

Ducati Shows off the draXter, a XDiavel Concept

The upcoming XDiavel is Ducati's attempt to make a more traditional cruiser while remaining an exotic Italian machine and for that reason it gets foot forward pegs and a belt drive. But Ducati obviously can't help themselves when it comes to their sportsbike heritage and have shown off the draXter - a XDiavel with a more sporting influence. That somewhat makes it more like the standard Diavel, but we digress. The project ...
Royal Enfield Officially Unveils the Himalayan

Royal Enfield Officially Unveils the Himalayan

Royal Enfield today officially confirmed their new adventure bike, the 2016 Royal Enfield Himalayan. It has been teased and spotted since last year and we've seen it come together through its development. Now Royal Enfield has posted on their website some videos and images of the bike as it has gone through testing. https://youtu.be/gsPc1y7YeiI At this stage the website doesn't provide any specifications on the machine, ...
How the MT-07 Could Revive the Lightweight Twin Category

How the MT-07 Could Revive the Lightweight Twin Category

Lightweight twins have always been a wonderful category of motorcycle racing. They bridge the gap almost perfectly between small capacity bikes like the Ninja 300 and the supersport category which offer a whole other level of performance - sometimes too big a leap for new riders. Unfortunately, the category has suffered in recent times due to the fact that there's no real suitable bikes currently for sale on the market to ...

BMW G 310 R v Yamaha MT-03 – New Naked Learner Comparison

Later this year the learner market will be joined by two important new models. One will be a naked version of what is in our opinion the best learner sportsbike on the market (the Yamaha R3) to be known as the Yamaha MT-03. The other is the first in a new partnership for BMW by way of the G 310 R which will see the German manufacturer target the entry level market for the first time. Let's take a look at what each offers and ...