New pocket-sized Harleys to go on sale in the US and Europe next year
HERE are more pictures of the new Street 500 and 750 models unveiled by Harley-Davidson at the EICMA Milan motorcycle show this week.
The firm says they will be on sale next year in the US, Italy, Spain, Portugal and India, and more countries in 2015.
A spokesman said: 'More detailed information regarding the ... Continue reading
Despite BSB boss Stuart Higgs claiming he isn't good enough for a top team
AUSTRALIAN Josh Waters will join John Hopkins at Tyco Suzuki for the 2014 season in the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.
Waters’ 2013 season had an uncertain end as Milwaukee Yamaha replaced the 26-year-old with only three rounds remaining. This left Waters without a ride until joining the Halsall Racing Team for ... Continue reading
You wouldn't know this started life as a scooter
Great looking girl, crazy bike.
This TCROSS started life as a T-Max but it was given to a former motorcycle designer and former MotoGP mecahanic to turn it into something unique as part of Yamaha's Hypermodified series. They've certainly managed to make it unique.
It keeps the TMAX frame and engine but the ... Continue reading
...was this bad-boy
What a peach.
1198-powered Monsters look the business
DUCATI have revealed the prices of their new Monster 1200 and Monster 1200S.
The new bikes which were revealed yesterday at EICMA, will be priced at £10,695 for the Monster 1200 and £12,995 for the Monster 1200S. Both will be available in dealers before the end of the year.
The standard Monster 1200 ... Continue reading
Optional ABS and new styling for mini maxi scoot
SUZUKI'S lowest-capacity Burgman scooter has been given revisions for 2014 including optional ABS.
The Burgman 125 also gets a new instrument panel with a rev counter added, a taller screen and styling changes to echo its bigger brothers, the Burgman 400 and 650 Executive.
The 125 makes 12.3hp and weighs 161kg with ABS.
A gallery of show girls from EICMA 2013 in Milan
In the spare minutes we weren't working hard to bring you all the new bikes from Milan's EICMA motorcycle show, we kept ourselves busy photographing the show girls. Then it occurred to us you might like to see them too. Here's a gallery of the models, promo girls and other saucy ... Continue reading
It's our weekly caption competition. Check out everyone's funny captions and leave your own
Welcome to Visordown's weekly caption competition, where you get to show how funny you are by writing a line for one of our pictures. This week: a photographer at the Milan Model show can't quite work out why there are so many motorcycles getting in the way of the girls.
193hp BMW engine in exotic new Italian chassis
TAKE the 193hp S1000RR engine, put it in a new chassis weighing slightly more than the one it came from and sell it for more money. It's not a business plan we'd like to take on Dragons' Den but we do like the outcome.
Bimota's new BB3 uses S1000RR's 999cc inline-four ... Continue reading
Factory announce plan to return to GPs
IT HAS been announced by the Piaggio Group CEO Roberto Colaninno that Aprilia will rejoin the MotoGP in 2016 after 12 years out of the premier class of Grand Prix racing.
Colaninno spoke at the EICMA motorcycle show: "In 2016 Aprilia will return to MotoGP to win and match the success it ... Continue reading
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