in India and Asia while the market for large bikes in so-called developed countries continues to drop, a move into the 125cc market could prove one of the best the firm has made since its rebirth 20 years ago.
INDIAN newspaper The Hindu is reporting that Triumph is planning to launch a 125cc machine by the end of 2013 to take on the biggest sales sector of one of the world's largest motorcycle markets.According to the paper's business section (www
there some subliminal pressure on Biaggi here? He'd better still be leading the championship when the bikes actually arrive...) the Biaggi-reps get the black-and-red paintwork you see here, plus on the 125 there are wavy disc brakes, Pirelli Diablo Rosso II
that the basis 11 KW (15hp) strong 125cc engine carries all the most modern construction characteristics and above all stands for one thing: pure riding fun!Oh to be 17 again!
-cooled, four-valve 4-strokes. The 125cc version has a new liquid cooling system powered by an electric water pump, improving fuel consumption by 20 per cent, claim Piaggio.A new dual-optic headlight, LED sidelights, LED rear lights and a new LCD dash make
-piston caliper brakes and racebike styling, the new 125cc machine looks set to become a hit with new riders around the globe.Other specs: seat height: 820 mm; fuel tank capacity: 14.5 litres; weight: 120kgUK availability and pricing: TBA
SAY HELLO to the Benelli Macis - the company's first big-wheel scooter, which is about to go on sale in Italy.The scoot, which was first seen at the 2009 EICMA Show in Italy, is shod with 16" wheels and will be available with either a 125cc or 150cc
THIS IS KAWASAKI'S latest stab at the ever-popular 125cc market: the D-Tracker 125.The machine's built around the same chassis and engine featured in the company's new 2010 KLX125 (link below).As you'd expect from a supermoto, the bike features fat
styling.The evidence suggests it's a new model, potentially a replacement for the naked version of the Quannon (there's a faired, sportsbike-style model, too) or a new model designed to bolster the firm's motorcycle range.Clearly no bigger than 125cc, we
's idea of a dependable partner for people who love motorcycles and the outdoor life.”Then there's the Y125 Moegi, which looks rather like a 1950s pushbike with a 125cc single shoehorned into the frame. According to Yamaha; “Besides its appeal as a
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