Honda's new CBF StunnerHONDAis to launch an all-new 800cc bike by the end of this financial year – the only downside is that it will launch firstly in India.Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (HMSI) senior executive announced the plan while
SUZUKI'S DR750 and DR800 – better known as DR Big – have long held a special place as the biggest-capacity mass-produced single-cylinder bikes ever offered.But now there's a new challenger for the title, or rather a pair of them, thanks to Taiwanese firm Dinli. Its new DL281 and ...
HUSQVARNA are planning to introduce a series of new machines in the near future, using BMW's parallel-twin 800cc engine.Reports from this years Cologne Motorcycle Show say the company, bought out by BMW in 2007, will develop on and off-road machines
MONSTER TECH 3 MotoGP boss Herve Poncharal has said he can't see a situation where 800cc engines will race against 1000cc motors in MotoGP from 2010.Speaking to David Emmett at Motomatters.com, Poncharal, who's also IRTA's representative on the GP
MotoGP's finest were out in force at Motegi, swapping their 990cc machines for the new-era 800cc missiles. This was the first time the press got to see all the bikes testing together and Visordown got a sneak preview.
WHILE the major manufacturers let the press see their new 800cc bikes in testing at Motegi just days after the MotoGP round, British-based Ilmor are going one step further; they've confirmed that they're entering the Portugese GP, the penultimate
VALENTINO Rossi is your outright tip for the 2007 MotoGP World Championship. A landslide 67% of you reckon Rossi is the man to beat, with just 3% of you backing the current champion, Nicky Hayden. The surprise vote has to be Capirossi, who sits in third place in your poll. Your f...
, short travel suspension and an 800cc V4 engine. Honda say it's all the best bits of a naked bike (upright riding position) coupled with the best bits of an adventure bike without the massive seat heights and boingy suspension.Other important bits? It
JON URRY has just ridden the 2010 Yamaha FZ8 and first thoughts are positive."As you'd expect, it's a cross between and FZ6 and an FZ1 but better than both in many respects."The engine pulls hard from 3000rpm - a welcome improvement over the gutless bottom-end of the 1000cc FZ1. ...
SUZUKI has announced its expected switch to a one-rider MotoGP team next year – with Dorna still insisting their contract with the Japanese manufacturer means they are obliged to provide a two-rider team.Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta had meetings with factory representatives after t...
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