THE 100BHP limit in France is due to be revoked.A vote in the EU parliament has opposed the French 100bhp limit which was introduced in 1985 as a bizarre way to try and cut motorcycle accidents. France is the only EU member state to apply the 100bhp
lightweight wheels and tweaked bodywork around the nose and tail. The RR's 998cc short-stroke engine is claimed to make 200.8 bhp (up a couple of horses on the current model), with a higher 14,000 rpm redline thanks to a rebalanced crankshaft, titanium
RUMOURS are flying around that Nicky Hayden will be racing in the Superbike World Championship next year, but the Ducati MotoGP rider has quickly stepped in to counter them.Hayden, the 2006 MotoGP World Champion, is currently without a renewed contract for 2013and Ducati are know...
Spotted at World Ducati Week, is this the ultimate Hypermotard?Created from a Multistrada 1000 rolling chassis, the Hyper Evo Testastretta uses the engine from a 1098S. Just look at it - a decent shoe horn would have been needed to get that lump in there. Infact the guy building ...
AMA rider and World Superbike wildcard, Shane 'Tornado' Turpin will be riding the 848 Challenge VIP bike this weekend at Cadwell Park.Turpin is an experienced AMA rider and raced as a wildcard at this year’s World Superbike event at Miller Motorsports Park on board a Boulder Moto...
to be firmly wedged in the bosom of the Volkswagen Group. You could call this the people's test.The car makes a beefy 611bhp, the bike puts out 195bhp at the crank.It was always going to be close. We thought we'd solve the debate, but we've probably asked more
wheels, a lighter crank and pistons and a hot cam. That said, it's not about performance; producing 35bhp, compared to the standard bike's 23bhp.Instead of being painted, the bike's covered with leather and many of the metal parts have been copper plated
75cc, frustratingly for UK buyers the KTM Duke 200 costs around £1,350 in India.KTM claim the Duke 200 delivers 27 bhp and weighs just 125kg. It's only available in orange.
as on the Multistrada.The engine is the smaller Testastretta, as used in the 848 and Streetfighter 848. That means you're looking at something between 130bhp and 140bhp unless it's been detuned for its new mount.The bold swirly camouflage shouts “PROTOTYPE!” far louder
to make it to customers.That's great because it means that impractical, unnecessary bikes are still in demand. And they're the best sort.Nobody needs a narrow-angle V6 engine, much less a 1215cc one with 161bhp (and the promise of a supercharged version
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