MARCO MELANDRI has apologised to Carlos Checa after colliding with the reigning champion and forcing him out of the second race at Misano.Both the factory BMW and Althea Ducati riders were charging through the pack after starting down the grid, following lowly Superpole performan...
wide bars, a small bikini fairing and an Akrapovic exhaust, which is likely to be an official accessory.Expect to see it revealed at the International Motorcycle Exhibition in Cologne in October this year and in dealerships at the very end of 2012.
fairing and an exposed aluminium tank.Ducati did not release any times but stated that the Spaniard gave valuable feedback, Checa tweeted that he got a good feeling from the bike.
SUZUKI'S new Inazuma is set to arrive in dealers in the second half of September carrying a £3499 on-the-road price tag.Coming in £500 cheaper than Honda's CBR250R and £1100 below Kawasaki's Ninja 250R the Inazuma looks fairly tempting. It's not a
WK BIKES have launched their new 125RR, a 'race replica styled' 150kg 125.The 125RR is a fully-faired, learner legal sports machine featuring a liquid-cooled, single-cylinder four-stroke engine, five speed transmission, electric starter, adjustable
is designed to fit into a growing market for baggers – bikes based on all-out tourers, but with their screens cut down and no top-boxes, just leaving the panniers. So that's what Honda has done to the Goldwing. To be fair, the side panels are also slightly
’m not sure I can be as fast as Lorenzo with the Yamaha. I think we will have less problems than in the past. Lorenzo was very fair with my comeback. The important thing is to have fun riding the bike, and have the chance to fight for the good positions."
aren't as extensive as some had hoped, with visual changes limited to a reworked fairing and new clocks. With only rear shots available (unsurprising, since they're supposed to be showing the Akra pipes, not the bike) we don't know if there are new
-yet-unreleased motorcycle.From the drawing it's clear that the engine, suspension, wheels and frame are the same as the Ninja 250/300's, but the styling is more different than might be expected. Far from just replacing the front fairing, there's a new tank, new seat unit
to be seen.What earlier spy pictures didn't show was the additional silver stripes either side of the headlights, which are, it seems, intended to give the appearance of new lights without the actual investment into new lenses.The fairing sides are redesigned
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