The future is definitely bright for KTM if the recently launched Super Duke is a taster of what it has planned in the street and sportsbike market. With refreshing honesty the usually straight-faced Austrians admit that motorcycling has an element of danger, but this can add to t...
The beautiful planet we all live on is falling apart. Seas are rising, icecaps are melting and pandas are having trouble getting it up. Global warming is to blame: we're burning too much fuel, creating too many pollutants and allowing cows to fart unhindered. All of which is caus...
Age is a curious thing. You can't hear it, and you can't see it, but one day you wake up and realise all breakfast show DJs are wankers and the country's gone to pot because New Labour are a bunch of low-class liars.I also came to the staggering conclusion that, at 34, I rather l...
When I first heard that Neil Hodgson was off to the States to take on Duhamel, Bostrom and co in the AMA Superbike series I never doubted he had the talent and commitment to succeed.However, one concern I did have was that the machinery available wouldn't give him the same chance...
KAWASAKI'S resident Twit has been at it again, Tweeting pictures of the company's 2011 ZX-10R during test trials.The test team, comprising of WSB racers Tom Sykes and Akira Yanagawa, is currently in Japan putting the new 1000cc sportsbike through its paces at the Autopolis circui...
You probably know someone that has, at one stage in their biking life, owned a Honda CBR600F. First launched in 1987, it has been the bedrock of middleweight Honda sales, but, unlike the VFR or NC models, it never really got cult status. It’s never been ‘a must own’ and yet tens ...
Now in its 90th anniversary year, Moto Guzzi has replaced its premium Norge 1200 with the new Norge GT8V.The similar looks don't mean they are similar bikes though, almost 80% of the bike has been redesigned but as Moto Guzzi Brand Manager Gianluca Di Oto stated at the press laun...
The Stelvio is Moto Guzzi's adventure bike and named after the Stelvio Pass in the Italian Alps, a road that BBC's Top Gear once called the best road in the world.Although clearly aimed at the adventure and GS market, Moto Guzzi know that Stelvio customers may be dreaming of ridi...
Japanese bikes don't come much more Italian than the revamped Hornet 600. Despite the name on its tank, the Hornet was shaped by Honda's European design studio in Italy, and built at the factory in Atessa. Given Italian sales were largely responsible for the original Hornet 600 t...
and improved fuel economy (50mpg is claimed) over its bigger brother. Buell has also remapped the fuel injection to pass impending European Cat II fuel emissions.The CityX utilises the three basic principles of Buell technology; mass centralisation of the major
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