MV AGUSTA has trademarked the name “Rivale” for a new motorcycle model but so far there are few clues as to exactly which bike the tag will be applied to.Translating as “contender” or “competitor”, or simply 'rival', the name's meaning hints
MV AGUSTA has released a sketch of their new Rivale naked, which will debut at the EICMA show in Milan next fortnight. With a Diavel-esque rear-three-quarter stance and a Hypermotard-esque (but thankfully beak-free) front end, it's not so much a
MV AGUSTA boss Giovanni Castiglioni has confirmed the name of the firm's new three-cylinder machine – a road-oriented bike with some adventure leanings along the lines – will be called Rivale. Just as we predicted back in January.Speaking to www
?If, as the Indian press suggests, this is merely an updated R15 then it's unlikely ever to make an appearance in the European market. But should it turn out to be a rival to the CBR250R then there's a much stronger chance a similar bike could be offered over here.
DUCATI General Manager Bernhard Gobmeier has insisted that the troubled Italian outfit is making progress - but cannot compete with the rate of development within rivals Honda and Yamaha.Speaking to MotoGP.com, Gobmeier said: 'The level
levels of performance and handling from a machine that didn't look like it should be able to do it. Rivals have been falling over themselves to mimic the Multistrada double-quick – whether it's Aprilia's Dorsoduro 1200, Honda's Crossrunner or any one of a
THIS may be the new Aprilia 1200 Caponord, or the 1200 Tuareg, depending on which rumour you choose to believe.Spotted and snapped by those well connected hacks at Italian Motorciclismo this test mule suggest that Aprilia are poised to move into the lucrative adventure sports mar...
HONDA HAVE pulled the covers off a new 750cc cruiser aimed at stealing sales away from Harley-Davidson's entry-level 883 Sportster.Powered by a liquid-cooled 745cc V-twin engine, producing 42bhp, the Shadow RS 750 is Honda's latest offering to the custom cruiser market.Taking hea...
MANX ACE David Knight made a stylish return to the US Grand National Cross Country Series by winning round nine, aboard his new privateer Kawasaki. Competing for the first time since parting company with BMW, Knight blasted the field aboard a privately entered Kawasaki, leading t...
AFRO-HAIRED Italian Marco Simoncelli has launched a scathing attack on fellow MotoGP rookies Alvaro Bautista and Hector Barbera, saying 'as people they aren't worth much'. After several heated incidents in the 250cc class between the two Spaniards and the fiery Italian, Simoncell...
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