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Tue 20th May '14

World's fastest production bike!

Bike News
Electric bike maker Lightning Motorcycles has unveiled its LS-218 superbike...
Wed 26th Mar '14

D-Air wireless airbag jackets - Ducati and Dainese

Bike News

D-Air jackets that inflate when a rider comes off a Ducati motorbike are not new, but ones that are wirelessly controlled by the bike are a world first...
Fri 24th May '13

Honda shows 2014 dirt bikes

Bike News
Revamped CRF250R and CRF450R revealed

Honda's 2014 off-roaders have made their first appearance with the firm giving its 250cc four-stroke a hefty makeover and tweaking the bigger 450cc machine...
Fri 26th Apr '13

Coloured Carbon: the next big thing?

Bike News
Prodrive-developed material set to appear on supercars. Bikes next? Remember the nineties when carbon fibre became all the rage? Fifteen years ago the trend for carbon (or fake carbon) huggers, end cans, frame protectors and pretty much anything else that could be made of the stuff was unavoidable...
Mon 22nd Apr '13

Ducati gets a new CEO

Bike News
Claudio Domencali takes over from Gabriele Del Torchio

Claudio Domenicali, currently Ducati's general manager and a member of its board of directors, has been named as its new CEO, succeeding Gabriele Del Torchio, who is leaving to head Italy's national airline Alitalia...
Fri 01st Feb '13

BMW sells Husqvarna motorcycles

Bike News
BMW has announced it is selling its Husqvarna motorcycles division to Pierer Industries AG...
Wed 05th Dec '12

Our Government praises bikers!

Bike News
Report states that motorcycles improve the city environment...
An official report from the Australian government has sung the praises of bikers for enriching and improving city living...
Wed 07th Nov '12

Max Biaggi retires

Bike News
Italian great announces his retirement from motorcycle racing   MAX BIAGGI, 41 year-old former world champion, has announced he has retired from motorcycle racing...
Thu 04th Oct '12

Ducati unveil 1199RS13

Bike News
Possibly holding back any truly new models for EICMA, Ducati did present their new 1199RS...
Thu 06th Sep '12

2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 revealed

Bike News
KAWASAKI'S entry-level Ninja is getting a boost as it becomes a Ninja 300 for 2013...
Mon 03rd Sep '12

Kawasaki Z800 leaks

Bike News
Pictures of bored-out, restyled Z750 emerge early   KAWASAKI'S forthcoming Z800 has been widely rumoured and now the pictures have emerged to prove those rumours were right...
Thu 23rd Aug '12

Harley's real new model for 2013

Bike News
Breakdown on the Breakout   The Breakout is Harley's only significantly 'new' model for 2013 and as a CVO machine it's going to be made in limited numbers at a high price...
Fri 10th Aug '12

Will Yamaha revise the R6 for 2013?

Bike News
Rumours and speculation abound...

Will Yamaha finally fold and give us a new R6 next year? Every year the same rumours crop up, and every year they turn to dust as little more than new graphics are applied to a bike that's had no significant alterations since 2008 and can still many parts as well as the styling direction back to the 2006 model...
Thu 26th Jul '12

BMW HP4 - rumour or real?

Bike News
Looks like a higher-spec S1000RR is coming our way!!

It's been rumoured before but now there seems to be some real photographic evidence that BMW is making a higher-spec 'HP4" version of the S1000RR as a 2013 model...
Tue 05th Jun '12

Lit C1 - the enclosed motorcycle

Bike News
Concept becomes reality, but will it ever be accepted by bikers?   American innovators Lit Motors have been punting out computer generated pictures of their self-balancing, electric powered, fully-enclosed two-wheeler for a while now...
Wed 30th May '12

Italian quake halts Ducati production

Bike News
Ducati's HQ in Bologna closes to assess damage Ducati temporarily closed its factory after the earthquakes in the Emilia Romagna region...
Fri 18th May '12

2013 Off-Road KTMs revealed

Bike News
KTM has launched its 2013 range of motocross, enduro and mini bikes making it the first of the big manufacturers to draw in the annual new model specifications shootout...
Wed 16th May '12

New colour for Triumph Daytona 675

Bike News
Triumph has added yellow to the colour palette for their Daytona 675, with matching pin stripes on the wheels...
Wed 16th May '12

Could Audi's e-bike become a Ducati?

Bike News
As electric power increasingly blurs the line where bicycles end and motorcycles begin its a question that's not likely to go away soon, but since Audi is the new owner of Ducati it's latest concept bike is worth a look...
Tue 24th Apr '12

Rossi will bounce back at Ducati

Bike News
Poncharal: "With the pressure and tension, I'm not at all certain that Rossi will leave Ducati...
Fri 20th Apr '12

Audi buys Ducati!

Bike News
Audi has officially confirmed that it has bought Ducati from its previous owners InvestIndustrial...
Wed 11th Apr '12

Honda tweaks popular PCX125

Bike News
Honda's PCX125 isn't just any scooter, it was Europe's largest selling powered two wheeler last year and that makes it well worth talking about...
Tue 27th Mar '12

New: AGV PistaGP helmet

Bike News
Rossi's Project 46 helmet detail   AGV have revolutionised the design method behind helmets, taking it to a new level with the PistaGP...
Mon 26th Mar '12

"The future" 25 years on...

Bike News
It didn't quite work out the way we expected...  

The wonder of the internet means documents that once could only have been found by rooting through reams of hidden paperwork or scrolling endless microfilm rolls are available to anyone who cares to look...
Thu 22nd Mar '12

Ducati Monster 1100 Diesel

Bike News

OK, so we'll come clean; it's not really a diesel-engined Ducati but an extension of the firm's sponsorship tie-in with the Diesel fashion brand to create a limited-edition version of the Monster 1100 Evo...
Tue 20th Mar '12

First Look - Rossi's Desmosedici GP12

Bike News

Ducati have revealed the new Desmosedici GP12 that Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden will campaign in the 2012 MotoGP season...
Mon 19th Mar '12

Forget Rossi replicas - buy Rossi's bike!!

Bike News
DUCATI is selling off an ex-Rossi 2011-spec Desmosedici GP11 and Casey Stoner's 2010 GP10 at RM Auction's Monaco sale in May...
Mon 05th Mar '12

MotoGP News - Rossi: 'I expected to do better'

Bike News
Rossi ends three-day test at Sepang in 10th and a second behind Stoner

DESPITE making small improvements to the Ducati Desmosedici GP12, Valentino Rossi still ended the second test down in tenth and a second behind Casey Stoner...
Mon 05th Mar '12

This is what a Ducati 1199RS looks like...

Bike News
Twice the price of a Desmosedici RR!  

The first Ducati 1199RS models have arrived in the UK...
Thu 01st Mar '12

2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale Review - Video

Bike News, Bike Reviews
A game-changing sports bike from Italy
When a motorcycle company starts with a clean-sheet design, there are so many ways to go wrong...
Thu 01st Mar '12

2012 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Review - Video

Bike News, Bike Reviews
Making the Gixxer thou better than ever There's a reason why national superbike grids around the world are stacked with Suzuki GSX-R1000s...