New bike news

2019 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory gets Ohlins semi-active suspension

Posted: Saturday 29 September 2018 at 17:55 PM / New bike news

Aprilia’s 175BHP 1100cc Tuono V4 is probably firmly in Superbike’s top 3 bikes ever. It’s a complete psycho of a bike, and it’s unlike most other naked sports bikes because rather than being designed from the ground up to be a road bike (like, say, KTM’s 1290 Super Duke, or Triumph’s 1050 Speed Triple), it […]

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Aprilia’s RSV4 RR gets two new colours for 2019

Posted: Saturday 29 September 2018 at 09:11 AM / New bike news

Ahead of Intermot, the wacky Italians from Noale have released news that the RSV4 RR is to get two new colour schemes for 2019. Both are matte on a black and grey base known as “Rivazza grey” and “Arrabbiata black”. Both have red wheels. Very nice, we thought, as we perused the photos that landed […]

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BMW releases full details of R1250GS

Posted: Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 07:30 AM / New bike news

A day or two after a leaked video told us about the new ShiftCam system in BMW’s new R1250GS, BMW released full details of the new model. Press test rides are currently taking place. The new GS will increase in capacity from 1170cc to 1254cc via a 3mm longer stroke and 1.5mm larger bore, and […]

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Leaked BMW 1250GS video shows new cam system

Posted: Sunday 16 September 2018 at 16:51 PM / New bike news

A video leaked online reveals crucial details about BMW’s upcoming R1250GS, the successor to its world conquering R1200GS. As well as showing the bike itself, the video goes into detail about the new cam system in the cylinder heads. The “Shiftcam” system, according to the video, responds to the position of the throttle. An actuator […]

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Kawasaki reveal 2019 Ninja 125 and Z125 models

Posted: Saturday 15 September 2018 at 19:23 PM / New bike news

Almost a year after announcing these two little beauties at EICMA 2017, Kawasaki have finally revealed them. So say hello to two brand new learner-legal models for 2019. It’s a bit of a “me too” effort, given most other Japanese manufacturers have got rival offerings (not to mention the billions of cheap Chinese copies) but […]

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Ducati announce updated Scrambler Icon for 2019

Posted: Monday 10 September 2018 at 09:08 AM / New bike news

As we reported a few days ago, Ducati have just announced updates to the Scrambler Icon. It’s not entirely clear if the update applies to the entire range of 803c Scramblers or just the Icon (we reckon it’s just the Icon for now), but the changes, as we suspected, are very much tweaks over a […]

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Special Suzuki GSX-R1000R on the way?

Posted: Sunday 09 September 2018 at 10:11 AM / New bike news

Special versions of our favourite superbikes are all the rage at the moment. BMW’s HP4 RACE, Yamaha’s R1M, Kawasaki’s ZX10RR, Honda’s Fireblade SP2 and Ducati’s various Superleggeras… so it’s only right that Suzuki should make a jizztastic Gixxer Thou as well, right? Well it might just be happening. Suzuki Italy teased a photo of a […]

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Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber Sport makes its debut

Posted: Saturday 08 September 2018 at 08:00 AM / New bike news

In what feels like our 19th post about new bike news in the past week, there’s yet another – Moto Guzzi’s V9 Bobber Sport – revealed to the public today at the Guzzi plant in Mandello del Lario. Guzzi say that it’s a “gritty addition” to the V9 range. We’ll have to take their word […]

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Second Triumph Scrambler 1200 video appears

Posted: Friday 07 September 2018 at 16:35 PM / New bike news

Hot on the heels of the last video Triumph released for its impending Scrambler 1200, another has appeared on Looking closely we can see dual shotgun-style exhausts, an angle adjustable dashboard, what appears to be an LED headlight and indicators and perhaps Ohlins forks and Brembo brakes. That’s all we’ve got for now, but […]

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New BMW S1000RR 2019 leaked in design patent application

Posted: Friday 07 September 2018 at 12:49 PM / New bike news

It’s no secret that BMW’s S1000RR is much-loved at Superbike towers, and for much the same reason the rest of the two wheeled world and his dog love it. Since it arrived 10 years ago, it’s built a reputation as the easiest superbike to jump on and immediately ride fast with seemingly no time needed […]

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