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New Suzuki Katana on the way?

Posted: Thursday 06 September 2018 at 05:50 AM / New bike news

Ahead of Intermot (October 3rd-5th), Suzuki just posted a video on their social media channels which may hint at a new GSX-R1000 based Katana appearing soon. No shots of the bike in the video, sadly, but exciting none-the-less. We’ll be following Intermot with interest and bringing you updates ASAFP. Watch the video below…

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Ducati to unveil updated Scrambler 803 on Monday 10th September

Posted: Wednesday 05 September 2018 at 08:03 AM / New bike news

(Now confirmed)… Ducati is to announce an updated Scrambler 803 on Monday 10th September at 10AM UK time. We’re not sure when we’ll actually see the updated Scramblers in the flesh, but all of our intelligence suggests that it’ll be before EICMA in November, with a potential press-launch taking place later this month. It looks […]

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Triumph announces new Scrambler 1200

Posted: Tuesday 04 September 2018 at 16:18 PM / New bike news

Yes, yes, ok, we’ve all collectively known about Triumph’s Scrambler 1200 for a while having seen the spy-shots posted on various outlets over what feels like the last 6 months or more. But today, the boys (and girls) in Hinkley sent out invites to the press launch, and we’ve gladly accepted the opportunity to test […]

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Kawasaki updates Ninja ZX-10R range for 2019

Posted: Sunday 02 September 2018 at 16:35 PM / New bike news

Kawasaki has just announced an updated Ninja ZX-10R for 2019 at Autopolis in Japan. All three models will feature a refreshed cylinder head designed to allow the 500-bike homologation special RR model to deliver more power via more revs. The change involves throwing out the ‘bucket and shim’ style valve-train in favour of a 20% […]

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2018 Honda CB1000R – First ride review.

Posted: Tuesday 03 April 2018 at 19:24 PM / New bike news

In 2010 I joined the editorial team at SuperBike. I inherited a 2010 Honda Fireblade long term test bike, kindly left behind by a lovely chap that had recently departed the team. When I called Honda to let them know it would be me writing about it for the rest of the year, they made […]

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Another year on year of growth for Ducati sales.

Posted: Friday 12 January 2018 at 12:50 PM / New bike news

Looks like it’s been another bumper year for Ducati. The words below are direct from the press release and contain everything from MotoGP wins to selling 500 Superleggeras before they even went into production. Impressive stuff and signs that the emissions scandal with owners VAG has done nothing to slow progress. Read on. Ducati Motor […]

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2018 KTM 790 DUKE unveiled.

Posted: Tuesday 07 November 2017 at 18:16 PM / New bike news

We love a good KTM here. The new 790 DUKE looks like it’s going to be an absolute beast! Words below are direct from KTM. KTM pulled the covers off its all-new, production ready KTM 790 DUKE at EICMA, Milan, today (November 7, 2017) along with a KTM 790 ADVENTURE R prototype, hinting how the […]

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Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe.

Posted: Tuesday 07 November 2017 at 10:58 AM / New bike news

Along with the supercharged Kawasaki H2 SX, Kawasaki has also unveiled the smooth looking Z900RS Cafe. We love the fact that Kawasaki has chosen not to step too far back into its heritage in order to find the right bike for us. The W800 was a great machine, but was maybe a little too authentic […]

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Kawasaki H2 SX. 200hp Sports Touring is here!

Posted: Tuesday 07 November 2017 at 10:39 AM / New bike news

A couple of years ago Kawasaki launched the bonkers H2 and H2R, which you can read about here It was only a matter of time before the technology began to drip down the line to the rest of the range. Today, Kawasaki has announced that supercharged loveliness has reached the SX. You can read our […]

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2018 Harley Davidson Softail range – Review.

Posted: Sunday 22 October 2017 at 14:44 PM / New bike news

You probably clicked the link thinking that I was about to spend the next ten minutes telling you that Harleys are for men with no plums, but I’m not. Ben Bowers is sat opposite me in a random Catalan restaurant. He talks posh, knows his way round Shoreditch and has the kind of moustache that […]

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