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New Suzuki Katana on the way?

Posted: Thursday 06 September 2018 at 05:50 AM / Slider Home

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 / Slider Home

(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 / Slider Home

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 / Slider Home

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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BMW HP4 Race – Review.

Posted: Friday 11 May 2018 at 13:18 PM / Slider Home

It’s such a subtle addition to the name, you could almost be forgiven for not noticing. Just one small word, slipped onto the end of a Countdown Conundrum of words and letters. BMW S1000RR HP4. RACE. That last bit it is very, very important. In performance terms, the standard S1000RR set an unprecedented bar a […]

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2018 Honda CB1000R – First ride review.

Posted: Tuesday 03 April 2018 at 19:24 PM / Slider Home

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 / Slider Home

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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Living with Honda’s Africa Twin

Posted: Friday 12 January 2018 at 11:28 AM / Slider Home

1358 miles on a DCT Africa Twin. What’s it like and should you buy one? SuperBike didn’t get an invite on the press launch of the Africa Twin in 2016, and I didn’t really mind. Apart from a sweet poster of a Transalp on my bedroom wall when I was 12, I’ve had little to […]

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Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston sign to race the TT with Honda Racing

Posted: Monday 11 December 2017 at 16:35 PM / Slider Home

After a fruitless 2017 road racing campaign, Honda Racing has signed Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston to race for 2018. Below is the full press release. Announcing an all-new rider line-up for its 2018 Road Racing campaign, Honda Motor Europe is delighted to welcome Ian Hutchinson and Lee Johnston to the fold contesting the North […]

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Seeley eyes NW200 prize with EHA racing.

Posted: Thursday 07 December 2017 at 09:31 AM / Slider Home

British championship regulars EHA Racing will return to the International North West 200 in 2018 with winning aspirations, having secured the services of circuit record holder Alastair Seeley – who currently boasts 21 wins around the world-renowned 8.9-mile North Coast triangle.   The Carrickfergus ace, a double British champion, has taken ten wins during his […]

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