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New Bonneville Bobber Gets 1200 cc Engine from T120 (with video)

Triumph has been as aggressive as any marque with the exploitation of its heritage models. The Bonneville Bobber just announced by the British firm is the latest evidence. With a 1200 cc twin derived from the T120, power and torque are pushed lower in the rev range to give the bike good stomp from just […]


KTM Stunt Rider Rok Bagoros Excites Palestine (with video)

MD saw this in our Inbox this morning. Another reminder that motorcycles speak a universal language. Both the story and the video below are inspiring. Have a look. Here is the press release, followed by the video: Rok Bagoros is the first motorsport athlete in the world to perform his tricks in Palestine, the first […]


Nicky Hayden Back on a Factory Repsol Honda This Weekend at Phillip Island

Certainly not the way he wished to return to the seat of a Repsol Honda MotoGP bike, but Nicky Hayden will take it. As a result of Dani Pedrosa’s broken collarbone sustained during practice for the Motegi round, Hayden will line up as the teammate of newly crowned MotoGP champ Marc Marquez beginning Friday in […]


FGR Midalu 2500 V6: Something Special for the Uber-Rich (with videos)

In development for several years, the FGR Midalu 2500 V6 is finally ready for your order placement. Priced at $120,000 Euros (approximately $132,000), the Czech manufacturer FGR can even customize frame geometry for you. The heart of the bike is the amazing 90° V-6 displacing 2,442 cc, and producing a claimed 200 horsepower (and some unknown, […]


Motegi MotoGP Race Results

Honda’s Marc Marquez won his third MotoGP championship earlier today with a victory at Motegi. Marquez clinched the title with three races remaining thanks, in part, to crashes by both of his closest rivals, Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo. Marquez becomes the youngest rider in the history of the sport to earn five World […]


Jerez WSB Results (Both Race 1 and Race 2)

Ducati’s Chaz Davies continued his impressive streak with another double win at Jerez this weekend (four race wins in a row, now). Behind Davies, the Kawasaki duo of Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes swapped podium positions in each of the two races. Rea leaves Jerez needing only two points to clinch the title at the […]


Motegi MotoGP Qualifying Results

Valentino Rossi (Yamaha) took pole position during qualifying for tomorrow’s Motegi MotoGP race. This is an important race for all of the Japanese factories, and the track is owned by Honda Motor Company. Three Japanese bikes will start on the front row tomorrow. Qualifying second was Honda’s Marc Marquez with Rossi’s teammate Jorge Lorenzo third. […]


Yamaha Updates FZ-09 for 2017

The love-it-or-hate-it face of the FZ-10 finds its way to the FZ-09 for 2017. Several other changes include, most notably, a new, fully adjustable fork, adjustable traction control (two positions, plus off) and standard ABS brakes. Here is how Yamaha describes all of the changes to the 2017 FZ-09: Radical New Styling From the new […]


2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 Debuts in Florida

Rather than Intermot a week ago, Yamaha chose the U.S. industry show in Florida, AIMExpo, as the venue for the unveiling of the redesigned 2017 YZF-R6. Although much is new, much stays the same. The engine is essentially a carryover from the prior model, but there is a big boost in electronic rider aids. Suspension and […]


BMW Motorcycle Concept Looks Far Ahead (with video)

You may remember that famous quote from auto pioneer Henry Ford: “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” With its VISION NEXT 100, BMW tries to look beyond what consumers might expect from a motorcycle as it speculates about future design and technology following its celebration of the […]


BMW Announces K 1600 B: Grand American Touring From Germany

Following the Concept 101, BMW today has introduced a production bagger based on the K 1600 Tourer. The new K 1600 B has the familiar in-line six-cylinder engine with 160 hp, but adopts styling and features to fit into the bagger category popular with many cruiser enthusiasts who enjoy comfortable touring. We do not have […]


MV Agusta F3 RC Limited Editions Announced

With race replica graphics as a tribute to World Supersport victories of Jules Cluzel and Lorenzo Zanetti, the new limited edition MV Agusta F3 RC, available in either 675 cc or 800 cc, is another breathtakingly beautiful rendition from the Italian manufacturer. The details are in the press release below, but of note are the impressive claimed […]


2016 Honda Africa Twin: MD Ride Review (with video)

At the press launch, we spent much of our time aboard Honda’s new Africa Twin in the dirt, and came away very impressed … concluding that it might very well be the best dual purpose off-road machine displacing 1,000 cc or more. We did not, however, ride the bike on the street very much, so […]

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