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KTM Releases Details and Pricing on 2020 890 Duke R (with video)

Production specifications and pricing for the 2020 KTM 890 Duke R were released earlier today. All of the details are contained in the press release below, followed by the KTM launch video. The 890 Duke R is no upright, comfy streetbike. The ergonomics are decidedly aggressive – reflecting the sport-focus of the bike. With a […]

Ducati Reveals Production Specs for Streetfighter V4

Ducati has released full production specifications for the Streetfighter V4, as well as the Streetfighter V4 S. These bikes are designed to take naked motorcycle performance to a level never before seen in a production model. To begin with, the amazing 1,103cc V4 engine derived from the Panigale Superbike makes a claimed 208 horsepower and […]

Valentino Rossi’s Secret Room – Dainese Invites Us to Look Inside

It turns out that nine-time World champion Valentino Rossi has been saving memorabilia from his racing career, including his long association with Dainese and AGV. Dainese helped Rossi produce a four-part video series in which Valentino discusses his career and the memorabilia in his private museum. Here is a brief introduction from Dainese, followed by […]

MD Project Bike: Dirck Modifies a 2019 KTM 790 Adventure

I have owned several street bikes over the years, but unloaded all of my personal motorcycles several years ago when I barely had enough time to ride test bikes in the MD garage (sometimes totaling as much as six). Recently, I got the bug to purchase, and modify, a bike and, after much thought, decided […]

Coronavirus Concerns Prompt Rescheduling of COTA MotoGP Round to November

Not unexpectedly, the governing bodies in charge of the MotoGP series have delayed the Austin round from its originally scheduled date of April 5. The race is now scheduled to occur on November 15, 2020. Below is a statement posted on the website of the Circuit of The Americas (also appearing on its Instagram). Note […]

Despite Coronavirus, FIM Determined to Hold at Least 13 MotoGP Races This Year

The opening round at Qatar was cancelled, along with Round 2 in Thailand, and now Round 3 of the MotoGP series in Austin appears in doubt. Nevertheless, published statements by FIM president Jorge Viegas express “total confidence” that at least 13 MotoGP races will be held this year (perhaps spilling into January of next year). […]

Coronavirus Travel Restrictions Force Cancellation of MotoGP Opener at Qatar – Update Concerning Thai GP and Remaining Races

***Updated March 2, 2020*** Yesterday’s article is reprinted below, but we have additional information regarding the scheduled Round 2 in Thailand. Also due to coronavirus concerns, the Thailand GP will be rescheduled to a later date, according to Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of Dorna Sports, who explains the continually evolving concerns with coronavirus in this video. […]

Zero Video Leaks Images/Details on New SR/S Sport Model

With a formal launch scheduled for February 24, we are sure that Zero was not happy that a YouTube video released details and images of its new SR/S sport model a few days ago. Before you get too excited, the new bike is basically the same machine as the SR/F announced roughly a year ago, […]

Sepang MotoGP Test Ends With Quartararo Dominant

As we reported earlier, Fabio Quartararo, in his second MotoGP season, already warrants a full-factory Yamaha M1 despite his presence on the satellite Petronas team this year. The first official MotoGP test of 2020 ended yesterday in Sepang with Quartararo posting the quickest lap time each of the three days. Sepang highlighted just how competitive […]

Ducati Unveils Stunning Superleggera V4

You’ve probably heard of a “halo” product, well, here is one from Ducati. The Superleggera V4. With a price expected to be in the neighborhood of $100,000, this is a street-legal motorcycle with virtually no compromises … in terms of weight, horsepower and componentry. Although the details are in the press release that follows, highlights […]

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