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New Horex VR6 breaks cover
A new version of the Horex VR6 has just been launched at this week’s Frankfurt Motor Show. The revised machine - part of a project that’s been underway for several years and recently under new ownership - now makes 170hp from its six-cylinder engine and 102 ft.lb of torque. There’s Ohlins...
KTM has released pictures and specs of the new 690 Duke
KTM has released pictures and specs of a new 690 Duke for 2016. Although reports suggested a new twin-cylinder version would be coming for 2016, KTM has confirmed the single-cylinder version will live on for at least another year. Photos of the prototype, released by KTM, reveal the new...
Marquez rides the new Honda Africa Twin
Honda's latest video sees the firm's two-time MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez offer his thoughts on the new Africa Twin. The former world champ praised the bike, saying he liked the riding position and enjoyed the bike on big roads. Despite the bike's large appearance, Marquez commended the...
This mansion has its very own race track
A mansion up for sale on the PropertyPal website is currently drawing a fair amount of attention, but not because of its swimming pool or 33 acres of land, but due to the fact it has its very own private race track. The site, which features two four-bedroom houses, a courtyard, gatehouse,...
Volkswagen’s new concept van built specifically for motorcyclists
VW has just released its Multivan PanAmericana concept vehicle, which has been designed to be able to transport a motorcycle inside. The firm says the concept has been built specifically for motorcycle racers who want to transport their bikes to race meets and trackdays. The van features an...
New Ducati Monster 1200R revealed - full specs
Ducati has just launched its most powerful naked bike ever, the Monster 1200R. Making 160hp from its V-twin lump, the new model - which will go on sale early next year in red and black - was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. Compared to the Monster 1200S, the R model has new...
Show-off biker crashes in front of crowd
Ahhhh, who doesn't love watching a show-off fail miserably? Watch as this biker gives it a handful of throttle before locking up the front end and going down in front of a large crowd. No shirt, no gloves, and holding his p**s pot helmet in his hands, we can't say we saw this going any other...
VIDEO: Elephant vs. Motorcycle
Here's proof that trying to sneak past an elephant on a loud motorcycle is an extremely bad idea. The incident happened when an elephant walked out of Gorumara Forest, India, onto a main road and blocking traffic in the process. Two men attempt to ride past but drop the motorcycle as the...
Tom Sykes rides the new H2R and 1974 H2R
Kawasaki's latest video shows Tom Sykes riding the new 326hp Ninja H2R, along with a ride on his 1974 H2R two-stroke race bike. According to Kawasaki, Tom is 'perhaps the only person in the world' to own an example of both bikes. The video posted on Kawasaki's YouTube channel says: 'Watch...
Ducati launch Paul Smart replica Scrambler
Ducati has just revealed a Paul Smart replica based on its Urban Enduro Scrambler. The limited edition replica features a sea green frame, silver paintwork, gold anodised forks and styling upgrades, including a new seat and tail unit. Only 24 models were built by Ducati's Thailand importer,...