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19 July 2019

Battle of the Kings returns for 2019

Harley Davidsons Battle of the Kings competition is back for 2019, with the annual Harley-Davidson dealer custom motorcycle build-off showcasing the knowledge, creativity, and expertise of over 115 years of customisation experience. After a very successful ANZ campaign in 2018

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18 July 2019

Husqvarna launches MY20 motocross range in Australia

Husqvarnas Motorcross and mini range feature developments targeted at further improving its cutting-edge motocross line-up.

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15 July 2019

Ducati Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916

Limited-edition specials are part and parcel of Ducati’s approach to motorcycle manufacturing and what better excuse to create just such a bike than the 25th anniversary of the firm’s most famous creation? Ducati’s new Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 might have a tongue-t

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15 July 2019

Yamaha’s cleaner, meaner 2020 YZF-R1

Yamaha has got next year off to an early start by whipping the covers off its heavily-revised 2020 YZF-R1 and R1M barely half-way through 2019.

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21 June 2019

Harley-Davidson developing 338cc twin

Having previously announced its plans to develop a small-displacement bike to boost its presence in the Asian and Indian markets, Harley-Davidson has now revealed details and a computer-generated image of its new parallel twin. The new machine will be built in China by Qianjiang

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17 June 2019

Ducati's Streetfighter V4 prototype breaks cover

Ducati has confirmed the rumour that Carlin Dunne is set to tackle the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on the Streetfighter V4 prototype.Ducati has also confirmed the Streetfight V4 as part of its 2020 model range.

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12 June 2019

Honda Africa Twin 850

A computer-generated image of an 850cc Honda Africa Twin has got fans of the Japanese brand revved up. With popular mid-capacity offerings available from its European rivals, and Yamaha’s highly anticipated Ténéré 700 due later this year, it’s high-time for Big Red to jump

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05 June 2019

How learner bikes are saving our bacon

All new KTM 390 Duke prototype proving low-capacity motorcycles are where it’s at

Manufacture-news
30 May 2019

Yamaha switches on

A swathe of new patents from Yamaha make it abundantly clear the tuning-fork brand is working on ideas for electric models across its entire range. It’s latest patent application focuses on a small but important detail of any electric bike; where to position the charging soc

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29 May 2019

Honda and Mugen create an electric motocrosser

While there has been a big buzz around electric motorycles over the past 18 months, the reality is that it’s early days. Sales figures around the world are booming but they are coming off a very low base. Last year we nominated the motocross section as perhaps the easiest ma

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27 May 2019

The Moto Guzzi V85 TT

The Classic Enduro  has just arrived in Australia! Two colour schemes will be available and pricing is confirmed at $18,890* for the Grigio Atacama single colour scheme and $19,590* for the evocative Giallo Sahara tri-colour version. [caption id="attachment_42857" align="

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27 May 2019

BMW Motorrad Concept R18

Against the backdrop of a bustling mix of the traditional and the modern on show at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este, BMW Motorrad presents the BMW Motorrad Concept R18 Dr. Markus Schramm, head of BMW Motorrad, describes the design as follows: "With this dream bike, BMW Mo