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22 May 2019

1100CC AFRICA TWIN FOR 2020

Honda reacts to encroaching rules and rivals to keep its popular adventure bike relevant

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20 May 2019

Kawasaki on the radar

Big K is joining the list  of manufacturers aiming to including radar-assisted safety devices. We’ve uncovered evidence that Kawasaki plans to fit front and rear radar, with the focus mainly on how to mount and hide the components rather than the underlying tech. As an exis

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08 May 2019

Honda give you wings

We’ve heard of wing mirrors but Honda’s got the idea fitting bikes with mirror wings to cash in on the fast-growing trend for downforce-creating aerodynamics on sportsbikes. A new patent application reveals it’s is out to grab the intellectual property on an idea of usi

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08 May 2019

Yamaha’s turbo twin

Forced induction is gaining popularity as a way to increase performance while meeting tightening emissions rules. Now Yamaha is joining Kawasaki, Suzuki and Honda, who all have turbo or supercharged bike projects underway. Recent patent applications from Yamaha show a boosted

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26 April 2019

Honda on the radar

New patent applications published in Japan show that Honda is working on front-mounted sensors for motorcycles that could be part of a radar-assisted cruise control or auto-braking system to help prevent accidents. This would likely activate an adaptive cruise control, accelerati

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25 April 2019

Indian R means race?

Indian’s recent new application for a stylised ‘R’ trademark appears to hint at a future sportsbike range. The trademark application, notably filed in sportsbike-oriented Europe rather than cruiser-mad America, is simply the letter ‘R’ in a distinctive, modern font. Ind

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09 April 2019

Suzuki’s Moto3 machined framed

Suzuki’s Moto3 race bike project is taking shape. We’ve been keeping a keen eye on developments since exclusively revealing the first details in AMCN last month.

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03 April 2019

1100cc Africa Twin for 2020

Honda reacts to encroaching rules and rivals to keep its popular adventure bike relevant

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14 February 2019

Spied! Aprilia super-twin

Aprilia looks like it’s rushing the lightweight RS660 sport bike concept into production.

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03 January 2019

BMW F850XR spied on test!

Here’s the replacement for BMW’s long-running F 800 GT spotted on test for the first time. We reckon it’s going to be called the F 850 XR.

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02 October 2018

F850GS’s big adventure

We’ve seen spy shots of prototypes in the past, and now we’ve got an image of the 2019 BMW F850GS Adventure that shows it minus any disguise. It reveals that, while it shares the same chassis, engine and swingarm as the F850GS launched late last year, it moves closer to its

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26 September 2018

New naked Ninja

Kawasaki is planning a naked Z400, based on the Ninja 400 platform. It has already confirmed it is developing an entry level Z125 and Ninja 125 for 2019, so the Z400  completes a range of faired Ninja and naked Z Kawasakis in 125cc, 250cc, 400cc, 650cc and 1000cc form next year.