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04 August 2016

CF Moto 650MT

Designed to fit in with a completely revamped CF Moto range, largely redesigned by Kiska, the firm responsible for most KTM styling in recent years, the CF Moto 650MT melds the firm’s Kawasaki ER6-alike parallel twin engine with a bike that’s clearly intended to rival that fi

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03 August 2016

GSX-R250 revealed in patents

These pictures represent the first clear look we’ve been able to get at Suzuki’s forthcoming GSX-R250. And on the surface, it looks pretty good. That bodywork has overtones of the new-for-2017 GSX-R1000, which can’t be a bad thing, and the overall style is very much i

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28 July 2016

KTM twin makes progress

New spy pictures show that KTM is making significant progress with the development of its new parallel twin machine. Although the bike’s been spotted before, the latest prototype is the first to give a clear look at the new machine’s styling and design rather than mere

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28 July 2016

Guzzi V7III coming

Moto Guzzi has filed a trademark application for the name and logo ‘V7 III’  - effectively confirming that there’s an updated V7 on the cards for next year. It’s not a surprise. The V7 range – including the Racer, Stone, Special and the new Stornello scrambler – i

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25 July 2016

Honda teases X-ADV all-rounder

When Honda revealed its City Adventure concept at last year’s EICMA show in Milan few people seriously expected it to put the strange scooter-adventure bike into production. But that’s exactly what it’s doing. After the concept’s unveiling, a rash of patents and sp

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20 July 2016

Yamaha patent hints at tweaked MT-07

Is Yamaha about to facelift its hugely successful MT-07? A newly-filed patent suggest the answer is ‘yes’. The patent specifically refers to a type of LED light unit with a tightly focussed beam, which promises improved night time performance but requires multiple units to

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14 July 2016

Honda CBR250RR teaser released

The long-awaited parallel twin Honda CBR250RR is on the verge of an official unveiling and Honda has released a pair of teaser videos to prove it. The first  gives a glimpse of the bike, confirming its “250RR” name and showing that it looks near-identical to the Light We

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12 July 2016

New Kawasaki Ninja 1000 next year

This could be the closest glimpse we’ve yet had at the next-generation Kawasaki Ninja 1000. No, it’s not a real photo but it’s a computer-generated picture derived from patents that appear to relate to the new Ninja. According to the Japanese journalists at Auto-By magaz

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03 July 2016

SPRUNG! Ducati 939 Supersport image leaked

Ducati used its WDW event at Misano to give fans a sneak preview of a secret new model. Just as it did with the Scrambler in 2014, the firm placed the bike in a sealed room and allowed a handful of fans in at a time to see it, with no cameras allowed. And just as in 2014, it too

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30 June 2016

BMW’s six-pot bagger!

Two years after we first spied BMW’s bagger on test, leaked images reveal its final design!

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21 June 2016

Production version of Smart eScooter

It’s been six years since car firm Smart showed a concept version of its planned electric eScooter and despite missing its original aim to reach production by 2014 there’s still a chance the bike will be built. These new patent images show how the production version of the

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21 June 2016

BMW kills hopes for S600RR

BMW has long denied that it intends to make a smaller-capacity sports bike to sit under the S1000RR in the range and now any lingering hopes for such a machine have been extinguished. While BMW has always said it doesn’t intend to make a smaller sports bike, the firm’s act