The first every stock liter bike to cross the 200mph barrier in land speed record racing? It’s not a 193bhp BMW S1000RR or 197bhp 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R, it’s a humble 175bhp Honda CBR1000RR, ridden by a girl.
MCN has scooped some early details of the 2012 KTM 690 Duke. The Austrian manufacturer appears to have achieved the impossible, meeting stringent new emissions regulations while also upping power and reducing weight and price. Power is said to increase … Continued
This is the first image of the MV Agusta Brutale 675 — a naked F3 — snapped by Motociclismo.it as the new model undergoes validation testing. What do we see? The same three-exit exhaust, frame, brakes and suspension as its faired … Continued
The idea behind the Triumph Light Jacket has been around in concept form for a few years. Taking advantage of the low power draw, high brightness and compact size of modern LEDs, lights are incorporated into the jacket and vest … Continued
A little over a week ago, Egbert Van Popta became the fastest man on one wheel, in 2011. This 169mph wheelie on a GSX-R1100, performed at Elvington Airfield in England, was enough to win this year’s wheelie competition, but doesn’t … Continued
Browsing the winners of the AMD World Championship of custom bike building at Sturgis, we saw a bunch of the usual raked-out Harleys and non-functional art bikes. Then we came across this…thing. Not only does it use a 450cc Yamaha … Continued
Conceived in Siberia after an unfortunate encounter with a dentist’s ultra-sound machine and 100 days of ‘medicinal purpose’ Vodka, the Ellwood Hybrid is as strange and crazy as its maker, John Ellwood. Essentially a greatest hits of internal combustion, it … Continued