The RSV4 R is benefitting from the same ABS and other refinements that were announced for the Factory at last month’s Intermot show in Cologne. That means one more horsepower and some minor adjustments to the position of the engine … Continued
The color, the look, the exposed components, the shear lunacy of a 180bhp v-twin in a naked bike. The sound. Oh, the sound. This is the KTM 1290 Super Duke R in action.
Get over the fact that the Moto Guzzi California 1400 is a cruiser and there’s actually a lot of neat motorcycle stuff going on here. “Details make the motorcycle,” says its designer, Miguel Galluzzi. The California is the first all-new … Continued
Remember the old F800ST? Of course you don’t. It was something of a VFR rival based around BMW’s 800cc parallel-twin platform that never sold terribly well. Blame mild performance, high price and the wrong (pre-recession) timing. Now that nobody’s got … Continued
After WWII, starting from a blank slate Vespa basically defined the idea of personal transportation in Italy. Going back to their original prototype for inspiration, they now hope this Vespa 946 can do the same thing for the 21st century. … Continued
Take a Dorsoduro 1200, add a big, comfy seat, a 6.3 gallon fuel tank, a big ol’ fairing and a metric tonne of electronic rider aids — semi-active suspension, TC, ABS, cruise control — and you have the Aprilia Caponord … Continued
First there was the Moab concept, then the Baja and, now, the Baja again, this time in what appears to be production ready form. Where the first two on that list were all LEDs and edges bolted to a BMW … Continued