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Husqvarna 401 concepts confirmed for 2017
Husqvarna has confirmed its two '401' concept bikes will go on sale in 2017. Both the Svartpilen (the black one) and the Vitpilen (the white one) use the frame and engine from KTM's RC390 sports bike, which means 43.5hp. Reinhold Zens, one of the firm's managing directors, said: 'I can tell...
Peugeot Satelis 400i now available in the UK
Peugeot's Satelis 400i maxi-scooter is now available to buy in the UK with a new updated model on the cards for next year. The bike uses the same single-cylinder four-stroke engine from the three-wheeled Metropolis 400i, meaning 37hp and 28ft.lb of torque. It comes with a two-year unlimited...
Revealed: Honda MSX125 Scrambler concepts
Honda has just revealed images of two new scrambler bikes based on the firm's MSX125. The concept bikes are set to be on display at the Tokyo Motor show later this month. The 'green one' looks like a miniature Ducati Scrambler, whilst the 'silver one' has a more cafe racer feel thanks to the...
Road rage bikers: Are we victims or do we have an unreasonable sense of self-entitlement?
As a serial YouTube viewer partial to the occasional road rage clip, it goes without saying that I thoroughly enjoyed the recent Ronnie Pickering video. As did the rest of the world it would seem. However, in all fairness to dear old Ronnie, he's not the first to fly off the handle behind the...
Competition: Meet Valentino Rossi at Valencia GP next month
  Riders for Health and Movistar Yamaha are giving away an opportunity for one prize winner and their friend to meet Valentino Rossi at the Valencia MotoGP round next month. All you have to do to enter is donate a minimum of $10 to Riders for Health. The more you donate, the higher the...
Guy Martin says no to Top Gear role
Guy Martin has revealed in an exclusive interview with Commercial Motor magazine that he will not be a presenter on the new Top Gear show. The famous road racer said that his job as a truck mechanic would always come first, adding that he already finds it challenging to fit in his current TV...
Honda confirms sleek new CBR250
Honda has just released this picture of a concept bike that the firm will preview at this month's Tokyo Motor Show. The concept is speculated to be the Japanese firm's new CBR250, and is likely to use a 250-350cc parallel-twin engine. Honda said in a statement: ''Designed with the key phrase...
Coming soon: Ducati 959 Panigale and Hypermotard 939
Ducati's 2016 line-up looks like it will include a new 959 Panigale and Hypermotard 939, according to US emissions documents. The new models appeared on emission certificates from the California Air Research Board (CARB). According to the certificates, the new 959 Panigale is actually 955cc,...
Be Wiser Kawasaki pulls out of BSB
  The Be Wiser Kawasaki team has withdraw from the remainder of the 2015 BSB season due to a lack of sponsorship. The team will not race at the final two rounds of the season at Silverstone or Brands Hatch, leaving Danny Buchan and Chris Walker without a ride. Alan Greig, Team Principal,...
Suzuki to restore original GSX-R750 at the NEC
Suzuki will be providing one of the attractions at this year's Motorcycle Live, with the restoration of an original GSX-R750F on its stand over the course of the show.   As part of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the iconic range of sportsbikes, which will also see a display of...