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12

Feb

Triumph Daytona returns with 765 engine

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Triumph have developed an all-new Daytona using the 765 engine first debuted in their Street Triple, an evolution of which will be used in Moto2 from this season onwards. While speculation has been rife that the Moto2 project would pave the way for the return of the Daytona, these pictures are the first proof that Triumph does have a road bike waiting in the wings.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

08

Feb

Triumph Reveal All-New Rocket TFC Factory Custom

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riumph have confirmed that the second model in the new TFC range will be based on a Rocket. With no such model in the current range, as it was killed off two years ago by Euro4 emissions regulations, this also confirms MCN’s recent speculation that a new Triumph Rocket launch is on the horizon.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Thoughts on this new Triumph?

07

Feb

MotoGP: Marquez silences injury doubts by topping Sepang test

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Marc Marquez has silenced doubts about his fitness ahead of the 2019 MotoGP season by topping the first day of pre-season testing action at the Sepang circuit. The Repsol Honda rider has been battling to reach full fitness ahead of the start of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery in December, but showed his fitness with a lunchtime lap time to end the day a quarter of a second ahead of Alex Rins.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

06

Feb

First Look: 2019 KTM 690 SMC R 

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It has been a while since KTM offered a supermoto motorcycle, so we are pleased to see the 2019 KTM 690 SMC R to go along with the all-new KTM 690 Enduro R dual-sport motorcycle. Let’s take a look at what KTM’s supermoto entry has to offer.

Source: ultimatemotorcycling.com

05

Feb

MotoGP: Monster sponsorship gives new look to Yamahas

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The addition of Monster Energy as title sponsor to the 2019 Yamaha M1 has given the bike a radical new look for the season ahead, with black joining the blue as the Monster claw takes over from the old Movistar logo. The bikes were unveiled today by Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales in a ceremony in Indonesian capital Jakarta, just days before they’re set to take to track for the first time at Malaysia’s Sepang circuit for the first pre-season test of the year.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

What is your opinion on the new Yamaha M1? #MotoGP

22

Jan

MotoGP: Lorenzo breaks wrist in training accident

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New signing Jorge Lorenzo will face a difficult start to his Repsol Honda career after breaking a bone in his wrist while training at the weekend. While details remain unclear about exactly what happened the five-time world champion as Honda maintain secrecy, he will undergo surgery today to correct the break only days before Wednesday’s team launch in Madrid.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Oh No! 

18

Jan

Ducati launch 2019 MotoGP campaign

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Ducati will launch their 2019 MotoGP effort this evening in Switzerland, with Andrea Dovizioso and new signing Danilo Petrucci travelling to sponsor Phillip Morris’ research base on the shores of Lake Geneva for the event.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

11

Jan

MV Agusta announce A2-friendly Brutale 800 and F3 675 | MCN

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Find out more about MV Agusta’s A2-licence versions of their naked Brutale 800 and supersport F3 675 models here.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Thoughts?

07

Jan

Dakar 2019: Sam Sunderland: “I’m not going to play it safe!” | MCN

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Britain’s great Dakar hope Sam Sunderland says he’s ready and waiting for the start of the 2019 Dakar Rally which kicks off on 6th January.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Who will win this year’s Dakar? 

04

Jan

Riding with Ian Hutchinson: Miracle man 

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Hutchy’s front wheel rises over the crest, he’s slightly crossed up, but perfectly in control. I spot his right foot tap another gear on his modified Honda Fireblade SP, and he’s gone. Two corners later he pulls over, nods, waits for me to catch up, and promptly hoons off into the distance again.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

What would you do to ride with Ian Hutchinson?