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31

Oct

Happy Halloween!

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30

Oct

MotoGP: Viñales ends Yamaha’s losing streak | MCN

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25 races since their last win – taken by Valentino Rossi at the TT Circuit Assen last season – Yamaha were back on the top step at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix as Maverick Viñales brought an end to their losing streak in imperious style.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

Great news for Yamaha!

29

Oct

Indian Motorcycle Unveils New FTR 1200 Models Before Intermot Show

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Not to be outdone by the Bar and Shield who released a slew of new models last month, Indian Motorcycle pulled the covers off a couple of their own new naked bikes prior to the Intermot International Motorcycle Fair which kicks off tomorrow.

Source: tractionlife.com

28

Oct

Michael Rutter tests new 1290 Super Duke GT around the Isle of Man | MCN

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vTT racer Michael Rutter was one of the first people to sample KTM’s 2019 Super Duke GT when he rode it recently on the Isle of Man for the below KTM promotional video.

The new bike features redesigned aerodynamics, new WP semi-active suspension and a new dash. It boasts the same 1301cc, 173bhp V-twin as KTM’s Super Duke R super-naked.

“It surprised me just how good it was,” said Rutter. “I spent the day with the bike, taking it from the ferry over the Mountain and a did couple of track sessions at Jurby. The level of handling and performance surprised me.”

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

“It surprised me just how good it was,” said Rutter.

26

Oct

The CCM Spitfire – Possibly The World’s Fastest Selling Hand-Built Production Motorcycle

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The CCM Spitfire was developed by an A-Team division within Clews Competition Machines nicknamed the SkunkwerX – a hat-tip to the legendary Skunk Works…

Source: silodrome.com

What are your thoughts on the CCM Spitfire? 

 

We love it!

25

Oct

Triumph unveil 2019 Scrambler 1200 | MCN

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Triumph have unveiled their much-anticipated Triumph Scrambler 1200 model during a launch event at the ExCeL London. Available in XC and XE variants, the bike will use the British brand’s 1200cc parallel-twin engine to deliver almost 89bhp and over 81ftlb of torque.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

What are your thoughts on the new 2019 #Triumph scrambler?

16

Oct

Triumph Glasgow create 135bhp supercharged Triumph Bobber Black 

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Fancy a Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black with the rear wheel power of a Speed Triple and more torque than a Ducati Diavel? Well Triumph Glasgow have created the bike of your dreams and it could be yours right now for £22,995.

Based on Triumph’s 1200cc, 76bhp parallel twin cylinder Bobber Black, this monster features just about every Triumph accessory in the book.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

What are your thoughts on this Triumph Bobber?

15

Oct

WSB: Rea does the double in Argentina | MCN

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Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea has stormed to his fifth consecutive double win in Argentina and his sixth of the season, taking victory in the second race from Barni Racing Ducati’s Xavi Fores.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

09

Oct

MotoGP: Marquez wins last corner duel with Dovi | MCN

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Marc Marquez has taken victory at the inagural Thai Grand Prix, winning a last corner duel with Andrea Dovizioso to take his seventh win of the season and to put one hand on the championship trophy. Yamaha’s strong pace lasted throughout the race too though, with Maverick Vinales taking the final podium spot only 0.3 behind Marquez, despite a last corner lunge from teammamte Valentino Rossi. Cal Crutchlow was top Brit in seventh, while Bradley Smith won the scrap for the final point from Scott Redding.

Source: www.motorcyclenews.com

What a race!

08

Oct

This Vodka-Powered Yamaha Motorcycle Just Set a Speed Record at Bonneville

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Speed freaks are known for bringing some truly off-the-wall machines to the Bonneville Salt Flats in search of glory. But a team from a distillery in Montana recently made waves by showing up and claiming a motorcycle speed record with a 1980 Yamaha XS650 fueled by a different kind of fire water:…

Source: www.thedrive.com

Did someone say, "Vodka powered Yamaha…"