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New Honda Africa Twin revealed!
Honda has released teaser images of the new CRF1000L Africa Twin and confirmed it will be launched this year. Details are still thin on the ground but the firm has announced the new adventure bike, which will be powered by a 1000cc parallel-twin, will feature the option of a new evolution of...
Loose rear sprocket flies off and embeds in car behind
A motorist was inches away from injury when a loose rear sprocket from a motorcycle flew through the driver's windscreen. The flying sprocket narrowly missed the driver before embedding itself into the car's roof. Pictures of the incident taken by a Californian Fire Department were uploaded to...
£1,000 off KTM's 1050 Adventure when you part-exchange
KTM is slashing £1,000 off the price of the new 1050 Adventure when you trade in your existing bike. KTM dealers will assess the present value of the trade-in bike and set the amount against the price of a 1050 Adventure, an additional £1,000 trade-up bonus will then be added on top of...
Motorcycling back on the up?
Ducati clenches all-time record sales Ducati has achieved an all-time record sales month, confirming the constant growth in the motorcycle industry over the last five years. The Italian marque delivered a total of 7,309 bikes in April, up by 29% compared to April last year. Just under 18,000...
Recall: Triumph Daytona 675R and Speed Triple R
Triumph is recalling the Daytona 675R and Speed Triple R over a faulty Ohlins rear shock which could come apart during use. A statement released by Canada’s transport department said: 'The piston rod nut may have been tightened before the piston had the correct full metal-to-metal...
Dangerous motorcycle helmet warning
Bikers are urged to check their lids after a man was sentenced for selling dangerously unsafe Chinese motorcycle helmets. Moortaza Walji, who runs BargainWorldUK in Peterborough, admitted to 30 charges relating to breaches of product safety. The 55-year-old sold Jiekai JK1000 helmets which are...
Ducati Diavel Titanium arrives in dealers this week
        Ducati's limited edition Diavel Titanium will arrive in UK dealers next week. On sale for £22,995 - £8,600 more than the base model Diavel - the Titanium is limited to 500 units and comes dripping with carbon fibre and titanium parts. It has titanium...
Suzy's Triumph Tiger 800 is here!
The Triumph Tiger 800 that Suzy will use on her tour of the UK has just turned up! It's the new XCx model and Triumph has already kindly fitted it with panniers and a top box with enough space to carry all the make-up that Suzy can throw at it.   Our soon-to-be-aired 'On Tour' videos...
Trials legend rides his bike into a live volcano
Would you ride into a live volcano?   Trials riding legend Julien Dupont's latest video sees him ride his trials bike into a live volcano. Having recent ridden over a roller coaster in Mexico city, into Count Dracula's castle and across the moon - ok, somewhere in Greece that looks...
Guy Martin close to becoming new Top Gear presenter?
BBC reportedly in advanced talks with road racer   Guy Martin could soon be gracing our screens as a new Top Gear presenter. The BBC are said to be in advanced talks with the road racer to join the show after Jeremy Clarkson was given the boot for punching a producer earlier this...