On the road to Canada Harley-Davidson’s XR1200 Sportster will be released in Canada. Deeley Harley-Davidson says the XR will be available in Vivid Black, Mirage Orange Pearl, and Pewter Denim colours at prices from $13,079.00 for Vivid Black to $13,419.00 for the coloured models. The XR1200 is the most sports-oriented Sportster ever made, with the … Continue reading XR1200 coming to Canada!
XR1200 Sportster for U.S.A. U.S. Harley-Davidson dealers have been told to expect the arrival of XR1200 Sportsters by mid-December – a bike that up until now, has been Euro-spec only. The company told dealers that a first run of 750 of the sportier Sportster in an orange pearl colour scheme would be available for pre-order, … Continue reading U.S. gets XR1200 for Xmas
BMW has shown a series of photos of its concept Lo-Rider with a variety of custom applications in place. The Lo-Rider was revealed at the Milan Motorcycle Show and is designed to be customized by the buyer with everything from exhaust pipe variations to seat backs, headlight nacelles, paint schemes, and other custom components. The … Continue reading BMW shows Lo-Rider customs
Konker take it to the streets. Langley, B.C. based imported, Konker Motors is bringing in its first street legal motorcycle to Canada – a new 200cc supermoto. The KSM 200 uses a single-cylinder, air-cooled, 200cc four-stroke motor with a 26 mm Mikuni carb. No word on horsepower but it does come with an electric/kick starter … Continue reading Konker's new 200 supermoto
The Mana X. A Mana X concept bike has been shown by Aprilia. Based loosely on the Mana 850 concept, which uses a CVT transmission, the X model Mana is lower and bears a distinctive flat-track appearance, with 17 inch wheels shod in dirt rubber and a new braced swingarm. The Mana X transmission allows … Continue reading Aprilia Mana X concept
BMW has launched a website and a YouTube video to promote the new S1000RR superbike and the street-going version of the bike. The music’s a bit unweildy, but the motorcycle sounds good when you can hear it. See more at www.s1000rr.com, or visit YouTube.
MP3 Hybrid with a plug Piaggio is getting set to introduce an MP3 Hybrid three-wheeler, based on a 125 cc motor and electric motor combination. The MP3 Hybrid, unveiled at the Milan Motorcycle Show, should achieve a fuel efficiency of about 60 km per litre and will be able to use both powerplants at the … Continue reading Hybrid MP3 announced
A Honda Hornet 600 for 2009 was shown at the Milan motorcycle show this week. Built in Italy, the Hornet is a general purpose middleweight that for ’09 sports new instruments and lights, and a restyled fuel tank. Suspension is adjustable front and rear, and a combined ABS system is available as an option. The … Continue reading Hornet 600 restyled
Chained up and naked: F800R BMW has expanded its F800 line with a naked R model. The F800R is powered by the same 798 cc vertical twin as its stablemates, a new throttle valve system has improved response, and smaller ratios in fourth through sixth gears improve acceleration. The standard single-side swingarm and belt feed … Continue reading A naked F800R
Suzuki’s venerable Bandit has a new look in the 650 size. The GSF650 street bike has been given a facelift, with headlight, mirrors, and instrumentation revised. No other information on changes to this model is available yet.