Tag: 2017

KTM’s new MotoGP machine looks incredible

KTM finally revealed their new MotoGP motorcycle in a presentation today. And it’s beautiful. Beauty is such a subjective notion. For every person who says that the classic lines of a Ducati 916 give them the *fizz*, there is another who prefers the angular, flowing muscularity of an old, 1940’s Indian...

CCM reveal their 600cc ‘Spitfire’

Single-cylinder street machine announced ahead of full release later this month. What started out as a small gang of CCM designers and mechanics working behind the scenes in their spare time has now become the new CCM Spitfire – a carbon steel framed, 600cc, Single cylindered beauty. Whilst we...

Meta Review: Honda CBR1000RR 2017 Fireblade

Some of the fastest riders on the planet – and some motorcycling journalists – are in Portimao, Portugal. It’s the world’s first test of the much anticipated Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade, people have been waiting for this bike for years and we’re following their social feeds all weekend so you...

Ducati Desert Sled: The Bike-Exif Review

You don’t need to be a regular reader to know that scramblers are hot. In their haste to plaster ‘scrambler’ on everything with a high mount exhaust and less than slick rubber, the manufacturers have diluted its meaning. The Scrambler Ducati team has been as guilty as the...

LIVE: Yamaha 2017 MotoGP team launch

Coming at you direct from Madrid, via YouTube. When Lorenzo left Yamaha for the challenge of Ducati, all eyes were on the vacant side of the blue garage. Who will partner Rossi? How will they handle the pressure? The first part of that question was answered shortly after with the...