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Yamaha Ténéré 700 Rally Edition set to raid British roads

Yamaha’s bargain Ténéré 700 was always destined to be a smash hit upon its introduction last year, and now a new ‘Rally Edition’ has been launched to give an even more off-road focus to the best selling adventure bike. Yamaha has sold over 8000 examples...

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The history of… the Isle of Man TT races

The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy, or the TT for short, has been going for over a century. It draws in newcomers and welcomes back seasoned road racers every year, despite commonly being referred to as the most dangerous motorsport event in the world. It’s...

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BMW boss: ‘Electric motorcycles are very important for the future’

Ralf Rodepeter is BMW Motorrad’s head of brand and product. We spoke to him about the current challenges facing the global motorcycle market and about the future of electric bikes and scooters   Insidebikes (IB):What is your job title and how long have...

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Top five… iconic motorcycle racetracks

There are multiple factors that makes for an exciting motorcycle race. The racing itself being an obvious one, but what about the circuit? Like football grounds, a special circuit has history and atmosphere, and fans that are incredibly passionate about...

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2020 MotoGP calendar revealed

After months off, affected by the global Covid-19 pandemic, MotoGP has announced a 13 event race calendar starting next month. The series is set to take place at eight European circuits, with back-to-back rounds at five of them and no fans expected to be...

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Iconic Bikes: Vespa

In today’s current climate, scooters are arguably the easiest, safest, cheapest and most convenient mode of powered transport there is, especially around town. You can easily filter through traffic, they’re kind on the wallet thanks to their fuel...

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The power of three

Although most commonly associated with Triumph these days, the history of the three-cylinder engine goes all the way back to 1932 and Moto Guzzi’s 500cc triple. The Tre Cilindri was born out of the need to produce more power and achieve less vibration...

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Cult Classics: BMW C1

Back in the 1920s, an unconventional motorcycle named the Mauser Monotrace was built. It had a wheel at the front and at the rear like a normal motorcycle, but it had doors, car-like seats, a semi-circular steering wheel and stabilisers either side of the...

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Can you earn a living from working on motorbikes?

If you’re keen on working on motorcycles for a living, there are many different jobs out there, but what do they all entail? Here are just a few…   Mechanic Being a mechanic in the motorcycle industry is arguably the biggest job going. They do everything...

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Top of the (superbike) Flops

Among the glamour and skilled racing in the World Superbike championship there have been some stunningly successful racing motorcycles. The Ducati 916 is perhaps the most iconic of all those that have raced in the WSB championship since it first kicked...

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New Ducati Hypermotard 950 RVE is loud and in your face

No one could ever accuse Ducati’s Hypermotard of being subtle but the newly announced Hypermotard 950 RVE is particularly loud with its in your face graffiti graphics. Based on the 2019 Hypermotard 950 Concept shown at last year’s Concorso d’Eleganza...

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Triumph launch all-new model (and it’s not even a motorbike!)

Triumph has gone back to its roots and announced that it will start building bicycles again, almost 90 years after selling off its bicycle division to Raleigh. Like many motorcycle manufacturers, the then Coventry based company started out building...

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