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BMW presents new R18 cruiser

We all knew that it was coming, and we all knew it was going to be big, but BMW has finally unwrapped its new R18, the German company’s first cruiser since the R1200C shuffled out of the range over 15 years ago. BMW has been teasing and trailing a...

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Top five… 1980s motorcycle tech (that didn’t take off)

The 1980s was a time of rapid developments for motorbikes. While European companies floundered, Japanese brands innovated and so much good stuff that we now take for granted: fairings, four-valve heads, water-cooling and even anti-lock brakes emerged and...

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Will we see motorcycle racing in 2020?

The ongoing coronavirus crisis has seen motorcycle sport across the world suspended, with many fans wondering if we will see any more racing at all in 2020. Race bosses in all the championships are working hard to salvage their respective series, whether...

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Remembering the life of Bud Ekins

Bud Ekins was one America’s pioneering off-road motorcycle racers, a Hollywood stunt rider and classic motorcycle collector. His expertise in off road riding led to him being the stunt double for Steve McQueen in the iconic war film ‘The Great Escape’,...

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Bosch talk future motorcycle technology

Global company Bosch leads the field when it comes to automotive safety systems like ABS and traction control, with new innovations appearing all the time. Insidebikes spoke to Geoff Liersch, President of Bosch’s Two-Wheeler and Powersports business unit,...

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Reviewed: Triumph Tiger 900 GT Pro

Triumph’s Tiger 800 has proved a popular model for the Brit brand since its introduction for 2011. With two versions (a road orientated standard version and dual purpose XC) the lusty triple hit a sweet spot for riders looking for a versatile machine that...

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Bimota set for 2020 comeback with new KB4

Historic Italian boutique manufacturer Bimota looks set for a comeback later this year, as it puts the final touches on its new KB4 ahead of a late 2020 launch. The company has put out some deliberately blurry photos on its Facebook page showing a bike on...

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Are Honda set to revive the CBR600RR?

Honda’s CBR600 has been one of the company’s most successful models over the years, on the race track and in the showrooms, but despite over 30 years of heritage, the model has slipped out of Honda’s European range in recent years. Credible reports from...

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Top five… Indian motorcycle brands

Last month it was announced that Indian company TVS Motors had purchased iconic British motorcycle brand Norton for £16m. While TVS is virtually unheard of in Europe, it is one of a number of enormous Indian motorcycle manufacturers, selling around three...

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A brief history of the legendary Britten V1000

Designing and building a new superbike is a complicated process with lots of challenges along the way, even for a major manufacturer. Even with vast budgets and seemingly endless resources, creating a high performance motorcycle that works straight out of...

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Iconic bikes: BMW HP4 Race

Motorcycles born from the racetrack have been a staple in the sportsbike category since the 1980s and ‘90s. We’ve seen the likes of the Yamaha RD500LC, the Suzuki RG500, and the Honda RC30 offer everyday road riders the chance to feel what it’s like to...

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Five minutes with… Alessandro Valia

The chances are you might not know who Alessandro Valia is but if you’ve seen a Ducati promotional video or ridden any new Ducati in the past few years, you will have experienced his work. Those impossibly fast videos of a Ducati Superleggera V4 lapping...

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