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109 New or Updated Motorcycles for 2017 and 2018

Triumph Street Scrambler

Talk about an embarrassment of riches! More than 100 street motorcycles are all-new or significantly updated for the 2017 or 2018 model years. This bumper crop includes bikes from 16 manufacturers in 8 different countries, and the variety in terms of displacement, style, technology and performance is staggering. Here they are, in alphabetical order. Editor’s Note: Since this story was ...

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10 Coolest Motorcycles for 2017

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber

The 2017 model year will go down as one of the most exciting in motorcycle history. Sneak peeks of 2017 models started in late 2015 and continued steadily throughout 2016, with at least 100 all-new or significantly updated motorcycles announced by 13 different manufacturers—everything from state-of-the-art, high-tech sportbikes to retro-styled bobbers, café racers and scramblers, in all shapes, sizes and ...

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2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Lineup | First Look Review

2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Anniversario

At the EICMA show in Italy, Moto Guzzi announced third-generation updates to its V7 lineup, now called V7 III. The family includes four models, the returning Racer, Special and Stone, and a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the V7 line, the limited-edition Anniversario (only 750 will be built). Read our 2016 Moto Guzzi V7 II Stornello review The V7’s ...

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2016 Moto Guzzi V7 II Stornello – First Ride Review


No, you’re not imagining things. Scrambler-style bikes are everywhere these days. Triumph arguably got there first with its eponymous Scrambler back in 2008, while Ducati’s 803cc Scrambler has been selling like hotcakes over the two years it’s been available. Heck, even BMW’s ginned up a scrambler out of the R nineT platform. And that’s just the OEMs; Bike EXIF is ...

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2017 Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress – First Ride Review

2017 Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Flying Fortress

An endless crackling of unmuffled pipes fills the air, and the bitter stench of abused clutches is unmistakable. If it’s early August in the Black Hills of South Dakota, then this must be Sturgis—and the onslaught of tens of thousands of baggers into this most American of bike rallies. This year, there’s a new player vying for a place in ...

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2017 Moto Guzzi V9 Roamer and V9 Bobber – First Ride Review

Moto Guzzi's new-for-2017 V9 Roamer (left) and V9 Bobber (right) are the first models powered by an 853cc version of the venerable "flying V" longitudinal, 90-degree V-twin. (Photography by the author & Milagro)

Behind the big red gate at its Mandello del Lario factory, which bears the iconic soaring eagle logo, Moto Guzzi is in the midst of a major revival. During its 95th anniversary, the legendary Italian company introduced two neo-retro cruisers at its historic home on the picturesque shores of Lake Como, Italy. Powered by a new 853cc version of Moto ...

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Moto Guzzi Announces New 2016/2017 Models


Moto Guzzi is rolling out several new models for 2016 and 2017. Joining the Stone, Special and Racer models in the V7 II line is the new 2016 V7 II Stornello, a scrambler inspired by the 1967 Stornello Scrambler America. Only 1,000 units of this limited-edition model will be produced, each individually numbered. Powered by an air-cooled, 744cc longitudinal V-twin ...

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2016 Moto Guzzi Eldorado and Audace – First Ride


Moto Guzzi’s California line will expand to four models in 2016 with the addition of the Eldorado and Audace (pronounced ah-dach-eh), which I recently had the chance to spirit around Lake Como and through the hills near Moto Guzzi’s factory in Mandello del Lario in Italy. The first bike resurrects the name of one of Guzzi’s famous California models from ...

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