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2017 Honda CBR1000RR | First Look Review

2017 Honda CBR1000RR

At the Intermot show in Germany last month, Honda unveiled a redesigned version of its flagship sportbike, the CBR1000RR SP. It makes 10 more horsepower, weighs 33 pounds less and has a 14-percent improvement in the power-to-weight ratio. Read our 2017 Honda CBR1000RR SP first look review This week, at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, Honda pulled the covers ...

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2017 Ducati Monster 1200 and 1200 S | First Look Review

2017 Ducati Monster 1200 S

Since the original, iconic M900 was introduced for 1993, Ducati has built Monsters in a wide range of shapes, sizes and power levels. The 2017 Monster lineup includes six models: the all-new, air-cooled 797, the 821 and 821 Stripe, the track-ready, 160-horsepower 1200 R and the updated-for-2017 1200 and 1200 S. Read our 2017 Ducati Monster 797 first look review ...

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2017 BMW R nineT and R nineT Urban G/S | First Look Review

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When BMW released the original R nineT in 2014, it represented a major shift in BMW’s approach, and proved to be a genre-bending—and very popular—bike. It was also revealed that there would be ten variations of the R nineT, and so far we’ve seen four: the Scrambler, Racer, Pure and the original Roadster. Read our Road Test Review of the ...

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2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R and 390 Duke | First Look Review

2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R

KTM’s lineup of naked Duke models have represented the sharp, orange edge of hooliganism since the first Duke 620 appeared in 1994. For 2017, KTM has announced updates to its 390 Duke and fire-breathing 1290 Super Duke R that focus on power, handling and aggressive good looks. 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R The 1290 Super Duke R was already ...

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2017 BMW F 800 R & F 800 GT | First Look Review

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BMW’s F 800 R and F 800 GT have proven popular with smaller riders, and for 2017 both models are receiving updates and new color options. Perhaps the biggest change is the addition of ride-by-wire, which enables riding modes. Rain and Road riding modes will come as standard on both models, while Dynamic ride mode will be equipped as an ...

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2017 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 and Shiver 900 | First Look Review

2017 Aprilia Shiver 900 and Dorsoduro 900

At the Intermot show in Germany last month, Aprilia announced updated versions of its RSV4 sportbike and Tuono V4 1100 streetfighter models for 2017. Now, at the EICMA show in Italy, Aprilia has announced updated versions of its Dorsoduro and Shiver models. Read our 2017 Aprilia RSV4 and Tuono V4 1100 first look review Read our 2016 Aprilia Shiver 750 ...

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2017 Ducati Monster 797 | First Look Review

2017 Ducati Monster 797.

In 1993, Ducati began shipments of a bike that was destined to define the “naked bike” genre: the Monster M900. This simple, air-cooled, trellis-framed, easy-to-ride beast spawned two smaller siblings, the M600 and M750, and these Monsters continue to have a loyal cult following to this day. Fast forward to 2017, and Ducati is introducing the Monster 797, designed to ...

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2017 Yamaha FZ-09 | First Look Review

2017 Yamaha FZ-09 in Candy Red

Yamaha unveiled two new 2017 models at the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) in Orlando, Florida—an update to its popular FZ-09 and an all-new YZF-R6 supersport. See and read about the 2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 Calling its new FZ-09 “version 2.0,” Yamaha gave the affordable, sporty naked bike more aggressive bodywork with dual LED headlights similar to the FZ-10, new radiator ...

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2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 | First Look Review (VIDEO)

2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 in Team Yamaha Blue

After teasing a new supersport model reveal with two “R World” videos, Yamaha’s global unveil of its all-new 2017 YZF-R6 took place at the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) in Orlando, Florida, on October 13, 2016. Watch the video below to see it in action. A chip off the R1 block, the middleweight R6 has new, more aerodynamic bodywork with ...

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