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GS Trophy 2012 – 27/11/2012 – Day 3 – Today’s Summary

Day three — time to get serious! Starting from Saint Martin de los Andes as early as 6 a.m., the riders left the asphalt and headed south, venturing off-road deeper and deeper into Patagonia. To this hard 450 km Marathon day under a blazing Argentinian sun a couple of ‘extra’ specials as a deep and [...]

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Video: Porsche GT2 RS v. Ducati 1199 (Part 2)

Earlier this year, Chris Harris from Drive produced a video pitting a Porsche 911 GT2 RS against a Ducati 1199 Panigale in a drag race. The Porsche was slaughtered and had no chance. This time, Chris and motorcyclist Ben Cope from Visordown.com went to a 2 mile runway to see what happens when you let a [...]

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Rizoma PROGUARD SYSTEM – guard for the brake and clutch levers

An exclusive RIZOMA patent, the Proguard System is a guard for the brake and clutch levers. Originally conceived for racing, it is also available in a road version, and mounts to a wide range of makes and models.
This type of guard is a response to the extreme sensitivity of the latest high power braking systems [...]

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Taking a whir on Brammo’s Empulse R electric motorcycle

Written by Bill Roberson
With no engine, no exhaust and no need for gas, Brammo’s Empulse R lacks the visceral staples of traditional motorcycling, but delivers where it counts when you roll on the throttle.
The starting drill for the Empulse R, Brammo’s premiere electric motorcycle, will be familiar to anyone who has ridden a modern “regular” [...]

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MV Agusta Rivale 800 Selected Most Beautiful Bike at 2012 EICMA Show

Written by Dennis Chung
The 2013 MV Agusta Rivale 800 has been voted the most beautiful motorcycle of the 2012 EICMA Show in a poll of over 15,000 visitors to the show in Milan, Italy.
The Rivale captured 35.5% of the votes to win the honor, well ahead of the new Ducati Hypermotard SP which finished [...]

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Brammo Empulse R: It’s Electric!

 Written by Steve Anderson
Switch on the Brammo Empulse R and push what appears to be a start button, and no starter grinds an engine to life, no ignition ignites a volatile mixture and no exhaust barks as it purges burnt gases. Instead, the dashboard blinks ever so silently as the Empulse boots up. Twist the [...]

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BMW GS Trophy: Extreme Off-Road in Sudafrica

BMW GS Trophy: Extreme Off-Road in Sudafrica

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Triple world champ relives Tassie races

TRIPLE world superbike champion Troy Bayliss was the star attraction at the Tasmanian Motorcycle Club’s ride day at Symmons Plains yesterday.
The 43-year-old Ducati rider who retired from professional racing in 2008 after winning his third world title, a British superbike championship and a MotoGP race, showed he could still draw plenty of admirers.
“I came down [...]

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2013 Triumph Daytona 675R

Pictures and text posted by Top Speed
After it was surprised in numerous spy shots during various testings, the new 2013 Triumph Daytona 675 R was finally revealed to the public at the EICMA Motor Show together with the base 675 model. The bike features a new look and fresh color schemes, a tasty red subframe [...]

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BMW Unveils New F800 GT

 BMW has announced a new addition to their F800 range, the middle-weight GT.
An attempt to enhance the German giant’s presence in the ‘sporty touring segment’, the GT will serve as the successor to the popular F800 ST.
First impressions are that BMW have emphasized the ‘touring’ side of their new ‘sports tourer’.  Visually, the GT looks to [...]

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Getting Cold? Get a new Ducati Corse Jacket.

It’s getting to be that time of the year where you going to need to bundle up.  So why not get warm in some style and make your friends jealous!  Just in from Ducati is the all new Ducati Corse Windproof Jacket.  The DC jacket feature one chest and two side pockets that zipper closed [...]

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