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MV Agusta has just snatched the ‘Most Beautiful Bike’ contest at 2021 EICMA, held by Italian media outlet “Motociclismo”.  “Attendees and readers vote on the contestants throughout the four-day show, with organizers tallying the totals,” commented a report from RideApart. “This year, MV Agusta’s special-edition Superveloce Ago took home top prize, leading a pack of …

This past Thursday, nine-times world champion Valentino Rossi celebrated ‘One More Lap’ with the good people of EICMA 2021 and Yamaha.  The Japanese motorcycle manufacturer had Rossi ride on to stage on board a Yamaha M1 (bedecked in a 60th anniversary-livered scheme), after which point Yamaha also uncovered a limited edition GYTR VR46 Yamaha R1 …

Team Green just released at this year’s EICMA that they are on track to show three EV machines for next year. This bid for an electric future is right up the alley with the company’s recently released goals to be fully electric by 2035. It’s also a goal that matches up nicely with the EU’s …

Brembo has been a busy bee these past few months.  On top of acquiring J Juan Brakes via a clean cash payout of €73 Million on November 4th, the brand has also been in the process of buying out tech startup companies in the hunt for new advancements for their own systems.  Now, they’ve got …

Royal Enfield has just dropped their all-new SG650 concept to the masses at EICMA in Milan, Italy – and we’ve had a tip from PowerDrive that the mid-weight bobber will likely go into production soon.  Royal Enfield’s new cool cat is based on the 650cc platform that powers the Interceptor and the Continental GT. To …

The Queen of Supersport Gets A New Software System Ducati has given us an updated track beast to reckon with – and they promise the ride will not only be more accessible and intuitive for all levels but will boast better lap times.  Featuring “the most significant development since its inception,” Ducati’s 2022 Panigale V4 …

Suzuki’s highly popular collector’s favorite has come back swinging for 2022 with improved power and a few new electronic gadgets.  Let’s talk about it.  Based on the GSX-S1000 platform, the 2022 Suzuki Katana now sports Euro5-compliancy, made possible by updates to the exhaust and emissions profile. Those same updates allow the bike to sponge up …

CAKE’s just launched their next big thing at this year’s EICMA – and considering the brand’s partnership with FIM for sustainable track management via their own units, it makes sense that the company would think….bigger.  By bigger, we mean better (seeing as the two don’t always go hand-in-hand); CAKE’s website tells us that the new …

The First Motorcycle in the World to Offer Adaptive Aerodynamics Moto Guzzi’s new babe has just been dropped at EICMA, and it’s the first bike in their lineup to pull an Aprilia with such a long list of electronics. We’re talking a six-axis inertial platform, cornering ABS, semi-active suspension, and quick shifter, on top of …

Whoever said looks didn’t matter were fibbing…especially if they were talking about this one.  Honda welcomes the CBR1000RR-R into the new decade with a Limited Edition 30th Anniversary version of the Fireblade SP – and the 20YM stripe layout is as fresh as the day the original graced the showroom floor. Merged with ‘brushstroke’ style …

Hang on to your Tilly hats; MV Agusta’s just dropped a couple of new adventure-tourers – and one of them is their teeniest bopper yet.  Well, not that teeny…  The ‘bopper’ in question is Agusta’s own Lucky Explorer 5.5 – a punchy adventure-tourer sporting 554cc from its DOHC parallel-Twin engine, inspired by the Italian Cagiva Elefant, …

Honda’s just revealed a concept bike at EICMA – and the Hornet will apparently be making a comeback. Fascinating, to me, since there are technically multiple bikes from Honda that have sported the ‘Hornet’ moniker.  Honda CB Hornet 160R, sold exclusively in India. Honda Hornet 2.0 (184.4 ccs), sold exclusively in India Honda CB250F (Honda …

They’re finally here, folks. After nearly two years of hush-hush, Bimota’s new four-cylinder looker  – the KB4 – has debuted on the floor of this year’s EICMA, accompanied closely by its naked equivalent, the KB4RC.  Featuring the same heart housed in Kawasaki’s Ninja 1000SX, the KB4 and KB4RC “borrow a page from the Harley-Davidson Project …

On November 11th, we covered that Kawasaki had some new babes to debut for this year’s EICMA in Milan, Italy. Now, Team Green has finally revealed the motorcycles to the masses.  Here they are, in all their glory:  2022 Kawasaki Ninja H2® SX SE A Supercharged Mega-Machine for the Adrenaline Junkie Featuring the well-loved supercharged …

Hold on to your cold brews because this is a neat bit of gossip.  Apparently, a third-gen member of the Lamborghini family (Ferruccio Lamborghini) has re-launched a historic motorcycle brand just in time for tomorrow’s EICMA.  The report from EINPresswire tells us that Lamborghini jr. has been racing at a Moto2-level of competency for years …

Since the pandemic, riders and motorcycle enthusiasts worldwide have waited until the return of the world’s largest motorcycle show. To say that this year’s EICMA is going to blow the minds of everybody there is a bit of an understatement – especially given that so many companies have been waiting to drop their latest and …

Early Prototype Spy Shots Confirmed by Agusta, Including Potential to Resurrect Lucky Explorer Logo MV Agusta is dipping their toes back into the adventure bike category – and we’re going to see the fruits of their labor in the form of two new machines, set to debut at this year’s EICMA.  The report from Motorcycle.com …