2017 BMW K1600 B: Image: BMW Motorrad
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BMW’s K1600 B brings class to the American ‘bagger’

Carman's Corner has already carried a feature on the 2017 BMW K1600 six-cylinder tourer - now comes the Bagger for frequent long-distance touring. MUNICH, Germany - A “Concept 101” study released in early 2015 was an impressive new chapter for BMW Motorrad in its history of concept bikes: a luxury interpretation of horizon-to-horizon motorcycling evoking… Continue reading BMW’s K1600 B brings class to the American ‘bagger’

BMW K1600 GT: Image: BMW Motorrad
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Motorrad’s Big Six: Top-end ‘K’ goes upmarket

Top-end BMW - it's the 'Big Six' of motorcycling Ultimate high-performance touring Multiple ride modes; automatic emergency call MUNICH, Germany - Six-cylinder in-line engines have been part of BMW automobile history and brand identity for more than 80 years. Come 2017, that won't have changed... With the launch in 2010 of the K1600 GT and… Continue reading Motorrad’s Big Six: Top-end ‘K’ goes upmarket

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Avon markets bike tyre for on- and off-road

MELKSHAM, England - Avon Tyres has launched a TrekRider motorcycle tyre that, the company says, promises " superb off- and on-road performance". Avon says the TrekRider is its first adventure tyre with a 50/50 split of on- versus off-road performance though really meant for light to medium trails. "The tyres work as well in mud… Continue reading Avon markets bike tyre for on- and off-road

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Motorcycle crash-bags just got simpler with BMW

Riding protection on and off-road Full-body impact-absorbtion Nothing to be fitted to the motorcycle BMW Motorrad launches Airbag Jacket Street Air Dry by Alpinestars. Street Airbag System for improved motorcycling safety. MUNICH, Germany - BMW Motorrad is launching its Street Air by Alpinestars, an advanced motor-cycle crash-bag system that clailms to give comprehensive upper-body protection… Continue reading Motorcycle crash-bags just got simpler with BMW

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First look: New Ducati Supersport for Intermot

Sneak peeks at Ducati 2017 range Euro 4 emissions for Diavel and Monster 821 More features for Ducati 1299 Panigale and Panigale S BORGO PANGALE, Italy - On the eve of Intermot 2016, to be held in Cologne, Germany, from October 5-9, bikemaker Ducati has previewed some of the latest developments for 2017 and confirmed… Continue reading First look: New Ducati Supersport for Intermot

DUCATI MUSEUM: Image: Newspress/Ducati
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90 years on comes a renewed Ducati museum

BORGO PANIGALE, Italy - The Ducati Museum in this suburb of Bologna has been fully renovated to celebrate the bikemaker's 90th anniversary and was opened with Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi in attendance. Ducati's CEO, Claudio Domenicali,  welcomed the premier, as well as the president of the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, Stefano Bonaccini, and Virginio Merola, the… Continue reading 90 years on comes a renewed Ducati museum

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SA biker Binder takes World championship

South African takes World MotoGP title First bike World title for SA in 36 years 'We lost the battle, but won the war!' MADRID, Spain - South African motorcycle racer Brad Binder has taken the World MotoGP Moto3 champion title at the Aragon track in Spain. That, the record books show, makes him the first… Continue reading SA biker Binder takes World championship

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New Honda X-bikes’ build confirmed

Honda motorcycles has confirmed the coming production of its X-ADV machines. The bikemaker describes the bikes as "a new breed of machines that combine adventure appeal with wide-ranging performance and practicality". They will be launched at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, in November 2016. "They're based," Honda says, "on the City Adventure concept displayed… Continue reading New Honda X-bikes’ build confirmed

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Better batteries, more range – the new BMW C Evolution

Scoot that tops speed limit More power, longer range High-tech add-ons available THINNER CABLE, QUICK CHARGE: Updated BMW e-scooters will be on a stand for the 2016 Paris auto show. Image: Newspress/BMW BMW Motorrad FRANKFURT, Germany - BMW Motorrad says it has raised the benchmark in the e-scooter segment to a new level thanks to… Continue reading Better batteries, more range – the new BMW C Evolution

RIDING FOR MS
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Long ride for freedom for SA’s MS patients

4000km endurance ride for MS patients Watch out for the guys countrywide Donate if you can - we tell you how RIDING FOR MS: Ready to roll in Cape Town on August 26 were (from left) the Hyundai H1 panel van support vehicle, Stephan Lourens, Justus Visagie and long-distance rider Johann Nothnagel. Image: Supplied Johann… Continue reading Long ride for freedom for SA’s MS patients