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KTM Duke 350

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 | 12:31 AM

After Duke 200, KTM is now rumored to be producing Duke 350 in India. After that will be produced also Duke 690, RC8, and Superduke.

But unfortunately, not explained what the price of the KTM Duke 350 later when it was manufactured in India. But clearly, Duke 350 will likely borrow the same machine with Freeride 350 that is able to produces power up to 30 bhp.
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Benelli Due 750 Expected to Launch in 2012

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Sunday, December 25, 2011 | 5:26 PM

After failing in 2007 and 2010, Benelli Due 750 is expected to be launched in 2012 to come.

Benelli Due 750 will be manufactured in Italy with a prime marketing in China continued to European countries and several other countries.

Benelli Due 750 will use 756 cc two cylinders engine with features radial- brake and adjustable suspension front and rear.
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Honda Wave 110i 2012

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Saturday, December 24, 2011 | 6:15 AM

Honda Wave 110i 2012 is present in Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori (EICMA), Milan, 2011.

Honda Wave 110i 2012 is equipped SOHC injection engine with a capacity of 110 cc that can generate power 6.28 kw at 7500 rpm and torque of 8.65 Nm at 5,500 rpm. Fuel is 56.7 km / liter with tank capacity of 3.7 liters.
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Horex VR6 Roadster 2013

Horex VR6 Roadster 2013 has entered its final phase and will be introduced to the market in spring 2012.

Horex VR6 Roadster VR 2013 is equipped with 6-cylinder engine capacity of 1218 cc that can throws power 161 hp with a torque of 100 lbs.ft.

Horex VR6 Roadster 2013 also uses a chain drive, which previously used the belt drive.

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BMW F 800 R 2012

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Thursday, December 22, 2011 | 7:37 AM

BMW F 800 R 2012 offers agility, sporty performance, handling, and economical fuel consumption.

BMW F 800 R 2012 have not changed the engine, only revised its look. Engine 800 cc 2-cylinder F 800 R 2012 is still releasing power 87 hp at 8000 rpm and torque of 86 Nm at 6000 rpm.

Available in 3 color choices: Alpine White / Black, Magma Red / White Aluminium Metallic, and Mineral White. BMW F 800 R 2012 released at a price of 8400 euros.
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X132 Hellcat 2012

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Sunday, December 11, 2011 | 9:54 PM

For those of you who like big motorcycles, X132 Hellcat 2012 from Confederate Motorcycles could be an option.

X132 Hellcat 2012 has 2163cc V-Twin engine 132 hp powered with 5-speed transmission. Wheels from carbon fiber with size of the front 3.5 "x 17" and rear 6 "x 17". Both wheels wrapped in Pirelli Supercorsa SP 120/70 ZR at front and Pirelli SP Supercorsa 190/55 ZR at rear.

Front suspension wears Custom Marzocchi RAC 50mm Fork. While rear wears Custom Race Tech Coil-Over-Shock.

X132 Hellcat taken from the name of legendary fighter in World War II, F6F Hellcat. The price is set at U.S. $ 45,000 until February 2012.

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Yamaha Tmax 2012

Yamaha Tmax 2012 came up with some design changes. With frames made of aluminum aiming to get a better handling.

Maneuverability and stability is enhanced with a new drive belt and the use of new aluminum swingarm so becoming lighter weight, only 200 kg.

Yamaha Tmax 2012 using a liquid-cooled engine with a capacity of 530 cc and the improvement of torque for faster acceleration.

Equipped 15 inch wheels with ABS brakes. Dashboard gets a new twist.

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All New Honda Crosstourer

All New Honda Crosstourer comes with bringing modern design. All New Honda Crosstourer carrying 16-valve V4 1237 cc engine and capable of issuing power 95kW and 126Nm of torque.

All New Honda Crosstourer use the chassis for various road conditions, LED indicators, Dual Clutch Transmission, and Combined ABS. With a 6-speed transmission Crosstourer ready to spoil the adventurer to wherever want to explore.
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Suzuki Nex 110

Suzuki reportedly will launch newest scooter motorcycle, Suzuki Nex, on December 15, 2011.

At the front, it appears large headlamp placed in the middle of the wing. While the turn signal is placed separately on the side a bit upward of the headlamp. Both of these ornaments seem in harmony and sporty with the handlebar design, fender and wing design.

Suzuki Nex will use 14-inch wheels with a rim-wheel casting. While its body adorned with lines sporty design up to the stern.

Suzuki Nex will bring 110 cc engines with LEP technology. Power 9.3 hp, while torque 8.7 Nm.

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Aprilia SRV 850, The World's Fastest Scooter

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Thursday, December 8, 2011 | 6:07 PM

Aprilia releases the latest scooter that is claimed as the world's fastest scooter, Aprilia SRV 850.

Aprilia SRV 850 is a combination of power, acceleration, braking, carrying capacity, weather protection, comfort, safety and easy to use.

Aprilia SRV 850 is the redesign result from Gilera GP 800. With the V-Twin engine that is packaged in the form of scooters. Aprilia SRV 850 keeps using the chain and gears.

Aprilia SRV 850 has 76 hp power and 76.5 Nm of torque, the supply of fuel injection model, electronic ignition, four valves per cylinder and lightweight frame trellis model.

Aprilia SRV 850 is 5 kg lighter compared to the Gilera GP 800. Swing arm made from aluminum. Lightweight aluminum rim diameter of 16 inches with size 120/70 tires in front and 15 inches rim with tires dimensions of 160/60 at the rear.

For braking, the Aprilia SRV 850 uses Brembo Gold double piston, two 300 mm diameter discs at the front, and 280 mm diameter discs with ABS technology at the rear.

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MV Agusta Brutale 675 2012

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 | 6:27 PM

MV Augusta officially introduced MV Agusta Brutale 675 2012. MV Agusta Brutale 675 2012 is equipped with 675 cc engine and powered 113 HP.

MV Agusta Brutale 675 2012 has a weight of 162.4 kg and is equipped with ride -by-wire system that can be programmed with four mapping modes. Traction control four modes are also available in one package.

MV Agusta Brutale 675 2012 sold in Europe at a price of 8990 Euros.

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MV Agusta F3 675 2012

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Friday, November 25, 2011 | 4:33 PM

MV Agusta F3 675 2012 finally produced starting in November 2011. With a body that seems solid and muscular. Its mid-muffler also unique with three holes end.

MV Agusta F3 675 2012 carrying the 3-cylinder engine capacity of 675 cc. This engine capable of producing power 126 hp with weights 173 kg. Wheel and rear swing arm be colored gold. Seat is designed for one person.

MV Agusta F3 675 2012 also have been equipped with traction control, ride-by-wire, and counter-rotating crankshaft that is useful for reducing the vibration on the engine. Frame using steel combined with aluminum panels. To suspension using Marzocchi Forks and Sachs shock.

The price is US $ 16,480 and became available in European showrooms in January 2012.

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Suzuki GW 250 2012

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Thursday, November 24, 2011 | 7:59 AM

Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) ensures Suzuki GW 250 2012 or Suzuki Inazuma 2012 as a global product.

After present at The China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition 2011, last week Suzuki GW 250 2012 present at The Live Motorcycle 2011 in Birmingham, England. However not use the name of GW 250, but became Inazuma 250. In late November 2011, Suzuki GW 250 2012 will be present at The Tokyo Motor Show 2011.

There was no difference in specs, just different names for some countries.

248 cc 2-cylinders injection engine capable of producing 24 hp at 8500 rpm and torque of 23.8 Nm at 6500 rpm. Its dimensions are 2.145 x 1.075 x 760 mm and weighs 182 kg.

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Kawasaki W800 Special Edition

Kawasaki W800 Special Edition is offered for those who like classic and exclusive motorcycles. Kawasaki W800 Special Edition only exists in black glossy.

The black color is mated with a gold color on the wheels and special edition logo on the gas tank.

Kawasaki W800 SE is still holding 773 cc engine, 8-valve, digital fuel injection, and SOHC with 5-speed transmission. Power and torque reached 48 hp at 6500 rpm and 60 Nm at 2600 rpm.

Kawasaki W800 SE prices in the UK for £ 6999.

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Suzuki GSX-R1000 2012

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Saturday, November 19, 2011 | 10:59 PM

Suzuki GSX-R1000 2012 certainly comes with various improvements. There are three new main things. The first is a machine, then the wiring harness and lastly there is the weight reduction. Suzuki claimed the total weight of this 2012 GSX-R1000 up to 2 kilograms lighter.

In the engine, Suzuki uses piston from MotoGP technology. The piston is 11 percent lighter than the old piston. Cam followers are used also 2.5 grams lighter with a smaller overlap.

To be more forceful, Suzuki is also increasing the compression from 12,8 : 1 to 12,9 : 1. Muffler is also made from thin stainless thus making it lighter.

The front suspension fixed uses Showa Big piston but now gives a chance 7 mm shorter. Stroke is also reduced to 5 mm.

Braking system is supported by Brembo monoblock calipers which lighter too.
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Honda NC700S

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | 4:11 AM

Honda introduced the newest naked bike, Honda NC700S at the event in Milan EICMA Motor Show 2011.

The new engine embedded in this motorcycle with two cylinders 670 cc. Honda claims this engine can deliver good torque at low to medium RPM.

Braking system used on Honda NC700S is the ABS system. Further transmission with double clutch can be converted to automatic, and also has a driving mode of Drive (D) and Sport (S) in accordance with the wishes of riders.

Colors offered for Honda NC700S varied enough such as Seal Silver Metallic, Pearl Sunbeam White, and Graphite Black.
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Kawasaki Versys 1000

Kawasaki produces a new motorcycle, Kawasaki Versys 1000. This is the motorcycle for the adventurers.

However, although this bike is intended for the adventurous, Kawasaki still consider the convenience to the rider.

With inline-four engine of 1043 cc liquid-cooled plucked from Z1000. However, Versys 1000 breath claimed to be longer than Z1000.

The power of this machine reaches 86.8 kW at 9,000 rpm with 102 Nm at 7700 rpm. Kawasaki Versys 1000 has two modes of driving, ie, full power and low power.

This bike uses brakes with 4 piston calipers on 300 mm disc and single piston on 250 mm disc mounted on 6 bolt rim sized 17 inches.

Kawasaki Versys 1000 is available in white and gray.

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Honda Crosstourer

Honda issued a new motorcycle for the lovers of touring, Honda Crosstourer. With the big V4 engine capacity of 1237 cc; this bike combines sport style with adventure touring features.

Honda offers Crosstourer with a dynamic combination of off-road styling, driving position, the power of V4 engine, and dual clutch transmission.

Dual clutch transmission has three driving modes namely manual gear shifting, D-mode, and S-mode.

The feature is equipped with Traction Control System, and Combined Anti-lock Braking System makes Honda Crosstourer ready to take a variety of weather.

The frame using aluminum frames, the Pro-Link suspension, and 43 mm upside-down forks.

Honda Crosstourer available in 4 colors namely, Digital Silver Metallic, Pearl Sunbeam White, Pearl Cosmic Black, and Candy Prominence Red.

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KTM Introduced Duke 690 at EICMA 2011

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Saturday, November 12, 2011 | 7:41 PM

KTM, the Austrian motorcycle manufacturer, planned to introduce the Duke 690 in the EICMA Show in Milan, Italy, mid-November.

Duke 690 claimed to have power of 70 Hp even if equipped with single cylinder engine.

Another feature are Anti-Brake Lock System, gas ride by wire, and a lighter weight but still strong. While the design is similar to the Duke 125 or 350 which already exist on the market.

Currently no further information about its specifications. Duke 690 is planned to be marketed in the United States in 2013.

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Honda RC-E, Electrical Sport Bike

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Thursday, November 10, 2011 | 8:02 AM

Honda RC-E, an electric-powered motorcycle from Honda is scheduled to be featured in Tokyo Motor Show exhibition on December 3 to 11, 2011.

Basically, Honda RC-E is still a concept. The size and shape nearly equal to 250 cc sport bikes in general. But conventional engine have been replaced with the electrical motor.

Unfortunately, Honda did not explain further how the actual specification of this bike. We just wait at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show exhibition.
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Yamaha XTW250 Ryoku

Through its official website, Yamaha plans to launch SUV motorcycle, XTW250 Ryoku. Why is so called because Yamaha claims this bike has high toughness and utility work.

Design key of this bike is “unrestricted, anytime, anywhere”. So Yamaha XTW250 Ryoku can be used anywhere without any restriction.

Its features are also quite unique, like a trunk with a low center of gravity, the gas tank is low, large tires, chassis protector, and LED lights that can be moved.

Yamaha XTW250 Ryoku suitable for those who like challenges and outdoor adventure.

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Honda Integra

Honda reported will launch new motorcycle, Integra. As reported by the official website of Honda, Integra is the first model that carries the latest engine 670 cc in-line 2-cylinder that delivers high torque both at low and medium RPM.

This machine can deliver power up to 38.1 kW at 6250 RPMs and torque of 60 Nm at 4750 RPM. But about the fuel consumption, Honda claims Integra is the most economical in its class. From testing, this bike has a fuel consumption of 27.9 km per liter.

The transmission is quite unique because the application of dual-clutch transmission. Can switch between manual or automatic just by pressing the switch button on the handlebars.

Integra specifications
Engine: Liquid-cooled 670cc (73mm x 80mm) four-stroke 8-valve, SOHC parallel-twin. PGM-FI electronic fuel injection. Six-speed transmission. Chain final drive
Power / torque: 38.1 kw/60 Nm
Tank capacity: 14.1 liters
Fuel consumption: 27.9 km per liter
Chassis: Diamond; steel pipe frame. 41mm telescopic front forks, 120mm travel. Single rear shock, 120mm travel
Wheelbase: 1525mm
Rake / trail: 27/110mm
Seat Height: 790mm
Curbs Weight: 238kg (F: 49.8%; R: 50.2%)
Tire size: Front 120/70-ZR17M/C (58W). Rear 160/60-ZR17M/C (69W)
Brakes: 320mm single wavy front discs with 3-piston caliper. 240mm wavy rear disc with single-piston caliper. ABS / CBS as standard

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BMW C600 Sport and BMW C650 GT

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 | 7:19 AM

BMW finally really unveiled BMW C600 Sport and BMW C650 GT after a while ago only a concept.

BMW C 600 Sport will provide a different sensation for those who enjoyed the sportsmanship, while BMW 650C GT presents comfortable for those who more like touring.

Both motorcycles are equipped with 2-cylinder inline engine with capacity of 647 cc which has an output of 60 hp at 7500 rpm with torque of 66 Nm available at 6,000 rpm.
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Triumph Tiger 1050

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Monday, October 3, 2011 | 7:16 AM

British motorcycle manufacturer, Triumph, has done an update on the sector of suspension, graphics and 'riding position' for the new touring series, Tiger 1050.

As reported Visordown, Wednesday, September 28, 2011, Tiger 1050 has update features on the front and rear suspensions that can provide a better level of stability. Placement of handlebar made lower 20 mm from the current version.

On the rim, sprocket and brake calipers, all painted black, except in the 'heel guard' and silencers, coated with aluminum. Standard version of the Tiger in 1050 consisted of only one color that is Phantom Black, while the limited edition offers three colors choices i.e. Diablo Red, Crystal White and two-tone combinations Matt Black / Matt Graphite.

Highest specification offered on Tiger 1050SE series which have included the ABS braking system and handguard. Tiger 1050 and Tiger 1050SE priced at £ 9099 for the Tiger 1050. And £ 9999 for Tiger 1050SE. Consumers also get a three-year warranty without any restrictions on travel time.

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Ducati 1199 Panigale

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Thursday, September 22, 2011 | 7:09 PM

Ducati again make a breakthrough. Ducati announced it will issue a new generation superbike that they named Ducati 1199 Panigale. This motor scheduled to appear to the world public in November.

According to the plan, Ducati will be officially introduced Ducati 1199 Panigale at the event of EICMA International Motorcycle Show which will take place in Milan on November 10 to 13 next.

Ducati say that the Ducati 1199 Panigale a new generation superbike that has experienced much improvement with a more excellent performance, a fresh design and latest technology. Testing phase has been recorded and published by Ducati.

The word “Panigale” on the last name of Ducati 1199 signaled the evolution of this bike but still rooted in the tradition of the Ducati which has headquarters in Borgo Panigale Bologna, a region in Italy known as the “Motor Valley”.

Ducati 1199 Panigale will proven its ability in the FIM Superstock Championship race in 2012 and debuted to compete in World Superbike in 2013.

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Vespa Will Return in March 2012

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 | 8:31 PM

After a decade disappearing from the automotive world, the Vespa back now and will be launched in March 2012. Piaggio, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer that is believed issuing new generation of Vespa, i.e. Vespa 125cc.

As reported by Motorbeam, Vespa 125 is the first product to be issued in 2012. Later this bike will be available for consumers, especially for Vespa lovers around the world.

In these matters, Piaggio has set aside more to produce and market this bike all over the World. And Piaggio targets of 150,000 units to be produced until mid-2013.

But on the engine, Piaggio still can not inform because the motor is still in the process of refinement and will begin production in late 2011, and confirmed in March 2012 Vespa 125cc will soon be paved first in India.

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Technical Details of Husqvarna Nuda 900 R

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Monday, September 12, 2011 | 8:26 PM

Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Husqvarna, released technical details of the specification variants Nuda 900R. This is the first time for Husqvarna reveal the
motorcycle specifications.

Engine still uses BMW F800 parallel twin. Just upgraded the engine capacity from 798cc to 898cc with a bore-up larger in size 84mm and 81mm.

Stroke is also greater 5.4mm than BMW motorcycle. The compression ratio has been raised with a modified piston, camshaft and conrods along with crankshaft that redesigned.

F800 change due to changes in the crankshaft balanced with angle shift of 315 degrees from zero. According to Husqvarna these changes provide more aggressive power and a significant increase in power that is 105 horsepower and torque of 73.8 FTI.

But the increase in motor power is not adjusted to the fuel tank capacity. Nuda 900 only holds 13 liters and Husqvarna claim Nuda 900 able to travel as far as 160 miles with a full tank.

Husqvarna also showed some accessories changes with the BMW Vario panniers modification and windshield higher along with more subtle layers of upholstery. Nuda 900 will begin to be released to the public in 2012.

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Kawasaki ZZR1400 Will Gliding in October

Kawasaki latest generation, ZZR1400, will soon be paved. As reported Visordown, ZZR 1400 planned to attend on October 10.

Motor sport that has increased capacity from 1352 cc to 1450 cc has been equipped with a supercharged. ZZR front snout has similarities to the ZX-10R.

ZZR1400 has the posture is quite plump, but with the ability of a ferocious engine, this motor can move swiftly. ZZR1400 power could reach 200 hp.

There has been no official information about the name used for each area of marketing. But certainly, for the U.S. market ZZR 1400 will use the name of Kawasaki ZX-14.

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BMW Newer Scooter Caught The Camera

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Sunday, September 11, 2011 | 8:02 PM

Some time ago, BMW released the electric scooter, E-Scooter. Now, E-Scooter caught on camera was tested on the streets.

On the bike has not seen the logo of BMW, but the rider using BMW jacket.

As reported by topspeed, although the concept of an electric motor, but the bike sounds more like a regular gasoline-powered scooters voice.

Therefore, the scooter is still wrapped in white and a black sticker is believed to be another production version of BMW motorcycles, the BMW Concept C that was introduced in Milan in 2010.

BMW Concept C is known to have a capacity of 650 cc engine and has 2 versions. But do not expect their products are going to have blue tires and laser as well as on the concept. BMW will certainly choose a more practical on a bike.

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15 Harley-Davidson 2012 New Edition

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 | 11:02 PM

Harley-Davidson introduced 15 new models in 2012 which will be marketed in the United States and Europe. All models derived from the type of Touring, Trike (specifically for the North American market) and Sportster.

Some models soon be marketed as soon as possible in the summer of this year. The rest soon be announced on July 20, 2011 in Anaheim, California.

Six HD Sporster 2012 consisted of various variants. Start which with lowest prices, Dark Custom with black steel chassis "Iron 883" until which good for racing, XR1200X.

It all offering the sensation with American V-Twin engine. For the Sportster, all variants using Michelin Scorcher tires. Harley offers 7 new color options, including the black side body with denim black, glossy black or match the color of the main body. Variant consists of SuperLow, Iron 883, Sportster 1200 Custom, Nightster, Forty-Eight and XR1200X.

Eight Touring HD use Twin Cam machines 103 is equipped with Automatic Compression Release and integrated oil cooling system.

The ability of the engine, 138.3 Nm torque obtained at 3500 rpm rotation. Using 6-speed transmission with Cruise Drive System. Then front shock absorbers 41.3 mm and rear with air regulator.

This model is offered in 12 colors, 6 of them new, that is: Road King, Road King Classic, Electra Glide Classic, Ultra Classic Electra Glide, Electra Glide Ultra Limited, Street Glide, Road Glide Custom, and Road Glide Ultra.

The third model is a Trike (Tricycle) and marketed only in North America. Advantages, there is entertainment system in the form of audio system from Harman Kardon Advaced Audio System, plus four powerful 80 watt speakers.

Another advanced feature is the cruise control and turning back with pure electric power. There are only three colors are offered: Vivid Black, Big Blue Pearl, and Ember Red Sunglo / Merlot Sunglo.

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Ducati Diavel from Rizoma

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Sunday, August 7, 2011 | 8:03 PM

Italian motorcycle manufacturer, Ducati, recently announced a partnership with one of Italy's leading home modifications.

Cooperation is woven is to change shape of Ducati Diavel that designed by Rizoma become better, in both form and function.

Currently Rizoma already known to many as the leading bicycle manufacturers are always responsible in producing motorcycle parts with high quality. Now, Rizoma attend to try change the display of Ducati Diavel become more powerful and addictive.

Diavel that designed by Rizoma from the forward-looking using an aluminum handlebar which is more innovative, forward snout which also uses aluminum, clutch cover more subtle, is available protector to protect the radiator. While in the back, Rizoma has prepared a specially designed plate.

Diavel is available in two variants, namely Arm Side and Side Mount. For the price, Ducati also offers two variants, among them, the standard Diavel priced $ 16,995, and Diavel Carbon priced at $ 19,995.

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10 Motorcycles of the Year

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 | 8:03 PM

Motorcycle magazine published by the United States, Cycle Word Magazine, recently announced 10 categories best bike during 2011. From 10 categories, the motorcycle manufacturer from Japan and Europe dominate the awards.

As reported in the magazine website based in California, Wednesday, July 3, 2011, it was divided in 10 categories: Standard, Dual-Sport, Open Streetbike, Cruiser, Middleweight Streetbike, Enduro Bike, Motocrosser, Sport-Touring Bike, Touring and Superbike .

In the category of Best Standard won Kawasaki Z1000. Not only that, Kawasaki also put Kawasaki ZX-6R as Best Middleweight Streetbike. While Suzuki RM-Z450 succeed to be excellent in the category of Best Motocrosser.

Not to be outdone, two European manufacturers BMW and Ducati got two awards. Ducati Diavel Carbon captures Best Cruiser, and Best Open Streetbike achieved by Ducati Multistrada 1200 Sport.

While the winner of Best Sport-Touring Bike seized by BMW K1600GT, so also in the category of Best Touring occupied by the BMW K1600 GTL.

Then the motorcycle from Sweden, Husaberg FE570S, was declared Best Enduro. Meanwhile, Best Superbike has been named to EBR 1190RS, and the last in the category of Best Dual-Sport seized by Triumph Tiger 800XC.

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KTM Ready to Release Duke 200cc & 350cc

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 | 8:23 PM

KTM release the two most recent variants to the market. Two variants are KTM Duke 200 cc and 350cc. Unfortunately, the KTM Duke 350cc sold only in India.

Only the KTM Duke 200 is distributed in Europe and Asia. KTM Duke 200 will accompany with Duke 125 to pursue a young age target consumers or new riders. KTM Duke 125 instead debut in Europe.

KTM is already holding Bajaj India in any development cooperation. Thus the KTM can penetrate Asian markets, including in India itself.

KTM CEO, Stefan Peirer stated KTM Duke 200 will be released later this year. While for KTM Duke 350 will follow later in early 2013. KTM Duke 200 cc will be manufactured at Bajaj Auto Factory in Chakan, India, which is the only factory where Bajaj exports to Europe. With assembled in India and will be exported to Europe, KTM trying to keep the price of KTM Duke 200 cc is equivalent to Duke 125 cc.

Peirer explained that they have high hopes for the New Duke 200. Sales target estimated at 25,000 to 30,000 units in the first year of launch.

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Harley-Davidson for Tony Hawk

Written By Sahabat Bumi on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 | 6:31 AM

Tony Hawk is a world skater legend who became an idol of many people. Roland Sands Design (RSD) assembles a Harley-Davidson for Tony Hawk.

This is the second time Harley Davidson built a motorcycle for the Tony Hawk Foundation. This is done to help build skate arenas in small towns are low income earners in the United States.

This motor is designed with the RSD features. Using the air turbine, two engines, a protective master cylinder, new mustang single-seater, RSD exhaust tracker, and Moto Foot Pegs and tracker grips.

In addition, this bike looks tough in the absence of a layer of chrome, satin paint and clip ons. Meanwhile, the first motorcycle was auctioned in Los Angeles, and plans a second motor will also be auctioned in Las Vegas, in raising funds for the Tony Hawk Foundation.
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