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First Ride: Honda CBR650F

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Grey things don’t normally engender excitement. Grey is the colour of school socks, toilet roll tubes and accountants’ worsted suits. But here grey is also the colour of one of the most eagerly-awaited bikes of 2014: Honda’s all-new, completely revitalised and reinvented CBR.But if the colour of this world first test bike, the machine we’d …

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Harley-Davidson World Wide Achieves 10.5 Million Miles

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By Matt King 2014 Harley-Davidson World Ride Seeking freedom and adventure, thousands of globe-trotting motorcycle riders ditched the daily grind and hit the road during the Harley-Davidson World Ride on June 22-23. Together they logged 10,566,064 miles, or 17,004,389 kilometers, over the course of the two-day ride. After completing their rides, participants logged their mileage …

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2014 Assen MotoGP Qualifying Results | Espargaro Earns Pole

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By Sam Sims NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro at Assen 2014 Assen MotoGP Qualifying Results This season’s top-running open-class ride, Aleix Epargaro earned his first-ever pole of MotoGP Friday during a rain-affected qualifying two session at the Assen TT circuit. The Spaniard, who was quickest during Thursday’s free practice, took the pole with 1:38.789. The …

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Top 10 infamous bike ads

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Adverts from a pre-political correctness age. They certainly don’t make ’em like this anymore… Life helmets | 1979Californian-made Life caused a massive stir in the late ’70s with its campaign featuring body-painted models Tula and Diane West. The shooting of the ads was featured, revealingly, in Aussie magazine Revs while controversy was stoked four years …

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Espargaro on Record Pace at Assen MotoGP Thursday Practice

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By Sam Sims NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro 2014 Assen MotoGP Thursday Practice Results The top open-class rider so far this season, NGM Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro, was quickest Thursday during practice for Assen MotoGP. The Spaniard led the morning free practice and continued this momentum into the second 45-minute session. While on a softer …

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Motorcycle Helmet Manufacturer Schuberth Set for Expansion

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By Press Release Motorcycle Industry News After financial investor Perusa took over as principal shareholder in September 2013, the reorganization of the German helmet manufacturer Schuberth is now clearly taking shape: Jan-Christian Becker has been officially confirmed in his position as Chief Executive Officers (CEO) of the well-established Magdeburg company. He had already been managing …

Daily Motorcycle News • Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Arrives at Assen TT Circuit

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By totalmotorcycle @Movistar @Yamaha @MotoGP Arrives at Assen TT Circuit After yet another thrilling race in Catalunya a fortnight ago the team Movistar Yamaha MotoGP arrive in Assen. The last round saw Valentino Rossi fight a hard battle for a well-deserved second place and Jorge Lorenzo displayed his trademark ‘Por Fuera’ pass for the delighted …