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The 2015 Multistrada will be revealed at EICMA: What we already know about it.

Several spy photos of a typically disguised motorcycle have been circulating on the internet pointing us out to what the 2015 Multistrada will look like. Judging by the photos and what we already know about its new motor, the 2015 … Continue reading

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Ducati’s Desmodromic Variable Timing (DVT) for the 2015 Multistrada

Similar to BMW with its horizontally opposed twin-cylinder boxer motors, Ducati has built a tradition, now going for more than 40 years, on its 90 degree L-Twin motors and desmodromic valve actuation. Traditions build history, develop a following, and become … Continue reading

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Intermot 2014: What’s New in the Adventure World?

The first international show of the fall has come and is now gone. Intermot in Cologne is the first on a series of fall shows where motorcycle manufacturers display their new line up to the public and provide us the … Continue reading

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The Ducati Scrambler: new from what it never was

The typical case of an old model being brought back to the market, the Ducati Scrambler was revealed to the general public at the 2014 Cologne Intermot event. But there is a lot more riding on this retro-styled bike, beyond … Continue reading

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2015 Honda VFR800X Crossrunner: What it is. What it isn’t.

What was the bike the “Honda magician” revealed on September 10th? It wasn’t the much anticipated New Africa Twin. Instead, it was an upgrade to the VFR800X Crossrunner, a motorcycle not marketed for the United States. What was so impressive … Continue reading

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2015 Honda Elsinore or Africa Twin? 500 or 1,000? Both? Neither?

Africa Twin Rumors We’ve been following the rumor trail of a possible new Africa Twin. The idea of Honda bringing the Africa Twin back to the market has generated an extraordinary amount of posts from motorcycle publications and on motorcycle … Continue reading

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Is September 10th 2014 the day we will see the New Africa Twin?

Will it finally be unveiled, and will this reveal take place five days from today? A tease on Honda’s German site, the home country of Intermot (2014 Intermot starts on October 1st in Cologne), shows an illustration of a magician … Continue reading

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