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Bimota SB6

The Suzuki GSXR 1100 engine was one of the classic hooligan powerplants of the early 1990’s, but it took an Italian Company called Bimota to realise its true potential as the scourge of all suburban neighbourhoods. With 160mph performance, a short,...

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Yamaha Bulldog

Ask 100 bikers what they’re after in their machine and the answer for half of them would probably be similar; a bike that offers some fun at the weekends, comfort and looks a bit different. The Yamaha Bulldog fits the bill and offers an alternative to...

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Ducati 1098 Superbike 2007

Ducati’s 1098 Superbike is one of the most successful new sportbikes of 2007, loved and admired by thousands of bikers across the UK and already proving to be one of the best selling non-Japanese sports machines. But is the new 1098 really worth the hefty...

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Ducati 748

Great things come in small packages they say and the Ducati 748 proves that point, whether in Biposto, S or R versions. A baby brother to the 916/996 series, the bike shares the same beautiful bodywork, trellis frame and top notch suspension as the big...

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Ducati 748SP

  Several hours after handing the keys of the 748SP back to its owner, the adrenalin has not yet subsided. My head aches fit to split, the result of too much sun and the day-long roar from wind and high-level carbon cans (Next time I’ll wear earplugs…)....

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Ducati 749S

Some motorcycles look like racebikes, but accelerate like armchairs. Others can go fast, but lack finesse when it comes to the twisty stuff. But the Ducati 749 is a different animal. This is a machine designed to accomplish one sequence perfectly; brake,...

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Buell Firebolt XB9R

Those who say modern motorbikes are all the same, should take a look at the new Buell… Those who say modern motorbikes are all the same, should take a look at the new Buell Firebolt; fuel in the frame, engine oil inside the swingarm, plus a rim-mounted...

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Ducati 900ss

One of the classic machines of the 1970’s, the Ducati 900SS remains a stunning looker today, especially in the black and gold paint option. Featuring the unique desmo valve action V-twin, originally designed by Fabio Taglioni as a 750cc Vee in the early...

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Ducati MH900E

Some motorcycles are designed with pure financial gain in mind, but that cynical observation could never be leveled at Ducati creator general Pierre Terblache’s latest mechanical vision. The Ducati MH900e is a strictly limited production run (2,000)...

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Ducati Monster S4

The Ducati Monster is still one of the prettiest motorcycles on the roads, almost a decade after Gallizzi’s sharp design first broke cover at the Bologa Show. Over the years it has grown into 600cc, 750cc and 900cc variants, each offering a unique spin on...

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Ducati Monster S4R 2006

Ducati’s Monster has been around for over a decade and since then, it has evolved into various formats; from 620cc commuter tool to S4Rs Streetfighter. The top of the range model has the sort of sporty performance, coupled with aggressive styling which...

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Ducati ST2 2001

If you were lucky enough to flick through the catalogues of either Storm or Elite model agencies, you’d see some stunning models, upon which your eye might linger… But further along in the same catalogue, you might casually flick past some less attractive...

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Ducati ST4S

A sports-tourer is often seen as a poor compromise for some bikers, whilst others reckon they offer the best blend of speed, handling and comfort money can buy. The Ducati ST4S is already regarded as one of the top class bikes in this sector – now it just...

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Buell M2

Some bikes defy all attempts at classification and the Buell M2 Cyclone is definitely one of them. Very much an acquired taste with its strange styling and Harley-Davidson 1200 Sportster engine, this is still a great backroads blaster. An old fashioned...

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Buell RS 1200

Erik Buell spent many years racing Harley powered Buell specials and then began the long journey into making a volume manufactured machine for the road use. The RS1200 is one of those steps along the way and gives a unique glimpse back at the evolution of...

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Buell S2 Thunderbolt

The Thunderbolt was the first model produced making full use of Harley Davidson’s financial and development resources following the acquisition of 49% of Buell by HD. The Thunderbolt´s 65bhp 1200cc motor may not sound that exciting, but this was also a...

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Buell White lightning

As any self respecting Burt Reynolds fan will know, ’White Lightning’ is the Deep South slang for moonshine whiskey – an illegal hooch that packs a punch so powerful, you may well wake up next morning toothless and aimlessly strumming a banjo. The Buell...

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Buell X1 Lightning

Big V-twin roadsters make lots of bikers very happy – it isn’t hard to see why; meaty power, easygoing handling, reasonable rider comfort and that all important X factor – character. The noise, the power delivery and the low-end lunge of a big V-twin all...

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Buell XB12 Ulysses 2007

Buell are slowly winning over new customers, as they tweak their unique chassis and smooth out some of the niggles from their old-tech 1200cc V-twin motor. The latest variation on the theme is the Ulysses; an adventure sporting bike, with optional hard...

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Ducati 916

The beautiful Ducati 916 is a dream bike for most people. It’s been compared to a Ferrari in terms of sheer noise, power and good looks, and deservedly so. Massimo Tamburini´s original design has certainly stood the test of time, even if the engine has...

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