MV Agusta’s New Brutale 800

Mar 03, 2017 View Comments by

Fifteen years after its first appearance, the new Brutale 800 is now available in the U.S. With a new take on its proportions—including a more sculpted shapes and a focus on the front end—the Brutale 800 enhances the reinterpretation of the bike’s main stylistic features, such as the elliptical shape of the headlamp, now a full LED, and […]

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EBR 1190SX: Erik Buell’s Superfighter

Jul 04, 2014 View Comments by

Back in October we introduced you to Erik Buell Racing’s 1190RX, which is basically an (relatively) affordable version of EBR’s 1190RS exotic superbike. The RX promises to be perhaps the first truly competitive, all-American sportbike. Since its debut the RX has garnered plenty of praise in the press and it certainly looks to be living […]

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First Glance: Yamaha FZ-09 (with video)

Nov 14, 2013 View Comments by

When it was announced earlier this year the Yamaha FZ-09 promised high performance at an extremely reasonable price. We were finally able to get a closer look at this stunning new naked bike a few weeks ago at the AIMExpo in Orlando. Yamaha’s GM of Communications, Bob Starr, gave us a rundown of the FZ’s […]

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2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R: The Beast

Oct 01, 2013 View Comments by

This morning KTM released production version photos and specs of the much anticipated (and basically insane) 1290 Super Duke R (first reported on here), which looks to be the fastest and most powerful naked bike in the world (only the Aprilia Tuono V4R comes close, on paper at least). This beast is powered by a […]

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New Yamaha FZ-09 Shakes Up the Naked Bike World

Jun 18, 2013 View Comments by

Look out Triumph, Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki … okay, let’s just say any OEM with a naked bike in their stable has now been put on notice. Yamaha has recently carved out a new rung on the ladder with the FZ-09. The bike, which will replace the FZ-8, is powered by an all-new 847cc triple. The […]

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