Tag Archive for 2016

Video: R1 + ZX-10R onboard at Parcmotor

Some of Spain’s hidden charms include Cordoba, Merida, Nacho Monreal (Peter Crouch’s younger brother) and jamon iberico. There’s also a lesser-known circuit in Castelloli just outside Barcelona, chastened by the Spain’s veritable medley of world-class GP tracks. But it’s bloody awesome. Parcmotor is built into a quarry and the layout showcases its rocky foundations: packed with undulations, stimulating sections and… Read more →

2016 Ducati Diavel Carbon + more new Ducatis

Days after revealing the Monster 1200 R, Ducati has unveiled its latest 2016 steed: the lightly revised Diavel Carbon. Many ‘insiders’ suggested the Diavel (and the Monster) would utilise the Multistrada’s engine, complete with Desmodromic Variable Timing, but these insiders seemingly base their inside knowledge on uncalculated assessments inside a toilet. In truth, the 2016 Diavel Carbon features only aesthetical… Read more →

60th Anniversary Yamaha YZF-R1

Calm down, calm down. Today’s Yamaha announcement at the Bol d’Or isn’t the all-new R6, R8 or an R1 SP as some were suggesting. Instead, Yamaha has treated the entire Supersports range to some yellow paint for 2016 to mark the firm’s 60th anniversary, with the spec’ sheet remaining fairly stock. The R1, R6, R3 and R125 will have the… Read more →

‘Updated’ 2016 Kawasaki Z1000SX

Kawasaki’s über popular Z1000SX gets updates for 2016, including a slipper clutch: something it was crying out for when being spanked. The semi-naked, sports-touring hybrid has been busting the sales charts for Kawasaki since its launch a few years ago, and also comes with ABS as standard (as all bikes will have to as of next year), plus some new colour… Read more →

All-new Suzuki GSX-R1000 in 2016?

We think so. After chatting to various sources (some reputable, some more HP sauce-like) and race teams in recent months, it’s pretty much a dead-cert we’ll see an all-new Suzuki GSX-R1000 in 2016 – more than likely at the Tokyo/EICMA shows later this year – and some even claim it could have been launched this season. If there’s one manufacturer… Read more →