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The new Moto Guzi V7 racer continues the success story of the company’s iconic V7 Sport. The new motorcycle offers a perfect merge between the classic and modern design languages and is backed up by a range of contemporary technologies which help it deliver a unique riding experience.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a modern interpretation of the iconic Moto Guzzi engine introduced by Lino Tonti in the 70s. The modern 744 cc, 90° V-twin, 4-stroke unit generates a maximum power of 37 KW (50HP) at 6,200 rpm and 42.7 Ft Lbs. (58Nm) at 5,000 rpm. All this power is kept under control by a 5 speeds gearbox with cardan final drive.

The engine is housed by a double cradle tubular frame with detachable rear subframe. The frame sits on a front telescopic hydraulic fork with 40 mm stanchions and two fully adjustable shock absorbers.

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The Moto Guzzi V7 has a pretty long history behind it, as it was launched back in 1967. Since then the model has evolved into a modern motorcycle that continues to keep the iconic allure of the first generation.

The 2014 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone comes with a lower seat height, a lively engine and a wide range of accessories which help you customized it according to your wishes.

Power comes from a 750 cc, 90-degree, V-Twin motor which generates a maximum output of 37 KW (50HP) at 6,200 rpm and 42.7 Ft Lbs. (58Nm) of torque at 5,000 rpm. The engine transfers its power to the rear wheels via a five speed transmission with dry single plate clutch with flexible couplings.

The engine is mounted on a double cradle tubular frame which sits on cast aluminum alloy multi-spoke black anodized rims.

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The new 2015 Yamaha SR400 will be available on the US market from May and will be priced at $5,990. The new model features a retro style and is powered by a modern 339cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke, engine with electronic fuel injection. The engine is combined with a kick starter and a five speed transmission with multiplate clutch and delivers a fuel consumption of 66 mpg (3.55 l/100km). Unfortunately, for the moment we don’t have any official information about power and torque, but you can expect to an output of 35-40 hp.

The new 2015 Yamaha SR400 weighs 384 lbs and rides on big 18 inch wheels which are kept in check by a front single 268 mm rotor and rear 150 mm drum brakes.

Other features offered by the new 2015 Yamaha SR400 include a one-piece two-up seat, a megaphone silencer, two analog gauges and chrome mirrors.

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With its retro design, low seat height and big wheels, the Cleveland CycleWerks Heist is a rpetty attractive cafe racer that combines the old school lines with modern technologies.

The bike is hand built using the highest quality materials and is equipped with a simple single cylinder, 4 stroke, air cooled OHV engine with 1 intake and 1 exhaust port. The unit delivers a maximum power of 10.5 KW at 7000 rpm and 15.5 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm. The engine’s power is kept in check by a five speed constant mesh transmission which delivers a mileage of over 80 mpg.

The stopping power is assured by a 290mm front and a 240mm rear disc brake.

The motorcycle rides on 21 inch front and 18 inch rear wheels wrapped in T90/90-21" CST DOT and 140/70-18" CST DOT tires, respectively.

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The Cleveland CycleWeks Heist SE is a limited production model that has the potential to attract a lot of eyes. It comes with a special set of graphics, a low seat height and a numbered plaque. The motorcycle is available in only 40 units and has a base price of $3,699.

It is also worthy of being mentioned that it is handmade and is propelled by a single cylinder, 4 stroke, air cooled engine with a displacement of 229.5cc. The unit develops a maximum power of 10.5 kWat 7000 rpm and 15.5 Nm of torque at 500 rpm which is more than enough to propel you to a maximum speed of over 70 mph.

The bike rides on 90/90-21" CST DOT front ant 140/70-18" CST DOT rear tires.

Other features worthy of being menti0oned include, front and rear disc brakes, an 8 gallons fuel tank and a five speed transmission with wet, multiplate clutch.

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The Moto Guzzi V7 Special comes with a special treatment that gives it a distinctive personality. In terms of style, the motorcycle features a two tone color scheme, spoked wheels with aluminum rims and a classic seat.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a newly engineered 90° V-Twin, 4-Stroke engine with a displacement of 744 cc. The unit delivers a maximum output of 37 KW (50HP) at 6,200 rpm and 42.7 Ft Lbs. / 58Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the new engine is now comprised of more than 70% new components. Thanks to the new upgrades, the engine delivers more torque and power and is also more efficient. Its power is transferred to the rear wheel by means of a 5 speeds transmission with cardan final drive.

As far as ride quality is concerned, the motorcycle is equipped with a telescopic hydraulic fork with 40 mm Stanchions and a rear die cast light alloy swing arm with 2 spring preload adjustable shock absorbers.

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Harley Davidson revealed their new Street 750 at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan.

The motorcycle is a completely new model aimed at the emerging markets. The bike is built in India and is powered by a 749 CC liquid cooled revolution X engine which is kept in leash by a six speed transmission. The engine breathes through a 2 into 1 exhaust and needs to deal with a wet weight of 480 lbs.

In terms of design the 2014 Harley Davidson Street 750 comes with a tasty blackout style, a café style windscreen, an aggressive slash on the tail and a round headlight.
It is also worthy of being that the 2014 Harley Davidson Street 750 rides on a pair of 17” front and 15’ rear wheels.

The 2014 Harley Davidson Street 750 features a low seat height, smooth suspensions, premium brakes and broad handlebars.

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Royal Enfield has fully revealed its newest creation – the Continental GT. The new motorcycle keeps all the traits that are common for the Royal Enfield family and it is pretty safe to say that at the moment, is the best motorcycle designed the company.

The new Royal Enfield Continental GT features an old school style that draws inspiration from the classic bikes of the ‘60s. We especially like the sculpted shape of the fuel tank, the retro tail and the 18 inch spoked wheels that are wrapped in Pirelli Sport Demon tyres.

Despite its classic appearance, the Continental GT is packed with contemporary technologies. Therefore, you get Keihin EFI, electric starting, digital electronic ignition, Brembo brakes and dual Paioli gas-charged piggyback rear shocks.

At the heart of the 2014 Royal Enfield Continental GT sits a single cylinder, 4 stroke, air cooled engine with a displacement of 535 cc. It is mated on a five speed constant mesh transmission with wet, multiplate clutch. The engine delivers a maximum power of 29.1 bhp (21.4 kW) at 5100 rpm with 44 Nm of torque at 4000 rpm which makes the Continental GT the strongest model in Royal Enfield’s lineup.

Moreover, the new Continental GT is not only the strongest Royal Enfield motorcycle, but is also the lightest as it weighs only 184 Kgs.

The new 2014 Royal Enfield Continental GT will be available on the UK market from October with a base price of 5,200 pounds.

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With its retro style, low seat height and comfortable riding position, the 2014 Triumph Thruxton continues to remind us about the old school café racers that dominated the city streets not long ago.

Like the previous model year, the 2014 Thruxton is built on the Bonneville platform and features a classic design language inspired by the ‘60s. The motorcycle uses a Tubular Steel Cradle frame and sits on a set of lightweight aluminum rims wrapped in 100/90 18 front and 130/80 R17 rear tires.

In terms of power, the 2014 Triumph Thruxton is equipped with an air-cooled, 865cc, DOHC, parallel-twin engine with 360º firing interval. The engine puts out 68 Bhp of power at 7400rpm and 51 Ft.Lbs of torque at 5800rpm. The engine’s fuel consumption is rated at 43 MPG in the city and is mated on a five speed transmission.

The 2014 Thruxton is offered in either Phantom Black or Brooklands Green with gold racing stripes and can be yours for no less than $9099.

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The 2013 Cleveland CycleWerks Heist is a practical motorcycle developed with comfort and efficiency in mind.

This vintage-looking café racer is propelled by a four-stroke single cylinder, counterbalanced, 229cc, air cooled engine which is built by LIFAN. It is worthy of being mentioned that this unit has a Honda DNA as is based on a unit built by the Japanese manufacturer back in the ‘70s.

The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and delivers a maximum output of 12.5 hp at 6500 rpm and 11 ft.-lbs. torque at 5000 rpm. These are not impressive numbers, but the good part is that the motorcycle weighs only 272 pounds dry, so the engine has enough grunt to help you deal well with the city traffic.

The 2013 Cleveland CycleWerks Heist is offered with a starting price of $3,195 USD.

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