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The Sertao badge represents a proof of sportiness and agility and the G650S proves this statement once more. The Sertao weighs 426-lbs which is 4.0-lbs more than the standard G650GS, but this doesn’t affect the motorcycle’s agility. Therefore the BMW G650GS Sertao continues to be a true master of both off road and on road riding.

The motorcycle is packed with a 652 cc engine which generates a maximum output of 48 hp at 6500 rpm and a peak torque of 44 lb/ft at 5000 rpm. Fuel consumption is rated at 74 mpg at a constant 55 mph.

As far as styling goes, the G 650 GS Sertao received a unique Aura white/Arroy blue paintjob which helps it stand out from the crowd.

The G 650 GS Sertao chassis was developed primarily for country roads and light offroad use, thereby it features longer spring travels and tighter tuning. Additionally the Sertao is also fitted with wire spoke wheels.

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The 2012 BMW F 650 GS is offered with a new engine. The new unit is developed by BMW and Rotax and all it has in common with the old unit are only the five-speed gearbox, the crankshaft and the anti-vibration shaft. Everything else on the engine is new.

The new unit features four-valves, DOHC, liquid-cooling as well as an electronic fuel injection system developed by Bosch and BMW. As far as power figures go, the new engine develops a maximum output of 50 hp at 6,500 rpm and 43.4 ft-lbs of torque at 5000 rpm (6 kg/m @ 5000).

The 2012 BMW F 650 GS keeps the same frame as its predecessor namely a twin-spar frame with a re-enforcing frontal tube made of iron alloy. On the other hand, the wheelbase is 1 mm shorter than the previous one, measuring 1479mm (58.2 in).

The ride is kept in check by front 43mm Showa forks featuring 170mm of travel and a rear monoshock with 165mm of travel. The 2012 650 GS is equipped with the same tires as the last year’s model which measure 100/90 x 19 up front and 130/80 x 17 out back.

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The American Beta team has released three new models namely the 350, 450, and 520. The Beta 350 RS was especially developed to deal great with dirty race tracks but also with casual riding.

The motorcycle sports a single cylinder, 4‐valve, 4‐stroke liquid cooled engine with a displacement of 349 cc. The engine is mated on a six speed transmission and features electric start with back up kick starter.

When it has to deal with difficult terrains the BETA 350 RS is helped by its rugged suspensions which are able to keep the wheels in check and to offer a proper ride quality. The front wheel features a 45mm Marzocchi fork with compression and rebound damping adjustments for Dual Sport use while the rear wheels received an adjustable Sachs shock absorber.

For the Beta 350 RS is available the Beta BYOB (Build Your Own Beta) program. This program allows you to build your own Beta online by adding several suspension settings or various accessories.

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The big motorcycle manufacturers are constantly searching for innovative technologies to improve their models. The latest trend is represented by the electric power trains, so there is no wonder why Husqvarna decided to develop the E-Go Concept.

The concept was designed as a super efficient dirt bike and features a pretty simple style. The company didn’t revealed many details about its new concept, but we do know that it’s powered an electric motor. We also know that it weighs 176 pounds and is packed with a set of innovative suspensions. When we say innovative we mean that both suspension tubes are mounted on the right side of the wheel and feature 35mm inner fork tubes.

The E-go Concept’s style is reflecting the Husqvarna brand identity and features a sporty combination of red and white colors.

For the moment, we don’t know if Husqvarna is planning to launch an electric motorcycle, but judging by their new concept we certainly hope they do.

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The new Ducati Multistrada 1200 S is an attractive replica of the Multistrada model that has been victorious in the PPIHC. The motorcycle features a sporty design language which combines a dynamic form with smart functions and superior performance.

At the heart of the bike is the Testastretta 11° introduced in 2010. The engine is based on the Superbike 1198 engine. Compared to its donor, has lost some power in favour of improved overall smoothness, especially in the mid-range.

The front brakes consist of Brembo radial callipers with four 32-mm pistons and 2 pads, radial cylinders with adjustable levers, and two 320-mm discs. At the back, you’ll find a single 245-mm disc, 5-mm thick, gripped by a Brembo calliper with a single 34-mm piston. It’s also worthy of being mentioned that the 2013 Multistrada 1200 comes with standard Bosch 9ME ABS.

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For a long time the Husqvarna 300 was simply a suped-up version of the WR 250. However after it was launched on the market as a series model, the WR 300 had instantly attracted a lot of fans. The Husqvarna WR 300 has become even more appreciated after it helped Sebastien Guillaume to earn a place on the podium of the E3 class at the International Six Days Enduro Championship.

The secret behind the WR 300’s success is a capable 2-stroke single cylinder engine with a displacement of 293.1 cc. The engine is combined with a constant mesh 5-speed gearbox and a 9.5 liter fuel tank.

The motorcycle sits on front 21 inch and rear 18 inch wheels wrapped in 90/90 - 21" and 140/90 - 18" tires respectively. The wheels are combined with front Kayaba upside-down telescopic open cartridge fork and a rear Sachs single hydraulic shock absorber with spring preload adjustment, rebound and compression damping adjustment

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The Husqvarna TE 449 received a few modifications for the year 2013 which help it remain on top of the pack. The motorcycle keeps its basic profile, but the company says that it has become more streamlined and efficient. There is also a new color scheme available, a set of fresh black grips for the handlebar and higher-quality decals. However, the most important upgrades were made to the engine, which received minor changes to the power curve. Moreover, the ECU map has also received a few tweaks to improve the overall performances.

Power comes from a 4 stoke, DTS-i 180-cc engine which develops a maximum output of 17 PS. The engine is combined with ExhuasTEC (Torque Expansion Chamber) Technology for the exhaust system which improves torque at low rpm and provides abundant power at any stage.

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The Husqvarna TE 310 R earn its placed among the top dogs in the segment after has dominated the Enduro World Championship E2 class. However, Husqvarna decided to raise the bar even higher and put its engineers to work once more. As a result, the new 2013 Husqvarna TE 310 R comes with a completely reworked engine which offers more torque and power through the whole rev range.

These performances were achieved by using a new cylinder head and Keihin injection. Besides the improved power and torque levels, the changes also affect the ignition lock and the hot-start-lever which are no longer needed.

On the safety side of things the 2013 Husqvarna TE 310 R receives standard handlebar protection, stiffer radiators and a magnet in the crankcase oil plug. You also get softer handgrips for the handlebar.

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The Husqvarna TE 250R has conquered a lot of fans since its inception and many consider it one of the most capable bikes in its class. The motorcycle has already proven its value wining the 2010 and 2011 WEC (World Enduro Championship) E1, so it certainly deserves its good reputation. What even better, is that the company decided to improve this successful model even more. Thereby, the Husqvarna TE 250R received a new, high performance cylinder head and fuel injection system for 2013. As a result the bike gets improvements in power delivery and throttle response, as well as a significant 8% increase in both power and torque figures.

On the other hand, Husqvarna’s engineers have spent a lot of time to improve the motorcycle’s safety. One of the most significant upgrades made in this department is the fresh handlebar protection which is offered as standard equipment for 2013. The bike has also received stiffer radiators and a new magnet in the crankcase which improve the reliability.

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The Husqvarna Nuda 900R is a sporty naked ready to reward you with a rush of adrenaline every time you jump on the saddle. The Nuda 900R combines Husqvarna’s traditional sporting nature with BMW’s engineering, so the result is nothing short of excellent.

The center piece of the Husqvarna Nuda 900R is a parallel 800cc two cylinder engine borrowed from the BMW F800R. However, unlike the Husqvarna F800R unit, the Nuda 900R’s engine has received a few tweaks which resulted in a bigger capacity rated at 900cc. Apart from the increased capacity, the engine has also received a series of modifications to improve the performance of the power and torque curve. Thanks to its numerous engine upgrades the Husqvarna Nuda 900R develops a maximum output of 77 kW (105 hp) at 8,500 rpm and 100 Nm of torque at 7,000 rpm.

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