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Yamaha’s new electric bikes – the PES1 and PED1 - that were presented a while ago have managed to attract a lot of attention in a good way. After the company showcased its new creations everybody wondered what will be the next move and if Yamaha will truly enter in the race of electric bikes.

Luckily, we didn’t had to wait too long for the company’s official response, as now we gladly announce you that the Japanese manufacturer has decided to launch its two electric bikes in production and the first models will be ready to meet their fresh owners by 2016.

The PES1 is destined for the road and the PED1 has the pedigree of a true off roader. Both models have been showcase at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show and represent a very bold step forward in an uncharted territory for Yamaha.

Both bikes are built on the same platform and are equipped with brushless DC engines powered by a pack of lithium-ion batteries.

Stay tuned for more details.

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Ural is a legendary brand that used to build bikes during the two world wars. Since then, the company has been constantly working to improve its technology, but even if today its models are fitted with contemporary features, Ural’s bikes still keep their dusty feel that reminds us about its glorious past.

The Ural Patrol makes no exception. It features a classic, pretty basic style and puts practicality on top of its priorities list.

This 2WD, all-terrain motorcycle is built around a 749 cc, OHV, air cooled, 2 cylinder, 4 stroke “boxer” (flat twin) engine. In terms of power, the unit cranks out 41 hp at 5500 rpm and 42 ft-lbs of torque at 4300 rpm. Prior to 2014, Ural’s lineup of engines used carburetors, but this year the company decided to ditch this dated technology in favor of a modern EFI system.

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The 2014 Ural T continues to be one of the toughest motorcycles from the streets. Its rugged construction, sidecar configuration and sturdy construction help it deliver a unique riding experience each time you fire up its engine.

Talking about the engine, the Ural T is equipped with a 749 cc, OHV, air cooled, 2 cylinder, 4 stroke, “boxer” (flat twin) powerplant which is now paired with a modern electronic fuel injection system. The unit generates a maximum output of 41 hp at 5500 rpm and 42 at 4300 rpm. Other modifications made for 2014 include a redesigned front engine cover and a new wire harness.

The 2014 Ural T is also fitted with a redesigned dashboard which now displays a fuel level warning and engine management indicator lamps.

The 2014 Ural T is available in Flat Black and Red.

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The Triumph Tiger Explorer is also available in a special Spoked Wheels version. Among the features available for the Triumph Tiger Explorer you’ll find ABS, traction control and cruise control.

Power comes from a dependable 1215 cc, liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line three-cylinder engine which puts out a maximum output of 137 PS at 9300 rpm and 121 Nm of torque at 6400 rpm. All this power is transferred to the ground by means of a six speed transmission with wet, multi-plate clutch.

Once on board, you are greeted by a comfy saddle and modern instruments which include 2 trip meters displaying distance covered, journey time, average speed, average fuel consumption, instant fuel consumption and range to empty. There is also an odometer, a tyre pressure monitoring system, a heated seat power indicator, cruise control operation information and service interval.

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The Triumph Sprint GT was always considered one of the best sports tourers from the market and there is no wonder why, as it is packed with a comprehensive list of smart features that were designed to make your ride as enjoyable as it can be.

Starting with the sleek style and finishing with the twin spar aluminium frame, the Triumph Sprint GT was especially designed to offer superior touring performances.

The motorcycle is built around a liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3 cylinder engine with a capacity of 1050cc. The engine is mated to a six speed gearbox with wet, multi-plate clutch.

As far as practicality is concerned, the Triumph Sprint GT is available with spacious 31 litre, colour-coded panniers and a practical topbox all of which offers a combined luggage capacity of 117 litres.

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The Can-AM DS 450 X xc is an agile ATV that was especially created to tackle any terrain with poise.

The ATV features a short spindle, one-piece aluminum knuckle which is combines with long aluminum upper and lower A-arms. You also get KYB HPG C36 aluminum Piggyback front shocks up front and aluminum KYB HPG C40 Piggyback rear shocks.

At the heart of the Can-Am DS 450 X xc sits a 449.3 cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine with a displacement of 449.3 cc. The engine is mated on a competition-ready 5-speed manual transmission with foot-shifter and manual clutch lever.

For enhanced protection, the ATV comes with wind deflectors and a square pad.

As far as prices are concerned, the Can-AM DS 450 X xc can be yours for no less than $8,999.

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Meet the Tiger Sport 1050, a versatile motorcycle that has the blood of a true adventurer running through its veins.

Featuring a sharp handling, a relaxed riding position and a punchy engine, the Triumph Tiger Sport can deal effortless with anything you ask of it.

Whether you want to use it for everyday jobs, or as a tourer, the Triumph Tiger Sport will reward you with first class performances.

As far as power is concerned, the Triumph Tiger sport is equipped with a 1050cc, liquid cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in line 3 cylinder engine which is kept under control by a six speed transmission with wet, multiplate clutch.

The motorcycle rides on a pair of cast aluminium alloy multi-spoke wheels wrapped in 120/70 ZR 17 front and 180/55 ZR 17 rear tires.

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MV Agusta reelased the official details of its new special-edition F3 800 AGO. The bike was created in the honor of 15-time world champion Giacomo Agostini.

The new model comes with a set o special features which give it a pretty uique character. Among them you’ll find machined aluminium pegs, carbon fiber racing-grade parts, ultra-light forged rims, Giacomo Agostini’s signature on the tank and a special plate holder.

The special edition will be built in only 300 units and each model, comes with a unique numbered plate mounted on the yoke.

Power comes from a four cylinder, 4 stroke, 16 valve timing system “D.O.H.C”, radial valve engine with a displacement of 798 cm3. The engine delivers a maximum power of 148 hp at 13000 rpm and 88 Nm of torque at 10600 rpm.

The MV Agusta F3 800 AGO is priced at €23,990 and will b available on the market at the beginning of May 2014.

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The Bimota DB8 Oronero is a true masterpiece on two wheels. It features a fairly attractive body that was especially forged to help it cut the air like a blade and is fitted with a wide range of state of the art technologies that help it deliver first class high speed performances.

Featuring a seat height of only 80 cm, a sculpted fuel tank and ergonomically designed handlebars, the Bimota DB8 Oronero is also pretty comfortable to ride.

With a dry weight of just 159 Kg, the DB8 Oronero is one of the lightest models in its class. This light weight was achieved by giving the bike a handmade carbon fibre frame and swingarm.

At the heart of the motorcycle sits a 1198 Cc, Ducati liquid cooled, twin cylinder, 4 stroke 90°, 4 valves per cylinder, Desmodromic engine which generates a maximum power of 170 HP at 9750 Rpm and 127 Nm of torque at 8000 Rpm. The engine’s power id kept in leash by a six speed transmission with dry, multi disc clutch.

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Thanks to its sporty DNA, the Bimota DB11 can deal effortless with anything you ask of it. The DB11 is based on the DB8, and features a fresh style and a carbon fibre body work.

The motorcycle weighs 175 Kg and is built around an 1198 cc, Ducati Desmodromic L-twin cylinder Testastretta II engine which generates a maximum power of 162 hp at 9500 rpm and 131 Nm of torque at 7700 rpm. The engine is mated to a six speed gearbox and is housed by a NiCrMo4 steel trellis frame.

Because power without control is useless, the Bike needed a set of matching suspensions. Therefore, it rides on sporty Marzocchi Ø43mm upside down forks with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping, and an Extreme Tech rear monoshock adjustable in preload, high and low speed rebound and compression damping.

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