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The BMW R 1200 R has received a series of modifications for 2014 and according to BMW’s press release it is no longer available in Sapphire black metallic and Magnesium beige metallic.

Apart from the color modifications, the 2014 model year has also received a few style improvements, new circular instruments, a new higher-quality fork, the new double-butted aluminum handlebars, beautiful new cast wheels and a chrome exhaust manifold. Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include ABS, ASC, tire pressure monitoring, ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment), case holders and a windshield.

At the heart of the 2014 BMW R 1200 R lies a DOHC flat-twin engine that features two overhead camshafts and four radially arranged valves. The engine’s output is rated at 81 kW (110 bhp), while the maximum torque is no less than 119 Nm at 6,000 rpm.

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Triumph has revealed the 2014 Speed Triple along with its R version. The motorcycle received a series of small upgrades, but don’t expect to any big changes as most of them aimed the style department.

At the heart of the bike lies a 675 cc, liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder that delivers a maximum output of 105 bhp at 11850 rpm and 68 Nm of torque at 9750 rpm. The engine needs to deal with a wet weight of 183 kg and is fueled by a 17.4 litres.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Triumph Speed triple is equipped with Kayaba 41mm upside down forks with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping and a rear Kayaba monoshock with piggy back reservoir adjustable for rebound and compression damping.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a stiff aluminium beam twin-spar frame.

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KTM is working hard on its new 1290 Super Duke R and the motorcycle is very close to its big debut. However, the company is still keeping its project under the code of silence and for the moment we don’t have many official details about the new motorcycle.

The good part is that the guys from KTM were kind enough to show us a small teaser of their upcoming motorcycle that was placed on a special website dedicated to the new 1290 Super Duke R (click here).

Together with the image, KTM has also released a short video with their 1290 Super Duke R which shows a rider shoot from the back while riding their new creation.

According to the counter placed on the bike’s miniwebsite there are only 11 days left until the big reveal, so stay tuned for more details.

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Meet the new 2014 Harley Davidson Forty Eight. Compared to the previous generation the new version gained a new color, stronger brakes and more comfortable hand controls. The biggest improvement is represented by the new closed loop exhaust system which enhances the engine’s performances and makes it more environmentally friendly. The new exhaust system features a twin design, new durable mufflers with exhaust shields, a catalyst and mini heated oxygen sensors.

Perhaps it goes without saying that the motorcycle continues to be propelled by the old, air-cooled 1200cc, Evolution engine which cranks out a maximum torque of 70.8 ft-lb at 3,500 rpm. The engine features electronic fuel injection and light, aluminum heads and cylinders. Its power is sent to the ground via a modern six speed transmission.

In terms of style the 2014 Harley Davidson Forty-Eight comes with black powder-coated cylinders, lots of chrome, a peanut fuel tank and a round headlight.

The bike is offered with a base price of $10,749.

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The Kymco Pulsar 125 was initially launched in 2003 and since then has been constantly upgraded. The idea behind the motorcycle was to create an affordable naked that can suit a wide variety of riders and puts comfort practicality and efficiency on the top of the priorities list.

The 2013 Pulsar is powered by a modern, fuel efficient, 4-stroke, air cooled engine, which puts out a maximum power of 10.73 HP (7.8 kW) at 8500 rpm. The engine speed is kept under control by a five speeds transmission which returns a fuel consumption of 100 miles per gallon. Step on the gas, and the Kymco Pulsar will propel you to maximum speeds of up to 104.6 km/h (65.0 mph) which is pretty impressive for a bike of its type.

The motorcycle’s speed is kept in leash by a capable braking system which includes a single disc up front and a rear drum at the rear.

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The Yamaha MT-09 is a completely new bike built around an all-new engine so it has a fairly modern pedigree.

The bikes was designed with versatility in mind so you get an ergonomic riding position combined with a set of high tech suspensions and a strong engine that feels very comfortable in the city but also on the highway.

Unlike many motorcycles from today’s roads, the Yamaha MT-09 is totally fresh and was created for the modern rider.

The bike is built around a liquid cooled, 4-stroke, DOHC, 4-valve, in-line, 3-cylinder unit with a displacement of 847cm3. In terms of power, the engine cranks out a maximum output of 84.6 kW (115hp) at 10000 rpm and 87.5Nm (8.9kgf.m) of torque at 8500 rpm. You can keep all this power in check with a constant mesh, 6-speed transmission with wet, multiple clutch.

As far as prices are concerned, the Yamaha MT-09 can be yours for no less than £ 6,799.00.

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The all new Yamaha FX-09 is modern naked powered by a high tech 850 cc triple cylinder engine. The engine comes with a cross-plane crank and is linked to a six speed transmission with multiplate wet clutch.

The 850 cc unit is mounted on a CF (Controlled Filling) die cast, twin spar, diamond-type, aluminum frame that offers a perfect balance at bith low and high speeds. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the engine is a stressed member of the chassis – a configuration that helps to keep the motorcycle’s weight lower than usual.

The ride quality is kept in check by an adjustable 41 inverted cartridge style fork and an adjustable link-type Monocross rear suspension.

You also get a 14-litre fuel tank that is made of steel and has a sleek design.

The 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 is offered with a starting price of $7,990 and comes with 1 year limited factory warranty.

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The 2013 Husqvarna Nuda 900 is the less aggressive version of the Nuda 900 R and is aimed at those who want a more relaxed riding experience.

The motorcycle is powered by the same 898 cc water cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine which also propels Nuda 900R. In terms of performances, the engine has enough power to send the motorcycle to a maximum speed of over 200 km/h.

Other similarities between the two models include the exposed trellis frame, high-level exhaust and sporty style.

As far as differences are concerned, the 2013 Husqvarna Nuda 900 comes with a lower ride height, softer 48mm Sachs front forks and a smoother feel, fully-adjustable Sachs monoshock double-level seat.

The stopping power is assured by Brembo four-piston radial calipers.

On the list of the available accessories you’ll find a high windshield and adjustable panniers.

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It is pretty safe to say that the MV Agusta Brutale Corsa is without one of the most wanted motorcycle in its class. It has an aggressive character and was carefully designed for the experienced riders who love adrenaline on two wheels.

The Brutale Corsa is hand-built in small numbers and it is equipped with a 1078 cc, four cylinder, 4 stroke, 16 valve, DOHC engine. The unit delivers a maximum output of 116.5 kw (158 hp) at 11900 r.p.m. and 100 Nm (10.2 kgm) of torque at 10100 r.p.m.

The motorcycle rides on ultra-light forged wheels shod in front 120/70 - zr 17 m/c (58 w) and rear 190/55 - zr 17 m/c (75 w) tyres. Its speed is kept in check by front and rear disc brakes from Brembo.

The MV Agusta Brutale Corsa is offered with a starting price of $26,989.

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Whether we are talking about style, comfort or handling, the Ducati Hyperstrada has it all. And there is no wonder why, as this fascinating motorcycle was created to set new standards in the hypermotard segment.

Its versatility is impressive and you won’t have to worry about technologies either, as the Hyperstrada is packed with all the features expected from a modern motorcycle such as ABS or DTC.

However, the Ducati Hyperstrada’s “technological core” is represented by the fresh Testastretta 11°, L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder, Desmodromic, liquid cooled engine. Fire it up and it will reward you with a maximum power of 110hp (81kW) at 9250rpm and 89 Nm (65.8 lb-ft) of torque at 7750 rpm.

To be able to resist to this massive power generated by the engine the motorcycle received a new trellis frame which is combined with top-of-the range chassis components. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the 2013 Hyperstrada retains its highly maneuverable 70° of lock-to-lock steering movement, while the wheelbase now increases to 1490mm.

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