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The KTM 450 SMR offers first class performances and is packed with many modern technologies which help it remain among the top dogs in its segment. Moreover, the motorcycle has received a series of upgrades for 2012, hence it just became better.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a new single-cylinder, 4-stroke, spark-ignition engine. The unit is liquid-cooled and has a 449.3 cc displacement. The engine is brought to life with a compact electric starter and is paired with a 5-speed transmission.

The 2012 KTM 459 SMR rides on new, front 48mm upside-down forks from WP, featuring closed-cartridge technology. On the other hand, the rear wheel is kept in check by a WP monoshock which has been specially tuned for Supermoto racing. Needless to say, that a wide setup range for rebound and compression damping allows individual adjustment of the chassis for the most diverse tracks.

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The dual sport bikes are starting to conquer more and more terrain with every year that passes, as their versatile character attracts many fans.

One of the latest dual purpose motorcycle launched by Honda is the 2012 CRF250L. The bike is powered by a liquid-cooled, DOHC, four-valve, 249cc single engine that features Honda’s proprietary Programmable Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), a gear-driven counter-balancer and a very compact cylinder head. Honda claims that its engine is able to offer 77-mpg fuel economy while giving the bike a range of around 154 miles from its 2.0-gallon tank.

The engine is mounted on a steel twin-spar frame which is light yet rigid. As far as suspensions go, the Honda CRF250L sports a front 43mm inverted fork which offers 8.7 inches of travel up and a preload-adjustable Pro-Link rear shock with 9.4 in. of travel.

The stopping power is assured by a single twin-piston caliper/256mm disc combo up front and a single-piston caliper and 220mm disc at the rear.

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If you’re looking for a capable dual purpose motorcycle, then you should take a closer at the 2012 Suzuki DR 200 S. The motorcycle features a fairly versatile character, being able to cope with a wide range of applications. With its perfect mix of agility and crisp handling, the Suzuki DR200SE is able to reward its rider with a thrilling ride every time he starts the engine.

As a tried and true dirt bike that possesses impressive qualities in it of itself, the 2012 Suzuki DR 200 S boasts of new features, including a seat height that’s now under 32" and an overall weight of just 278 lbs.

Power comes from a strong 199 cc, 4-stroke, air-cooled, OHC engine which cranks out enough power to keep your adrenaline level high. The stopping power is assured by front and rear disc brakes.

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The Suzuki TF125 won’t impress you with its dull appearance. However what makes this motorcycle interesting lies under its skin. The TF125 has been designed specifically to meet the need of a run-about bike that can work in a variety of working conditions.

The bike is powered by a strong 123cc, piston-reed-valve 2-stroke, air-cooled engine which combines an abundant use of torque to go with excellent fuel economy. The cylinder and crank injection system (CCIS) make sure the bike has necessary engine lubrication while a 6-speed transmission with proper gear ratios was also added, ensuring smooth riding on any surface.

Among the features offered by the 2012 TF125 you’ll find a special protector, extended fenders on both the right-and-left sidestands, a big luggage carrier and wide tread block pattern tires that’s ready for rough road riding. Not to mention about the extended front and rear mud flaps which protect rider and motorcycle from mud and dirt.

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Are you searching for a tough, retro-styled supermotard? Then you should take a closer look at the Suzuki DR124SM.

The 2012 Suzuki DR125SM is fitted with many modern features which help it deliver first class performance in terms of power and agility.

As far as design goes, the 2012 Suzuki DR124SM features an agile stance which is enhanced by the high placed front fender, the sleek seat and the sporty fairing.

The main attraction however is the capable 125 cc, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine that offers a decent level of power and is pretty economical too. The engine is combined with the Idling Speed Control (ISC) system which adjusts intake air-flow volume to constantly maintain proper idling rpm, and also performs cold-starting fast-idling.

The stopping power is assured by front 250mm and rear 220mm-disc brakes, each paired with a Nissin caliper.

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The Suzuki TS185ER has a lot to love. Though it’s most appreciated features are the versatile design and the powerful engine.

The old-school look of the 2012 Suzuki TS185ER is enhanced by the large headlight cover and the chrome-plated exhaust pipe protector. The design was also carefully penned to make the rider feel as comfortable as possible and you’ll especially like the saddle, serrated foot pegs and slip-free brake pedals.

Beside its versatile design, the 2012 Suzuki TS185ER is also equipped with a capable 183cm, air-cooled, power-read-valve 2-stroke engine that brings a load of features to the rider, including great power, quick response, and a rich and usable torque.

Other mechanical highlights of the 2012 Suzuki TS185ER include a maintenance-free electronics ignition system that brings precise ignition on all rpm range and a five-speed transmission with proper gear ratios chosen for smooth riding.

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Honda’s dirt bikes are among the best models in their segment and the XR650L makes no exception. This bike puts off road performance on the first place and regardless of what type of road lies beneath you, it is able to deal with it with poise. Whether it’s the off road or on-the-road, the XR650L spews out versatility, thanks to a great combination of power, suspension, durability, and fuel efficiency. The Honda XR650L also offers all the benefits of light weight, smart electric starter and excellent fuel economy.

Power comes from a strong 644cc overhead cam engine that is able to keep the bike lively in any situation. Meanwhile, the air cooling lessens the maintenance chores along with the engine’s gear-driven counterbalancer, which declines tiring vibrations.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Honda XR650L is packed with a 43mm air-adjustable leading-axle Showa cartridge fork up front and a rear Pro-Link Showa single shock with spring preload, 20-position compression and 20-position rebound damping adjustability.

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When made its debut, the Aprilia Sportcity was considered a pretty revolutionary scooter. Its big 15 inch wheels, the imposing tires and the capable engine were all working together to offer lively performance for those who wanted a fast but efficient way of urban transportation. Thanks to its versatile nature, the Sportcity was able to combine with success the comfort of a large wheel scooter with the power and handling of a sports scooter. Thanks to all these benefits, the Sportcity became pretty fast one of Aprilia’s best selling scooters.

Due to its success, the Aprilia Sportcity range has grown over the years and today is one of the most complete in its segment.

The new Aprilia Sportcity Cube features a design inspired by dynamism and advanced technology. This scooter is available in two engine displacements namely 125 cc and 300 cc.

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The SXV was born from Aprilia’s experience in motorcycle competitions. During its long life, the SXV has received many upgrades which help it remain among the top dogs from in its segment.

The motorcycle is powered by the modern 45.2 77° V twin engine which is one of the most compact units in its class. The engine has a maximum speed of 12,500 rpm (450 motard) and is paired with a five speed gearbox.

This strong engine is combined with similarly strong brakes. Thereby, the SXV features FTE calipers and lightweight wave discs (320 mm at the front) for maximum braking control even under the most challenging conditions. The 240 mm rear disc is braked by a single piston caliper for a perfect combination of power and control.

Other highlights include the mixed trellis and aluminum frame, a strong swingarm and the central exhaust system with twinned silencers under the rear mudguard.

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The Aprilia Sportcity One was designed to help you deal easier with urban traffic. The scooter features an attractive and modern design language which inspires dynamism and joy. The design also emphasise practicality, safety, agility and economy, with a flair for fashion and style.

Perhaps it goes without saying that the Sportcity was built with safety, fun and economy in mind, thereby it offers an enjoyable riding experience and ultra low costs of ownership. The Aprilia Sportcity One conserves all the features that made the bigger Sportcity so popular, but offers an even better quality to price ratio.

The Sportcity One is available with a choice of two engine sizes (50 and 125) to cover all possible urban mobility needs. You also get a pretty generous fuel tank with a capacity of 7.5 litres.

All components are mounted on a classical open cradle frame in high strength steel tube. The frame delivers excellent rigidity and gives a confidence-inspiring ride and an excellent level of active safety.

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