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BMW is famous for its top notch products and the F 800 GT makes no exception. The motorcycle was built with versatility in mind and can tackle long journeys effortless.

At the heart of the motorcycle lies a 798cc, water-cooled, 4-stroke, in-line two-cylinder engine with two overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder and dry sump lubrication.

The engine develops a maximum power of 90 Hp (66 KW) at 8,000 rpm and 63 Lb/Ft (86 Nm) of torque at 5,800 Rpm and is mated to a constant mesh 6-Speed gearbox. Thanks to the strong engine, the motorcycle can reach a maximum speed of over 125 mph with a fuel consumption of 69 mpg (calculated at a constant speed of 90 kmph).

The stopping power is handled by front dual floating disc brakes, with a diameter of 320 Mm grabbed by 4-piston fixed calipers and rear single disc brakes with a diameter of 265 Mm sqeezed by single-piston floating calipers. For enhanced stopping power you also get a standard ABS system.

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Comfortable, agile and fast, the Can-Am Spyder ST-S is ready to follow your lead with obedience every time you jump on its back.

It comes with a Rotax, 998cc, V-Twin, liquid-cooled engine with electronic fuel injection and electronic throttle control. The unit cranks out a maximum power of 100 Hp (74.5 KW) at 7500 rpm and 80 Lb-Ft. (108 Nm) of torque at 5000 rpm. The unit can be combined with both manual and automatic transmissions.

Among the special features offered by the Can-Am Spyder ST-S you’ll find a custom trim, carbon-black 15-in. wheels, rider footboards and electronic cruise control.

For enhanced safety, the Can-Am Spyder ST-S comes with a modern Vehicle Stability System developed in partnership with BOSCH. The system integrates ABS, traction control and stability control offering a safe and unique riding experience.

The 2014 Can-Am Spyder ST-S is offered with a base price of $20,349.

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MV Agusta has prepared us a pretty big surprise as it secretly developed an all new motorcycle. The new model is called the Turismo Veloce 800 and will be revealed on November 4th in Milan, Italy at the EICMA show.

Unfortunately, we don’t have many details about the new MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 but we can expect it to be equipped with the company’s 800cc three cylinder engine, which currently powers the F3, B3 and Rivale models. Given the fact that we are obviously talking about a new touring motorcycle judging after its name, the new Turismo Velove 800 should also put more accent on comfort and practicality than its sporty siblings.

We can also expect it to come with a comprehensive list of touring accessories, such as spacious sidecases, saddle bags and a potent audio system. A generous fuel tank will certainly be thrown into the mix as well as high end brakes and suspensions.

Stay tuned for more details.

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The 2014 Can-Am Spyder RT is a comfortable three wheeler built with agility in mind. It is fitted with automotive inspired technologies and offers generous storage places, top notch ergonomics and a comprehensive list of special features that make it a highly desirable machinery.

Among the features offered by the Can-AM Spyder RT you’ll find a Vehicle Stability System, a manual or semi-automatic transmission and an AM / FM audio system with iPod integration.

Power comes from a Rotax 1330 ACE, in-line 3 cylinders, liquid-cooled engine with electronic fuel injection and electronic throttle control. The unit delivers a maximum power of 115 Hp (85.8 KW) at 7250 RPM and 96 Lb-Ft. (130.1 Nm) of torque at 5000 RPM. As far as efficiency is concerned, the Can-Am Spyder RT can ride up to 252 miles at 62 mph (406 km at 100 km/h) on one tank.

The Can-Am Spyder RT is offered with a base price of $22,999.

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If you like wild adventures on two wheels then you’ll certainly like the new BMW R 1200 GS Adventure. This tasty adventurer is based on the R1200 GS and is propelled by a 1170 cc, air/liquid-cooled boxer engine. The unit delivers a maximum output of 92 kW (125 hp) at 7,750 rpm and 92 lb-ft of torque at 6500 rpm. All this power is kept under control by a as the six-speed gearbox that is integrated into the engine housing togheter with the wet clutch.

Compared to the standard model, the Adventure version comes with a set of key modifications which make it tougher and more capable to deal with harsh conditions.

Among the modifications you’ll find a larger fuel tank that has a capacity of 7.9 gallons, a 0.8 inch longer spring travel, a larger seat and a slightly modified engine.

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Meet the Ural Yamal SE sidecar. This Russian machine was especially developed to be able to deal effortless with the toughest tracks, so it’s the perfect partner for long adventures on three wheels.

The Yamal comes with a sealed double hull, a customized oar and an orange paint job. At its heart lies an OHV, air-cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder engine with a displacement of 749cc. Fire up the unit and it will reward you with a maximum output of 40 hp at 5600 rpm and 38 ft.lbs at 4600 rpm. The engine transfers its power to the ground through a five speed transmission and propels you to a maximum speed of 65 mph.

Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a two fog lights mounted on the sidecar bumper, a windscreens for both the rider and passenger and a 5.0 gallons fuel tank.

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Ural has finally revealed the complete details about its new sidecar named the Gaucho Rambler LE. The new sidecar is basically a limited edition model and comes with an old school paint job and a complete Blanket & Camp kit that includes a Pendleton Journey West blanket, a coffee pot, two mugs, two plates and a frying pan.

The motorcycle is propelled by an OHV, air-cooled, 4 stroke, opposed twin cylinder with a displacement of 749cc. The engine delivers a maximum output of 40 hp at 5600 rpm and 38 lb.ft. of torque at 4600 rpm. All this power is kept in leash by a modern transmission (4 forward, one reverse) and the maximum speed is rated somewhere around the 65 Mph mark.

The stopping power is handled by front Brembo brakes with full floating disk and rear mechanical drums.

As far as prices are concerned, the 2014 Ural Gaucho Rambler LE can be yours for no less than $14,350.

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Star Motorcycles revealed their 2014 version of the V Star 1300 Deluxe. The motorcycle comes with a comprehensive list of comfort features including an audio system with iPod/iPhone compability, audio hand controller, a Garmin zumo 665 motorcycle-friendly navigation system, hard bags and steel fenders.

The 2014 Star Motorcycles V Star 1300 Deluxe is propelled by a liquid-cooled, V-twin; SOHC, 4 valves/cylinder engine with a displacement of 80-cubic-inch (1304cc). The unit is mated to a 5-speed transmission with multiplate wet clutch.

The bike is built on a double cradle frame and rides on 41mm telescopic forks (5.3-In travel) and a rear single shock (4.3-In travel).

Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a braced steel swingarm, a dish-shaped seat, a 4.9 gallons fuel tank, seven-spoke cast wheels and a pair of 298mm front brake discs.

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With its classy appearance, low slung stature and the imposing personality, the 2014 Star Motorcycles Road Star S is a fairly unique cruiser that has a lot to love. You also get a 32 degree rake that gives the entire motorcycle a relaxed stance.

The motorcycle is built on a double-cradle frame that is rigid yet stiff assuring a high level of agility. The frame houses a 102 cubic inch (1670 cc), air cooled 48° V twin, pushrod OHV engine with 4 valves per cylinder. The engine’s power is kept in leash by a 5-Speed, wide-ratio transmission with multiplate wet clutch.

Once on board you are welcomed by a comfy seat, an ergonomically designed handlebar and a ultra-thin, tank-mounted speedometer.

The 2014 Star Motorcycles Road Star S is offered with a base price of $ 12,990.

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If you like the Roadliner S then you’ll be happy to know that the company has just released the 2014 model year.

The new model looks like a classy machinery and features a host of tasty details that give it a pretty distinctive character. There is also a lot of chrome and Roadliner S’s famous headlight that inspires power and confidence.

Powered by a 113 cubic inch (1854 cc), air cooled, pushrod 48 degree, V twin engine the 2014 Star motorcycles Roadliner S delivers an estimated fuel economy of 42 mpg.

The engine features four pushrod-activated valves and two spark plugs per cylinder for enhanced efficiency. Its power is transferred to the rear wheel through a 5-Speed transmission with multiplate wet clutch.

The 2014 Star Motorcycles Roadliner S is offered with a base price of $ 14,990.

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