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The BMW R1200RT is a pretty capable sport touring motorcycle. Though, BMW considered that it can still be improved even more so they went on and made a few modifications. Therefore the 2012 generation received a new boxer engine with much more torque and new DOHC cylinder heads. The bike has also a fresh cockpit, new shift units, new hydraulic reservoir and handlebar separately mounted and a new audio system.

Compared to the previous model, the new R1200RT is also slightly taller and wider, two attributes that improve the road stability and rider protection.

The BMW R1200RT is also featuring an ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) with damping, spring base and now also spring rate adjustable at the touch of a button. Not to mention about the Integral ABS and hard-shell cases, all offered as standard equipment.

As far as styling goes, the new model received new fairing and a redesigned cockpit with visor and adjustable foot shift lever.

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BMW is considered a benchmark in the automotive industry and both its cars and motorcycles come with top notch performances and sharp designs.

The BMW F800ST makes no exception and sports a capable engine and a very attractive design. The F800ST was engineered to be an extremely effective sport touring bike.

The motorcycle is powered by a highly sophisticated 2-cylinder in-line engine which develops a maximum output of 80 hp and is able to deal effortless with the most demanding tasks. The engine is equipped with a modern toothed belt drive with loss-free power transmission.

Thanks to its capable engine the BMW F800ST can reach a top speed of over 125 mph (200 km/h). The fuel consumption is rated at 69 mpg (at constant 90 km/h) and 70 mpg (at 120 km/h).

In addition, there are provided many smart and beautiful accessories which will enable you to freely express your personal sports touring bike.

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One of the most comfortable and practical motorcycles built by Moto Guzzi is the Norge 1200 GT. The bike offers top notch ergonomics, e sporty windscreen, forgivable suspensions and easy maneuverability.

With a dry weight of 542 lbs, the 2012 Norge is powered by a new 90-degree v-twin, air-cooled engine with a displacement of 1,151 cc. The engine has more power than its predecessor and delivers rock-solid low-end torque. Apart from the sporty engine the 2012 Norge is packed with front and rear ABS and Brembo brake components.

It’s also worthy of being mentioned that the motorcycle is packed with Compact Reactive Shaft Drive with a steel frame and a fully adjustable suspension system which helps to deliver a comfortable ride.

The Moto Guzzi Norge 1200 GT comes with a standard two-year factory warranty and 24-hour roadside assistance.

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The 2012 Stelvio 1200 ABS keeps the previous model’s main features which include the 200-cc, air-cooled, transverse V-Twin, which delivers a maximum output of 105 hp at 7,250 rpm and 81 lb-ft of torque at 5,500 rpm. To improve the motorcycle’s range, the old 18 liter power tank was replaced with a bigger one with a capacity of 32 liters.

Moto Guzzi never disappointed us at the ergonomy chapter and the 2012 Stelvio 1200 makes no exception. It offers a wide, long and cushy seat, low foot pegs and dual hand grips. Moreover, you’ll also find find a waterproof locked storage place under the seat complete with a 12-volt outlet.

The suspension is adjustable not only for spring preload but also for the hydraulic response during compression and rebound. The front end is controlled by a solid upside-down Marzocchi fork, with 50mm stanchions and 170mm travel, while the rear suspension includes a Sachs unit that works on a 155mm stroke.

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The Moto Morini Granpasso H83 is one of the newest models launched by the Italian manufacturer. The new model has a lot to love, but it manages to stand out from the crowd thanks to its capable V-twin engine. The 87° V-Twin, liquid cooled unit is made in Italy and cranks out a maximum power of 118 hp @ 8500 rpm and 103.6 Nm of torque at 7000 rpm. The engine is combined with a similarly sporty six speed transmission and a generous 27 liters fuel tank.

The V-Twin unit is mounted on a high-strength tubular trellis frame which is backed up by a set of capable suspensions. At front you’ll find a Marzocchi Magnum fork with 50 mm-diameter upside down legs, with plates in a cast light alloy, while out back there is a twin swing arm combined with a single shock absorber from Ohlins with piggy back tank. Needless to say, the shock absorber is multi-adjustable with external remote device in length, pre-load, rebound and compression damping.

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The BMW R1200GS Adventure is a tough motorcycle which is ready to join its rider in the wildest on or off road adventures.

The motorcycle offers a wide range of features which help it tackle any mission with ease. For the starters, it comes with an aggressive design language that inspires confidence and agility. You also get top notch ergonomics thanks to the comfortable saddle and handlebar.

At the heart of the R1200GS Adventure lies an unstoppable DOHC engine, borrowed from the HP2 Sport. The R 1200 GS Adventure’s engine rewards you with a peak torque of 88 ft-lb available at 6000 rpm and a maximum power of 110 hp at 7750 rpm.

The 2013 model is also offered with an anniversary package which comprises a matt black/gold paint finish, high-quality model inscriptions and an exclusive brass plate on the clamp.

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The sporty MW F800GS has received a set of revisions for 2013. Like its predecessor, the new generation offers a perfect combination between on and off road riding being a fairly versatile and practical enduro motorcycle.

As far as design goes, the 2013 model received a refreshed front with a new fuel tank trim, intake snorkel, upper mudguard and a new windshield.
The 2013 BMW F800GS is propelled by a Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line two-cylinder engine with a capacity of 798 cc. The engine is rated at 63 kW (85 hp) at 7,500 rpm and 61 lb/ft (83 Nm) of torque at 5,750 rpm.

On the features list you’ll find ABS as standard and optional ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) and ASC (traction control). Additionally lowering is now available as an option, which helps you create a convenient seat height of 32.3 inches.

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The Moto Morini Scrambler was built on the foundation of the 9 ½ project and was especially developed for crossover use. In its off road adventures, the motorcycle is helped by its massive 19 inch front and 17 inch rear wheels which are wrapped in tread-blocked tyres.

As far as design goes, the Scrambler looks pretty good featuring a rugged, but pretty modern style. The 21 liter tank is one of the most striking styling elements and has a sporty and ergonomic design which is not intrusive for the rider. Taking about riding position is worthy of being mentioned that the seat forms a single piece with the streamlined tail and is fairly comfortable.

Power comes from a 1187 cc, liquid cooled engine which delivers 86 Kw (117 HP) @ 8500 rpm and 102 Nm (10.4 Kgm) of torque @ 6700 rpm.

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The BMW F700GS is the direct successor of the old F 650 GS model. The motorcycle is propelled by a 75 hp 798 cc engine which helps it reach a maximum speed of 119 mph while fuel consumption is rated at 60 mpg, at a constant 55 mph speed.

The new 2013 BMW F700GS is offered with ABS as standard while ESA (Electronic Suspension Adjustment) and ASC (traction control) are offered as an option. Compared to the old F 650 GS the new 700GS has a better riding position thanks to the reduced seat height and the lowering option.

The motorcycle has also received a new windshield, fresh dial faces, smoke-tinted turn indicators and LED rear lights. As far as colors go, the 2013 BMW F700GS is available in Red Apple Metallic, Ostra Grey metallic matt and dynamic Glacier Silver metallic.

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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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