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2018 - 2022 Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 - Performance, Price and Photos

2018 - 2022 Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 - Performance, Price and Photos

Husky gives us a saucy little scrambler

Husqvarna Motorcycles, long known for its off-road prowess, continues the plunge into the sort-of street bike market with its Svartpilen 410. Set up like an urban scrambler, Husky bills the Svartpilen as an entry-level commuter/explorer with an easy-to-ride and fun nature.

A 375 cc thumper drives the “Black Arrow” with 43 horsepower under the control of a ride-by-wire throttle and slipper clutch that couples engine power to the six-speed gearbox. Suspension and rolling gear reflect a certain amount of off-road capability useful for soft surfaces.

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2022 Suzuki GSX-R600 - Performance, Price, and Photos

2022 Suzuki GSX-R600 - Performance, Price, and Photos

The GSX-R600: It’s a Gixxer... ’nuff said

Suzuki continues the Gixxer family legacy into the 2022 model year with the GSX-R600 powered by a 599 cc engine and includes all the sporty handling that is expected in this prestigious line.

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Meet The Daffy Duc - A Looney Tunes-inspired Ducati Scrambler That'll Re-ignite Your Cartoon Craze

Meet The Daffy Duc - A Looney Tunes-inspired Ducati Scrambler That’ll Re-ignite Your Cartoon Craze

If Mr Coyote had this, we’re pretty sure it was game-over for the Road Runner

With OTT platforms taking over conventional TVs, the OG cartoons like Looney Tunes have disappeared from the horizon altogether, leaving millennials and Gen-X with no option but to reminisce the good ol’ days. However, if you’re a motorcycle fanatic in love with Looney Tunes, let us offer an epic solution. Meet the Daffy Duc, a custom Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled by Portland-based MotoCorsa which dons a smashing Looney Tunes-inspired livery among other noteworthy changes. Oh, and it’s up for grabs too.

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2017 - 2022 Suzuki GSX-R1000R - Performance, Price, and Photos

2017 - 2022 Suzuki GSX-R1000R - Performance, Price, and Photos

GSX-R1000R: Fiery-Eyed Pegdraggers Rejoice!

Coming off a fresh update in 2017, Suzuki carries its GSX-R1000R into MY2022 with little else in the way of changes. The next-gen “Gixxer” 1000 brought an all-new 999.8 cc powerplant to the table with a claimed 199 horsepower at the shaft and a whole passel of electronic goodies to help manage all those ponies. Traction control, lean-sensitive ABS, launch control and more, Suzuki’s flagship literbike comes equipped with overlapping safety nets to help keep us non-professional riders dirty-side down as we explore our envelope. MotoGP tech influences the design to give you a little taste of track-day performance, or at the very least, ’performance light.’

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This Fully Loaded 2018 MV Agusta F3 RC Is A Rampant Supersport Waiting To Amp Up Your Garage

This Fully Loaded 2018 MV Agusta F3 RC Is A Rampant Supersport Waiting To Amp Up Your Garage

The stock bike is special as it is, but this example with just 1074 miles ups the ante with some tasty aftermarket upgrades

MV Agusta is a name long-associated with exotic motorcycles and one such example is the F3 800 Reparto Corse (a.k.a F3 800 RC), a limited edition of the already phenomenal F3 800. Only 500 of these went on sale in 2018 worldwide and if you’re drooling over it, we’ve got some good news.

This is #177 of the 500 F3 RCs produced and is up for grabs at Iconic Motorbike Auctions. The bike has some pretty mouth-watering aftermarket parts to help you attain permanent bragging rights.

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2016 - 2022 Suzuki DR-Z400S / DR-Z400SM - Performance, Price, and Photos

2016 - 2022 Suzuki DR-Z400S / DR-Z400SM - Performance, Price, and Photos

Fuel-injection haters rejoice! Suzuki still has carbureted dual sports

Pitting the fuel-injection fans against the carburetor fans, we score a point for the latter with the DR-Z400S and DR-Z400SM from Suzuki. Fuel injection hasn’t yet made an appearance in Suzuki’s dual-sport lineup, which was a good thing or a bad thing, depending on which side of the fence you’re on. For 2022, the DR-Z siblings haven’t yet been touched by the FI update. Sharing the same engine as the 500EXC from KTM, the DR-Zs come on a different chassis with progressive-link rear suspension. The “SM” — the SuperMoto of the family — and the “S” feature a six-liter air box with quick-release fasteners trouble-free access to the air filter and special low profile mirrors that rotate hoping to avoid damage, both are pluses when you’re playing in the dirt.

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2015 - 2022 Suzuki GSX-R750 - Performance, Price, and Photos

2015 - 2022 Suzuki GSX-R750 - Performance, Price, and Photos

The GSX-R750 is certainly not for the faint of heart

Suzuki keeps improving and expanding its signature supersport series, and the 2022 GSX-R750 carries the torch first ignited by the original Gixxer 750 all the way back in 1984. Granted, the “late model” Gixxers dropped the steel frame in favor of aluminum, and the air-cooled engine has been replaced with a jacketed mill, but the overall mission for the bike remains the same: to provide the general public with the most race-ready production bike available for legal use on the street. Of course, the rest of the market has caught up to Suzuki and the supersport segment is flooded with similarly capable rides — and a good number of more capable sleds — though the most race-tastic of them are far more expensive than the $12k-ish GSX-R750.

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2015 - 2022 Yamaha XT250 - Performance, Price, and Photos

2015 - 2022 Yamaha XT250 - Performance, Price, and Photos

It’s a scrappy dual sport with a double-dose of fun

With a wide-ratio five-speed and an air-cooled 250 cc engine, the Yamaha XT250 is a proper little dual-sport machine and with a little more attention to two-up riding than you might expect in an off-road-capable bike.

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2018 - 2022 Suzuki GSX250R - Performance, Price, and Photos

2018 - 2022 Suzuki GSX250R - Performance, Price, and Photos

The GSX250R is the mighty little sportbike that could

All-new in 2018, the GSX250R from Suzuki is set to enter the race to the bottom. Not the bottom of the stack, but the bottom of the displacement range with its 248 cc fuel-injected, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine. Suzuki jumps on the go-small-or-go-home bandwagon with a sportbike carrying all the genetic markers of the Katana family, and exactly what you would expect from one of the Big Four.

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2016 - 2022 Yamaha TW200 - Performance, Price, and Photos

2016 - 2022 Yamaha TW200 - Performance, Price, and Photos

Fuel-injection haters rejoice! Yamaha still makes a carbureted dual sport

The Yamaha TW200, brought forward for 2022 with its scrappy little 196 cc engine, is a nice learning bike, fully street legal but with that distinctive motocross-style swale seat that says you’re going off-road. On the move, the bike has nice low-end torque and you’ll feel the front end trying to come up when you get even a little twisty. Dual sport, yes, but so much about this bike just begs to be in the dirt.

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2022 Suzuki DR650S - Performance, Price, and Photos

2022 Suzuki DR650S - Performance, Price, and Photos

The DR650S could be the “I-wanna-have-fun” bike you’ll hang on to

It’s not the most attractive bike in the dual sport stable, though it’s small and scrappy with a 644 cc engine and so much fun to ride. With a glance at the DR650S from Suzuki you might just dismiss it as an enduro bike. That would be doing it an injustice. It’s really a basic adventure bike that will get you off the pavement and into the woods with perhaps more gumption than a real adventure bike. Priced affordably, it isn’t tragic to drop it as it would be otherwise and it is lightweight enough that you can pick it up and keep going.

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2014 - 2022 Honda CBR600RR - Performance, Price, and Photos

2014 - 2022 Honda CBR600RR - Performance, Price, and Photos

It’s a MotoGP-inspired race replica

Honda’s latest generation of 600 cc CBR supersports toes the family line with its race-winning blend of power and maneuverability all packed onto a MotoGP-inspired chassis. Much like the original CBR600RR that hit the streets back in ’03 and was built as a racebike replica, the current model features a strong engine along with a front suspension featuring Honda’s 41mm Big Piston Fork for superb handling and snappy action, plus MotoGP-inspired bodywork in a race-tested aerodynamic supersport design.

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2018 - 2022 Kawasaki Ninja 400 - Performance, Price, and Photos

2018 - 2022 Kawasaki Ninja 400 - Performance, Price, and Photos

It’s the new big small-displacement Ninja

Kawasaki took the next step in the struggle to find that perfect balance between displacement, performance, and affordability with thenew-from-2018 Ninja 400. This ride delivers the aggressive styling that you expect from the Ninja family with a host of improvements over the previous generation. More power, less weight, and a mature presentation should hold the new Ninja in good stead in the highly-competitive small-displacement sportbike market that serves as the main battlefield in the contest to instill some brand loyalty in the increasingly important new buyer base.

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2017 - 2022 Suzuki SV650

2017 - 2022 Suzuki SV650

It’s the new look of the UJM standard

Suzuki continued with the evolution of the SV650 line with the all-new-in-2017 SV650. Built on the success of the original SV650 that covered 1999 through 2008, and its offspring, the SFV650 “Gladius,” the new ride carries the SV DNA into a new generation. With a revamped 645 cc engine, it has more horsepower than ever before.

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