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CFMoto Launches Seven New Motorcycles In The USA (Including A Honda Grom Rival)

CFMoto Launches Seven New Motorcycles In The USA (Including A Honda Grom Rival)

With ADVs, mini bikes, streetfighters, and neo-retro offerings, there’s one for every type of rider

After a six-year-long hiatus, Chengfung Motors (CFMoto) has made a comeback in the U.S. motorcycle market by launching not one, not two, but seven motorcycles, namely the Papio, 300NK, 300SS, 650NK, 650 Adventura, and the 700 CL-X twins. Let’s take a look at them one by one.

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2018 - 2021 Honda CB650R - Performance, Price, and Photos

2018 - 2021 Honda CB650R - Performance, Price, and Photos

The new neo-sport café adds its retro-tastic flare to the middleweight field

After a race to the upper displacement range and a subsequent search for the bottom usable cubeage, Honda revisited its midrange and spruced up its CB650R ahead of the 2019 model year. That’s right sports fans; the Neo Sport Café concept has gone to production under this new moniker, and it rolled into MY2019 with a handful of tweaks that brushed up the looks and carved off a little fat. The powerplant also took a beating from the buffhammer to turn out a 5-percent increase in power with changes to improve rideability and safety.

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‘07 Ducati SportClassic GT1000 Is The Perfect Auction Bike That No Cafe Racer Fanboy Can Ignore

‘07 Ducati SportClassic GT1000 Is The Perfect Auction Bike That No Cafe Racer Fanboy Can Ignore

With barely any blemishes and loads of aftermarket bits, this is one is a minter and one of the neatest GT1000’s out there

Ducati is home to several astounding motorcycles and one such piece of art is the SportClassic GT1000.

Though the motorcycle was only on sale from 2007 to 2010, if you’re looking to own one of these, BringATrailer has posted a pristine ’07 GT1000. Here’s a look at it.

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Feast Your Eyes On This Gorgeous Electric Cafe Racer Based On The Super Soco TC Electric Bike

Feast Your Eyes On This Gorgeous Electric Cafe Racer Based On The Super Soco TC Electric Bike

Here’s a custom e-Bike by Benjamin Surain that’s taking on the retro-cafe racer route and with more power on tap, we’re not complaining

Electric motorcycles are all about pushing the technological boundaries and boasting futuristic designs.

However, when a customer brought in his Super Soco TC electric bike to Belgian designer Benjamin Surain’s door, he did the opposite, taking a step back and converting the modern e-bike into a staggering yet minimalistic cafe racer.

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Need A Stylish Crown To Match Your Retro Ride? Then, These New Shoei Helmets Are For You!

Need A Stylish Crown To Match Your Retro Ride? Then, These New Shoei Helmets Are For You!

To top it all, they won’t break the bank either

With the popularity of retro bikes going off the roof, the need for cool-looking riding gear to match is also at an all-time high.

Owing to this, Shoei has unveiled three new graphics for its retro helmets, EX-Zero and Glamster, which will make you look cooler than ever aboard your classic bikes.

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These Scrambler & Cafe Racer Motorcycles From Italy Are Arguably The Prettiest 125cc Bikes You'll Ever See

These Scrambler & Cafe Racer Motorcycles From Italy Are Arguably The Prettiest 125cc Bikes You’ll Ever See

They still also pack some pretty impressive hardware for such small displacement bikes

Italy is home to some of the most premium and gorgeous motorcycles in the world, most of which are fairly expensive big bikes.

But what about the entry-level segment? Well, FB Mondial, an Italian bikemaker with a prestigious racing heritage in the world championship, took matters into its own hands, creating these two stunning 125cc motorcycles called the HPS 125 and Pagani 1948 Sports Classic 125.

Let’s take a look.

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Honda Hawk 11 Officially Revealed

Honda Hawk 11 Officially Revealed

Cafe Racer Version of Africa Twin and NT1100

After all the teaser images and videos, Honda finally releases official images of the Hawk 11 Cafe Racer ahead of its official launch at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show.

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2022 Honda Hawk 11 Breaks Cover: Five Things You Must Know

2022 Honda Hawk 11 Breaks Cover: Five Things You Must Know

Honda’s answer to the Triumph Thruxton R is here...well, almost

After teasing us for what seems like an eternity, Honda has finally unveiled the Hawk 11 cafe-racer in Japan. While the official spec-sheet is yet to break cover, here are five must-know things about the bike.

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This Dapper Limited Edition Ducati Paul Smart 1000 With 14 Miles Could Be Yours

This Dapper Limited Edition Ducati Paul Smart 1000 With 14 Miles Could Be Yours

Only 65 examples made it to the USA, which certainly adds to the bikes’ exclusivity

In these modern times, classic limited edition motorcycles are all the riot if you want to brag to your mates or just feel super special and if you’re looking for one, Bring A Trailer has you covered.

The online seller has put up a limited edition Ducati Paul Smart 1000 for auction, which is one of the ONLY 65 bikes that ever made it to the United States. Let’s take a deep look at what this magical bike offers.

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The Hawk 11 Is the Most Exciting New Honda For a Long Time

The Hawk 11 Is the Most Exciting New Honda For a Long Time

This looks like the most exciting new bike from Japan for a long time

The Hawk 11 neo-cafe racer is the most exciting new model to come from Honda for a long time and is the closest thing to a ’modern classic’ yet.

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This Bodykit Converts Your Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Into A Full-faired Sportbike

This Bodykit Converts Your Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 Into A Full-faired Sportbike

Not only does this body kit completely transform your sporty cafe racer, but it’s also super easy on your pocket

The Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 has been a go-to motorcycle for custom bikemakers looking to create easy-on-the-pocket builds. But MK Designs, based out of India, has something for existing customers, can up the sport quotient on your GT 650 by a sizeable chunk.

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Here's Your Chance To Take Home The Scintillating 2002 Ducati MH900 Evoluzione

Here’s Your Chance To Take Home The Scintillating 2002 Ducati MH900 Evoluzione

With just 5272 miles on the clock, this Italian is guaranteed to turn heads even two decades on

Back in the late 1990s, renowned motorcycle designer Pierre Terblanche sketched an ultra-beautiful motorcycle for Ducati. While the bike wasn’t really meant to go into production, Ducati received immensely positive feedback about this bike which ultimately led to Ducati deciding to bring this sketch to life, thus introducing the exotic Ducati MH900E.

To keep things interesting, the Italian giant only made 2,000 MH900E’s and the first 1,000 were sold out in just 31 minutes!

Thanks to this exclusivity, even after 22 years of its first launch, the MH900E still remains one of the most popular buys amongst collectors. And if you want one for yourself, Iconic Motorbike Auctions has one available. Let’s take a look at it.

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A Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 With More Power Than A Ninja 650? Nope, We Ain't Kidding

A Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 With More Power Than A Ninja 650? Nope, We Ain’t Kidding

Built by Baak Motorcycles, this is one of the finest custom Royal Enfield Continental GT 650s you’ll ever come across

When looking for a value-for-money multi-cylinder bike, it doesn’t really get any better than the Royal Enfield Continental GT 650. Hailing from India, the bike offers a fantastic blend of classic styling and a thumping engine.

The only gripe with it though can be its power output, which is closer to 400cc bikes rather than its 650cc rivals.

To counter this, French bikemaker Baak Motorcycles has taken matters into its own hands and has created a one-of-a-kind custom Continental GT 650, putting out more power than the Kawasaki Ninja 650!

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The Much-Awaited Honda Hawk 11 Neo-Retro Bike To Debut In March

The Much-Awaited Honda Hawk 11 Neo-Retro Bike To Debut In March

This short teaser gives us a rough idea of what to expect from the upcoming bike

Honda has dropped the first-ever teaser image and video of its upcoming Hawk 11. To jog your memory, there had been several rumors suggesting that a new old-school Honda motorcycle is set to swoop in, essentially replacing the CB1100 that was discontinued last year.

But that’s not all, another teaser will drop sometime between now and the official launch date of the bike, set to take place at the Osaka Motorcycle Show 2022 scheduled for March the 19th.

With that out of the way, let’s dive into the details (or whatever we know so far).

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2018 - 2022 Kawasaki Z900RS CAFE

2018 - 2022 Kawasaki Z900RS CAFE

It’s more than just a Z900RS with a bullet fairing

Kawasaki maintains the momentum it garnered in 2018 by rolling its popular Z900RS CAFE straight over into MY2022. And, why not? It’s hard to argue with success, and the retro-tastic looks and modern performance make excellent bedfellows, especially with the Seventies-fabulous graphics as the icing on the proverbial cake. The “CAFE” falls at the southern edge of liter-bike territory, which could potentially be dangerous for a new rider, but it carries all the requisite safety equipment needed to keep it dirty-side down.

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Back to the 1970s: SALT Declares 2022 The Year of the Two-Stroke With New Road Model

Back to the 1970s: SALT Declares 2022 The Year of the Two-Stroke With New Road Model

Two-Stroke Road Burner Uses KTM 300 TPI Engine

Australian company Salt Motorcycles has launched what they claim is the ultimate 2-stroke road bike, designed for the open road with lots of corners

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2016 - 2022 Yamaha Bolt R-Spec / Bolt C-Spec

2016 - 2022 Yamaha Bolt R-Spec / Bolt C-Spec

The performance bobber with an attitude

The Bolt from Yamaha’s Star cruiser line is a cool little bobber-style bike with its high tank, short wheelbase, and solo seat. It’s a nice around town bike — lightweight and agile — and naked with real-steel sheet metal, so it just begs you to customize it. What could be better? Enter the Bolt’s siblings, the dressier Bolt R-Spec and the café racer Bolt C-Spec. The Spec duo are every bit as snappy and fun to ride as the Bolt, but with some upgrades, both hardware and cosmetic. Powered by the air-cooled 942 cc V-twin engine, the Specs are in the same size slot as the Bolt: not too small that you’ll outgrow it right away and not so big to be overwhelming for new riders. At just a few bills more than the Bolt, they’re worth a look.

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Custom Bike of the Day: Honda CB550 ZEBlower

Custom Bike of the Day: Honda CB550 ZEBlower

Popbang Classics workshop creates magic

Japanese air-cooled inline four-cylinder engines are a popular choice for custom builders but rarely are they as perfectly formed as this supercharged CB550 from Popbang Classics

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Triumph, Norton, BSA: Now DOT Makes a Comeback

Triumph, Norton, BSA: Now DOT Makes a Comeback

You can ask ’who?’ but theres a lot of history there

DOT might not be a name you’re familiar with but the company has a long history and is now back with two bikes, one a cafe racer and one a scrambler. Deep pockets required!

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2017 - 2020 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

2017 - 2020 Harley-Davidson Street Rod

Harley’s hot little urban commuter

Traffic-carving performance wasn’t the first thing I thought of when hearing the name Harley-Davidson, but the MoCo started changing that perception with the new-in-2017 Street Rod 750. While it is, in fact, based on the Street 750, multiple changes in the setup and equipment turn it into another animal entirely. Shorter steering geometry, a more aggressive rider triangle and a more powerful engine come together in H-D’s decisive push into the sport-standard market.

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Is The Two-Stroke Road Bike Dead? This Company Doesn't Think So.

Is The Two-Stroke Road Bike Dead? This Company Doesn’t Think So.

British manufacturer beats legislation to build the ultimate road bike

0The Two-Stroke Is Not Dead Yet0
Who wants a two-stroke road bike? Who is disappointed you can’t buy one? Who would be happy if you were able to buy one?
There are many of us who remember with great fondness the 2-stroke engine, with its distinctive sound, smell and blistering performance out of all proportion to its capacity.
Back in the 1990s, the writing was on the wall for the two-stroke. The emissions were just too high for the bleating environmental lobby, and the manufacturers were (...)

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Unico Moto Transform A Monster Ducati into A Classic Cafe Racer

Unico Moto Transform A Monster Ducati into A Classic Cafe Racer

All the power and technology from the 900 Monster withou handlebar !

There are custom bikes and there are custom bikes. And then there is this beauty from Unico Moto in Florida. Featured in www.pipeburn.com, it was too good to not share here. It started life as a Ducati Monster and a Ducati 900SS but that’s where the similarity ends. Unbelievable attention to detail and some of the best fabrication work we’ve seen go to make this one very special creation.

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