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Reports Suggest No New Superbikes From MV Agusta In 2017

Reports Suggest No New Superbikes From MV Agusta In 2017

There will be no new superbikes from MV Agusta in 2017. That’s what reports quoting MV Agusta CEO Giovanni Castiglioni are saying this week. Many ownership changes over the past decade and a declining market have forced MV to cut production drastically, and it also incurred substantial costs with the recent upgrades to the Brutale 800 […]

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Dakar Stage 2 – Toby Price Takes Lead

Dakar Stage 2 – Toby Price Takes Lead

Toby Price has taken the lead in the Dakar after a solid win in the second stage. Price started the day 17th and 1m23s behind overnight leader Juan Pedrero Garcia, which gave him a good starting point in the field as they dealt with the 40 degree heat and dusty conditions in Argentina. The field […]

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Dakar Stage 1 – Toby Price Best Of The Australians In 17th Place

Dakar Stage 1 – Toby Price Best Of The Australians In 17th Place

Toby Price began his Dakar title defence overnight (Australian time) with a steady run finishing 17th in the first stage. “There were a lot of people right near the track and a bit of wildlife, so I just took it nice and easy and we’re through day one so far,” Price said “Tomorrow, it just […]

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KTM 690 Duke And 690 Duke R Recalled Over Possible Brake Failure

KTM 690 Duke And 690 Duke R Recalled Over Possible Brake Failure

Owners of a KTM 690 Duke or 690 Duke R are being cautioned on a possible brake problem. In total, 452 bikes across all models years from 2012 to 2016 could be affected. KTM says the problem stems from deviations in the assembly process that could cause contact between the wiring harness and the ABS […]

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Four Australian Riders Contesting Dakar 2017

Four Australian Riders Contesting Dakar 2017

As the 2017 Dakar gets underway this afternoon (Australian time) a total of 143 motorcycles will cross the start line in Asunción, the capital and largest city of Paraguay. Of course all eyes will be on last year’s winner and the first Australian to ever win the Dakar, Toby Price. Toby is back again on […]

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