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Gallery: The 2017 Aprilia RS-GP MotoGP Bike

Aprilia has officially unveiled its 2017 MotoGP team with new riders Aleix Espargaro and Sam Lowes, and the new 2017 RS-GP, which is more powerful and technologically advanced for this year. Scroll through our gallery for more information about the bike, the team, and the two new riders. The new red, white and green livery […]

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SR Archive: 1979 Honda CB750F Retrospective

This article was originally published in the February 1997 issue of Sport Rider. 1979 Honda CB750F Photo Courtesy of Honda Ten years is a long time for a motorcycle to be on the market without a major redesign, yet Honda’s first-generation CB750-series bike traversed its inaugural decade largely unchanged from original spec. Few people could […]

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2017 Suzuki SV650 Ride Review

The Suzuki SV650 carves the canyon with the handling of the original. Sport Rider Ever since Suzuki punched out the engine displacement of the Japanese domestic market SV400 to create the SV650 in 1999, the model has remained a best seller for the manufacturer from day one. The company didn’t tamper much with the SV […]

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SR Archive: Flogging Carl Fogarty’s Ducati 996 Superbike at Italy’s Mugello Circuit

This article was originally published in the April 1999 issue of Sport Rider. Photography by Fabrizio Porrozzi We blasted around the Mugello Circuit aboard Carl Fogarty’s championship-winning red thunderbolt, the Ducati 996. The sensation of speed on some motorcycles can be quite deceptive. It’s easy to equate that snappy, butt-slamming burst of acceleration when a […]

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SR Archive: 1996 Muzzys Kawasaki ZX-9R Ride Review

This article was originally published in the December 1996 issue of Sport Rider. Sport Rider The incredibly tricked out Kawasaki ZX-9R. You can search the Internet and scour the Cycle News classifieds, but you won’t find a used Kawasaki ZX-9R roadracer no matter where you look. As great a street bike as the 9R proved […]

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SR Archive: Erion Racing Superteams Honda CBR900RR Ride Review

This article was originally published in the June 1997 issue of Sport Rider. Photography by Scott Rathburn The Erion Racing Superteams Honda CBR900RR is an ungodly fast AMA Champ. The AMA SuperTeams class is basically an unlimited modification category that runs for the specified time of an hour using a semi-Le Mans–style start (riders must […]

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Gallery and Video: 2017 Kawasaki Z650 First Look

Kawasaki has introduced a new middleweight addition to its revamped naked line of Z models, the Z650. Based on the Ninja 650 platform, the Z650 features the 650cc parallel twin engine in a new trellis frame with minimal bodywork. Scroll through the gallery below to learn more about the Z650, and to see a video […]

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Kawasaki Ninja H2 Unleashed!

A few months ago we posted up some teaser video footage about our experience riding the Kawasaki Ninja H2 (which you can view here). However, to get the full experience you can read the complete article below: Photography by Kevin Wing We unleashed the full potential of Kawasaki’s Ninja H2 by bolting on some Brock’s […]

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2017 BMW R nineT Racer and R nineT Pure First Look

Courtesy of BMW The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer in its Light White color scheme reminiscent of past BMW Motorsport colors. The frame is finished in Aluminum Silver while the drivetrain is in black. With BMW’s Heritage models and the R nineT proving very popular, the company has expanded the R nineT lineup with two […]