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  • 2012 MV Agusta Brutale 675 | Review

    2012 MV Agusta Brutale 675 | Review

    MV Agusta Brutale 675 Test

    MV Agusta has launched the Brutale 675, a budget contender enabling the Varese firm to tap into a bigger market. However, a budget MV Agusta is still expected to place itself right at the top in its segment and that’s pretty much my impression after my test ride in Italy.



  • 2012 Vespa LX and S 125/150 3V Review

    2012 Vespa LX and S 125/150 3V Review

    2012 Vespa Scooter Test

    Born out of a strong necessity for cheap transportation in 1946, Vespa is a name and an icon that is well known all over the globe.

    Sixty-six years and 17 million vehicles later the brand is stronger than ever, and we test the latest versions of the S and LX models with new three-valve engines in Rome, the home of Vespa.


  • 2012 Pirelli Night Dragon Tour | Teaser

    2012 Pirelli Night Dragon Tour | Teaser

    Pirelli Night Dragon Tour

    After having tested Pirelli’s Night Dragon tires on 17 different Harley-Davidson models in six countries over an epic almost 2000-mile journey on Europe’s best and worst roads, I have something to say about the tires.








  • 2012 Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 | Review

    2012 Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 | Review

    2012 Aprilia Motorcycle

    Mount Etna has just erupted and the mountain is covered in smoke and morning mist. Down in Catania, there’s a layer of smoke around the 180mm Pirelli Diablo Rosso II vulcanised rear tire aboard the 2012 Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 I’m testing, so I better put the traction control on.


  • 2012 Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 | First Ride

    2012 Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200 | First Ride

    2012 Aprilia Dorsoduro Review

    On paper, Aprilia has merely upgraded a few things on the 2012 version of the Dorsoduro 1200. Due to this, the new Dorsoduro 1200 doesn’t appear to be the most interesting new motorcycle of 2012.

    But while testing the new Dorsoduro in Sicily this week, I realized there were many improvements, beginning with upgrades that saved some weight.


  • 2012 Harley Seventy-Two | Review

    2012 Harley Seventy-Two | Review

    2012 Harley-Davidson XL1200V Seventy-Two – Pure 72 Glam Rock

    Nineteen seventy-two was the year of Glam Rock, Vietnam, and Watergate, and NASA still sent men to the Moon. The Godfather was released and women had hairy arm pits.


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