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EICMA 2011 Borile B450Scrambler

26 April, 2020
The 2011 EICMA show will host the new Borile B450Scrambler. Quite the retro café racer, the new B450Scrambler gets a new Ducati engine and components, and while not much has been released so far, what we do know from the…

Eicma 2008: Moto Guzzi news

25 April, 2020
This video and brief interview was conducted by MotoTV at the Eicma show, and demonstrates some of the Moto Guzzi gems present at the event. Moto Guzzi went to Eicma with some special editions, described as feminine (or was he…

Urban Scrambler by TpR – Italian Factory

25 April, 2020
Here’s a look an Italian Urban Scrambler, the first motorcycle designed by TPR Italian Factory. The new company has been established by Pietro Figini, and designed this Urban Scrambler, presenting it to the Italian press recently.Pietro Figini, known as “Figio”…

Aprilia RSV 4 by vanjey-design

18 April, 2020
We like these creations from vanjey design on the Aprilia RSV 4 - a road version from the French designer. What do you think?

MV Agusta F3 700 design

13 April, 2020
This drawing comes from design student Mirco, and features an MV Agusta F3 700. Mirco is a fan of Transportation Design and is looking to specialise in motorcycle renderings and design (he’s currently in his second year).Mirco is undertaking the…

Photo of the day: a pink Ape in Milan

12 April, 2020
The “ape” trucks (three wheeled truck) are typical of Italy and you can see them everywhere. This one, snapped on the streets of Milan is a little different - classic green has been changed into splendid pink. The owner of…

Lambretta in 125cc world championship

11 April, 2020
Historic Italian scooter brand Lambretta will participate in the 125cc class of the world championship, in the form of the “Lambretta Reparto Corse” team. The team will be directed by Nicola Casadei, and will have Giancarlo Cecchini as its technical…

Ducati Diavel pics and details

11 April, 2020
The Ducati Diavel will probably get a mixed reception as it’s unveiled at the 2010 EICMA show this week. A Ducati cruiser presented on home turf in Italy might not win the crowds and we’ve already had inklings that this…

Hell's Kitchen recycled parts bike accessories

11 April, 2020
This video shows the creations of Italy’s Hell’s Kitchen workshop, that creates motorcycle accessories from recycled tyre parts.The range includes helmets, backpacks and satchels, 50’s style glasses, bags and wallets, all for environmentally but fashion conscious riders.Hell’s Kitchen is describing…

Lift off: CR&S Duu concept live at EICMA

8 April, 2020
The big Italian cruiser DUU from CR&S is like having a spacemobile live on the floor at EICMA. The twin-cylinder concept is more like an artwork than a motorcycle, which is just how it’s been designed. We’ll bring you more…

CR&S DUU live at 2010 EICMA

2 April, 2020
CR&S hand-built bikes from Italy continue to fascinate and here are live pics from EICMA of the CR&S DUU model. It has had a quick ascension from last year’s protoype and has already entered production for those wanting a real,…

New Italian superbike cruiser: the CR&S; DUU Concept

1 April, 2020
Milanese firm CR&S presented its first bike Vun at last year’s EICMA show, and they’re gearing up for the 2009 EICMA with this second creation, the DUU. The model continues the Cafe Racers & Superbikes quirky styling, with a two-cylinder,…

Return of the Aspes brand after 27 years

28 March, 2020
The not-so-young will certainly remember teh Aspes brand, linked to the Yuma and Hopi models, and now we’ll have the chance to see them back on the market. Menzaghi Motors, from Varese in Italy has announced its acquisition of the…

Italian bike design: Vun story, part two

22 March, 2020
Here’s the second part of the Vun story, as seen yesterday. It continues the feature of the development of this unusual bike from Milan bike builder, Cafe’ Racers and Superbikes, or CR&S.

Italian motorcycle design: Vun by CR&S

19 March, 2020
This is the first part of a video made by Key Frame on the story of the Vun, a peculiar bike created by CR&S (Cafe’ Racers & Superbikes), founded by Roberto Crepaldi in 1992.We saw CR&S at the Eicma Milan…

Vyrus 987 C3 4V: live pics and official details

17 March, 2020
The Vyrus 987 C3 4V is equipped with the Ducati 1198 engine and is a real missile on wheels. It has a top speed of 310 km/hr with 184 hp and weighs just 155 kg. This is another stunning example…

Husqvarna TC250 gem

14 March, 2020
This is the lightest single-cylinder engine bike and it’s called TC250.The Husqvarna TC 250 is built with an engine produced in the Husqvarna factory close to the Italian Varese Lake. The four-stroke 250cc engine, weighs only 22 kg and is…