• The S 1000 RR represents a milestone in electronic rider safety: ultra-lightweight ABS (2.5kg), which can be used in conjunction with the extremely efficient DTC dynamic traction control

    Type Water-cooled 4-stroke in-line four-cylinder-engine, two camshafts, four valves per cylinder
    Bore x stroke 80 mm x 49.7 mm
    Capacity 999 cc
    Rated output 193 hp (142 kW) at 13,000 rpm
    Max. torque 83 ft-lb (112 Nm) at 9,750 rpm
    Compression ratio 13.0 : 1
    Mixture control / engine management Electronic intake pipe injection/digital engine management including knock sensor (BMS-K-P)
    Emission control Catalytic- 2 Closed-loop 3-way catalytic converter, emission standard EU-4 ready
    Performance / fuel consumption  
    Maximum speed Over 125 mph (200 km/h)
    Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 90 km/h Euro Rating: 5.7 l
    Fuel consumption per 100 km at constant 120 km/h Euro Rating: 5.9 l
    Fuel type Unleaded premium, octane number 91-93, automatic knock control
    Electrical system  
    Alternator three-phase alternator 350 W
    Battery 14 V / 10 Ah, maintenance-free
    Power transmission  
    Clutch Multiple-disc clutch in oil bath, anti hopping clutch, cable operated
    Gearbox Constant mesh 6-speed gearbox
    Drive chain
    Chassis / brakes  
    Frame Bridge-type frame, cast aluminum, load-bearing engine
    Front wheel location / suspension 46 mm Upside-down fork, rebound and compression adjustable
    Rear wheel location / suspension Cast aluminum swing arm, Continuously adjustable rear inbound-rebound damping, high and low speed
    Suspension travel front / rear 4.7/5.1 inch (120 mm / 130 mm)
    Wheelbase 56 inches (1,432 mm)
    Castor 3.7 inches (95.9 mm)
    Steering head angle 66,1 °
    Wheels Cast aluminum
    Rim, front 3.50 x 17"
    Rim, rear 6.00 x 17"
    Tyres, front 120/70 ZR 17
    Tyres, rear 190/55 ZR 17
    Brake, front Twin disc, floating brake discs,radial-fixed 4-piston calipers, diameter 320 mm, 5 mm thickness
    Brake, rear Single disc brake, one-piston floating caliper, diameter 220 mm, 5 mm thickness
    ABS DTC**: DTC 4 mode dynamic traction control adjustment, only avalibale with Race ABS, disengageable
    Race-ABS*: 4 mode Race-ABS adjustment, disengageable
    Dimensions / weights  
    Length 80.9 inches (2,056 mm)
    Width (incl. mirrors) 32.5 inches (826 mm)
    Height (excl. mirrors) 44.8 inches (1,138 mm)
    Seat height, unladen weight 32 inches (820 mm)
    Inner leg curve, unladen weight 71.2 inches (1,810 mm)
    Unladen weight, road ready, fully fuelled 1) 450 lbs (204 kg), 455 lbs (206.5 kg) incl. Race-ABS
    Dry weight 2) 403 lbs (183 kg)
    Permitted total weight 859 lbs (390 kg)
    Payload (with standard equipment) 412 lbs (187 kg)
    Usable tank volume 4.5 gln (17.5 l)
    Reserve approx. 1 gln (4.0 l)
  • Available with a ridiculous price tag...

    • 45'000CHF for the Ducati 1098R (white one)
    • 98'000 CHF for the Ducati RR Desmosedici (red one)




    Ducati RR Desmosedici
    Type L-4 cylinder, liquid-cooled, DOHC, Desmodromic, 4 valves per cylinder, gear driven camshafts
    Displacement 989 cc
    Power More than 200 HP @ 13,500 rpm (with racing exhaust (102 dB) - without catalytic converter)
    Torque n/a
    Fuel injection Four 50 mm Magneti Marelli throttle bodies, 12-hole "microjet" with injectors over throttle, manual idle control
    Exhaust '4 into 2 into 1'vertical exit exhaust/silencer
    Emissions Euro 3
    Transmission &160;
    Gearbox 6-speed; Cassette type
    Clucth Dry multi-plate slipper clutch, hydraulically actuated
    Vehicle &160;
    Body Full carbon fiber bodywork
    Frame Tubular steel trellis hybrid, carbon fibre seat support, aluminium swingarm
    Front Suspension Öhlins 'FG353' PFF forks USD 43 mm pressurized, with preload, rebound and compression adjustment, TiN coated sliders
    Front Wheel Marchesini forged and machined magnesium alloy wheels, with 7 spoke design as GP6
    Rear Suspension Öhlins rear shock, with rebound, low/high speed compression adjustment, and hydraulic preload adjustment
    Rear Wheel Marchesini forged and machined magnesium alloy wheels, with 7 spoke design as GP6
    Tyres Bridgestone
    Front Brake Two Brembo radial "monoblock" calipers with four 34 mm pistons; two semi-floating 320 mm x 6 mm discs, with machined flange: the same as GP6 wet race set-up
    Rear Brake 240 mm fixed disc, floating caliper with two 34 mm pistons
    Fuel tank aluminium alloy
    Dry Weight n/a
    Instruments New lightweight Corse electronic multifunction dashboard with LCD 'bar' graph tachometer, trip/odometer, anti-theft immobilizer, lap time measurement, oil pressure, fuel reserve, EOBD, clock, air temperature, rev counter
    Colors Two versions - 1) Desmosedici RR: Rosso GP with a white number plate on the tail section; 2) Desmosedici RR "Team Version": Rosso GP with broad white fairing stripe. A team sponsor decal kit will be provided with each bike.
    Versions Single-seat

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    &160; DucatiStreetfighter DucatiStreetfighter S
    Engine Type L-Twin cylinder, 4 valve per cylinder Desmodromic, liquid cooled
    Displacement 1099cc 1099cc
    Bore x Stroke 104x64.7mm 104x64.7mm
    Compression Ratio 12.4:1 12.4:1
    Power 155hp - 115.6kw @ 9500rpm 155hp - 115.6kw @ 9500rpm
    Torque 87.5lb-ft 119Nm @ 9500rpm 87.5lb-ft 119Nm @ 9500rpm
    Fuel injection Marelli electronic fuel injection,&160; elliptical throttle bodies.
    Exhaust Lightweight 2-1-2 system with catalytic converter and two lambda probes. Twin stainless steel mufflers
    Clutch Dry multi plate with hydraulic control Dry multi plate with hydraulic control
    Frame Tubular steel Trellis frame in ALS 450 Tubular steel Trellis frame in ALS 450
    Wheelbase 1475mm / 58.1 in 1475mm / 58.1 in
    Rake 25.6&176; 25.6&176;
    Steering angle 29&176; 29&176;
    Front suspension Showa 43mm fully adjustable upside-down fork &214;hlins 43mm fully adjustable upside-down fork with TiN
    Front wheel 10-spoke in light alloy 3.50 x 17 5-spoke in forged light alloy 3.50 x 17
    Rear suspension Progressive linkage with fully adjustable Showa monoshock. Aluminum single-sided swing arm Progressive linkage with fully adjustable &214;hlins monoshock with top-out spring. Aluminum single-sided swing arm
    Rear wheel 10-spoke light alloy 6.00 x 17 5-spoke forged light alloy 6.00 x 17
    Front brake 2 x 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc calipers 4-piston, 2-pad. 2 x 330mm semi-floating discs, radially mounted Brembo Monobloc calipers 4-piston, 2-pad.
    Rear brake 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper 245mm disc, 2-piston caliper
    Warranty 2 years unlimited mileage 2 years unlimited mileage
    Versions Dual seat Dual seat
  • The Honda Fury was announced in January 2009 and first delivered in May 2009. The development concept was to mass produce a motorcycle to appeal to the custom made chopper market.

  • I will in a few hours go visiting the swiss moto show in Z&252;rich

    Die SWISS-MOTO ist f&252;r die Motorrad- und Roller-Branche nicht mehr wegzudenken. 63'000 Besucher liessen sich 2008 das Motorrad-Mekka der Schweiz nicht entgehen! Vier Tage lang stehen Fahrzeugneuheiten, Custom Bikes, Zubeh&246;r und Bekleidung im Mittelpunkt.
    F&252;r Spektakel und begeisterte Zuschauer sorgen die akrobatischen Wettl&228;ufe der Indoor Streetbike Freestyle Weltmeisterschaft!

    Die SWISS-MOTO 2009 findet vom 19. bis 22. Februar 2009 im Messezentrum Z&252;rich statt.from

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  • The 2011 Daytona 675 Special Edition has the same Pearl White bodywork and Sparkle Blue frame as the 2010 model, but also included as standard carbon fibre replacements for the cockpit infill panels, exhaust heat shield, exhaust cap, and rear hugger as well as Triumph's aftermarket adjustable levers. Unlike the 2010 SE, the 2011 SE also includes the updated gauge cluster first found in the standard 2010 model, as well as a new racing-inspired decal design [WikiPedia]

    Improving on perfection. Specially developed suspension from Öhlins. Born from the highest levels of competition. Exquisitely made, fully-adjustable for you. Race inspired. Want more? Brembo monoblocs. Look great. Stunning stopping power. Quickshifter. Shaving tenths. Distinctive graphics, carbon parts. That engine. 675cc. 125PS. Class beating torque. The ultimate trackday tool.


    Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
    74 x 52.3 mm
    Compression Ratio
    Fuel System
    Multipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with forced air induction and SAI
    Final Drive
    O ring chain
    Wet, multi-plate
    6-speed, close ratio
    Cycle Parts
    Aluminum beam twin spar
    Braced, twin-sided, aluminum alloy with adjustable pivot position
    Front Wheel
    Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke, 17 x 3.5in
    Rear Wheel
    Cast aluminum alloy 5-spoke, 17 x 5.5in
    Front Tyre
    120/70 ZR 17
    Rear Tyre
    180/55 ZR 17
    Front Suspension
    Öhlins 43mm upside down NIX30 forks with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping, 110mm travel
    Rear Suspension
    Öhlins TTX36 twin tube monoshock with piggy back reservoir, adjustable, rebound and compression damping, 130mm rear wheel travel
    Front Brakes
    Twin 308mm floating discs, Brembo 4-piston radial mono-block calipers
    Rear Brakes
    Single 220mm disc, Nissin single piston caliper

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