Rumors surrounding the MV Agusta 675 F3 have been circulating for a while, but we also know that a Brutale version is in the works. This new bike has its sights set squarely on Triumph’s Street Triple, which shares the same displacement. According to a French dealer who has seen the Brutale 675 at the [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2011 MV Agusta Brutale 675 – First Look A sneak peak at what MV’s middleweight Triple might look like.
MasterBike 2010: MV Agusta F4 BMW’s 180-horsepower S1000RR takes on the fastest, most-powerful Open-class sportbikes from Japan and Europe.
During my four frantic fast laps on the MV Agusta F4, only the best and worst highlights of what made me fast or slow stand out. Rolling onto the track, I already felt a bit more over-the-front of the new F4 than on the previous 312 F4 I’d ridden a couple of years ago. I [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
MasterBike 2010: Which is the Best Liter-Bike for the Average Rider? For those of us who are not gifted superbike racers, Aprilia’s RSV4 Factory gets the nod as the most confidence-inspiring and fastest track bike.
I know Mark Cernicky, I have been on the track with Mark Cernicky, and you, sir, are (probably) no Mark Cernicky. Cernicky was a top privateer in 600 and 750cc AMA national roadracing once upon a time and won a slew of supermoto championships after that. The two guys who went quicker than MC at [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
MasterBike 2010 – Video BMW’s 180-horsepower S1000RR takes on the fastest, most-powerful Open-class sportbikes from Japan and Europe.
MasterBike 2010: The Best European and Japanese Sportbikes Battle for Racetrack Supremacy In Spain BMW’s 180-horsepower S1000RR takes on the fastest, most-powerful Open-class sportbikes from Japan and Europe.
Photography by Motociclismo Like the big plans they started with when it came to carving the brand-spanking-new Motorland Aragón into the high-desert backcountry of Spain, I had big plans for MasterBike 11, back on schedule after a year off due to financial constraints and in streamlined form. Rather than being made of three classes—divided among [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
MasterBike 2010 Mark Cernicky takes on MotoGP’s newest racetrack, Motorland Aragon, for the 11th running of Master Bike.
Aprilia RSV4 Factory Best Lap: 2:03.422 BMW S1000RR Best Lap: 2:03.662 Ducati 1198S Corse Best Lap: 2:04.819 Honda CBR1000RR Best Lap: 2:04.013 Kawasaki ZX-10R Best Lap: 2:03.848 KTM RC8R Best Lap: 2:03.834 MV Agusta F4 Best Lap: 2:04.329 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Best Lap: 2:04.509 Yamaha YZF-R1 Best Lap: 2:03.848Read Full Post | Comments(0)
No one likes to eat humble pie, but the staff of Cycle World is now gulping down several large slices of the stuff. In the Roundup section of our May issue, we ran an article titled “MV Agusta F4 1000 R” that actually was an edited version of an older story on a 2007 MV. [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2009 Milan Show: 2010 MV Agusta F4 MV Agusta redefines perfection: A lighter, faster flagship superbike.
Claudio Castiglioni is a charmer, gifted with the ability to hypnotize an audience and lead it wherever he wishes. At the unveiling of the new MV Agusta F4, Castiglioni, the president of the company recently put up for sale by owner Harley-Davidson, played “martyr” at the expense of the nasty Americans from Milwaukee and proclaimed [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Since the debut the original Brutale 750 in 2001, MV Agusta has sold almost 15,500 examples of the stripped-down, naked version of its F4 racer-replica. Over the years, the Brutale’s inline-Four has grown in displacement, paralleling the progression of the F4. For 2010, two new models, the 990 R and special-edition 1090 RR, have been [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Photography By Joe Barnes Like Ferrari’s Tifosi, Ducati brand enthusiasts tend to be deeply passionate loyalists whose love for the marque extends into a broader state of Italophilia. They’re more likely to drink espresso than drip, dream of riding the Dolomites than the Dakotas, and have an affinity for the color red that far exceeds [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)