Normally Royal Enfield averse Motorcycle News have not only awarded four out of five stars to the Royal Enfield Continental GT, but also featured it on their front cover.
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This October's edition of Motorcycle Monthly includes another positive review of the Rieju Marathon 125 Pro Supermoto.
"This Yamaha-engined machine shows the Spanish manufacturer has hit the mark again...
Boasting a hugh alloy swingarm, inverted forks, wavy style brakes and gold series brake calipers, the spec sheet certainly has the right credentials to tempt any rider to the marque.
The 125 SM is a great choice for first time riders, as there's just about enough acceleration to make you feel like a superhero and the large stance of the bike will help you make you look cool on a 125 - even if you're six feet tall."
More on Rieju
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Motorcycle News (MCN) are looking for owners of Moto Guzzi bikes for an upcoming test.
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They will be using the information to help with an article, and there may be a chance to get your bike featured in the paper. Just fill out the information below, and email it to: email@example.com, along with a head and shoulder photograph of yourself.
Why I bought it:
The Yamaha EC-03 is a vehicle with a difference: a pure electric bike that’s slim, fun and totally emissions-free. And now with £800 cash back, there’s never been a better time to save even more on your commuting costs !
For a limited period, you can now buy a Yamaha EC-03 and receive £800 cash back - that’s equivalent to an RRP of just £1799! (Terms and conditions apply).
(Low rate finance is also available: 4.9% APR Representative over 36 months with £99 deposit).
More on the EC-03
BBC The Apprentice: Team Evolve
The latest edition of BBC The Apprentice programme featured contestants trying to sell a Dash electric bike at the NEC Motorhome and Caravan Show.
Batribike Director Sue Coulson said: “It was filmed in October and we had to keep quiet about it until now..."
"The Dash is a compact little machine which was launched in Autumn 2012. In particular it is suitable for very short riders who have find other bikes too large. The battery has an 11 Ah standard battery which is 10% greater capacity than most other bikes in its class. The LCD handlebar control, together with the thumb operated throttle, is very smooth in operation, giving the rider the option of using the 6 power pedal assist or throttle".
"On yer bike..." Batribike Dash £949.00
Yamaha have announced three year, zero percent finance on selected models.
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