Honda NC750X – the case for fuel economy

'With the recent double-whammy of financial rating downgrades set to wreak havoc on our economy, however, even bikers are edgy about increased fuel costs,' writes Dries Van der Walt.

WATCH: Bike almost squashes rider

The British MotoGP was reduced to 19 laps after it was halted following a brutal first-lap collision between Loris Baz and Pol Espargaro.

Naked Yamaha exposed

2010-02-11 08:29
After teasing us with an image showing just the front cowl of the hotly awaited FZ8, Yamaha has now released the first official image of the new naked. If first looks are anything to go by, it looks pretty damn good.

Although Yamaha remains tight lipped about specification, Italian website Motociclismo.it (who published leaked black and white images of both the new FZ8 and the Fazer 8) reckons these models will sport a power-limited FZ1 Fazer engine.

The FZ8 is expected to be launched in the second quarter of 2010.

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