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Out and About at The Isle of Man TT 2022 Part 2

With two years of racing canceled due to COVID, the lead up to the 2022 Isle of Man TT was fraught with concern over… well, everything. The Isle of Man is a speck of a country in the middle of the Irish Sea, with only 88,000 residents, that somehow girds up and welcomes 40,000 visitors, 13,000 bikes and an army of riders, teams, volunteer Marshals and support personnel for a two-week festival around the incredible Mountain Course.

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How Much Power Does the 2022 Harley-Davidson Nightster Make?

The 2022 Harley-Davidson Nightster is The Motor Company’s first application to utilize the all-new Revolution Max 975T liquid-cooled 60-degree V-twin. The engine was originally teased in the Bronx streetfighter concept, which was later scrapped. However, this “midsize” Revolution Max-powered Sportster is likely the first of several models to utilize the “midsize” Revolution Max powerplant

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Triumph Acquires Oset, Expands Into Kid eMoto

Triumph now owns Oset Bikes, a manufacturer of entry-level electric off-road bikes. Most are trials style bikes for kids under 8, but this 24.0 is fit for adult trials training while not annoying the neighbors.

Triumph now owns Oset Bikes, a manufacturer of entry-level electric off-road bikes. Most are trials style bikes for kids under 8, but this 24.0 is fit for adult trials training while not annoying the neighbors. (Triumph Motorcycles/)

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2022 Suzuki SV650

The SV650 has been Suzuki’s standard bike flagship since 1999.

The SV650 has been Suzuki’s standard bike flagship since 1999. (Suzuki/)

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Valve Lift

Kevin Cameron has been writing about motorcycles for nearly 50 years, first for <em>Cycle magazine</em> and, since 1992, for <em>Cycle World</em>.

Kevin Cameron has been writing about motorcycles for nearly 50 years, first for <em>Cycle magazine</em> and, since 1992, for <em>Cycle World</em>. (Robert Martin/)

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Out and About at The Isle of Man TT 2022 Part 2

With two years of racing canceled due to COVID, the lead up to the 2022 Isle of Man TT was fraught with concern over… well, everything. The Isle of Man is a speck of a country in the middle of the Irish Sea, with only 88,000 residents, that somehow girds up and welcomes 40,000 visitors, 13,000 bikes and an army of riders, teams, volunteer Marshals and support personnel for a two-week festival around the incredible Mountain Course.

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Norton Returns! A Review of the V4SV Superbike

There are two models to choose from, the Manx Silver or the Carbon. The only differences are the looks and the BST carbon wheels on the Carbon model.

There are two models to choose from, the Manx Silver or the Carbon. The only differences are the looks and the BST carbon wheels on the Carbon model. (James Archibald/)

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Happy Birthday, Ago!

Ready to race! At 80, Giacomo Agostini is still eager to zip into a set of leathers and twist the throttle. Here he is with a new MV Superveloce, looking as good as ever.

Ready to race! At 80, Giacomo Agostini is still eager to zip into a set of leathers and twist the throttle. Here he is with a new MV Superveloce, looking as good as ever. (MV Agusta/)

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Sachsenring MotoGP Report

Despite a slew of Ducatis up front at the start, Fabio Quartararo led nearly every second of the Sachsenring MotoGP.

Despite a slew of Ducatis up front at the start, Fabio Quartararo led nearly every second of the Sachsenring MotoGP. (MotoGP/)

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Lambretta’s Back!

The scooter that started it all, the original Lambretta 125. Together with Vespa, these machines put Italy back in motion in the aftermath of World War II.

The scooter that started it all, the original Lambretta 125. Together with Vespa, these machines put Italy back in motion in the aftermath of World War II. (Lambretta/)

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Cardo Freecom 4x Review

Testing the Freecom 4x in an Arai Ram-X while riding a BMW K 1600 Grand America.

Testing the Freecom 4x in an Arai Ram-X while riding a BMW K 1600 Grand America. (Jeff Allen /)

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Honda CL300 on the Way

Will Honda’s CL250 be the inspiration for the new CL300 that the company has filed patents and naming rights for?

Will Honda’s CL250 be the inspiration for the new CL300 that the company has filed patents and naming rights for? (Honda/)

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Is A New Yamaha R1 Coming for 2023?

A recently updated list of FIM-approved competition vehicles indicates that a new track-only Yamaha YZF-R1 is on the way for the 2023 model year. And if this is true, then we may also expect a significantly updated street legal 2023 R1 too.

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Church of MO: 2002 Ducati 998 First Ride

Post-916 and pre-999, Ducati hit a sweet spot in the form of the 998. Still taking the form of Massimo Tamburini’s 1994 masterwork, but powered by the greatly evolved Testastretta V-twin that powered Troy Bayliss to the 2001 World Superbike championship, the 999 was the best of old and new, the apogee of the 916 curve. Well, now it’s just old. But you know what I mean.

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