Bike of the Day: Ducati 848

Do you remember back when middleweight Ducati sportsbikes really were middleweights?This 848 is today’s bike of the day, and it comes in white too, to match those snowy landscapes. Seller says “This Ducati 848 is presented in excellent condition with low mileage. It comes fitted with a Venture Shield, Termi exhaust system and a colour-matched seat cowl which finishes this 848 off perfectly.” MCN says “The Ducati 848 issn’t just a small 1098, it’s much more than that. The 848 is a proper fast (top speed is 166mph), fine-handling, gorgeous…

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New 2018 BMW R1200GS Adventure first ride

Whatever your preconceptions are about BMW’s ubiquitous R1200GS, there’s really only one reason for its success: it’s devastatingly effective at doing its job. And the Adventure model just got even better – albeit through the introduction of key new optional extras. Following a year behind the standard GS and Rallye models, the new-for-2018 Adventure is available in five model variations in the UK, from the stock model (£13,400), up to the heavily spec’d Rallye TE (£17,670), which ticks all the major upgrade boxes. 2018 BMW R1200GS Adventure Highlights Updates to…

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