Types of Motorcycles
Aprilia RS660 Extrema details 2023
It was always a question of ‘when’ and not ‘if’ that Aprilia would deliver an ever sportier version of their sporty RS660. How extreme is the Extrema?
Honda XL750 Transalp details 2023
We take a deeper look at the new Transalp. Will it be an KTM 890 Adventure, V-Strom 800DE, Triumph Tiger 850 Sport and Yamaha Tenere 700 beater?
2023 BMW M 1000 R Details & Insurance
We do love our sportsbikes at BeMoto. But the new M 1000 R has turned our heads and relaxed our wrists and neck! Here’s all the details and how you can get insurance for this exciting new Roadster.
Children’s Electric Trials Bikes
Trials bikes have traditionally been dominated by brands like Honda, GasGas and Beta, however, over the last few years companies like UK based Oset have been making headway into this market with a new breed of electric trials bikes...
It was post WW2 when the Scooter really caught on. In 1946 the Piaggio Vespa was launched, instantly becoming a sales success and setting the standard, closely followed in 1947 by the Lambretta. The Scooter offered a very affordable form of transport for the masses...
Over the years there have been a number of engine configurations of the 250cc Sportsbike, powered by both two-stroke and four-stroke engines. The two-stroke 250cc Sportbikes were always powered by twin cylinder engines and all four-stroke incarnations were originally in-line 4 cylinder screamers...
Low Capacity Sportsbikes (50cc-125cc)
A highly strung two-stroke makes very little power in the lower rev range with pick up often being very slow, however as soon as the revs of the engine hit the 'powerband' power comes in with quite a kick...
The 750cc Sportsbike can be traced back to 1969 when Honda introduced the CB750; it was a revolution, featuring an in-line four-cylinder four-stroke engine producing a claimed 67bhp and capable of hitting a top speed of around 120mph...