Thursday, 29 November 2012

Motorcycle Live 2012 a motorcyclist's sweetshop!

Despite the not very cheery economic news, rain and general doom and gloom - all was sunny and cheerful at the NEC Motorcycle Live show this week and there's still time to get over there if you want to soak up the atmosphere, check out what's new and sit on your dream motorcycle.   Here is a little Wemoto walk round to give you an idea of what's there from our visit on Wednesday...


Suzuki Hayabusa

Wemoto's Ben trying to ride Hayabusa away

Race prepared GSXR750

And some close ups...

Radial Calipers, Anti-Dive forks.

Slick racing tyre

Nice little RV125 Van Van

125cc with fuel injection


Moto Guzzi V7 Special

Moto Guzzi V7 Racer

It's on its way back to Southwick......

Motto Guzzi getting into the Adventure Sport market with the new Stelvio NTX 1200

Ben compares it to the BMW and......


KTM - orange is the new black

250cc 2-stroke single.

Nice twirly expansion chamber.

Aprilia...but no showers

Dorsoduro 1200TC

Someone's stroking a Shiver 750

Vespa - what every young Italian must have


Fuel tank in the back - helmet in the front??

Turn it up a bit...guess the bike?





















New R1200GS with water-cooled engine

Radial Brembo calipers

Nice digital cockpit instruments

Now available with factory low-height seat.

I think he likes this one

GS Adventure comes with mountings for GPS etc.

Comes with panniers, not bad for £15,000 !

F800GS in metallic army green.

And a new F700GS version.

Very bling....



Some nice vintage Kawasakis.

ZX6R with aftermarket PowerBronze goodies.

Staring into the face of a ZX6R

He still hasn't managed to get one to move

Ben tries the new Z800 for size.

Exhaust from Tron?

There was a long queue to sit on this - Oh Dear!


Monster 600

Ducati 899 Corse

Lovely detailing on the rear sprocket

Metisse, Triumph engine

Spot the difference


Triumph Rocket 3, all 2300cc !

Gone digital.

more chrome to polish....

Triumph Tiger Explorer in metallic army green.


Guess what stand these helmets were in.....

Harley Davidson

XL883 Sportster

With fuel injection.

Easy Rider

Pete Fonda's signature


XT660 Super Tenere


New XJ6 Diversion


Last but not least a hand built road legal  two stroke - and they get their parts from Wemoto whoo

Peregrine OW16 Replica

Well there we are - not many words, more of a visual feast and if you want to see more it's on until Dec 2nd.  If you have already been this year and have any favourites, any comments or any feedback on our pictures let us know - we'd love to hear it so leave us a comment!