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MXA TWO-STROKE NEWS: EUROS GET ANOTHER NEW TWO-STROKE (125, 250 & 300)

The 2011 Fantic Motor 250 Caballero. There is a wide range of all-new two-strokes being offered in Europe, beyond the typical American fare of KTM, Yamaha, Gas Gas, TM and Husqvarna. Classic Italian small bike builder Fantic has big plans for its new line of Fantic Caballero models?including new 125cc, 250cc and 300cc two-strokes. The Italian bikes will use Gas Gas engines?plus the airbox and rear fender are from the Gas Gas two-stroke. Fantic is offering it as an offroad model only (as opposed to motoc…

ZAP’S MILANO SHOW COVERAGE – FINALLY, THE GRAND FINALE!

THE MILANO SHOW FINALE: For as many years (since the early ’90’s) that I’ve been a guest of the Italian Trade Commission at the annual bike show in Milan, I have always come away with a deeper appreciation not only for Italy, but also motorcycles and, especially, the people who ride them. The goal of the ITC is to promote Italy and Italian-made products and so each year they invite a contingent of international journos over to the fashion capital to attend the bike show and make some side trips. It’s al…