In Milan, the huge EICMA show is finally winding down. It’s the world’s most influential motorcycle showcase, and a barometer for the state of the industry.
This year, the giant halls were chock-a-block with new bike launches from all sectors of the market. Ducati showed the 1299 Superleggera for folks who like to wear one-piece leathers, and the Aerostich brigade got a treat with a whole fleet of new ADV and commuter bikes.
But the center of gravity was the modern-retro scene, with the ‘modern’ part finally catching up with the ‘retro’ part. There were 70s throwbacks a-plenty, but also some intriguing new approaches to stripped-back, classic styling.
These are the 11 bikes that revved our engines the hardest.
Honda CB1100 TR Concept We were a little disappointed with Honda’s CB1100 update revealed at the INTERMOT show.…