Red Hot: Bimota DB5R (Switzerland)

This modern Ducati motored Bimota is all about lightweight and compact dimensions. The DB5 is my favorite modern Bimota. The Italian firm has put together a very focused street bike that emphasis handling more than power. Fitted with the air cooled power plant from Ducati’s Hypermotard, the 1100cc V twin is all about torque. The…

Bimota BB…Yes that’s right BB1! (UK)

This isn’t Big Brother, quite the opposite. This is a tiny Rotax mono engined Bimota. Apart from the single cylinder, everything else is classic Bimota. High level components, hand made frame, beautifully put together and endless attention to details. In terms of styling it is similar to the SB6 series, just scaled down. I am…

The Most Classic Bimota: YB6 (Switzerland)

Produced in less than 1000 samples including EXUP models), the Yamaha FZR 1000 motored YB6 was among the most sold models from the Rimini based firm (the other most sold were the YB9 and the YB11 series). The YB6 built its image on the success on the race circuits in what was the ancestor of…