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CFMoto is introducing a lot of new bikes.
Nobody knows yet if they will be offered in the States.
-The 700 CL-X is a mix of retro and modern styling.
It has a nice Kawasaki-based twin too.
More info and video at the link.
https://advrider.com/cfmoto-700-cl-x-re ... struction/
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Janus will introduce a bike using a 450cc variant of the dual exhaust Shineray single soon. It sounds like the perfect engine for the vintage styled bike.
https://youtu.be/gcVNtS-1QXg
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Honda introduced the H'Ness recently, propelled by a 20hp single, and styled like a CB350.
They will soon be offering the H'Ness "RS", that is styled more like a scrambler.
Alas, all changes are cosmetic. Same suspension and it still has down pipes.
It does not appear to be any threat to the G400C, if it is offered in the States.
More at the link.
https://advrider.com/the-honda-hness-rs ... bler-alas/
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Another new middle weight from China.
400cc twin with 36hp.
Costs almost a grand more than the G400C.
More at the link.
https://cscmotorcycles.com/re3-sg400-sa ... r-deposit/
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With RE 350s, it's all about the torque...

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Here is a formidable competitor to the G400c:
https://advrider.com/mash-side-force-ch ... s-formula/
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Here is a review of the Benelli TRK 502 X. Rear wheel travel on par with a Sportster, but still an interesting bike.
It would be more interesting if the MSRP was about 1000 less. More at the link.
https://www.motorcycle.com/features/202 ... -ride.html
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I'm doing my monthly motorcycle post a little early.
Royal Enfield has introduced a new Scrambler.
Unfortunately, it has the same 24 hp lump as the Himalayan.
The only advantage I can see over the Hima is the lower seat height, since there is less suspension travel and a smaller front wheel.
https://advrider.com/royal-enfield-scrambler-coming/
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