We’ve rounded up INFO MOTO’s most popular stories from February, 2020.

Eric Bana to create and star in Mike Hailwood movie

Eric Bana is all set to make a movie about the life and spectacular comeback story of Mike “The Bike” Hailwood.

Arguably the finest racer of all time, Hailwood retired from racing bikes at his career peak in 1967 after 12 victories at the Isle of Man TT. He set out to take back his crown in 1978, aboard a Ducati. Against the odds.

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Harley-Davidson CEO resigns during sales slump

Harley-Davidson president and chief executive officer Matt Levatich has stepped down, after the American motorcycle brand posted a sales slip for the fifth consecutive year in its domestic market.

Sales figures from Australia show that Harley-Davidson sold the most road-going motorcycles of any bikemaker in 2019, despite recording a sales drop of 7.9 per cent compared to 2018.

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Kawasaki ZX-12R: The planned Hayabusa killer

The ZX-12R had troubled beginnings, none of which were of its own making. Delivery delays, forced engine reconfigurations both prior to, and after release, politics…

Looking to build a hyper sports motorcycle (a new term that was coined for this breed of motorcycle) that would hold the mantle of the fastest production motorcycle on the planet, the pre-production units were indeed faster than Suzuki’s iconic Hayabusa (a bike the Kawasaki had smack-bang in its marketing cross-hairs).

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Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT video review

Suzuki has loaded up its current Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT with a strong suite of standard equipment as it gets ready to launch the next-generation model.

It can be yours from $17,990 rideaway, which is a bit of a bargain. Let’s see if the outgoing bike is still worth buying…

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BMW R 18: Design patents reveal potential touring variant

Design registrations have surfaced which appear to show a touring version of the yet-to-be-released BMW R 18 cruiser.

The R 18 has not been seen in production guise, however, we have a fair idea of what to expect from the Concept R 18 that was shown at the Italy bike show last year.

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