The 1290 Super Duke R has recently hit S.A shores and if you are anything like me, you will be itching to ride it. However there is a problem with that. At roughly R180 000 its not exactly cheap and many potential customers would probably end up visiting BMW or Kawasaki showrooms to examine a superbike instead. Nevertheless, the 1290 has been acclaimed by the motorcycle media the world over.
Below is a video which takes us through the birth of this highly aggressive naked machine. (Can I ride one now? pwetty pweese?)