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I went to EICMA today to see the bike show here in Milan and saw the new Ducati 1199 Panigale - it is awe-inspiring. I thought it looked great in pictures, but in person it's even better. That bike is a work of art. I've only been to 1 other show, in Osaka, Japan, which was great, but this one puts it to shame.
CBR1000RR was there, too, and looking very good. Not quite in the same league as the Panigale in terms of looks, but surely a spectacular machine. The new 600RR was there in red and white trim - it looked a little better than the pics Honda released, but not much.
Honda seems to have come out with a bunch of hybrid bikes - by that I mean something in between 2 classes, not power supply. Quite frankly, they're horrendous looking but probably a more practical option for most people. One of which is the CBR600F, which I had a sit on a few times. It's quite comfortable and looks a lot better in person, but is definitely not in the same class as the supersports in terms of appearance.
New MV Agusta 675s - F3 and the naked, Brutale - were on display, but the crowds were so bad in their cramped display area that I just got out of it asap. It was more or less impossible to have a sit on the bikes without a very long wait.
Dainese has come out with jackets that have airbags - this tech has been around for a while, but I think this is new for them (correct me if I'm wrong). Tried on a jacket by Clover, which I'd asked about before and they fit quite tight in case anyone's thinking of buying one. Note that Clover's jackets may come in a 0.9mm grain of leather and others in 1.3mm - AStars and Dainese usually use 1.3, I think, which is obviously stronger in an off, but a little heavier.
Mostly, I just wandered around taking pics and will try to put a few up here. Just one so far - I'll need a bit of time to process pics and weed out the bad ones. It was so crowded there wasn't really much time to set up the camera and no way to use a tripod so I'm not sure how good they'll be.