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2018 KTM 790 DUKE unveiled.

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 6:16 pm   /   New bike news, Slider Home

We love a good KTM here. The new 790 DUKE looks like it’s going to be an absolute beast! Words below are direct from KTM. KTM pulled the covers off its all-new, production ready KTM 790 DUKE at EICMA, Milan, today (November 7, 2017) along with a KTM 790 ADVENTURE R prototype, hinting how the […]

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Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe.

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 10:58 am   /   New bike news, Slider Home

Along with the supercharged Kawasaki H2 SX, Kawasaki has also unveiled the smooth looking Z900RS Cafe. We love the fact that Kawasaki has chosen not to step too far back into its heritage in order to find the right bike for us. The W800 was a great machine, but was maybe a little too authentic […]

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Kawasaki H2 SX. 200hp Sports Touring is here!

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 10:39 am   /   New bike news, Slider Home

A couple of years ago Kawasaki launched the bonkers H2 and H2R, which you can read about here It was only a matter of time before the technology began to drip down the line to the rest of the range. Today, Kawasaki has announced that supercharged loveliness has reached the SX. You can read our […]

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2018 Harley Davidson Softail range – Review.

Posted: October 22, 2017 at 2:44 pm   /   Bike Tests, New bike news, Slider Home

You probably clicked the link thinking that I was about to spend the next ten minutes telling you that Harleys are for men with no plums, but I’m not. Ben Bowers is sat opposite me in a random Catalan restaurant. He talks posh, knows his way round Shoreditch and has the kind of moustache that […]

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Kawasaki ZX-10R – 2018 Updates.

Posted: October 6, 2017 at 9:58 am   /   New bike news

Details have landed for the 2018 Kawasaki ZX-10R. The full press release has been reproduced below. In short, it’s two simple colour changes. Nothing mechanical, no new power or fancy electronic systems added. Some years we get all new and some years we have to make do with BNG (Bold New Graphics) at best. This […]

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Suzuki to unveil SV650X at Tokyo Motor Show.

Posted: September 22, 2017 at 12:17 pm   /   New bike news, Slider Home

Suzuki Motor Corporation will unveil the SV650X at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show – which takes place from 27 October to 5 November – an evolution of the SV650 Rally concept shown at last year’s event. The original concept was designed to pay homage to the tarmac rally cars and bikes of the 1970s. ‘Neo-retro’ […]

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Suzuki to fit MASTER security to GSX-R 125 and other models in 125 range.

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 2:27 pm   /   New bike news, Slider Home

Suzuki is proud to be the only manufacturer fitting the industry-standard, Datatag MASTER security scheme kits to its 125cc machinery, including the brand new GSX-R125 and GSX-S125. The GSX-R125 and GSX-S125 join the Burgman 125, VanVan 125, and Address 110 in Suzuki’s 125cc-and-below range, with the Japanese brand setting itself apart from its competitors as […]

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BMW K1600 Bagger – Review

Posted: September 11, 2017 at 3:19 pm   /   Bike Tests, New bike news, Slider Home

It’s early 2011 and a 31 year-old me is on the BMW K1600GT launch in South Africa. I lucked out when the launch dates clashed with a family holiday for the then editor, and found myself on what we like to call ‘a grown up launch’. Long haul, luxurious and lazy, I was handed the keys […]

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Suzuki GSX-R 125 – Full review.

Posted: September 9, 2017 at 9:08 am   /   Bike Tests, New bike news, Slider Home

Pinned in fourth gear, I urge myself to tip into turn one without rolling the throttle from the stop, lap after lap I’ve dared myself and bottled it. This time, I nail it. I’m flat out on a Suzuki GSX-R at Silverstone, just days before Alex Rins was doing exactly the same thing as me […]

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Kawasaki seeing red with the 2018 Z900.

Posted: August 9, 2017 at 4:24 pm   /   New bike news, Slider Home

Kawasaki has added a sweet red paint job to the Z900 for 2018. Full details (in their words) below. Already established as the ‘go-to’ bike in its sector of the naked streetfighter class, the Refined Raw Z900 uses the unique-to-Kawasaki Sugomi engineering and design philosophy to balance its forthright personality between aggressive, no-nonsense good looks […]

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