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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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Record creating Triumph Street Cup. Win stuff here!

Posted: August 9, 2017 at 3:19 pm   /   New bike news, Slider Home

The Triumph Street Cup is, among many other things, a throwback to original cafe racer culture. Along with all the free love, cool bikes and massive turn ups, the 1960’s was also about rock and roll music. In celebration of this, Triumph has commissioned ten UK rock bands to contribute to a record that celebrates […]

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Honda Ron Haslam Race School – Review.

Posted: August 9, 2017 at 1:22 pm   /   Product Reviews, Slider Home

“Donington” was the answer I got when I asked Leon Haslam, tongue-in-cheek, which UK track is his favourite. Given his father’s racing school – the Ron Haslam Race School – uses Donington as its base you’d expect a bit of bias, but I actually believe it was genuine. Superbike was kindly invited by Carol Nash […]

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Best bikes for under £1000

Posted: July 3, 2017 at 3:40 pm   /   Bike Tests, Slider Home

One grand wonders Take a look through your favourite bike website – SuperBike, of course – and you’ll notice the amount of brand-spanking-new, shiny metal staring you in the face. From your iPad. As you crimp out a length. While it’s nice to look at the latest technology, design and engineering, if you haven’t got […]

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Suzuki restores Barry Sheene 1976 world championship-winning XR14

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 10:13 am   /   Race News, Slider Home

Suzuki has released the first video in a two-part series, that follows the restoration of Barry Sheene’s 1976 world championship-winning XR14. Check this video out. The bike was restored by Martyn Ogborne, who worked with Team Suzuki in the 1970s and was Barry Sheene’s race technician, before becoming a technical manager at Suzuki GB until retiring […]

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2017 Zero SR – Review with video.

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 9:51 am   /   Bike Tests, New bike news, Slider Home

For the first time in over a decade of testing motorcycles, I’ve finally found the bike that has started making me feel like a bit of a jaded old hack. The Zero SR. On paper it makes as much sense as it sounds silently ridiculous in real life. An £18k price tag (if you go […]

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2017 BMW RnineT Racer – review.

Posted: April 26, 2017 at 2:28 pm   /   New bike news, Slider Home

I got drunk with Roland Sands once. Not just a little bit tipsy, I mean properly fucked. We got chatting at a BMW festival in Austria and hit it off. One minute we were talking about the time he replaced an injured John McGuinness in the British 250cc championship, the next we were necking belt […]

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Yamaha issues safety recall on MT09 and XSR900 models.

Posted: April 18, 2017 at 3:11 pm   /   New bike news, Slider Home

Yamaha UK has issued a safety related recall to all owners of MT09/A MT09TRA and XSR900 models. ‘lower handlebar holders may become loose and in the worst case scenario if not replaced this can result in a loss of steering.’ Yamaha advises that owners contact their nearest Authorised Yamaha dealer at your earliest convenience, quoting […]

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Suzuki Cappuccino! – Low rate finance offers means riding a Suzuki costs less than a coffee.

Posted: April 11, 2017 at 8:34 am   /   New bike news, Slider Home

Suzuki has announced a new, low-rate finance offer for its SV650 and GSX-S1000 machines, which means the middleweight V-twin can be ridden away for £60 per month. A new special rate of just 4.9% APR, coupled with a deposit of £1,500.00, means the SV650 can be ridden for only £1.94 per day – less than the price of […]

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2017 Yamaha R6 – Full review.

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 4:32 pm   /   New bike news, Slider Home

MotoGP looks, Moto2 handling – the new R6 reminds us why 600cc supersports bikes are so much fun. It’s been ten years since Yamaha last gave the R6 any serious updates. You’d think that would leave it miles behind the competition, but that’s far from the case. In truth, the popularity of the 600cc supersports […]

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