Bike News & Reviews

Classic 1992 Honda Fireblade

Posted: Wednesday 09 October 2013 at 15:04 PM / Bike News & Reviews

Way back in the early 90’s the Superbike was re-born. Honda blew the rest of the world out the water with this Fireblade type creation. Journalists of the time were treated to a trip to Australia to test this new fangled technology among some other fine machines like the Honda Dominator. Power figures on the […]

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BMW announces new GS Adventure

Posted: Monday 07 October 2013 at 10:47 AM / Bike News & Reviews

So last year BMW updated their standard R1200GS with a new, more powerful version that featured electronically adjustable suspension, sophisticated on and off road traction control and ABS and edgy styling that rattled a few old boys’ cages. But most importantly, the new R1200GS came with a water cooled engine and we welcomed BMW to […]

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2010 BMW S1000RR, world changing? Maybe.

Posted: Wednesday 02 October 2013 at 16:36 PM / Bike News & Reviews

The BMW S1000RR has been with us for three years now, but when it was launched in 2010 it marked a new era in the Sportsbike market. The original bike cost £12,500 (£11,190 standard model) and the 2010 models still fetch around the £8,000 mark now, but you can’t deny that in the M-sport colours […]

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Suzuki GSX-R 1000 special edition

Posted: Thursday 22 August 2013 at 09:54 AM / Bike News & Reviews

The Suzuki GSX-R1000ZSE (catchy name that) will be a highly exclusive model, with just 100 bikes worldwide and only 10 making it to the UK. The special edition has undergone an aesthetic makeover, with a polished and chrome plated frame and an array of blue anodised parts. No extra power, bigger brakes or exciting items […]

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KTM 1290 Super Duke R prototype

Posted: Tuesday 30 July 2013 at 09:26 AM / Bike News & Reviews

This years Goodwood Festival of Speed saw Jeremy McWilliams ride a prototype of the new KTM 1290 Super Duke R; watch this video of his run up the famous Goodwood hill and be ready to get very excited about the launch of this bike.

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New Firestorm

Posted: Thursday 18 July 2013 at 12:06 PM / Bike News & Reviews

  Well it has a Firestorm engine anyway. Honda has gone mad and made a 109BHP lawn mower, known as the Mean Mower; with a mixture of parts, from a Morris Minor steering rack to a set wheels from an ATV, it’s a bit of a parts special, but that’s not say it’s rubbish. A […]

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Spot the man from SuperBike magazine

Posted: Monday 15 July 2013 at 15:04 PM / Bike News & Reviews

Chris recently met up with some chaps from Autocar for a bit of car v bike testing.   Round one is the Ducati Diavel against the Audi R8 V10   Round two pulls out the big guns. The BMW HP4 goes up against a rather crazy Ariel Atom V8 and a completely ridiculous 600BHP rally-cross […]

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Posted: Wednesday 29 May 2013 at 11:31 AM / Bike News & Reviews

Roland Brown’s been riding the three-quarter litre marvels for nigh-on three decades. Here’s his pick of the bunch… The original GSX-R750 began motorcycling’s greatest hardcore dynasty. And there can’t be much doubt that the greatest Gixxer of them all remains the slab-sided psychopath, descended directly from Suzuki’s endurance racers, that launched the aluminium framed super-sports […]

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Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 13:41 PM / Bike News & Reviews

What used to be the KTM 950 Supermoto is now the 990 Thanks to a revised engine, with capacity increased from 942 to 999cc. Despite its mighty power, this motor weighs a flyweight 58 kilos. It must be stressed that the old bike was phenomenally good. Truly. It was one of our favourite bikes, mainly […]

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Moto Morini Granpasso

Posted: Friday 03 May 2013 at 13:39 PM / Bike News & Reviews

The English translation of ‘gran passo’, according to my dodgy online translator, is ‘big step’ That seems appropriate enough, because it’s certainly a big step up onto the Morini’s 820mm-high seat. Yes, this is a lanky machine, but don’t worry if you’re a vertically challenged, as there’s a lower-seat option on the way, we’re told… […]

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