Bike News & Reviews

H Hour! First ride of the Kawasaki H2 and H2R.

Posted: Friday 06 March 2015 at 01:44 AM / Bike News & Reviews

Introduced in 1984, the Kawasaki Ninja brand has always been one with a no nonsense attitude to performance. Ninja cut its teeth racing fighter jets in Top Gun. Ninja had nailed 150mph quarter mile speeds when an Apple or a Blackberry were still one of your five a day. Ninja has won a world superbike […]

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H Hour! First ride of the Kawasaki H2 and H2R

Posted: Thursday 05 March 2015 at 08:42 AM / Bike News & Reviews

Introduced in 1984, the Kawasaki Ninja brand has always been one with a no nonsense attitude to performance. Ninja cut its teeth racing fighter jets in Top Gun. Ninja had nailed 150mph quarter mile speeds when Apple and Blackberry were still one of your five a day. Ninja has won a world superbike championship and, […]

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2015 Ducati 1299 Panigale full test

Posted: Thursday 05 March 2015 at 08:37 AM / Bike News & Reviews

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Had enough of the new Yamaha R1 yet? No, us neither.

Posted: Friday 27 February 2015 at 12:00 PM / Bike News & Reviews

So here’s a gallery of tasty pictures from the launch to keep you occupied.

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First Ride – 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1

Posted: Monday 23 February 2015 at 11:43 AM / Bike News & Reviews

Yamaha says the new R1 is the closest possible thing to a road legal YZR- M1 MotoGP bike. Looking at the spec sheet, it’s hard to disagree…

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2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 First Impressions

Posted: Monday 23 February 2015 at 00:03 AM / Bike News & Reviews

We test the all-new, long awaited 2015 Yamaha R1 – hot off the seat here are Chris’ first thoughts

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First Ride – 2015 Yamaha XJR 1300

Posted: Sunday 22 February 2015 at 16:00 PM / Bike News & Reviews

Yamaha’s old new retro bike made new again. But still retro. Got that?

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Affordable Luxury? 2015 MV Agusta Stradale 800

Posted: Saturday 14 February 2015 at 10:08 AM / Bike News & Reviews

  MV Agusta’s built its reputation on high-spec supersports machines. But its new Stradale 800 is aimed at a more relaxed market. Can premium and practical mix? Al went to Spain to find out     Things can go weird when luxury brands go for mass markets. Sometimes it’s a disaster: when Burberry caps became […]

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Throwback Thursday – the original 1998 Yamaha R1

Posted: Thursday 12 February 2015 at 10:22 AM / Bike News & Reviews

2015 looks like it might be a bit of a vintage year in terms of proper, jaw-dropping superbikes. Of course Kawasaki’s supercharged H2R isn’t far away, but next week we’ll be riding the latest version of Yamaha’s über-superbike, the R1. The big Yam has gone off the boil a bit in the past decade or […]

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Wheelie Wednesday

Posted: Wednesday 11 February 2015 at 05:00 AM / Bike News & Reviews

It’s back to 2007 this week for the launch of Honda’s second-generation CB600F Hornet, in a rather damp Portugal. Now, we’re not saying the Hornet is a dull bike, far from it. But in an attempt to go above and beyond, the intellectual powerhouse that is the SB editorial meeting decided to spice things up with […]

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