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2017 Kawasaki Z1000SX – Full review with video.

Posted: Monday 14 November 2016 at 21:49 PM / Slider Home

It’s 05:06 in the morning and I can’t sleep. I give up trying and pad across my hotel room, scratching my balls while I try to remember where the toilet is. On the way back to a bed I sneak a peak through the curtains, wondering what the day will bring while I ponder a […]

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BMW G310 R – First ride review.

Posted: Wednesday 21 September 2016 at 14:20 PM / Slider Home

The Bangalore Torpedo! BMW motorcycles are aspirational. You could pin it on Charlie Boorman and Ewan McGregor, you could pin it on Marco Melandri or even Reg Pridmore (look him up). It’s entirely possible that you could pin it on next-door’s five series. However you look at them BMW are undoubtedly a bike (and a […]

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Were the Police going to use a Stinger to stop a motorbike?

Posted: Wednesday 31 August 2016 at 09:25 AM / Slider Home

The Oakdene Cafe in Kent is a popular destination for bikers. Mid week in the summer, a couple of hundred bikes is normal. Obviously where there are bikes and bikers, there are Police. We’ve covered the relationship between the cops and bikers plenty over the years and we understand the need to have them, as […]

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Harley Davidson adds more power to 2017 Touring line.

Posted: Wednesday 24 August 2016 at 07:35 AM / Slider Home

More power. More comfort. More control. Today, Harley-Davidson redefined touring by unveiling the all-new Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, the ninth Big Twin in its history, plus all-new front and rear suspension for its Model Year 2017 Touring motorcycle lineup. “These are the most powerful, most responsive and most comfortable Touring motorcycles ever offered by Harley-Davidson,” said Scott Miller, […]

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Guy Martin and Triumph set a date with Destiny.

Posted: Wednesday 24 August 2016 at 07:04 AM / Slider Home

Following a successful practice session at the Bonneville Salt Flats, achieving a speed of 274.2 mph to become the world’s fastest ever Triumph, Triumph Motorcycles has confirmed the attempt to set a new outright motorcycle Land Speed World Record will take place mid-September, 2016, weather permitting. Piloted by TT racer Guy Martin the Triumph Infor Rocket […]

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Watch my Tracer! Yamaha MT07- First ride review

Posted: Sunday 03 July 2016 at 14:02 PM / Slider Home

The first time I went touring on a bike, I was 22. With a licence that was less than 48 hours old in my pocket, a handful of Pepperamis down my leathers and an army issue sleeping back strapped to the back of my bike, I set of from North Devon heading for Le Mans. […]

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World Ducati Week 2016 – Why you need to go!

Posted: Wednesday 15 June 2016 at 08:39 AM / Slider Home

Every two years, Ducati hosts a party like no other. If you’re a fan of the brand, the colour red, pretty ladies and partying, you should book a ticket and get over to Misano circuit on July 1-3rd. We made it out there in 2012 and in 2014, refresh your memory with a look back […]

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Yamaha YXZ1000R – Thorney motorsport review.

Posted: Thursday 19 May 2016 at 11:12 AM / Slider Home

Slow in, fast out. An age-old adage that racers and bank robbers have stuck to since time began. There’s a very simple reason why people apply this rule, it’s because it works. On two wheels, only the fearless and the stupid would try and get round a corner in any other way. Unfortunately for me […]

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Yamaha MT-10. First ride review

Posted: Wednesday 11 May 2016 at 00:22 AM / Slider Home

Ever since the first man twisted the first throttle on the first motorbike nearly 150 years ago, the hunt for more and more power has been on. Each time a manufacturer grabs a headline with a crazy power claim, a journalist somewhere writes that things have surely reached an unsurpassable level. In 1991 it was […]

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Rossi Replica AGV – Winter test edition.

Posted: Tuesday 12 April 2016 at 22:38 PM / Slider Home

Rossi replica helmets have to be up there as the most desirable of all the race replica lids. Some are now viewed as a bit of an investment, as long as you haven’t stunk it up with your helmet hair. New for 2016 is this, the ‘Winter test’ version of the stunning AGV Pista GP. […]

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