Bikes

25 Aug 2017

Five new Harley-Davidson touring bikes for 2018

The American manufacturer has unveiled a 2018 portfolio that will feature more powerful machines in its Touring category, which also…

17 Aug 2017

All you need to know about the new BMW G310 R

BMW Motorrad has always made big, expensive bikes that appeal more to the leisure rider than the urban commuter. The…

19 Oct 2016

First Ride: 2016 Ducati X-Diavel S

Ducati, purveyors of fine sporting motorcycles, has had a crack at making a cruiser. And I am happy to report…

03 Oct 2016

Review: Vespa Primavera 150 3V

Are you a Rocker or a Mod? Do you prefer chugging beer to Bo Diddley, dressed rough in black leather,…

28 Sep 2016

First Ride: BMW R nineT Scrambler

The hills are alive with the sound of music, though I can’t help feeling that the Von Trapp family might…

02 Apr 2016

Wheelies: Frivolous But Fun

Wheelies are great. Wheelies are cool. Wheelies are dangerous and ultimately they’re quite pointless. So why do we keep doing…

02 Apr 2016

Review: Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R

It was all getting just a little bit silly. The filming was going well for the new Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R…

02 Apr 2016

Why Buy A Naked Bike?

Nudity sells, we all know that. It doesn’t seem to matter whether you’re selling cars, carpets or cameras; nobody bats…

02 Apr 2016

Review: Ducati 959 Panigale

Some days I have to pinch myself, just to make sure I haven’t mistaken my dreaming for real life. Last…

04 Feb 2016

Review: Honda VFR800X Crossrunner

I think I’ll start off with a bit of a confession: I’ve been a bit scornful of Honda’s products over…

02 Nov 2015

Kawasaki Versys 650 Vs Suzuki VStrom 650

The traffic is stationary, it’s sweltering, I’m sweating like a glass-blower’s bottom cleavage and there is no end in sight…

30 Aug 2015

Review: 2015 Aprilia RSV4

I was thinking about lunch. Nothing unusual about this — I have a healthy appetite and it was midday. What…

22 Jul 2015

Feature: BMW Motorrad Days

For the first time in three days I’m wrapped in a blanket of soft, sweet silence. I’m still immersed in…

21 Jul 2015

KTM Recalls Super Duke R

KTM has issued a recall of the Super Duke R 1290 to have the fuel tank checked and sealed. According…

08 May 2015

Review: 2015 Kawasaki H2

At last, the wait was over. Our turn had come, the two days on the calendar marked The Bike Show…

06 May 2015

Review: 2015 Aprilia Caponord Rally

When I started writing about bikes for a living, two decades ago, the most important segment of the motorcycle market…

21 Apr 2015

Review: BMW R 1200 R

Getting back to basics — that’s always been much of the naked bike’s appeal. Stripping away all the unnecessary trinkets…

14 Apr 2015

First Ride: 2015 Yamaha R1

I can't help it, but as I twist the Yamaha R1’s throttle to the max on the way out of…