After the world’s most drawn-out development process, can India’s latest machine be anything but a let-down?
THE long, drawn-out tale of the Mahindra Mojo could finally be reaching a conclusion with the expected release of a production model at the end of the month.
According to sources in India, the firm will finally reveal the details of its production bike by the end of August.
So what is the ... Continue reading
Steve Farrell gives his verdict on one of the best bargains in biking
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Competition to find Rossi super fan
VALENTINO Rossi isn't exactly short of fans - judging by the sea of yellow packing the stands of every MotoGP round- but who is his biggest super fan in the UK?
Silverstone is running a competition to find his biggest fan, ahead of Rossi's inauguration at the prestigious British Racing Drivers' Club ... Continue reading
CFMoto building a Honda Deauville rival
IF there was a Honda badge attached to these leaked images of a new 650cc twin-cylinder tourer it wouldn’t come as much surprise. But in reality it’s the next-generation machine due from Chinese manufacturer CFMoto.
We’ve been critical before of Chinese companies that plagiarise the styling of existing bikes, but while ... Continue reading
Which bikes are big on the continent?
WE’RE often fed with figures telling us about the best-selling bikes in the UK but the range of bikes we’re actually offered here depends entirely on which models manufacturers see fit to design with Europe-wide homologation rules in mind.
And that means the line-up of new models on sale in your local ... Continue reading
Spy shots reveal Ducati's Diavel is getting a cruiser makeover
THESE spy shots show the new cruiser-inspired direction Ducati's Diavel is taking.
The footpegs are swept forward, the 1198cc V-twin engine is exposed and those giant exhausts have been lopped-off.
There's definitely something of the Harley-Davidson V-Rod about this new Diavel, and perhaps it's this inspiration that has led to the introduction of ... Continue reading
Tom Rayner is in seventh heaven with Guzzi's gaudy Cafe Racer
SOMEBODY asked me without a hint of irony if retro bikes were 'a bit last year'.
But heritage sells and everybody's at it - in fact, some manufacturers like Royal Enfield and Harley Davidson never stopped.
And surely for sheer head-turning, kerb appeal nothing can beat Moto Guzzi's gaudy V7 II Racer. Not many ... Continue reading
Ben-Hur won't be invited back to his local bike meet
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We test Arai's upcoming top-of-the-range successor to the RX-7 GP
I AM testing the new Arai RX-7V - the successor to the RX-7 GP. It won't be in shops until November so this is a preview test of Arai's upcoming top-of-the-range lid.
The first thing I noticed when I lifted the helmet from the box is the new visor locking system. The ... Continue reading
How does it feel riding at 230mph across a ploughed field on a turbo Hayabusa? Becci Ellis explains
THE world's fastest woman on two wheels crashed her turbo Hayabusa after setting a 259mph top speed on the standing mile.
Becci Ellis, from Scunthorpe broke her ankle, bruised ribs and suffered whiplash in the crash at the World Wheelie Championship at Elvington this weekend but admits she got off lightly.
After breaking ... Continue reading
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