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Royal Enfield Himalayan spotted again

KTM take note: this is how to disguise a prototype

WE’VE seen the prototype Royal Enfield Himalayan on test before but this new shot – caught by Indian website GaadiWaadi.com – reveals more detail of the bike.

Powered by a new single-cylinder engine, believed to be around 410cc, the Himalayan is Royal Enfield’s take on ...  Continue reading

Video review: Yamaha TMAX road test

The sporty face of maxi-scooters gets sportier

IT'S always been the sporty face of maxi-scooters and for 2015 it's even sportier. See our verdict on the updated Yamaha TMAX.

Read our full review here.

Top 10 bike styling ideas

Think Yamaha's new R1 has an ugly front end? It's the future

STYLING a motorcycle must be a nightmare. There are so many fixed elements that finding a way to make your design stand out from its rivals without compromising its utility or ability must verge on the impossible.

While some machines are criticised for looking ‘derivative’ it’s nothing compared to the slating they’d ...  Continue reading

UK road test: Suzuki V-Strom 650XT review

‘More adventure as standard,’ says Suzuki. So what, exactly, does that mean?

WHAT’S wrong with Suzuki’s popular soft-roader, the V-Strom 650? Not soft-roader enough for some, apparently.

So for 2015, Suzuki has expanded the range with a new edition, the V-Strom 650XT.

It’s gained an alloy sump guard, crash-protection bars and plastic hand-guards. Most significantly, it’s got wire-spoked ...  Continue reading

Australia’s 334hp V8 superbike

More power than a Ninja H2R: what happens when you fuse two R1 engines together

MAYBE it’s the sunshine or the nation’s legendary love of beer but it seems that Australia has cornered the market when it comes to crazy homebrewed V8 superbikes.

It’s more than 15 years since the appearance of Ian Drysdale’s 750cc and 1000cc V8 machines, built using Yamaha FZR400 and FZR600 components and ...  Continue reading

New Evel Knievel documentary hits British TV

'I Am Evel Knievel' - Friday May 29 on Quest

A NEW documentary on Evel Knievel is set to get its UK TV premiere on Friday May 29 to mark the 40th anniversary of his legendary Wembley Stadium jump.

Called I Am Evel Knievel the hour-and-a-half documentary was first shown in America last year but is getting its first UK airing. As well ...  Continue reading

Three new Hyosung sports bikes for 2016

South Korean firm will replace 'most of the range' over two years

HYOSUNG is set to reveal three new sports bikes at this year's Eicma Milan motorcycle show, according to the firm's UK distributor. 

The South Korean manufacturer will reveal new versions of its V-twin GT650R and single-cylinder air-cooled GT250R, according to MotoGB. A liquid-cooled GD125R (pictured) will also be ...  Continue reading

Kawasaki Ninja H2R smokes Bugatti Veyron

Supercharged Kawasaki Ninja H2R eats millionaire's supercar

KAWASAKI'S H2R goes head-to-head with a Bugatti Veyron... and annihilates it.

On paper the £1 million 1,200bhp Veyron versus the £41,000 326bhp H2R looks a little one-sided. But they're not racing on paper, they're racing on tarmac and the H2R effortlessly smokes the super car.

The biker is sluggish off the line but ...  Continue reading

Is this the world's cheekiest driver?

Woman reverses into biker then berates him for getting in her way

A RUSSIAN woman reverses into a biker waiting patiently behind her car. 

We might expect she will be apologetic but instead launches into a tirade of shameless cheek. Luckily he was wearing a helmet cam!

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