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Two super-nakeds using the blistering engine and frame of a flagship sports bike, both detuned from about 200hp to exactly 160hp - Yamaha's MT-10 and BMW's S1000R couldn’t be more closely matched. So which is best?
 

18 August 2016 at 9:00

Is the new SV650 a match for the old one on longer rides? Um, no.

17 August 2016 at 9:00
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Visordown Editor Steve Farrell has a 2016 SV650 on long-term loan from Suzuki and he's been comparing it to his own SV650S, which it's replacing in the line-up. So is it a worthy successor? Watch his motovlog report. 

12 August 2016 at 9:48

Visordown’s Kane Dalton stretches the ZX-10R’s legs on the Isle of Man

11 August 2016 at 10:43

The two most exciting sub-500cc nakeds on the market go head-to-head

05 August 2016 at 16:18
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It’s naked 160hp superbike meets naked 160hp superbike. Stand back. Things could get broken.

28 July 2016 at 8:00
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The two most exciting sub-500cc nakeds on the market go head-to-head

13 July 2016 at 12:32
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Aprilia RS4 125, Aprilia Tuono V4, Aprilia Caponord Rally, Aprilia RSV4 RF

We try to condense a potential lifetime spent riding Aprilias into one morning

07 July 2016 at 18:33
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Can the new Suzuki SV650 get the better of Yamaha's popular MT-07? Watch our video to find out.

01 July 2016 at 7:42
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Is the latest incarnation of Suzuki’s SV650 enough to take on Yamaha’s game-changing MT-07?

22 June 2016 at 12:04
KTM 690 Duke R

Thoughts after two weeks on a 690 Duke R

20 June 2016 at 9:44
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BMW's R nineT raised the bar for heritage motorcycles and two years later Triumph has finally answered, with the 2016 Thruxton R. Watch our review of the two kings of the retro class.

14 June 2016 at 12:26
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Suzuki SV650S and SV650

Can Suzuki’s new SV650 fill the space that will be left by the demise of the SV650S?

07 June 2016 at 16:51
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One of these machines raises expectations of performance from a heritage motorcycle. The other is even better.

19 May 2016 at 13:38

Travel to a sunny track in Italy to take part in a challenge against other journalists on a bike used to get kids in to racing? Sounds easy…

25 April 2016 at 16:37

But not good at being boring

19 April 2016 at 9:30

The middleweight retro bike scene has become as busy as a barber’s at a custom bike show – but which is best? Here's our verdict.

14 April 2016 at 14:27

The middleweight retro bike scene has become as busy as a barber’s at a custom bike show – but which is best?

06 April 2016 at 17:51

A month of firsts: first service, first track day on this bike and the first faulty dash seen by KTM

30 March 2016 at 16:40

Say hello to my little friend

19 February 2016 at 10:25

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