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Used Review: Yamaha YZF-R1
A quantum leap in performance over the mighty FireBlade, the Yamaha YZF-R1 set new standards for power and performance at its launch back in 1998. New and old models alike still sizzle today.

05 April 2008 at 17:50
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Used Review: Sports 600s
Yesterday's supersports screamers are still duking it out on the used battlefield. Under cover of sunshine, Bertie advances on middle England with a bunch of war veterans to find out who still cuts the mustard gas.

05 April 2008 at 17:38

Used Review: Suzuki Bandit 600
In 1995 Suzuki built the naked middleweight Bandit. Compared to Yamaha's Diversion it was a revelation: sure it was cheap, cheerful and built to a price, but it was also a hell of a lot of fun to ride.

05 April 2008 at 17:25
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Used Review: Kawasaki ZX-9R (B1 - F2P)
Kawasaki built a Blade beater for 1998, just in time for Yamaha's R1 to trump the pair of 'em. But all was not lost - the ZX-9R drew a dedicated following.

05 April 2008 at 16:32
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Used Review: Yamaha YZF-R6
Yamaha's feisty little R6 has deservedly gained a cult status amongst its fans, as a rev-happy, sharp-edged alternative to Honda's more easy-going CBR600.

05 April 2008 at 16:08
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Used Review: Yamaha Fazer 600
Cheaper than chips and more versatile than a Swiss Army knife, the Yamaha Fazer is one of the few bikes that really can be (nearly) all things to all men - and all for under two grand

05 April 2008 at 16:03

Used Review: Ducati 916, 996 & 998
An aesthetic and performance revolution in its day, the 916 series has guaranteed iconic status for Bologna's blood-red bullets for time immemorial. But are those stories of Desmodromic histrionics all true?

05 April 2008 at 14:08
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Used Review: Honda CBR600F 1999-2002
Year-on-year since its introduction in 1987, Honda's venerable CBR600F has been the undisputed king in the white-hot battle royal of the middleweight 600cc sports category. Bertie Simmonds checks out the last of the line

05 April 2008 at 14:01

Used Review: Aprilia RSV Mille & Mille R
With looks and performance akin to a kick in the pods, Aprilia's Mille proved that not every Italian sportsbike had to be a blood-red, 90¡ V-twin from Bologna.

05 April 2008 at 13:50

Used Review: Honda VTR Firestorm
In the mid-90s, V-twins were red, temperamental and raced by Carl Fogarty. Until Honda brought out the Firestorm, that is. We examine Honda's first big-twin sportsbike

05 April 2008 at 13:42
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Used Review: Kawasaki ZX-6R 1997 - 2001
The ZX-6R exploded onto the scene in 1995 and has been with us ever since. Bertie Simmonds explores the myriad of myths and litany of lies about the G and J models of the big K's popular middleweight blaster.

05 April 2008 at 13:29

Used Review: Suzuki GSX-R1000K2
This month, TWO finds that living with the first breed of GSX-R1000 is easier than you think.

02 April 2008 at 22:19

Used Review: Yamaha Fazer V Suzuki Bandit
Two of the hardiest perennials in the middleweight category go head to head

02 April 2008 at 21:38

Second chance: Triumph Daytona 600
Expensive new but affordable now, Jon Urry has a second look at Triumph's sporting middleweight

18 March 2008 at 22:32
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Used Test: Manx Norton
Niall has revisited the Goodwood Revival, looking to improve on his initiation with the Manx Norton

26 December 2006 at 12:17

Used Test: Yamaha TZ350
James has been scratching around Cadwell on a Yamaha TZ350

26 December 2006 at 12:04

Whitham's three and a half grand second-hand challenge
In 2006 with the unlikely premise of £3500 fast burning holes in their pockets, four Visordown teamsters are buying second-hand steel. It's head v. hearts all the way

18 October 2006 at 13:02
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Road Test: Real World 600s
If pound notes are more important than lap times these 600s offer the best compromise of race replica handling with real world practicality. New and secondhand these still top the sales podium

03 June 2003 at 14:54

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