Ask most riders what bike they think did the most to define the 1990s and they will probably say Ducati’s 916, Honda’s FireBlade or Suzuki’s GSX-R750. Which is fair enough, as those have always been the attention grabbers, but there is a bike that had a far more subtle influence ...
By about the 15th hotel I’m starting to understand what Mary and Joseph went through, except I don’t have a pregnant missus bending my ear about not booking a hotel in advance, I’ve got a 21kg (verified by Easyjet’s scales) kit bag dragging behind
thoughtful enough to list the top 100 rude UK place names together in one place, a fine book entitled Rude Britain. So, armed with a copy, a TomTom GPS navigation system and a hefty dose of childishness we headed into London to discover the rudest street
of the ZX-6R is very track-focused, it just now comes with mid-range to boot. This, in my book, is well worth the sacrifice.Watch out for the full report in next month's issue of TWO and a full 2009 600cc test early next year.2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R
meant to be a race bike, this is BMW showing what they could do with the Boxer engine if given free rein and they gave their technical boffins in the R&D department carte blanche and an open cheque book. I just wish they’d decided to do this about five
't resist sampling some of the goods, so we booked a ride on two of the firms' most recognisable models, the RSV Mille and 999, and took them along the Futa Pass, one of the most famous roads in Italy and Ducati's unofficial road test track
Row GB's three-day track day booking and after what was easily the best safety briefing we have ever heard including such gems as "wheelies, we like them and the circuit director does as well" and overtaking, err you can do it," which left Whit
to Rosslare are £35 for the slow boat and £45 for the fast one each way for a bike and passenger. Book tickets at www.stenalive.co.uk or call 08705 707070.
The banter started the instant we booked our places on Santa Pod’s famous ¼ mile strip. Back and forth across the office psyching-out comments about botched clutch starts, acceleration, wind resistance and reflexes. Excuses were made, bike selection
fantastic place to simply learn bike control and have a great couple of days out. The minimal course you can book is a two day one, which I would thoroughly recommend.A two day course costs £449 including bike hire. Over night accomodation is extra. www.offroadskills.com
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