Not cheap but at least you won't brass off the localsBATTERY-POWERED motorcycle specialists Zero have released images of their 2009 Zero X off roader.As well as new-look bodywork, Zero claim the 2009 machine is 'faster, stronger, and more durable in the most demanding terrain'. T...
Over the years I’ve bought and sold loads of bikes; new ones, old ones, mint ones and basket cases. And I can’t remember once paying the asking price if I was buying, or being offended by a bit of haggling if I was selling. Whether buying from a dealer, a private individual or fr...
THE MOTORCYCLE and sidecar outfit used in the original 1960s television series 'Batman' has sold on eBay for USD 29,500 (£18,200). The Batcycle, as it's known, has covered just over 7,000 miles in its 33-year life. It's powered by a 250cc Yamaha engine and the removable sidecar ...
BRITAIN'S OLDEST motorcycle has been sold to an overseas buyer after the National Motorcycle Museum and Wollaton Hall in Nottingham declined to buy it.The 110-year-old petrol-engined bike, made by Raleigh called the 'Sir Walter' was built
and perhaps a styling tweak here and there and the bike will find buyers.Aprilia Shiver 750 GT SpecificationsPrice £6699 (ABS £300 extra) Top speed 140mph Engine 750cc, 8-valve, liquid-cooled V-twin Power 95bhp at 9000rpm Torque 60lb.ft at 7000rpm Bore & stoke
YAMAHA'S TDM850 FIRST raised its bug-eyed head in 1991. The mix of goggle-eyed looks, Delatbox frame, tall, town friendly stance and punchy parallel twin motor seemed perfect for the city and Britain's back roads.The TDM850 was Europe's second-biggest selling 750-1000cc bike from...
Bikes entered my life when I was about 10. My dad had a mint Z900 and we used to go everywhere on it together. He bought me an old motocross bike and I was hooked. I enjoyed riding it, but as much as riding it, I just enjoyed owning a bike. I raced a bit of schoolboy motocross, d...
The figures take some beating: 192mph, 157bhp, a quarter-mile in just 10 seconds and you could have all this for just a shade over £3,000. Suzuki's Hayabusa came on the scene in 1999 and the lumpy looks were for a reason: this bike was one of the first to be designed with a lot o...
What Bike?Once you’ve passed your test, you’ll need to consider what sort of bike will suit your needs, if you haven’t jumped the gun and bought one already.If you can afford the initial outlay and insurance premium, there’s nothing stopping you from buying a top-of-the range 100...
Some might say that adventure motorcycling has gone soft over the last decade, with every man and his dog buying into the adventure dream. Sales of adventure motorcycles have held firm in a market where sales of superbikes have slumped; leathers are being exchanged for rugged tex...
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