consider it money well spent.There's no doubt that the GSX-R looks a bit dated these days. Its shapes and lines didn't alter much since it was launched in 1997. But underneath that fairly big and bulky architecture lies a more than very capable banzai
to the rear.Suspension is paramount to cruiser comfort. The front Telelever and 150mm wide front tyre give good road stability up to 80mph. Anything over this becomes a little worrisome as the Montauk felt affected by side winds and turbulence from vehicles
Compared to both - especially the Busa - it felt gutless in the midrange, and was only just a match for the Blackbird up top. And when I say up top, I mean wire tight in sixth gear - irrelevant in the UK but very relevant when you're racing yer mates abroad (er, yeah...). Roll on...
WHEN I first heard about the Tiger Sport I thought it was going to be a faster, lighter and more agile Triumph Tiger. Still cuddly but with added bite; a Tiger with more GRR.It's not quite that simple.Forget the 'Sport' name for a moment. This is a meticulous update to one of Tri...
and driving licence. I'm scared.Another officer writes something down. It says '60kph', which I assume is the speed limit, '120kph', my speed, and '100 Euros'.I take out the money but the policeman won't accept it. He's pointing down the road and getting
Since 1993, more than 100,000 RS 125 two stroke bikes have been manufactured around the world. Aprilia are still making this legendary learner legal for the foreseeable future, but with 2-strokes sadly dying a slow death they need a four stroke solution. Their answer? The brand n...
’s excellent for multi-lane mile-munching, it’s brilliant on sweeping biking roads, even tight ones, and will comfortably handle the odd unmade track. Possible downsides are the weight, the anonymous looks and the 21.5litre tank with a disappointing 150-mile
the electronic fitted as standard to the S model we tested, it’s a lightweight 195bhp toy box – a blood red trackday sledgehammer.” Michael Neeves, Motorcycle News – Wednesday 15 February 2012“I’d love to spend more time on the Panigale. It’ll do 15,000 miles
ago. This is reflected in the ride as it feels the lightest handling of all the 450s I have ridden to date. Compared to the Suzuki RM-Z450, everything seems to be happening a lot quicker, and having less mid-range and five gears makes you feel like you
is nothing of the sort. All those 'dated' bits are deliberate design features to give the impression it's a bit of a classic. But the ZRX is in fact just a few years old - with enough modern day features and performance to back up its recent vintage
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