good the ZZR turned out to be. The first inkling came within a second or two of pulling away: burbling across the wet cobbles of the hotel carpark, full lock to full lock, the ZZR's size and mass (215kg dry) melted away. The combination of riding
induction noise all the way through the rev range, but short shifting and using the torque delivers the most rewarding ride. The standard suspension gives a positive, sure-footed feel whether you're on changing road surfaces, dodging potholes or, in our
in the slipstream and the R6 just edges away at walking pace. It's unrestricted and running a sports exhaust. Every last horsepower counts.He brakes early. The R1 is showing 140mph as the straight drops away into the first corner. On an earlier session, the full
the translation for 'any road' is 'multistrada'. Sounds catchy doesn't it, (if not a little familiar). If space was any tighter I could wrap this test up now by saying the Versys is a Japanese Multistrada.At first glance, from head-on, the headlight looks like
Build quality and value for money are the calling cards of the 2007 Victorys. And there are four new models to savour too: the Kingpin Tour, the sport-orientated Hammer-S and the Arlen & Cory Ness Signature series Jackpots.Heart of the matter is Victory's glorious 100/6 Freedom m...
Long hailed as one of the gorgeous motorcycles ever, MV's F4 family of bikes has suffered from a lack of cc when compared to the competition with its capacity of only 749cc. The F41000s is here to make amends.I'm tonking along near-empty roads
was a light, sweet-handling sports bike with a good rider on board. But when you’re giving away more than 50bhp to the opposition, you’ve got a problem — whether you’re riding round Misano or trying to sell expensive superbikes in a showroom.Bimota boss
on the balls of your feet.The digital clocks look tiny at first but you soon adjust to the size and layout. You can also select from eight different levels of backlight brightness to illuminate the dash with a clinical white glowThe riding experience is a mix
same reason. Because despite the cripplingly uncomfortable riding position, the 1000S is simply stunning to look at.I've ridden just about every new bike made in the last five years and can confidently say this latest SportClassic is the most
Nostalgia is a powerful thing. There is no way half the crap that's sold on eBay would have been shifted if it wasn't for someone, somewhere, remembering their youth. And the bike world is no different.There is currently a revival in the retro bike market, or at least for modern ...
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