bodyfat. So we picked our champion in the shape of features editor John Hogan (who used to box in the Army and endlessly bores us with stories of clouting people) and packed him off to Sheffield to knock Karl’s arse on the floor over three full
Ducati have added another fantastic bike to their already very good range.Replacing the S2R1000 the new 1100 has made use of the trellis frame andsub-frame from the 696 and the 1078cc air cooled DS engine from the existingrange. Hypermotard heads mean 95bhp and 73ft lbs in a bike...
Hard work, this bike journalist lark..ASCARI TEST track in southern Spain was the choice for the launch of the BMW HP2 Sport. Both are exclusive, very cool, and unfortunately, a little bit too expensive for everyday riders. This bike could provide a similar kind of turning point ...
Preconception: I'm off to California! Reality: Freezing SilverstoneWhat I learned: To think about my ridingThe California Superbike School has been around for donkey's years peddling the biking equivalent of Caribbean voodoo, but it still holds a mythical quality in the eyes of r...
Hogan's not quite got the hang of his new studio lightsSO HERE I am up in the hills above sunny Barcelona for the international launch of the Ducati Monster 696. In true Italian style everything that can go wrong so far has, and I only have a second
The question of “will I like the new Moto Guzzi V7 classic?” boils down to how big your imagination is. Having just returned from the two-day launch around beautiful Lake Como (the home of Moto Guzzi), mine has clearly run away with itself. It was impossible not to be drawn into ...
Derbi GPRI’ve just got back from the launch of two new Derbi 125’s. The first, the GPR, is a little cracker. It’s only fifteen bhp, but definitely looks the part. From twenty metres away it reminded me of a Honda CBR600F. Derbi take the 50 and 125cc sector of the market as seriou...
Mission #9 CCM flat track school Preconception: Flat track is coolReality: Flat track is cool What I learned: I'm no Jay SpringsteenWhen it comes to activities that could result in personal injury, I have a fail-safe rule. I get my wife to watch whatever it is for a couple of m...
small, light and fast they areThe term ‘dead man’s shoes’ springs to mind this month. With John Hogan, our resident funny man and all round nice bloke, leaving Visordown and absconding to Aprilia to manage their press activities, the keys to his ZX-6R
% of the bikes in this magazine – you never, ever see another one. One day one of these will live in my garage. When I can afford a garage...Date recieved: 11th Feb 2008Test duration: 12 monthsTotal mileage: 6230 milesPurchase price: £8495Continue Hogan's 12
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