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
with GP technology and exotic cycle parts for a penny shy of fifteen grand, then the launch of the more affordable ‘R’ version can only be good news.Just as they did with the RSV Mille, now that WSB homologation has been dealt with, a more affordable base
Triumph Thunderbird ... in dealers July 2009I'm at the launch of Triumph's Thunderbird, their new model aimed squarely at the Harley crowd. Thunderbird is a big name for Triumph, it was an iconic sporty model in the 50s which was then re-launched
I’m not used to riding in sunshine. I’m not used to leaning a bike so far over the footpegs scrape on the ground. I’m not used to an air temperature of 18 degrees and dry weather either, but we’ve got all four in Portugal and KTM´s new 990 SMT is a great bike to rediscover it all...
It’s fair to say that the 1125R has been greeted luke-warmly. A bodged launch last year at Laguna Seca was followed by a ‘band-aid’ launch earlier this year for the water-cooled Buell in Spain. Not a good start for a platform that Buell wanted
it is ready. Click the link for a short video of the bike, and read the full launch report in the next issue of TWO magazine.
I'VE just ridden the all-new 2009 R1 at the Eastern Creek circuit in Australia, and what can I tell you? It's an awesome machine. Please check out the videos below for more insight.It seems like we've been waiting forever for the 2009 Yamaha R1. Everyone has been teased with pict...
, but instead of feeling pumped full of adrenalin while riding, I became calm and relaxed.”You can read Niall's full report and all the nitty gritty in the next issue of TWO.
I've ridden BMW's new superbike, the S1000RR for two sessions here at Portimao, plenty of time to get a feel for the bike and here are my initial impressions.Just sitting on the new BMW S1000RR makes me think of my long-term R6. I'm five-foot eight/nine and it just fits me really...
HELLO VISORDOWN readers, well I've just got off the new Ducati 1198S, 20 minutes ago, after my second session here at the Portimao circuit. The first thing I've got to say is that this is an impressive track that brings the best out of this new Ducati.My first throughts when I go...
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