my luck as a motorcycle salesman. Sales manager Luke Gregory looks glum. "Normally by mid-morning we'll have sold 10 bikes," he confesses. "But so far today we've only shifted two over the phone. And a scooter."I have a feeling I won't be adding
It's a muggy Saturday night in Gloucester and I've got a problem. In the grand scheme of things it's not a big problem, but at this precise moment in time it's causing me serious concern. Here's the thing -I can't remember if Highway to Hell starts on an A or a D chord. As I step...
house. And he made haste and came down; and received him with joy. LUKE, CHAPTER 19: 1-10The Bible. A way of life to some, a load of old cobblers to others. But why, you may ask, is a chunk of it being quoted in a motorcycle mag?Well, it's important
Sensible is not a word that is commonly applied to motorcycles. They're too fast, too dangerous and, with only two supplied wheels, far too unstable. Fireblades, R1s, 999s? Nope, they're not sensible at all. Far from it.But there is one marque within the vast array of bikes on th...
To say that today is a cold day would be something of an understatement. 'Cold' just doesn't do this weather any justice. Not at all. It's more of a frigid haze, a gelid snowscape. The outside temperature gauge in the car reads -28ºC. It's unwise even to go outside in these condi...
OH GOD. Monday morning. Five whole days lie ahead. That's five days of crap vending machine coffee, endless clock watching and tedious badinage around the photocopier. Apart from the traffic-clogged ride into work, a decent thrape is at least 130 hours away. That's a lot of hour...
If you're coming round to the idea that a classic might be for you, it's perhaps best to make sure. Do a quick web search to find out the nearest meets of the owners club for the marque your interested in. Most clubs are very welcoming, and many owners so proud of their class...
Best known for being the hero of legendary mod flick Quadrophenia, 'geezer' icon Phil Daniels has only just got his bike licence...So, you're appearing in Freebird, the first British biker movie. What's it about?Well, it's a bit of a mad comedy about a group of three motorcycle c...
It's a straightforward partnership. Like Morecambe and Wise or Ant and Dec, motorcycles go hand in hand with men. Proper men, who like going to the pub and enjoy the company of women. When you see a big bike roar past, it's more than likely that the leathered up rider will be a m...
You're young, dumb and flush with enough cash to fill your tank. Bike mad teens after a groovy 125 to cut their two-wheeled teeth on are spoiled for choice these days, so which to choose? TWO's forever young testers relive the teenage dream on a sweet-fuelled road trip to Brands ...
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