He's a bit special, says MaccaDANGEROUS, I KNOW but my mind started to wander the other week while testing Suzuki's latest supersport projectile, the GSX-R600 K6. In years gone by, to keep up with the competition on the racetrack, manufacturers would occasionally release a limite...
Click to read: 2006 Yamaha R1 owners reviews, 2006 Yamaha R1 specs and to see the 2006 Yamaha R1 image gallery.THE R1 OOZES more class and style than any of the competition and on the road at least matches the opposition for performance and handling
Click to read: Yamaha FZ1 Fazer owners reviews, Yamaha FZ1 Fazer specs and to see the Yamaha FZ1 Fazer image gallery.TUESDAY EVENING IS bike meet night at Bassetts Pole in Staffordshire. On my last visit it was a new Fazer with a US-market black and yellow paint job that got my v...
to watch that one. Obviously it's not that easy to repeat championship wins, but each season I would look at who was changing teams, changing bikes, and work out where the weaknesses may be. This year I rated HM Plant as the ones that would definitely win
the iconic status of the LC? I'll let you know in 2030.November 2006You may have heard me grumbling about some slight pitting around the cylinder block and brake caliper bolts in previous reports. Well tickle my sporran, once again another mysterious package
- the 42mm forks have carbonfibre outer tubes for added stiffness, surely a future 'must have' for the sportsbike aftermarket.Continue reading Niall's test of the 2006 Ducati Desmosedici 2/3
, and that everything is in line and properly put back together - many people over-tighten top yoke fork clamp bolts and damage the bolts and threads.The incredibly track focused (and worse on the road) 2006 R6 is pushing prices lower.Key ID: earlier bikes lacked four
I WAS PLEASED when I heard my first ride on the 2006 GSX-R600 would be on the road only - French roads, in fact - instead of the more usual track-based sportsbike launch. All new supersport bikes have impressive engine performance, plus they corner
, but after a few track sessions everything began to make sense. The 675 may have the vital statistics of a skinny CBR600RR, but the track riding experience couldn't be more different.It has a similarly roomy riding position but, while the Honda is all about
with the revised 2006 Blade. Predictable maybe, but definitely not boring. And let's face it, how could a 176kg superbike putting out a claimed 169bhp ever become boring?Out of all the 1000s to date I've found the new Fireblade fits my 11-stone, 5ft 8in frame best
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