That's right - £1500 for a used FirestormHOW DO you fancy a V-twin 1,000, good for a genuine 155mph, set in a sleek alloy beam frame offering more than passable handling, decent brakes and damn fine build quality for a starting price of £1,500? Or you can quite easily catch one w...
TWO have been reporting back to us today from the launch of Ducati's 1098R. We've got an exclusive video of an onboard lap with a WSB star.The rider is none other than mad italian WSB fast-man, Fabrizio. Enjoy!
"Hello, is that Ocean Finance?"I’m currently in Jerez in Spain preparing to ride Ducati’s new 1098R. The technical presentation hasn’t happened yet so all I know new so far is what the guys from Ducati Corse (the Superbike racing lot) has said about the bike. Apparently it is the...
THE standard Daytona 675 is a pretty accomplished track bike, but the addition of the Ohlins forks has taken the Daytona 675R to a whole new level.Initially Triumph set the bike up on a track setting but after one session the forks were too stiff and taking two clicks off the ...
Only WSB heroes need applyIt has just taken Ducati over an hour to cover all the technical aspects of the new 1098R, I think the last time I sat through a presentation that thorough it was for my A-level physics and involved Boyle’s law. Anyhow, the highlights are the bike weighs...
Gateway to heaven?Jesus this thing is a missile. This is honestly the first bike I have ever ridden that feels just like a race bike. It's so aggressive on the power delivery. Exiting the final corner onto the start/finish straight in second gear the 1098R's front leaps up when t...
IT'S taken them two and a half years of development but KTM is now ready to release the 990 SMT with ABS, and Visordown is in Southern Spain for the launch.Going against the current trend of increases in bike prices the 2011 SMT ABS is actually £350 cheaper than the 2010 SMT ...
KAWASAKI'S new 2009 ZX-6R is a bike that will split opinions, because it signifies a move away from a traditional Kawasaki character.Traditionally ZX-6Rs are screaming monsters that need to be thrashed because they have next to no midrange, but this new bike is different. Kawasak...
for a wait.And you really do want one of these bikes because it's very, very good. Sorry to break this news to the non-deposit holders. Those who have already placed an order, prepare to be very smug indeed.Why is it so good? Well, let's get a bit
of beer, large ladies exposing their breasts to the baying crowds and bikes being ridden at a terrifying pace on the public roads.I remember a few of the grimmer parts, the local news reporting two racers being killed in morning practice, seeing crashed
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