TWO NAKED bikers crashed their motorcycle in the early hours of the morning in Jacksonville, Florida.Steven Sheals, 38 and Jennifer Smith, 30 were thrown from their motorcycle when they crashed after failing to make it around a corner. Smith managed
, seriously twisty roads; the kind you'd rather be flying down on a BMX, not a 150bhp naked.It's a fierce bike and hasn't lost any of its raw edge, but lower down the rev range the power is useable. The throttle response is exact and takes some time getting
in just two years..Click to read: Aprilia Tuono owners reviewsSo first up the Tuono. I set off and was instantly reminded of the first Tuono I rode back in 2003 when they were launched. For naked bikes they were a revelation, but so stiff and sharp, gone
What Bike?Once you’ve passed your test, you’ll need to consider what sort of bike will suit your needs, if you haven’t jumped the gun and bought one already.If you can afford the initial outlay and insurance premium, there’s nothing stopping you from buying a top-of-the range 100...
AFTER MY stint on the 1090RR, MV Agusta gave us the chance to immediately test the new 990R for best comparison.I was expecting just a slightly less savage, more managable bike but surprisinigly, it feels more different than you'd expect. The riding position is the same as the 10...
BMW F800R ... click pic for full galleryImages courtesy of Jason CritchellI'M AT the launch of the BMR F800R, and I've just finished the morning road ride. While the others are out on track, I thought I'd fill you in on what BMW's latest middleweight is all about.BMW know that th...
When Kawasaki launched the original Z750 in 2003 it was a breath of fresh air in the naked middleweight market; an unknown 750 and not another 600.The Zed flaunted the rules of the 600cc nakeds that stood before it. With a strong engine
I found this Ducati on tinterweb and I love it. Its RAD02 Pursang name hardly trips off the tongue, but the bike is a thing of beauty in the eyes of this beholder.Based around a Multistrada 1100 engine, with Keihin FCR41 carbs, Ohlins front and rear suspension and the swinging ar...
Ducati could be launching a Monster 796 in the next coupld of weeks. That's the hot gossip gently floating around the water-cooler at Visordown Towers this morning.Ducati are remaining tight-lipped about the whole affair, but we reckon with the launch of the Hypermotard 796, a la...
I just picked up this new Z1000 from Kawasaki HQ as we're doing a back to back test on it tomorrow for the next issue of the mag.I was never sure about the looks from the press images and seeing it in the flesh, it looks bulky and a bit cumbersome. The 2003 - original - Z1000 was...
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