Fancy a Chinese? I do. Well, let me put it this way: in a couple of years I reckon I might.Y'see, China is getting into motorcycles big time. And in the next few years I'll put a large bet down that they will be building the sort of bikes you or I like to ride. No, not the tradit...
with fuel-injection slapped on the four-cylinder motor, a new Deltabox III frame, bigger, 43mm diameter front forks and an aggressive new look with minimal fairing, sleek, angular lines and a pointed, LED rear-light unit. The latest version is the crazy 172
for the merest balls-up is a 20 foot drop. If you're lucky.Roll off the throttle, Simmonds, and repeat after me. "The Multistrada isn't a sportsbike, the Multistrada isn't a sportsbike, the Multistrada isn't a sportsbike." It does a damn good impression of one
Ducati's evergreen favourite, the Monster had been around for seven years when - in Y2K - the S4 was launched.This was a much-needed shot in the arm for the Monster family, which by this time had been overtaken by the opposition, such as the TL1000S-engined Cagiva Raptor.Out went...
I was at the launch of the Sprint RS in southern Spain in 1999. Some muppet in the office thought it would be a good idea to ride back from there to the Midlands, in late December.But thanks to decent winter kit and the Sprint RS's solid attributes, I got back in one piece and no...
The speaker is rewarded with a couple of bemused looks as the assembled journalists scratch their heads and look at each other in some confusion. Then one brave soul, after looking at the specs of this new, third generation Lightning, puts his hand
Bikes are fast, sexy, liberating and, above all, damned good fun. Sadly they stop being all of the above when they're nicked. And it's a growth industry for those on the wrong side of the law.The proof of this distasteful pudding is that bike theft costs insurers Carole Nash £7.5...
Massive, in fact, as Harley-Davidson hope this motorcycle will open up new markets and new owners to the legendary marque. They say this bike combines the heart of a superbike, the style of a custom and the soul of a drag bike. In the words of Bill
. But TWO's columnist Colin Edwards has had a couple of good results around Laguna, home of the launch of the new Buell 1125R, so I thought he'd be the right person to ask. Thing is, despite it being my first lap, the advice is lost on me as the bike
Simmonds...letting rip on the new 1125R"Turn six is the left hander before the Corkscrew. You don't need to go to the paint on the entry, hold it around three-quarters of the track width, then bring it back left so you can get the Corkscrew right
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