've ridden one, as it's unquestionably a special bike.It may have the size and shape of a behemoth but looks are deceiving as this bike has some of the best manners I've encountered on a road bike to date. Firstly it has a low seat height, which makes
and ballistically fast.Chassis performance is outstanding by any standards, too. On a fast road or track you'd lose out slightly to a Mille R due to inferior aerodynamics. But on the tight mountain roads of Tuscany, where Aprilia launched the Tuono, the leverage
restrained pace would be advisable. Well, I managed for about a mile, then it all went to pieces as the incredibly-surfaced roads opened up to carve into the hills ahead."The BMW made me do it," is not an alibi I suspect many magistrates have heard before
Anyone who knows anything about off-road bikes knows Honda's CRF450 motocrosser is horrifically fast and entirely frightening to ride. Two laps of a track on one is enough to pump your forearms solid and turn your legs to jelly, and the slightest
it...We only rode the R on a racetrack, so can't say with any real certainty how it will perform on the road, but on track it is stunning. The slightly longer rear shock has the effect of raising the rear of the bike, sharpening the steering angle
I was a little surprised when Triumph invited us out to Lanzarote to ride its 2008 Speed Triple. As far as I could tell the bike had only gained a set of flash new wheels and a slightly different rear end in its first update since it went all stubby in 2005. Quite what was the po...
stands if you try and order one in white or black, the most popular colours, it should arrive sometime in January, perfect timing to enjoy those freezing UK roads while the salt eats away at anything metallic. Want it a bit sooner? Well, if your choice
The bike ahead was half-way down Misano’s back straight when I exited the preceding right-hand bend, but it didn’t stay that way for long. As I crouched behind the DB7’s low screen and tap-tapped through the sweet-shifting gearbox, the Bimota’s eight-valve V-twin motor punched th...
are better machines, but on the road the Daytona is King. Triumph always gets it right when it comes to road ability and the Daytona 600 is no exception. It's physically a lot larger and roomier than the competition and is a great practical bike. You can
paddock as I tried to put a Kit Kat and a packet of cheese and onion crisps in my rucksack.All self inflicted, I hear you say, except maybe the falling over one, which was definitely due to this particular Bee Emm being the tallest road bike I've ever sat
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