Standing in the crisp winter air I couldn’t help but admire the looks of these two bikes. Both Aprilia’s Shiver and Triumph’s Street Triple stand out from the crowd. Neither is particularly overstated, although the Aprilia’s gold frame is a bit excessive, but they both cut a clea...
Ducati have been shrouding themselves in mystery of late, and the launch of the new 999R US-homologation special at Laguna Seca was no exception.Development chief Andrea Forni and his team have done a thorough job on the already oversquare 999R engine. Bigger valves - intake up f...
For all their might and development budgets there’s something the Japanese manufacturers are unable to pump into their bikes at will, and that’s soul.It doesn’t matter if it has toe-curling bhp, suspension that can be adjusted in a multitude of directions or mind-bending futurist...
MUCH LIKE THE child of two very closely related redneck hicks the baby Multistrada was never going to be a looker. Launched in the middle of 2005 the 620 was the entry level Multistrada from Ducati, aiming to cash in on the surprising success of its 1000cc parent and attract a ne...
but be drawn to it.Click here for page two of the middleweight naked review.
of an engine, oh no. The Street Triple has Speed Triple DNA running through its veins, which means there is more than the hint of the hooligan in there!Continue the 2007 Triumph Speed Triple Review - 2/2
like an on/off switch on fast stretches of road. By 9500rpm the power is all but gone though, and you get the 'flogging a dead horse' feeling.Continue the 2005 Suzuki Bandit 650 & 650S Review - 2/2JON SPEAKS TO BANDIT CHIEF ENGINEER TOSHIYUKI ENDOQ: Why
In the cold winter weather it takes even the most dedicated rider a fair degree of motivation to get on a bike simply for the joy of riding. It can be hard out there to extract real enjoyment from your bike – just see our Lunchtime Debate this month. A bright summer’s morning, no...
Looking at the KLV1000, I can't help but feel slightly cheated. It may look like a brand new bike, but this is just a sheep in... well, sheep's clothing. The KLV may have Kawasaki on the tank, but this is simply a Suzuki V-Strom in different attire.Surprisingly, Kawasaki isn't to...
The new 990R Super Duke has been 'built for the love of it' say KTM. Which suggests there wasn't any need for this uprated Super Duke but we're glad it's here, because it's even better than the stocker.To be completely honest (it's the only way Jon
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