They say: "Widening the horizons of all those who are sports motorcyclists" DucatiWe say: "It's the heavy clutch that has made my wrist limp, don't get any funny ideas about widening my horizons!" Jon UrryDucati's Multistrada has always had a
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
of what the bike is like to ride at relatively low speed and on wet and very slippy roads. But in some ways this was a double edged sword. Alright, I can't tell you quite what the new Fazer is like flat out, but in the wet the user friendliness of a bike
Yamaha has been fairly quiet over the updates to its XJR1300. No fanfare, no big announcement, just a quiet re-introduction of one of Yamaha's old faithful.Now, the observant among you may well spot the major differences between the new and old XJR. Yep, the rear light is now twi...
Someone once described Bimotas to me as 'a collection of quality parts bolted together with cheese'. Which certainly used to be the case. Bimotas were revered not only for their sweet handling chassis, but also the frightening speed and frequency with which they would break down....
Click to read: Buell Ulysses XB12T owners reviews, Buell Ulysses XB12T specs and to see the Buell Ulysses XB12T image gallery.Spawned from the much-maligned Ulysses comes the latest entry to the adventure tourer world, Buell’s Ulysses XB12XT.Despite a bit of a panning from the pr...
to fill out an NHS waver form to ride on two-wheels. I’d tell them of the time I rode on race tracks (something they wouldn’t understand as competitive sport has been banned due to it being discriminatory against the less-sporty), they would be aghast
struggles like hell, sounds like it's about to break, then fires the motor into life. My first thought was a nearly flat battery, but it did this even after a long ride, so I guess it's just how it sounds and that's part of the bike's character
counter with digital speedo, but basically this is a Raptor with fuel injection.On the go the riding position is a mix of naked and sporty. There used to be two models of Raptor 650 - the sporty V-Raptor and standard, flat-barred Raptor - but Cagiva has
gives a much smoother and more forgiving ride than the slightly harsh ST3, while still keeping the sporty side intact. Ducati tends to give its sports tourers more of an emphasis on 'sports' than 'tour', and the ST3s is more than capable on the bends. We
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