-Arm. This came from Honda's Elf racing days and, while it hinted at sportier performance, the VFR750FL was most definitely a road-going machine. Albeit a supremely efficient one.Continue the VFR Story 2/2
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How fitting that Suzuki chose Rome as the venue to launch the 2008 Hayabusa - after all, neither were built in a day. Suzuki have made us wait a full nine years for an update on the original 173bhp 194mph heavyweight hypertourer. Time, and the official test launch in September (w...
In just 15 years Akrapovic has come from a one-man-band making exhausts in a shed to being the number one brand worldwide for road-riders and race teams alike.Stories like this generally start with a visionary, and this is no different. Ours is Igor
WELCOME READERS to our weekly caption competition, where you get the chance to slap your best effort on our chosen image.This week we've got a shot of a chap, on a bike, reading a magazine to a toy bear.So what's going on? It's over to you. Get those crazy minds to work and let t...
LAST week we reported on the new Rebello model from reanimated Italian firm Morini. Being slowly revealed over a full month, with the final images set to be shown on April 14, Morini may only be making 600 of the things but the Rebello will go down in the record books as having t...
It was the summer of 1985. Me and my Honda CBX Thou' were heading north up the M6 in a hurry. We were racing a 2.8 injection Capri and this 125-130mph duel had been going on for the previous three or four miles, but now it was no longer visible in the mirrors. It was alongside.My...
A BLOWOUT while riding your bike is probably the last thing you'll ever want to experience, but Visordown regular, Docca, experienced far worse.While riding his 2004 Aprilia Tuono back from work he heard a bang and the front wheel immediately went flat causing to bike to shake v...
1987 to 1990 CBR600 (FH/FJ/FK/FL)And so it was born. The 'jelly mould' fairing hid a steel frame, an inline four of 598cc with 16 valves and 70-80bhp, good for a top speed just shy of 150mph. Around 10bhp up and, at 182 kilos, more than 10 kilos down on Kawasaki's then shit-hot G...
Like countless other 65-year-old gentlemen, Dennis Manning was flicking through the documentary channels on a Sunday afternoon when he happened upon a programme about migrating Coho salmon and settled down for a pleasant hour’s viewing. But unlike his peers, Manning wasn’t lookin...
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