it is to enjoy a weekend’s trail riding. All I need now is some new kit to replace my 2000 Honda Alpinestars gear and 1996 body-armour and I’ll be away.November 2008It’s been a tough month on my beloved RMZ250 motocross bike. After a full summer of racing
2010 Suuzki RM-Z250 - price TBA FIRST IMAGES just in of Suzuki's 2010 RM-Z250 four-stroke motocrosser.The machine features an all-new fuel-injected engine, new chassis and revised suspension. The bike's steering geometry is changed from last year
March 2008Since I took delivery of this black beauty in May ‘07 it has rarely failed to bring a smile to my face. Be it on a summer’s day, jacket and jeans blast (a rare occurrence last year I admit) or a full wet suit trudge up the M1 I have never tired of my stealth machine. Th...
June 2009I’ve only ever ridden Harleys a few times. Of course, I’ve seen loads in their natural habitat on the occasions when I’ve competed in events like the 200 miler at Daytona speed week. Cruising down a long straight road under a blue sky, with a tattooed rider, they look th...
June 2008The first thing you notice is the induction roar that comes from under the petrol tank. The R6 complies with all noise level legislation but so the rider gets the true feel of the bike Yamaha make the induction noise much louder than usual. Clever!The R6 was taken on the...
June 2009Say hello to my little friend - the 2009 Kawasaki ZX-6R. It weighs about the same as one of the fork legs on the Victory I ran last year, revs to 17,500 rpm, and I love it. I’ve ridden loads of sportsbikes at TWO, but never really lived with one for more than a couple of...
Wheeldon Farm Punter VideoWhen I was 17 I staged a re-enactment of the Steve McQueen jump from The Great Escape on my Suzuki TS125 using a large hillock on some army land at Aldershot. Like Steve I fell off. I didn’t end up in barbed wire but I did
of green lanes that crisscross in abundance across Devon.Andy and Jim Savery run a tight ship at Wheeldon Farm, with a complete fleet of the latest Suzuki off-road machines varying from the small-wheel RM85 through to the full-on RM-Z250. This place is a
The Valkenswaard International Motocross Circuit near Eindhoven in Holland hosted the European launch of the brand new Suzuki RM-Z450 recently. And while I knew attending would surely involve humiliation and pain, the masochist in me still happily
’s a huge pool of old gits (‘veterans’ is the official term) racing motocross this year right across the country, and it’s the most fun you can have with a mate on a motorcycle. I’m racing a Suzuki RM-Z250 all year with the Portsmouth and Southern
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