. The details – mileage, service history and modifications – and attractive, and competitive price is the key.” People want to know that your bike is the best possible example they‘ll find. Write a list of all the good things about your bike, categorise them
I came to Silverstone with no track experience at all other than a bit of minimoto time on kart tracks.Dad and I entered the reception area to a warm welcome from all the instructors and staff. At that moment I knew I was in good hands. After waiting around for everyone else to a...
RUMOURS ARE doing the rounds at the moment that the latest generation of big GS BMW, the all-new 1200, could be the last.According to German insiders, the latest version of the iconic bruiser is likely to be the final step in the larger-engined motorcycle, with the smaller, less ...
I’ve done it; I have handed back the GSX-R 600 to its original owner. Ours was a short but sweet relationship; I didn’t fall off and it didn’t spit me off. In the end, though, I wasn’t too sad to hand back the keys.Not because I didn’t like the bike or like riding it. If I though...
Neil Bradford isn't an author, but confesses to being another R1200GS rider who rarely satifies his wanderlust.In his book Sons of Thunder he's collected together the thoughts of writers, both famous and unknown, all of whom have written about motorcycling. Bradford has selected ...
A LETTER from a police officer to a senior Scottish magistrate has helped a speeding 117mph motorcyclist escape a driving ban.David McCafferty, 32, of Dulnain Bridge, pleaded guilty to careless driving by overtaking a line of vehicles at an AVERAGE speed of 117mph, in June 2009.M...
Being original isn't easy. Particularly in the world of two-wheelers where not only are manufacturers tasked with creating a machine to meet the practical needs of their target market, they also need to satisfy these often fickle potential buyers that their bike will set them asi...
A six hour drive to Knockhill didn't have me too enthused to begin with despite the fact I have some new wheels. Those toptastic people at Proton have loaned me a Jumbuck pickup which is mega if you're into bikes - drives like a car yet can lug to bikes in the back. Sweetly. Appa...
on the road but I have to disagree. If just riding alone isn't entertaining enough (it is for me, I often write this column in my head on a long ride) then there's always the old iPod, onboard computer or the latest sat nav device. Lately, to amuse myself, I
October 2003"What's your favourite bike then?" is a question I get asked rather a lot. And it is an absolute bastard.I mean ETI Ducati's current 998 BSB bike is the most ludicrously sorted racebike I've ever been near, yet I still have an odd affection for Harley ElectraGlides. A...
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