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Reviewed: Ducati Monster (2021)

Ducati have been hard at work on their Monster for 2021, creating the leanest, meanest and smartest version of the legend yet. So just how much of an improvement is it?

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Reviewed: Ducati Supersport 950S

If you want something that’s sporty and smart, incredibly comfortable, Ducati’s SuperSport 950 has always been a great shout. And now, for 2021 it looks set to be even better…

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Road test: Yamaha MT-09SP

Yamaha really have gone to town with their 2021 MT-09, giving it everything from a new engine and chassis, to an advanced electronics suite. But just how good is this new model, and have Yamaha created the ultimate sub-1000cc naked? Insidebikes’ Carl...

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Top five: Big capacity naked Suzuki bikes

On the eve of Suzuki pulling the covers of their new GSX-S1000, we thought we’d have trip down memory lane and have a look at some of their very best high-capacity nakeds.

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Reviewed: Aprilia Tuono 660

Aprilia’s Tuono 660 may ‘only’ be a 660cc middleweight, but it comes packed with a load of tech, some proper high-end components and looks the part too. But is it worth the high-end price tag?

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Road test: KTM 1290 Super Adventure S

KTM’s confidence in its new 1290 Super Adventure S is clear. According to the Austrians, it’s the ‘Ultimate High-Performance Adventure Bike’ – a pretty big claim, but as the previous model’s speedy dynamics are so impressive, it’s probably not too...

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Road test: Kawasaki Z900RS

Think of a modern day interpretation of a classic motorcycle and you’ll probably have visions of the latest Triumph Bonneville, or maybe a Ducati Scrambler or BMW R nineT, but after spending some time with Kawasaki’s latest Z900RS, we might have just...

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Road Test: Ducati Scrambler Nightshift

Ducati’s Scrambler range has been on quite a journey since being announced at the end of 2014.

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Road Test: Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa

After years of rumour and speculation, Suzuki’s third-generation Hayabusa is finally here. So how different is it?

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Reviewed: Honda Forza 750

Is it scooter? Is it a motorcycle? No, it’s the new Honda Forza 750!

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Tested: Ducati Multistrada V4S Sport

Since it was reinvented in 2021, I’ve run three of them over the years, tested dozens, done big trips on them, commuted, spanked sports bikes on track days on them and ridden them off-road, especially the Multistrada 1200 Enduro

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Reviewed: BMW R18

Among all the chaos that was 2020, it’s easy to forget that there were actually some new models introduced.

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Reviewed: Aprilia RS 660

Aprilia is looking to reinvent the sportsbike class with its new RS 660, but is the £10k parallel twin as good as it looks?

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Reviewed: Yamaha Tricity 300

If you’re already a motorcyclist, you might be asking yourself, what’s the point in a three-wheeled scooter?

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Reviewed: Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro

Triumph’s popular Tiger 800 is no more! Replacing it for 2020 is the Tiger 900, an almost ground up new adventure bike with a bigger engine, higher spec and two main variants. While the base and GT models are aimed at pure road riders, the higher spec...

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Reviewed: BMW F850GS Adventure

Why BMW’s F850GS Adventure is worth considering over its bigger brother While BMW’s best-selling R1250GS Adventure is rightly considered as the definitive adventure bike, it’s little brother, the updated F850GSA, isn’t nearly as celebrated. And that’s a...

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Road test: Yamaha Ténéré 700

Yamaha’s new-for-2019 Ténéré 700 is one of the most eagerly anticipated motorcycles of the year. Since the first Dakar inspired concept bike was trailed in 2016, there’s been no shortness of interest in the latest bike to wear Yamaha’s famous off-road...

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Yamaha XSR900

In a world of ever-expanding choices of rider aids, connectivity and increasing array of specification, the XSR900 (and smaller-capacity XSR700) shun almost all of them in favour of a more pure riding and ownership experience. In terms of the basic bike;...

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Road test: Yamaha MT-10 Tourer Edition

Yamaha’s MT range has been the modern-era saviour of the company and had managed to not only lift the Japanese firm’s profits, but also create bikes that appeal to a much wider section of motorcycle riders. The MT-10 Tourer Edition is the latest addition...

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Road test: Kawasaki W800 Street and Café

Insidebikes’ road tester Adam ‘Chad’ Child travelled to Japan to test Kawasaki’s new heritage range, which can trace its routes back to the W1 650 of 1965. But does it sound and ride as good as it looks? The now obsolete ‘old’ W800 was in desperate need...

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Crash Tested: Alpinestars Tech-Air system

From full race systems to external road vests, airbags have become an increasingly integral part of a riders’ gear over the last few years. So just how effective are they? Carl Stevens had the chance to try one out.

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Honda unveil their 2022 CB300R

Honda’s updated CB300R fills the gap between the CB125R and CB650R in their Neo Sports Café family.

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BMW Motorrad celebrates record sales in 2021

Even with a global pandemic, BMW Motorrad have had their very best year to date.

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Dakar 2022 overview: Sam Sunderland takes the crown

The Brit has won the world’s toughest bike race for the second time, after almost 40 hours of riding and 12 gruelling stages.

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Top five tips for commuting on a motorcycle in winter

Should you put your bike into hibernation for the colder months, or brave the weather and continue to commute to work?

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Top five all-rounders for 2022

These practical machines look capable of doing a bit of everything for the savvy buyer. It’s a concept we totally buy in to, and these five are definitely worth a look.

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Five top winter commuters for under £2000

Given a theoretical budget of £2000 we hit the internet to find five bikes we’d love to ride around over the winter months, and maybe even in the summer months too!

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