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Video Review: Honda CB125R

Earlier this month, Honda invited us to Portuguese capital Lisbon to sample the new-for-2018 CB125R. We rode the 13bhp learner bike in all conditions and you can see the complete specifications and read our full road test here or check out our exclusive...

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What Made The Honda Super Cub So Successful?

The best motorcycles are characterised by their speed, reliability and appearance. Few machines have enjoyed as much success as the Honda Super Cub. It’s been estimated that over 87 million models have been sold, making it the most produced motor vehicle...

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Understanding The Elegance Of The Royal Enfield Bullet

There have been a number of successful British motorbikes over the years, but few have the longevity of the Royal Enfield Bullet. The model has had the longest production run of any motorcycle, having been continually made since 1931. This versatile...

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Remembering The Splendour Of The Norton Commando

In the motorcycle world, there are plenty of machines that have a reputation. But few command the respect of the Norton Commando. Between 1968 and 1972, the Commando was awarded ‘Machine of the Year’ in the UK by Motorcycle News. More than that, it was...

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Recognising The Superiority Of The Brough SS100

Throughout history, there have been some glorious motorbikes, and one of the greatest of all time has to be the Brough Superior SS100. First built in 1924, the Brough Superior became known as the ‘Rolls-Royce of motorcycles’ thanks to its stylish...

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2016 Triumph Tiger Explorer Bike Review

Triumph Tiger Explore Review British manufacturer Triumph unveiled the all new 2016 Triumph Tiger Explorer adventure bike Triumphs vision for the new 2016 Explorer was to embrace state of the art technology to deliver a better and safer riding experience....

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Moto Guzzi V11 Scura

Some people still think of Moto Guzzi machines as being relics from the industrial dark ages; slow, clunky and constructed on old iron. But since Aprilia’s takeover of the Italian marque the pace of change has definitely quickened, with new models and a...

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Triumph Ascot TT

Some bikes simply look and sound the business and this Triumph Ascott TT Special, built by Triumph dealer Jack Lilley’s in Shepperton, Middlesex, is one of them. Meaty power, lean flat-track styling and raucous exhaust pipes all combine to make this what...

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Triumph Bonneville

Say the name ’Bonneville’ and most bikers immediately picture a classic British twin from the 60’s and 70’s; an oily Rocker’s delight. But the Bonnie is back, courtesy of Triumph Hinckley and although the styling is pure retro, the new machine is...

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Triumph Daytona 675

One of the most eagerly awaited sportsbikes of recent times, the Triumph Daytona 675 is a motorbike which ticks all the boxes; lightweight, torquey mid-size motor, great styling and yes – hurrah – it’s British! Now in years gone by, that would have...

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Confederate Grey Ghost

Not everyone who rides a Harley-Davidson wants to cruise. Some prefer the brutal performance vibe that only a tuned up, big bore V-twin can deliver. Especially when it has that unmistakable American style. That usually throws up a few interesting chassis...

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Drysdale V8

Shoehorning a V8 sized motor inside what is basically a tricked up bicycle frame, has long been a dream of many motorcycle engineers. Perhaps Guilo Carcano came closest to making something verging on genius with his fabulous Moto Guzzi V8 racer of 1955....

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Honda Deauville 650 2003

Honda’s Deauville 650 tourer has been around for a few years now and keeps on winning new fans on the quiet. It isn’t the most exciting bike on the planet, but it does the business. Alastair Walker took a 2800 mile trip across Eastern Europe to see how...

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Bakker Barracuda

If you’ve never heard of Dutchman Nico Bakker, then take a glimpse at some of this man’s handiwork… Over the last two decades the Bakker specials have taken several manufacturers motorcycles into another dimension, in terms of speed, handling and styling....

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Harley Davidson Metisse

Where does it all end when it comes to tuning or customising the Harley? From XR75 Storz flat-trackers, through Ness or Battistini Lowriders, to outrageous Fritz Egli turbo charged monsters, the Hog has attracted the world’s best (and occasionally the...

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AJS YX R 125 2007

As 125 trailies go, the AJS YX-R 125 does look fairly similar to those ’jack in a box’ trailbike bargains which can be found on the internet. But a close look reveals this bike to be built to a significantly higher spec than the average 125 trailie from...

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Ducati 998

Ducati’s 916 series has grown in size and stature as the years have paled away. World and domestic Superbike titles have been, come and gone during the past eight years of the Tamburini design, but the champagne hasn’t gone flat on the potent Ducati. For...

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Ducati M900 Monster

In the early 1990’s Ducati were in a spot of bother and decided they needed a bike that didn’t look like a race replica. Their designer Galluzzi came up with the Monster retro, which was originally expected to sell maybe 1,000 units a year. It was an...

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Aprilia Atlantic 500 Scooter

Scooter sales in the UK have been on the up for some time. Which should be no suprise considering their winning formula of traffic busting agility, comfort, economy and practicality. Times are changing, and a new breed of super-scoot is hitting the...

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Aprilla The Scarabeo 125

Here’s a riddle for you; what do you get when you cross a scooter with a small commuter motorcycle ? Answer, the Aprilia Scarabeo 125. The world of scooters is amazingly diverse these days and as you might expect from an Italian company, the design limits...

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Suzuki Live set for Cadwell Park extravaganza

Are you a Suzuki owner, or a fan of all things from the brand? Well, you’ll want to keep your schedule free on the 10th June…

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Reviewed: Dunlop Roadsmart IV tyres

Making sports touring tyres is possibly the biggest challenge to any tyre manufacturer.

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Yamaha Tricity 125 gets 2022 update package

Yamaha’s three-wheeled Tricity has been an interesting alternative in the 125cc scooter category. For 2022 it gets something of a revamp…

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Reviewed: Yamaha XSR900 (2022)

Yamaha’s flagship neo-retro machine promises to mix modern day performance and tech, in a neat, ‘80s inspired retro frock. Is it really the best of both worlds?

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Reviewed: Aprilia Tuareg 660

The latest iteration of Aprilia’s middleweight platform sees them take on the increasingly popular adventure market, going up against Yamaha’s hot selling Tenere 700.

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Reviewed: Aprilia Tuono 660 Factory

As much as we loved Aprilia’s Tuono 660, it wasn’t quite perfect. But now it’s been given the Factory treatment, is it one of the best sub-litre nakeds money can buy?

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