When word got out about the RS 660, we were all pretty gosh darn excited. We rode the RS last year and, despite not being able to firmly place it in a particular motorcycle genre, were pretty impressed with its peachy little engine, the way it handled and its space-age tech. That said, the...
When you’ve sold as many Monsters as Ducati have – more than 350,000 – you know you’re onto a winner. But whilst the Monster 1200 always seemed to be exactly what it said on the tin (a Monster), its smaller sibling, the Monster 900 never seemed quite as monstrous as I’d have liked….
BMW has finally given the S 1000 R a long-overdue update; it’s 5.1kg lighter, it’s got a new chassis and yes, before you ask, it does include the newer spec S 1000 RR based engine… sort of. Ok, it’s not in the same 200bhp+ state of tune and you don’t get shifting cams, but essentially, it’s…
Our love for sportsbikes is an unconditional love, but touring aboard these fully-faired brethren brings obvious limitations – especially when you have to pack hideous amounts of camping gear and, of course, a drum kit, a keyboard and a guitar. Yes, we were getting the band back together. Armed... Read more
Kings of heritage and modern classics, Triumph has been busy working on its latest collaboration. This one is slightly less important than the recent announcement regarding a global partnership with Indian manufacturer, Bajaj. However, this one is far funkier. The Hinckley factory has been working alongside Rega – a... Read more
This time last year, I was recovering from my stag weekend. It wasn’t a very civilised affair and many boundaries were broken. My soul was broken too, but there wasn’t time to mope around and contemplate the debauchery (even if the Waybuloo theme tune sparked emotional turmoil) because we... Read more
Triumph has just announced a ‘global partnership’ with Indian manufacturer, Bajaj – the world’s 3rd largest motorcycle manufacturer – which is a major deal for the Hinckley factory. Triumph claims that the partnership will deliver a range of mid-capacity bikes, further design and development technology and worldwide distribution, among... Read more
You’ve probably seen it glorifying the interwebs in recent days but here it is in full video format. As part of Bahnstormer’s 10th anniversary celebrations, Baron was asked to design a limited edition BMW S 1000 RR and this beauty is the end product. Painted by the immense talents... Read more