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…
2022 is going to be a good year. For me, it’s going to be a year of seeing things, going places and keeping myself busy. And I feel blessed to live in a country with so much going on, and so many opportunities to exercise my passion for motorcycles.... Read more
Last year the UK government decided that ‘standard’ premium unleaded petrol would go from being E5 to E10; that’s to say it would have an ethanol content of 10%, rather than the previous 5%. The expectation is that it should cut CO2 emissions by 700,000 tonnes. At the same... Read more
Who can remember the olden days, when bikes just kept getting faster and faster and faster? The 80s and 90s were an exciting time in the world of motorcycles, with all the manufacturers competing to have the best, the sportiest or the outright fastest motorcycles in their showrooms. And... Read more
After missing the last two MotoGP races thanks to a frankly horrifying crash in Indonesia, Repsol Honda have just, this morning, announced that the eight-time-world champ Marc Marquez will be returning for the MotoGP round in Austin, this weekend. After completing a ‘conservative treatment plan’ (whatever that means) Marquez’s... Read more