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…
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Ducati has just unveiled the Multistrada V4 Rally and with it, a solution to its thirst for gasoline. While much of the base Multi’ remains in place (the bike that topped our 2022 Adventure Test), the main headlines involve the addition of a 30-litre fuel capacity and a clever... Read more
Welcome to Budget Bike Battle Bavaria. That’s right, the greatest thing ever to grac the internet is back, and we’re taking two of the 90’s finest superbikes to German for a sausage fest Oktoberfest. We may be missing the vital ingredient that is Boothy, but the rest of the... Read more
We’ve got a few questions for you. The first is, what’s better than spending a day at Silverstone for MotoGP? The answer is, of course, spending THREE days in front of MotoGP. Next question; what’s better than spending three days at MotoGP? Easy one this; three days of KTM’s FINEST... Read more
Bored of two clicks, old Caddy jokes, ARN leathers and general trackday shit? Have you got a pre-2000 track bike or a retro ride? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then we have the solution for you. Up until a few weeks ago, I had no... Read more
As most of you know, Boothy crashed at Joey’s during a qualifying session at the 2022 Isle of Man TT races and suffered significant leg injuries, as well as a few other complications. He was conscious and airlifted by helicopter to Noble’s before being transferred by plane to Liverpool... Read more
“The bolt of lightning is a traditional symbol of sudden illumination and the destruction of ignorance” Permission to Torque is a community-driven organisation within the automotive sector that has been created simply to show people it’s good to talk about mental health. Through our various communities we will display... Read more
After a 41-year absence, the iconic Honda Dax is back in the range for 2023 – and I’m very happy about this. The ST125 joins the Monkey and MSX125 Grom in Honda’s minibike European line-up and looks very similar to that of the original 1969 model. The Dax, which... Read more
If you’re a fan of podcasts (and you should be, as we’re launching one), then you’ll love this: four hours of two-time MotoGP champ, Casey Stoner covering his career, battles with anxiety, and everything else in between on the Gypsy Tales podcast. Whether you’re a fan of Stoner or not,... Read more