Who’d ride a modern Kawasaki ZXR400?
Would you ride a modern day Kawasaki ZXR400, if they were as good as they used to be in the 90s? I think I would. And we might just get the chance to soon, because rumour has it, Kawasaki have got a model ready to launch that might hark... Read more
Damon HyperFighter | 200hp E-superbike
The Canadian electric bike manufacturer that brought us the Hypersport electric superbike have just unveiled their latest weapon. It’s the Damon HyperFighter. It’s got 197bhp, 199Nm of torque, does 0-60 in three seconds, and will do 170mph flat-out. And it looks pretty saucy, too. The new Damon HyperFighter comes... Read more
Kawasaki Z 50th anniversary editions
It was in 1972 that the first Kawasaki Super Four Z1 hit the streets, and to celebrate Kawasaki are releasing four special 50th anniversary Z models; a Z650, Z650RS, Z900 and Z900RS. “What’s so special about them?” I hear you ask. Well really, as you might have guessed, it’s... Read more
The most expensive Japanese motorcycle.
The world record for the most expensive Japanese motorcycle ever auctioned has just been broken. Can you guess what it was? Well, you’ve probably worked it out from the picture. Yes, it was a 2016, never-ridden, Honda RC213V-S. And it sold for a eye-watering £182,500. When I say pristine... Read more
A KTM in CFMoto clothing | 800MT
If I was a motorcycle manufacturer and I wanted to release a new middleweight adventure bike, I’d take a look at what KTM were doing. And then I’d try and do something similar. That’s exactly what CFMoto have done. In fact ‘similar’ doesn’t really cut it. That’s because the... Read more
Limited Edition Razgatlıoğlu Replica R1
A few weeks ago, Yamaha showed off a really trick R1 that they’d built for Valentino Rossi, to celebrate everything he’d done for Yamaha during his MotoGP career. And I’ll admit, I got a bit shirty about it. They’d built an absolutely incredible sounding track bike, but they weren’t... Read more
Stark Future VARG | 80hp electric MX bike
No, before you ask, the new motorcycle brand Stark Future, isn’t anything to do with fictional squillionaire superhero Tony Stark, also known as Ironman. No, they’re a new company (est. 2019) based in Barcelona (but with Swedish roots), that are going to ‘design, develop and manufacture cutting-edge electric motorcycles... Read more
2022 Ducati DesertX
Taking a Ducati through the middle of a desert might not’ve been very high on a lot of peoples priority list before 2019. Since then though, and thanks to the introduction of the Ducati DesertX, if it isn’t on your list of priorities, it should be. And even more... Read more
2022 Triumph Tiger 1200 | A new adventure
It sounds like Hinkley lot mean business with the 2022 Triumph Tiger 1200. Rather than just updating what is/was a very serviceable adventure bike with a new colour scheme, they’ve gone all the way back to the drawing board to create a lighter, faster, and altogether more capable machine.... Read more
Bimota KB4 | Exotica?
Did you know, Kawasaki own a 49.9% stake in Bimota? No? Well now you do. That might have something to do with the fact that the new slightly retro looking Bimota KB4 sportsbike has a big, fat, Kawasaki engine running it. Just last week, at the Milan Motorcycle Show... Read more
Norton V4 Café Racer Prototype unveiled
Some people will turn their noses up at this simply because of the fact that it’s a Norton. Because despite the company being under completely new management, the word Norton, thanks to the actions of he-who-must-not-be-named, still leaves a bitter taste in the mouths of many. And if I’d... Read more
2022 KTM 390 Adventure
The KTM 390 Adventure, KTM’s mini adventure bike. It’s got a single cylinder, 4-stroke Euro5 compatible motor making 43bhp and 37Nm or torque, and now (or for 2022), its got a fresh look and some saucy upgrades. Possibly the biggest, most exciting upgrade for ‘22 is the new, or... Read more