Kawasaki Z650RS | A Retro Revolution?
Kawasaki claim to have started a retro revolution – or a ‘retrovolution’ – with the introduction of this, the Z650RS. They reckon it’ll open up the mid-capacity class to ‘a wide range of riders’; although you’d probably have to say that it’s already open to most. Nevertheless, if you’re... Read more
MV Agusta F3 RR | Supersport Wet Dream
Who said the Supersport sector was dead? Whoever it was, it doesn’t sound like MV Agusta got the memo because they’ve just released this, the F3 RR. Alright, it might not be a Supersport bike in the true ‘Supersport 600’ sense of the word, with its 147bhp, 798cc engine,... Read more
Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RR
After a bit of teasing and a bit of leaking, Triumph have finally let us know exactly what the new Speed Triple 1200 RR is all about. Much to the disappointment of many, it’s not a Superbike. I know we’re all desperate for Triumph to build a big-bore Daytona,... Read more
2022 MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RS
If you’ve always fancied an MV Agusta Brutale 1000 RR (who hasn’t?), but can’t afford one, you’ll be pleased to read the news that MV are launching a Brutale 1000 RS; a more ‘accessible’ version of the ridiculously fast, ridiculously sexy, ridiculously expensive ‘RR’. But it’s still fast, it’s... Read more
Honda CB500F, CBR500R and CB500X Updated
Honda’s trio of A2 license friendly 500cc twins have had some reasonably hefty updates for 2022. That’s the ‘naked roadster’ CB500F, the ‘sporty’ CBR500R and the ‘adventure’ CB500X. They’re faster, better handling and now look even sharper. So what’s new with the Honda CB500F, CBR500R and CB500X? Well just... Read more
Honda Africa Twins updated for 2022
It’s good news if you’re into Honda Africa twins because both the CRF1100L Africa Twin and the CRF1100L Africa Twin Adventure Sport have been updated, tweaked and given a ‘striking’ new colour scheme for 2022. After thirty years of Africa Twin, they just keep getting better and better. So what... Read more
2022 Husqvarna FS 450 | Supermoto, baby!
Ever fancied a go at supermoto? I had a go a few years ago and let me tell you, it’s really, really good. But you don’t need to take my word for it, because if you’ve got £10,499, you can buy yourself a 2022 Husqvarna FS 450 and have... Read more
Triumph Tiger Sport 660
Triumph have just dropped this little bombshell. They’re calling it the Triumph Tiger Sport 660 and telling us it’s in its final testing stage. According to a teaser on the Triumph website, and a very cryptic email that doesn’t give much away, “the Tiger Sport 660 is set to... Read more
Speed Triple RR | A Triumph Superbike?
Since the success of the Daytona 675 fifteen years ago, we’ve been begging Triumph for a large capacity sportsbike. And with the massive, performance-focused overhaul the Speed Triple 1200 received for 2021, it seemed as though a sporty, faired version might be on the cards. If the teaser video... Read more
CRF250R and CRF250RX headline Honda’s new CRF line-up
Actually, that headline’s not strictly accurate, but the suspension upgrades that the CRF450R and CRF450RX are enjoying for 2022 are yesterday’s news. The big news for this week is the upgrades the CRF250R and CRF250RX receive, and they’re fairly substantial. For some, the most exciting update to the ’22,... Read more
Zero Motorcycles launch new FXE
Zero Motorcycles, the self-proclaimed world-leader in electric motorcycles and powertrains have just revealed this, the new Zero FXE. The Californian bike brand are better known for the SR/F, SR/S and DSR models. All fully electric, and all actually quite good. This new one is their latest, A2 license friendly... Read more
All you need to know about the new Suzuki GSX-S1000
Suzuki have tweaked just about everything on the new GSX-S1000. It’s got a new look, an updated engine, fresh electronics and they’ve even had a go at the ergonomics too. If you liked the old one, your bound to like the new one. The first thing you’ll notice about... Read more