A Ladies Perspective What a Surprise Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX
I’m sure as everyone knows by now there is little that compares to my BMW K1200S and out of the 13 different bikes I’ve been lucky enough to ride over the 18 months I’ve been riding, I finally came across one that I’m almost certain I’d swap my bike for…
Goodwood's 79th Members Meeting - Hunting, Shooting and - Racing
For that’s what marked the 79th Goodwood Members Meeting aka 79MM, held this year on April 9-10, which this time included two thrilling motorcycle races, each with a blanket finish which in Race 1 saw less than a second covering the first four bikes home.
MIDWEIGHT PUNCH - TRIUMPH TIGER SPORT 660
The Triumph brand seems to be going from strength to strength worldwide. New models are seeing the light of day in various sectors, and here in South Africa there is a carefully planned dealer expansion program in action.
Isle of Man TT-winning ABUS NORTON NRS588 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
Exclusive track test of the last British bike to win the Isle of Man Senior TT in 1992, after what's widely considered to be the most exciting race ever held in the Island
NORTON ROTARY RACERS HISTORY - Rotary Race Record
For eight successive seasons the world’s first - and so far only - Rotary-engined racebikes swept to serial success on British racetracks. Here’s a timeline on their ebb and flow.
MOTO MORINI'S Alberto Monni - INTERVIEW
Exclusive interview with Moto Morini's CEO Alberto Monni, responsible for directing its ride along the comeback trail since its 2018 takeover by Zhongneng Vehicle Group/ZVG
KAWASAKI NINJA 1000SX - Surprise Package
I’ve recently written in my Editor’s note bemoaning the lack of available Sports-Touring motorcycles nowadays.
DRYSDALE HISTORY PART 4/5: 25 YEARS ON FROM CREATION OF FIRST 750-V8
2002 1000-V8 Bruiser mega-Monster was a Naked roadster with added muscle - the answer to the question of how to out-max a Yamaha V-Max!
GODIER & GENOUD KAWASAKI 1000 - Enquring Excellence
Exclusive track test at France's Carole circuit of what's arguably the first motorcycle of the modern era - the title-winning Kawasaki Endurance racer built in 1975 by Frenchmen Georges Godier and Alain Genoud
Unnecessarily Fast, or Unnecessarily Dangerous?
“The bigger they are, the harder they fall.” This truism comes from boxing, but applies to all walks of life. Innovative MotoGP superstar Marc Marquez, however, adds a new twist.
Wet Weather Riding
Wet roads can make you faster and smoother. They also open up a whole new world of riding possibilities.
The Perfect Surprise
Langen Two-Stroke 250 Back to the Future
First ride on the debut model produced by Langen Motorcycles, the limited edition 250cc Two Stroke repli-racer produced by Britain’s newest manufacturer that’s now in production
International Female Ride Day 7 May 2022
It is that time of the year again and the ladies are coming together to promote female riders and ladies in biking. This international event is celebrated globally and in SA we are not shy to participate. Last year’s event brought together about 300 ladies on various motorbikes and we are aiming for 400 participants this year.
Ex-norton Motorcycles Boss Stuart Garner Avoids Jail After Investing £11 Million of Pension Savings
Stuart Garner has received a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to using other people’s pension money to invest in his own business, Norton motorcycles.
Being A Pilot
A Conversation with: Valentino Rossi & Lewis Hamilton
Another story of Charley and friends’ madcap adventures...
MotoGP Springtime for Aprilia
Don’t ask me how that happened. Aprilia, I mean. From bottom of the class to the top of the podium, in one easy move. Well, perhaps not one … it’s actually taken seven years of dogged persistence in the face of serial humiliation. But it still seems to have elements of all-of-a-sudden.
Well, Sort of...Ducati 500 Bicilindrica GP
Classic Race Test: This article marks the 50th anniversary commemorated in 2021 of the debut of Ducati's first-ever 90° V-twin racebike in the 1971 racing season
SUZUKI HAYABUSA GEN 3
3 Days Of Heaven
Suzuki Katana Long Term Update
I have had the katana for almost a year already, isn't it true how time flies when you're having fun! In-between all the rain and riding various test bikes, as well as riding my own Speed Triple, I try and get on the Katana as often as possible.
Michael Scott Pit Lane: The Wrong Honda and Other Tales of the Desert Night
Everything was wrong at the opening round in Qatar. Or if not actually wrong, somehow inverted.
Local test Triumph Speed Triple 1200RR & 1200RS
BMW K1600 Technical Funny Front Fork
BMW's choice of a so-called 'funny front fork' for all its K-series bikes up to and including the 2022 K1600 family of models was a typically brave and free-thinking decision from the German company, often given insufficient credit for being not only Europe's largest manufacturer of premium motorcycles, but also the most technically advanced, and versatile.
Michael Scott MotoGP Pit Lane
Michael Scott - a regular in the MotoGP paddock since 1984 and familiar to motorcycle racing fans worldwide through his best selling books on the likes of Wayne Rainey and Barry Sheene has been covering MotoGP since long before it was MotoGP. Remember two-strokes? Scott does.
World Exclusive Drysdale History Part 2/5: 25 Years on From Creation of First 750-V8
Full inside story of the Australian-built V8 Superbike in limited series production for the past 25 years, plus details of some of lan Drysdale's many other innovative creations
A Ladies Perspective
Triumph Speed Triple 1200rr & 12oors Battle of the Triumphs
2022 DJ Rally
Gavin Walton wins fifth DJ Rally for classic motorcycles
SPECIAL On Two wheels 2022 BMW K1600 RANGE K
First ride in Andalusia on the latest Euro 5 compliant versions of BMW's four six-cylinder luxury tourers, the sportier K1600GT and more lavishly equipped K1600GTL, and their Bagger sisters the K1600B and full-dress K1600 Grand America
BSA is Back a Gold Star Shining Brightly 2022 - BSA Gold Star 650
"Full inside story of the creation of the born-again production-ready 2022 BSA Gold Star 650 launched at the December 2021 Motorcycle Live Birmingham Show"