Test Ride: Honda MSX125 2016

Meet the Honda MSX125, or as the USA knows it the Grom. This little bike is a load of fun and has a huge cult following. Its a cut down streetfighter complete with sport-style tyres and a comprehensive digital dash. The MSX125 has modern styling with incorporated plastics and stacked LED headlight. Being a 125cc, … Continue reading “Test Ride: Honda MSX125 2016”

Test Ride: Triumph Street Twin 900 2016

The Street Twin is a brilliant roadster, with the added cool of the vintage/retro styling. It offers a smooth, relaxing ride and very nice handling. Triumph has clearly given a nod to its heritage with this model, while including all the modern day electronics and comfort. This is a ridiculously fun bike to ride and, … Continue reading “Test Ride: Triumph Street Twin 900 2016”

Test Ride: Ducati Monster 821 2014

The Monster 821 looks cool, is easy to ride yet offers the speed and power to keep you excited. The sound of the bike is just awesome, as soon as it started up we all wanted a ride. Buying the Monster 821 even second hand isn’t practically cheap, but you pay for quality. The 821 is … Continue reading “Test Ride: Ducati Monster 821 2014”

Test Ride: Triumph Street Triple 675 2011

The Street Triple is a stylish, fast and nimble bike. It looks very much like the Speed Triple but has the Daytona 675 engine, which sounds awesome and feels pretty agile.  This is an surprisingly affordable bike, offering a nice intermediate option for people who want excitement but also a comfortable everyday ride.  Engine The Street … Continue reading “Test Ride: Triumph Street Triple 675 2011”

Test Ride: Honda CB500X 2015

What a little beauty.. the CB500X is great fun. It’s described as a novice friendly bike, it can be ridden on a A2 licence which opens it up to a large audience. The bike has adventure styling which has been extremely popular, offers great ergonomics and handling. The X features the same engine, chasses, cycle … Continue reading “Test Ride: Honda CB500X 2015”

Test Ride: Harley Davidson 883 Iron 2012

The 883 is one of Harley‘s best sellers, due to its 50’s styling sprung from the days of dirt tracks and drag strips. Favourite features include black side covers, black headlamp bucket, drag style handlebar, black fork sliders and chrome detailing throughout. This is a budget Harley bike, it’s an extremely affordable way into Harley … Continue reading “Test Ride: Harley Davidson 883 Iron 2012”

Test Ride: Moto Guzzi V7 II Special 744 2015

Moto Guzzi V7 744 sure as hell looks cool, but how does it ride? Engine The Guzzi is a V2 four stroke with a displacement of 744.00. The 90° V-twin obviously makes for a particular ride, there is a certain amount of being thrown from side to side at stand still. When you reach the … Continue reading “Test Ride: Moto Guzzi V7 II Special 744 2015”

Test Ride: Ducati Scrambler Icon 800 2015

Ducati’s Scrambler has been a massive success, more so then anyone really expected. Ducati has said the bike is not ‘retro’ just their take on a scrambler, however if you take a look at the marketing it does seem to be positioned with that vibe. It’s best not to put the Scrambler into a particular … Continue reading “Test Ride: Ducati Scrambler Icon 800 2015”

Adventure Motorbikes – Getting off the beaten track with your motorbike

Adventure Motorbiking Ten years ago no one had ever heard of the term ‘adventure bike’ now they are the most popular style of bike on sale. So just what’s available for the would-be round-the-world traveller? Blame Ewan and Charley. Most people do. A decade ago, if you wanted a comfy bike but didn’t want a … Continue reading “Adventure Motorbikes – Getting off the beaten track with your motorbike”

The New MV Agusta F4 – MV Agusta F4 Review

MV Agusta F4 The MV has rejoined the British and World Superbike packages and although one championship is going well for them the other is not going so well, but more about the bike itself.. Engine The new model now has the short-stroke motor and produces 195bhp! The valves use a single spring instead of … Continue reading “The New MV Agusta F4 – MV Agusta F4 Review”