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25 May 2017

2017 Triumph 1050 Speed Triple R

Triumph’s Speed Triple has been an icon of the nakedbike scene since it appeared in 1994.  It wasn’t until 2005 that Triumph released the fourth generation of Speed Triples, this time  with a 1050cc engine. Strong and smooth power delivery has long been a hallmark of the in

24 May 2017


Nothing about Kawasaki’s big cruiser measures up short against Milwaukee’s best – except its brand-power

23 May 2017

Yamaha MT-07 Tracer

The show must go on – that’s how the saying goes, right? Yamaha had organised the launch of its new MT-07-based Tracer in the beautiful Hunter Valley

22 May 2017

Quick Spin - Kawasaki Ninja 650L

Kawasaki’s nimble new LAMS Ninja is not just for learners

20 May 2017

2017 KTM 390 Duke

Big mischief often comes in small packages. KTM's sharp new 390 Duke helps Youngy embrace his inner delinquent.

18 May 2017

Triumph Bobber

Triumph’s supercool Bobber has sent customers racing to showrooms, but as Steve Martin finds out on his test fang, it’s much more than just a stylish moneymaker

15 May 2017

BMW F800 GS Adventure

Stepping up to a big dual-sport can be daunting, but PMac takes on the challenge and finds BMW’s F800GS Adventure the perfect partner

13 May 2017

2017 Honda Fireblade – Australian Launch

2017 Honda Fireblade - Honda fans have had to wait a hell of a long time for this bike, but it’s been worth it. The sharpest Blade yet has now landed Down Under, and with it the world order looks set to be restored. It’s true that since Carlos Checa rode the Hannspree-colo

09 May 2017


A modern machine in a classic package, the Filorosso pays tribute to Agostini’s title-winning MV Agusta triple through its timeless poise and racetrack performance

08 May 2017

First impressions – Royal Enfield Himalayan

The Otway Ranges near the Shipwreck Coast is a far cry from Mount Everest’s ice-covered slopes, but this was the destination for the Australian launch of Royal Enfield’s new adventure bike: the Royal Enfield Himalayan. The Himalayan is a completely new concept for the

07 May 2017

HONDA RC45 - The Superbike that ruled the world

Honda’s RC45 won the World Supers title at a time when Superbikes were challenging 500cc GP lap records, but as Sir Al reveals, the achievement did not come easily

03 May 2017

World launch - TRIUMPH STREET TRIPLE 765

A decade ago Triumph launched the Street Triple as a stripped-off streetfighter derived from its Supersport counterpart, the 675 Daytona. Since then the nakedbike has become the British marque’s best-selling single model under John Bloor’s ownership, with over 50,000 example