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28 July 2016

Yamaha TDM900 2002-2014

Without real justification some excellent bikes can seem invisible to buyers – the TDM is a perfect example.

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28 July 2016

Believe The Hype? Yamaha MT-10

With Yamaha’s release of the MT-09 a few years ago the Japanese company has been slowly adding more and more MT models to create one big MT family. And with the release of the all-new Yamaha MT-10 the family is now complete with a big-daddy. Based on the latest generation R1 it

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26 July 2016

Believe The Hype? 2016 Triumph Explorer 1200 XCA

Triumph has been working hard over the past five years to earn its slice of the lucrative over-1000cc adventure bike market, yet despite this, the Tiger Explorer 1200 still wouldn’t be the first bike that comes to mind for most people thinking about serious off-road adventure r

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23 July 2016

Honda CBR1000RR vs 2016 Suzuki GSX-R1000

Why these two? When it comes to bang for your buck and proven race-winning performance, few machines can outpace the litre bikes from two of Japan's big four. Both have built a cult following.  The 2016 Honda CBR1000RR and 2016 Suzuki GSX-R1000 go head to head. 2016 Honda CB

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21 July 2016

WORLD LAUNCH MOTO GUZZI V9 ROAMER & BOBBER

As the fight for the modern classic market hots up, Moto Guzzi unveils two new contenders that are moderate on cubes but massive on cool

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21 July 2016

DUCATI SCRAMBLER SIXTY2-LAMS 400

LIGHTLY SCRAMBLED Downsizing won’t dilute the experience, the pace will be just a little less frantic and you will just need to beat it a little harder

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19 July 2016

Believe The Hype? Australian Launch – Honda Grom

With storm cloud circling, some high profile celebrities in tow, and Port Melbourne Karting Circuit at our disposal, Honda Australia finally launched the down-under arrival of one its best-selling models worldwide. Along with myself and a select few other journalists were Honda s

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17 July 2016

SECOND HAND MOTO GUZZI V7 RACER 750 2011-2014

Trips to the café can take a while on a V7 Racer with so much time spent checking out your reflections in shop windows

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15 July 2016

2016 NORTON DOMINATOR 961

Sixties ’tude and tradition meets 21st-century performance and precision in the rebooted Norton’s first true production model

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12 July 2016

Triumph Speed Triple

Without a superbike in its range, Triumph relies on the Speed Triple to uphold brand honour in the big-bore performance market. So is it a thinking rider’s sportsbike, or a task too far?

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11 July 2016

DUCATI MULTISTRADA 1200 ENDURO

One of the most coveted items in the world of press launches isn’t the T-shirt or the factory embossed Swiss army knife or even the ‘must bring back for the kids’ one-off baseball cap. No, we are talking here about the limited edition hardcover souvenir book. The one I now

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11 July 2016

First ride on the Harley-Davidson Roadster

As the bike rolled into the car park for my Sunday group ride, the owner of the new 883 beside me stared at the Roadster with dinner plate eyes. “What’s thaaat?” he queried, with a combination of wonder and longing in his voice. It was the same thing you hear at Christmas w