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12 February 2018

SUZUKI GSX-R1000R

The GSX-R1000R does incredible superbike feats without histrionics. “A version of this bike just won the Australian Superbike title and it’s easy to see why,” Groff said, to which Chris added it is “one of the most user-friendly litre sportsbikes on the market”. The G

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11 February 2018

KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE R

The KTM had to meet the broadest design brief in order to have any impact on MoTY. That it scored so well shows it conquered the challenge. More than that, it was highly rated by almost everyone despite being the kind of bike that can polarise opinion. After all, how can such a b

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09 February 2018

Kawasaki Z900

All this for $12,499 (+ ORC)? Talk about a great deal – 86kW of raw Zed power has never been so cheap. This Kawasaki looks horn, too, just the way you expect a naked Kwaka to look. Aggressive grunt, aggressive styling … is there anything else that matters? Not at this price!

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08 February 2018

HARLEY-DAVIDSON STREET ROD

Wherever we parked, the Street Rod got the attention. Low, black and solid, it contrasted in every way with the other seven motorcycles. Its dark countenance – and of course its badge – drew crowds rather than scaring them off. There’s no doubt whatsoever that Harley-Davids

Bike-tests
07 February 2018

Ducati Supersport S

How did the Ducati Supersport S rate at the 2017 AMCN Motorcycle of The Year awards?

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06 February 2018

BMW G310R

How good do learners have it these days? This good: a place in the Motorcycle of the Year awards for 2017, wearing a badge that’ll impress those who see status in a name, and for only $5790 (+ ORC).

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05 February 2018

APRILIA SHIVER 900

Can Aprilia’s heavily updated nakedbike seduce buyers in the competitive middleweight sector?

Bike-tests
04 February 2018

SUZUKI GSX-R1000R

Fancy a spin on Josh Waters’ ASBK title-winning Gixxer? Yes please, said Steve Martin

Bike-tests
04 February 2018

BUYING A DUCATI 1299 SUPERLEGGERA

When you plonk down 120K for a superbike you expect the ride of a lifetime. And that’s just what Andrew Allan got when he bought himself a Ducati Superleggera

Bike-tests
04 February 2018

CONFEDERATE FA-13 COMBAT BOMBER ROAD TEST: Last of the Line

It may be the end of the war for Confederate, but what a ballistic ending. Sir Al rides a bike worth his bank balance in the Alabama hills.

Bike-tests
28 January 2018

2018 MV AGUSTA BRUTALE 800 RR

The looks of an angelic Satan, the sound of duelling chainsaws – MV’s new 800 RR is simply delicious

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26 January 2018

DUCATI PANIGALE V4 WORLD LAUNCH FIRST THOUGHTS ON THE NEW V4 S

I arrived in Valencia for the world launch of Ducati’s new Panigale V4 expecting big things from the Italian manufacturer