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Bike Tests / Looking Back
15 January 2021

LOST CAUSE: YAMAHA'S 1982 500CC GP SEASON

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Determined to win back the world 500cc title in 1982, Yamaha put its star rider onto a completely untried V4. Here’s what happened

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13 January 2021

AIR-FORCED ONE: KAWASAKI Z H2

It’s 10k cheaper than a H2 but apart from its clothes and its price the Z H2 loses little in the grin factor stakes over its expensive stablemate

Bike Tests / Quick Spin
06 January 2021

TAGGED AND BAGGED: HARLEY-DAVIDSON ULTRA LIMITED

Big, long, and plush, the Ultra Limited has the comfort and equipment to take you almost anywhere

Bike Tests / Looking Back
11 December 2020

FACTORY OUTLET: HAILWOOD'S HONDA RC181

Imagine if Marc Marquez got jack of waiting for HRC to fix the handling on his RCV213V and hired a local frame guru to improve it. That was what Mike Hailwood did in the 1960s

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07 December 2020

HEAD TURNER: BMW R 1250 GS ADVENTURE

Variable valve technology can play an important role in road and track bikes, but in a hard-nosed all-roads adventure bike, is it genius or gimmicky?

Bike Tests / Looking Back
02 December 2020

WIN ON SUNDAY...1970-1987 CASTROL SIX HOUR

For 18 years it was an iconic Australian institution. This is the rise and fall of the Castrol Six Hour Production Race

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27 November 2020

ROCKET SCIENCE: 2020 TRIUMPH ROCKET 3

It’s 2020. Does the world really need a 2458cc musclebike with more torque than we’ve ever seen on a bike on a showroom floor? Good question

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26 November 2020

QUARTER PIPE: 2020 WR250F

The 2020 WR250F adds versatility to its armoury, with high-tech adjustability making it two bikes in one

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17 November 2020

DUCATI GIVES YOU WINGS: DUCATI V4 S

Ducati has added aerodynamic wings to its V4 S and tamed the power, does it work on track?

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16 November 2020

PARALLEL UNIVERSE: 2020 BMW F 900 R & F 900 XR

Remember BMW’s all-so-ran F 800 series? Well forget it

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03 November 2020

HAZARD OF DUKES: 2020 KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R

As if the KTM 1290 Super Duke R actually needed improving, KTM does exactly that and lobs a lighter, sharper and more powerful weapon into the ring

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14 October 2020

LITTLE BY LITTLE: BENELLI TNT 135 VERSUS HONDA GROM

They’re small, light, affordable, and according to some, cool. But what the hell are they for?