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29 November 2018

TRIUMPH STREET TRIPLE 765 RS

According to a show of hands, the Triumph Street Triple 765 RS does not have the looks to match some of the other bikes on our test, ( Suzuki SV650X, Honda’s CB650F, Kawasaki’s Z650L ,Yamaha’s MT-07 HO , Ducati Monster 659 KTM 790 Duke ) but as far as the riding exp

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28 November 2018

KTM 790 DUKE

There was a collective sigh of disappointment when KTM dropped its single-cylinder 690 Duke from its line-up. Of all the Dukes, the 690 retained the strongest DNA link with the Austrian company’s original game changer, the 620 Duke. But KTM had something better in mind for us,

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27 November 2018

FIRST RIDE - Triumph’s 765cc Moto2 racer

On an inappropriate track and in a more or less a stock package, we’re let loose with Triumph’s 765cc triple-cylinder Moto2 engine and still fall in love

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27 November 2018

Living with Yamaha NMax 155

In seven days I spent less on fuel than I would have on a single return train ticket

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24 November 2018

DUCATI MONSTER 659

It’s been 25 years since Miguel Galluzzi left show-goers opened mouth when he whipped the covers off the first-ever M900 Monster at the 1993 Milan Show. And in the two and a half decades since, an almost countless number on Ducati models bearing the Monster moniker have graced

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23 November 2018

YAMAHA MT-07 HO

Stepping onto Yamaha’s MT-07 HO (High Output) means stepping over the $10K threshold. Investing an additional $900 or so could mean the difference between buying a bike and some quality riding kit, or just getting the bike. Yamaha’s MT-07 is also the last of the big four Japa

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22 November 2018

KAWASAKI Z650

Kawasaki’s Z650L, replaces Kawasaki’s popular ER-6n and so had plenty to live up to. Producing 39kW and 59Nm from its 649cc parallel-twin engine, the Z650 is only available in one power-output option which slips in under the LAMS-approved power-to-weight limit. While it’s n

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21 November 2018

World launch 2019 BMW R 1250 GS

How does BMW vastly improve a motorcycle already considered the benchmark? Through innovative inner working called Shift Cam

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21 November 2018

HONDA CB650F

There was a time when a inline-four cylinder motorcycle was the norm. Roadbikes from 250cc through to 1400cc could be purchased with a screaming four pot. Then the parallel-twin engine made a comeback, popular due to its ability to produce strong low-end grunt from a compact pack

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19 November 2018

2010-2014 Aprilia Dorsoduro 1200

There’s much more to the Dorsoduro 1200 riding experience than you’d think at first glance

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18 November 2018

SUZUKI SV650X

Suzuki has returned the full-powered SV650 to its line up for 2018 and fans of the middleweight V-twin are rejoicing. The tested Suzuki SV650X retails for $9490 (plus on-road costs), making it one of three sub-$10k bikes on this test. There are two versions of the 645cc middle

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16 November 2018

The highlights of 2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR

Kawasaki’s new Ninja ZX-10RR exists for one single purpose – to ensure its WorldSBK domination continues Bending WorldSBK’s rulebook used to be the domain of Ducati with its various homologation specials, which bore only a visual resemblance to its road-going siblings. Ext