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31 December 2016

TRACK TEST 1952 MANX NORTON

The Manx Norton was the weapon of choice for Jack Ahearn, and a legion of other racers. We take it out on the track to get a glimpse of life as a 1950s privateer

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29 December 2016

IRVING VINCENT 1600 8V RACER TEST

Sir Al goes back to the future with a title-winning modern reinvention of a classic local motorcycle

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28 December 2016

AMCN 2016 Motorcycle Of The Year - Aprilia 1100 Tuono Factory

Just a couple of months ago (Vol 66 No 09) we pitted the standard model Tuono RR against some mightily strong competition in our big supernakeds group test. Although it was pipped at the post in that shootout, we wondered how the top spec Tuono RF (F for ‘Factory’ editi

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28 December 2016

WORLD LAUNCH NORTON V4 SS AND RR

Norton has unveiled the most technologically advanced British motorcycle ever built – the Norton V4

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27 December 2016

Quickspin - TORROT E12

This electric fun-bike is a worthy alternative to a smoker stroker

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25 December 2016

BIKE TEST Hesketh Sonnet

The Hesketh Sonnet boasts refinement thanks to its name and aristocratic coat of arms. It also exudes streetwise power thanks to its modern café styling and stonking 2163cc V-twin heart

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19 December 2016

DUCATI MULTISTRADA 1200S

How do you properly test Ducati’s four-bikes-in-one Multistrada: in the city, on the open road, on the track or on the gravel? Paul McCann grabbed the keys and said ‘all of the above’

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16 December 2016

Secondhand - HUSQVARNA NUDA 900 2012-2013

After shining brightly in the firmament for a moment, it suddenly disappeared – but hey, you can still get a nice used Nuda

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15 December 2016

Retro Quick Spin - Suzuki Hayabusa Gen 1

This is what you’d get if you let Schwarzenegger design a motorcycle

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13 December 2016

Believe the Hype? 2017 Triumph Street Cup & T100 Bonneville

Triumph is forging a reputation as an industry leader when it comes to creating ‘modern classics’. Over the past 12 months it has released a new range of liquid-cooled models to meet Euro 4 emissions rules and reinvigorate its retro stable. It’s a marque steeped

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11 December 2016

NAKED SHAKEDOWN

Human nature will no doubt have caused you to scan the results before reading this summary. And no doubt you will already have formed your own opinions as to whether the scores are justified. If there is one thing which amazes me most about our overall winner, the BMW S1000R, it

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11 December 2016

Suzuki GSX-S1000

The most striking attribute of Suzuki’s superbike-derived naked is undoubtedly its price. Three grand more will get you the next-least-expensive MT-10, after which you’ll need another two thousand-plus for the Trumpy or Beemer, and an extra 10 big ones or more for the big twi