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08 July 2018

Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa II

Is Pirelli’s new Diablo Rosso Corsa II hoop a road tyre for the track, or a track tyre for the road? We head to South Africa to find out

03 July 2018

Scott Turn ADV Jacket and ADV DP pants

Adventure time

01 July 2018

FIVE WFX Skin Woman

I get really cold hands. Even when I’m driving a car. Add to this the fact that my hands aren’t much bigger than a child’s and I can’t tell you how difficult it is to find a pair of gloves thick enough to keep my hands warm while still offering enough movement and feel to

23 June 2018

History of Dririder

If you’ve ridden a motorcycle during the last four decades, there’s a good chance you’ve donned a Dririder jacket. This is how it came to be

18 June 2018

Shark Vancore Helmet

The original Raw with its plastic chin bar has been uprated to the Vancore’s solid affair

10 June 2018

AGV K-5 S Helmet

AGV helmets have been in production for more than 70 years and have become synonymous with not only Valentino Rossi but also consistent high quality. This latest sports offering from the Italian helmet powerhouse doesn’t disappoint, with a lightweight shell made from a carbon

03 June 2018

BMW StreetGuard 3 textile suit

I coveted BMW’s StreetGuard gear for a couple of years before I finally convinced BMW to fling me a suit way back in 2010. Now, eight years on, I probably love this suit even more. There have been many pants and jackets before and since, but if cold and wet is around, I have

30 May 2018

Bridgestone A41 & T31

Is there any tougher test bed than the harsh Moroccan desert to introduce a new adventure tyre to the market? Bridgestone doesn’t think so

22 May 2018

Michelin Road 5

Michelin’s Pilot Road 4 was a beaut hoop for sports-touring riders who do exactly that. So just how much better can Michelin’s newest Pilot Road 5 really be? We’re glad you asked

07 May 2018

Kabuto Aeroblade 5

I didn’t’ know a great deal about the Kabuto helmet range before attending the Aussie launch of the company’s new Aeroblade 5 helmet late last year. Since then I’ve been putting one through its paces and learning a little more about the Japanese company. What I’ve disco

03 May 2018


We previously tested the Shark Explore_R helmet, and despite being a quality carbon composite helmet there was one design issue that left it a bit short of its competitors, the peak and visor cannot be attached to the helmet at the same time. Shark’s updated Adventure-R helmet

22 April 2018

Sidi MAG 1 Boots

The design goals for the new Mag 1 boot were flexibility, lightweight and streamlined, and my first impression after unboxing them recently is Sidi has hit the mark.