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Tested / Rides
28 December 2016

AMCN Rides -The Araluen Road

A superb bike friendly region and a nirvana for all kinds of riding

Gassit Garage / Columns
28 December 2016

Ed’s letter - Can’t get enough

It was such a great year that Márquez winning the title often played second fiddle to the spectacle being delivered on track

Bike Tests
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

Bike Tests
28 December 2016

WORLD LAUNCH NORTON V4 SS AND RR

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

Bike Tests
27 December 2016

Quickspin - TORROT E12

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

Gassit Garage / Columns
27 December 2016

They did what?- Cannonball Down Under

This serial US record breaker also made his mark in Australia

Gassit Garage / Columns
27 December 2016

Head to head- 2006 Suzuki Boulevard M109R & 2006 Kawasaki VN2000 Vulcan

Why these two? These power packed super- cruisers spawned a generation of highway warriors 2006 Suzuki Boulevard M109R This big-bore musclebike was given its name owing to the 109 cubic inches of displacement. Like so many of Suzuki’s perfor

News / Manufacture News
27 December 2016

New tech - Motorcycling’s new VR

Somewhere on a not-so-centre stage at EICMA, German industrial designer Christian Zanzotti unveiled a BMW R1200R-based project he’s been hard at work on for some time, and one he believes may reshape the future of both motorcycle riding and motorcycle design. Zanzott

News / Manufacture News
26 December 2016

A look back at 2016 EICMA’s finest

EICMA- The most anticipated international motorcycle expo is done and dusted. Here is what is heading to a showroom near you

News / Manufacture News
26 December 2016

BMW and Ducati lead the way to mass-production of composite chassis

For the last 30 years there’s been a love-hate relationship between motorcycle designers and carbon fibre but the latest pearls from BMW and Ducati show the prejudices preventing its structural use in roadbikes are finally breaking down. While carbon has long since been acce

Bike Tests
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

Gassit Garage / Columns
24 December 2016

Ed's letter- Transition complete

When I’m on a bike, idiots like this enter and leave my life over a period of five seconds