Short Boots for short bucks…

Looking for a new pair of boots for your summer journeys? Here are a selection of short boots for many different types of terrain. From top left - clockwise… For the race track - ALPINESTARS FASTBACK WATERPROOF BOOTS around £120 For touring - TCX X-MILES BOOTS around £120 For the cruising - TCX X-STREET WATERPROOF... Continue Reading →

Xdiavel

When the original Diavel was released, Ducati were not forthcoming with the category the bike was to come under, was it a custom, muscle, cruiser or a whole new category unknown to the biking world. Everyone decided it was all of the above. The new Xdiavel is a complete re-work of the original, sporting a... Continue Reading →

MT-10

Yamaha has rolled out a masterpiece naked bike. The new flagship model of the MT section, the MT-10 is a naked R1, with all the street smarts of the MT-09 but with a bit more of everything. Using the 998cc, 4 cylinder “cp4” Crossplane engine on a short wheel base chassis give plenty of torque.... Continue Reading →

Kawasaki Vulcan S

Just off the back of harley's release of the Street 750, Kawasaki showcase the Vulcan S, This mean looking cruiser is powered by the same 649cc parallel-twin engine that is found in the Er6 range and the Versys 650. Also sporting a six speed gear box 14ltr tank and has a top speed of 115mph.... Continue Reading →

The North Way Round Part Four

The end of a (not so) wee run. Woke up to the sound of silence, typical, this was the last day. I'd had fun in the highlands, and seen places I'd wanted to see. Today wasn't just heading home though, we had tickets to go on the "funicular railway" at the Cairngorm Mountains. So, it... Continue Reading →

The North Way Round Part Three

Day three started the same as day two, with the rain hitting off the roof of the caravan, but it didn't last, and when I looked up at the sky, I could see a strange blue colour behind the grey that had followed us around the day before. Today we were heading for John O'Groats,... Continue Reading →

The North Way Round Part Two

Day two started with me waking up to the sound of heavy rain hitting off the caravan roof, not the best sound to wake up to when you have a day of motorbiking ahead of you. A quick look at the weather report suggested that we change the trip from the North East to the North... Continue Reading →

The North Way Round Part One

Paisley to Embo The journey starts from Paisley and we head north to Loch Lomond, the weather is overcast, which is a lot better than the predicted showers that BBC Weather app has informed us. Just as we hit the Erskine bridge, I remember that I have left the maps sitting in the kitchen, annoying, as... Continue Reading →

Where Eagles Dare

The other Italian bike maker are not to be sniffed at, they have a style all to themselves, even “Ducati" have tried to copy their style, and they know a thing or to about that. Moto Guzzi have an entry level model called the V7 II, it comes in 3 variations, this one is the... Continue Reading →

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