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 →

2015 Scottish Motorcycle Show

This years Scottish Motorcycle show was held at the Royal Highland Centre with most of the manufacturers displaying the latest models. Yamaha had the new bikes on display including the new XJR1300 & XJR1300 racer. also on display was the V-max (celebrating 30 years) and looking mean, the excellent custom styled XV950 R, a special... Continue Reading →

Richa Cold Protect GTX

These gloves are from a company called Richa (here), they are all weather gore-tex gloves, made from a combination of goat leather and nyspan stretch fabric. They were winners in a group test for Sub £100 all weather gloves (here), and what a review they got. I’m always on the lookout for all weather gloves,... Continue Reading →

Diavel Version 2.0

Ducati have upgraded their flagship bike “Diavel” giving it a new engine, exhaust system, Marzocchi front forks, upgraded Brembo breaks and new ride modes. Ducati have put the new Testastretta 11 engine in the 2014 Diavel putting out 162 hp along with the new forks and brembo’s monobloc callipers, it makes for a much smother... Continue Reading →

Carbon lids

Getting ever more popular, carbon lids are not only stronger and lighter, but are more affordable. Here are a small selection, with price and the all important weight. (from top, clockwise) AGV Pista GP around £800 weighing in at 1275g Nexx XR1R Carbon around £300 weighing in at 1250g HJC FS-10 Carbon around £250 weighing in at 1400g Shark Speed-R MXV... Continue Reading →

Shark Vantime

Shark helmets have a very interesting range for 2014, especially the Metro division range. This range includes the Shark Raw helmet that I posted back in February. The Shark Vantime is a full face helmet that has a very unique styling, it has a long visor that it shares with the Shark Nano, a smooth... Continue Reading →

Motorcycle Live 2013

This was my second trip to the motorcycle show at Birmingham NEC, I had a few bike I was looking at, as I’m considering changing my bike soon. All the manufacturers had the latest bikes on show, some for you to try out and some for you to look at. At the Honda stand i... Continue Reading →

Ninja

In 1984 kawasaki released the GPZ900R, it won bike of the year and became the worlds fastest bike with a top speed of over 250km/h. It was also the first kawasaki to carry the name "ninja". After the success of the GPZ900R kawasaki released the 600cc version, which became a best seller, and was one... Continue Reading →

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