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Make or Break? Yamaha R6 5EB.

Make or Break? Yamaha R6 5EB. “They still look the part.” Yamaha got it right with the looks of the original R6. For some it needs to be red and white, but for many it’s the blue ones that have…

 

The Motorbike Show turns it up to 11

Henry Cole and the gang are back on screen in September for Series 11 of The Motorbike Show on ITV4. Over the course of six hour-long episodes, Henry will be riding some of his favourite Great British roads on a…

 

Flogged It Friday! Suzuki GSX1300R Exhaust Silencers.

Flogged It Friday! Suzuki GSX1300R Exhaust Silencers. “They look massive.” Big bikes make big power, to get them through ever stringent emission laws the exhausts get bigger! It is that simple. Even simpler is that us ‘end users’ always opt…

 

Make or Break? Kawasaki ZX12R.

Make or Break? Kawasaki ZX12R. “The forgotten superbike.” The start of the millennium saw several manufacturers in the race to claim the worlds fastest production motorcycle boasting rights. Suzuki had the Hayabusa, Honda had their Blackbird and Kawasaki had the…

 

Flogged It Friday! Ohlins Fork Leg.

Flogged It Friday! Ohlins Fork Leg. “eBay Punter Pain of the week!” Right, we all use eBay don’t we? It’s been the ‘go to’ for bike bits for over two decades. You search for something, find it and buy it….

 

Record-breaking Triumph sidecar celebration

Celebrating the 50th anniversay of Norman Hyde’s land speed record on his Triumph Roadrunner III outfit at the National Motorcycle Museum on Saturday 24th September. Hyde captured the World Sidecar Land Speed Record in 1972, driving his home-built Roadrunner III…

 

Classic Bikes return to Romney Marsh in September

The autumn Romney Marsh Classic Motorcycle Bikejumble & Ride-In Show will be held at Hamstreet, near Ashford in Kent, on Sunday 11th September. This huge all-motorcycle ‘jumble attracts buyers and sellers from across the South East and beyond, with the…

 

Make or Break? Suzuki GSX-R750WN.

Make or Break? Suzuki GSX-R750WN. “What were Suzuki thinking with that paint scheme?” The paint on this bike dates it firmly back to the nineties! Whilst manufacturers where being industrious with developing cutting edge technology for their sports bikes, the…

 

Flogged It Friday! Suzuki GSX-R600 Fairing.

Flogged It Friday! Suzuki GSX-R600 Fairing. “You don’t see too many yellow ones.” For many a GSX-R needs to be in the corporate blue and white. For others there were no end of other colour combos to pick from. The…