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Ace finish for epic Chinese trip

Fourteen bikes rolled into the Ace Café in Beijing on Saturday 13th July, having left the original Ace Café in London on 20th April 2019.  This marked the completion of GlobeBusters’ largest ever overland expedition to China. This extraordinary journey took 3…

 

Kawasaki ZXR-based Racer

ISLAND LIFE! Remember Karl Webster and friends building a Kawasaki ZXR-based racer in less than a week? We continue the amazing story of this old, cheap bike! It’s fair to say there’s something about Phillip Island…. Or ‘The Island’ as…

 

BSA Ariel 3 – What Were They Thinking?

Proclaimed as the future for the Birmingham brand which had been producing motor bikes for sixty years, the Ariel 3 project would put the final nail in BSA’s coffin. So, what’s the best way to tell this story? Buy one,…

 

Kawasaki ZX-9R – A Tyre Kickers Guide

When first launched, this was seen and billed as a FireBlade beater – but truth be told it was a more of a Blade Bloater. Yes, the original incarnation of the ZX-9R Ninja (the B model) was a respected machine:…

 

Kawasaki ZXR750 H2 – Kwik Kwak!

Everything is faster in racing – even the bike builds. Down Under specials builder Karl Webster recalls the week he (and his friends) took building a Kawasaki ZXR750 racer! Take a look at this beautiful Kawasaki ZXR750 H2 – can…

 

Book your plot for Netley and save almost 10%!

The Details September 6-7, 2019 Meadowmead Farm, Ringwood Rd, Netley Marsh, SO40 7GY This year’s Carole Nash Eurojumble is set to be another fantastic event as one of the UK’s biggest bike autojumbles gears up to welcome traders back to Netley…

 

Suzuki GT500 Special…

Bike as art… We’ve featured Karl Webster’s bikes before – this Aussie creates two-wheeled art, thanks to his own talents and those of his friends and colleagues. Check out this Suzuki stroker… You know what I think? Specials builders and…

 

Triumphant – The Himalayan Tiger

Mid-1960’s; one nineteen-year-old medical student aboard his T100 crossed vast Indian plains and climbed snow-capped Himalayan passes multiple times. Similar distance to riding from Delhi to London’s Ace Café; his name is Irfan Sheikh Triumph in India Motorcycle exports to…

 

New direction for LS2 Vector helmet

LS2’s great value Vector Evo helmet is available with four fresh designs for summer 2019, all with a matt finish. All tastes are catered for, from the under-stated Hunter and Kripton graphics in Matt Black/Titanium, to the bright Kripton in…