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Watsonian’s international adventure

Inspired by the British company’s trials sidecar of 1950, the new Watsonian International is the perfect partner for the modern breed of adventure sport bikes.   Launched in 1938, with a lightweight all-aluminium body, production of the original International was interrupted…

 

Putting your bike into hibernation!

Some of us brave souls are all-year bikers – and we should pat ourselves on the back for that… But, some are not – and that’s fine as well. Also, the lucky few of us may have more than one…

 

Atomic Power from Buffalo

Buffalo’s new Atom jacket combines tough 600 denier Ripstop Nylon with full-grain leather panels to create a jacket with the power to last. CE-approved shoulder and elbow protection is fitted as standard, with the option to fit a back protector,…

 

Do You Remember The Kawasaki GPX750R

Here at Classic-Motorbikes.net, it’s not just the chart-toppers and yardstick bikes that we like to talk about – we love reminding you about the bikes that didn’t quite make it that big… What was it then? According to Kawasaki, the…

 
BMW F 800 R
BMW

BMW F 800 R Road Test

Almost 10 years ago BMW launched their middleweight F 800 R. At the time the future for BMW was very bright. Almost as bright as some of the paint-jobs in their range – like the retina-burning orange paint adorning the…

 

Foggy to launch new LS2 helmet

LS2 have enlisted Carl Fogarty to unveil their new Challenger helmet to the UK public at Motorcycle Live. Developed by LS2’s design team in in Spain, working with supported riders from MOTOGP, MOTO2 and MOTO3, the Challenger is their most…

 

Buell 1125R Road Test

Remember Buell? This was a company formed by ex-Harley-Davidson engineer Erik Buell back in 1983. His former employer bought 49% of his company a decade later, before Buell became a wholly-owned ‘part and parcel’ of H-D in 2003. It seemed…