Reviews

Beautiful Bikes…The Yamaha YZR-500

For many of us, things don’t get much better than two-strokes. Now, stop sniggering or being rude at the back, we are on about motorcycle engines. Yes, for many of us, we are into classic bikes because we have a…

 

Triumph TT600 – Bikes that make you go hmmm

CB-Net loves the quirky, weird and downright wonderful, so let’s have a retrospective look at Triumph’s copy-cat CBR600, the TT600 and later Daytona middleweight models… Ahhh the Triumph TT600 a bike once described by a journalist as a great machine,…

 

Suzuki GSX1400 – A Tyre Kickers Guide

Suzuki’s big-bore muscle bike looked hard as nails, but was actually a big softy at heart. If we’re honest here at CB-Net, what we really wanted when we first heard about the Suzuki GSX1400 was a bit of a Wes…

 

Honda CBR600F History – Part 2

Ally allez! With our earlier look at the classic CBR600s, here we look at the late-1990s to the mid-noughties middleweight Honda classics! Like Suzuki’s traditionally double-cradled GSX-R750, it was almost impossible to consider an aluminium beam-framed CBR600, but it happened…

 

Honda CBR600F History – Part 1

Steel stooges! We love a good ‘steelie’ Honda CBR600F here at CB-Net, so here’s a run-down on the models we love, pre-FX! It’s amazing to think that at one point, around 55,000 UK bikers were loving the delights of the…

 

The Frame Game! Suzuki DR350

Now, while we know that mud-plugging isn’t to everyone’s tastes we ‘ere at CB-Net would heartily suggest you give it a go. Not only is some gentle off-roading something that keeps your skill set up during the winter months (sliding…

 

Honda CB1300 Retro Road Test

You all must know by now that we at CB-Net love a good, modern classic. And we like them even better when they are a little bit left-field or unloved, as that means a bargain. Sadly, in the world that…

 

Ducati 900SS Final Edition

We here at CB-Net do wave the flag for those un-sung heroes and this is one of them. No, not the Final Edition 900SS itself, but the complete SS range: you see, while the likes of the Monster and 916…

 

Tomorrow’s Classics Today…Triumph Rocket III

British beef… wave the Union Flag, sing ‘God Save The Queen’ very loud and saddle up on one of the most mind-frazzling motorcycles ever built. Yes, our TCT is the recently ‘classic’ Triumph Rocket III… In a time when national…