The latest bike reviews and advice from our team

BMW S 1000 RR review Review 11 hours ago

BMW S 1000 RR (2019 - ) review

BMW’s original S 1000 RR shook up the superbike establishment in 2009 with its class-bashing 190bhp and revolutionary electronic riding aids, 10 years on this all-new 207bbhp version has done it again.
Aprilia Tuono 1100 V4 Naked (2019 - ) review Review 6 days ago

Aprilia Tuono 1100 V4 Naked (2019 - ) review

Aprilia’s RSV4-based naked has been among the best ever since it’s introduction in 1000cc form in 2011. Enlarged to 1100cc in 2015, uprated so well in 2017 it was our ‘Best Naked’, it’s now been uprated further with semi-active suspension. Superb.
How should I write a bike advert? Advice 1 week ago

How should I write a bike advert?

A good advert can help to sell a motorbike or scooter more quickly and for more money, so it's important to do it as well as possible
Review 2 weeks ago

Yamaha Tracer 700 GT review

Like with Yamaha’s Tracer 900 GT, the 700 GT is an up-specced, more tourer version of the already brilliant and great value Tracer 700. Although not as thorough or lavish as the bigger version, panniers, tall screen and comfort seat make a brilliant all-rounder even better – for just £600 more.
Review 3 weeks ago

Honda CB650R (2019 - ) review

Restyled, updated and renamed CB650F is lighter, sharper and classier than ever and remains, uniquely, the only affordable four-cylinder roadster in the middleweight class.
Review 1 month ago

Yamaha YZF-R125 (2019 - ) review

Third generation version of best-selling learner sports gets new GP styling, uprated engine and improved chassis to remain ahead of the pack
Triumph electric bike coming? News 1 month ago

Triumph electric bike coming?

In a surprise announcement, Britain’s leading bike manufacturer, Triumph, have announced they are embarking on a project to develop electric motorcycle technology in collaboration with UK leaders including F1 experts Williams Advanced Engineering.
Indian Chieftain Dark Horse review Review 1 month ago

Indian Chieftain Dark Horse (2019 -) review

American upstart Harley rivals Indian up the game yet again its restyled, updated ‘bagger’ rival to H-D’s hugely popular (in the US) Street Glide. The Chieftain was always potent and useful, now it’s better than ever.
Honda CB500X Adventure Review Review 1 month ago

Honda CB500X Adventure (2019 - ) review

The original CB500X launched in 2013 as the ‘adventure’ variant of Honda’s A2 licence-friendly, CB500 twin family was already a great ‘first big bike’. With a host of updates for 2019 it’s better than ever
Advice 1 month ago

How much does riding a motorcycle cost?

Alongside the pure excitement that riding a motorcycle can bring, many people take up biking because of cost; it’s often regarded as a cheaper and more cost-effective mode of transport. But is this really the case? Let us try to break down the true cost of motorcycle ownership and attempt to find out…
Top 5 new café racers Best Of 1 month ago

Top 5 new café racers

Of all the different categories of new bikes none has seen such a surge in popularity – or of new models available – as that of café racers.
Why you should learn to ride a motorbike Advice 2 months ago

3 reasons why you should learn to ride a motorbike

Riding a motorcycle or scooter on these modern, busy streets is dangerous, uncomfortable and quite often impractical, so would you even consider beginning to ride in the first place? Here are a few ways in which motorcycling might actually be a good, useful and worthwhile pursuit...
Best Of 2 months ago

Top 5 new adventure bikes for 2019

Despite the growing popularity of retro bikes such as Triumph’s Bonneville and the revival of superbikes, thanks to phenomenal new machines such as Ducati’s Panigale V4 (our bike of the Year 2018) and BMW’s all-new S1000RR, one category of motorcycle remains head-and-shoulders the most popular of all: adventure bikes – and there’s a bumper crop of new offerings for 2019.
Top tips to keeping your bike safe Advice 3 months ago

Top tips to keeping your bike safe

When it comes to motorcycling, a lot of people - quite rightly - focus on the riding safety of the rider, and there are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of articles across magazines and the internet focused on choosing the right helmet, the differences in the kind of armour available and how to select the most protective pair of gloves. But what about your bike?