The latest bike reviews and advice from our team

Vespa GTS300 HPE review Review 4 days ago

Vespa GTS300 HPE review

Vespa’s range-topping GTS has long been the definitive and most stylish scooter of all and the 300 variant the fastest and best of the bunch. Now it gets a new high performance engine (HPE) plus a host of updates to make it better than ever.
2019 Triumph Bonneville Speed Twin review Review 4 days ago

Triumph Bonneville Speed Twin (2019 - ) review

Triumph may now offer a bewildering array of so-called ‘Modern Classics’ motorcycles that fuse traditional style with the latest technology, but Jon Quirk reckons the Bonneville Speed Twin could be the pick of the bunch. A day trip taking in the best B-roads of East Sussex only served to confirm this.
Harley-Davidson Livewire Review 1 week ago

Harley-Davidson LiveWire review

Harley-Davidson is the first large motorcycle manufacturer to take the leap of faith into an electrified future. Jon Quirk finds out if the Livewire has sufficient spark to tempt Harley’s existing customer base.
BMW S 1000 RR review Review 3 weeks 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 1 month 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 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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.