The latest bike reviews from our team

Review 8 months ago

Triumph Tiger Adventure (2018 - ) review

Triumph’s triple has always been one of the best middleweight adventure offerings but in this updated, top-spec, XC/off-road orientated guise it has the equipment and ability to rival the full-size competition.
Review 8 months ago

Indian Scout 1200 Custom Cruiser (2017 - ) review

Revived historic US brand Indian had already ruffled Harley-Davidson’s feathers with the launch of its impressive, all-new ‘Big Twin’, 1800cc Chieftain in early 2014 but it’s more entry-level, Sportster-rivalling 1200cc Scout, launched later that year really put the cat among the pigeons.
Review 9 months ago

Suzuki SV650 Sports Tourer (2017 - ) review

Reintroduced, updated version of classic, no-frills V-twin roadster is just as charming, useful and affordable as the original, which dates all the way back to 1999 but despite facelift is showing its age slightly.
Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX Review 10 months ago

Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX Sports Tourer (2018 - ) review

Sports-tourer SX is latest addition to Kawasaki’s radical, supercharged H2 family and, with toned-down performance and prices is set to be the most popular. It’s still a wild, 200bhp ride, though.
Fireblade Review 11 months ago

Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade Super Sports (2017) review

Hugely anticipated and a long time coming, Honda is back with not one, but THREE all-new Fireblades and, for the most part, it’s been worth the wait even if it’s not head-and-shoulders the class leader some hoped for.
Ducati Monster 1200 Review 11 months ago

Ducati Monster 1200 Naked (2014 - ) review

Fully-updated big Monster was also, controversially, the first liquid-cooled version. It might have lost some of the original’s purity and simplicity but its raw, roadster spirit survives and, with 145bhp and available in three specs, it’s better than ever.
Review 1 year ago

Harley-Davidson Sport Glide (2018 - ) review

Harley has already launched eight new Softail cruisers for 2018 based around its all-new monoshock frame, updated engine and improved styling and equipment but this all-new part-tourer/part cruiser is possibly the best yet.
Review 1 year ago

KTM 1290 Superduke Naked (2017 - ) review

Dubbed ‘The Beast’ even by KTM themselves this 170bhp monster is about as fierce as super nakeds get – although it’s significantly more refined thanks to a host of updates for 2017.
Review 1 year ago

Triumph Speed Triple Naked (2016 - ) review

Top-spec Ohlins-equipped version of the Brit firm’s class-defining super naked has been fully updated and uprated. There’s the same unique style and three-cylinder character but now with added ability and electronics.
Review 1 year ago

KTM 125 Duke learner/roadster (2017 - ) review

There wasn’t much wrong with the old 125 Duke, but KTM has improved it anyway with new styling, frame, suspension, posh clocks, and an LED headlamp that keep it ahead of the pack.
Review 1 year ago

Triumph Street Triple Naked (2017 - ) review

The old 675cc Street Triple was already by far the best bike in the middleweight super naked class. This all-new version, which comes in three different main variants, is better is every way.
Review 1 year ago

Ducati Scrambler Roadster/Retro (2015 - ) review

Ducati has been pushing the retro roadster fashion more than most manufacturers with its 803cc V-twin Scrambler family. With the Desert Sled, they finally appeal to more experienced riders.
Review 1 year ago

Suzuki GSXR1000 R Super Sports (2017 - ) review

We’ve been waiting a long time for an all-new, competitive GSX-R1000, but this top-spec R version, along with its more basic and affordable standard sibling, is more than worth the wait. It’s powerful, agile, bristling with the latest electronics, good value and already a TT winner.
Review 1 year ago

Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory Super Sports (2017 - ) review

The naked, roadster version of Aprilia’s WSB-winning RSV4 superbike has always been up there with the very best super nakeds, especially since its enlargement from 1000 to 1100cc. Now, for 2017, its chassis, engine and electronics are enhanced even further. A brilliant road sportster.
Review 1 year ago

BMW K1600GT Tourer (2017 - ) review

Astonishing, straight-six, luxury tourer has been enhanced even further for 2017, with uprated bodywork and clocks, and a new Euro4-compliant engine, and now comes with electronic suspension as standard.
Review 1 year ago

Lexmoto Echo Moped (2015 - ) review

At the introductory end of the A1 class, 50cc scooter market, the best bikes can sometimes be simply the most accessible or affordable ones, as long as they're still functional and desirable. The Lexmoto Echo 50 scores strongly on both counts, hence its huge popularity.
Review 1 year ago

Kawasaki Z650 Roadster/Sports (2017 - ) review

Don’t be distracted by the revived, historic name, this new Z650 is an updated successor to the ER-6n middleweight twin. That bike – novice-friendly, perky and affordable – was already a class-leader. This, with a new lighter chassis, boosted engine and improved looks, is better still.
Review 1 year ago

Aprilia RS 125 Sports (2017 - ) review

The four-stroke successor to the legendary two-stroke learner sportster may now play to a different soundtrack, but it remains a mini-superbike and the ultimate learner dream bike.
Review 1 year ago

Aprilia Tuono 125 Roadster (2017 - ) review

The naked, roadster version of Aprilia’s exotic RS 125 sportster is back and better than ever. With classy, RS 125 running gear, a useful, four-stroke powertrain, and Tuono 1000 styling, A1-compliant roadsters don’t get much more appealing.