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Harley-Davidson Heritage Classic Best Of 4 weeks ago

Top 5 Harley tourers for 2020

‘Touring bikes’ for most Europeans may conjure images of autobahn-busting BMWs likes the R1250RT or high-tech heavyweights such as Yamaha’s evergreen FJR1300 but the true kings of touring machinery are arguably US legend Harley-Davidson. So, what different types are there, exactly? What’s new for 2020 and what do you get for your money? Here’s our current pick of the five best Harley tourers for 2020 to help you decide…
Yamaha Tracer 700 Best Of 1 month ago

Top 5 Best Sellers so far of 2020

What are the five best selling bikes so far of 2020? We look through the MCIA figures to give you the low down on the 5 most popular bikes of this year so far…
 Honda NT650/700V Deauville – the ‘winterproof’ tourer Best Of 3 months ago

Top 5 winter bikes for £2000

Winter and motorcycling may not be the most comfortable bedfellows thanks to road salt being murderous to a bike’s mechanicals and the cold and damp being inhospitable for riders, but if you’ve got the right kit to keep warm and dry invest in an appropriate ‘winter bike’ is can still be great and cost effective way to get around. Here’s our current pick of five of the best to get you on your way…
Lexmoto Echo Best Of 4 months ago

Top 5 best-selling bikes of 2019

The end of the year may be a time for rejoicing and making resolutions but it’s also a handy juncture for calculating the best-selling bikes of the previous 12 months – and thus a useful mechanism for identifying the best bikes in different categories. Check out our recommendations based on data from the MCIA here…
Best Of 5 months ago

Top 5 new Triumphs for 2020

What are these new Triumphs for 2020? How do they differ from existing models and what do you get for your money. We focus on the Top 5 new Triumphs for 2020 to find out…
Yamaha TMAX 540 Best Of 5 months ago

Top 5 new scooters and commuters for 2020

While exotic superbikes such as Honda’s all-new CBR1000RR Fireblade or power-packed roadsters like Ducati’s new 200bhp Streetfighter V4 and Kawasaki’s supercharged Z H2 might have deservedly grabbed all the new bike headlines for 2020 that doesn’t mean there’s a shortage of new scooters and commuters. Here we give a more detailed look at our Top 5 New Scooters and Commuters for 2020 to find out…
Best Of 6 months ago

Top 5 first bikes for £5K

Just because you’re operating on a budget when you’re starting out on two wheels doesn’t mean that you can’t afford something that’s sporty, stylish or versatile. Check out our picks here...
BMW R18-2 Best Of 6 months ago

Top 5 ‘future’ and concept bikes coming soon

While the annual EICMA Show in Milan has showcased plenty of exciting new bikes for 2020, including Honda’s all-new Fireblade and Kawasaki’s supercharged Z H2 it’s also given us the first look at some of the amazing bikes we can expect in years to come.
Honda CBR1000RR SP Fireblade Best Of 6 months ago

Top 5 new bikes for 2020

It’s showtime! The time of year when, first at EICMA in Milan and later in November at Motorcycle Live! at the NEC in the UK when all the new bikes for 2020 are revealed – and on the basis of what’s been shown so far next year is shaping up to be better than ever! Read all about the new launches here..
Best Of 7 months ago

Top 5 adventure bikes for under £4000

What exactly can you get for your £4000 budget, what should you look out for, what are they capable of and which are the best? Our experts make their pick…
Best Of 7 months ago

Top 5 most anticipated new 2020 bikes

What exactly do we know so far about the cream of the 2020 crop and what can we look forward to see in the flesh in the UK for the first time at Motorcycle Live in November? Our latest round-up will hopefully supply most of the answers…
BMW R1250RS Best Of 7 months ago

Top 5 sports tourers

Over the last decade or so the motorcycling category of ‘sports-tourers’ had become somehow unfashionable. But what exactly do each of these new sports-tourers offer? What kind of experience do they deliver? And what do you get for your money? Hopefully our round up of these latest and greatest five will help you decide…
2002 Aprilia RSV Mille Best Of 8 months ago

Top 5 sports bikes for under £3,000

Just because you're restricted to a budget of, say, £3,000, doesn’t mean an exciting, high performance or even exotic sports bike is out of reach.
Top 5 new café racers Best Of 1 year 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.
Best Of 1 year 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.
Auto Trader Bikes guide to café racer gear Best Of 1 year ago

Our guide to café racer gear

With the rise in popularity of retro-styled motorcycles, whether that be ‘old school’ café racers with their sporty riding positions, ‘ace’ cars and number boards, or scramblers, which hark back to the dirt bikes of the 1960s and ‘70s, there’s also been a big rise in the amount of retro-styled motorcycling gear to go with it.
Top 5 Alternative 3 Wheel Motorcycles Best Of 1 year ago

Top 5 Alternative 3 Wheel Motorbikes

If the continuing popularity of Piaggio’s MP3 three-wheel scooter family and the recent introduction of Yamaha’s radical, Tracer 900-based Nikken, leaning three-wheeler motorcycle (see our reviews here) proves anything it’s that there’s a growing interest in three-wheeled scooters and motorcycles.
Top 5 sports bikes for under £5K: Yamaha YZF-R125 Best Of 1 year ago

Top 5 sports bikes for under £5K

It’s long been a commonly held opinion in motorcycling that sports bikes are on the decline – but don’t believe it! Here are our top 5 sports bikes for under £5k..
Top 7 must buys for under £1000 when buying a bike Best Of 1 year ago

Top 7 must buys for under £1000 when buying a bike

There’s more to starting out in motorcycling than getting your correct licence and a road legal bike. There’s motorcycle kit or riding gear for a start. Not only is a CE-approved crash helmet a legal requirement it’s obviously vital for safety and protection, too
Best Of 1 year ago

Top 5 middleweight adventure bikes for 2019

There’s no getting away from the continuing popularity of ‘adventure’ bikes: large, usually 1000cc+, enduro-styled all-rounders that can, quite literally, do it all. Here’s our top 5 middleweight adventure bikes for 2019..