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Arai Quantic helmet Best Of 2 days ago

5 of the best motorcycle helmets

A helmet is not just the only type of protection a motorcyclist is legally compelled to have it’s one of the most bewildering to buy, especially for newcomers.
Honda CRF250/300 Best Of 6 days ago

5 Best ‘off-road’ adventure bikes

With so-called ‘adventure bikes’ remaining hugely popular (BMW’s class-defining R1250GS is still the UK’s best-selling bike) new motorcycle buyers have an added headache – with so many to choose from which is the best?
Harley-Davidson Freewheeler Best Of 1 week ago

5 Best three-wheeled motorcycles

Motorcycles, by their very definition – ‘motorized bicycles’ – may mostly conjure images of two-wheelers, but three-wheelers have their place, too, and recent advances in technology and design have resulted in more and more varied types than ever.
Best Of 3 weeks ago

5 best bikes under £10,000

When you’ve £10,000 to spend on a bike you’d be forgiven for thinking the world’s your oyster – and it’s certainly true that kind of budget gives you the option of not only a whole raft of classy used bikes including BMWs and Ducatis but also a big variety of quality brand new ones as well.
Best Of 1 month ago

Top 5 bikes for customising

Looking for a bike to customize? To help you choose, here is our pick of five of the current best, across a variety of styles, manufacturers and budgets!
BMW R18 (2020 - ) review Review 2 months ago

BMW R18 (2020 - ) review

BMW’s first Harley-rivalling cruiser for over 15 years has been a long time coming but was worth the wait. Dominated by a massive, all-new, 1800cc air-cooled boxer motor and with retro styling inspired by the German firm’s original R32 of 1923, the R 18 is classy and cultured – but not cheap!
Feature 2 months ago

New bikes for 2021!

A whole raft of new motorcycles have already been confirmed and unveiled for next year, with more still to come. Here’s our pick of the best so far...
Review 2 months ago

Triumph Rocket III (2020 - ) review

Triumph has revived its monster Rocket 3 with an all-new, leaner, meaner and far more sophisticated 2500cc version. With 165bhp, a massive 163ftlbs yet a slick chassis it’s a hot rod that handles.
Review 2 months ago

Ducati Scrambler 1100 Sport PRO (2020 - ) review

Ducati’s larger retro roadster Scrambler duo get updated with new style while the top-spec ‘PRO’, with Ohlins suspension and café racer attitude, is a true Triumph Thruxton alternative
Best Of 2 months ago

5 reasons to sign up for Motorcycle Live

Motorcycle Live, the UK’s biggest annual bike show, is online for 2020 for reasons we probably don’t need to explain. But there’s no need to miss your annual bike fix, read on to find out 5 reasons to sign up for Motorcycle Live this year.
Top 5 bikes under £5000 Best Of 2 months ago

5 Best bikes under £5000

Whatever type of A2-licence compliant bike you’re after (we’re not dealing with used A1 licence 125s here, £5K will get you almost any of them new), we can point you in the right direction. Here’s our pick of the current best used bikes for £5K.
News 3 months ago

All-new Triumph Trident nearly ready!

As these pictures prove, Britain’s biggest motorcycle manufacturer, Triumph, is on the verge of launching an all-new, novice-friendly roadster, in the style of Yamaha’s hugely popular MT-07 but powered by the Hinckley firm’s characteristic three-cylinder engine.
News 4 months ago

Motorcycle Live goes online!

The UK’s biggest annual bike show, Motorcycle Live, usually held in November at the NEC in Birmingham, may this year have been cancelled because of coronavirus but organisers have now announced plans for the next best thing – an online, ‘virtual’ version!
Feature 4 months ago

Five reasons to commute by motorbike

Not sure about the benefits of commuting by bike? Here our Editorial Director Erin Baker discusses 5 of the reasons she thinks a bike is a great commuting option...
MW RnineT Best Of 4 months ago

Top 5 Bikes under £7500

If you’re in the market for a new, ‘used’ bike, a budget of £7500 opens up a huge range of enticing possibilities with virtually every type of bike – but not quite all – within financial reach. Here we have a look at the top 5 bikes in this price bracket.
How to get on your bike in 5 steps with CBT Advice 5 months ago

How to get on your bike in 5 steps with CBT

Longing to get on a bike and ride into the sunset? Here we tell you how to go from novice to the owner of your very own compulsory basic training (CBT) certificate.
Yamaha R1 Super Sports (2020 - ) review Review 5 months ago

Yamaha R1 Super Sports (2020 - ) review

When the Yamaha R1 came out it was a pretty big deal, mainly because of its absurd amount of power. 150 BHP on a bike was rare then, that amount of power would’ve been impressive on a car. Here, Rory Reid takes the 2020 Yamaha R1 for a ride, will it still be as powerful now it is Euro 5 compliant?
Review 5 months ago

Yamaha Tenere 700 Adventure (2019 - ) review

Yamaha’s new Ténéré 700 is an inspired blend of effective, twin-cylinder MT-07 power in a mid-size adventure bike chassis. The result is versatile, unintimidating, genuinely able off road and, above all, affordable.
Top 5 2020 scooters for commuting Best Of 6 months ago

Top 5 2020 scooters for commuting

Whatever your experience, budget or needs, there’ll be a brilliant commuter scooter that’s perfect for you – and they’re all far, far better than taking the bus! Find 5 great scooters for commuting here…

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