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Harley-Davidson Freewheeler Best Of 4 months 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 4 months 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.
5 Bikes staring in upcoming films Best Of 5 months ago

5 Bikes starring in upcoming films

Triumph, Kawasaki, BMW and more to feature in raft of imminent blockbusters. Find about these starts of silver screen here.
Best Of 5 months ago

10 Best automatic bikes for 2021

Automatic motorcycles may still be rare but, thanks largely to Honda, they’re now more common than you might think. Here’s our pick of the current best…
Best Of 5 months 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 6 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!
News 6 months ago

Flood of new Hondas for 2021

New CB125R, NC750X, Forza 750, CB650R and many more unveiled in advance of imminent Euro5 regulations.
News 6 months ago

Coming soon: new Yamaha MT-07

Big changes for 2021 look set to make award-winning, best-selling twin cylinder roadster better than ever.
Feature 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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.
Feature 7 months ago

Can you help injured veretarn hero Simon Weston’s dream to ride come true?

Falklands veteran Simon Weston hopes to realise a lifetime’s ambition to ride a motorcycle. Simon has a CBE and is well known for his charity work and recovery from severe burn injuries during the Falklands War. His dream could become a reality, thanks to a campaign launched by record-breaking rider Norman Hyde.
Best Of 7 months ago

5 Best bikes under £1000

If you’ve got a budget of around £1000 and are in the market for a dependable used bike, whether that’s merely a first 50cc 16-er moped or the aforementioned big all-rounder, we can help you with your choice. Here’s Auto Trader’s current pick of the best used bikes you can buy, across these categories and more, for under £1000.
News 7 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!
Advice 8 months ago

How is bike insurance calculated?

One of the biggest headaches for motorbike owners is trying to find a good deal on their insurance. Thanks to the internet, the options are seemingly endless and it can be hard to know if you're getting a good price. Knowing what insurers are looking for will allow you to maximise your chances of getting a good deal, so let's take a closer look at some of the main factors.
Advice 8 months ago

Why heated gloves are great while riding your motorbike

If you have a motorbike, one thing you need to make sure you do is choose the right gear so that you are protected while on the roads. One thing you definitely need is a pair of gloves. But don’t opt for any old pair; you need heated gloves...