The latest bike reviews and advice from our team

News 2 years ago

2018 Isle of Man TT Preview

Late May means only one thing in motorcycle sport – the Isle of Man TT, one of the world’s biggest, most dramatic and most exciting bikesport events, is back!
Review 2 years ago

Suzuki SV650 Naked (2018 - ) 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.
News 2 years ago

Classic records tumble at Stafford

A total of SEVEN world record prices were broken at the classic bike auction at the International Classic Motorcycle Show at Stafford at the weekend.
Best Of 2 years ago

Top 5 quads/ATVs

Quad bikes may usually only be legal off-road - although there are some exceptions to this - but they remain hugely popular leisure and utility vehicles thanks to their go-anywhere, rugged style, four-wheeled stability and security yet motorcycle-style riding position and fun appeal.
Best Of 2 years ago

Top 5 'Maxi' scooters

Maxi' or 'super' scooters, as they're sometimes called, are an increasingly popular modern phenomena - larger engined, luxury scooters that, while still easy (ish) around town and with all the practicality (if not more) of traditional scooters (being easy to ride around town, relatively clean and with plenty of luggage space) also have the virtue of being capable of motorway speeds for longer distance commuting.
Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX Review 2 years 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 2 years 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.
Best Of 2 years ago

Top 5 factory 'custom' motorcycles

There was a time when factory ‘custom’ bikes meant a choice of over-priced, impractical Harleys, unconvincing Japanese copies or… not a lot else. But not any more.
PCX Electric Charge News 2 years ago

Honda unviels electric and hybrid versions of best-selling PCX scooter

While it’s true that the utopian dream of electric-powered scooters and motorcycles is still some way off, despite repeated efforts by various manufacturers and the glamour of the likes of the TT Zero race, there are signs that a watershed moment might be approaching – from no less than Honda themselves.
Ducati Monster 1200 Review 2 years 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.
Advice 2 years ago

Motorcycle terminology explained

Interested into getting on the road on two wheels but confused and alienated by all the jargon? Unsure as to what a ‘belly pan’ or ‘tail tidy’ is, and what you do with them? Baffled as to whether you need a ‘Sissy bar’ or a ‘Hugger’? Well, worry no more.
Review 2 years 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.
Best Of 2 years ago

Top 5 50cc Scooters

16 and looking for your first scooter? Read our guide on the best 50cc machines available for sale today.
Best Of 2 years ago

Top 5 factory café racers for 2018

If the recent bike shows in Birmingham and Milan are anything to go by, not to mention the burgeoning interest in the custom scene and growing popularity of venues such as The Bike Shed in London, one type of motorcycle is now more popular than ever – the café racer.
Advice 2 years ago

How to ride safely in the winter

It might be cold, wet or even icy, but motorcycling in winter can still be fun and effective if you follow a few golden rules.
Review 2 years ago

KTM 1290 Super Duke R Naked (2013 - ) 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 2 years ago

Triumph Speed Triple 1050 Naked (2015 - ) 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.