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Road test: Kawasaki W800 Street and Café

Insidebikes’ road tester Adam ‘Chad’ Child travelled to Japan to test Kawasaki’s new heritage range, which can trace its routes back to the W1 650 of 1965. But does it sound and ride as good as it looks? The now obsolete ‘old’ W800 was in desperate need...

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Riding the KTM 790 Adventure R off road

On paper, KTM’s eagerly anticipated 790 Adventure R could be the bike of 2019. The Austrian brand is talking up the R version of its new adventure tourer as a machine that’s got genuine off-road ability, to go with the Dakar inspired looks. But does it...

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Top five… scrambler style motorcycles

Old school, off-road styled retro bikes are all the rage these days. Known as ‘scramblers’ these 1960’s dirt bike inspired motorbikes are big business in 2019. Early scramblers were basically modified roadsters, adapted to be ridden off road, and Triumph...

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Road test: Ducati Multistrada 950S

Think of a mid-size adventure touring motorcycle and the Ducati Multistrada 950 probably isn’t the first bike to spring to mind. The success of its bigger capacity, higher-specced sibling always gave the 950 the image of being a lesser machine in most...

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Top five… three wheeled motorcycles

When is a motorcycle not a motorcycle? When it’s a trike, of course! Having an extra wheel on your motorbike is rare, but nothing new. Over the years, manufacturers have been adding and taking away wheels from their cars and bikes for various reasons...

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Lexmoto set to go big in 2019 with sub-400cc sports bike

Budget bike brand Lexmoto looks set to add to the growing number of sub-400cc sportsbikes currently on sale, after confirming that it is testing a new 380cc, two-cylinder, version of its existing LXR model. The Devon-based company, which imports Chinese...

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Top five… practical sportsbikes (for everyday use)

In a world where motorcycles are increasingly categorised and designed for very specific purposes, there are very few true all-rounders on sale these days. Of course, many will swear that big GS-style adventure bikes are the only bike you’ll need, while...

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Lexmoto gives 16-year-olds plenty to Aspire to with new 50

British company Lexmoto, distributors of small capacity scooters and motorcycles built in China but developed especially for the UK market, has introduced a new geared moped at last week’s Motorcycle Live event.   Called the Aspire, the new bike is a...

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Top five… 125cc sportsbikes for 2019

Sports 125s have always been objects of desire for young riders. Fully faired sportsbikes that look like they’ve come straight off the race track, but which can be ridden by novices on L plates, regularly appear at the top of the UK sales charts. With a...

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Video Review: Honda CB125R

Earlier this month, Honda invited us to Portuguese capital Lisbon to sample the new-for-2018 CB125R. We rode the 13bhp learner bike in all conditions and you can see the complete specifications and read our full road test here or check out our exclusive...

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What Made The Honda Super Cub So Successful?

The best motorcycles are characterised by their speed, reliability and appearance. Few machines have enjoyed as much success as the Honda Super Cub. It’s been estimated that over 87 million models have been sold, making it the most produced motor vehicle...

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Understanding The Elegance Of The Royal Enfield Bullet

There have been a number of successful British motorbikes over the years, but few have the longevity of the Royal Enfield Bullet. The model has had the longest production run of any motorcycle, having been continually made since 1931. This versatile...

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