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From Aprilia to Zero, we work with some of the best motorcycle journalists in the business to bring you full and impartial reviews of all the latest bikes on the market today, as well as some of the most popular models on the second hand market.

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AJS YX R 125 2007

As 125 trailies go, the AJS YX-R 125 does look fairly similar to those ’jack in a box’ trailbike bargains which can be found on the internet. But a close look reveals this bike to be built to a significantly higher spec than the average 125 trailie from...

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Ducati 998

Ducati’s 916 series has grown in size and stature as the years have paled away. World and domestic Superbike titles have been, come and gone during the past eight years of the Tamburini design, but the champagne hasn’t gone flat on the potent Ducati. For...

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Ducati M900 Monster

In the early 1990’s Ducati were in a spot of bother and decided they needed a bike that didn’t look like a race replica. Their designer Galluzzi came up with the Monster retro, which was originally expected to sell maybe 1,000 units a year. It was an...

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Aprilia Atlantic 500 Scooter

Scooter sales in the UK have been on the up for some time. Which should be no suprise considering their winning formula of traffic busting agility, comfort, economy and practicality. Times are changing, and a new breed of super-scoot is hitting the...

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Aprilla The Scarabeo 125

Here’s a riddle for you; what do you get when you cross a scooter with a small commuter motorcycle ? Answer, the Aprilia Scarabeo 125. The world of scooters is amazingly diverse these days and as you might expect from an Italian company, the design limits...

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Bimota SB6

The Suzuki GSXR 1100 engine was one of the classic hooligan powerplants of the early 1990’s, but it took an Italian Company called Bimota to realise its true potential as the scourge of all suburban neighbourhoods. With 160mph performance, a short,...

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Yamaha Bulldog

Ask 100 bikers what they’re after in their machine and the answer for half of them would probably be similar; a bike that offers some fun at the weekends, comfort and looks a bit different. The Yamaha Bulldog fits the bill and offers an alternative to...

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Ducati 1098 Superbike 2007

Ducati’s 1098 Superbike is one of the most successful new sportbikes of 2007, loved and admired by thousands of bikers across the UK and already proving to be one of the best selling non-Japanese sports machines. But is the new 1098 really worth the hefty...

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Ducati 748

Great things come in small packages they say and the Ducati 748 proves that point, whether in Biposto, S or R versions. A baby brother to the 916/996 series, the bike shares the same beautiful bodywork, trellis frame and top notch suspension as the big...

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Ducati 748SP

  Several hours after handing the keys of the 748SP back to its owner, the adrenalin has not yet subsided. My head aches fit to split, the result of too much sun and the day-long roar from wind and high-level carbon cans (Next time I’ll wear earplugs…)....

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Ducati 749S

Some motorcycles look like racebikes, but accelerate like armchairs. Others can go fast, but lack finesse when it comes to the twisty stuff. But the Ducati 749 is a different animal. This is a machine designed to accomplish one sequence perfectly; brake,...

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Buell Firebolt XB9R

Those who say modern motorbikes are all the same, should take a look at the new Buell… Those who say modern motorbikes are all the same, should take a look at the new Buell Firebolt; fuel in the frame, engine oil inside the swingarm, plus a rim-mounted...

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