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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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Drysdale V8

Shoehorning a V8 sized motor inside what is basically a tricked up bicycle frame, has long been a dream of many motorcycle engineers. Perhaps Guilo Carcano came closest to making something verging on genius with his fabulous Moto Guzzi V8 racer of 1955....

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Honda Deauville 650 2003

Honda’s Deauville 650 tourer has been around for a few years now and keeps on winning new fans on the quiet. It isn’t the most exciting bike on the planet, but it does the business. Alastair Walker took a 2800 mile trip across Eastern Europe to see how...

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Bakker Barracuda

If you’ve never heard of Dutchman Nico Bakker, then take a glimpse at some of this man’s handiwork… Over the last two decades the Bakker specials have taken several manufacturers motorcycles into another dimension, in terms of speed, handling and styling....

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Harley Davidson Metisse

Where does it all end when it comes to tuning or customising the Harley? From XR75 Storz flat-trackers, through Ness or Battistini Lowriders, to outrageous Fritz Egli turbo charged monsters, the Hog has attracted the world’s best (and occasionally the...

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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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