Yearly Archives: 2005

Royal Enfield Bullet Classic Diesel Review

Saturday, 30th April, 2005

From golf course green to motorcycle Do you fancy a motorcycle that can achieve in excess of 150 MPG? Then you need to speak to Trevor Williams. Trevor’s diesel powered Royal Enfield Bullet Classic Trevor has been involved with small diesel engines in the golf industry all his working life. In particular Trevor has worked Read the full article…

Healthy Bikers

Saturday, 30th April, 2005

Research shows that bikers are healthier! New research has found that bikers are a lot healthier than the average person, with only a minority thinking about lighting up a cigarette when they take off their crash helmet. Insurance intermediary ChoiceQuote gathered the data from over 60,000 motorcyclists over the last three years and it shows Read the full article…

Kawasaki Versys Review

Saturday, 30th April, 2005

Versatile or not? When you first set eyes upon Kawasaki’s new middleweight contender you can’t help but be amazed by its quirky styling. A distinctive mushroom shaped headlight and side lights set-up, give the bike a unique front end appearance. The quirkiness is continued with petal disks and unusual swing arm styling, with a large Read the full article…

Suzuki DL1000 Review

Saturday, 30th April, 2005

Suzuki DL1000 V-Strom Touring – A wolf in granny’s clothing? The V-Strom was launched late in 2001, to a UK market fixated with sports bikes; whilst our European biking neighbours have long favoured supermotos, enduros and big trailie bikes. The Suzuki DL100 V-Strom Touring Since then increasing speed enforcement measures and a successful TV series Read the full article…

BMW R1200RT Review

Saturday, 30th April, 2005

Not your average tourer?   You know a bike is going to be a cut above the rest when it wins the prestigious RiDE POWER Survey. In 2006 RiDE readers voted the BMW R1200 RT their number one motorcycle. The BMW R1200 RT So when I got the opportunity to test a R1200 RT, I Read the full article…

Triumph Tiger 1050 Reviewed

Saturday, 30th April, 2005

Baptism of the new 2007 Triumph Tiger 1050 Traditionally when a new child arrives, a baptism with water is called for and Triumph has now given birth to the all new Triumph Tiger. In late November we tested the new arrival and right on cue, the great British weather duly obliged with a week of Read the full article…

BMW F800 Review

Saturday, 30th April, 2005

A BMW for the masses?   For the first time in BMW’s history they’ve launched a motorcycle with a parallel-twin engine, the new F800. With an all new 788cc engine with four-valve technology designed by BMW Motorrad in conjunction with Austrian engine manufacturer Bombaridier-Rotax Gmbh. The F800 ST visits the Hell Fire Caves at West Read the full article…