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How hard can it be to pass the bike test after 22 years?

I took my motorcycle test in 1989, and failed. I don’t remember much about it, except that I wasn’t confident. Days earlier my training school had told me I was terrible. I blame their standard of tuition. At the start of lesson one, an instructor had blipped my throttle, not realising it was a twist-and-go, and gone sprawling across the car park with my bike on its side.


New Planets, new Worlds!

DUCATI’S new cruiser, the XDiavel S, has won the ‘Red Dot Award 2016: Best of the Best’ award for its style and design. The XDiavel S takes the award in the product design category, which basically means that it’s the best of the best when it comes to product design.

Event – Look for the Pilot

At Sturgis 2014 Indian Motorcycle unveiled their latest creation an all-new 2015 Indian Scout Motorcycle. This motorcycle is a reincarnation of the legendary Indian Scout, though it doesn’t look the same as Charles B. Franklins 1920 Indian Scout. The innovative new 2015 Indian Scout has vintage spirit with modern aesthetics.

Star Marine Video-Preview

As a sneak peek to its model year 2015 lineup, Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announces its full family of stunning new Indian Motorcycle models for 2015. Sturgis Motorcycle Rally attendees are invited to experience these awe-inspiring new bikes at the company’s exhibit at 3rd & Lazelle St., or to take a demo ride […]

First ride: Triumph Thruxton R review

IT’s funny how riding a bike can change your mood and mind-set. The machine that just did it for me is the new Triumph Thruxton R. Journalists rode it after a morning on the new T120 Bonneville. That’s a very likeable bike, which you can read more about in my full review of it, but it took an instant on the Thruxton R to know this was something very different.