14 November 2013
If you ever find yourself in Munich, you really should visit the BMW museum. The new nineT was launched there, and I was lucky enough to spend a couple of hours wandering around, taking in the stunning bikes from the past 90 years. In the picture, I’m stood in front of an R32 – the first bike the Bavarian company ever produced.
17 October 2013.
Clinging to the bright red tank of Enfield’s lovely new Continental GT cafe racer (see p16), blatting through London – not a bad way to round off your first week in a new job. Hello. I’m John. As you’ll find out over the coming months, I get pretty excited about most things, but more than anything I get very excited about bikes.
17 May 2013.
The last 500 to be launched by Honda this year is the adventure-styled CB500X. This 471cc, parallel twin machine has some useful additions and tweaks from its two siblings – the CB500F and CBR500R – to make it into a viable mini touring proposition. And all for under £5000 – check it out on page 10.
19 April 2013.
Aprilia has finally launched its answer to the competitive adventure bike class, the new Caponord 1200. It may be late to the party, but it is genuinely impressive and cheaper than a lot of its rivals. Find out why on page 10.
19 October 2012.
Quite possibly is the answer. The new all-rounder from Ducati is seriously good, and has semi-active suspension, something we will see a lot more bikes featuring next year - find out why on page 10.
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