20/20 Hindsight

Snag’s Bargains: MV Agusta F4 750S 1999-2003

Here's one for those looking for a bit of real exotica without having to mortgage the house. Yes, the MV Agusta F4 750S brings Italian prestige and class to the hot in-line four-cylinder category...

Snag’s Bargains: Honda CBR250R 2011-2013

The cheap and cheerful Honda CBR250R from 2011-2013 makes for a great entry into motorcycling thanks to its friendly ergos and reliable mechanicals.  We reckon the 250cc marketplace will blossom in years to come. We...

Yamaha XJR: How to land a big bore bargain

Comfortable, cool-looking, tough and big. There’s a lot to like about the Yamaha XJR range. Yamaha’s XJR1200 first saw the light of day in 1996, launched into a global marketplace that had made it clear...

Suzuki Bandit: The best bang for buck buy on the planet?

Suzuki's Bandit GSF 1200 and 1250 was fast, wild and incredibly good value. And, we reckon, still is! Suzuki’s timing with the release of the first GSF1200 (T) way back in 1996 couldn’t have been...

Why the Honda CB1100 comeback failed: Showroom flops

The Honda CB1100 had heritage to burn. So why did it fail miserably when they tried to bring it back in 2010? The CB1100 can trace its family tree right back to the CB92 of...

Japanese sportsbike heroes of 2010: Part two

Pure sports bikes. Built with one aim in mind – speed and performance. Here, in part two, Greg looks at a couple more of the big players from a decade ago. For newcomers, let’s recap...

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