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The day my Norton Commando tried to kill me

Snag finds that motorcycles operate much better with a wheel at each end following a big moment aboard his Norton Commando. Let’s stop all the bulltwang right here – the plain fact is that 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...

Robbie Phillis, Katanas, and the real race heroes

The people that thrilled us are still here. And, still as fabulous. Australia has a wonderful record of motorcycle racing. We may well never see the like of it again. You see, there’s an entire...

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...

Triumph Rocket 3 GT review: All torque or all talk?

With 2458cc at the ready, the all-new Rocket 3 GT could well be the most brutal gentlemen’s express ever. It’s brash, built like money is no object and boasts torque figures that redefine the...

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...

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