Tag: Spannerman

Spannerman’s Shed: Yamaha XT500

Some bikes just get at you the first time you see them, and you become a shot dog – the rest of your life is devoted to acquiring one. For my sins, I’ve always...

Spannerman sends us a letter from America

Dear denizens of INFO MOTO, So. What happened was I foolishly signed a contract with an international publisher to write a book on 20 great rides in the world. It seemed like a good idea...

Spannerman: The future looks bleak for the motorcycle mechanic in you

Those of us who tinker with our bikes have had to adapt to ever-advancing technology. Spannerman charts the long and winding road and predicts a dystopian future. Privacy is dead. INFO MOTO’s research tells us...

Triumph Tiger 1200: Spanner in a religious country on “a bike made in heaven”

Jealous of Snag on his ‘round Australia lap? Me? He’s the boss at INFO MOTO so he gets to call the shots. Second prize isn’t too bad, though. I find myself writing this from...

I’ve owned this Honda Stepthru for nearly 50 years – why the hell isn’t it fixed yet?

I know what you’re thinking: Spannerman dwells with the gods and can ride whatever he goddamn pleases so why would he cast his gaze on a lowly Honda C50 Stepthru? Well, friends, I wasn’t...

Spannerman and Falloon to judge Motorclassica 2022

After a two year gap courtesy of the pandemic, INFO MOTO’s Ian Falloon and Spannerman will be frocking up again to judge the best of the best at the 2022 Australian International Concours d’Elegance...

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