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    Yet again I had to admit my negative judgement wasn’t just premature, but inappropriate too. After assessing bikes for not far short of a couple

  • May 2017 – Issue 355

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  • Quick Spins – 1996 Triumph Speed Triple

    All was set and sorted. But then, after some overnight contemplation, Speed Triple owner Stuart Wallace developed cold feet and things went disappointingly Pete Tong.

  • Retro reboot – Yamaha RD350LC

    Before the all-conquering 1983 RD350YPVS there was this the liquid-cooled version of Yamaha’s popular RD400. Yamaha called it the RDLC — Race Developed, Liquid Cooled,

  • Retro reboot – Honda CX750 Turbo

    During the acronym-laden early Eighties each of the big four entered into the turbo race, viewed by many as a thinly-veiled willy-waving competition. While none

  • Retro reboot – Suzuki Hayabusa

    Updated just twice during its 16-year lifetime, we’re not sure we can wait for the next Hayabusa so we conjured up our own. 1998 was

  • Retro reboot – Kawasaki ZZ-R800

    With a production run of 17 years, the much-loved ZZ-R600 was a fantastic middleweight sports tourer and remains a cheap buy today. We wonder what