Published by Nick on March 31st, 2014 - in DESIGN, FEATURES

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The lightweight sector – broadly speaking bikes up to 400cc – is undergoing something of an epiphany at the moment: great news for corner speed junkies and newcomers alike. We look at the reasons behind the resurrection and talk to someone who specialises in importing skinny rubber…… (more…)


Published by Nick on March 31st, 2014 - in DESIGN, IMAGERY

The rough with the smooth…. some of the erm models which caught Bg’s eye while preparing the piece on the burgeoning imports scene. Enjoy… (more…)

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Published by Nick on March 18th, 2014 - in NEWS

The weekend of the 15th / 16th of March brought warm sunshine and clear skies to large parts of the UK. Consequently plenty of bikes appeared making their seasonal debut – and with sad inevitability accidents and fatalities involving motorcycles skyrocketed, a fair proportion involving no other vehicle. (more…)


Published by Nick on March 14th, 2014 - in NEWS

Ariel the Modern Motorcycle



Published by Nick on January 12th, 2014 - in CLASSIFIEDS, ONGOING

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Bikerglory 2014: part one…..

Published by Nick on December 19th, 2013 - in COMING UP
  • ARIEL – development hell or ready to rock? The latest on the Atom’s 2 wheel bro…
  • IMPORTS – new EU licencing regs, favourable exchange rates and the lightweight renaissance have revived interest in this mysterious sector of the market. Our guide to what, where and how much….
  • DESIGN – the first part in our new series on design features KTM, the first respondents to our design questionnaire

This lot and (more…)

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Published by Nick on November 27th, 2013 - in REVIEWS

DAVIDA, SHOCK FACTORY, POWERHOUSE:  a round up of various items we’ve put to the test this year… (more…)

DORNA – safe in their hands?

Published by Nick on November 11th, 2013 - in FEATURES

With the crowning of MotoGP’s youngest ever world champion, the restructuring of regulations for 2014, and WSBKs sharing GP’s organisational umbrella, it seems prescient to take a look at Dorna – sole rights holders to motorcycling’s two most prestigious race series. (more…)

The Bg Album: your cut…

Published by Nick on November 11th, 2013 - in IMAGERY


Slumming barge style: a GS on the cheap….

Published by Nick on September 19th, 2013 - in REVIEWS