Two and a half years ago, Bikerglory predicted the return of forced induction on production motorcycles. It was a no brainer: better fuel economy, less weight, more power – meaning a 500cc machine (for example) could do everything a litre bike can do – but better. We got the supercharger bit right. But we got the capacity wrong……
Sometime Brit bike journo (TWO, MCN etc) has been taken hostage by Islamic State. Sonic worked in the industry in it the last glory days of print – before it all got so serious and predictable. He then grew up and became a respected war correspondent. At times like this all of us will be … Read more
We’ve followed the development of the new Ariel motorcycle closely, not least because the factory is a pleasant short ride over the hills from Bg HQ in West Dorset – plus Ariel retain their enthusiasm for talking about engineering ideas and solutions, and don’t go in for filtered corporate speak. Watch this space for the first test ride.
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.
- 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
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