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bmw, f850gs, motorbike review, motorcycle reviews -

Since the announcement of the new BMW f 750 gs and f 850 gs BMW adventure motorcycles, there’s been a lot of anticipation around the latest models. To replace the faithful workhorses that were the f700 and f800, they are big shoes to fill. This review takes a close look at the road-oriented BMW f 750 GS. The world of adventure bikes has exploded in the last few years and the company that pretty much started the segment wants to remain top-dog. The f700-800 series was always an essential line for BMW, making up a considerable chunk of sales, and...

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cb1000r, honda, motorbike review, motorcycle reviews -

I recently had a quick ride on the 2018 Honda CB1000r, so just a few initial impressions. Reading the news release and seeing the pics, even though I'm not a big Honda fan - I was intrigued. This thing looked impressive. I had to see it in the flesh, and I wasn't disappointed. This bike looks fantastic and is adorned with a stack of great details and high-quality materials. The Honda CB1000r is by far the most impressive Honda I've seen in the showroom for years. I'm in the process of expanding on this, so just a few key points and...

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2017, fxdl, Harley Davidson, low rider, motorbike review, motorcycle reviews -

The story of how I went looking for an 883 sporter and ended up riding into the sunset on a Harley Low Rider. Me and my bro-in-law collecting the low rider. He looks happier than I do. Coming across the Harley Low Rider was a coincidence. I've owned a Harley Sportster 883 Iron before, which I sold in frustration but consequently ended up missing it badly. In my nostalgia, I found myself at the local Harley dealer with the intent of getting back the old 883 in some form. There are some new glossy versions, flaked and even the old matt-black that I...

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bmw, motorbike review, motorcycle reviews, R1100s -

So how did I come to buying an old BMW r1100s from a k1300r? A 2002 BMW r1100s - how? I had a pretty lousy finance deal on the k1300r, so I decided to sell up and pay it out. Not to mention the k1300 is a magnet for the boys in blue and only fun when breaking the speed limit by an extra 3 digits. In test riding boxer-powered Beemers I've discovered they are as much fun to cruise on, as they are at going fast. Inline 4s are fantastic on-song but sounds and feel mundane otherwise. While waiting for a...

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Harley Davidson, Iron 883, motorbike review, Sportster -

This review is still relevant, while the Iron 883 came out in 2010 - the Sportster hasn't changed much since 2007. Significant changes were 2004: Rubber-mounted engine, 2007 all Sportster Harley models went to electronic fuel injection. Unless you like vibration or mucking about with carbies - you want both of these upgrades. The day had come where looking at the pictures of the Sportster Harley Iron 883 were traded for the real thing.  How did I come across the Iron 883? I have liked the Sportster for many years now, and not because it is the cheapest Harley -...

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