Darren Hendley

  • Hairy Bikers star Dave Myers dies aged 66

    Hairy Bikers star Dave Myers dies aged 66

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    TV chef Dave Myers, best known as one half of the Hairy Bikers, has died at the age of 66, according to a statement from his co-star Si King on social media. He found fame alongside King, his friend of 30 years, as part of the motorcycle-riding cooking duo. He reached new fans in 2013…

  • Are you on the Isle of Man right now (or at least 31st May and 1st June)?

    Are you on the Isle of Man right now (or at least 31st May and 1st June)?

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    If you are on the Isle of Man right now for practice and qualifying keep an eye out on Tuesday 31st May and Wednesday 1st June as Michael Rutter conducts a very special road test for Fast Bikes Magazine. This unique test is scheduled for the final lap of Tuesday and Wednesday night Michael Rutter…

  • When Maja met… Katie

    When Maja met… Katie

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    Katie Hand, 16, made sporting history when she became the first female rider to claim Thundersport GB’s coveted Superteens championship. She spoke to Maja about how she started racing and what her plans are for the future. WORDS: Maja Kenney, PHOTOGRAPHY: Courtesy of Katie Hand Katie grew up attending race meetings with her dad and…

  • USED BIKE RIDE: Moto Guzzi V7 III Special

    USED BIKE RIDE: Moto Guzzi V7 III Special

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    Moto Guzzi has been making motorcycles from their Mandello del Lario factory since 1921.  The V7 Special is a nod to Guzzi’s long history,  launched in 2012, with annual updates leading to the Model III, the one that we rode.  The bike we rode was fitted with Mistral Exhausts. Give me some spec A 748cc,…

  • Quick spin electric special – the commuter solution

    Quick spin electric special – the commuter solution

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    By Bob Pickett. Previously, we reviewed the Zero SR/F.  The results were impressive, but as always the up-front cost was an issue for many. What if the difference in price was minimal?  According to research by eBike vendor Urban eBikes, in 2016 the average journey was just 17 miles, suggesting the kind of commuter run…

  • Quick Spin: 2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan

    Quick Spin: 2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan

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    The Himalayan precedes the Interceptor and Continental models by a few years (in original Indian spec, a year earlier for the UK spec, Euro4 model).  What it is, is a clever positioning; an adventure bike not 10 foot tall or weighing tonnes.  Smaller, lighter, lower, it fits with Enfield’s target of the “middle market” between…

  • Bell Cruiser Eliminator

    Bell Cruiser Eliminator

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    When you consider that 60 years of evolution has gone into the creation of a stripped down helmet, we are talking about a legendary reputation when it comes to head protection. The 2020 Eliminator sits right up there with its light weight, fibreglass composite shell construction, anti-bacterial liner, contoured cheek pads, plus provision for an…

  • Adventure helmets – head to head

    Adventure helmets – head to head

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    Helmets with adventure peaks are as popular as bikes with adventure beaks. We tested two top-end options to see what they’re like. AGV AX9, Price: £399, Sizes: XS-XL, Weight: 1500g (tested), Warranty: 2 years, extra year if registered Arai Tour-X 4, Price: £579.99, Sizes: XS-XL, Weight: 1700g (tested), Warranty: 5 years Arai Tour-X 4 Tested…

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