MoreBikes May 2022

  • TOP READ! Twenty Travellers’ Tales from Around the World

    TOP READ! Twenty Travellers’ Tales from Around the World

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    One of our favourite adventurers and authors, Sam Manicom has announced his latest celebration of motorcycle overlanding. Pulling together the expertise and experiences of 20 authors, ‘The Moment Collectors’ takes readers on a journey to the big sky plains of Mongolia; African deserts; the majesty of the Pamir Highway; the far reaches of Alaska; the…

  • BMW’s all-electric CE 04 transforms bold concept into reality.

    BMW’s all-electric CE 04 transforms bold concept into reality.

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     We travel to Barcelona to see if this radical new scooter goes as well as it looks BMW led from the off in the production of electric scooters with the C-Evolution, which was officially launched back in 2014. Now, for 2022, the German manufacturer has taken another significant leap forward with the futuristic CE 04.Clearly,…

  • Legal Q&A – Police Biker takes a tumble..

    Legal Q&A – Police Biker takes a tumble..

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    Q My Mum and Dad were both in the Police and my sister and I have followed suit.  I suppose it’s ‘in the blood’. Around three years ago, I qualified to join our area traffic section, specifically so I could ride the police motorbikes.  You have to jump through quite a few hoops, but having…

  • BANG FOR YOUR BUCK! Suzuki GSR750

    BANG FOR YOUR BUCK! Suzuki GSR750

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    2011: Kawasaki’s radically-styled Z750 was a cash cow; in Europe (especially France) it was King of Sales. The aging Bandit and much-derided GSR600 were on the way out. So Suzuki performed its old trick of taking an existing engine, re/de-tune it and drop it into a new frame. The GSR750 was born. Bob Pickett investigates……

  • Can-Am returns! Electric motorcycle range on the way for 2024

    Can-Am returns! Electric motorcycle range on the way for 2024

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    Can-Am hasn’t released a bike for years. But it looks as though that’s all about to change… Believe it or not, the Bombardier Recreational Products-owned brand has been out of the motorcycle game since the 1980s – but a recent announcement confirms it’s preparing to make a resurgence, with a range of electric bikes due…

  • Yamaha’s working on POWER STEERING for bikes

    Yamaha’s working on POWER STEERING for bikes

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    Yamaha has released some details about a new power steering system for motorcycles, which it’s trialling for the Japanese MX championship. Power steering on bikes…? Who needs that? Well, Yamaha reckons there’s something in it – which is why it’s revealed its own Electronic Power Steering system. The Japanese factory is trying it out on…

  • GILERA to return?

    GILERA to return?

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    Is the Italian firm set to make a return? It’s looking like it, courtesy of the partnership between Zongshen and Piaggio. With the Gilera name used by Zongshen when it revealed its Cyclone RA9 at the China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition in 2021, reports now suggest that it’s also been used for some patents for…

  • DELAYED: BSA UPDATE ON GOLD STAR 650

    DELAYED: BSA UPDATE ON GOLD STAR 650

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    The brand-new Gold Star 650 from the resurgent BSA factory was supposed to be in dealers this month – but alas, there’s no sign of it just yet. What’s the score?Following the news that Indian automotive giant Mahindra was preparing to reintroduce the iconic brand into Britain, we’ve been eagerly anticipating the chance to finally…

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