Sport Tourer

  • NEW BIKES: Suzuki’s long-legged GSX-S1000GX

    NEW BIKES: Suzuki’s long-legged GSX-S1000GX

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    Suzuki’s been bloody busy of late; probably busier than it’s been in years, creating an ever-growing range of desirable and downright usable bikes that have big appeal to bikers far and wide – and the newly released GX looks to be poised to keep the good times going. Based on the GSX-S1000, and subsequently the…

  • Pricing and availability of 25th anniversary Hayabusa announced

    Pricing and availability of 25th anniversary Hayabusa announced

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    Suzuki has announced that the special edition Hayabusa, launched to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the legendary hyperbike, is available in dealerships now with an OTR price of £18,599 and will also be available on 2.9% APR finance on PCP or HP.  The anniversary edition, launched to celebrate a quarter of a century of an icon after the first generation Hayabusa changed…

  • Ducati Touring Reboot

    Ducati Touring Reboot

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    It’s looking like Ducati’s gearing up to get back into the sport touring game with two new variants of its Supersport 950 on the way soon. Recently filed registration documents suggest that we’re going to be treated to a couple of versions of Ducati’s Supersport 950 – and the suggestion is that they’re going to…

  • Great Winter Ride – Wales: East to West

    Great Winter Ride – Wales: East to West

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    Riding within Wales isn’t all about the National Parks, with plenty of excellent riding in between, and winter weather can put them out of bounds anyway. Dave Manning finds out… For this Winter Ride, focussing within Wales, I decided on starting from Oswestry, the town of my birth. Now, while the town isn’t actually in…

  • Honda’s new sport touring twin: the NT1100

    Honda’s new sport touring twin: the NT1100

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    Do you miss the Pan European or the Deauville? Well, Honda has just revealed a brand-new bike that’s not too dissimilar from either… Adventure bikes have been all the rage for the last few years, but their popularity has left a gap in the market as tourers have been overlooked. In Honda’s case the gap…

  • Want to see Yamaha's plans for a carbon-fibre road bike that BRUISES when damaged and emits LIGHT from a wound to the frame?

    Want to see Yamaha's plans for a carbon-fibre road bike that BRUISES when damaged and emits LIGHT from a wound to the frame?

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    Here’s a design patent from Yamaha that’s going to blow a few minds – a carbon-fibre framed motorcycle that BRUISES when the frame is damaged, even if the bike falls over at a standstill. It might sound like a thought-pattern straight from the latest sci-fi blockbuster movie, but the truth of the matter is that…

  • Want to see Yamaha’s plans for a carbon-fibre road bike that BRUISES when damaged and emits LIGHT from a wound to the frame?

    Want to see Yamaha’s plans for a carbon-fibre road bike that BRUISES when damaged and emits LIGHT from a wound to the frame?

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    Here’s a design patent from Yamaha that’s going to blow a few minds – a carbon-fibre framed motorcycle that BRUISES when the frame is damaged, even if the bike falls over at a standstill. It might sound like a thought-pattern straight from the latest sci-fi blockbuster movie, but the truth of the matter is that…

  • VIDEO: Kawasaki’s Ninja 1000 SX in ACTION.

    VIDEO: Kawasaki’s Ninja 1000 SX in ACTION.

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    Kawasaki’s recently released a video of its Ninja 1000 SX for 2020 – and to help you get under the skin of fourth generation sport tourer, here’s a look at the bike in action. Alright, so it’s an arty, marketing type video and you’re not going to learn much from it about the latest Ninja…

  • SPY SHOT: Yamaha’s NEW Tracer 125/150/155 breaks cover in Vietnam. Mini-sport tourer for the masses.

    SPY SHOT: Yamaha’s NEW Tracer 125/150/155 breaks cover in Vietnam. Mini-sport tourer for the masses.

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    A leaked image has emerged which suggests that Yamaha’s working on an all-new small capacity Tracer. And looking at the bike in its finished form, chances are we won’t have to wait too much longer for the official reveal of the Japanese factory’s learner-legal sport tourer. A spy shot is doing the rounds in Vietnam…

  • EVENTS: You can TEST RIDE Yamaha’s Sport Touring line-up this May.

    EVENTS: You can TEST RIDE Yamaha’s Sport Touring line-up this May.

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    Yamaha has just announced it’ll be offering punters the chance to test ride its Sport Touring range next month. Dealers across the country will be opening their doors across 11-12 May, offering the chance to test ride Yamaha’s new-for-2019 Tracer 700 GT, its Tracer 900 and the super-practical FJR1300 tourer. That’s not all, there will…

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