2016 Yamaha FZ-09 and 2016 Yamaha FZ-07 Updates

Normally we wouldn’t bother reporting on such minor model updates but we’ll make an exception in the case of Yamaha’s brilliant FZ-09 and FZ-07 pairing (known as MT-09 and MT-07 respectively outside of Northern America). The bikes remain pretty much unchanged from when they were released, which is both good and bad. Good in that … Read more

2015 Aprilia Caponord Rally Review

Before riding the 2015 Aprilia Caponord Rally, our thoughts were that the new wave of high end adventure sport bikes were akin to that of luxury SUVs. They might be fast, they might look like they can go off-road but for 99% of people, they’ll never leave the black stuff and wouldn’t do very well off … Read more

Ninja 300 Track Bike Project – September Update

It’s been two months since our last update and as usual, things can sometimes get in the way of best intentions. But thankfully progress on our little Ninja 300 project bike continues and includes replacement parts that were damaged when we bought the bike from auction, a new battery and some nice upgrades to the front suspension. … Read more

Honda CRF1000L vs KTM 1190 Adventure vs BMW R1200 GS – Which is the most Adventurous?

Come later this year, adventure riders will have three fantastic choices when it comes to truly off-road capable adventure bikes. The leader of the pack is undoubtedly the BMW R1200 GS – BMW’s most successful model and inspiration for many a midlife crisis. The KTM 1190 Adventure R is  slightly more focused at the off-road rider … Read more