Author Greg Leech

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0 BMW International GS Trophy 2018

BMW Motorrad’s biggest adventure yet in magnificent Mongolia Munich. The GS Trophy is heading to Mongolia in June 2018 for what will be its biggest challenge yet. With three new teams joining the competition (Australia, India and a second International Female Team) and now with eight days of competition, to allow…

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0 New Harley-Davidsons released

Sportster range expanded by the addition of the Forty-Eight Special and Iron 1200 Set to hit showrooms in late April, the new H-Ds are the latest of 100 new models the Motor Company plans to roll out by 2027. Ambitious target right there we reckon, but so far the…

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0 Earmold ear plug range

Soft, generic ear plugs. I’ve been using them for a long time now, and frankly, they drive me berserk. I never seem to get a perfect seal, they pull out when I’m putting on my helmet and after a few days on the road, irritate my ears. I have persisted,…

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0 Buyer beware: motorcycle accessories

Do your homework before buying bits for your bike to ensure it’s safe and rides like it should Bits for bikes. There’s a whole global industry that has grown up around improving and personalising a bike. A quick blast around the internet will throw up such a range of choices…

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0 Yamaha XJR1200/1300 buyers guide

Yamaha’s XJR1200 first saw the light of day in 1996, launched into a global marketplace that had made it clear it was looking for big-bore motorcycles with laid-back manners and slightly retro styling. We’ve come to know the category as the ‘Naked’, becoming a cornerstone of motorcycle market share, particularly…

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0 Looking back: The boxer engine

We all know BMW horizontally opposed engines as “Boxers”. But why? Glad you asked. Boxer engines got their name because each pair of pistons moves simultaneously in and out rather than alternately, like boxers showing they are ready to go into battle by touching their gloved fists against each other…

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0 Launch Report: Triumph T100 and Street Cup

We head south to test out Triumph’s brand-new offerings “Yet another Triumph in ARR I can hear you say”. Yes, it’s true that we have featured quite a few in recent time. There’s a very solid reason for that. The Hinckley (the reborn Triumph brand) mob have actually gone berserk…

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0 Buying with accessories

Do your homework before buying bits for your bike to ensure it’s safe and rides like it should Bits for bikes. There’s a whole global industry that has grown up around improving and personalising a bike. A quick blast around the internet will throw up such a range of choices…

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0 Ducati launches Supersport and Supersport S

In yet another genre-bending approach to its motorcycle range, Ducati has today launched the Supersport and Supersport S in Seville Spain, and editor Leech is on-site to give the thing a shakedown on both road and track. The bikes are aimed at the sport end of the sports touring category,…

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0 Riders to take on record-breaking Ducati cruise

Over 410 Ducati riders are set to attend a group ride at Sydney Olympic Park on Sunday 5 February. If all goes to plan, the event will break the record for most Ducatis on a single group ride. The current record sits at 405 bikes, which was achieved in Belgium near-on a…

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