Dirty Business

The big boys come out to play WORDS: STUART “BIG BOY” WOODBURY  PHOTOGRAPHY: NICK WOOD Adventure. Let’s ponder that word for a minute; what does it really mean? Is it threading your way through heavy […]


Honda VFR800X Crossrunner

‘X’ hits the spot Take one VFR800 … Photos Graeme Baynes Honda’s VFR800 sports tourer has long been one of the marque’s most popular bikes, and with good reason. To leverage that fantastic V4 engine […]


Long term Suzuki CT50T

Playing on the Boulevard Here’s what we’ve been doing to our Suzuki Boulevard CT50T. Long-term loan bikes are always a lot of fun because you can give your imagination free rein. What did we think […]


Triumph Rocket III Touring

Houston, we have liftoff Mike Grant went to see the latest Rocket launch in Texas. Triumph launched its original Rocket III just over three years ago in front of an awe-struck motorcycling community. “Launch” was […]

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Yamaha MT-01 SP

Power Horse A ferociously torquey cruiser engine shoehorned into a well suspended sports bike frame It’s big, it’s grunty and it’s packed with Ohlins suspension but with a meaty price tag of $25,999, will it […]


Kawasaki KLR650

Hanging tough Want more bike for your hard-earned? Kawasaki’s KLR650 delivers Times are tough, and your next new bike will need to deliver more bang per buck than ever, right? Right. So are there any […]


Aprilia NA 850 Mana

Something wicked There have been automatics before. Will this one succeed? Among Polynesian and Melanesian peoples, mana is a supernatural force or power. Maoris believe mana may be either good or wicked. Aprilia obviously thinks […]